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Nickname(s): Kendall K
Peanut (by Jill)
My Little Kendall
Websites: Instagram
Gender: Female
Born: December 9, 2002[1]
Age: 19
Home: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Occupation: Dancer
PTHS Class of 2021
Affiliations: Penn-Trafford High School (alumni)
PTHS Girls Golf Team (former)
Dance Mechanics
The Irreplaceables
Abby Lee Dance Company (former)
Studio 19 Dance Complex (former)
Rogers School of Dance (former)
Height: 5' 7"
Friends and Family
Parents: Jill Vertes (mother)
Erno Vertes (father)
Siblings: Ryleigh McClure (oldest sister)
Charlotte Vertes (older sister)
Grandparents: Nan (grandmother)
Friends: Asia Monet Ray
Ava Cota
Brooke Hyland
Brynn Rumfallo
Chloe Lukasiak
Elliana Walmsley
JoJo Siwa
Kalani Hilliker
Mackenzie Ziegler
Maddie Ziegler
Nia Frazier
Paige Hyland
Peyton Evans
Sarah Georgiana
Will Simmons
Love Interests: John Rink (ex-boyfriend)
Austen Swankler (ex-boyfriend)
Caden Woodall (ex-boyfriend)
Kiley (cousin)
Kara (cousin)
Kade McClure (brother-in-law)
Pets: Juicy and Bebe (guinea pigs)
Lulu (dog)
Cricket (dog; deceased)[2][3]
Carmel (cat; rehomed)
Rebel (cat)
Episode Run
Debut: Everyone's Replaceable
Last: The Best Is Yet to Come
Quick Links
Search YouTube for Kendall Vertes
Browse Kendall Solos
Dance Tables

Kendall K[4] Vertes (born December 9, 2002) is the youngest child of Erno and Jill Vertes and is the sister of Charlotte and Ryleigh Vertes-McClure.

Kendall made her debut on Dance Moms in the second season, when she was selected at the audition to replace Vivi-Anne. However, Kendall departed from the team in The Runaway Mom after she was put on probation again. She then joined the Candy Apple's Dance Center team.

She eventually re-joined the ALDC elite team in Guess Who's Back? and remained on the team until Ashlee's Big Decision Part 1 where she and the other elite dancers decided to leave the ALDC and form The Irreplaceables.

In 2021, she graduated from Penn-Trafford High School.

Other Information

  • Her zodiac sign is a Sagittarius.
  • The middle initial letter "K" in her name honors Kendall's cousins, Kiley and Kara.
  • She began dancing at eighteen months.
  • Like her mother, Kendall is left-handed.
  • Her favorite dance ability are her turns.[5]
  • Besides dance, she also enjoys playing tennis.
  • With Maria May and Liza Retter, Kendall performed as a member of the singing/dancing music group "The Glitter Girls," on the television show Party Rockers, at the same time as her first broadcast appearance on Dance Moms. (A video is available online, with the act starting around 10 minutes and 30 seconds.)
  • Kendall's favorite styles of dance are contemporary and jazz.[6]
  • When she grows up she wants to be on Broadway, but if she doesn't dance, she wants to be a dentist.
  • Prior to joining the show, Kendall was already dancing at the Abby Lee Dance Company.
  • Her favorite colors are teal, baby blue and baby pink.[7]
  • Kendall's favorite competitions are JUMP and NUVO.[8]
  • Kendall's older sister, Ryleigh, was part of the 2017 Lifetime series So Sharp.
  • She switched to homeschooling in 2014 but later returned to public school in 2017.
  • In addition to dance, Kendall also enjoys golf. In 2018, she joined the Penn Trafford Girls Golf team.
  • Kendall is the fourth brunette OG dancer to be featured on the ALDC Elite Competition. The first being Maddie Ziegler, the second being Mackenzie Ziegler, the third being Brooke Hyland, and the fifth being Kalani Hilliker.
  • She was in the 3rd Grade when she joined the ALDC Elite Competition Team in Season 2 of Dance Moms.

Other Credits

To see Kendall Vertes' other credits, visit the Kendall Vertes/Credits subpage.


To see Kendall Vertes's placements on the pyramid, visit the Kendall Vertes/Pyramid subpage.


To see tables for Kendall Vertes' dances and results, visit the Kendall Vertes/Dances subpage.


To view the gallery for Kendall Vertes, click here.

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