- In 2001, he placed first at the International Grand Ball and the Holiday Ball, and was named Emerald Ball Latin Amateur Champion.
- Teamed with General Hospital star Kelly Monaco in the first season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. The duo triumphed over five other pairs to win the trophy, but later lost a rematch against runners-up John O'Hurley and Charlotte Jorgensen.
- Operated a youth ballroom dance academy in San Francisco with wife Edyta Sliwinska.
- Michael Alexander Mazo — Son
- Edyta Sliwinska — Wife
- University of California, Berkeley, California, United States (BA in Cognitive Science)
- Birth Place: Soviet Union
- Profession: Dancer, Reality cast member
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