Larry Bourgeois

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One of the “Les Twins” combo, Larry Bourgeois, has achieved success as a dancer, model, and choreographer. With the stage moniker “Ca Blaze,” Larry has become well-known throughout the world for continuously putting on mind-blowing hip-hop dance performances. The “Les Twins” have a natural talent for dance from an early age. Surprisingly, they did not take formal dancing lessons; instead, they meticulously perfected their boogieing techniques by watching the gyrations and movements of more experienced dancers. When Larry was 12 years old, he and his twin brother Laurent started participating in musical soirees, dance competitions, and concerts. When Larry made it to the finals of the wildly popular French television program “La France an un incroyable talent,” he first became famous. When one of the twins’ videos from the World of Dance tour went viral on YouTube, their popularity in the US skyrocketed. When Larry competed against well-known street dancers during the staging of “Juste Debout,” an international street dancing meet, his career as a dancer and choreographer received a significant boost. Additionally, Larry has performed as a supporting act for Beyonce, Cirque du Soleil, and Meghan Trainor in their live performances. He has moreover walked the runway for various renowned fashion houses.

Early Childhood & Life

Larry Bourgeois was born in Sarcelles, France, on December 6, 1988. The youngest of the nine siblings, he and his twin brother Laurent were.
Larry, who had a natural gift for dancing, improved his technique by studying and absorbing the popper, locker, and breaker dance styles of street dancers. He and Laurent never went to any formal dancing lessons to get better at hip-hopping.

According to a claim in a French magazine, Larry was born with a talent for boogying. He was only 5 months old when he first learned to walk, and by the time he was 2 years old, he could gyrate. He invented hip-hop skills at the age of 9 and passed them on to children his own age.

When he was 12 years old, he was already participating in adult-level musical competitions, meets, and performances. In 2005, the twins formed a dance crew called “Criminalz Crew” and recruited five gifted dancers for it. The trio entertained thousands of onlookers in the years that followed by performing in dancing clubs and on the streets.

‘Criminalz Crew’ advanced to taking part in hip-hop meetings, competitions, and contests, entertaining the crowds, and taking home multiple awards. The team performed at the 2007 Festival d’Avignon, an annual arts festival in France, to the music of the musical “Pas de Quartier,” which mesmerized the crowd.

Career in Dance

In March 2008, Larry Bourgeois signed up to compete in the “new style hip-hop” division of the annual, international “Juste Debout” street dancing competition. When Joseph Go and Meech, two French street dancers, were defeated by Les Twins in the competition’s semifinals, it garnered notice.

He decided to try his luck in season three of “Incredible Talent” after being inspired by his extraordinary success in “Juste Debout” at such a young age in his professional career. The brother, who made it all the way to the show’s finals, was a fan favorite.

A video of their performance during the World of Dance tour’s San Diego stop went viral in 2010.
In November 2010, Larry and Laurent Bourgeois made their US television debut on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” In the “New Style Hip-Hop” category of the 2011 “Juste Debout” challenge, Larry once again performed. This time, he won the competition by outperforming more than 350 other competitors.

By belting out performances at numerous international television programs, live concerts, and festivals in 2011, including the “Billboard Music Awards” where he appeared beside Beyoncé, Larry acquired global recognition. He took part in the BET Awards event, the Good Morning America summer concert, and the Glastonbury Festival all in the same year (UK).

Beyoncé Knowles and Les Twins collaborated to promote her album “4” on the French television shows “Le Grand Journal” and “X-Factor.” Additionally, the twins starred in her video for “Run the World (Girls)”. Through May 2012, they performed along with the American singer, songwriter, and dancer at the Atlantic City-based “Beyoncé Live” concert series.

In 2011, Larry and his brother traveled with the theater group Cirque du Soleil on their “Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour,” where they were billed as main performers.

In March 2012 in Paris, the dancing team performed a jive alongside the rapper Big Sean at Kanye West’s fall fashion presentation. During the promotional event “Wild Rabbit” in New York in April of the same year, Larry collaborated with “Timbaland” and “Missy Elliott” to promote the cognac brands of Hennessey, the largest cognac distiller, and retailer in the world.
Larry made his debut in Japan on “Nippon TV,” the biggest television network in the country, on July 24, 2012.

In order to play at the “Back2Black Festival” and the “Beats on the Beach” live concert in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Abu Dhabi, respectively, Larry once more teamed up with Missy Elliott.
For Larry and Laurent Bourgeois, 2012 ended up being a year filled with many significant events. In November 2012, they appeared as special guests on the Ukrainian dancing competition “Everybody Dance,” which was broadcast on television. The twins signed a contract with Sony Japan a month later to work on many projects.

For Larry and his twin brother, the year 2013 got off to a great start as they toured with Beyoncé exclusively as part of “The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.” The two performed cameo roles in the music videos for “Jealous” and “Blow,” which were featured on Beyoncé’s fifth studio album.

Several episodes of the Welling Films-produced avant-garde dance program “Avengers of eXtreme Illusions,” which aired in 2012 and 2014, featured performances by Larry and his brother.
Les Twins collaborated with Beyoncé and Jay-Z when their “On the Run” tour launched in 2014.

Choreographer’s career

For dance seminars, Larry and Laurent have traveled extensively throughout France, Italy, Germany, Canada, the United States, Poland, Finland, Kyrgyzstan, and other nations. They taught their own choreography in these dance workshops to crowds that occasionally numbered up to 5000 people.

Employment as a Model

Together with his brother, Larry has made a mark on the modeling and fashion industries. The Fall 2010 Men’s Collection by fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier had them sashaying down the catwalk. Since then, brands like Givenchy, H&M, Benetton, New Era, Hewlett-Packard, and Adidas have used Larry in print, electronic, and online advertising campaigns.

Individual Life of Larry Bourgeois

Larry had a daughter with a woman named Lylah while they were dating. Leala Nicole Bourgeois is the name of his daughter. He is also said to have dated Melissa, however, he is no longer connected to her.

Les Twin’s Net Worth

Les Twins are a pair of French dancers, models, and choreographers with a $4 million total wealth. In December 1988, Les Twins were born in Sarcelles, France’s Val d’Oise. They are twins named Laurent and Larry Nicolas Bourgeois in real life. Les Twins, who are well-known for their hip-hop dancing, have collaborated with a number of musicians, including Beyonce, Missy Elliott, Meghan Trainor, and Cirque du Soleil.