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Gleb Savchenko Biography – Gleb Savchenko Wiki
Gleb Savchenko is a Russian-American dancer, model, and choreographer who is a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars. He previously appeared on the Australian, Russian, and UK versions of the show.
Born in Moscow, Russia, he started dancing at the age of 8. He received his first professional international championship at 14.
He is a specialist in International Latin dance with proficiency in ballet and contemporary dance. Savchenko is the National Australian Professional Latin American Champion. He has won four major dance titles Down Under. His dancing progressed even further when he joined the Top 10 professional dancers in the world ranking of Latin American dance.
Savchenko has appeared in Dancing with the Stars in the U.K., Australia, and Russia, and has been a choreographer for So You Think You Can Dance.
He made a one-series appearance in Strictly Come Dancing in the U.K., and partnered with TV presenter Anita Rani. The pairing caused a huge stir on social media and in the press, leaving fans wanting more, which led to Savchenko becoming a contestant in the prime-time BBC show Celebrity MasterChef.
Savchenko appeared on the first and second episode of the fourth season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills at a Dinner Party after the first show along with Lisa’s castmates.
In August 2018, Savchenko took part in Celebs on the Farm. He became the first winner of the series.
In January 2023, he appeared as himself and as the best man in Dancing with the Stars co-star Artem Chigvintsev’s and Nikki Bella’s four-part wedding series, Nikki Bella Says I Do on the E! network.
Gleb Savchenko Dancing With the Stars
DWTS pro-Gleb appeared as a professional on the twelfth season of Dancing with the Stars Australia in 2012.
In 2013, Gleb appeared as a professional on season 16 of Dancing with the Stars. He was partnered with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump. They were the second couple to be eliminated from the competition, finishing in 10th place. He also performed as a member of the Troupe in season 17.
He returned as a professional for season 23, where he was partnered with singer and actress Jana Kramer. Gleb is partnered with Mira Sorvino for the 32nd season.
Gleb Savchenko Age
How old is Gleb from Dancing with the Stars? He was born on 16 September 1983 in Moscow, Russia.
Gleb Savchenko Wife
Is Gleb on DWTS married? He was previously married to professional dancer Elena Samodanova. The pair got married on July 12, 2006, and divorced on October 22, 2021.
In November 2020, after 14 years of marriage, he and his wife Elena announced that they had decided to part ways. They have two children.
Gleb Savchenko Kids
The pro dancer is a father of two daughters, Olivia born in 2011, and Zlata born in 2017.
The Dancing with the Stars pro and his ex-wife Elena Samodanova welcomed their second daughter, which he shared on Twitter alongside multiple emojis including a baby, a bow, and a bottle.
“Elena & I are so pleased to welcome our new baby girl Zlata into the world born at 10:26 pm on 1st August weighing 3.6kg 👶🏼🎀🍼🏩,” wrote Savchenko.
Gleb Savchenko Girlfriend
The DWTS pro is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Swedish model, Elena Belle (whose real name is Natacha Peyre Requena). Dancer Savchenko and Belle first began their relationship in July 2021.
Gleb and Shangela Dance
For season 31 on DWTS, Savchenko was partnered with drag queen Shangela. The pair reached the finals and finished in fourth place.
Gleb Savchenko Net Worth
DWTS pro-Gleb Savchenko’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Gleb Savchenko Gay
Is Gleb from Dancing with the Stars gay? He is not gay.
Gleb Savchenko Height
Savchenko stands at a height of 6′ 0¾″ (1.85 m) tall.
The Dancing with the Stars pro is of both Russian and American nationalities.
In an interview with E! News, he said, “It’s a dream come true. I grew up in Russia, in Moscow, and I’d always just read [about the States].It was like an impossible dream for me to live in America and one day become an American citizen.”
The dancer said he sent a photo to his father, who “got a little emotional” at seeing his son’s achievement. Both his parents still reside in Moscow.
“They’re not getting younger, so I was like, it’d be a great opportunity for them at some point to come live here too. I cannot even describe how awesome it is. I am so, so happy.” Savchenko said.
His Instagram handle is @glebsavchenkoofficial.