Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert at 2019 CFDA Awards

'Proud' Teyana Taylor Not Shocked Iman Shumpert Took Home 'DWTS' Mirrorball Trophy

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By Fiyin Olowokandi on November 23, 2021 at 9:50 AM EST

Teyana Taylor is showing the world that she never doubted her husband, Iman Shumpert's ability to bring home the prestigious "Dancing With The Stars" Mirrorball trophy.

The singer-songwriter proudly celebrated the NBA star's record-breaking victory on Instagram with a passionate tribute that proved the 30-year-old was her man's biggest supporter.

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Teyana Taylor Was Not Surprised Her Husband Won "DWTS"

On November 22, Taylor shared a series of pictures that captured Shumpert and his dance partner Daniella Karagach performing on "DWTS" alongside a video of the pair's big win.

The post was captioned with a lengthy message that expressed the "Wake Up Love" singer's adoration for her husband and his teammate.

The mother-of-two stated that she was proud beyond words for Shumpert's victory but not surprised by it. In her words:

"I am proud but NOT shocked!!!! YALL GOT THAT! AS YOU SHOULD! WELL DESERVED!!"

The choreographer also thanked the champions for 'trusting and believing in each other during their incredible performances in the show's ballroom.

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Most of all, the "Coming 2 America" actress was elated at the fact that the dynamic duo danced their way to victory. Fans weren't left out of the 30-year-old's message as she wrote:

"Thank you @dancingabc & all the fans and friends that VOTEDDDDDDDDD every single week!!! You are appreciated."

Naturally, the "Teyana & Iman" star's heartfelt words touched the hearts of her followers, who flooded the post with several likes and congratulatory comments.

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Iman Shumpert Made History With His "DWTS" Victory

PEOPLE revealed that Shumpert was more than the winner of the competitive dance show, the NBA star was also the first basketball player to ever achieve this feat.

On Monday night's finale, the 31-year-old broke "DWTS" records twice by initially becoming the first NBA player to reach the finals before making history as the winner of the show's 30th season. 

The shooting guard expert was crowned champion after defeating the other three finalists — Amanda Kloots, Cody Rigsby, and JoJo Siwa in a dance battle.

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Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert at the 19th annual BET Awards

The athlete and his dance partner blew the judges away with a combined cha-cha and foxtrot routine to "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire.

Thus incredible performance was followed by a freestyle to Missy Elliott's "Lose Control" and DJ Client's "Bounce." Both routines earned the dance partners a perfect 40 out of 40 score from the judges.

At the end of the night, Kloots came in fourth place, Rigsby landed in third and Siwa was second while the Mirrorball trophy was given to Shumpert.

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The "We Got Love Teyana & Iman" Stars Are Each Other's Biggest Supporters

Before Taylor's touching Instagram tribute to her husband, The Blast reported that the "Honey 4" actress was confident of the athlete's ballroom abilities.

The 30-year-old revealed that Shumpert usually participated in her dance rehearsals and this gave the NBA star the exposure he needed to be a great dancer. 

Given the amazing dance routines the father-of-two pulled off with the help of his "DWTS" partner, the "Gonna Love Me" singer's confidence in her man was certainly not misplaced.

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