Elena Samodanova is a professional dancer and choreographer who is known for her appearances on the American and Australian versions of Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing With The Stars. She appeared on Dancing With The Stars in Russia as a judge. As a dancer, Elena is a multi-award winning artist. She represented Australia in the World Dance Championship and finished in top 10 with her Latin American dance.
Elena DWTS, Net Worth
Elena was first featured on the Australian Dancing With The Stars in 2012. It wasn't long before she joined the American DWTS as a troupe member. After that, Elena appeared on the Russian DWTS as a judge.
She also creatively assisted Russian dancer Gleb Savchenko in Strictly Come Dancing in the UK. Elena has worked extensively throughout Asia, Europe, North America, United Kingdom, and Australia.
The dancer has won many awards including UK Championship, Canberra Open Professional Championship, Australian Professional Championship, Australian South Pacific Championship and Closed HongKong Championship.
Carrying a successful career, Elena has garnered a net worth of approximately $1.5 million.
Wedding, Gleb Savchenko & Daughter
Elena's love story is no less than a fairy tale. She met her now husband, Gleb Savchenko in a dance studio in Moscow. Having shared interests, they eventually became friends. As time went by, the two fell in love as the spark between them couldn't be denied. They officially started dating from 2006.
It wasn't long before the couple exchanged their wedding vows. Elena and her husband brought blessings to their married life. They have two daughters together, seven-year-old Olivia and five-month-old Zalta. They keep sharing pictures of their happy family on their social media handles.
Elena Samodanova and her husband celebrate new year with their family on New Year's Eve 31 December 2017 (Photo: Gleb Savchenko's Instagram)
This happy family is living their best life while Gleb and Elena are still pursuing their careers in the dancing field. The couple has been married for over a decade, but the details on the marriage ceremony are still unknown.
Elena Samodanova Age, Height, Birthday
Born in 1984, Elena Samodanova celebrates her birthday on 3 October every year. Now of age 32, she embraces the nationality of a Russian and comes from White/Caucasian ethnicity.
She studied drama and theatre in Moscow Theatre Arts University. It comes off as no surprise that she’s highly talented as both her parents are former dancers. Her mother Irina Samodanova was a well-established dancer. While the genes got passed on to her, she put extra effort to become the successful dancer she is today.
Gorgeous Elena stands tall at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.76 meters). She timely flaunts her beautiful figure on Instagram. Even though Elena has a hectic life, in her spare time, she loves cooking, doing Bikram-yoga, horse-riding, and surfing.