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Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson make a great duo on and off the ballroom floor.
After a few years of dating, the couple got engaged in June 2018 during a trip to Venice, Italy.
"My life has changed because of [her,]" Chmerkovskiy told PEOPLE at the time of their engagement. "And I find myself to be the best version of myself that I've ever been. She's awesome."
The two later tied the knot in April 2019 during a romantic ceremony in Rancho Palo Verdes, California, where they were joined by their closest family and friends, including Chmerkovskiy's brother Maks Chmerkovskiy and several DWTS cast members such as Lindsay Arnold, Witney Carson, Emma Slater, Sasha Farber, Mark Ballas, Cheryl Burke, Alan Bersten and Artem Chigvintsev.
In January 2023, Chmerkovskiy and Johnson marked another big relationship milestone: They became parents. The couple welcomed their first child, Rome Valentin Chmerkovskiy, on Jan. 10.
Roughly six months earlier, PEOPLE exclusively revealed that the pair were expecting.
"Everybody tells you, 'When you just relax and you don't put the stress on yourself, it happens for you.' That's exactly what happened," Johnson told PEOPLE. "I think it was exactly when it was meant to be. Our little baby was created with a lot of love. It all seems so magical and meant to be."
From their time on DWTS to their sweet appearances together, take a look back at their relationship timeline.
2014: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson first meet
The two first met on DWTS when Johnson joined the show as a troupe member in 2014. Chmerkovskiy had appeared on the show since season 2 but officially joined as a pro dancer starting with season 13 in 2011.
December 17, 2014: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson perform together in Sway: A Dance Trilogy
In December 2014, the dancers appeared on stage together as they performed during Sway: A Dance Trilogy in New York City together.
2015: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson start dating
The couple started dating sometime in 2015, but didn't take their love public until February 2016, when they was spotted getting cuddly while out and about in West Hollywood for lunch.
2016: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson break up
June 2017: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson get back together
Just a few months after his split from Rose, Chmerkovskiy and Johnson teased their reconciled romance as they took a trip across Europe together. Though they didn't post any photos together, they each posted pictures from the trip on their respective social media profiles.
July 8, 2017: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson attend Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy's wedding
A month later, Johnson and Chmerkovskiy confirmed they were back together as they attended Murgatroyd and Chmerkovskiy's wedding. Johnson even shared a cute photo of her and her beau with the newlyweds on her Instagram.
August 16, 2017: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson attend the Industry Dance Awards
The couple walked the red carpet together at the Industry Dance Awards in 2017. During the event, Chmerkovskiy opened up about his brother's wedding and whether he was ready to tie the knot himself.
"Is that what it's called, the wedding bug? Or have I gained a different perspective on, you know, what love is and what happiness is?" he shared with Insider. "You know, I'm in a great place and I'm in love, and I'm very grateful for that."
September 26, 2017: Val Chmerkovskiy opens up about Jenna Johnson returning to DWTS
As Johnson returned to DWTS for season 25 as a troupe member, Chmerkovskiy couldn't contain his excitement.
"Jenna is a huge asset to the show," he told reporters during a taping for the show. "I think she's an incredible talent. I'm a huge fan. I think she's the best girl here, so I'm excited to see her here."
October 16, 2017: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson have a double date with Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy
In October 2017, the couple had a fun double date with Chmerkovskiy's brother and sister-in-law as they dined out at Craig's in West Hollywood.
November 22, 2017: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson share a kiss on DWTS
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During the DWTS season 25 finale, where Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold took home the Mirrorball Trophy, Chmerkovskiy and Johnson put their love on display as they danced to Kelsea Ballerini's special performance of her hit single "Legends."
June 14, 2018: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson get engaged
In the summer of 2018, Chmerkovskiy proposed to Johnson during a trip to Venice, Italy. Johnson announced the exciting news with two photos of her boyfriend getting down on one knee.
"My life has changed because of [her,]" Chmerkovskiy told PEOPLE of Johnson. "And I find myself to be the best version of myself that I've ever been. She's awesome."
August 7, 2018: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson make their red carpet debut as an engaged couple
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A month after their engagement, the couple hit the red carpet together as they attended the premiere of Crazy Rich Asians in Hollywood, California.
August 15, 2018: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson attend the Industry Dance Awards
The duo returned to the Industry Dance Awards again in 2018, getting close for a photo on the red carpet.
November 29, 2018: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson share their engagement photos
In November 2018, Chmerkovskiy and Johnson shared their wintry engagement photos exclusively with PEOPLE.
"Wedding planning is very exciting," Johnson told PEOPLE at the time. "It's crazy how much has to go into one day, but we just want it to be a beautiful celebration for us and our families to enjoy."
December 2018: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson tour together
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After their engagement, the couple hit the road together at the end of 2018 as they took part in Dancing with the Stars: Live! A Night To Remember. They even shared a few numbers together during the tour.
April 13, 2019: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson get married
In April 2019, the two tied the knot in Rancho Palo Verdes, California. Johnson wore a classic long-sleeved Vera Wang gown for the ceremony, while Chmerkovskiy wore a custom-made black velvet tuxedo designed by Brooks Brothers.
