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7 Things About J.R. Martinez: Dancing With The Stars Winner & Soon to Be Dad!

By Sunny Chanel |

JR Martinez

JR Martinez

J.R. Martinez is “over the moon.” Why? It’s not because he’s been inspiring thousands with his motivational speaking and story, not because he not only competed but actually won Dancing with the Stars but because of something that will really change his life. He and girlfriend Diana Jones are expecting their first child!

The happy couple will be welcoming a baby girl this Spring. Now, we all saw J.R. Martinez on Dancing with the Stars but what about the rest of his life and how he came to be where he is today?

Here are seven things about the soon-to-dad J.R. Martinez! nggallery id=’116943′

7 Things About J.R. Martinez: Dancing With The Stars Winner & Soon to Be Dad!

J.R. Martinez's Beginings

JR was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on June 14th, 1983. His mother Maria Zavala and he never met his father. He had two sisters (one had passed away) but they were raised in El Salvador with his mother’s family.

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