Meet the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 27 Cast!
After a brief foray into an all-athletes cast for season 26, Dancing With the Stars is returning for season 27 with a fresh slate of familiar names and faces who will be competing for the coveted Mirrorball trophy this fall.
The full lineup of celebrity contestants, as well as their pro-dancer pairings, was announced on Good Morning America on Wednesday, September 12. It was a fittingly flashy reveal, with the studio transformed into a neon-lit dance floor and the cast taking over to show off the work they’ve already put in with a choreographed group number.
Season 27 will premiere on September 24. In the meantime, check out the celebrity contestants and their pro dance partners below.
Bobby Bones (radio host, best-selling author, and guest American Idol mentor) and Sharna Burgess
DeMarcus Ware (former Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos player) and Lindsay Arnold
Milo Manheim (star of the Disney Channel’s Zombies movie) and Witney Carson
Danielle Umstead (American Alpine skier and Paralympian who has a degenerative eye condition) and Artem Chigvintsev
Joe “Grocery Store Joe” Amabile (contestant on The Bachelorette season 14 and Bachelor In Paradise season 5) and Jenna Johnson
John Schneider (played Beauregard “Bo” Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard) and Emma Slater
Nancy McKeon (starred as Jo Polniaczek on ’80s sitcom The Facts of Life) and Val Chmerkovskiy
Mary Lou Retton (gold-medal winning American Olympic gymnast) and Sasha Farber
Tinashe (singer) and Brandon Armstrong
Juan Pablo Di Pace (Kimmy Gibbler’s estranged husband, Fernando, on Fuller House) and Cheryl Burke
Nikki Glaser (stand-up comedian) and Gleb Savchenko
Alexis Ren (model) and Alan Bersten
Evanna Lynch (starred as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films) and Keo Motsepe
Season 27 of Dancing with the Stars premieres Monday, September 24, at 8 pm ET on ABC.
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(photo via ABC/Craig Sjodin)