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Kelly Clarkson performs on Dancing With The Stars: The Results Show on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. - Provided courtesy of ABC
10/18/2011

Check out photos of two performances by Kelly Clarkson and one by The Band Perry, as well as the reactions of the eliminated contestants on 'Dancing With The Stars: The Results Show' on Tuesday, October 18.

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09/05/2012
J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com in studio on August 24 about his role on Army Wives, his Dancing with the Stars win and being a new father. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC

J.R. Martinez, season 13 winner of "Dancing with the Stars" may not be doing the Cha-Cha-Cha in the ballroom anymore, but the actor and army veteran has plenty on his plate in his personal life.

The 29-year-old "All My Children" alum recently sat down with OTRC.com correspondent Tony Cabrera to talk about his ongoing love for "Dancing With The Stars," his renewed focus on acting and his full-time job as a father. Check out 7 facts about J.R. Martinez, regarding his on-screen roles and life as a father.

09/05/2012
J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com in studio on August 24 about his role on Army Wives, his Dancing with the Stars win and being a new father. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about his book, 'Full of Heart,' and acting on 'All My Children.'
09/05/2012
J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com in studio on August 24 about his role on Army Wives, his Dancing with the Stars win and being a new father. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about his book, 'Full of Heart,' and acting on 'All My Children.'
09/05/2012
J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com in studio on August 24 about his role on Army Wives, his Dancing with the Stars win and being a new father. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC Actor J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about his acting career, says it's 'definitely' his new focus.
09/05/2012
J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com in studio on August 24 about his role on Army Wives, his Dancing with the Stars win and being a new father. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC Actor J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about his role on 'Army Wives,' his past on 'All My Children.'
09/05/2012
J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com in studio on August 24 about his role on Army Wives, his Dancing with the Stars win and being a new father. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC Actor J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about his future, his book and his budding acting career.
09/05/2012
J.R. Martinez talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com in studio on August 24 about his role on Army Wives, his Dancing with the Stars win and being a new father. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC J.R. Martinez talked to OTRC about his 'Dancing with the Stars' win and how he's a huge fan of the show.
05/02/2012

"Dancing With The Stars" champ and former "All My Children" actor J.R. Martinez and his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones welcomed their first child, a girl, on May 2 in Los Angeles.

The girl, named Lauryn Anabelle Martinez, weighed in at 7 pounds and 13 ounces, according to People magazine. "She has a couple of cute little freckles on her cheeks, a full head of hair and the cutest little lips," Martinez told the magazine. He also revealed they've already been calling her "Belle" as a nickname.

12/17/2011
J.R. Martinez appears in a photo posted on his official Facebook page on July 1, 2011. - Provided courtesy of Facebook.com/KnowJR

J.R. Martinez and his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones are expecting their first child, a daughter, the recent "Dancing With the Stars" winner confirmed on Saturday.

"We found out just last week it's a girl and we are over the moon," Martinez told People magazine. "Diana has a little baby bump now and it's the cutest thing ever. With the holidays coming up, this is the biggest and best gift we could get."

11/22/2011
 All My Children actor and Iraq War veteran J.R. Martinez and his partner Karina Smirnoff received 25 out of 30 from the judges for their Tango on the October 31 episode Dancing With The Stars. - Provided courtesy of ABC Photo See photos of J.R. Martinez and partner Karina Smirnoff on 'Dancing With the Stars' in the fall of 2011, during the show's 13th season.
11/27/2011
J.R. Martinez talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com after the Dancing With The Stars season 13 finale on Tuesday, November 22. - Provided courtesy of KABC

The mirror ball trophy isn't the only prize J.R. Martinez received after winning "Dancing With The Stars" on Tuesday, November 22.

The former "All My Children" actor and Iraq War veteran was praised by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in a letter and a phone call to the ballroom champ on Friday, November 25. Panetta also invited Martinez to meet him at the Pentagon, according to the Associated Press.

11/22/2011
All My Children actor and Iraq War veteran J.R. Martinez and his partner Karina Smirnoff hold up their Mirrorball Trophies after winning season 13 of Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. - Provided courtesy of ABC / Adam Taylor

See photos of Lady Antebellum debuting their new song 'Dancing Away with My Heart' and the winner of 'DWTS' season 13 on November 22, 2011.

11/23/2011
J.R. Martinez talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com after the Dancing With The Stars season 13 finale on Tuesday, November 22. - Provided courtesy of KABC

J.R. Martinez, an Iraq war veteran and former soap star, had a chat with his mother a day before he won the 13th season of "Dancing With The Stars" with partner Karina Smirnoff.

Rob Kardashian, brother of reality star Kim, and partner Cheryl Burke placed second on Tuesday's results show, while talk show host Ricki Lake and Derek Hough came in third. Martinez's mother, Maria Zavala, was in the studio audience, watching her son and Smirnoff receiving their Mirrorball Trophy.

11/23/2011
J.R. Martinezs mom talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com after the Dancing With The Stars season 13 finale. - Provided courtesy of OTRC J.R. Martinez's mom talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com after the 'Dancing With The Stars' season 13 finale.
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