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's 32nd Birthday Bash

Posted Sunday January 3, 2010 6:59 PM GMT

Being treated to quite the lavish fete, Karina Smirnoff celebrated her 32nd birthday at Pure Nightclub inside Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday night (January 2).

The "Dancing with the Stars" sweetheart joined a handful of close friends at the popular Sin City party spot - being handed a cutely decorated white cake in honor of her special day.


Karina Smirnoff: Post-DWTS Relaxation

Posted Tuesday October 6, 2009 6:45 PM GMT

Taking a break from her busy schedule, Karina Smirnoff was spotted heading over to the Roosevelt Hotel for some rest and relaxation last night (October 5).

The “Dancing with the Stars” hottie looked happy as she passed the paparazzi, most likely the result of her strong performance with Aaron Carter earlier in the night.


Karina Smirnoff Strikes a Few Sexy Poses

Posted Friday October 2, 2009 6:52 PM GMT

Drumming up publicity as they compete for the "Dancing with the Stars" crown, Karina Smirnoff and Aaron Carter visited Laguna Beach Jeans on Friday morning (October 2).

The dancing duo posed for a few provocative photo sessions as they switched from one outfit to another at the Laguna Beach Jeans Showroom.


Karina Smirnoff: Enjoying the Single Life

Posted Thursday September 17, 2009 2:10 PM GMT

Sporting a big smile despite her breakup with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Karina Smirnoff was spotted out in Beverly Hills yesterday (September 16).

The “Dancing with the Stars” babe looked lovely in an orange and purple retro-style dress as she posed for the paparazzi following the Valerie Make-up Studio party.


Karina and Maksim Call It Quits

Posted Tuesday September 8, 2009 7:36 PM GMT

As a couple that seemed in it for the long run, it comes as quite a shock that Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy have called it quits.

People magazine is reporting that the “Dancing With The Stars” professionals have broken up after dating for a year.


Aaron Carter and Karina Smirnoff: Dancing Duo

Posted Thursday August 20, 2009 2:49 PM GMT

He hasn’t exactly had a killer career as of late, but Aaron Carter is hoping to turn all of that around with his participation on Season 9 of “Dancing with the Stars.”


Karina and Maksim: Inseparable

Posted Thursday August 13, 2009 3:33 PM GMT

Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkoyskiy spend almost every second together. They work every day on Dancing With the Stars, perform eight shows a week together during their summer stint in Broadway’s Burn the Floor, and even spend time together on their down time.

"We do everything together," says Smirnoff, 31, who got engaged to Chmerkovskiy, 29, on New Year's Eve.


Karina and Maksim: In No Rush to Wed

Posted Wednesday May 20, 2009 8:08 PM GMT

These two happily announced their engagement just five months ago, but “Dancing with the Stars” pros Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are in no rush for their nuptials.

The couple has decided that, "Next June is when we want to have the wedding," says Chmerkovskiy. "We are currently interviewing a few wedding planners because we figure we could use professional help."