J.R. Martinez along with his professional partner Karina Smirnoff became the winner of mirrorball trophy of Dancing with the Stars Season 13. The winner was announced yesterday night. J.R. Martinez beats out finalists: Rob Kardashian and Ricki Lake. J.R. Martinez got the maximum combined scores of judges and viewers' votes. He got 50% votes of the total score from his fans due to positive attitude and natural dancing skill. Rob Kardashian became the runners-up and Ricki Lake came on third place.
Kardashian and Martinez performed instant samba with their partners before the winner was named and they both got perfect scores. In the judges’ rankings, Kardashian was leading with 1 point over Martinez after 4 rounds of dancing in the finale but viewer’s votes pushed Martinez towards the championship. Martinez thanked all the viewers who voted for them for 10 weeks. He also thanked his partner, Smirnoff as well as told her that she is amazing and he is very grateful that he was capable of be a part of her first mirror ball trophy. Former contestants also made appearances in the two-hour season finale along with singer Chynna Phillips, actor David Arquette and activist Chaz Bono.