Karina Smirnoff's wedding to baseball star Brad Penny is set for 21st January 2012, according to E! News. Karina Smirnoff will marry the Detroit Tigers pitcher on the island of Cozumel, 20km from mainland Mexico.
The confirmation comes after Smirnoff had previously hinted the nuptials would indeed be taking place in January 2012. Speaking to People Magazine about the upcoming celebration, Karina said, "I have a lot of family and friends that live in Europe and Israel, and Brad has a big family in Oklahoma. It's going to be a very diverse, colourful crowd". The Dancing With The Stars professional also revealed she's currently deliberating over six different wedding dresses, saying, "I want the train to be as long as Hollywood Boulevard because it's like, you only get to wear it once. I want it to be memorable. Like a princess". As for children, Smirnoff revealed she eventually wants to have kids with Brad, saying, "I can't wait to become a mom. I love kids. My manager has a beautiful boy who's my godson".
Karina Smirnoff was previously in a relationship with her Dancing With The Stars partner Mario Lopez but the pair split in 2008. Karina then began dating fellow dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy but the pair broke off their engagement in September 2009.