Nyle DiMarco, the first fully deaf contestant
history, won the hearts of viewers and fans with his impressive ability to overcome the daunting challenging of being unable to hear the music and still pull off show-stealing, heartwarming performances with his partner, Peta Murgatroyd
. DiMarco and Murgatroyd beat out
GMA weather anchor Ginger Zee and her partner, Season 20 winner Val Chmerkovskiy, as well as UFC fighter Paige VanZant and two-time Mirror Ball winner Mark Ballas for the championship.
This win marks Murgatroyd's second time taking home the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy, after winning in Season 14 with NFL star Donald Driver.