Mercel Dinkins Peloton Instructor- Biography, Age, Facts and Family

Mercedes Dinkins was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States on January 31st, 1969. She is a former professional dancer who has been teaching fitness classes since she was 17 years old. Her passion for fitness led her to become a certified personal trainer and later, a certified instructor for the Peloton bike company.

Full NameMercel Dinkins
Birth DateJanuary 31st, 1969
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York
Educationgraduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History
Age53
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight135 pounds
Marital statusMarried
NationalityAmerican
Net worth$10 million.
Social mediaTwitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

Mercel Dinkins Biography

Mercedes Dinkleins was born on January 30th,1969 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. She is an American Actress, Model, Singer, Television Personality, Author, Entrepreneur, Business Woman, Philanthropist and Social Activist.

She started dancing at the age of five and continued till the age of 18. After graduating high school, she attended college at the University of Miami where she studied dance. Later, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. She made her debut into Hollywood with the movie ‘Dance Moms’.

Family Background

Mercedes Dinkyins grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Her father name is Frank Dinkins and mother name is Brenda Dinkins. Her siblings are named Frank Jr., James, and Jennifer.

Body Measurements

Height: 5 feet 6 inches

Weight: 135 pounds

Waist Size: 34 inches

Hips Size: 36 inches

Bust Size: 32 inches

Bra size: 34 B cup

Leg length: 25 inches

Eye Color: Blue

Hair color: Brown

Ethnicity: White

Career History

In 1989, Dinkins was hired as a receptionist at the Law Office of Robert L. Greenstein, P.A. She worked there for two years before deciding to leave her job to focus on pursuing her career as a fitness instructor.

At age seventeen, she enrolled in the American Dance institute and began studying under Karen Kornfield. She trained for six months before beginning her career as a fitness teacher.

Education Background

Dinkins graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. She then went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Boston College. She earned a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University.

Favourite activity

Dinkins enjoys running, yoga, swimming, cycling, hiking, and playing tennis. She also loves spending time with her family and friends.

Training Style in PELOTON

In addition to being a certified personal trainer, Mercedes has been working out since childhood. Her mother owned a gym in their apartment building, and she grew up training alongside her siblings.

At age 14, she began taking classes at the YMCA, and later enrolled at the University of Miami, where she studied exercise science. After graduating college, she worked as a personal trainer while continuing to train clients privately.

Personal life

In 1991, while still studying at UCLA, she met James Dinkins, whom she married in 1993. They had three children together, all of them boys. Their sons are named Kyle, Tyler, and Jack.

Net worth

As of 2018, Dinkins’ net worth is estimated to be $10 million.

Mercel Dinkins facts you didn’t know

She is the only person to win three consecutive Emmy awards for Outstanding Choreographer. She was nominated for four Emmys for choreographing ‘Dance Momma’s’. Her choreography won her an award

Social media

Mercedes Dinkin’s social media accounts include Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

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