Dancing with the stars cast


After much speculation and a leak of the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ season 13 cast, ABC released their picks last night. The celebs hitting the dance floor include reality TV villain Kristin Cavallari, expressive anchor Nancy Grace and LA Laker Ron Artest, among others. Meet the whole cast below:

Ron Artest

Known for: His skills on the basketball court with the LA Lakers

ron artest dancing with the stars


Ricki Lake

Known for: Her daytime talk show in the ’90s and role as Tracy Turnblad in the original ‘Hairspray’

Ricki Lake Dancing With the Stars


Nancy Grace

Known for: Her legal commentary and namesake news show, HLN’s ‘Nancy Grace’

Nancy Grace Dancing With the Stars


Carson Kressley

Known for: His role as fashion expert in Bravo’s ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’ and subsequent turns as host and commentator

Carson Kressley Dancing With the Stars


Kristin Cavallari

Known for: Being the mean girl on MTV reality shows ‘Laguna Beach’ and ‘The Hills,’ her broken engagement to footballer Jay Cutler

Kristin Cavallari Dancing With the Stars


Chaz Bono

Known for: Being the daughter of Sonny Bono and Cher, his gender reassignment and LGBT advocacy

Chaz Bono Dancing With the Stars


David Arquette

Known for: Funny turns in movies like ‘Scream,’ his famous family and relationship with estranged wife Courteney Cox

David Arquette Dancing With the Stars


Elisabetta Canalis

Known for: Dating George Clooney, modeling and breaking up with George Clooney

Elisabetta Canalis


J. R. Martinez

Known for: Service in Iraq War (he sustained burn injuries from an explosion), motivational speaking and role on ‘All My Children’

J.R. Martinez Dancing With the Stars


Rob Kardashian

Known for: His famous family (sister Kim appeared on season seven of ‘DWTS’) and appearances on ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’

Rob Kardashian Dancing With the Stars


Hope Solo

Known for: Being the star goalkeeper on the US women’s soccer team, making a key save that won the team the 2011 World Cup

Hope Solo Dancing With the Stars


Chynna Phillips

Known for: Famous parents John and Michelle Phillips, founding ‘Hold On’ girl group Wilson Phillips

Chynna Phillips Dancing With the Stars