Val Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian-American professional dancer. He is best known for being one of the professional dancers on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, on which he won twice. He is also a two-time World Latin Dance Champion and a 14-time U.S. National Latin Dance champion. Born Valentin Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy on March 24, 1986 in Odessa, Ukraine, he is the son of Aleksandr and Lariss Chmerkovskiy. His older brother, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, is also a professional dancer. Val started dancing at the age of seven, and won his first IDSF World Championship at 15. He first appeared on Dancing with the Stars in February 2006 in season 2. On 14 June 2018, Val became engaged to fellow dancer Jenna Johnson.
Val Chmerkovskiy Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 24 March 1986
Birth Place: Odessa, Ukraine
Home town: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birth Name: Valentin Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Dancer, Choreographer
Nationality: Ukrainian, American
Race/Ethnicity: White (Ashkenazi Jewish, Ukrainian)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Val Chmerkovskiy Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 190 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 86 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 0″
Height in Meters: 1.83 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Chest: 43 in (109 cm)
Biceps: 15 in (38 cm)
Waist: 33 in (84 cm)
Shoe Size: N/A
Val Chmerkovskiy Family Details:
Father: Aleksandr Chmerkovskiy
Mother: Larisa Chmerkovskaya
Siblings: Maksim Chmerkovskiy (Older Brother)
Others: Peta Murgatroyd (Sister-in-law)
Val Chmerkovskiy Education:
Val Chmerkovskiy Facts:
*He was born on March 24, 1986 in Odessa, Ukraine.
*His family relocated to the U.S. in 1994.
*His father is Jewish and his mother is Christian.
*He is the younger brother of Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
*He joined Dancing with the Stars as a pro dancer in 2011.
*He is a two-time professional champion of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.
*He and partner Rumer Willis were crowned the winners of Dancing with the Stars (2005) Season 20.
*He and partner Laurie Hernandez were crowned the winners of Dancing with the Stars (2005) Season 23.
*He has a pet dog named Sir Sleep.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.