On October 30, 2007, the pair was voted off the show.
They have been the only couple invited back for an exhibition dance.
For the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars, Ballas was paired with Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast Shawn Johnson, winning that season's competition on May 19, 2009.
He was partnered with actress Melissa Joan Hart for the show's ninth season.
They were the first couple eliminated, on March 30, 2010.
Despite that, Shannen & Mark hold a higher average than a few celebrities who lasted longer than they did. They made it to the finale and finished in third place.
They made it to the finale where they finished as the runners-up, losing to Donald Driver & Peta Murgatroyd.
For season 15, he returned with season 11 partner, Bristol Palin.Ballas's partner for season 6 of Dancing With The Stars was Olympic Gold Medal-winning figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi. On August 25, 2008, ABC announced the cast of the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, with Ballas paired with reality television star Kim Kardashian.They were the third couple eliminated, finishing in eleventh place, on September 30, 2008.He is also a singer/songwriter/musician and released his first solo CD Hurt Love Box in March 2011.Ballas attended Rosemead Preparatory School in South London.At the age of 11, he earned a full-time slot at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London, as well as earning a full scholarship. He then moved on to win championships at The British Open to the World, The US Open to the World, and The International Open to the World.