Dance Moms: Where Are They Now

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For Abby Lee Miller's most beloved students, the beat goes on long after livin' on the dance floor.

Back in the summer of 2011, Lifetime premiered a reality show that followed the early training and careers of children in dance and show business.

Cameras rolled as students danced nonstop at the Abby Lee Dance Company Studios. As for their parents, they managed to get competitive when being their kid's greatest cheerleader.

Tonight, a brand-new season kicks off with a brand-new crop of students. But for those select dancers who have moved on, they are still finding huge success thanks to their hard work, talents and loyal fan base.

"I learned that you have to work hard for the things you want in life. They won't be handed to you on a silver platter—you have to work persistently to get them," Chloe Lukasiak shared with E! News when sharing her biggest lesson from Dance Moms.  "You can't give up or listen to the people who will try to stop you from reaching success."

Since leaving the ALDC, Chloe has participated in seven films, wrote a book and started a YouTube channel to stay in touch with her six million Instagram followers.

But Chloe isn't alone in finding great success after the show. One name that many kids—and parents—will easily recognize is JoJo Siwa.

"Look at JoJo. She wants it. She works nonstop. Her YouTube videos are a sensation. She does that. She films nine episodes or nine little stories a week. She would edit them herself," Abby Lee shared with E! News' Justin Sylvester. "That kid was texting me at 3 in the morning. Why are you up? What are you doing? 'I have to finish this by tomorrow.' She goes into those meetings with Nickelodeon. She wants it."

Before a new season kicks off tonight, we're checking in with just some of the many talented faces who appeared in the franchise. Take a look at what your favorites have been up to in our gallery below.

Chloe Lukasiak

Rowan Daly

Kendall Vertes

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Mackenzie Ziegler


 JoJo Siwa, JoJo Siwa Sweet 16 Birthday Celebration

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Nia Sioux

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Kalani Hilliker


Maddie Ziegler

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Camryn Bridges, Dance Moms


Brynn Rumfallo, Dance Moms


Paige Hyland, Dance Moms


Brooke Hyland, Dance Moms


A new season of Dance Moms kicks off Tuesday night at 9 p.m. only on Lifetime.

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