FULL NAME: Maksim "Maks" Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy
HOMETOWN: Odessa, Ukraine
BIRTHDAY: January 17, 1980
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married to Peta Murgatroyd
NOTEABLE PROJECTS: Dancing With the Stars
BIO: Maksim Chmerkovskiy joined the cast of Dancing with the Stars as a professional dancer in season 2 (2006). In his time on the series, he won the mirrorball trophy with partner Meryl Davis. He appeared in the finals of the show five times in his 17 seasons. Chmerkovskiy is a professional dancer who primarily competes in International Latin dance. He owns multiple dance studios under the “Dance With Me” brand. He has also appeared on a variety of shows in the United States and around the world. Chmerkovskiy is married to fellow DWTS professional Peta Murgatroyd. They tied the knot on July 8, 2017. They currently have one child together, Shai Aleksander.