Kyle Massey

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Kyle Massey
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Massey at the November 30, 2010 Epic Mickey launch party at the Times Square Disney Store.
Born Kyle Orlando Massey
(1991-08-28) August 28, 1991 (age 23)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Occupation Actor, model,[1] voice artist, rapper, songwriter, musician, comedian, dancer, magician
Years active 1999–present
Height 5ft 5 inches (1.65m)
Television That's So Raven, Cory in the House, Life Is Ruff, American Dragon: Jake Long, Fish Hooks, Dancing with the Stars, The Amazing World of Boo
Relatives Christopher Massey (brother)
Musical career
Genres Hip hop, rock
Instruments Vocals, guitar, drums
Years active 2006–present
Labels Walt Disney, Hollywood
Associated acts Raven-Symoné, Anneliese van der Pol, Orlando Brown


Kyle Orlando Massey (born August 28, 1991) is an American actor, dancer, rapper, comedian, and magician from Atlanta, Georgia. He is perhaps best known for starring in the Disney Channel sitcoms That's So Raven and its spin-off Cory in the House, in which he played Cory Baxter. Massey starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Life Is Ruff. Massey has released several rap songs for Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records. He provided the voice of Milo in the Disney animated series Fish Hooks and was the runner-up on the 11th season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. He began dating Visual Artist Shenae Moore on August 15, 2012. The couple got married on June 8th 2014 in a private ceremony with friends and family.

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

Kyle Massey played Cory Baxter on the Disney Channel shows That's So Raven and its spin-off Cory in the House. The show was cancelled after its second season. Massey also starred in the 2005 Disney Channel Original Movie, Life Is Ruff. He also voices the character of the fish Milo on the Disney Channel's Fish Hooks. Massey also played a role in the PBS children's educational series, The Electric Company. Massey will make his Broadway debut as John Caviness in the new musical Holler If Ya Hear Me.

Music[edit]

Massey appeared on the Disney Channel Holiday soundtrack and the Shaggy Dog soundtrack where he performed "Who Let The Dog Out". He sang the theme song for Cory in the House. Massey also raps a song called "It's a Dog" on the Life is Ruff soundtrack. He also sang the theme song for Yin Yang Yo!. Massey and his brother Christopher Massey have performed rap as the duo, The Massey Boyz. he also sang the music video for disney's underdog.

Dancing with the Stars[edit]

Massey was a contestant on the 11th season of Dancing with the Stars, which premiered on September 20, 2010. He and his professional partner Lacey Schwimmer finished as the runners-up in the competition. Massey's final dance was a freestyle to the song "Tootsie Roll" by the 69 Boys. He was praised by all the judges, being dubbed the "Fresh Prince of DWTS".

In 2012, Massey and Schwimmer appeared in the Dancing with the Stars live show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Cha Cha Cha/ "My First Kiss" 8 7 8 Last to be called Safe
2 Quickstep/ "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To" 8 7 7 Safe
3 Waltz/"Falling In Love At a Coffee Shop" 8 7 8 Safe
4 Rumba/"Nothin' on You" 6/8 6/7 6/7 Safe
5 Foxtrot/"Charlie's Angels Theme" 8 5 7 Safe
6 Tango/"If I Had You"
Rock n' Roll Marathon/"La Grange"
8
Awarded
7
7
8
Points
Safe
7 Cha Cha Cha Team Dance/"Workin' Day and Night"
Paso Doble/"Free Your Mind"
8
9
8
8
8
8
Last to be called Safe
8 Viennese Waltz/"Breathe (2AM)"
Jive/"Good Golly Miss Molly"
9
10
9
9
9
10
Safe
9
Semi-finals
Samba/"She's Got Me Dancing"
Argentine Tango/"Jai Ho"
10
10
9
9
10
10
Safe
10
Finals
Foxtrot/"Feeling Good"
Freestyle/"Tootsee Roll"
Tango/"If I Had You"
Cha Cha Cha/"Raise Your Glass"
9
10
9
9
9
9
8
9
9
10
9
10
Runner-up

Personal life[edit]

Massey is the brother of actor Christopher Massey, who played Michael Barret in the television series Zoey 101.

Discography[edit]

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Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2005 Life Is Ruff Calvin Wheeler Disney Channel Original Movie
2011 Beethoven's Christmas Adventure Henry Direct to DVD
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Selma, Lord, Selma Featured as Kyle Orlando Massey
Esparza/Katz TV-Movie
Passing Glory Principal/Dancer as Kyle Orlando Massey
Magic Johnson TV-Movie
2003–2007 That's So Raven Cory Baxter Main Role; Disney Channel Original Series
2003 The Practice Derrick Hayes Episode: Capitol Crimes
2003 The Parkers Babysat Child
2006–2007 American Dragon: Jake Long Huntsboy #88, Bertha voice
2007–2008 Cory in the House Cory Baxter Lead Role; Disney Channel Original Series; Spin-off of That's So Raven
2009 The Electric Company P.J. Watson Recurring role
2010-2014 Fish Hooks Milo Voice role; Animated Disney Channel Original Series
2010 Dancing with the Stars Himself 11th Season contestant
2012 Weird Girl Andrew all episodes at 2012
2014 Gotham Macky Recurring role

| 2015 | Being Mary Jane | | Recurring role ; Season 2

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Evan Lysacek & Anna Trebunskaya
Dancing with the Stars (US) runner up
Season 11 (Fall 2010 with Lacey Schwimmer)
Succeeded by
Kirstie Alley & Maksim Chmerkovskiy