Which ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 29 Professional Dancers Are Married?
There are many professional dancers who returned to Dancing with the Stars to try to win again. Some of them are competing against their own spouses. These are the professional dancers who are married and how they met their significant other.
Emma Slater is married to Sasha Farber
Emma Slater joined the season to compete with Charles Oakley. Sasha Farber is also back dancing with Justina Machado.
The dancers actually met on the Australian show, Burn the Floor. But they fell in love years later during Dancing with the Stars. The couple got married in 2018.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy is married to Jenna Johnson
Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson started working together on Dancing with the Stars in 2014. The couple was rumored to be dating in 2015, but shortly broke up. They then reunited in 2017.
The couple got married in 2019. Chmerkovskiy is competing this season with Cheer star, Monica Aldama. Johnson is partnered with Catfish star, Nev Schulman.
Pasha Pashkov is married to Daniella Karagach
Daniella Karagach was 15 years old when she met Pasha Pashkov, who was 22 years old. Their dance coaches recommended they partner up in Russia, according to Dance Sport Info. They eventually started dating and they got married in 2014.
Pashkov is partnered with Tiger King star, Carole Baskin. Karagach is dancing with Nelly, the rapper.
Peta Murgatroyd is married to Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy first met on the Broadway production of Burn the Floor in 2009. However, they didn’t date until years later. The couple got married in 2017 and they have a child.
Murgatroyd is back on Dancing with the Stars. She’s partnered with former NFL player, Vernon Davis.
Cheryl Burke is married to Matthew Lawrence
Cheryl Burke and actor Matthew Lawrence met in 2006 on Dancing with the Stars. They dated for a year and broke up. They eventually got back together nine years later and got married in 2019. Burke is back, dancing with Backstreet Boys singer, AJ McLean.
Gleb Savchenko is married to Elena Samodanova
Gleb Savchenko told L.A. Parent he met his wife, Elena Samodanova in a dance studio in Moscow in 2002. They got married in 2006 and they have two children together.
Savchenko is partnered with Chrishell Stause of Selling Sunset this season. Samodanova has also danced on the show, but her last appearance was in 2012.
Artem Chigvintsev is engaged to Nikki Bella
There is one more couple that should be mentioned. Artem Chigvintsev met Nikki Bella on season 25 of Dancing with the Stars. She was engaged to John Cena at the time, but they broke up. She then started dating Chigvintsev and now they’re engaged.
She had their first child together in 2020. Chigvintsec is back and partnered with The Bachelorette star, Kaitlyn Bristowe.
It looks like Dancing with the Stars has made multiple love connections. Many couples are still going strong after dancing together.