Disney+ announces the Dancing with the Stars‘ season 31 celebrity cast and their professional dancing partners, while live in studio on ABC’s Good Morning America. The series, hosted by the returning Tyra Banks and new co-host, actor, television personality and former DWTS winner Alfonso Ribeiro, returns to the ballroom with a lineup of celebrities including an American Idol, platinum recording artist, a Real Housewife, a Bachelorette and a drag queen superstar, to name a few.
The cast joins Charli and Heidi D’Amelio for season 31, both of whom were previously announced live on Good Morning America. The live show begins Monday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. PDT, only on Disney+.
The Good Morning America cast reveal for Dancing with the Stars will be available for replay on Disney+ beginning at 9 a.m. PDT Thursday (September 8).
Fan-favorite pro dancing partners Mark Ballas and Louis van Amstel make a long-awaited return to the ballroom. Rumors said Sasha Farber would be stepping back, but not so! He’s partnered with Selma Blair. Additionally, new pro Koko Iwasaki was the runner up on season 14 of So You Think You Can Dance”\, and now is an all-star/Mentor on the show. She’s toured with both SYTYCD and DWTS official tours.
Dancing with the Stars season 31 Celebrity Cast and Pro Partners
- Charli D’Amelio – Tik Tok star of Hulu docuseries The D’Amelio Show. She’s already a dancer on social media. – with Mark Ballas
- Heidi D’Amelio – Tik Tok star (Charli’s mom) – with Artem Chigvintsev
- Sam Champion – GMA, WABC in Los Angeles weatherman – with Cheryl Burke
- Jordin Sparks – American Idol season 6 winner. She won in 2007 as a 17 year old. Currently, she’s working on an album due out this year. She also competed on the FOX competition, The Masked Dancer. – with Brandon Armstrong
- Daniel Durant – Actor who starred in the Oscar winning movie CODA – with Britt Stewart
- Joseph Baena – Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son, Fitness model and actor (Joseph’s mother was Schwarzenegger’s housekeeper while married to Maria Shriver. VERY scandalous at the time). – with Daniella Karagach
- Jessie James Decker – Country singer, married to former NFL player Eric Decker – with Alan Bersten
- Gabby Windey – She recently appeared as the co-lead on the current season of The Bachelorette with Rachel Recchia. She also appeared on season 26 of The Bachelor – with Val Chmerkovskiy
- Jason Lewis – Played Smith Jerrod, Samantha’s boyfriend in Sex in the City and Sex in the City 2. – with Peta Murgatroyd
- Trevor Donovan – TV Actor (90210, Sun Records, NCIS, Hallmark films, etc) – with Emma Slater
- Shangela – Drag Queen, currently the star of HBO’s We’re Here. She’s an All-Star from RuPaul’s Drag Race. She played a supporting role in A Star is Born – with Gleb Savchenko
- Wayne Brady – Comedian, actor, singer, Broadway star. He won Masked Singer season 2 as Fox – with Witney Carson
- Cheryl Ladd – 70s Charlie’s Angels actress. She also starred in Ballers, Ray Donovan, American Crime Story: The People vs OJ Simpson – with Louis Van Amstel
- Vinny Guadagnino – star of Jersey Shore and Jersey Shore: Family Vacation and other various MTV reality series – with Koko Iwasaki
- Teresa Giudice – Real Housewives of New Jersey. Notoriously, she and her husband went to prison on tax evasion convictions. She competed on Celebrity Apprentice – with Pasha Pashkov
- Selma Blair – Cruel Intentions and Legally Blonde actress, battling Multiple Sclerosis, she was the subject of the documentary Introducing Selma Blair – with Sasha Farber
The pairs will be judged by returning panelists Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough.