Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Safely Arrives in Poland After Evacuating Ukraine

After what he described as 31 hours of no sleep and a “traumatizing” train ride, Dancing With the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy made it to Poland from Russian invaded Ukraine.

March 1, 2022

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Arrested in Ukraine

The "DWTS" pro shares another update from Kyiv and reveals his next steps to leave the country amid the Russian invasion.

February 28, 2022

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Says He Was Arrested in Ukraine Amid Russia Invasion

In his latest update from Ukraine, Dancing With the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy detailed the “fighting” occurring amid Russia’s invasion. Hear his message on getting arrested and more below.

February 28, 2022

Maks Chmerkovskiy Makes Plea to Former DTWS Partner Kirstie Alley From War-Torn Ukraine

While sharing harrowing firsthand accounts of the invasion of Ukraine, Maks Chmerkovskiy took issue with Kirstie Alley’s doubts on the reality of the crisis.

February 26, 2022

Peta Murgatroyd Asks for Prayers for Husband Maksim Chmerkovskiy Amid Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

As Maksim Chmerkovskiy remains in Ukraine, his wife and fellow pro dancer Peta Murgatroyd issued a plea on social media. "My pain is overwhelming,” she wrote in part, “and I’m struggling.”

February 25, 2022

Maksim Chmerkovskiy’s EMOTIONAL Message From Ukraine

"Dancing with the Stars" pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy shares a harrowing first-hand account from Kyiv hours after Russia began attacks on Ukraine.

February 24, 2022

DWTS' Maksim Chmerkovskiy Shares "Stressful" Update From Kyiv Amid Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Amid the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, Dancing With The Stars' Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a firsthand account from an area close to the country's capital city: "I will never be the same."

February 24, 2022

DWTS' Peta Murgatroyd Says She's "Filled With Regret" for Not Contacting Serge Onik Before Death

Peta Murgatroyd shared that her "soul is aching" following the death of Serge Onik, who helped choreograph moves for her and husband Maksim Chmerkovskiy on Dancing With the Stars.

August 26, 2021


DWTS' Val Chmerkovskiy Reveals What It's Really Like Stripping Down With Brother Maks

As part of E!'s Backstage Pass, Dancing With the Stars pro Val Chmerkovskiy explained why his new dance tour with Maks Chmerkovskiy is such an “intimate experience.”

August 3, 2021

Remember When Maksim Chemerkovksiy and Peta Murgatroyd Wed In a Legit Castle?

There was a castle, a dress fit for a princess, even a freaking rainbow broke out just in time for photos. Here's how Dancing With the Stars' Maks and Peta put together their fairy-tale day.

July 8, 2021


Maksim Chmerkovskiy Shares Why He's Hesitant for His 4-Year-Old Son to Pursue Dance

Fresh off his The Masked Dancer success, Maksim Chmerkovskiy tells E! News exclusively why he isn't pushing for a dance career for Shai, the 4-year-old son he shares with wife Peta Murgatroyd.

February 18, 2021

The Masked Dancer Finale Crowns a Winner

The Masked Dancer finale declared its season one winner on Feb. 17, and all we can say is that the well-deserved victor already has a few impressive trophies under their belt.

February 18, 2021

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Shares Video of His and Peta Murgatroyd's Private City Hall Wedding

Dancing With the Stars pros also wed in a much larger ceremony one year ago

July 9, 2018

Why Vanessa Lachey Says Dancing With the Stars Disney Night Criticism Doesn't Matter

Just look how excited Vanessa Lachey and Maksim Chmerkovskiy were for Disney night

October 17, 2017

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Couldn't Be More "Proud" of Dancing With the Stars Partner Vanessa Lachey

Dancing duo had an emotional performance in the ballroom this week

October 11, 2017

How Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Vanessa Lachey Bonded Over Emotional Dancing With the Stars Performance

After a week apart, the Dancing duo returned for an emotional performance

October 10, 2017

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Returns to DWTS to Perform With Vanessa Lachey—and There Were Lots of Tears

After Maksim Chmerkovskiy did not perform last week, he returned to dance with partner Vanessa Lachey on Dancing With the Stars on Monday night, with both ending their performance in tears

October 10, 2017

Vanessa Lachey and Maksim Chmerkovskiy Hug It Out Amid Dancing With the Stars Drama

After skipping last week's show, Maks is definitely back to rehearsing with his partner

October 8, 2017

Feud Alert? Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Vanessa Lachey "Can't Find a Middle Ground" on Dancing With the Stars

Sources tell us Maks did not want to dance with Vanessa on the Monday, Oct. 2 episode of DWTS

October 3, 2017

Dancing With the Stars Season 25 Professional Dancers Include Mark Ballas, Maks Chmerkovskiy and More Returning Faces

Dancing With the Stars' roster of professional dancers for season 25 was revealed on Good Morning America on Wednesday

August 24, 2017

Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd Go Glam at Friends' Italian Wedding

Newlyweds hopped across the pond to go to a friends' wedding in Lake Como

August 12, 2017