Who is on Dancing with the Stars? The cast list for 2013 was revealed today on Good Morning America. This is the 16th season of the popular dance competition and there are some very familiar names this time around. There’s a mix of high profile athletes, singers and actors.
The new season kicks off on March 18th with a wide array of celebrities and personalities from the entertainment/internet world. On the athletes side former Olympians Dorothy Hamill (ice skating) and Aly Raisman (gymnastics) join forces with boxer Victor Ortiz and Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones.
Comedians D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick will keep things light. Country singer Wynonna Ryder, always a fan favorite in the music world will bring a big fan base, as will hunky Ingo Radenmacher (General Hospital). Shake it Up’s Zendaya Coleman will be the youngest contestant this season at 16 years of age, but she can move.
The show also has two reality TV stars, Kellie Pickler, will cross over from American Idol fame, to showing off on the dance floor as will Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump.
Coming in as the new dance pros we will see Lindsay Arnold, Gleb Savchenko and Sharna Burgess. The new cast members join old pros Derek Hough, Kym Johnson, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Mark Ballas, Tristan MacManus, Cheryl Burke, Karina Smirnoff and reigning champ Tony Dovolani, the winner of the Mirrorball Trophy together with former reality star Melissa Rycroft during the show’s All-Star season.
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Maksim Chmerkovskiy, another hunky contestant, pulled out of the show to pursue other acting opportunities. So unfortunately you won’t be able to enjoy watching him dance.
There you have the Dancing with the Stars Cast for 2013. The new season premieres on March 18th on ABC.