Dance Moms Star Zackery Torres Is In The Process Of Transitioning

Dance Moms Star Zackery Torres Is In The Process Of Transitioning

Zackery Torres made a life-changing announcement. Torres took to her TikTok, where she excitedly shared about transitioning and said that she is transgender, and she pronounces are they/she. 

A day before Pride Month is set to begin, Torres released her announcement. 

“I’m transitioning. That means I’m transgender if you didn’t know. My pronouns are they/she, which means that they or she are totally fine, and I’m just hopping on here to tell you that I’m going to be posting more on TikTok and I’m excited about it!”


On Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition, Zackery made history as the show's first male-born contestant.

Zackery Before The Announcement

Zackery was born on 16th March 1999 as a boy. At the age of 13, she understood gender identity after spending two formative years on the Abby’s Ultimate Dane Competition as one of the cast members. 

Growing up, she was eager to pick a label and was also familiar with the feelings of being attracted towards the men. However, the thought of being labeled as gay did not fit right. Zackery also wondered if she was transgender, but that made her feel that she was not embracing her complete self. 

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It was not until Torres attended the University of Southern California. There she learned that she was nonbinary, and basically, during her sophomore year, she came out as nonbinary. 

In addition, she also expressed that Dance Moms stint more or less affected her decision. While she participated in the show, she was identified as a boy, and teachers and renowned choreographers took her as a male dancer. 

With her recent declaration, Zackery is very clear about her vision and proudly announced herself as transgender.

Family Background

Zackery hails from Lichfield Park, Arizona, a southwestern U. S. state. Later, she moved to Phoenix with her family. Her mother is named Gracia Torres whereas, she has not revealed her father’s identity. 

Her mother, who studied at Trevor Browne High School and Central Arizona College, is a hairdresser and color specialist at Prova Salon. 

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Torres gush about how her mother had always encouraged her and supported her without any judgment. She also often shares her love for her dad; however, he has stayed behind the curtain. 
More about her family, Zackery has two siblings Mia Torres and Tesa Jamison. Tesa is a married woman and fitness and a health enthusiast. 

Physical Attributes

Zackery has an impressive height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters). She was once judged and said she was too feminine to dance like a man. 

However, keeping the judgemental fellows aside, she is embracing herself, and with the transition, she will come out to be a great woman and a human being.

On her social media account like Instagram, TikTok, Zackery often takes out a time to communicate with her fans. On her TikTok platform, she has 126.5K followers and 4.3 million likes. 

Meanwhile, she has 79.1K followers on her Instagram account. 

Career & Net Worth

Zackery is the founder and CEO of Continuum Community, founded in July 2020. She also worked as a part-time social media manager at AZ Dance Medicine Specialist and part-time social media and communications coordinator for USC Kaufman. 

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Moreover, Zackery has also published an Evolving Conversation on Gender: Dance Edition on 7th September 2020 on Amazon. 

Till now, she has made an estimated net worth of $250K, and in the future, she will add a good chunk of load to her value. 

Is She Dating?

Zackery might be single and does not have a romantic partner to experience a love life. Her Facebook status read single and has not been updated till now. 

However, fans noticed that her cozy snap with a guy named Dylan on her Instagram account. On her caption, she cleared the confusion where she wrote he was dating her best friend and not her. 

Moreover, she also made a tweet on her Twitter account where she wrote her boyfriend is ballet. 

Other than tweet and snap, her dating history is clear.

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