Gleb Savchenko - Biography
Last Modified: Dec 9, 2020
|Born on :||September 16, 1982 (age 38)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Moscow, Russia|
|University:||Russian Theatre Arts University|
|Married Date:||July 12, 2006|
|Wife's Name:||Elena Samodanova (seperated)|
Olivia Savchenko (daughter)
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Gleb Savchenko?
Gleb Savchenko is a dancer, choreographer, and model by profession and Russian by nationality. He is well known for competing in Dancing with the Stars, Celebrity MasterChef, Celebs on the Farm.
Gleb Savchenko – Age, Parents, Siblings
Gleb Savchenko was born on 16 September 1983 in Moscow, Russia (formerly USSR). Not much has been shared publicly in terms of his parents, siblings, childhood, and rest of the family.
Gleb Savchenko aged 14 competing in the finals in Russia (Image: Instagram)
Gleb Savchenko was educated at Russian Theatre Arts University and graduated from the same with a Masters's degree in Choreography.
His ethnicity is Russian.
Gleb Savchenko – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Gleb Savchenko married his longtime girlfriend Elena Samodanova on 12 July 2006 after years of dating. Samodanova is also a professional dancer. With his wife, he has two children- daughters Olivia Savchenko (born November 2, 2011)and Zlata Savchenko (born 1 August 2017).
However, after 14 years of marriage, they announced in November 2020 they had separated and shall be divorcing soon.
Gleb Savchenko, Elena Samodanova with their daughters (Image: Instagram)
Gleb Savchenko – Career
Savchenko fell in love with dancing at an early age, beginning to learn the art at the age of eight. After a successful career in his home country, he appeared in the twelfth season of Dancing with the Stars Australia. He had been partnered with model Erin McNaught and finished the competition in 11th place.
A year later Gleb Savchenko had been selected as a professional dancer on season 16 of Dancing with the Stars in the United States. He was partnered with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump, finishing in 10th place.
Gleb Savchenko returned to DWTS’s 17th season as a member of the Troupe. He was also a professional dancer in 2015’s Strictly Come Dancing, having pared with TV presenter Anita Rani. Since then Savchenko has been a regular competitor on DWTS season 23 through season 29.
Aside from DWTS, he has competed in the cooking show Celebrity MasterChef in 2016 and Celebs on the Farm in 2018, which he went on to win.
Gleb Savchenko, Lauren Alaina on DWTS (Image: Country Now)
On DWTS, Gleb Savchenko has partnered with Jana Kramer, Erika Jayne, Sasha Pieterse, Arike Ogunbowale, Nikki Glaser, Lauren Alaina, Chrishell Stause.
Gleb Savchenko – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Gleb Savchenko is estimated to be well over $1.5 million. His annual income is yet to be estimated.
Gleb Savchenko – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Gleb Savchenko is followed by several hundred thousand fans. He also has a YouTube channel and an official website- glebsavchenko.com.
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