The celebrity cast of Dancing With The Stars (season 12) Class of 2011 was finally officially announced on ABC Monday night (February 28)- short bios and pictures below.
Most of the celebrities werenâ€™t exactly a surprise since we already had a 9 out of the 11 names (including professional dancer partner) a few hours before the official announcement.
Thereâ€™s stars for everybody â€“ a Disney girl, a rapper, a wrestler, a talk show host, a former playmate, a model, the Karate Kid, a boxer, a NFL star, a pseudo-celebrity and a â€œFat Actressâ€.
2011 Dancing With The Stars Season 12 Bios & Pictures
Meet The Cast Of Dancing With The Stars 2011:
Chelsea Kane â€“ â€œThe Disney Dream Girlâ€ â€“ 22 year-old singer/actress formerly known as Chelsea Staub and star of â€œJonas LAâ€. She has also appeared in several Disney Channel original movies.
Chris Jerico â€“ â€œWrestlingâ€™s Supermanâ€ â€“ the 40 year-old Canadian wrestler/TV personality/actor/rocker won 29 championship between WWF and WWE.
Hines Ward â€“ â€œThe Super Bowl Steelerâ€ â€“ 34 year-old Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, who recently lost the Super Bowl XLV title to the Green Bay Packers.
Kendra Wilkinson â€“ â€œThe Bunny Next Doorâ€ â€“ the 25 year-old reality stars is a former playmate, best known for being one of Hugh Hefnerâ€™s girlfriends in â€œGirls Next Doorâ€. Kendra is married to Hank Baskett and has a 14 month-old son. She also released her very own amateur sex tape via Vivid Entertainment last year.
Kirstie Alley â€“ â€œHollywoodâ€™s Most Outrageous Actressâ€ â€“ 60 year-old actress, best known for her roles in the â€œLook Whoâ€™s Talkingâ€ movie series and her constant struggle with her weight.
Mike Catherwood â€“ â€œLovelineâ€™s Lover Boyâ€ â€“ the 31 year-old co-host of â€œLovelineâ€ is also known by his radio name Psycho Mike. So he is basically a pseudo-celebrity who no one has even heard of.
Petra Nemcova â€“ â€œThe Super Model Survivorâ€- the 31 year-old model, who appeared on the cover of 2004 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, is a survivor of the 2004 tsunami in Thailand.
Ralph Macchio â€“ â€œThe Karate Kidâ€ â€“ 49 year-old who will always been known as Daniel LaRusso, the original Karate Kid.
Romeo â€“ â€œThe Prince Of Hip Hopâ€ â€“ 21 year-old entertainer/rapper and basketball player formerly known as Lilâ€™ Romeo.
Sugar Ray Leonard â€“ â€œBoxingâ€™s Bestâ€ â€“ 54 year-old retired boxer, who is considered one of the best boxers of all time.
Wendy Williams â€“ â€œThe Queen Of All Mediaâ€ â€“ isnâ€™t that Oprah? Anyhow, the 46 year-old (46? Really?) is the host of the Wendy Williams Show on BET.