Dancing with the Stars Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are Married, Wedding and Proposal Photos
American professional dancers Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy got engaged on December 5, 2015, and together have a son, Shai Aleksander. Let's learn more about the life of the newly wed couple.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are Married
The Dancing With The Stars Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are married now. After around two years of engagement, the couple finally exchanged the vows in front of around 300 friends and relatives at the Oheka Castle in Long Island, New York on Saturday, on 8 July, PEOPLE confirmed.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd
Oheka Castle is where Taylor Swift's song "Blank Space" music video was captured. Murgatroyd who appeared in beautiful wedding gown with an off-the-shoulder bodice and gathered skirt told PEOPLE:
“Maks has loved this place for years and I took on the suggestion and I fell in love with it immediately,”
30 years old dancing star added:
“I had never thought of being married in a castle, but my jaw dropped when I first saw it,"
Rumer Willis and Sharna Burgess served as bridesmaids. Hollywood stars Tony Dovolani, Rumer Willis, Sharna Burgess, Jenna Johnson, Nyle DiMarco, Candace Cameron and Witney Carson attended the ceremony. After the wedding, all the guest were served with a five-course meal.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd's Romantic Journey
Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared off-and-on relationship since 2012. After dating for about a year, the couple got apart. Chmerkovskiy who was once engaged to Karina Smirnoff in 2009, shortly dated model Kate Upton after their break up.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy purposing Peta Murgatroyd
Murgatroyd and Chmerkovskiy got back in a relationship in October 2014. Chmerkovskiy proposed his girlfriend during the stage performance of Sway: A Dance Trilogy on December 5, 2015, on the sets of Dancing with the Stars.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd with their son Shai Aleksander
The couple together has six-month-old son Shai Aleksander who was born on 4 January 2017. Maksim and Peta finally got married on 8 July 2017.
Quick facts about Maksim Chmerkovskiy
- He was born on born January 17, 1980, in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR.
- He started dancing at age 4.
- He started working at a local Russian restaurant at the age of 15 and he decided winning competitions as a dancer working at the restaurant.
- He participated on Dancing with the Stars for fifteen seasons as a professional dancer.
- He is also a choreographer on Dancing with the Stars and La Reve.