Gleb Savchenko Earns $400Ok for ‘DWTS,’ Spouse Says Amid Divorce

Fight it out. Gleb Savchenkois separated from the estranged woman Elena Samodanova gets more and more chaotic as they try to reach an agreement on child and spouse support.

Samodanova, 36, filed for divorce on December 22, a month after she and Savchenko, 37, announced that they would split after 14 years of marriage. The former couple share daughters Olivia (10) and Zlata (3). According to Us Weekly court documents, Samodanova is seeking custody of the two children, as well as child benefits, spouse benefits and compensation for legal fees.

“As in the statement by [Samodanova]She was focused and responsible for making sure [the] Children’s health, safety and well-being since birth, ”explains choreographer So You Think You Can Dance in her court case. “The parties participated in the mediation to resolve the issues prior to filing this lawsuit. While the parties reached agreement on several issues, [Savchenko] refused to pay child or spouse benefits without a court order. “

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The ballroom professionals tied the knot in July 2006. According to her submission to the court, Samodanova believes her estranged husband is more than capable of supporting both children and spouse as he “earns an approximate annual salary of $ 406,614” the stars, or 33,884, through his work on Dancing With $ per month.

Samodanova, for her part, is “unemployed” and makes her the “only source of income” of the dance studio that she and Savchenko own. The studio “generates $ 37,250 per year” or $ 3,105 per month but has been closed since February due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the records, Samodanova wants to ensure that she and her children can continue to enjoy a “high standard of living” after the divorce.

The couple’s official separation date is December 1st after attending a mediation session. “Although we were able to reach an agreement on several issues, we did not reach an agreement on an education plan, child benefit, spouse’s benefit and legal fees,” the documents say.

Gleb Savchenko earns more than $ 400,000 for dancing with estranged wife Elena Samodanova Says2Gleb Savchenko Can Nguyen / Shutterstock

As already reported by us, Samodanova claimed: “[Savchenko] hasn’t rented an apartment in the weeks since their separation ”and essentially crashes with his friend on a“ bachelorette party ”. After several visits to the apartment, the Russian-born woman argued that this was “not a safe environment” for her young daughters and called for “continued primary custody of the children visiting the apartment [Savchenko]until he secures adequate accommodation for himself and the children. “

Shortly after the two announced they would go their separate ways, some fans wondered if Savchenko’s close bond with his season 29 DWTS partner Chrishell reservoirhad something to do with his breakup. Both the choreographer and the 39-year-old Selling Sunset star denied the infidelity rumors. Earlier this month, Savchenko doubled his stance after spending a couple’s vacation with a new flame Cassie Scerbo, Stause and her friend, Keo Motsepe.

“We’ve had problems for years,” Savchenko told Entertainment Tonight of his estranged wife. “I was in a mentally abusive, jealous relationship. … The thing is, I never betrayed her. Never in my life. “

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