Sadie Robertson

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Sadie Robertson
Sadie Robertson 2014.jpg
Robertson in October 2014
Born (1997-06-11) June 11, 1997 (age 21)
EducationOuachita Christian High School
OccupationTV personality, author, actress
Years active2012–present
TelevisionDuck Dynasty
Dancing with the Stars
Parent(s)Willie Robertson
Korie Robertson
RelativesPhil Robertson (grandfather)
Kay Robertson (grandmother)
Si Robertson (great-uncle)
Bella Robertson (sister)
Rebecca Robertson (sister)
John Luke Robertson (brother)
Willie Robertson Jr. (brother)
Rowdy Robertson (brother)

Sadie Robertson is an American actress and reality television star on the A&E show Duck Dynasty.

Life and work[edit]

Robertson is a granddaughter of Phil Robertson, founder of Duck Commander. Her parents are Korie (née Howard) Robertson and Willie Robertson, the company's current CEO. She has five siblings; John Luke Robertson, Rebecca Loftin, Willie Robertson Jr., Bella Robertson, and Rowdy Robertson.

She sang Away in a Manger with Alison Krauss for her family's bestselling album, Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas.[1][2]

Robertson is an author, a speaker, and was the first runner up on Dancing with the Stars Season 19. Robertson has also ventured into acting, with roles in the films God's Not Dead 2[3] and I'm Not Ashamed,[4] and launched her successful "Live Original Tour" in the fall of 2016. Robertson toured with Winter Jam to 45 cities in 2017.

Robertson has several business ventures including a prom dress line with Sherri Hill, school supplies for DaySpring, jewelry and home goods with Glory Haus, and a fashion line with rue21. She also partnered with Roma Boots and worked alongside them in their mission to "give poverty the boot."

In 2014, Robertson wrote a New York Times bestseller book about faith and Christian values called "Live Original".[5] She has also written a devotional by the same title (Live Original) and a fiction book, "Life Just Got Real: A Live Original Novel" (Live Original Fiction). In 2018, she released a sequel to her first book "Live Original" called Live Fearless.

Politically, Robertson supported Donald Trump during the 2016 United States presidential election, as did her father Willie.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2016 God's Not Dead 2 Marlene
2016 I'm Not Ashamed Charity Cousin to Rachel Joy Scott (Masey McLain)
2017 Sun, Sand, & Romance Chloe Hallmark Channel
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2012–2017 Duck Dynasty Herself
2014 Dancing with the Stars Herself Contestant on season 19
Music videos
Year Song Artist Role
2017 "Past the Past" Lawson Bates Herself
2018 "The Long Way" Brett Eldredge Herself

Dancing with the Stars[edit]

In 2014, she was a celebrity competitor on Dancing with the Stars: season 19. She paired with professional dancer Mark Ballas and finished the competition in second place behind Alfonso Ribeiro.[7][8]

Performance history[edit]

Week Dance / Song Judges' scores Result
Inaba Goodman Hough Tonioli
1 Cha-cha-cha / "Birthday" 8 8 9 9 Safe
2 Jazz / "She's Country" 8 7 8 8 Safe
3 Viennese Waltz / "Married Life" 8 81 8 8 Safe
4 Samba / "Hunter" 9 92 10 9 Safe
53 Charleston / "Crazy Stupid Love" 9 94 9 9 No elimination
6 Rumba / "Diamonds" 9 105 8 8 Safe
7 Paso doble / "Come with Me Now"
Team Freestyle / "Time Warp
7
8
7
8
8
8
8
8
Safe
8 Contemporary / "Uninvited"
Cha-cha-cha Dance-Off / "Really Don't Care"
9
No
9
extra
10
points
10
awarded
Safe
9 Jive / "1, 2, 3 Turnaround"
Trio Foxtrot / "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"
8
10
9
10
8
10
8
10
Last to be called safe
10
Semi-finals
Quickstep / "Problem"
Argentine tango / "Problem" (acoustic version)
9
9
10
9
9
10
9
9
Last to be called safe
11
Finals
Samba / "Hunter"
Freestyle / "Super Mario Bros. theme"
Samba & Quickstep Fusion / "Nitty Gritty"
10
10
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
10
Runner-up
1Score given by guest judge Kevin Hart in place of Goodman.
2The American public scored the dance in place of Goodman with the averaged score being counted alongside the three other judges.
3This week only, for "Partner Switch-Up" week, Robertson performed with Derek Hough instead of Ballas.
4Score given by guest judge Jessie J in place of Goodman.
5Score given by guest judge Pitbull in place of Goodman.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Duck Dynasty Christmas Album Tops the Charts". Nola Defender. 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2013-12-21.
  2. ^ "'Duck Dynasty' Stars React to Their Xmas Album Outselling Gaga's 'ARTPOP' - Interview - Fuse". Fuse.tv. Retrieved 2013-12-21.
  3. ^ Cronk, Harold (2016-04-01), God's Not Dead 2, retrieved 2016-09-06
  4. ^ Baugh, Brian (2016-10-21), I'm Not Ashamed, retrieved 2016-09-06
  5. ^ 'Duck Dynasty' Star Sadie Robertson to Release Line of Christian-Themed Home Decor, Inspirational Jewelry
  6. ^ Seemayer, Zach (August 8, 2016). "ExclusiveE: 'Duck Dynasty' Star Sadie Robertson Endorses Donald Trump: 'I Trust Him'". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
  7. ^ "'Dancing With The Stars' Season 19 Cast — 'DWTS' Celebrities Announced - Hollywood Life". Hollywood Life. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  8. ^ "'Dancing with the Stars' Season 19 Finale Recap: And the Winner Is..." buddytv.com. Retrieved 9 February 2015.

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