Although she initially faced tough criticism from the judges, she maintained a positive outlook throughout the series.
In February 2009, Monaco expanded her dancing résumé with Peepshow, a burlesque act directed by Tony Award-winning director Jerry Mitchell, that plays at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Season 20 champion reunited with her former pro dance partner in Chicago on Sunday, Jan.
29 — and Val took to Instagram to share a sweet snapshot of the duo with his nearly 1 million followers!
In 2009, she traveled to Kenya with Feed the Children, as part of Daytime Gives Back.
She remains active with children’s charities and lives in Los Angeles.
Unfortunately they called it quits just five months after they started dating because they “both lead very different lives.”Unfortunately for Janel, the couple’s relationship quickly changed once they were off the show.Kelly Monaco’s family moved to the Poconos before she entered junior high school.As a teen, she was involved in a variety of sports, including swimming, track, soccer and tennis, as well as drama and speech.MUST SEE: Rumer Willis Shares Sweet Throwback Photo of Herself and Mom Demi Moore "The one and only [Rumer] came to visit us on [the Star Chris Soules? didn't want to stop," Rumer previously said of her decision to join the tour."Val and I were lucky enough to have incredible fans that supported us throughout the entire show, and they are the reason we won.