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Hayes Grier biography: 13 things about ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 21 contestant

Benjamin Hayes Grier (©Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office)
Benjamin Hayes Grier (©Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office)

Professionally known as Hayes Grier, Benjamin Hayes Grier is a white man from North Carolina, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was born in New York City, New York, USA to Chad Grier and Elizabeth Floyd.
  2. He grew up in Mooresville, North Carolina, USA.
  3. He attended Davidson Day School in Davidson, North Carolina.
  4. He is Nash Grier and Will Grier‘s younger brother. They have a younger half-sister named Skylynn Elizabeth Floyd. He and Nash were popular on Vine, a video sharing service that operated from 2013 to 2017.
  5. He was a member of the Magcon Boys, a group formed in September 2013.
  6. He is 5’9″ tall.
  7. He was 15 years old when he competed in “Dancing with the Stars” Season 21, which aired from September 14, 2015 to November 24, 2015 on ABC, making him the youngest person to join the television competition series at the time. Partnered with Emma Slater, he finished eighth.
  8. In 2014, he launched his own clothing line called United XXVI with Aeropostale in collaboration with Nash, Cameron Dallas and Carter Reynolds.
  9. In 2016, he played Noodle Nelson in the television series “Freakish.”
  10. In June 2016, he was hospitalized after being involved in a dirt bike accident.
  11. In November 2016, he released his first novel “Hollywood Days with Hayes.”
  12. In 2019, he appeared in the TV mini-series “The Carpe Challenge: Miami.”
  13. On July 30, 2021, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested him in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. With a warrant for his arrest out of Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA, he was charged with assault serious bodily injury, common law robbery and felony conspiracy. He was booked into the Mecklenburg County Jail but was released after posting $17,500 bond before the day ended.

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