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Early on, Dovolani’s father discovered that his son had a knack for both dance and music.
Tony Dovolani has come a long way from the three-year-old learning to folk dance in Prishtina, Kosova.
Then on May 20, 2014, Chmerkovskiy, paired with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis, won his first Dancing with the Stars title.
Ultimately, it didn’t matter, as all teams bunched up at the airport while waiting for another domestic flight, but it was embarrassing.
The next destination was the largest open-pit copper mine in the world.
After his family immigrated to Brooklyn in 1994, he rededicated himself once again to professionally dancing, competing in the International Latin category, where he ranked second in the U. and seventh in the world among professional international Latin couples with his partner, Elena Grinenko, who would later join him as a pro on “Dancing with the Stars.” At age 16, Chmerkovskiy and his father opened a youth-oriented competitive dance studio, Rising Stars Dance Academy, in New Jersey on the second floor of a building his father owned in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
In addition to Rising Stars, Chmerkovskiy owns several social and competitive dance studios under the brand Dance with Me, which has seven locations nationwide, including outlets in New York, New Jersey, Texas and Connecticut.
Since then, he has developed The Ballroom Dancing Channel with fellow pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Elena Grinenko, created the Superstars of the Ballroom Dance Camp, and won the coveted mirror ball trophy with Melissa Rycroft during the All-Stars season of . Other than that, it’s really been a lot of fun,” he candidly shares. As viewers saw on last week’s episode, the twosome used that bump in the road to strengthen their partnership and ultimately wow the judges with their salsa. “Honestly, the saying ‘Behind a great man is an even greater woman’ is absolutely true in my case. I think that men in general have to realize how strong women are.” Related Link: ‘DWTS’ Pro Anna Trebunskaya Welcomes a Baby Girl and Reveals Boyfriend When it comes to keeping his marriage strong, he points out that proper communication is key to success.