Best Maksim Chmerkovskiy Quotes and Achievements

Maksim Chmerkovskiy born on 17 January 1980 in Ukraine.

Dancer and choregorapher known as one of the professional competitors on ABC's Dancing with the Stars.

Maksim appeared on the TV Land sitcom "The Exes" in July 2012.

He also appeared on the ABC soap General Hospital in March 2013 playing the role of handyman Anton Ivanov, who danced with Kelly Monaco's character Sam Morgan during the Nurses' Ball.

In July 2013 Maksim made his second stint on the Broadway production of "Forever Tango. He first appeared on Broadway in the ballroom fusion production "Burn The Floor" in 2009 - 2010.

On May 20, 2014, Chmerkovskiy, paired with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis, won his first Dancing with the Stars title

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Trivias

  1. Maksim earned a reputation for being a bad boy on DWTS. He argued with judges and cast members while being extremely strict with his celebrity contestants.
  2. In 2013, Maksim Chmerkovskiy joined the judges’ panel on "Dancing With the Stars."
  3. He once dated Kate Upton.
  4. Currently, the dancer is married to Peta Murgatroyd. They tied the knot in  2017 and have one child, Shai Aleksander Chmerkovskiy, together.
  5. He had a skiing accident when he was a teen and suffered serious injuries to his right leg. He spent several months in the hospital and endured several surgeries, along with physical therapy.
  6. Doctors said the injuries would leave him handicapped for life but he proved them wrong and successfully healed from his injuries.
  7. He even invited his doctor to his first dance competition after he healed.
  8. The star has also appeared in several Broadway productions including "Burn the Floor" and "Forever Tango."
  9. Maksim has also acted in TV shows like "General Hospital" and appeared in the hit movie “Magic Mike.”
  10. According to his Facebook page, his biggest challenge was moving to the United States from Ukraine. He had to navigate the financial and language barriers but eventually adjusted.

Best Maksim Chmerkovskiy Quotes

  1. I'm an emotional person. I may not seem that way, but I'm an emotional person.
  2. As a dancer, obviously, we are all inspired by Michael Jackson, and I always looked up to Gene Kelly. He was a bigger version of Fred Astaire, and he was amazing as well.
  3. Listen, I'm a sweet guy. I'm just intense at work. I have nothing but the end result in mind. My entire career has been like that.
  4. My grandma and my mom are not happy about the fact that I am still a bachelor. It's not on my mind that I have to find the person I'm going to spend the rest of my life with. It will happen the way it's going to happen.
  5. I spent my entire childhood with my father. I started my first business at 16, and we became business partners. He's not just a mentor and somebody that I look up to, but he's also someone whom I took work ethic and determination and all of those qualities from.
  6. I never wanted to be a dancer. I was too big, I was too slow. I remember not liking it. Later on, when I came to the United States, I realized I had a skill, and when you come to this country, you realize if you have a skill and a determination, you can do anything.
  7. When I first joined 'Dancing with the Stars,' I did not want to do it. It's not what I like, it's not what I believe in... the judges are fake, this is fake, that is fake... there is not a lot of reality.
  8. I spent a lot of time taking acting lessons... Actors have no inhibitions, and I'm inhibited by everything. To be able to make fun of yourself is a skill and a liberating experience.
  9. Do you know what a showmance is? It is like being at a summer camp when you're a teenager. You spend summertime away from your home. When you spend three months very closely with someone at a particular place, it is like a summer love. You have no choice but to get involved with that person.
  10. There's no better exercise than dancing. 'Dancing with the Stars' is amazing. I used to take it for granted, but the three months you spend on the show, with that grueling regimen, you just shed weight. You can eat anything you want and it doesn't stick.
  11. I would love to be a dad. For the longest time, I've wanted kids, but you have to have the right setup, right?
  12. I look for someone whose upbringing was somewhat similar to mine because they can understand me - love for the family and everything else. You see someone's relationship with their parents, and you realize what that person's going to be like as a parent.
  13. I would definitely want kids. Would they be dancers? I don't know. That's up to them. If they show interest, I will push them do the best. I was not brought up in a dancer's family. I was brought up in a family where the mentality was whatever you do, you got to try to be the best at it.
  14. Dancing has been in us, in people, since the Neanderthal age. There's something about moving, something about interpreting yourself to the music, that's attractive, that's interesting, that's intriguing, and everyone wishes they could do that.
  15. I am a hopeless romantic who falls in lust and gets in trouble. I love my work and am very productive, yet I always find time to play.
  16. Would rather learn from failures I'm proud of than take pride in success I don't believe in.
  17. I'm more of a fantasy kind of person. I like movies. My favorite movie is 'Kick Ass.'
  18. I sleep - laying down, not on the ceiling. Nothing about my life is crazy. I fly a lot, I travel a lot. I eat and sleep like everyone else.
  19. 'DWTS' came to America and I was ranked first in the U.S. When I got the call, I turned them down. That's why I missed the first season because I felt like I was still seriously competing and it would have been distracting. They called me again for the 2nd season and I said yes. I wanted to see what it was like to do something different and here we are.
  20. I would love to be a dad. For the longest time, I've wanted kids, but you have to have the right setup, right?
  21. I spent a lot of time taking acting lessons Actors have no inhibitions, and I'm inhibited by everything. To be able to make fun of yourself is a skill and a liberating experience.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Achievements

  • 2014 Dancing With Stars Champion
  • 2005 Yankee Classic Professional Latin Champion
  • 2005 Blackpool Dance Festival Semi-Finalist
  • 2004 Manhattan Dancesport Professional Latin Champion
  • 2004 Nevada Star Ball Champion
  • 2004 World Masters Finalist
  • 2004 Moscow Kremlin Cup Finalist
  • 2004 Philadelphia Dancesport Festival Champion
  • 2003 All England Champion
  • 2003 Ohio Star Ball Latin Champion
  • 2003 La Classique du Quebec Champion
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