Alex Wong was born in Canada. In 2000, Alex won two Junior World Titles in Tap and Showdance. Alex won the Audience Choice Award and was a Bronze Medalist in the 2003 Genee International Ballet Competition. In 2004, he became the first Canadian to win the Prix de Lausanne competition in Switzerland. He danced with American Ballet Theatre and was a Principal Soloist with the Miami City Ballet. Alex was a finalist on Season 7 of the FOX hit series So You Think You Can Dance, competing for the title of America's favorite dancer. Later that year, two pieces Alex danced on So You Think You Can Dance choreographed by Mia Michaels and Tabatha & Napolean both won Emmy Awards. Alex has appeared on Glee, Smash, The Voice, Dancing with the Stars, The Academy Awards and several national commercials including Trident, Microsoft and McDonalds. He was also a Semi Finalist on American Idol. Alex released his first dance single "Crave" on iTunes and Amazon, filmed his music video, starred in a short film and had his Broadway debut, playing the role of Sniper in the Original Broadway Cast of the Disney musical Newsies, which won two Tony Awards and received six other Tony nominations. Alex also won the ACCA Award for Outstanding Original Chorus for the Broadway 2011-2012 season. Alex recently finished shooting the new TV series drama Flesh & Bone, NBC's Peter Pan, Ted 2, The King & I on Broadway, and CW's Crazy Ex Girlfriend. He was also featured on the June 2015 cover of Dance Magazine, and is working as an All Star on So You Think You Can Dance.