Derek with former DWTS partner Bindi Irwin in 2015.
"Here's the exciting news I've been hinting at. Thrilled to be joining [Jennifer] and [Ne-Yo] with the amazing new show World of Dance. I cannot wait to see the amazing talent we will uncover on this new incredible adventure!" Derek, 31, wrote on Instagram on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Derek first joined DWTS as a pro dancer in 2007. He will now serve as a judge alongside J.Lo, 47, and Ne-Yo, 37, on World of Dance, which is set to premiere on NBC next year.
Click through the gallery below to see Derek and more DWTS pros then and now!