Maksim Chmerkovskiy



  • Birth Place: Odessa, Ukraine, Soviet Union
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/17/1980, Capricorn
  • Profession: Professional dancer; choreographer
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Maksim Chmerkovskiy Fast Facts:
  • Began dancing at age 4.
  • Immigrated to the United States in 1992.
  • Broke his leg in a skiing accident at age 13. Doctors had to place a metal rod in his leg, and told him he might have a limp for the rest of his life.  He astounded them by dancing in a competition six months later.
  • Co-founder/Board of Directors member of the non-profit organization Dance Team USA.
  • Best known for appearing on Dancing With the Stars starting in Season 2.
  • Choreographed parts of the aquatic show La Rêve at Wynn Las Vegas.
  • Owns several dance studios.
  • Maksim Chmerkovskiy Relationships:
  • Larisa Chmerkovskiy - Mother
  • Karina Smirnoff - Ex-fiancée
  • Valentin Chmerkovskiy - Brother
  • Aleksandr Chmerkovskiy - Father
  • Peta Murgatroyd - Significant Other

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