At a young age, he entered the world of dancing in 2009 as Bailey Muñoz became the youngest member of the Rock Steady Dance Crew in Las Vegas. He focuses on break dancing as a hip-hop dancer.

In different countries around the world, Filipinos became active participants in talent competitions, whether it is singing or dancing. They say being talented runs in the Filipino blood which is why it is not a surprise as there are many Filipinos who have won in famous talent competitions around the world.  

Bailey Muñoz was born in Fremont, California in 2000, and raised in Las Vegas by his parents, Barbra and Ferdie. He was always dancing during their family gatherings when he was a child, that is why he began to attend dance classes at the age of eight (8). 

Bailey was crowned as the Season 16 Winner of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, an American reality show (dance competition). He was also a semi-finalist of America’s Got Talent Season 5 and appeared in the Disney Remix Dance Party on Disney Channel in 2020. Furthermore, Bailey had commercials, and television shows, and worked with big stars including Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Will Smith, Gwen Stefani, Meghan Trainor, and Justin Bieber.

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After his big win in ‘So You Think You Can Dance', Season 16, he is enjoying his dancing career as many opportunities are waiting and coming for him. On his official Instagram account, he shared that he is joining the upcoming ‘Season 3 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ which will premiere July 27, 2022, on Disney+. Two Filipino-Americans will be part of this season, Bailey along with Olivia Rodrigo, and knowing that makes us more proud of being Filipinos.

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With all of his achievements, Bailey’s goal is to inspire others to dance the way he was inspired. He aims to share his passion as it is not only a talent but also became his life. 

Celebrate success with Bailey in the comment section below and get to know more about him on his Instagram account, @bailrok

Written by Jewel Badillo

Christyn Jewel Badillo is currently a Digital Marketing Intern of PS Media Enterprise, and a 3rd year Bachelor of Arts in Communication student of Adamson University.


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