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Valentin (Val) Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy is a professional dancer, best known for his appearances in the American version of Dancing with the Stars (DWTS). He is the brother of fellow DWTS dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Dancing with the Stars

Chmerkovskiy appeared on the season 10 results show on April 6, 2010. He did a country western themed routine with his brother Maksim, Edyta ?liwi"?ska and Snejana Petrova.

He appeared on the season 11 results show on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, performing a music and dance duel against Mark Ballas. While performing to the song "Toxic" by Britney Spears, Val played the violin and danced with Lacey Schwimmer.

In season 13, Chmerkovskiy was partnered with model/actress Elisabetta Canalis. They were eliminated second, finishing in 11th place.

In season 14, Chmerkovskiy was partnered with comedienne/talk show host Sherri Shepherd. They were the third couple to be eliminated, finishing in 10th place.

Chmerkovskiy danced as a professional partner in season 15 with season 1 winner, Kelly Monaco. They finished in third place on the season finale.

Season Partner Place
13 Elisabetta Canalis 11th
14 Sherri Shepherd 10th
15 Kelly Monaco 3rd

With celebrity partner Elisabetta Canalis:

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Last Friday Night" 5 5 5 Safe
2 Quickstep / "Don't Get Me Wrong" 7 7 7 Eliminated
With celebrity partner Sherri Shepherd:

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Foxtrot / "Sherry" 8 7 8 No Elimination
2 Jive / "Proud Mary" 8 7 8 Safe
3 Rumba / "If I Could" 8 8 8 Safe
4 Tango / "Come On Feel the Noise" 7 7 7 Eliminated
With celebrity partner Kelly Monaco:

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Bang Bang" 7.0 7.0 7.5 Safe
2 Quickstep / "Who Says" 7.5 7.0 7.5 Safe
3 Paso Doble / "España Cañí" 9.0 9.0 9.0 Safe
4 Contemporary / "Fix You" 9.0 9.5/9.5 9.5 Safe
5 Samba / "Want U Back"
Team Freestyle (Gilles) / "Gangnam Style"
8.0
9.0
8.0
9.0
8.5
9.0
No Elimination
6 Tango / "Good Girl"
Group Country Western / "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)"
& "I Play Chicken with a Train"
9.0
No
9.0
Scores
9.0
Given
Safe
7 Foxtrot & Cha-Cha-Cha / "Don't Stop"
Swing Marathon / "Do Your Thing"
9.0
Awarded
9.0
9
9.0
Points
No Elimination
8 Viennese Waltz / "I'll Be"
Jive (Trio Challenge) / "Animal"
9.5
9.5
9.0
9.5
9.5
9.5
Safe
9 Flamenco / "Malagueña"
Rumba / "I Just Can't Stop Loving You"
8.0
9.5
9.0
9.5
8.5
9.5
Last to be Called Safe
10 Paso Doble / "España Cañí"
Freestyle / "(I've Had) The Time of My Life"
Instant Jive / "Cat and Mouse"
9.5
10.0
9.5
10.0
9.5
9.5
10.0
10.0
9.5
Third Place

Outside of dancing

Chmerkovskiy along with Tony Dovolani and Maksim Chmerkovskiy opened Dance with Me Studio in Stamford, CT on April 16, 2012. The Stamford location is the fourth in the chain and the first in Connecticut started by Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani, Maksim Chmerkovskiy and their partners. The other studios are in Ridgefield, N.J., Long Island, N.Y., and Soho, N.Y.C. Chmerkovskiy is also a rapper under the stage name Val C. He has released one album, titled "Val" to date. the 10 track album can be heard on his official website and a video for a single called "White Boy Boogie" can be seen on Youtube.



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