Artem Chigvintsev

Birth Day June 12th, 1982
Birth Place Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, RSFSR, Soviet Union
Age 41 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Artem Vladimirovich Chigvintsev shortly named Artem Chigvintsev is a professional dancer. He is specialized in Latin dancing. He joined "Strictly Come Dancing" straight from Burn the Floor in London in 2010-2013 in his first year, winning the show along with his celebrity partner Kara Tointon. In 2005, he was first seen as a contestant on the musical reality show "So You Think You Can Dance". In 2011, he was a choreographer on "So You Think You Can Dance". He was first seen in the 2017 musical drama film "Shine" for his role as Artem. In the year 2011, he found a place in the Guinness Book of Records by becoming the first dancer to perform 79 Botafogo steps in 30 seconds. In November 2014, he officially became a US citizen. In a sneak peek at Thursday's episode of Total Bellas, Nikki and Chigvintsev's relationship hits a rough spot. The clip starts with the couple vowing to spend more time together but things quickly take a turn. He is also active in social media. He has more than 600K followers in his Instagram account under the name @theartemc. Similarly, he has more than 12K subscribers in his YouTube Channel namely "Artem Chigvintsev". Read more to know about Artem Chigvintsev's full biography, net worth, career, wife, children, house, job, family details, birthday, wiki, and more. 

Famous For

  • Being a professional dancer.
  • Being one of the professional dancers in the reality TV series, Dancing with the Stars.
  • Being a choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance.

Artem Chigvintsev, a pro dancer


Early Life of Artem Chigvintsev 

Artem Chigvintsev was born with the birthname/real name of Artem Vladimirovich Chigvintsev. He was born on 12th June 1982. His birthplace is in Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, RSFSR, the Soviet Union. He was born and raised in Russia. His nationality is Russian and his ethnicity is Russian-White. His race is White. He was not much serious in his education because of his dedication to dancing. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Gemini. There is no information regarding his parents, siblings. As of 2019, he celebrated his 37th birthday. As of now, he is residing in Palo Alto, California, in the USA. 

Artem Chigvintsev's Dance Career

  • While in Russia Artem won many dance competitions and moved away at 15 to gain more training in Germany, Italy, and England.
  • After that, he moved towards the United States in 2003 and began dancing with champion ballroom dancer Giselle Peacock. 
  • He also auditioned to appear as a contestant on the first series of "So You Think You Can Dance" but later he was eliminated alongside his fellow contestant Melissa Vella and returned as a guest choreographer for season two.
  • He joined Strictly Come Dancing series 8 as a professional dancer in September 2010, where he was partnered with actress Kara Tointon and the pair achieved good scores in the first five weeks of 30, 32, 31, 32, and 37.
  • In week 5, they were awarded the first 10 of the series by Alesha Dixon for their pasodoble. 
  • The pair made it to the final along with Matt Baker and Pamela Stephenson.
  • The pair also went on to win the competition, defeating Matt Baker and his partner Aliona Vilani, and being crowned series champions for 2010.
  • He is one of four professionals to win the series as a first-time Strictly pro.
  • He was partnered with Holly Valance in 2011's Strictly Come Dancing season 9.
  • Artem and Valance made it to Week 11, the Semi-Finals, before being eliminated.
  • His celebrity partner in the 10th series of Strictly Comes Dancing was television presenter Fern Britton and they were eliminated in Week 6.
  • His celebrity partner in the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing was former Coronation Street star Natalie Gumede, who played Kirsty Soames. 
  • They reached the finals and became one of the runners-up, along with Susanna Reid and Kevin Clifton, losing to model Abbey Clancy.
  • After that, he appeared in the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars in the year 2014. 
  • He was paired, for season 19, with actress Lea Thompson and later they eliminated in week 9 (the quarterfinals) and finished in sixth place.
  • He returned for season 20 and paired with award-winning singer Patti LaBelle and eliminated on week 6 and finished in 8th place.
  • He was announced as one of the professional dancers for season 21 of Dancing with the Stars on 19th August 2015. 
  • He also wrote on his Instagram account that he would not be competing on season 21 due to a last-minute casting change, but he would still dance with the pros in the ballroom.
  • He then returned for season 22 partnering with actress Mischa Barton and they eliminated on Week 3 of competition and finished in 11th place.
  • He was paired with Brady Bunch actress and author Maureen McCormick and they eliminated in week 7 finishing in 8th place for season 23. 
  • He paired with former figure skater Nancy Kerrigan for season 24 and they got eliminated in a double elimination along with The Bachelor star Nick Viall and Peta Murgatroyd.
  • He was paired with WWE wrestler Nikki Bella for season 25 and got eliminated in week 7 of the competition in a double elimination only announced at the end of the show. 
  • He was partnered with Olympic snowboarder Jamie Anderson for season 26 and they got eliminated in the first week of competition, tying in 9th place with Johnny Damon and Emma Slater. 
  • He then paired with Paralympic skier Danelle Umstead for season 27 and they eliminated on week 2 and finished in 12th place.


  • Artem was a choreographer on "So You Think You Can Dance" in 2011. 
  • He has also appeared in an episode of the TV show The O.C. and in the movie, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. 
  • He acted the part of lead choreographer in the CBeebies Christmas Pantomime, Cinderella in 2011. 
  • In 2009 he appeared in the music video for Hush Hush; Hush Hush by The Pussycat Dolls, dancing with Nicole Scherzinger.
  • In 2011, he acted the part of lead choreographer in the CBeebies Christmas Pantomime, Cinderella.

Awards and Achievements of Artem Chigvintsev 

Artem Chigvintsev has not received any awards and achievements until now. We wish him all the best to achieve an award soon. 

Artem Chigvintsev Engaged With Nikki Bella

Artem Chigvintsev With His Girlfriend, Nikki Bella


Regarding the marital status of Artem Chigvintsev, he is a married man. As of today, he is engaged to Total Bellas star, and retired WWE wrestler, Nikki Bella. As of November 2019, he is engaged to Nikki Bella. She was his celebrity partner on the 25th season of Dancing with the Stars. On 29th January 2020, Nikki and Artem announced they were expecting their first child together just a week and a half after Nikki's twin sister is expecting her second child. The couple is enjoying their life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Previously, he was married to his beautiful wife, Giselle Peacock who is a ballroom dancer. The duo married in the year 2004 and split in the year 2005. After their split, he dated Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba for two and half years and then actress Kara Tointon from 2010 to 2014. Later, he was in a relationship with Torrey DeVitto but the couple split on May 2017, after almost a year of dating. 

Net Worth of Artem Chigvintsev 

Artem Chigvintsev is a professional dancer. He has reached a great height in his career and he is one of the successful dancers. As of 2020, the net worth of Artem is estimated to have $2 Million whereas his exact salary has not been revealed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his present work. His major source of earning is from a dancing career. He hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand. Details about his cars and house are unknown. He is satisfied with his earnings at present. At present, he is residing in the house in Palo Alto, California, in the USA. 

Body Measurements of Artem Chigvintsev 

Artem Chigvintsev is a very hot and handsome person. He has got an athletic body build. He has a good height of 5.7 ft and his balanced weight consist of 75 kgs (165 pounds). He has grey colored eyes and light brown hair. He has maintained his body a lot. He has got a very charming smile in a glowing face attracting a lot of people towards him. His body measurements are chest size: 45 in, arms size/bicep size: 16 in and waist size 33 in. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

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