The image of Pasha Kovalev

The Russian Dancer, Pasha Kovalev Bio-Age, Girlfriend, Relationship, Net Worth & Competitive Career


The 40 years old, Pasha Kovalev is best known as a dancer. He is Russian qualified Latin and ballroom dance, who has appeared on a numerous TV shows, reality show and stage. Kovalev is a married man. Form a young age, Kovalev loved to dance and started his dancing career at the age of Eight, then moved to the United States with his qualified dance partner, Anya Garnis.

Anya is also a Russian ballroom dancer. Kovalev and Garnis as partners were the participant in the 3rd season of the American TV show called So You Think You Can Dance in 2007. Through his long career as a dancer, Kovalev has managed to earn a good amount of net worth. So how much is his net worth as per current?

To find out his net worth, relationships, his downfall and rise of his career, stay connected until to the end.

Parents, Sibling and Childhood of Pasha Kovalev

As per sources, Pasha Kovalev was raised by his mother and grew up along with his brother in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Siberia, Russia. There is no further information about his parents and brother name. Kovalev was born during raise of the Soviet Union in Russia. Since his childhood, he used to enjoy dancing and also watched dance shows.

Pasha Kovalev real name is Pavel Kovalev, whereas his name was given by his mother during his birth. Through his interest in dancing, he started his career in dancing when he was eight years old. Until 2000, he completed dancing with his partner Anya Garnis in the Amateur Latin category in Siberia, Russia. Besides, he has not revealed any information about his educational background.

Competitive Career & Achievements

After getting fame in Russia, Pasha Kovalev started trying in different parts of the world and participated in a various dance competition. In 2001, he got the chance to go to the United States. After a year, Kovalev and Garnis started competing in the United States, The United Kingdom and Canada. In the United States, he participated in many dance competitions like So You Think You Can Dance, Superstars of Dance and Dancing with the Stars.

Pasha Kovalev with his dance partner, Anya Garnis
Pasha Kovalev with his dance partner, Anya Garnis
Image Source: Shropshire Star

In 2007, Kovalev and Garnis auditioned for season 3 of the US reality show “So You Think You Can Dance”. Garnis made it to top 12, whereas, Kovalev made it to Semi-Finals. Although they didn’t win the competition, the pair participated in all the following seasons.

In 2011, Kovalev joined BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing as the new professional dancer of 9th series by replacing Jared Murillo, an American professional dancer. In the year 2020, Kovalev made his appearance at Dancing With The Stars Weekend.

Watch his dance video with Ashley Roberts on “Keeping Your Head Up”

Pasha Kovalev: Net Worth and Source of Income

Not only fame around the world but Pasha Kovalev also earned a good fortune throughout his career. Kovalev estimated net worth is estimated to be $1 Million as per now.

All the money Kovalev made through his hosting, teaching and appearing in the dance shows. On the other hand, his wife also has maintained a good net worth which is estimated at $5 Million as per the Celebrity Net Worth.

Without a doubt, Pasha is spending a luxurious life with his spouse. He will surely add more money to his bank account with his rising career and further appearances.

Pasha Kovalev Married to his Wife, Rachel Riley

Pasha Kovalev is a married man. He married his long-term girlfriend, Rachel Riley, a British television presenter and mathematician. The couple surprised their fans by announcing their marriage via social media at the end of June. They share that they had tied the wedding knot closely during the holiday in Las Vegas.

Pasha Kovalev attending a show with his wife, Rachel Riley
Pasha Kovalev with his wife, Rachel Riley
Image Source: BBC

Kovalev first met Rachel in the United Kingdom on the stage of Strictly Come Dancing Live series during 2013. They came closer in 2014 and started dating. After spending some quality of time, they got married in Las Vegas on 28 June 2019.

As the couple announced about their marriage on social media, they also announced having their first baby in December on May 2019 via Instagram. The couple welcomed their daughter on 15th December 2019. Since then, the duo has shared a lot of pictures with their baby on their respective social media platforms.

Pasha Kovalev holding their baby with his wife, Rachel Riley
Pasha Kovalev with his spouse and daughter
Image Source: Instagram@rachelrileyrr

At present, Pasha is spending a blissful married life with Rachel and their child. Pasha has not revealed his past affairs and marriages. However, his spouse, Rachel was previously married to Jamie Gilbert (m. 2012 – div. 2013). Pasha is out of rumours and controversies as of 2020.

Pasha Kovalev Age, Birthday, Zodiac Sign and Height

The 40 years old, Pasha Kovalev was born 19th January 1980. He has just entered his forties and celebrates his birthday on every 19th of January. His star sign is Capricorn. The person born with Capricorn sun sign is discipline, loyal and intelligent.

While mentioning his height, Pasha stands 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8m tall. Besides, he has maintained a healthy body shape and size. His other body measurements are under review.

For more interesting articles, keep visiting

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *