Val .is no stranger to Dancing with the Stars not just his big brother Maksim is a veteran at the popular show, this 13th season however the yes will be also on the young Val Chmerkovskiy. who will be Elisabetta Canalis’s dancing partner!
We saw Valentin dancing with Mark Ballas during the 12th season of Dancing with The Stars, before that during season 4th he help Maks with his dancing routines, and after that he saw the two brothers against each other in a dancing competition, we are aware he will have the enormous pleasure to dance along George Clooney’s ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis but what else do we know about the younger Chmerkovskiy?
Well let’s begin with the fact that his full name is Valentin Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy pretty exotic right? I thought so too, but he is commonly known as Val Chmerkovskiy he was born on March 24th, 1986 (age 25) in Odessa, Ukraine to Aleksandr and Larissa Chmerkovsky. He went to Hudson School in Jersey followed by Pace University (business management, entrepreneurship) As for dancing he began dancing at age 7, 5 years later he competed at the German Open, he was just 15 when he won his first IDSF World Championship. Until this day he has claimed 14 US dancing championships
Outside DWTS Val Chmerkovskiy has paired up with Dariya Chesnokova and Valerya Kozharinova with whom he became United States Amateur Latin Champions and won the Blackpool competition in England.