Artem Vladimirovich Chigvintsev Russian: Chigvintsev joined the cast of Burn the Floor. He performed both on Broadway and more recently in the West End in Artem joined Strictly Come Dancing straight from Burn the Floor in London in in his first year, winning the show along with his celebrity partner Kara Tointon.
He moved to the United States inand began dancing with champion ballroom dancer Giselle Peacock. In SeptemberChigvintsev joined Strictly Come Dancing series 8 as a professional dancer, where he was partnered with actress Kara Tointon.
In week 5, they were awarded the first 10 of the series by Alesha Dixon for their paso doble. In week 6 they were top of the leaderboard with their salsa. They also had good scores for the next five weeks of 36, 38, 35, 34, and The pair went on to win the competition, defeating Matt Baker and his partner Aliona Vilaniand being crowned series champions for He and Valance made it to Week 11, the Semi-Finals, before being eliminated.
Chigvintsev's celebrity partner in the 10th series of Strictly Come Dancing was television presenter Fern Britton.
They were eliminated in Week 6. They reached the finals and became one of the runners-up, along with Susanna Reid and Kevin Cliftonlosing to model Abbey Clancy.
Inafter competing on the eleventh series of StrictlyChigvintsev appeared in the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars as a member of the Dance Troupe. Later that year, it was announced that Chigvintsev had been promoted to professional dancer for the show's 19th seasonmarking his exit from Strictly Come Dancing.
He was paired, for season 19, with actress Lea Thompson. The couple was eliminated in week 9 the quarterfinals and finished in sixth place.
He returned for season 20 and paired with award-winning singer Patti LaBelle. On August 19,Chigvintsev was announced as one of the professional dancers for season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.
Chigvintsev returned for season 22 partnering with actress Mischa Barton.
They were eliminated on Week 3 of competition and finished in 11th place. McCormick and Chigvintsev were eliminated in week 7 finishing in 8th place. For season 24he was paired with former figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. They were eliminated in week 7 of the competition in a double elimination only announced at the end of the show. This marks the third season in a row where Artem and his partner have left the show in the seventh week of competition and the second season in a row where they have left as part
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For season 26he was partnered with Olympic snowboarder Jamie Anderson. They were eliminated in the first week of competition, tying in 9th place with Johnny Damon and Emma Slater.
This marks the third season in a row where Chigvintsev and his partner have left as part of a double elimination. For season 27he was paired with Paralympic skier Danelle Umstead. The couple was eliminated on week 2 and finished in 12th place.
Chigvintsev performed with Janel Parrish. Chigvintsev has also appeared in an episode of the TV show The O. Chigvintsev was married to his dancing partner, Giselle Peacock, from to From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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