Who is Bailey Sok and what do we know about her? Wiki Bio
Bailey Sok was born in California USA, on 24 February 2004, so her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds American nationality. Bailey is a dancer and dance teacher, actress and a choreographer, perhaps best known for appearing in the “Zoe Valentine” TV series and performing in the “America’s Got Talent” show.
Early life and education
Bailey was raised in California by her mother, while nothing is known about her father who doesn’t seem to be a part of the family; Bailey has two sisters named Kylie and Britney.
When she was three years old, her mother wanted to enroll Kylie at a dancing school, and she received an offer to enroll Bailey as well for free, paying for just one child. Bailey first learned tap dancing, and made her debut stage performance at the age of five, and started competing in the following year. At the age of 10, she met her friend Kaycee Rice, and the video of the two dancing to the song “Anaconda” has been viewed over 40 million times on YouTube.
Bailey enrolled online into high school studies in 2019, as she is very busy; currently she isn’t planning on attending college after she matriculates.
Career as a dancer
At the age of 11, Bailey started dancing for Dance Precisions group before switching to Just Plain Dancin’. She went on her first tour called The Pulse on Tour at the age of 14, and after returning took up acting classes, and began vocal training. She has started learning how to dance contemporary and ballet, as she has so far mostly been focused on hip hop and jazz.
Bailey has stated how the person who she looks up to is Melvin Timtim, a member and the leader of the S-Rank dancing crew. She danced with the dancing instructor Matt Steffanina in February 2019, and the video of the two dancing together has been viewed over 20 million times on YouTube while two of their other videos have both been seen over 10 million times. Bailey has danced with numerous famous people, while she and Ellen Kim and Eileen Harman danced at the opening show of the 2018 World Finals of the video game “League of Legends”, with the video of their performance being viewed over 173 million times.
Bailey has been nominated for several awards, such as an Industry Dance Award for favorite dancer in 2017, and won an Arena Award for rising star of the year in 2019. She has been guest teaching at colleges since 2019, such as those in South Korea, Japan, and Australia.
Bailey’s sisters have both become professional golfers, and are attending a golf school. They persuaded Bailey to test her own skills at golf, and although it turned out she is not that good at it, it has become her main hobby, and she is often exchanging dancing advice for golf advice.
Bailey is also an actress, having launched her acting career in 2017 by portraying Sara in the TV series “The Neighborhood Kiddos” in 2017, while she only gained recognition in 2019 when she played Viv Anderson in the second episode of the eighth season of the TV series “Zoe Valentine” – the series follows Zoe Valentine (Anna Cathcart) who, after her sister dies due to cancer, is now trying to stay positive, and fit in at school.
Bailey is also an Instagram star, as her account is followed by over 1.4 million people while she is also a YouTuber, having launched her channel on 17 March 2014 which is currently subscribed to by over 220,000 people.
Love life and education
In 2017, rumors started circulating the internet that the famous dancer was dating fellow dancer Jason Hancock, after the two were noticed spending most of their free time together. Both Jason and Bailey addressed the public stating that they are only close friends; in 2019 Bailey started dating Kenneth Paul San Jose, a Filipino-American dancer best known for competing in the “World of Dance Philippines” competition show, finishing in 3rd place.
Ken was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 9 April 2002 – his zodiac sign is Aries and he holds American nationality.
— Bailey Sok (@Baileysok1) January 20, 2020
His father was a dancer as well, but died in 2018, a year after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, and his mother is Claudine San Jose; Ken has a brother named Matthew. He began dancing in 2014, first taking classes in hip hop while he is currently learning at several studios such as Millennium Dance Complex and Movement Lifestyle. He is also a singer, as he has released his debut song entitled “Lose Control” in April 2019.
Hobbies and other interests
Bailey is a fan of the film industry with her favorite actors and actresses being Brandon Lee, Jet Li, and Devon Aoki while some of her favorite movies are “Battle Royal”, “In the Mood for Love”, and “Lady Vengeance”.
She likes watching animated movies too, such as those made by Disney and Studio Ghibli – some of her favorites are “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind”, “Porco Rosso”, and “My Neighbor Totoro”. Travelling is her passion and she has already been to many Asian countries such as Japan, India, and China, as well as to France and Italy in Europe. She likes tasting various cuisines with her favorite being Mexican food. Bailey is a huge lover of animals, and has a pet dog and a cat, while she has on several occasions volunteered with her friends at an animal shelter.
Appearance and net worth
Bailey is 16 years old. She has medium long brown hair and brown eyes, is 4ft 11ins (1.5m) tall, and weighs around 92lbs (42kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.