Chelsi Kay Hightower was born July 21, 1989 is an Emmy nominated Latin ballroom dancer born in Las Vegas, Nevada, and raised in Orem, Utah. She graduated from Timpanogos High School and then attended Utah Valley University. She finished the season eight cast of Dancing with the Stars professional dancer and was a partner with Ty Murray, nine-time World Champion Rodeo Cowboy.
Her partner for the season nine was professional snowboarder Louie Vito. She was a collaboration with a Bachelor Jake Pavelka.They were voted out in the fifth week of competition and finished seventh in space. Chelsi received an Emmy nomination for "Paso Doble / Malaguena "dance, which she and Derek Hough performed and co-choreographed for dwts.
She represented Team USA in the Latin style of the International Dance Competition Blackpool Dance Festival held in Blackpool, England, and placed third with his team. Chelsi has his own clothing line through Sugar and Bruno and makeup line through cliche Cosmetics.