Throughout the 31 seasons of Dancing with the Stars, many couples have found love on the dance floor. Some of these relationships were short-lived, while others led to marriage. Here are nine couples who found love on the show:
- Daniel Durant & Britt Stewart
In 2022, CODA actor Daniel Durant competed on DWTS alongside pro Britt Stewart, and they are now dating.
- Nikki Bella & Artem Chigvinstev
Artem Chigvinstev fell for his now-wife Nikki Bella the moment he met her in the dance studio. They began dating in early 2019, got engaged later that year, and welcomed their first child in 2020.
- Peta Murgatroyd & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy first met while working on Broadway together, but it wasn’t until they were both featured as pro dancers on DWTS that they truly connected. They eventually got back together and tied the knot.
- Val Chmerkovskiy & Jenna Johnson
Val fell in love with his wife Jenna Johnson because of DWTS. The couple began dating the following year and got engaged in 2018. They tied the knot in 2019 and welcomed their first child in January.
- Robert Herjavec & Kym Johnson
During Season 20 of DWTS, pro Kym Johnson was partnered with Robert Herjavec, and the duo grew pretty close during the course of the competition. By the end of their run on the show, the pair were an item.
- Sasha Farber & Emma Slater
Sasha Farber and Emma Slater were both professional dancers on DWTS when they met. The pair even got engaged on the show in 2018 before tying the knot two years later. Unfortunately, the couple ended up separating in 2022.
- Val Chmerkovskiy & Amber Rose
During Val Chmerkovskiy’s split from Jenna Johnson, he briefly dated his celebrity partner Amber Rose. Their relationship only lasted five months.
- Karina Smirnoff & Mario Lopez
Dancer Karina Smirnoff was partnered with Mario Lopez during Season 3 of DWTS, and a romance blossomed. The pair went on to date for two years, but their relationship unfortunately ended when Mario admitted to cheating on Karina.
- Karina Smirnoff & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Following Karina Smirnoff’s split from Mario Lopez, she began seeing fellow DWTS pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy. The pair even got engaged in 2009, but they ultimately didn’t make it down the aisle.
While some of these couples are no longer together, they will always have the memories of their time on Dancing with the Stars.