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WATCH: Val Chmerkovskiy Dances With Girlfriend Jenna Johnson in Maksim Chmerkovskiy & Peta Murgatroyd Have a Stylish Double Date. Double date! Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd posed for pics with Maks' brother Val and his girlfriend, Jenna Johnson, on Sunday. When asked whether he caught "the wedding bug" after attending his older brother Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd's ceremony.
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Maks first appeared on Dancing with the Stars on the second season as a professional dancer. Maks was on the series for 14 seasons and won the Mirrorball Trophy in with Olympic ice dancer, Meryl Davis. He left the series after the win but has returned to act as a guest judge and from season 23, much to the fans delight, returned to the dance floor.
Known for being passionate, opinionated and vocal, he is regarded as one of the most successful, loved and well-known cast members from DWTS.
Maksim is originally from Ukraine and immigrated with his family to Brooklyn in He is Co-Founder of Dance With Me dance studios with eight high end social dance clubs nation-wide dedicated to first-rate dance instruction.
Maks is married to Dancing with the Stars pro, Peta Murgatroyd and in January they had their first child, a son, Shai. It was in a small Eastern European community in South Brooklyn where Val first picked up ballroom dancing as an after school activity. Soon after, Val found another passion, playing the violin. In Val joined his brother Maks as a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars for its 13th season. The time US National Champion and two-time World Dance Champion quickly rose to stardom, becoming a fan-favorite for his impeccable performances.
Val won his first Dancing with the Stars Mirrorball Trophy with partner Rumer Willis during the ten year anniversary season of the show.
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Most recently, Val was partnered with Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, making it to the semi-finals. Peta Murgatroyd Peta Murgatroyd, the Two-time Mirror Ball Champion, first appeared on Dancing With The Stars in and over the past six years has cemented herself as a fan favorite on the show, starring in over episodes. At 15 he began working at a local Russian restaurant, dancing as entertainment.
Working at the restaurant, Chmerkovskiy decided winning competitions as a dancer would be a way to argue for higher pay.
The studio relocated a few times until it ended up in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. He said in of choosing a New Jersey location, "I didn't want to open a studio that would become just one of the studios in the area.
I wanted to open my studio somewhere where there was nothing like it and where people would look at it with no preconceived notions. Dancing with the Stars[ edit ] Pro dancer[ edit ] Chmerkovskiy competed as a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars for fifteen seasons. They made it to the finals and finished in third place. Following the season 5 finale, Chmerkovskiy reportedly told TV Guide Magazine he would not be returning to the show, something he later told People Magazine he had announced his departure because of stress.
Seasons 7—9[ edit ] He returned for the show's seventh season, this time paired with two-time Olympic volleyball gold medalist, Misty May-Treanor. Chmerkovskiy and May-Treanor were forced to withdraw from the competition in Week 3. During a practice for their jiveMay-Treanor ruptured her Achilles tendon and required surgery. Her withdrawal gave them a finish in 10th place.Maks drops By on Janel and Val's Paso Doble Rehearsal Week 10
They were eliminated second in the competition, giving the pair a finish of 12th place. In the ninth season, he was paired with actress Debi Mazarduring which they were eliminated fourth.
Halfway through season 9, Chmerkovskiy partnered Joanna Krupa for one week while Derek Hough was ill.
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For season 11, Chmerkovskiy partnered with singer and actress, Brandy. They made it to the semi-finals but were eliminated with a fourth-place finish. On week 3, his leg gave out causing her to fall heavily on him, earning 21 points out of In Solo's book, A Memoir of Hope, she wrote that Chmerkovskiy treated her roughly, once slapping her during a rehearsal.