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Meet the ENTIRE DWTS Cast


Sean Lowe

Sean Lowe has captured the hearts of women all around the world as the star of The Bachelor season 17. We first saw Sean fighting for Emily Maynard’s heart on The Bachelorette. When he was eliminated after the fantasy suite dates, Sean found himself still searching for that one love of his life. ABC casted him as the new Bachelor, or as us ladies like to refer to him as, Shirtless Sean. Sean’s journey to find love on the show was rocky but he found the love of his life and is now engaged to Catherine Guidici.

Dancing Partner: Peta Murgatroyd

First Dance: Foxtrot

Ali Raisman 525x700

At just 18 years old, Ali Raisman was the captain of the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team. Raisman added the United States’ first ever gold medal in the floor exercise. In addition to that honor, she won a bronze on the balance beam.

Dancing Partner: Mark Ballas

First Dance: Cha Cha

Fun fact: Ali’s olympic gymnastics teammate, Shawn Johnson competed on Dancing With The Stars in season 8 and then again on the All Star season. Johnson was also partnered with Mark Ballas the first time.


Andy Dick

Andy Dick is an American director, musician, actor, comedian, and producer. A jack of all trades, Dick grew up in Chicago where his love for production became evident when he worked on several stage productions.

His first regular television role was on the short-lived but influential Ben Stiller Show. In 2001, Dick wrote, directed, produced, and starred in The Andy Dick Show for MTV. Additionally, Dick has made memorable appearances in feature films such as ZoolanderThe Cable GuyInspector GadgetRoad Trip,  Dude, Where’s My Car?Old School, and Funny People.

Most recently, Dick has shot guest appearances on NBC’s Community, FX’s Legit, the Netflix original series, Bad Samaritans and CBS’ Two Broke Girls.

Dancing Partner: Sharna Burgess

First Dance: Foxtrot

D.L. Hughley 525x700-3

D.L Hughley is one of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians.

As a standup comedian, his fifth stand-up special Reset premiered on Showtime in 2012.  Hughley can also be seen in the comedic documentary special for Comedy Central titled D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List. Hughley also served as host of the late night talk show D.L. Hughley Breaks the News on CNN. He served as both star and producer of his television show that ran on ABC and UPN, The Hughleys.

Dancing Partner: Cheryl Burke

First Dance: Cha Cha

525x700-4Dorothy Hamill

Dorothy Hamill won the Gold Medal at the 1976 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria at the early age of 19.

As a professional, Hamill has skated with many productions, including the Ice Capades for eight years. Four ABC primetime television specials have been produced in her honor and she has produced and starred in her own touring productions of Cinderella — Frozen in TimeHansel, Gretel, the Witch and the Cat, and Nutcracker on Ice. She won an Emmy Award for her lead role in Romeo and Juliet.

Hamill has been inducted into the Olympic Hall of Fame and the Figure Skating Hall of Fame. She was very proud to run the torch at Olympic Stadium in Salt Lake City in 2002 and skate the closing ceremonies with vocalist Harry Connick Jr. Recently, Hamill released her memoir A Skating Life: My Story, which made The New York Times best-seller list.

Dancing Partner: Tristan McManus

First Dance: Contemporary

Ingo Rademacher 525x700-5

Soap opera star Ingo Rademacher is best known to audiences as the charismatic Jasper “Jax” Jacks on ABC’s General Hospital. Rademacher originated the role of “Jax,” having first aired on General Hospital in January of 1996. His other television credits include Hawaii Five-OTitansVeronica’s Closet, and According To Jim.

Dancing Partner: Kym Johnson

First Dance: Contemporary

525x700-6Jacobey Jones

Jacoby Jones is a professional football player for the 2013 Super Bowl Champions Baltimore Ravens. Jones began his professional career after being drafted by the Houston Texans in 2009 and was signed by the Baltimore Ravens in 2012.

Career highlights include matching an NFL record with a 108-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. Jones is also the first Raven to post multiple kickoff returns for a touchdown in one season and is the current record holder for the longest touchdown at the Super Bowl. Career honors include AFC Special Teams Player of the Week, AFC Special Teams Player of the Month, the Associated Press first-team All-Pro and the PFW/PFWA first team All-Pro.

Dancing Partner: Karina Smirnoff

First Dance: Cha Cha

Kellie Pickler 525x700-7

Kellie Pickler grew up immersed in country music in the small town of Albemarle, North Carolina with the words of Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton shaping her musical footing.

At the age of 19, she gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol, and in 2006, signed to 19 Recordings/BNA Records to release her debut, Small Town Girl, which has gone on to sell over 800,000 copies and produce three singles: “Red High Heels,” “I Wonder,” and “Things That Never Cross a Man’s Mind.”

She has performed on six USO Tours, including one to Afghanistan in Dec. 2012. Newly signed to Black River Entertainment, Pickler is poised to release a new single and album in 2013.

Dancing Partner: Derek Hough

First Dance: Cha Cha

525x700-8Lisa Vanderpump

Hailing from London, restaurateur, designer, author, philanthropist, producer and television personality Lisa Vanderpump moved to the United States eight years ago.

Vanderpump is best known for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, which she joined in 2010. In 2013, Bravo launched Vanderpump’s own reality television show, Vanderpump Rules, exploring the intricacies of owning SUR, a sexy, unique restaurant in West Hollywood. The show follows Vanderpump as she balances her motherly instincts with a shrewd business sense while keeping the passionate and volatile staff at her West Hollywood restaurant in line.

Dancing Partner: Gleb Savchenko

First Dance: Foxtrot

Victor Ortiz 525x700-9

Victor Ortiz is a living, breathing example of the American dream. From a broken home in a small town in Kansas to the bright lights of the boxing ring, Ortiz has used every obstacle he has encountered along his journey to fuel his strength and attain his dreams.

As former Welterweight Boxing Champion, Ortiz finally found his life’s calling as a world class athlete. The nickname “Vicious” describes Ortiz when he’s in the ring, but his million-dollar smile is a preview to his heart of gold. His ability to connect with people on a human level has kept the spotlight from blinding him. Realizing the importance of hard work, dedication, and family at an early age, Ortiz always finds a way to give back.

Dancing Partner: Lindsay Arnold

First Dance: Foxtrot

525x700-10Wynonna Judd

Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times bestselling author, Wynonna Judd has always revolved her career around telling stories. Whether performing alongside her mother as one half of the legendary duo The Judds, or pushing the boundaries on her own mega-successful solo path, Judd’s ability to reach the heart of the human spirit through her bold and unflinching honesty, is the entertainer’s true gift.

Dancing Partner: Tony Dovolani

First Dance: Cha Cha

Zendaya 525x700-11

Multi-talented actress and singer, Zendaya, stars as Raquel “Rocky” Blue, one half of the comedic duo, in the hit Disney Channel series Shake It Up! and is currently recording her debut album on Hollywood Records.

Zendaya has performed around the world, including at The White House and in the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and she tours select cities with her Z-Swagg Dancers and Singers. Zendaya, derived from the word that means “to give thanks” in Shona (a Bantu language native to the Shona people of Zimbabwe), was a fashion model for Macy’s, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was also one of the back-up dancers in a Sears commercial featuring Disney Channel star Selena Gomez.

Dancing Partner: Val Chmerkovskly

First Dance: Contemporary


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