Dancing With the Stars, Season 12: cast revealed

The time has come, and the new Dancing with the Stars cast has been released and we are weeks away from the first dance. The premiere will be March 21 at 8:00 on ABC.


Here are the names of the Season Twelve celebrities and the partners they are paired with:

  • Ralph Macchio – star of the Karate Kid; paired with Karina Smirnoff
  • Kirstie Alley – actress, Veronica's Closet and Cheers; paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy
  • Petra Nemcova – Czech model; paired with Dmitry Chaplin
  • Wendy Williams – talk-show host; paired with Tony Dovolani
  • Sugar Ray Leonard – Olympic gold-medal-winning boxer; paired with Anna Trebunskaya
  • Michael Catherwood – known as “psycho Mike,” co-host of Loveline; paired with Lacey Schwimmer
  • Chelsea Kane – known for playing Stella on Disney Channel’s Jonas L.A.; paired with Mark Ballas
  • Romeo – rapper, actor, and son of Master P; paired with Chelsie Hightower
  • Kendra Wilkinson – star of the E! reality show Kendra; paired with Louis Van Amstel
  • Chris Jericho – pro wrestler; paired with Cheryl Burke
  • Hines Ward – NFL player for the Pittsburgh Steelers; paired with Kym Johnson
  • Check out the announcement, via Hulu. Part I: 

    Part II: 

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