Peta Murgatroyd Boyfriend Maksim Chmerkovskiy: Who Is Dancing With The Stars Star Dating?

Peta Murgatroyd Boyfriend Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Who is Peta Murgatroyd’s Boyfriend?

Peta Murgatroyd is currently dating Dancing With The Stars star Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Peta Jane Murgatroyd, known as Peta Murgatroyd, is a New Zealand-born Australian professional Latin dancer. She rose to fame with her role in Dancing With The Stars, which she has won twice.

Personal Information about Peta Murgatroyd Boyfriend Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Full Name: Maksim "Maks" Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy

Birth Date: January 17, 1980

Age: 37 years

Birthplace: Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

Birth Sign: Capricorn

Nationality: American

Occupation: Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor

Children: 1 (Shai Aleksander)

Peta Murgatroyd Boyfriend Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Short Bio of Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Maksim Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian-American Latin–ballroom dance champion, choreographer, and instructor. Born to parents Aleksandr “Sasha” Chmerkovskiy and Larisa Chmerkovskaya, he has a younger brother, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, who is also a professional dancer.

He became famous after his participation in the American television show ‘Dancing With the Stars’. He appeared in the second season of the show and went on to win the show with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis.

Interesting Facts about Peta Murgatroyd Boyfriend Maksim Chmerkovskiy

1. Maksim started dancing at the age of 4.

Maksim started dancing at the very tender age of 4 when he was admitted to the school of aesthetic education, where ballroom dance was taught.

2. He had to put a titanium rod in his legs.

When he was 13, his right leg was broken in a skiing accident. The accident was very severe as the doctors had to put a titanium rod in legs to stabilize it.

3. He worked at a local Russian restaurant.

At the age of 15, he worked in a local Russian restaurant, dancing for entertainment. It was the place where he decided to win a show to raise his salary.

4. He owns a dance studio.

Maksim and his father have started their own dance studio Rising Stars Dance Academy. It is a youth oriented dance studio located in Saddle, New Jersey.

How did Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd meet each other?

Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy met each other in 2009 when they were both casts in the Broadway production of Burn the Floor. At first, Peta thought Maksim was very arrogant but became friends soon.

After several years, their friendship turned to something more. However, they broke up after a year in relationship until they decided to reunite again.

Who has Peta Murgatroyd Boyfriend Maksim Chmerkovskiy dated so far?

Maksim dating profile includes swimsuit model Kate Upton and ballroom dancer Karina Smirnoff. He was even engaged to the later. He had also dated Peta once before their reunion.