While Koko has danced with the biggest musical pop stars in her life, here’s an update on her real-life love story with Kiki Nyemchek
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Koko Iwasaki is a prominent ballroom dancer and choreographer who specializes in all dance styles from hip hop to ballroom. As the latest addition to the famed dance reality series, Koko burns with her smooth dance moves onstage with celebrity contestant Vinny Guadagnino in season 31 of Dancing with the Stars on Disney+. While she has received applause from fans worldwide and danced with the biggest pop stars throughout her career, many fans may want to know more details about her private life. While most celebrities keep their private lives a secret from the paparazzi and social media, this is certainly not the case with Koko. Koko has a strong and loving relationship with fellow So You Think You Can Dance alum and friend Kiki Nyemchek.
As the dance reality show features an impressive all-star cast as celebrity contestants vying for the show’s favor and the judges’ hearts on the dance floor, we take a look at Koko Iwasaki’s fairytale love story with Kiki Nyemchek.
Koko met Kiki during the 14th season of So You Think You Can Dance in 2017
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Koko actually met Kiki during her stint as a dancer on the iconic dance reality series So You Think You Can Dance Season 14 in 2017. When this dynamic duo started collaborating on the show, they hit it off right away and started dating feel more than just a professional attraction to each other. Their on-screen chemistry immediately culminated in a real love story off-screen and it wasn’t long before this couple officially announced that they were in a relationship. They also shared that they have been together for more than five years.
For those who don’t know, Kiki Nyemchek is a renowned professional dancer who has appeared in So You Think You Can Dance seasons 12-14 as a ensemble member and also in Dancing with the Stars. He also recently appeared in Season 17 of So You Think You Can Dance on Fox. He was Alexis Warr’s professional dance partner. Alexis Warr also became the Season 17 winner.
Koko’s Instagram feed has a palette of super cute and squishy posts alongside Beau Kiki Nyemchek. The duo and real life couple are often seen painting the whole town red with their romantic pictures and videos giving fans relationship goals.
A few months ago, in June 2022, Koko posted a stunning picture with her boyfriend Kiki, wishing him a happy birthday. The duo looked hot as hell in the picture. Both have upped the fashion game on Instagram in their black outfits. Her caption for this cutest post wished Beau Kiki a birthday and also mentioned how lucky she is to share it for the rest of her life and forever. It read: “Happy Birthday to my soul mate. How lucky am I to share this life with you… forever more… and more.”
On the other hand, even Kiki wished the love of his life and his girlfriend Koko a happy birthday. He called her the special person in his life and that he celebrates her every day. The heartfelt caption for the post read: “My baby – Happy Birthday to you. You are the special person in my life. I celebrate you every day and am so thankful for it. I’m grateful for ALL of our moments together and I look forward to doing more and more with you and forever, I love you.”
The next episode of Dancing with the Stars, season 31, would premiere on September 26, 2022 at 8 p.m. ET on Disney+. It will be fun to see whether or not Koko Iwasaki is able to wow the jury and audience with the mesmerizing dance performances on stage alongside Vinny Guadagnino.