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Karina SmirnoffKarina Smirnoff made her first appearance on Dancing With The Stars in Season 3, when she and partner Mario Lopez finished second Season to Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke. They partnered off the dance floor, too, dating for two years until 2008.

Born in the Ukraine, Karina is a very successful competitive dancer, a five-time U.S. national champion and winner of national open titles in several regions.

Karina is engaged to fellow DWTS pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy, with whom she has also danced competitively. Karina is dancing with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Season 8 of Dancing With The Stars.




KARINA SMIRNOFF RESULTS ON DANCING WITH THE STARS

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KARINA SMIRNOFF PHOTOS
Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez

Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez
Karina Smirnoff

Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez

Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez
Karina Smirnoff and Mario

Karina Smirnoff and Mario (Season 6)