ABC announces ‘Dancing with the Stars’ contestants
Los Angeles, California – The new line-up of celebrity dancers for season six of Dancing with the Stars has been announced.
This year’s dancers include an Oscar winner, Olympic Gold and Bronze medalist, and an NFL star.
The first episode airs Monday, March 17th.
Good Morning America will talk with cast member Priscilla Presley Tuesday morning, when the dance partners will be announced as well.
Season Six Celebrity Dancers:
MONICA SELES – Tennis champ, Monica Seles, is the holder of nine grand slam singles titles and was the top-ranked player in the world. She turned pro in 1989 at the age of fifteen and won her first grand slam championship, the French Open, just one year later. After a two-year absence from the tour in 1993 and 1994, Seles rose above adversity and returned to capture her final grand slam crown in 1996 winning the Australian Open. She holds an outstanding career win loss singles record of 595-122 and was ranked the13th greatest player of all time by Tennis Magazine. Her accomplishments also extend beyond the tennis court as Goodwill Ambassador for the Laures Sports Foundation and the Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Microalgae Spirulina Against Malnutrition (IIMSAM).
The other celebrities to appear on Season Six will include Adam Carolla, Cristian De La Fuente, Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Guttenburg, Mario, Marlee Matlin, Penn Jillette, Priscilla Presley, Jason Taylor, Marissa Jaret Winokur, and Kristi Yamaguchi. Click on the source link to read the full article and bio on each celebrity.
Update: Monica Seles will be partnered with Jonathan Roberts.