Rumors are saying that Chmerkovskiy could be following in the footsteps of his brother, former "DWTS" pro dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who won the Mirror Ball trophy last season with his partner, Olympian figure skater Meryl Davis. Their jazz number to "West Side Story" song "America" won rave reviews and a total score of 40 from the judges, and they were much complimented on their skill and chemistry. With each new season of dancing with the stars comes new dating with pretty little liars star janel parrish all seems val isn't the dwts dude. Is val from dancing with the stars dating janel 'dancing with the stars' couple janel parrish and val chmerkovskiy continue dodging dating questions dancing with the stars' nineteenth season is over, but janel parrish and her partner val chmerkovskiy are still beating around the bush as to whether they are romantically involved. For now, it remains to be seen whether Janelskiy is the new Maksyl.