Dancing With the Stars Contestants Revealed!

August 17, 2009 By:
Dancing With the Stars Contestants Revealed!

The contestants for the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars has been revealed! They’ve got everything from actors, to ultimate fighters, to even politicians joining season 9.

The group of sixteen was announced this today on Good Morning America. Here’s the list:

Mya, singer

Melissa Joan Hart, actress

Michael Irvin, former Dallas Cowboy

Ashley Hamilton, actor, comedian, singer-songwriter

Aaron Carter, singer

Kathy Ireland, former supermodel-turned-businesswoman

Debi Mazar, actress

Natalie Coughlin, U.S. Olympic swimmer

Louie Vito, snowboarder

Chuck Liddell, ultimate fighting champ

Donny Osmond, singer

Tom DeLay, former Republican congressman

Macy Gray, singer

Joanna Krupa, model and actress

Mark Dacascos, Iron Chef personality
Kelly Osbourne, reality star

Talk about a cast of characters! DWTS executive producer Conrad Green said in a statement to People, “When we increase the cast we find it makes the competition more interesting. It was about trying to make it as big as possible and try to get that sense of fun and excitement and real character come through on the show.”

That’s a whole lot of Type A’s on that list! The dancer-celebrity pairings will be announced August 24th. Stay tuned for the premiere on September 21st on ABC!