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Seven Facts Of Ade Chike Torbert: His Journey From So You Think You Can Dance To David Makes Man

Dahlia Published On Thu Mar 12 2020   Modified On Thu Mar 12 2020
Seven Facts Of Ade Chike Torbert: His Journey From So You Think You Can Dance To David Makes Man

Ade Chike Torbert is an actor and professional dancer who is mostly known for his spectacular performance in the American television dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance. 

Moreover, he has appeared in numerous movies, stage production, and television show, with the most recent being David Makes Man.

Here we will discover more about Ade Chike Torbert in the seven facts.   

7. Ade Chike Torbert: Age And Birth Place

Ade Chike Torbert, born on May 1, 1987, is 32 years old as of now. He will turn 33 years old on May 1, 2020, just two months away! Torbert was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States. 

6. He Is A Movement Coach

Ade Chike is also a movement coach, besides being an actor. Movement coach is a form of physical movement in which the coach often works with dancers, actors, musicians, and other performers and creators.

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Ade Chike Torbert at the premiere of "David Makes Man."

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For this reason, Torbert has traveled to various parts of the globe like Japan, Belarus, South Africa, and The Netherlands. 

5. Is Active On Social Media

The 32-years old actor joined Twitter in August 2010 with the username @adechike. On Twitter, he has 9,449 followers. 

Ade also uses Instagram to connect with his friends. His Instagram handle is @adechike, where he has 11.7k followers. 

If you want to keep yourself updated with Ade Chike Torbert, you can follow him on his social accounts.

4. He Has Appeared On East Los High

In 2016, Torbert joined the cast of the Emmy nominated series East Los High. The teen drama web television series revolves around the lives of a group of teens who are in the final year of their high-school.

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Ade Chike Torbert in the premiere of "Step Up 3D". 

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The 32-years old actor had a primary role in the series, where he is seen as Caleb Summers. Along with Torbert, Vannessa Vasquez and Danielle Vega were also seen in the lead role.

3. Had Interest In Dancing Since Early Age

Ade Chike's penchant for dancing did not start in teen years. He would dance following the steps of his older brother just at the age of six. As a matter of fact, Ade's older brother is a professional dancer. In the pathway to following his dreams, he began learning dance and theater, taking training at the Restoration Dance Theater & Harlem School of the Arts.   

With determination and hard-work, Ade got accepted to the prestigious Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. The school is the only one among the nine specialized high schools in New York City that receives special funding from the New York State legislature. 

Later, to perfect his dancing skills, Torbert has also gone on to receive training from The Alvin Ailey School, Boston Conservatory, and New World School of the Arts.

2. Became Fourth Favorite Dancer Of So You Think You Can Dance

The 32-years old actor appeared in season seven of the reality program and dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance. The seventh season premiered on May 27, 2010. 

In the show, Torbert, then 23 years old, performed with contemporary dance style. He went on to secure the fourth spot in the competition after winning the heart of millions with his phenomenal performance in the show.

Since his appearance in the show, Ade Chike has worked in numerous projects like Grease: Live!, Dancing With The Stars, Glee, and Fuller House

He also made his Broadway debut with Tony Award-Winning Musical  FELA and has guest-starred on the series The Real O'Neals and Nickelodeon's Game Shakers.

1. Plays As Raynan In David Makes Man

Torbert is currently working on the coming-of-age drama television series David Makes Man. The show, which premiered on August 14, 2019, has completed season one. 

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Ade Chike Torbert at Wanderluxxe Pre-Emmy Diversity Luncheon. 

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Torbert is playing as Raynan in the show alongside actors like Akili McDowell, Alana Arenas, Phylicia Rashad, Nathaniel Logan McIntyre, Isaiah Johnson, Jordan Bolger, Cayden K. Williams, and Travis Coles.