The Dancing With the Stars season 27 cast is set!
The identities of the competing celebrities — and their pro dancer partners — was revealed during Good Morning America on September 12. We already knew former The Facts of Life star Nancy McKeon was set to be past of the Dancing With the Stars season 27 cast, but the rest of them were a mystery, until now.
Full Dancing With the Stars season 27 cast
Joining McKeon and partner Val Chemerinsky in the Dancing With the Stars season 27 cast are another 80s television star, professional athletes, comedians, musicians — and even an Instagram influencer.
Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten
Instagram star Alexis Ren has a huge following on the social network — nearly 13 million! — and has appeared on the cover of Maxim and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She’ll be partnered with pro Alan Besten when the show starts on September 24 at 8 p.m. EST.
“I hope mom is watching and smiling from above,” she wrote on Instagram after the announcement. “Excited to be apart [sic] of @dancingabc let’s do this @alanbersten.”
Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke
Juan Pablo Di Pace — better known as Fernando on Netflix’s Fuller House — is no stranger to the stage. He’s performed in Broadway shows like Mama Mia! and will take the dance floor with seasoned pro Cheryl Burke.
“It’s happening!!! @cherylburke is my partner and I luuuurve her! @dancingabc it’s on!” he wrote on Instagram Wednesday morning.
Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess
Nashville radio show host Bobby Bones will be partnered with Sharna Burgess. The Arkansas native is also an author and was a mentor on American Idol.
“And away we go. Dancing With The Stars . With my awesomest partner @sharnaburgess,” he wrote.
Milo Manheim and Witney Carson
Disney star Milo Manheim will take the floor with pro Witney Carson and they’re so cute together.
“Can’t wait to start this journey and show you all what @witneycarson and I are whippin up. I’m so excited to have such an amazing partner!! Comment below if you support #teamwitlo,” he wrote on Instagram.
DeMarcus Ware and Lindsay Arnold
Former NFL offensive linebacker and defensive end DeMarcus Ware is taking on new turf with pro Lindsay Arnold.
“Yoooooo! I don’t know what I got myself into but I’ve been itching for another trophy….let’s get this Mirrorball @lindsarnold @DancingABC #DWTS,” he wrote on Instagram.
Danielle Umstead and Artem Chigvintsev
Paralympic gold medal skier Danielle Umstead is trading her skis for the dance floor when she competes with pro Artem Chigvintsev.
— Danelle Umstead (@DanelleUmstead) September 12, 2018
“Finallly the big reveal Dancing with the Stars #DWTS with the best partner Artem Chigvintsev Not kidding, I will be on the show. So excited, and scared,” she wrote on Wednesday.
Joe “Grocery Store Joe” Amabile and Jenna Johnson
Reality Steve was right! Joe “Grocery Store Joe” Amabile from ABC’s The Bachelorette might not have love, but he is getting a chance at a mirrorball trophy with pro Jenna Johnson.
“Jenna just don’t show up late to practice #dwts,” he joked on Instagram.
John Schneider and Emma Slater
Former Dukes of Hazzard star John Schneider is trading in the General Lee for dancing shoes.
“This is already SO MUCH FUN!” he wrote on Instagram.
Mary Lou Retton and Sasha Farber
Mary Lou Retton’s Olympic gymnastics skills are going to come in handy when she joins the Dancing With the Stars season 27 cast with pro Sasha Farber.
Tinashe and Brandon Armstrong
“Me and You” singer Tinashe has been rumored to be part of the Dancing With the Stars season 27 cast — and she is!
“The rumors are true! Catch me on this season of Dancing with the Stars! #DWTS,” she wrote on Instagram.
Nikki Glaser and Gleb Savchenko
OH MY GOD YOU GUYS. I’m a cast member of Dancing With The Stars this season! It’s the most exciting yet terrifying thing I will ever ever ever do. Thankfully, I have my incredibly talented, gorgeous, and patient friend @glebsavchenkoofficial leading me through it all. I lucked out. Premiere of @dancingabc is Sept 24th! Watch and vote for me! I need you all.
Comedian Nikki Glaser is trading some jokes for Dancing With the Stars — and we can’t wait to see how she uses her sense of humor during the show.
“OH MY GOD YOU GUYS. I’m a cast member of Dancing With The Stars this season! It’s the most exciting yet terrifying thing I will ever ever ever do. Thankfully, I have my incredibly talented, gorgeous, and patient friend @glebsavchenkoofficial leading me through it all. I lucked out,” she wrote on Instagram.
Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe
Harry Potter actress and vegan activist Evanna Lynch will take the dance floor with Leo Motsepe — and she’s got some moves.
“See these faces? These are the faces of WINNERS. Right, @keo_motsepe ?! I could not be more thrilled to be part of this show and to have the best partner! Let’s go season 27!” she wrote on Instagram.