actor Josh Hopkins, a source reveals exclusively to Us Weekly. "They have been dating for a few weeks and it's going well! Though their relationship just recently turned romantic, it turns out the two have known each other for quite some time.
(Though Burke never confirmed a relationship with her Season 10 partner, the choreographer reportedly received a lavish diamond ring from Ochocinco during their fling.) "He's a really nice guy," the source tells Us of Hopkins.
When you've got smoking hot dancers and celebs from all walks of life getting close and intimate as dance partners, you can bet that hookups will ensue!
She won her second championship with retired football star Emmitt Smith in the third season.
Cheryl returned to the ballroom on March 19, 2007 for Season 4, partnered with actor Ian Ziering.
On August 17, 2009, it was announced that Burke would compete on the ninth season of Dancing with the Stars with partner Tom De Lay (former U. For Toy Story 3, Burke choreographed the paso doble with Tony Dovolani and did a performance accompanied by the Gipsy Kings live.
She also made a fitness video based on Latin dances with Maksim Chmerkovskiy as co-instructors.
She and Ziering were eliminated in the semi-finals on May 15, 2007.
Cheryl Burke participated in a 38-city Dancing with the Stars tour from December 19, 2006 to February 11, 2007.
She returned to the show's eighth season, in which she was paired with actor Gilles Marini.
They were the runners-up for the season, losing to Shawn Johnson and Mark Ballas. On October 6, 2009, Cheryl and De Lay withdrew from the competition because De Lay had stress fractures in both feet.
In season ten she was partnered with Chad Ochocinco.