Artem Chigvintsev Biography
The Russian-born American professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev is specialized in Latin Dancing. He is famous for his work on “Strictly Come Dancing”, “Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two” and “Dancing with the Stars”. He’s also been a member of "Burn the Floor" and has performed on the West End and Broadway. He is highly inspired by the professional dancer such as Rudolf Nureyev and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Artem Chigvintsev was born on 12th of June 1982, at Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, RSFSR, Soviet Union. At the age of twenty-one, she headed towards the United States and began dancing with Giselle Peacock, a champion ballroom dancer.
He pursued his dancing career professionally with the first series of, “So You Think You Can Dance” but was eliminated with his fellow contestant, Melissa Vella. Later, he made his comeback as a guest choreographer for season 2.
Likewise, Chigvintsev also appeared in the eighth series of “Strictly Come Dancing” as a professional dancer, where he was partnered with Kara Tointon, an English actress. The dancing couple made it to the final along with their competitor: Pamela Stephenson and Matt Baker. Defeating Pamela and Matt, the duo made it as a winner and were crowned as a series champions for 2010.
Again, he joined the following season of Strictly Come dancing season and was partnered with Holly Valance but was eliminated in the Semi-Finals. In season 10, he was partnered with television presenter, Fern Britton and was eliminated in week 6. Similarly, in 11th series, he was partnered with Natalie Gumede and reached the finals becoming one of the runner-ups, losing to model Abbey Clancy.
After that, Chigvintsev appeared in the 18th season of “Dancing with the Stars” as a member of the Dance Troupe. Correspondingly, he appeared in 19th season with a celebrity partner, Lea Thompson; in 20th season with celebrity partner Patti LaBelle; in the 22nd season with celebrity partner Mischa Barton; in the 23rd season with celebrity partner Maureen McCormick; in the 24th season with celebrity partner Nancy Kerrigan, and finally in season 25 with celebrity partner Nikki Bella.
Chigvinstev also featured as a choreographer on “So You Think You Can Dance”.
As far as his relationship status is concerned, Artem Chigvintsev is single and unmarried. Previously he was married to his dancing partner Giselle Peacock. However, the couple separated just after a year of their marriage.
He then dated and lived together with his girlfriend Kara Tointon, but sadly separated after three years. After tragic separation with Tointon, he was involved in a love affair with Torrey Devitto.
As of 2017, the professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev has an estimated net worth of $2 million.Edit
Born in Russia
Professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev was born on 12th of June 1982, at Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, RSFSR, Soviet Union. Talking about his nationality, he is a Russian and is of white ethnicity.Edit
Moved To United States
At the age of 21, Artem Chigvinstev moved to the United Staes of America to pursue his dancing career professionally and began dancing with Giselle Peacock, a champion ballroom dancer.Edit
Artem Chigvintsev tied the knot with to his dancing partner, Giselle Peacock. However, the beautiful couple separated just after a year of their marriage.Edit
Won the 8th series of "Strictly Come Dancing"
In the series 8th of "Strictly Come Dancing", Chigvintsev appeared as a professional dancer and was partnered with Kara Tointon. The dancing couple made it to the final and won the competition.Edit
dated Kara Tointon
After being single for more than eight years, Chigvintsev dated and lived together with his girlfriend Kara Tointon but sadly separated after three years. He then dated Torrey Devitto.Edit
18th season of “Dancing with the Stars”
Chigvintsev appeared as a member of the Dance Troupe in the 18th season of “Dancing with the Stars”. Correspondingly, he appeared up to the 25th season of Dancing with the Stars.Edit
Current Net Worth
As of 2017, the professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He has earned his wealth widely through his professional career as a dancer.Edit