Kym Johnson is her name and dancing is her game. The Australian professional ballroom dancer and television performer is well-known for her appearance on Dancing with the Stars. She first gained fame with her craft in Australia before moving to the United States where she found even more fame with her talent.
Apart from her stellar dancing portfolio, there’s a whole lot of interesting information about Kym Johnson, including her interesting love story with the Canadian businessman, investor, and television personality, Robert Herjavec.
Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec Met on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
Kym Johnson has always been a passionate dancer and it is this passion of hers that led her to the love of her life, Robert Herjavec. The duo met when they appeared together on the US version of Dancing With The Stars.
Johnson had started ballroom dancing when she was just 13 years of age and has since become an expert at it. Her first major TV appearance came when she took part in the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars. She would later move to the USA where she took part in the US version of the show.
In February 2015, Kym took part in the 20th season of Dancing with the Stars and was paired with Robert Herjavec as her dance partner. The duo did quite well together that season and finished in 6th place after becoming the seventh couple to be eliminated from the show.
They Kicked Off Their Romance After Being Dance Partners
While competing together on Dancing With The Stars, Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec became very fond of each other and developed great chemistry. The bond between them was so obvious that other contestants noticed it. Popular American dancer Derek Hough, who was also on the show, told US Weekly that Johnson and Herjavec made an awesome couple and that whenever Johnson described the man of her dreams, the description always matched Herjavec.
Talking about their romance in an interview with People in 2015, Herjavec explained that from the time he met Johnson, he fell in love with her and always looked forward to hanging out with her. It was clear right from the start that Kym and Robert really liked each other and it was not long before they began a relationship.
The couple confirmed they were dating in September 2015. At the time, Herjavec was separated from his wife Diane Plese whom he later divorced in early 2016. Johnson and Herjavec made their relationship very public while they were dating. They appeared together in public and attended events together to the admiration of fans.
Their romance progressed steadily and on February 27, 2016, the two became engaged. Herjavec took special care in making the proposal very smooth. He got flowers and set them up all over the house, stunning Johnson. He then took her up to the rooftop of their home where he had already set up fairy lights and the ring. He then got down on his knee and popped the big question. Johnson was so stunned by the whole arrangement that she started crying and Herjavec had to ask again before she said yes to him.
Johnson and Herjavec Tied The Knot in Front of Family and Friends
On July 31, 2016, Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec tied the knot. Their wedding took place in Los Angeles, California, and was attended by family and friends. Some of their co-stars from Dancing With The Stars were also there to celebrate their special day with them.
Kym Johnson was so excited about the wedding. Speaking with People about the event, she revealed that she was too filled with joy and joked that she hoped she does not end up breaking down with emotion during the event.
The duo have remained together ever since their marriage and it appears that their love keeps increasing by each passing day.
Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec Are Parents To Amazing Twins
The marriage between Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec has since produced a set of twins; a boy and a girl, who were born on April 23, 2018. The couple named their son Hudson Robert Herjavec while their daughter is called Haven Mae Herjavec. Kym is very fond of her kids and is known to share photos of them on social media, expressing her immense joy at having them in her life.
In the early days after the kid’s birth, Johnson and Herjavec spent a lot of time just being around the newborns. They explained that they barely had any time for themselves and their evenings usually saw them lying in bed for just 30 minutes before one of the twins screamed out, begging for attention. The couple also talked about their kid’s dirty diapers. Herjavec quipped that he was spending too much time standing at a changing table. Then the couple went on to voice that they collectively wonder whether the diaper changing will ever end.
Johnson Wants Her Children To Grow Up In Australia
As stated above, Kym Johnson is obsessed with her children and constantly talks about them in her social media posts. She has made it clear that her children are her utmost joy and is willing to do anything to make sure that they grow up the right way. One way she hopes to do this is through the education they receive and the environment they grow.
Kym has revealed that she wants her kids to grow up in her home country of Australia because she wants them to be in tune with their roots. She and her husband, who have publicly stated that they are not going to have any other children, are in agreement that the kids should have their education in Australia.
She Still Finds Time For Her Career Despite Being Carried Away with Motherhood
Kym Johnson has not let her family life limit her from continuing to grow her career. She is the proud owner of the BOD, a platform for people to take dance and fitness classes with her. Users also have the option of consulting with nutrition experts in order to tailor a suitable regimen for them.
The business is growing and spreading its reach in the online community. With the launch of their online subscription series, users have the liberty to join in even if they are not situated in the Beverly Hills area.