Comfort Fedoke

Born:     May 20, 1988
Place of Birth:  Lagos, Nigeria  
Zodiac Sign:  Taurus

Career

Fedoke, a former track and field athlete, began dancing after an injury forced her out of the competitive sports scene. She learned hip hop dancing from watching videos and then began to session with her brothers to further hone her craft. Her father enrolled her in Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts midway into her sophomore year, where she received training in tap, ballet, and jazz. She only had two and a half years of training before making it on to the show. She auditioned with two of her brothers and eventual winner Joshua Allen.

Fedoke was eliminated in the fifth week, but brought back the following week when Jessica King was cut from the show, having been sidelined due to an injury she suffered which, according to her doctor, required four to six weeks of rest. Comfort survived another week before being eliminated in the seventh week, making her the only competitor to be eliminated twice from the competition in any season. She also has the most appearances and most consecutive appearances in the bottom 3 or 4 in the show's history, beating Lauren Gottlieb with a total of 6 times.

Comfort was later seen in T-Pain's video "Freeze" and in Ludacris's "What Them Girls Like". She was also featured in Lee Jung Hyun's music video for "Crazy", which was released in Korea in May 2009 and was choreographed by Brian Friedman. Comfort was a dancer in The King of Pop Michael Jackson Tribute Tour in Germany, 2009.

In 2009 she performed uncredited as a reform school girl in the "Bootylicious" number in the "Hairography" episode of the television show Glee. Comfort was also part of the chorus of musical number in "Suits", the 100th episode of How I Met Your Mother in 2009.

Comfort was cast in Season 7 as an All-Star. She has also returned as an All-Star in Season 8.

Personal Life and Family

Comfort Ogheneruro Fedoke (born May 20, 1988) is a hip-hop dancer from Fort Worth, Texas and was raised in Lagos, Nigeria until she returned to the United States at age 8. She lived in Plymouth, Minnesota for three years before settling in Carrollton, Texas.

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