Ballroom baby! Dancing With the Stars pro Peta Murgatroyd and her fiancé, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, are expecting their first child together, Us Weekly can confirm.
Murgatroyd, 29, and Chmerkovskiy, 36, got engaged in December 2015. The Ukraine native got down on one knee during a performance of Sway at the Olympia Theater in Miami.
“I’m in love with you and I want to be in love with you for the rest of my life,” he said on stage at the time. “Will you marry me?”
Murgatroyd — who just won season 22 of DWTS with partner Nyle DiMarco — and Chmerkovskiy dated for 10 months in 2012 and 2013. They rekindled their romance in early 2015.
Back in February, Murgatroyd gushed over her longtime love while visiting Us Weekly’s NYC headquarters. “I’ve always said he has the most incredible generosity. He wants to take care of everybody that he knows. He has an incredible sense of humor when you get to see it,” she said. “I think that his bad-boy image is slowly kind of drifting away — and that harsh Maksim image. He is the biggest teddy bear you’ll ever meet underneath that Ukrainian look. I just love him. Everything about him. He’s just a great man.”
Even then, Murgatroyd alluded that she and her man were ready for kids — two or three, to be exact. She added: “[He’s] somebody that I’ve always seen as being a great father and a great husband.”
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