Ian Ziering, the actor who adeptly played spoiled rich kid Steve Sanders on Beverly Hills, 90210, made his debut as a Chippendales male exotic dancer in Las Vegas, NV last night … and as you can see below, he brought a pretty serious body for the occasion. Ziering, who is 49 years old by the way, showed off his goods on the red carpet at the Rio Hotel and Casino ahead of his performance last night and, if I do say so myself, was lookin’ pretty damn good. Click below to see a few photos of Ian in his Chippendales costume to see what all the fuss is about.
He’s whittled his body down from 205 to 180 pounds in the last three months. And Chippendales guest headliner Ian Ziering flaunted his incredibly sculpted torso and six-pack abs at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday. The Beverly Hills, 90210 heartthrob easily defied his 49 years as he donned the famed dance troupe’s bow-tie collar and French cuffs on the red carpet. The former Dancing With the Stars contestant also posed alongside other buff, tan, and hairless Chipp members – James Vaughan and James Davis – who came in second place on The Amazing Race. Ian has already piqued the interest of his 90210 co-star Jennie Garth, who supportively tweeted, ‘Say when and I’ll be there’ last Tuesday. ‘@jenniegarth its on! I will call you to set it up,’ Ziering eagerly replied. He also name-checked Luke Perry, Shannon Doherty, and Jason Priestly as co-stars who have also expressed interest in checking out his summer gig. The six-foot blond will appear Thursdays through Sundays through June 30 in the $10 million theater across from BK Whopper Bar. ‘I approach my career seriously, but I don’t take myself too seriously,’ Ian told Las Vegas Weekly. ‘I’ll be displaying more of an edge, and in a very sexual way. I’m hoping that will alter the focus and opinion of me from a lot of people’ … Ziering credits his wife of three years, Erin, for encouraging him to take on the scantily-clad job. ‘I’m like Magic Ian now,’ he joked. He and his nurse ladylove have two daughters – two-year-old Mia and one-month-old infant Penna.
Heh. Well now, Ian, how you doin’? You may recall that it was only last year that we saw Ian — fully clothed — hanging with his Beverly Hills, 90210 castmates Jennie Garth and Shannen Doherty for Jennie’s 40th birthday celebrating. Now, here he is … pimpin’ his body for screaming females. Good for him, I guess. When compared to other male celebrities (like Joey Lawrence) who have stripped down as part of the Chippendales troup, I think Ian makes a pretty decent specimen of grizzled masculinity. He needs to work on his facial expressions, I think but otherwise, yeah, he’s got the look. What do y’all think of
Steve Sanders Ian Ziering’s stint as an exotic dancer? Are you impressed? Would you pay to see him shake his money-maker?