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Latin–ballroom dance champion, choreographer, and instructor. He is widely known as one of the professional dancers on the American television series Dancing with the Stars, on which he first appeared in season two.
In his 17 seasons as a competing pro on the show, Chmerkovskiy made it to the final round five times, with two runner-up and two third-place finishes.
At age 13, he broke his right leg in a skiing accident and had a titanium rod put in to stabilize his leg.
Doctors foresaw long-term difficulties and little possibility of a dancing career; however, he recovered and was dancing again six months later.
Working at the restaurant, Chmerkovskiy decided winning competitions as a dancer would be a way to argue for higher pay.
Any doubts we had about Maks and Peta’s reconciliation are out the window though – because the couple was spotted on May 11 on a date, and appearing very much like a couple.They were eliminated second in the competition, giving the pair a finish of 12th place.In the ninth season, he was paired with actress Debi Mazar, during which they were eliminated fourth.Halfway through season 9, Chmerkovskiy partnered Joanna Krupa for one week while Derek Hough was ill.
They ended up coming in third place during the two-hour finale on May 25, 2010.He said in 2011 of choosing a New Jersey location, "I didn't want to open a studio that would become just one of the studios in the area. In Season 5 of Dancing with the Stars, he was partnered with Melanie Brown and the couple received second place.I wanted to open my studio somewhere where there was nothing like it and where people would look at it with no preconceived notions." In 2001, Chmerkovskiy had his first major success as an instructor when he helped his brother, Valentin, then 16, and Diana Olonetskaya, 15—became the first U. Following the season 5 finale, Chmerkovskiy reportedly told TV Guide Magazine he would not be returning to the show, something he later told People Magazine he had announced his departure because of stress.On May 20, 2014, Chmerkovskiy, paired with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis, won his first Dancing with the Stars title.