Actress, author and journalist Maria Menounos is lately best known for her work co-anchoring Extra with Mario Lopez. She'll report from the DWTS studio throughout the season, while training with partner and three-time champ Derek Hough.
Often referred to as "The Brad Pitt of Mexico," William Levy is likely best known for playing the love interest in Jennifer Lopez's "I'm Into You" video. The Cuban-American model/actor gets an assist from two-time DWTS champ Cheryl Burke.
The View panelist Sherri Shepherd makes a much-hyped debut on the series, after publicly debating a DWTS turn on her show for some time. Flying between LA and New York to keep up with her day job during the season, she's partnered with Maks' brother Val Chmerkovskiy.
Easily best known for playing quintessential nerd Steve Urkel on '90s hit Family Matters, Jaleel White has since enjoyed a healthy career guesting on multiple TV series. He teams up with two-time champ Kym Johnson who's returning for her 11th season on the series.
Little House on the Prairie vet Melissa Gilbert makes her DWTS debut this season alongside the series' most popular and controversial pro: Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver comes to DWTS as the season's lone football player. He has the record for being the Packers' all-time leading receiver since joining the franchise since 1999. The Super Bowl winner teams up with sophomore pro Peta Murgatroyd.
One of the most celebrated tennis players of all time, Martina Navratilova goes off the court on DWTS with Tony Dovolani.
Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Gavin Degraw marks one of the more surprising choices for Season 14 of DWTS. The 35-year-old, known for tunes like "I Don't Want to Be" and "Chariot," teams up with reigning champion Karina Smirnoff, who took the mirrorball trophy JR Martinez last season.
Rocketing to fame as the teenage frontwoman for Gladys Knight & the Pips, the soul legend has the distinction of being this season's oldest contestant. The 67-year-old singer teams up with Tristan McManus, returning for his second season on the series.
Never underestimate the Disney contingent. 20-year-old Roshon Fegan comes to DWTS with Mickey Mouse resume, with highlights such as Camp Rock and the original series Shake It Up!. The youngest competitor this season, he's partnered with Chelsie Hightower.
Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins has already enjoyed crossover success, jumping from classical to popular music. Now she's aiming for a wider U.S. audience and a dancing cred. She'll have help from pro Mark Ballas during Season 14.
Best known for roles on Melrose Place, General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful, Jack Wagner has been a fixture on daytime and primetime soaps for nearly 30 years. Anna Trebunkskaya, aiming for her first win on the series, will be his partner.
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