Merrick Hanna

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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California

The ‘flo-bot’ style of movement made American freestyle dancer Merrick Hanna renowned at an early age. This young man with several skills is also a popper, an actor, and an animator. Merrick began dancing at the age of nine, inspired by his grandmother who, despite being in her nineties, still attends dance courses. He started off by dancing like a robot before quickly starting to educate himself how to pop and wave by viewing YouTube videos. He first gained notoriety for his outstanding performances when he was ten years old when one of his dancing videos went viral. At UC San Diego, he later began competing in neighborhood dance contests and even beat out more experienced dancers. He also received a resounding response on social media during this time, enhancing his reputation as a talented young freestyle dancer. He then tried out unsuccessfully for “America’s Got Talent” seasons 10 and 11. He eventually made it through season 12 of “America’s Got Talent” and competed all the way to the quarterfinals. On the theater and in television, Merrick has also performed professionally in both acting and dancing. With the Intrepid Theater Company, he took part in two complete summer Shakespeare runs. He is currently a client of Clear Talent Group. Additionally, he has posed for well-known companies including GAP Kids, H&M, and Honda.

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Career of Merrick Hanna

Merrick Hanna has been dancing with a passion since he was nine years old. He is a specialist in freestyle dancing and is well recognized for his ‘flo-bot’ style of dancing. He was first drawn to dance after seeing the “Jabbawockeez” on ABDC. Then, by watching dancing demonstrations on TV and online videos, he taught himself how to dance. He took part in the Nickelodeon-aired American reality program “Lip Sync Battle Shorties.” ‘So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation’ was a dance competition program in which he also made an appearance.

Despite not being accepted into “America’s Got Talent” during seasons 10 and 11, he eventually made it in during season 12. Although the judges on the program greatly admired him, he was ultimately eliminated in the second week of the semifinals. In his final appearance on the show, he danced to “iRobot (The Human Condition)” by Jon Bellion. He gave the impression of soaring in the air at one point during the performance! He received a standing ovation from judge Mel B, but the audience did not cast enough votes for him to win.

He has started an acting career and has appeared in Shakespearean productions of “Much Ado about Nothing” and “A Winter’s Tale” throughout the summer. In an interview, he said that being on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and dancing with Twitch were two of his favorite dance experiences to date.
His dancing videos have had numerous viral successes on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Merrick appeared at the annual performance event YouTube Onstage in Anaheim, California, in June 2018. Merrick enjoys using his distinctive dance technique to amuse the kids at the Ecke Family YMCA. He also assists with teaching hip-hop lessons to young children at Ecke Family YMCA fundraising events.

Individual Life of Merrick Hanna

Shawn and Aletha Hanna welcomed Merrick into the world on March 22, 2005 in San Diego, California, the United States. Sagan Hanna, his younger brother, is his name.

The adolescent enjoys mathematics, dealing with numbers, and solving mathematical puzzles. His school is Khan Academy. He intends to pursue a career in robotics engineering in addition to dance. He plans to attend UCLA, where his mother and grandmother both received their degrees, and he is now self-teaching Java coding. His father received his degree from UCSD, and he occasionally practices popping at the Poptikz club with UCSD students.

Merrick enjoys going to the beach, surfing, and playing Clash of Clans with his friends.

The net worth of Merrick Hanna

The estimated net worth of Merrick Hanna is about $1 million.