Dating partners dancing with the stars
Working at the restaurant, Chmerkovskiy decided winning competitions as a dancer would be a way to argue for higher pay.
With partner Elena Grinenko, whom Chmerkovskiy competed with from 2002-2005, Chmerkovskiy achieved the rank of 2nd in the United States and 7th in the world among professional international Latin couples.
Chmerkovskiy and May-Treanor were forced to withdraw from the competition in Week 3.
During a practice for their jive, May-Treanor ruptured her Achilles tendon and required surgery. On February 9, 2009, Good Morning America announced that he would be paired with Denise Richards for the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars.
Chmerkovskiy said he chose New Jersey because there was a plethora of dance studios that he disliked already established in Brooklyn.
The studio relocated a few times until it ended up in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.
On May 20, 2014, Chmerkovskiy, paired with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis, won his first Dancing with the Stars title.
In the ninth season, he was paired with actress Debi Mazar, during which they were eliminated fourth.For season 15, an All-Stars season, Maksim returned to the dance floor with previous partner, Kirstie Alley.In week 1, they received the second-lowest score, 19.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.