Gleb Savchenko, who’s been a Dancing with the Stars common since Season 16, has stored us entertained for years. And by chance, the professional dancer is not tremendous shy about his private life, both. Many who’re curious to know: Sure, Gleb is married! He and fellow dancer, 35-year-old Elena Samodanova have been married since 2006.
Who’s Gleb from DWTS’ spouse?
Elena Samodanova and Gleb met at a dance studio of their dwelling nation of Russia after they had been youngsters, and Elena truly skilled Gleb (regardless that they had been shut in age). So in case you assume Gleb is gifted, it looks as if he realized from the very best (aka, his spouse). Though they had been dance companions for a decade, in line with The Solar, Gleb and Elena have their very own separate skilled dance careers at this level. Elena studied not solely dance, however theater again in Moscow, and he or she’s additionally been on the Australian model of DTWS.
At present, whereas Gleb is on DWTS, Elena owns ProDanceLA, an LA-based dance studio (that focuses on ballroom and Latin dance) for youngsters and adults. Yup, in case you reside in Los Angeles, you would possibly simply be capable to ebook a lesson with both Elena or Gleb (who additionally teaches on the studio) after they’re not professionally competing on reside TV, that’s. ProDanceLA was truly a marriage anniversary present from Elena to Gleb, in line with Leisure Tonight.
In 2018, Gleb instructed ET, “We simply had an anniversary yesterday. Twelve years, are you able to think about? We opened a dance studio [to celebrate]. It is a dream for all dancers, once you’ve been coaching because you had been very younger.” Elena added, “My current, from him to me. [It’s a dream] to cross the data to younger generations and individuals who love to bounce. You can begin dancing at any time — 5 years to 100 years outdated.”
Elena and Gleb have two daughters collectively (Olivia and Zlata), however Gleb has been vocal about wanting extra youngsters. “I need extra! I need a boy. I would like that. I would like a boy,” he instructed ET in 2018. Elena mentioned, “We’ll see. You by no means know! He needs extra.”
The couple has shared the “secret” to their marriage is seemingly simply the liberty to comply with their passions, which occur to be dancing. “Joyful spouse, comfortable life. I have been saying it for a really very long time! Everyone is aware of it, however typically no person follows that, however I do! She needed a dance studio, right here you go! You need to go work and educate children, right here!” Gleb mentioned. He added, “I’ve the very best spouse as a result of she’s very supportive. She helps what I do, we do the identical factor. It is form of having the identical objectives. She has loopy concepts, and I noticed, ‘Let’s make it occur.’ However she is the one who form of begins all of it.'” #Powercouple, a lot?
Other than being a dancing highly effective and enterprise proprietor, Elena is seemingly a unbelievable chef. Gleb instructed The Solar, “She’s an incredible cook dinner — she loves making me wholesome stuff on a regular basis. It makes me actually comfortable. We make an awesome staff.”
Gleb and Elena at present reside in LA with their two youngsters (and apparently his eldest daughter is a giant fan of Khaleesi from Recreation of Thrones — hopefully simply the character and never the present itself).