He returned for the show's seventh season, this time paired with two-time Olympic volleyball gold medalist, Misty May-Treanor.
On May 20, 2014, Chmerkovskiy, paired with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis, won his first Dancing with the Stars title.
Chmerkovskiy returned on the fifth week of Season 16 for "Len's Side-By-Side Challenge", where he danced with Anna Trebunskaya in an Argentine Tango with brother Val and his partner Zendaya and in a Jive with Jacoby Jones and his partner Karina Smirnoff.
Prior to the full cast announcement, US Weekly reported Chmerkovskiy would return to Dancing for season 18 after a two-season break. Chmerkovskiy however, missed 4 weeks of competition due to an injury.
They ended up coming in third place during the two-hour finale on May 25, 2010.
For season 11, Chmerkovskiy partnered with singer and actress, Brandy.
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