Lacey Mae Schwimmer (born June 28, 1988) is an American ballroom dancer and singer.
She is best known as a fourth place finalist of the third season of So You Think You Can Dance.
The twenty-five winners of the show, in chronological order, are Kelly Monaco, Drew Lachey, Emmitt Smith, Apolo Anton Ohno, Hélio Castroneves, Kristi Yamaguchi, Brooke Burke, Shawn Johnson, Donny Osmond, Nicole Scherzinger, Jennifer Grey, Hines Ward, J. Martinez, Donald Driver, Melissa Rycroft, Kellie Pickler, Amber Riley, Meryl Davis, Alfonso Ribeiro, Rumer Willis, Bindi Irwin, Nyle Di Marco, Laurie Hernandez, Rashad Jennings and Jordan Fisher.
The fourteen professional partners who have won are Alec Mazo, Cheryl Burke (twice), Julianne Hough (twice), Mark Ballas (twice), Derek Hough (six times), Kym Johnson (twice), Karina Smirnoff, Peta Murgatroyd (twice), Tony Dovolani, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Witney Carson, Valentin Chmerkovskiy (twice), Emma Slater and Lindsay Arnold.
Worlds finalist in 2005, and competed on Team USA during the British Open in Blackpool, England.
He grew up in Bellefontaine, Ohio and later enrolled at the Stratton Mountain School in Vermont.
Forty-four professional dancers have partnered with the celebrities.During each season, competitors are progressively eliminated on the basis of public voting and scores received from the judges until only a few contestants remain.These finalists participate in a finale, from which a winner is determined.Deeply committed to philanthropic causes, each year Vito holds the “Louie Vito Rail Jam” in his hometown at Mad River Mountain.The event is held to mentor young riders who are given the opportunity to compete without an entry fee and get outfitted in Vito’s premium gear.In 2009, he competed on the ninth season of the dancing reality show Dancing With the Stars.September 2009 - October 2009'Dancing With The Stars' partners Chelsie Hightower and Louie Vito were rumored to be together back in 2009 when they looked steamy onstage, but the flirting never turned into a real coupledom.She is a part of the i Hollywood Dance faculty teaching master classes in the United States and Norway. She is in the background of the scene during which a ballroom competition takes place.Schwimmer also has her own line of tube socks as well as a dance wear line designed by Sugar and Bruno Dancewear collection. Her parents are Laurie Kauffman and notable West Coast Swing dancer Buddy Schwimmer. In January 2003, Schwimmer was paired with Jared Murillo, and the two began competing at a junior level. Schwimmer entered the preliminary auditions for So You Think You Can Dance's third season partnered by her brother, Benji Schwimmer, following his win the previous season.Vincent De Paul, through money raised from auction items and food donated for the food bank by everyone who attends.Vito currently resides in Sandy, Utah with his dog Gucci.