The couple was joined by their family and friends for the festivities, including Chmerkovskiy's brother Maks as his best man and Johnson's sisters Stacy Johnson Bills and Jill Zenger as her co-maids of honor.
April 17, 2019: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson go on their honeymoon
Shortly after becoming husband and wife, the two embarked on a romantic honeymoon in St Lucia, Saint Lucia. Johnson kicked off their getaway as she posted a snap of herself on the beach with the caption, "Honeymoonin'."
August 14, 2019: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson attend the Industry Dance Awards
The couple made yet another appearance at the Industry Dance Awards in 2018, showing PDA as Chmerkovskiy dipped Johnson and leaned in for a kiss on the red carpet.
November 14, 2019: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson attend the premiere of Knives Out
The duo got all dolled up to attend the premiere of Knives Out in Westwood, California.
April 13, 2020: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson celebrate their first anniversary
Chmerkovskiy celebrated his first wedding anniversary with Johnson by sharing a cute photo of them eating cake in bed alongside a sweet rhyme in the caption: "I will love you from now till eternity. Happy April 13th, our wedding anniversary."
June 18, 2021: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson open up about spending time together during COVID-19
During an interview with PEOPLE, the couple shared how they've grown closer during the COVID-19 pandemic after purchasing their first house together.
"COVID allowed us time to be humans, not just artists, not performers, not working all the time," Chmerkovskiy told PEOPLE. "We've spent the last six years on the road. This happened exactly when it needed to happen. Everything we've done in this home, we've done."
August 30, 2021: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson attend the premiere of Cinderella
The two looked like a Disney prince and princess as they attended the premiere of Amazon Studios' Cinderella film in Los Angeles, California.
April 2, 2022: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson attend the GLAAD Media Awards
The couple matched in black ensembles as they attended the GLAAD Media Awards arm-in-arm in April 2022 as DWTS was up for outstanding reality program.
July 15, 2022: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson reveal they are expecting their first child
In July, the couple exclusively revealed to PEOPLE that they are expecting their first child together.
"Everybody tells you, 'When you just relax and you don't put the stress on yourself, it happens for you.' That's exactly what happened," Johnson said. "I think it was exactly when it was meant to be. Our little baby was created with a lot of love. It all seems so magical and meant to be."
Johnson added that she thinks Chmerkovskiy is going to make an amazing parent when they welcome their newborn. "If he is anything like he is as a husband, he's going to be the best dad in the world," she said. "He is so selfless and loving. Between the two of us, is by far the more patient one. So I think, all of these little attributes are going to just make him an incredible dad.'"
August 28, 2022: Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson announce they are expecting a baby boy
At 20 weeks pregnant, Johnson and Chmerkovskiy announced on Instagram that they're expecting a baby boy. The couple used confetti cannons to reveal the sex of their little one, posting a series of photos of them shooting off blue confetti.
"Today we are officially halfway there to meeting our son," Johnson captioned the photos. "Saying those words still makes me emotional!! SO EXCITED to be a boy mom."
September 28, 2022: Jenna Johnson shows off baby bump on red carpet with Val Chmerkovskiy
Johnson and Chmerkovskiy attended the premiere of Bros. in L.A. The mom-to-be put her growing baby bump on display in a stunning purple-sequin gown, and Chmerkovskiy matched her in a purple suit.
"Serving you pregnant Cher for the @brosthemovie premiere 💜," Johnson captioned a post on Instagram, which included a cute video of her husband rubbing her belly.
November 8, 2022: Jenna Johnson says Val Chmerkovskiy has made her feel "super empowered" during pregnancy
As she's watched her body constantly change, Johnson told PEOPLE that Chmerkovskiy has made her feel "super empowered" and "so beautiful" while pregnant with their baby boy.
"He loves every phase throughout my pregnancy so far," she said. "He's constantly thanking me for carrying our baby."
The Dancing with the Stars pro added: "We tried for a while to get pregnant, and this is something we've wanted for a very long time in our relationship. So, I knew that he would be awesome and so excited. But experiencing it has been just a different level with him."
January 10, 2023: Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy welcome their first child
Johnson and Chmerkovskiy's first son was born on Jan. 10, 2023. The couple shared the big news in a joint Instagram post the following day. The photo showed Johnson and Chmerkovskiy holding their baby boy's tiny hand.
"𝕆𝕦𝕣 𝕨𝕠𝕣𝕝𝕕 𝕚𝕤 𝕗𝕠𝕣𝕖𝕧𝕖𝕣 𝕔𝕙𝕒𝕟𝕘𝕖𝕕 🤍 1.10.2023," they captioned the sweet image.
February 7, 2023: Jenna Johnson reveals her and Val Chmerkovskiy's son's name
Johnson posted a sweet photo of her son on Instagram to mark his 1-month birthday. In the picture, the baby wore an orange sweater and matching pants as he lounged next to a wooden disk that revealed his name.
"Rome Valentin Chmerkovskiy," the proud mom wrote in the caption. "Cannot believe it's been 4 weeks of being completely infatuated with you. Thank you for bursting my heart wide open and showing me what unconditional love is."