Dancing With The Stars Season 16 Contestants Include Kellie Pickler, Dorothy Hamill And Victor Ortiz
With Dancing with the Stars set to return for its 16th season, fans of the celebrity dance competition series are likely eager to know who will be participating in this season's competition and who they'll be dancing with. ABC released that information on Good Morning America today, including the eleven contestants set to show off their dance moves, and the names of the professional dancers they'll be partnered with.
Dancing with the Stars premieres Season 16 on Monday, March 18, with Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Carvet set to host. GMA announced the contestants today. Included among the celebrities competing this year are 16-year-old actress Zendaya Coleman, comedian Andy Dick, figure skater Dorothy Hammill, comedian D.L. Hughley, professional football player Jacoby Jones, singer Wynonna Judd, boxer Victor Ortiz, former American Idol contestant and musician Kellie Pickler, soap star Ingo Rademacher, Olympic gymnast Alexandra Raisman and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Lisa Vanderpump.
There's certainly some variety among the contestants, when factoring in their backgrounds, which range from acting to music, comedy, sports and reality TV. Below is the list, which includes their partners.
Zendaya Coleman partnered with Val Chmerkovskiy.
Andy Dick partnered with Sharna Brugess.
Dorothy Hamill partnered with Tristan MacManus.
D.L. Hughley partnered with Cheryl Burke.
Jacoby Jones partnered with Karina Smirnoff.
Wynonna Judd partnered with Tony Dovolani.
Victor Ortiz partnered with Lindsay Arnold.
Kellie Pickler partnered with Derek Hough.
Ingo Rademacher partnered with Kim Johnson.
Alexandra Raisman partnered with Mark Ballas.
Lisa Vanderpump partnered with Gleb Savchenko.
As mentioned, the season will premiere Monday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m. on ABC. The first results show will air on Week 2 of the season, Tuesday, March 26.
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