Who Is Suzanne Murgatroyd? Mother Of Peta Murgatroyd

by Pragya Mon Apr 17 2023 Updated On Tue May 09 2023
Who Is Suzanne Murgatroyd? Mother Of Peta Murgatroyd

Suzanne Murgatroyd is the mother of an Australian and American professional Latin dancer Peta Murgatroyd

She was married to her late husband, Derek Murgatroyd. They have only one daughter, Peta

Her husband died at the age of 81 in 2022. She is an American citizen of her nationality.

Suzanne Murgatroyd's late husband and daughter.
Suzanne Murgatroyd's late husband and daughter. Source: Page Six

About Suzanne's Daughter Peta 

Peta is a professional Latin dancer. She is known for winning the Dancing with the Stars show twice. 

She was born in the year 1986. She has her birthday on July 14.

Married Life Of Peta 

Peta is married to her husband, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, a dancer. Peta and Maksim, aka Mak, tied the knot in 2017

They share a son named Shai, who was born before their marriage.

Peta and Mak had their wedding at Oheka Castle in Long Island, NY. As of 2022, Peta is expecting her second baby with her husband.

Peta and Mak started dating back in 2012. They have been in an on/off relationship for a few years, but in 2015 they finally got back together. 

In the same year, Peta got proposed by Mak on stage after their performance in the show. 

Family of Peta Murgatroyd.
Family of Peta Murgatroyd. Source: Instagram

Age And Net Worth 

Her daughter Peta is 36 years old. She has a net worth of $500,000.

Suzanne Murgatroyd with her daughter, Peta Murgatroyd.
Suzanne Murgatroyd with her daughter, Peta Murgatroyd. Source: Instagram

Peta Suffered Miscarriage

Peta and her husband, Maksim, were criticized for a long time because they didn't give birth to another baby. 

People said Peta should be ashamed of herself for not planning a baby. 

Each and everyone was questioning her and her husband. But the reality was hidden from everyone. 

Peta said that she was carrying the burden of a secret that she was hiding from everyone. 

She revealed that she had a miscarriage, which was hidden from everyone. 

She said they had the baby on their first try, just like their first son. But they were so happy about the pregnancy.

They dreamt of every happy moment and were on top of the world. But little did they know Peta went through a miscarriage. 

She felt a lot broken. She was numb and couldn't do anything for months. She felt like carrying the burden of hidden truth. 

Nobody knows about it except for 6 or 8 close people. So, she revealed everything in the interview.

Peta Needed Maksim More Than Ever

Peta went through a miscarriage three consecutive times. 

She was trying to keep herself holding up every time she was thrown down, but she was all broken. 

After the first miscarriage, she thought she was all done; she took a break and got herself up. 

In the second miscarriage, she talked to herself and became strong. But in her third miscarriage, she couldn’t gather the strength she needed. 

She was physically, mentally, and emotionally broken. 

She needed her husband, Maksim, to be with her during her difficult time, but he was working in Ukraine

He wanted to be with her in her most challenging time, but he couldn’t be then. 

People were around Peta, but she wanted Maksim to be part of her sadness and pain. 

She expressed that she understood the situation of Maksim, so she didn’t blame him. 

She also said that she wants Maksim to have a 9 to 5 job because of Maksim's lack of time.

Peta Considers Her Mother A Role Model

Peta was interviewed in 2019 and asked about the role model in her life. She took the name of her mother as a role model. 

She said that while growing up, people think that being a mother is easy and normal. 

But after being a mother, she realized there were many more difficulties and sacrifices comes along with being a mother. 

She said that after going through the same phase of being a mother, her respect for her mother was increased to the next level. 

She realized how difficult it was to care for everyone and be a lot more responsible and sensible. 

She said that she was obsessed with her kid and could go through any pain for him and his better life in the future.

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