Karina Smirnoff Biography
Karina Smirnoff was born on Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, the then Soviet Union. She is a Russian Ballroom Dancer. Similarly, she is best known as a professional dancer on television series Dancing with the Stars. Moreover, she has also won the thirteenth season of the show with soap opera star J. R. Martinez and has become a runner-up twice and a semifinalist once.
Talking about her international career in dancing, she has won U.S. National Champion five times and also the World Trophy Champion, and Asian Open Champion. Likewise, Smirnoff’s other accolades and titles include a UK Open, three US Open, two Asian Open, five Dutch Open, and five US National Professional Champion.
She also guest-starred as Madame Escajeda in an episode of Hannah Montana. She also appeared as a cast of E! reality series Famously Single for its second season.
She attended Nerinx Hall High School in St. Louis, Christopher Columbus High School in The Bronx and finally completed her high school education from Bronx High School of Science. Similarly, Smirnoff then enrolled at Fordham University and graduated with a double major in economics and information system programming.
As a dancer, she is fit and has a well maintained curvy body. She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 55 Kg. Likewise, she has 34 inches of the chest, 24 inches of the waist and 33 inches of hips.
Additionally, she has dark brown eyes and black hair.
She first dated Dancing With the Stars Mario Lopez from 2006 to 2008. She then became engaged with Brad Penny after dating for a year but called it quits in December 2011.
The dancer also dated entrepreneur Jason Adleman.
- Full Name: Karina Smirnoff
- Age: 41
- Profession: Ballroom Dancer
- Birth Date: January 2, 1978
- Birth Place: Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
- Nationality: Russian
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Father’s Name: N/A
- Mother’s Name: N/A
- Height: 5 feet 4 inches
- Weight: 55 Kg
- Chest Size: 34 inches
- Waist Size: 24 inches
- Hips Size: 33 inches
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Black
- Net Worth: $3 million