The "DWTS" pros Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy decided to mix business with pleasure when they started dating in 2008.

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Born Maksim Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy on 17th January, 1980 in Odessa, Ukraine, he is famous for Dancing With the Stars. Help us build our profile of Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy!

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Latin-ballroom dance champion, choreographer, and instructor. He is widely known as one of the professional dancers on the American television series Dancing with the Stars, on which he first appeared in season two.

Maksim and Karina Smirnoff became engaged in Las Vegas on New Year`s Eve Chmerkovskiy resides in Edgewater, New Jersey.

He began dating a fellow Dancing With the Stars dancer, Karina Smirnoff, in the summer of 2008.

The couple announced their engagement on December 31, 2008.

Maksim has a boxer named Goga, and two cats name Lilu and Kuzy 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.

Born Karina Smirnova on 2nd January, 1978 in Kharkiv, Ukraine and educated at Nerinx Hall High School, Webster Groves, Missouri, USA, she is famous for World Trophy Champion, Dancing with the Stars, Playboy May 2011.

Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy were engaged for 8 months.

They dated for 6 months after getting together in Jun 2008.

They were engaged on 31st Dec 2008 but later separated in Sep 2009. Born Karina Smirnova on 2nd January, 1978 in Kharkiv, Ukraine and educated at Nerinx Hall High School, Webster Groves, Missouri, USA, she is famous for World Trophy Champion, Dancing with the Stars, Playboy May 2011. Maksim Chmerkovskiy is a 36 year old Ukrainian Dancer.