Val Chmerkovskiy Says He Is Still a ‘Couple More Years’ Away from Having Kids: ‘I Can’t Wait to Be a Father’

Don’t devise on Val Chmerkovskiy apropos a father anytime soon.

On Thursday, a Dancing with a Stars pro non-stop adult about his family skeleton to Entertainment Tonight, saying he wasn’t formulation on carrying kids for a integrate some-more years.

“I don’t feel a pressure. we feel excited. we would adore to have kids. we can’t wait to be a father, had a good father  still have a good father,” a 31-year-old, who’s now dating associate DWTS dancer Jenna Johnson, said. “I consider instinctively, as a man, that’s something we wish to do as well.”

“I am removing even improved with age aesthetically,” he continued. “I am flourishing and removing improved and better. we consider we got a integrate some-more years in me before we do [become a father].”

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But in a meantime, Chmerkovskiy’s some-more than happy to play unapproachable uncle to his comparison brother  and DWTS costar  Maksim‘s 9-month aged son Shai Alexander.

Maks and his mother Peta Murgatroyd — who got voted off of DWTS on Monday alongside her luminary partner Nick Lachey — welcomed their initial child together in January.

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“I don’t spend adequate time with him, for sure,” a dancer told reporters on Monday.

“I wish we could spend all my time with him, though conclude God he’s too immature to conclude how overwhelming his uncle is,” he joked. “So once he’s consciously wakeful of how propitious he is, I’ll be spending some-more time with him.”

He’s also bustling perplexing to get his brother’s son to learn his name. “I’m like, ‘Vaaaaaaalllllll,’ ” he said, adding that if Val is Shai’s initial word, “My hermit would be so upset.”

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Val has formerly joked about his cold uncle standing to PEOPLE. “I’ve bought [Shai] an whole habit already, relating to cave obviously, so we’ve got that down,” he pronounced behind in March.

Added a DWTS pro, “No, I’m vehement for him to indeed sense what a cold uncle he has.”

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