‘DWTS’ Pro Koko Iwasaki and Kiki Nyemchek Are Engaged: Details

Love on the dance flooring! After 4 years collectively, Koine “Koko” Iwasaki and Kiki Nyemchek are engaged.

“Simple ask, straightforward sure 🤍,” the Dancing With the Stars professional, 25, and Nyemchek, 31, captioned a joint Instagram submit of proposal images on Sunday, November 27.

The particular second occurred in the future earlier because the So You Suppose You Can Dance finalist popped the query on bended knee with an oval-cut diamond ring.


Kiki Nyemchek and Koine Iwasaki.
Courtesy of Koine Iwasaki/Instagram

“What!!!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!,” fellow DWTS professional Alan Bersten wrote by way of Instagram touch upon Sunday. “I’m so completely happy for you each!!!!!!”

Iwasaki, who joined DWTS as a professional dancer for this yr’s season 31, and the Russia native additionally acquired well-wishes from her different colleagues. Val Chmerkovskiy, Witney Carson, Lindsay Arnold, Gleb Savchenko and different ABC personalities provided their congratulations by way of social media.

“CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Crying repeatedly. Can’t wait so that you can expertise this subsequent INCREDIBLE chapter of your lives,” Jenna Johnson — who’s at the moment anticipating her first baby with Chmerkovskiy —  replied. “It’s absolutely the BEST!!!!”

Iwasaki and Nyemchek initially met as opponents on SYTYCD season 14, although neither of them took residence the America’s Favourite Dancer prize. (The Japan native completed in second whereas her now-fiancé positioned fourth.) After a platonic bond all through the truth TV competitors and subsequent tour, their connection quickly developed.

“I needed to attend for a particular time to submit this image and even submit an image of us on the whole, however then I thought of how foolish that’s, particularly trigger daily with you is so particular,” Iwasaki gushed of her beau in April 2018, confirming their relationship. “My love. We screeeaaam of laughter collectively. We order 6 meals minimal at any restaurant and eat ALL of it. You convey out my greatest, most cheesiest smile and you like me on my absolute worst days. Residing life with you is pure bliss & I thanks for YOU each single day. 💙

The twosome’s love story continued to warmth up as they continued to bop collectively on the DWTS tour final yr. Iwasaki — who shares two pups along with her man — was promoted to a sequence professional this fall and Nyemchek remained her greatest fan.

“You’re the most particular particular person in my life,” he wrote by way of Instagram in June. “I have fun you on a regular basis and I’m so grateful to do it. I’m grateful for ALL of our moments collectively and I stay up for making extra with you at all times and endlessly.”