Valentin Chmerkovskiy Biography

Published On Jun 24, 2016
Facts of Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Date of Birth: 1986 , March-24
Birth Nation: Ukraine
Height: 6 Feet
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Valentin is now in his early 30s but till date there is no any information about his love affairs in the media. Till date there is also no any rumor about his girlfriend. His nationality is Ukrainian and he is of Ukrainian ethnicity.

Valentin was raised in Odessa, Ukraine till he was eight years old and then he moved to United States with his parents. Two years later, his father and his elder brother opened a youth-oriented dance studio in New Jersey. He joined this dance studio as its dance student. Half a decade later, he was seen with Diana Olonetskaya as a dance partner and together they won a world junior championship title being the first American dance team to win this title. In the early 2006, he was seen in the 2nd session of Dancing with the Stars. This time he appeared as a student of his brother not as a performer. The following year he also appeared in the session 4 and he danced off against his brother. At the end of 2011, he partnered with an actress and model Elisabetta Canalis and together they appeared on the 13th session of Dancing with the Stars. They were placed 11th in this show. In the next session, he performed in this show as the partner of Sherri Shepherd and they were placed 10th. On the 20th session of this show, he partnered with an actress and singer Rumer Willis. At the end of the show, they were announced the winner of this competition. He is now aged 30 years old and his net worth is $1.5 Million.

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Born in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR

March 24 , 1986

Six feet tall, Valentin Chmerkovskiy was born as Valentin Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy in the mid 1980s in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union to Larisa Chmerkovskiy and Aleksandr Chmerkovskiy. He has one brother named Maksim Chmerkovskiy. His nationality is Ukrainian and he is of Ukrainian ethnicity.

Joined a youth-oriented dance studio

1996

Valentin was raised in Odessa, Ukraine till he was eight years old and then he moved to United States with his parents. Two years later, his father and his elder brother opened a youth-oriented dance studio in New Jersey. He joined this dance studio as its dance student.

Won world junior championship title

2001

In 2001, he was seen with Diana Olonetskaya as a dance partner and together they won a world junior championship title being the first American dance team to win this title. During that time he also attended a college with a major in Business Management.

First appeared in Dancing with the Stars

February 10 , 2006

In the early 2006, he was seen in the 2nd session of Dancing with the Stars. This time he appeared as a student of his brother not as a performer. The following year he also appeared in the session 4 and he danced off against his brother. 

Partnered with Elisabetta Canalis

September 19 , 2011

At the end of 2011, he partnered with an actress and model Elisabetta Canalis and together they appeared on the 13th session of Dancing with the Stars. They were placed 11th in this show. In the next session, he performed in this show as the partner of Sherri Shepherd and they were placed 10th. 

Won the 20th session of Dancing with the Stars

May 19 , 2015

Valentin Chmerkovskiy is a professional dancer from United States. He is famous for his performance in the U.S. version of Dancing with the Stars (DWTS). On the 20th session of this show, he partnered with an actress and singer Rumer Willis. At the end of the show, they were announced the winner of this competition.