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

Karina Smirnoff to Pose for Playboy

Posted Thursday April 7, 2011 11:09 AM GMT

Baring it all for Playboy, ballroom beauty Karina Smirnoff has just been announced as the magazine's May covergirl.

Word spread after Hugh Hefner took to his Twitter yesterday (April 6), revealing: "The May issue of Playboy is unforgettable with Dancing With The Stars' Karina Smirnoff on the cover & nude inside."


Karina Smirnoff: Engaged to Brad Penny!

Posted Sunday November 7, 2010 12:58 PM GMT

Looking ready to take their relationship to the ultimate level, Karina Smirnoff is engaged to marry her baseball star boyfriend Brad Penny.

The "Dancing with the Stars" beauty showed off her huge new diamond ring at a TAO Las Vegas party on Saturday night (November 6) and revealed her partner proposed in early October.


"Dancing with the Stars": Is There a Spying "Situation"?

Posted Thursday October 7, 2010 10:48 PM GMT

As the field continues to narrow, the celebrity contestants were out in full force for "Dancing with the Stars" rehearsals in Hollywood, CA on Thursday (October 7).


"Dancing with the Stars": Week 2 Elimination Round

Posted Tuesday September 28, 2010 8:50 PM GMT

Gearing up for the stressful moment in which another early exit is announced, the contestants of "Dancing with the Stars" were spotted turning up at ABC Studios in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday (September 28).

Among the sightings were the lovely Audrina Patridge, who took a moment to compare shoes with fellow dancer Florence Henderson in the trailer area.


“Dancing with the Stars” Pairs Announced

Posted Wednesday September 1, 2010 11:04 AM GMT

As a follow-up to the cast announcement earlier this week, “Dancing with the Stars” released the pairings for dancers and celebrities today.

It looks like Bristol Palin will be cavorting around the dance floor with Mark Ballas while Audrina Patridge will be teamed up with Tony Dovolani.

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Dancing with the Stars: STK Season 11 Cast Party!

Posted Tuesday August 31, 2010 8:29 AM GMT

Last night (August 30) “Dancing with the Stars” unveiled the new cast for the upcoming season and afterwards they showed up at STK steakhouse for a dinner party.

Celebrities like Audrina Patridge and Bristol Palin made their arrival, much to the delight of the lurking paparazzi.


A Time for Heroes Celebrity Carnival 2010

Posted Monday June 14, 2010 3:27 PM GMT

Always one of the more well-attended events to kick off the summertime season, the stars were out in full force at the Wadworth Theatre in Los Angeles, California on Sunday (June 13).

Making for a fun-filled family affair, the likes of Mark Wahlberg, Denise Richards and Sharon Stone were among those escorting their kiddies around the 21st annual Pediatric AIDS Foundation 'A Time For Heroes' carnival grounds.


Big Game, Big Give Party Draws Out the Stars

Posted Sunday February 7, 2010 4:48 PM GMT

Among the many events taking place in southern Florida this weekend, the 2nd annual Big Game, Big Give fundraiser drew out top Hollywood names on Saturday night (February 6).

Hosted by Michael Bay at his Miami Beach estate, AnnaLynne McCord and Kellan Lutz were among the stars on-hand at the shindig held to benefit the Giving Fund.