Smirnoff Dated Her DWTS Partner Mario Lopez From 2006 To June 2008

Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff


Smirnoff finally became the champion professional partner in the thirteenth season, when she was partnered with army veteran and soap opera star J.R. Martinez. in 1992, Smirnoff emigrated to the United States. Smirnoff attended Nerinx Hall High School in St. Louis, MO and Christopher Columbus High School in New York and the Bronx High School of Science before going to Fordham University, during which time she picked up her interest in dancing again. They won first place at the 2006 Grand-Prix Dynamo in Moscow. Smirnoff dated her DWTS partner Mario Lopez from 2006 to June 2008. They announced their engagement on December 31, 2008, but broke up in September 2009 before they got married.

Karina Smirnoff They Were Eliminated In The Fourth Round On March 31 2009 Along

Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff


Smirnoff has won the title at the UK Open, is a three-time champion at the US Open, two-time champion at the Asian Open, five-time champion at the Dutch Open, and five-time US National Professional Champion. Her last professional partner recorded in competitions was Dmitri Timokhin representing Russia in October 2005. Smirnoff was the project manager/director of a dancing event entitled “Day & Night”, held on November 18, 2006 at the Hollywood & Highlands Grand Ballroom. They finished in second place, losing to the team of Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke. Smirnoff returned to the show on March 19, 2007 for Season 4, this time partnered with Billy Ray Cyrus, country singer and Hannah Montana star. The pair was the eighth to be eliminated from the competition on May 8, 2007. Her partner for Season 5 of the show was current five-division world champion boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. They were eliminated in the fourth round on March 31, 2009, along with Holly Madison and her partner Dmitry Chaplin.