Peta was born in Auckland, New Zealand but moved to Australia at age 18 months — so she considers herself more of an Aussie.She was raised in Perth, Western Australia and started studying classical ballet at age 4.
But in 2013, Maks suddenly called off the relationship after 10 months. ' That's when I knew it wasn't really over for forever." CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ON MAKS AND PETA'S ROMANCE Indeed, it didn't take long for Maks to realize he wanted Peta back.
Still, Peta had a feeling she would ultimately get back together with him. "But when we were driving to the airport after the break-up talk, he literally asked me why I was taking all my bags and clothes back. "I realized right away that I'd made a mistake," he said.
"So I would take every opportunity to hover around." By October 2014, Maks and Peta were officially back together.
And earlier this month, he finally popped the question after their performance in "I dodged a bullet [by getting her back] because she could have fallen in love with somebody else and this never would've happened," he noted. She makes me a better man." FIND OUT WHICH OTHER 'DWTS' COUPLES ARE STILL DATING Now that Maks and Peta are engaged, they will soon start making wedding plans.
When and where will Maks Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd get married?
Peta has revealed that she is planning most of the details for the upcoming ceremony.But the 'DWTS' couple has still not set a wedding date.By 2012, they were both single and going on what Peta called "friendship dates." And those soon turned into actual dates.She also placed second in the Great World City Championships, was a semi-finalist in the Lion City Championships in Singapore and was a finalist in the Australian Open Championships.She placed 3rd in the world at the British Youth Latin Championships in Blackpool 2006.Peta is dating former Dancing with the Stars Pro dancer Damian Whitewood Peta joined the cast of Burn the Floor in 2004, touring with them around the world for six years.