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Meet the Cast of Dancing With the Stars Season 29

Meet the Cast of Dancing With the Stars Season 29

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Johnny Weir

Johnny Weir, 36, is an American figure skater and commentator who somehow has not competed on Dancing With the Stars yet. But that’s about to change!

Charles Oakley

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Charles Oakley

Charles Oakley, 56, is a former NBA superstar who recently appeared in the docuseries The Last Dance.

Nev Schulman

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Nev Schulman

Nev Schulman, 35, is best known as host and executive producer of Catfish.

Nelly

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Nelly

Rapper, actor, and entrepreneur Nelly, 45, will be competing for the mirrorball trophy this season.

Jesse Metcalfe

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Jesse Metcalfe

The 41-year-old actor starred on Desperate Housewives and Dallas before becoming a prolific star of Hallmark Channel movies.

Jeannie Mai

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Jeannie Mai

Jeannie Mai, 41, is best known as one of the hosts of The Real and a sideline correspondent on ABC’s Holey Moley.

Justina Machado

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Justina Machado

One Day At a Time star Justina Machado, 47, will be dancing in season 29.

Skai Jackson

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Skai Jackson

Jackson is an 18-year-old former Disney Channel star and is best known for playing Zuri Ross on Jessie and Bunk’d.

Monica Aldama

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Monica Aldama

The head coach of the Navarro College cheerleading team and star of Netflix’s Cheer is officially part of the season 29 cast.

Vernon Davis

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Vernon Davis

The former NFL player and Super Bowl champion will be suiting up and putting on his dancing shoes.

Kaitlyn Bristowe

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Kaitlyn Bristowe

The 35-year-old Canadian reality star, podcast host, and entrepreneur was the first (and so far, only) cast member to be confirmedChris Harrison gave her the good news during an interview after her episode of The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons—Ever! She was on season 19 of The Bachelor and starred in season 11 of The Bachelorette.

AJ McLean

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AJ McLean

The 42-year-old Backstreet Boys star has officially joined season 29, following in the footsteps of his bandmate Nick Carter and fellow boybanders Joey FatoneDrew Lachey and Nick Lachey. On Aug. 24, he posted a video on Instagram about his workout progress, and explained that he’s getting “prepared and ready for what’s to come in the next few weeks” though he couldn’t say exactly what it is that’s coming. “A lot of surprises from me,” he said. “I can’t tell you guys exactly what yet, but I’m doing this for two reasons. One, to get in the best shape of my life and to be healthy and to be happy, physically and mentally and emotionally, and there’s something else coming up. Can’t tell you what it is, but believe me, you’ll know why based on that.”

Carole Baskin

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Carole Baskin

Baskin, 59, made headlines earlier this year when she was one of the subjects of the Netflix docuseries Tiger King. She owns her own zoo and was accused by Joe Exotic of killing her ex-husband. She’s also a YouTuber.

Chrishell Stause

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Chrishell Stause

Stause, 39, is a real estate agent and one of the stars of Netflix’s Selling Sunset. She’s made headlines lately due to season three’s portrayal of her divorce from This Is Us star Justin Hartley.

Anne Heche

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Anne Heche

The 51-year-old actress was recently known for roles on Chicago P.D., The Brave, and Quantico.

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