Val Chmerkovskiy announces his first book!


With his upcoming memoir, I’ll Never Change My NameVal Chmerkovskiy proves he’s just as adept with words as he is on the dance floor. Set for release in March 2018, the book will reveal his journey from a poor Ukrainian immigrant to a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars. 

“I’ve arrived at a point in my life that called for some reflection. I feel a sense of gratitude and hindsight that I can use to help others,” the 31-one-year old star reveals in an exclusive interview with PEOPLE. (See the new cover below.) “With this memoir I finally have my own platform outside of Dancing with the Stars, outside of being a brother, outside of the person the world has come to know through a television screen, to share my story my way.”

Chmerkovskiy reveals that his brother Maks, a fellow dancer on the show, plays a major role in the book. Continue reading