Name: Karina Smirnoff
Birth Name: 
Karina Smirnoff (Russian: Карина Смирнова)
Birth Date: 
March 13, 1978
Birth Place: 
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Professional Dancer
Relationship Status: 
Engaged to Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Celebrity Ranking # 481

Disney ABC Parades its Stars at the 2012 TCA Summer Press Tour

Posted Saturday July 28, 2012 2:43 PM GMT

Gearing up for the new fall season, ABC held its 2012 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills on Friday (July 27).


Karina Smirnoff: Hawaiian Beach Hottie

Posted Wednesday February 1, 2012 2:40 PM GMT

Showing off her fabulous physique, Karina Smirnoff was spotted chilling out on the beach on the Kauai island of Hawaii yesterday afternoon (January 31).

The “Dancing with the Stars” stunner looked amazing in a two-piece bikini as she took a break from her DanceFit-KS Hawaiian tour at Marriott Resort.


Karina Smirnoff Bowls Her Way Into 2012

Posted Sunday January 1, 2012 2:31 PM GMT

She's less than a month removed from calling off her engagement to baseball player Brad Penny, but that didn't stop Karina Smirnoff from partaking in the New Year's Eve festivities in New York City last night (December 31).

The "Dancing with the Stars" darling sparkled in silver as she joined a packed house in ringing in 2012 at the Joonbug's End of the Year Bash at Bowlmor Lanes Times Square.


Report: Karina Smirnoff Ends Engagement to Brad Penny

Posted Monday December 5, 2011 10:26 PM GMT

Unable to make the lifelong commitment to one another, Karina Smirnoff has reportedly called off her engagement to her pro baseball player beau Brad Penny.

According to E!, the "Dancing with the Stars" dame, who already announced the postponement of nuptials back in October, has officially put a stop to any further matrimony plans with the 33-year-old sports hunk.


J.R. Martinez Wins "Dancing with the Stars"

Posted Wednesday November 23, 2011 8:44 AM GMT

Putting in countless hours of hard work leading up to the much-awaited moment, "Dancing with the Stars" crowned the Season 13 champion on Tuesday night's (November 22) results show.


Karina Smirnoff & Brad Penny: January Wedding Date

Posted Tuesday June 7, 2011 10:00 AM GMT

She’s engaged to baseball player Brad Penny, and Karina Smirnoff has selected her wedding date- January 21, 2012.

The “Dancing With the Stars” babe is also in the midst of a wedding dress search, and she’s narrowing down the field.


Karina Smirnoff’s Playboy Premiere

Posted Wednesday April 13, 2011 10:28 AM GMT

She’s made quite a name for herself on “Dancing with the Stars” but Karina Smirnoff is taking her fame to a whole new level in the latest issue of Playboy magazine.

The Ukranian hottie’s cover shot is enough to garner anyone’s attention, and it’s just a mild foreshadowing of what’s inside.

filed under Magazines, Star Style

Karina Smirnoff: In Hot Water Over Playboy Shoot

Posted Friday April 8, 2011 8:47 AM GMT

She’s one of the hottest dancers out there, but Karina Smirnoff may be on the unemployment line if she shed her clothes for Playboy.

Hugh Hefner tweeted a teaser suggesting that the “Dancing with the Stars” babe is the May issue cover girl of his men’s magazine, and that could spell trouble for Karina.