Of course, with DWTS, the dance pro has become quite the TV star in his own right. As season 20's Mirror Ball champion, Chmerkovskiy's partner, Rumer Willis, posted a sweet, lengthy message of gratitude
in August, writing, "I am truly grateful to call you my friend and I am so proud that we won together, I wouldn't have wanted to do it with anyone else. I can't wait to root for you next season. Love to you always."