Peta Murgatroyd & Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd

Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd  


Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy have been married for 6 months. They were dating for 3 years after getting together in May 2012. After 1 year of engagement they married on 8th Jul 2017.

They have a son named Shai Aleksander age 1.


Peta Murgatroyd is a 31 year old New Zealander Dancer. Born Peta Jane Murgatroyd on 14th July, 1986 in Auckland, New Zealand, she is famous for Dancing with the stars. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy is a 38 year old Ukrainian Dancer. Born Maksim Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy on 17th January, 1980 in Odessa, Ukraine, he is famous for Dancing With the Stars. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.


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Relationship Statistics

DatingMay 2012 - 5th Dec 2015 3 years, 7 months
Engaged5th Dec 2015 - 8th Jul 2017 1 year, 7 months
Married8th Jul 2017 - present 8 months, 17 days
Total May 2012 - present 5 years, 10 months

The pair first started dating in May of 2012 but ended things a year later. The two rekindled there relationship back in January of 2015 and are now engaged.
He's been linked to superstar Jennifer Lopez and model Kate Upton, but turns out Maksim Chmerkovskiy's heart has always belonged to Peta Murgatroyd.
"They've never really 'broken up,' " a Dancing with the Stars source tells PEOPLE about the professional dancers, who first stepped out as a couple in 2012. "They're with each other a lot and have been for quite some time, including all last season. Tommy [Chong] would tease her about it."
But don't expect Murgatroyd, 28, and Chmerkovskiy, 35, to make a big show of their relationship.
"After some of the more serious commitments Maks made in the past, he's not looking to make any big announcements or labels about things," says the source. "But Peta is his girl and he's never stopped wanting to be around her."
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In fact, one of the things Chmerkovskiy admires most about the dancer is her independent spirit.
"She couldn't care less about making things official or being called his girlfriend," says the source. "She is so the opposite of clingy and is content to just spend time with him and be happy."
Reps for Murgatroyd and Chmerkovskiy have not commented on the relationship.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy, proposed to Peta onstage in Miami on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. He got down on one knee in front of 1,500 people following their performance of Sway: A Dance Trilogy and presented her with a custom Cantamessa engagement ring that he designed for especially for her.

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Relationship Timeline

8th July, 2017 - Marriage

4th January, 2017 - Child

5th December, 2015 - Engagement

May, 2012 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Peta Murgatroyd
Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Peta Murgatroyd
Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Age (at start of relationship)
5' 7" (170 cm)
6' 2" (188 cm)
Hair Color
Brown - Dark
Eye Color
Brown - Light
New Zealander


Shai AleksanderMale4th January, 201714 months old



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