Weslie Fowler is a star kid who rose to stardom as the daughter of the former So You Think You Can Dance star Alison Holker. Alison has extensively performed in a variety of sectors such as film, TV, and many concert tours.
Although her mother is the popular face in the industry, the information about Weslie’s biological father is still remained grounded. Besides, Fowler has two half-siblings from her mother’s second marriage to Twitch.
Furthermore, we will talk about her love for dance and many other unknown details you are looking for!
How old is Weslie Fowler? Her Mother Gave Birth to Her at 20
Fowler was born on 26th May 2008, in the United States of America. Her age is 12 as of 2021. She is the daughter of the American dancer Allison Holker. Allison was only twenty years old at the time of her daughter’s birth.
Regardless of her early pregnancy, the dancer was heavily criticized by her fans and friends at the time, after resumed dancing just a couple of weeks after Weslie’s birth. She told People magazine,
“I got a lot of beef, but no one looked at the fact that [dancing] is not just a dream or passion. It’s my job, income and stability.”
Besides, talking about her education, Weslie studies in the seventh grade.
Who is Weslie Fowler Dad?
Tabloids say Fowler’s real father was engaged to Allison at the time of their daughter’s birth. However, the couple called off their engagement when their daughter was around two years old. Other than that, there are no details about her mysterious dad.
In addition, Weslie maintains a healthy relationship with her step-father Twitch, a freestyle hip-hop dancer.
Is Weslie Renae Fowler biracial?
No, Weslie is a Caucasian as per her ethnicity and belongs to American nationality.
A short bio of Weslie’s mother Allison Holker
She was born in Anoka, Minnesota, but spent most of her early life in Orem, Utah. The Timpanogos High School graduate kick-started her dancing at nine with professional training at The Dance Club in Orem. She also honed her prowess in contemporary, tap, ballet, and jazz at the time.
Allison obtained international fame after her appearance in the opening and closing commemorations of the 2002 Winter Olympics. She gained further popularity following her performance on the second season of the reality dance competition show, So You Think You Can Dance.
Furthermore, the dancer is better known for her performance in another popular dance competition TV series, Dancing with the Stars. She made her debut in the 19th season of the project, finishing in 9th place. The performer became a runner-up of the series’ 20th season along with her dancing partner Riker Lynch in Feb 2015.
Weslie is following in Her Mother’s Footsteps
In an interview with the People magazine back in 2010, So You Think You Can Dance star told that her daughter has already started taking official dance lessons. The single mother of the child also revealed that her little girl is a huge fan of Fergie, a singer, and songwriter. Allison said, “She just moves — she loves Fergie! She goes for it 100 percent. I have to keep up!”
Weslie Fowler has Two Half-Siblings From Her Mother Marriage to Twitch
Weslie has two younger half-siblings; a brother named Maddox (born on March 27, 2016) and a sister named Zaia (born on 3rd November 2019). She shares a deep bond with her half-siblings and often uploads adorable photos of themselves on her Instagram.
On the other hand, talking about her mother’s marriage to her step-dad Stephen “tWitch” Boss (aka Twitch), the two tied the knot on December 10, 2013. The couple wed at the ceremony held at Villa San-Juliette Winery in Paso Robles, California.
Needless to mention, the family of five frequently appears in various places, spending quality family time together.
Social Media Involvement
Weslie is quite active on Instagram with a considerable fan following of 85.1k. She mostly shares her half-siblings’ and family photos on Insta. It is managed by her mum Holker and step-dad, Twitch.
Fowler Once Defended Her Clothing Style
Back in June 2020, the dancing star Allison shared a TikTok video along with her daughter. However, the clip received criticism from a naysayer who commented that Weslie dresses “like a boy.”
The pre-teen Fowler responded,
“Patriarchy is dead. Just because I don’t wear dresses and bright pink doesn’t mean I’m dressing like a boy. This is my style and and I necessarily wear comfy clothes and darker colors, and just because I dress like that, doesn’t mean I’m dressing like a boy.”
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In the meantime, her mother Allison also praised her daughter for standing up to troll, saying, “Proud of my daughter for standing up for herself and using her voice.”
Furthermore, in May 2021, in a Zoom chat with E! News, her mom Allison opened up about her daughter’s dressing sense which many of her classmates claim to be somehow boyish as opposed to being girlish. They usually chant, “You’re a boy. You’re wearing boy clothes.”
“She chose to wear suspenders and a bowtie—and she loved it so much.”
But her classmates, “kept being like, ‘You’re a boy. You’re wearing boy clothes. What are you doing?’ All this stuff,”
The actress continued, “So she was getting hit really hard.”
Despite all that, Weslie is staying pretty strong and has also plan to launch her own clothing line soon. She told the tabloid, “I want to get big in the fashion department. I’ve always loved makeup, clothing, fashion, hair.”