Inna Brayer is a Brooklyn-based amateur ballroom dancer competing in the International 10-Dance division. She is best known for being the 2007 Amateur USA Dance National 10-Dance Champions with her partner, Pasha Pashkov. From 1998-1999 Brayer was partnered with fellow Dancing with the Stars co-star Maksim Chmerkovskiy's brother Valentin Chmerkovskiy. A native of Russia, Brayer is of Jewish descent. She was raised in the U.S. from the age of 2, and began dancing at age 7. Her coaching has included Latin champions Taliat & Marina Tarsinov. In addition to their 3-time U.S. title, Pashkov & Brayer have also placed 11th at the World Championships in Tokyo, and 9th at the World Cup in Vancouver. Inna attends Hunter College in New York City, where she graduated in 2012. On August 25, 2008, it was announced that Inna would be participating as a pro on Dancing with the Stars. She was paired with actor Ted McGinley. They were the second couple eliminated from the competition on the 1st Week.
About Inna Brayer
Competitive ballroom dancer who rose to fame as the partner of Ted McGinley on the seventh season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars.
She began dancing at the age of seven.
In 2007, she and partner Pasha Pashkov became Amateur USA Dance National 10-Dance Champions.
Russian born, she is of Jewish descent and was raised in the United States from the age of two.
In national dance competitions in the late 1990s, she was partnered with Dancing with the Stars costar Maksim Chmerkovskiy's brother Valentin.
Information related to Inna Brayer
- American ballroom dancers
- Russian emigrants to the United States
- Hunter College alumni