Artem Chigvintsev Biography
(Professional Latin Dancer Known for His Appearance in 'Strictly Come Dancing' and 'Dancing With Stars')
Birthday: June 12, 1982 (Gemini)
Born In: Izhevsk, Russia
Artem Chigvintsev is a Russian-American professional dancer who won the eighth series of the British dance competition show 'Strictly Come Dancing' with his celebrity partner, English actress Kara Tointon. It was his first appearance on the show, and he went on to appear in three more seasons in the following years. He previously contested on the first series of 'So You Think You Can Dance' and was a choreographer on its second season. He has been appearing in 'Dancing with the Stars' since 2014 and is one of the professional dancers on the show. However, he has not been able to reach past quarterfinals on the show. He was a stunt double for the film 'La La Land' and appeared in one episode of the TV show 'The O.C.'.