|Artem Vladimirovich Chigvintsev
|Izhevsk, Udmurt ASSR, Russia
|Russian and American
|5ft 11in (1.81m)
Artem Chigvintsev is a professional Russian-American dancer who inherited his love of dance from his mother. So, Artem took dancing classes from a very young age and also won numerous dance competitions.
Furthermore, Artem also set a record in the Guinness Book of Records back in November 2011 after taking part in the ‘It Takes Two’ challenge for the most Botafogo steps in 30 seconds. He achieved to do 79 Botafogo dance steps in 30 seconds.
He won DWTS season 29 along with partner Kaitlyn Bristowe and as of DWTS season 30, he is partnered with Melora Hardin.
Artem Chigvintsev And Nikki Bella
Artem Chigvintsev is engaged to his lady love Nikki Bella. Artem and Nikki first met when they were dancing partners at the Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) season 25. Although they were eliminated from the show on October 30, 2017, they have been driving fans wild with their whirlwind romance.
In the meantime, Nikki was engaged to wrestler John Cena but they split in July 2018. After Nikki’s split with John Cena, Nikki was linked with DWTS dancing partner Artem. They confirmed their relationship during the Total Bellas season finale in March 2019 and even went to an Instagram official about their relationship.
Artem and Nikki got engaged in November 2019 in France but they announced their engagement news 2 months after the happy moment occurred.
Alongside the Covid-19 pandemic, the pair were also expecting a baby boy due to which they had to postpone their wedding. Together Artem and his fiance Nikki welcomed a son named Matteo who was born on 31st July 2020.
The duo does wish to have another child but doesn’t want to rush. Besides that, their wedding plans were to be at Thanksgiving weekend.
Moreover, Artem’s fiance Nikki Bella is a former professional wrestler signed to WWE, a television personality and The "Bellas Podcast" cohost.
Previous Relationships & Ex-Wife
Prior to being together with WWE wrestler Nikki Bella, professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev was romantically linked to many dancers over the years and had also been married.
Artem married professional dancer Giselle Peacock in November 2004 whom he met a year back in 2003 at the Blackpool Dance Festivals. Although Giselle wanted to have a destination wedding, the duo tied the knot at a courthouse as she was concerned that Artem would not be allowed to return to the United States if he left.
Together Artem and his wife (now ex-wife) Giselle won 5 Amateur Latin competitions between the years 2003 and 2005.
They also auditioned for So You Think You Can Dance but only Artem was selected for the show. It is said that after that, their relationship started falling apart and soon ended up in a divorce.
Artem then briefly dated multitalented personality Carrie Ann Inaba who is an American television personality, dancer, choreographer, actress, and singer. Carrie currently is also the judge of Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) season 30. Artem and Carrie first met in 2006 on the set of So You Think You Can Dance and were linked with each other from the year 2006 to 2009.
Later Artem Chigvintsev met English actress Kara Tointon on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing season 8. They were partners in the show and eventually became the winners of the show in December 2010. Soon then the pair were speculated to be dating but their love life also soon ended in 2014.
Likewise, Artem again found love in 2016, as he had started dating American actress Torrey DeVitto. However, they again called it a quit in May 2017.
During the DWTS season 22, Artem was paired with actress Mischa Barton and many fans speculated them to be romantically involved but they denied being in a relationship.
Bio: Family & Early Life
Artem Chigvintsev was born Artem Vladimirovich Chigvintsev on 12 June 1982 in Izhevsk, Russia to father Vladimir Chigvintsev and mother Anna Chigvintsev.
Talking about his siblings, Artem is said to have an elder brother named Anton Chigvintsev as per wiki.
Artem holds Russian and American nationality and according to his website, he became an American citizen on 17th September 2014.
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When it comes to the height of the astounding dancer, Artem Chigvintsev is 5ft 11in tall (1.81m).
Additionally, being a professional dancer Artem Chigvintsev accumulates a net worth of about $6 million as of now.