'Dancing With The Stars' Cast Revealed!

The cast of “Dancing with the Stars” Season 18 has been revealed and it includes a “Real Housewives” star, a teen pop star and two Olympic gold medal winners!

The Season 18 “DWTS” pairings competing for glory in the ballroom include:

Women:

Former “Full House” star Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas

Former “Wonder Years” star Danica McKellar & Valentin Chmerkovskiy

Swimming legend Diana Nyad & Henry Byalikov

Olympic gold-medal winning ice dancer Meryl Davis & Maksim Chmerkovskiy

“Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” NeNe Leakes & Tony Dovolani

Double-amputee snowboarding champ Amy Purdy & Derek Hough

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Men:

“Star Wars” star Billy Dee Williams & Emma Slater

Olympic gold-medal winning ice dancer Charlie White & Sharna Burgess

Australian pop singer Cody Simpson & Witney Carson

“The Price Is Right’s” Drew Carey & Cheryl Burke

“Big Time Rush’s” James Maslow & Peta Murgatroyd

Former NHL star Sean Avery & Karina Smirnoff

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The new season also includes a twist with the audience being able to vote for contestants to switch pro-partners mid-season.

The new season of “DWTS” kicks off on March 17 at 8 PM on ABC.

-- Jesse Spero

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