In the beginning (according to Wikipedia)….
Peta Jane Murgatroyd (born July 14, 1986) is a New Zealand-born Australian professional dancer, best known for her appearances on the American edition of Dancing with the Stars, in which she has won twice.
Murgatroyd was born in Auckland, New Zealand, but moved to Australia when she was 18 months old; as a result, she considers herself more of an Australian. She was raised in Perth Western Australia, and started studying classical ballet at age 4. According to ABC, she was trained for 12 years under former principal dancer of the Kirov Ballet, Madame Lubov Nikonorenko.
THE REAL DEAL (according to our sources):
Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are Dancing with the Stars celebrities who become engaged in Dec. Peta found out she began pregnant a few weeks after season 2 of their show aired.
Peta’s age is 29 years old and she is a fairly young soon to be mom. She was extremely sick the first few months of her pregnancy. Luckily, her husband who is 36 years old was very supportive and helped her through the challenging 1st trimester.
The couple are super excited about welcoming their first child. They haven’t officially decided on names for their new baby. Peta admitted she really wasn’t expecting to start having babies with Maksim until next summer but have adjusted to life on the show and staying healthy as she enters her second trimester.
Peta and her fiance and planning to get officially married in six months. They have not found out the sex of their child yet but Peta is hoping for a girl. Maksim would be thrilled to have a little son but he only wishes for a safe and healthy newborn. Its unknown how much of season 22 will Peta miss due to her delivery but she undoubtedly will have a beautiful child.
DOES SHE DESERVE HER FAME?
WOULD YOU DO WHAT SHE DID TO GET FAMOUS ?
PETA MURGATROYD BRAND
Her celebrity peaked in May 2012.
FAME RANK: 27