The full lineup for Season 31 of “Dancing With the Stars” is finally here!
Following months of anticipation, “Good Morning America” announced the official cast list on Thursday, after revealing the first two contestants – TikTok star Charli D’Amelio and her mother, Heidi D’Amelio – one day prior.
From the show’s first drag queen to a fan-favorite “Housewife” and “Legally Blonde” star, here are all of the celebrities who will be vying for the mirrorball trophy.
Selma Blair and Sasha Farber
“What? Like, it’s hard? ” The 50-year-old actress, who portrayed Vivian in “Legally Blonde,” is bringing her undeniable star power to the ballroom.
Blair, whose other famous projects include “Cruel Intentions,” “The Sweetest Thing,” and “Hellboy,” will have a unique experience this season due to her battle with multiple sclerosis. The actress has been vocal about her journey di lei ever since her diagnosis of lei in 2018, including in her new memoir di lei, “Mean Baby.”
“It really was the gift I received when I was vulnerable about the MS,” Blair previously said during a “Today” show appearance. “There’s no real room for guilt.”
Teresa Giudice and Pasha Pashkov
After previously turning down the offer to do “DWTS” in 2016, the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star finally said “yes” for Season 31.
Her ballroom debut will come just weeks after she said “I do” to Luis “Louie” Ruelas in a lavish New Jersey wedding. The reality star, 50, follows in the footsteps of a number of “Housewives” who have previously competed on the show, including Lisa Rinna, Kenya Moore, Erika Jayne, Nene Leakes and Lisa Vanderpump.
Gabby Windey and Val Chmerkovskiy
Fresh off filming for “The Bachelorette” and straight into rehearsals for “DWTS,” the reality star, 31, certainly isn’t wasting any time.
Windey has big shoes to fill, as former “Bachelorette” stars Hannah Brown and Kaitlyn Bristowe won the mirrorball trophy in Season 28 and Season 29, respectively. However, we’re guessing her di lei five-year stint di lei as a Denver Broncos cheerleader will help put her on the leaderboard in the weeks to come.
Vinny Guadagnino and Koko Iwasaki
Gym, tan and… learning how to quickstep. The “Jersey Shore” star, 34, will also be one to watch, seeing as he spent plenty of time onstage (shirtless, nonetheless) dancing for Chippendales in Las Vegas.
“He was definitely one of the best-received guest hosts we have had, bringing in tons of ‘Jersey Shore’ and ‘Double Shot at Love’ fans,” a rep for the male striptease show previously told Page Six. “He basically sold out almost every performance.”
Jordin Sparks and Brandon Armstrong
She won Season 6 of “American Idol” when she was just 17 years old. Can the Grammy-nominated singer, now 32, top that and take home another reality TV competition win?
Sparks is definitely in good hands with her pro partner, who has previously worked with singing legends like Tinashe (Season 27) and Supremes icon Mary Wilson (Season 28).
Jessie James Decker and Alan Bersten
We didn’t get an NFL star this season, but we did get a former football player’s wife! The country singer, who is married to Eric Decker, will be showing off her stage skills di lei in the ballroom, and we already know her game face di lei will be on.
In addition to music, Jessie James, 34, is also a TV personality, fashion designer, beauty and lifestyle influencer / entrepreneur, and a two-time New York Times bestselling author.
Shangela and Gleb Savchenko
Following JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson’s history-making partnership last season, “DWTS” will continue moving things forward by pairing a male pro with the show’s first-ever drag queen competitor.
The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star, 40, is of course no stranger to making history, however. Shangela previously made headlines for being the first person to walk the red carpet in drag at the Oscars for her supporting role in “A Star Is Born,” which starred Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. The activist currently stars on HBO’s “We’re Here.”
Cheryl Ladd and Louis van Amstel
The beloved actress, 71, portrayed Kris Munroe in “Charlie’s Angels,” taking on the role from Farrah Fawcett in 1977.
