Dancing with the Stars 2013 Cast Unveiled: Dancing with the Stars is back with yet another happening season of celebrity drama, dance, and excitement. The star studded cast of Dancing with the Stars season 16 was revealed, and the line up consists of big names like NFL Baltimore Ravens’ Jacoby Jones, Kellie Pickler of American Idol fame, and Wynona Judd (country music star).
The contestants range from athletes to TV stars to music icons – the contestants’ names were revealed on Tuesday on Good Morning America. Other names from the exciting new line up include reality TV’s Lisa Vanderpump and Aly Raisman, who is a gymnast best known for her recent Olympics appearance.
Other athletes who will be shaking a leg on the new season of Dancing with the Stars include boxing star Victor Ortiz, and figure skater extraordinaire Dorothy Hamill.
Stars from TV and showbiz who are all set to rock the stage are D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick (both comedy stars), Ingo Rademacher (of TV show General Hospital fame), and Zendaya Coleman (Disney star).
The highly anticipated announcement about the Dancing with the Stars contestants was made by the show’s hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Charvet. Announcements about professional partners of the 2013 DWTS contestants was also made on Good Morning America; expect Tony Dovolani, Cheryl Burke, Mark Ballas, Derek Hough, Karina Smirnoff, Kym Johnson, and many new pro dancers to accompany the stars.
The all new season will premiere on Monday, March 18 on the ABC channel. The premiere will be two hours long, and its result show will be sending home one couple (the one with the lowest combined judges’ scores and public votes).
Here is the list of Dancing with the Stars contestants and their professional partners:
- Wynonna Judd and Tony Dovolani
- D L Hughley and Cheryl Burke
- Jacoby Jones and Karina Smirnoff
- Lisa Vanderpump and Gleb Savchenko
- Andy Dick and Sharna Burgess
- Victor Ortiz and Lindsay Arnold
- Zendaya Coleman and Valentin Chmerkovskiy
- Aly Raisman and Mark Ballas
- Ingo Rademacher and Kym Johnson
- Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough
- Dorothy Hamill and Tristan MacManus