Born in Tallinn, Estonia, Vitali started dancing at the age of eight. He represented Estonia at the World and European
Latin-American championships and was Estonian National Champion. Vitali won the popular Dancing with the Stars television show in Turkey in 2012, and was a finalist on the Irish version in 2017; repeating his high placings as a quarter-finalist in 2018 and 2019. He was a finalist at the WDSF World Showdance Latin Championship in 2015, in Vienna. Vitali was also a cast member of world-famous ballroom show Burn the Floor.