Since then, she’s appeared in a variety of TV shows like “Ballers,” “Ray Donovan,” “NCIS,” and “American Crime Story: The People VOJ Simpson.” She also sang and danced as Mrs. Claus in the Disney musical “The Search For Santa Paws: Santa Pups 2” and as Annie Oakley in “Annie Get Your Gun!” on Broadway.
As for her partner, he’s returning as a pro for the first time since Season 21. His “DWTS” history dates all the way back to the show’s first season when he competed with “Bachelorette” alum Trista Sutter.
Jason Lewis and Peta Murgatroyd
The actor, 51, is best known for playing Smith Jerrod – a boyfriend of Kim Cattrall’s character, Samantha – on HBO’s iconic “Sex and the City” series. He also reprised his role di lui for both feature films, “Sex and the City” and “Sex and the City 2.”
Other notable projects include “Midnight, Texas,” “House MD,” “CSI,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “Charmed.”
Joseph Baena and Daniella Karagach
Seeing as the fitness model, who is the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mildred Patricia Baena, is paired with the show’s reigning mirrorball champion, fans will likely have their sights set high on him being an early frontrunner.
In addition to heath and fitness, the 24-year-old has a passion for acting and has starred in projects like “Called To Duty: The Last Airshow,” “Terminator 2 remake with Joseph Baena: Bad to the Bone” and “Bully High. “
Trevor Donovan and Emma Slater
The actor, 43, is best known for portraying Teddy Montgomery on “90210,” and making history as the show’s first and only LGBTQ + character that was a series regular.
His casting comes one season after former co-star Lori Loughlin’s youngest daughter, Olivia Jade Giannulli, competed and placed eighth with pro Val Chmerkovskiy.
Daniel Durant and Britt Stewart
The “CODA” star, 32, has already proved he’s a force on the big screen, but will his acting chops translate to the dance floor?
With help from his pro partner, we have no doubt Durant will compete for his righteous spot on the leaderboard. In addition to starring in the Oscar-winning film, Durant’s other credits include “Switched at Birth,” “You,” and “Silent Notes.”
Wayne Brady and Witney Carson
If the Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated comedian’s previous work is any indication of success, the rest of the cast should be prepared to step it up.
His own accomplishments aside, the “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” star, 50, is paired with the pro who won Season 19 with Alfonso Ribeiro, who is returning to the show to co-host with Tyra Banks. We have a feeling the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” alum may already be rooting for Brady and Carson to take home the win this season.
Sam Champion and Cheryl Burke
The weather anchor’s last name says it all: Champion.
His impressive resume includes a combined 25-year career on WABC-TV and “Good Morning America,” along with work at the Weather Channel and Eyewitness News.
Champion, 61, is also the recipient of a Peabody Award and multiple Emmys. Mix that with Burke’s two “DWTS” wins and we’ve got ourselves a solid partnership.
Charli D’Amelio and Mark Ballas
The TikTok star, 18, will be paired with the fan-favorite veteran dancer, who is returning as a pro for the first time since Season 25. Ballas previously won the mirrorball with Kristi Yamaguchi (Season 6) and Shawn Johnson (Season 8) .
In addition to what will surely be a legendary partnership, Charli and her mom’s joint appearance on the show will mark the first time a mother-daughter duo has competed against each other for the coveted trophy.
Heidi D’Amelio and Artem Chigvintsev
While the D’Amelio matriarch, 50, will always support her daughter, fans can still expect some friendly competition between the pair.
“It would be nice to have some smack talk, but she is also still my mother,” Charli teased on “GMA,” adding that she hopes to include “a nod” to her TikTok moves this season.
As previously reported, Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba, Derek Hough and Len Goodman will be back at the judges’ table this season. The show will also see the return of a full troupe, featuring dancers like Ezra Sosa, Kateryna Klishyna and “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 17 winner, Alexis Warr.
The all-new season of “Dancing With the Stars” premieres Monday, Sept. 19 at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT on Disney +.