Kalani Hilliker is an American Dancer, Actress and Model. She gained prominence from starring on Lifetime’s Dance Moms along with her mother Kira Girard. She first established herself in the public eye when she appeared on season 2 of AUDC, finishing in 4th place. Her mother, Kira Girard, initially enrolled her in dance classes because she thought it would be fun to dress her daughter up. In 2011, Hilliker was part of the dance group “AKsquared,” Disney’s first Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off – Shake It Up Edition winners. She and the group appeared on Disney’s Shake It Up for winning the contest. In early 2013, Hilliker had a small role in one episode of the short-lived ABC Family television series Bunheads. She starred on Lifetime’s Dance Moms with Maddie Ziegler, Mackenzie Ziegler, Chloe Lukasiak, and Kendall Vertes.
On her YouTube channel, Kalani posts beauty videos, challenges, and stories about her everyday life.