Hitting its stride after 19 seasons, "Dancing with the Stars" has been known for introducing the world of ballroom dancing to the nation.What once was a staid competitive circle of rhinestones and high heels (for both men and women) has become a worldwide phenomenon and the dancers themselves as famous as their celebrity counterparts.
He was born as the son of father Aleksandr "Sasha" Chmerkovskiy and mother Larisa Chmerkovskaya.
Maksim owns four dance studios in New York City, which includes Ridgefield, New Jersey, Glen Head and Rising Stars Dance Academy (RSDA).
He also owns social and competitive dance studios under 'Dance With Me'.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy has also won several achievements several dancing titles in his dancing career, World Masters Finalist, All England Champion, Manhattan Dancesport Professional Latin Champion, Yankee Classic Professional Latin Champion and much more.
When he was 16 years, Chmerkovskiy and his father opened a dance studio, Rising Stars Dance Academy. Maksim Chmerkovskiy the ABC series Dancing with the Stars in the second season of a dancing show along with an American actress, model, voice artist, and singer Tia Carrere.