NEW YORK CITY - Musicians, athletes and TV personalities are among the new crop of celebrity contestants who will take to the dance floor on season 16 of “Dancing With the Stars.”
Zendaya Coleman, the Disney star, known by her fans as Zendaya, is an actress, singer and dancer on the Disney channel’s hit series “Shake It Up” and at 16, will be the youngest contestant ever on the show.
Comedian Andy Dick is bringing his quips and humor to the dance floor this season.
Dorothy Hamill, the figure skating great will trade her ice skates for dancing shoes to compete this season. Hamill, 56, won the 1976 Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating at age 19, wowing audiences with her envelope-pushing spins on the ice and her iconic hair.
Stand-up comedian D.L. Hughley will give “Dancing” a whirl this season.
Jacoby Jones, the Baltimore Ravens wide receiver, is the latest NFL star to put his football footwork to the test in the ballroom. Jones, who’s known for his victory dances in the end zone, joins the “DWTS” cast on the heels of the Ravens’ big Super Bowl victory where he scored two touchdowns.
Country music great Wyonna Judd will bring a dose of Nashville, Tenn., to the dance floor this season.
Professional boxer Victor Ortiz, a former welterweight champion, will enter the “Dancing” ring this season.
No stranger to reality TV competition, country music singer Kellie Pickler will put her skills to the test on “Dancing.” The former “American Idol” contestant will be the first competitor to cross over from “Idol.”
The German-born actor, best known for his longtime role as Jasper “Jax” Jacks on the ABC soap opera "General Hospital."
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman is going for the “Dancing” gold. The gymnast became a household name as part of women's gymnastics team’s “Fierce Five” at the London Olympics last summer, where she took home a gold medal for her performance on floor.
“Real Housewife of Beverly Hills” star Lisa Vanderpump is competing this season.