By Emily Hewitt
The race, or rather the dance, to the Mirrorball trophy will commence on Tuesday, September 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET live on ABC and Disney+. (Episodes will be available on Hulu the next day.) And now we know just which celebrities will be shimmying and gliding across the ballroom, as the competitors for Dancing with the Star Season 32 have just been announced, along with their professional dancer partners. Here’s the complete list, in alphabetical order:
Tyson Beckford, with Jenna Johnson
Supermodel Tyson Beckford, who was named the greatest male model of all time by Vogue, graced Ralph Lauren’s Polo and Polo Sport lines, and has been the face of Pirelli, an ambassador for Ducati, and spokesman for Mercedes-Benz during Fashion Week is trading the runway for the dance floor this fall.
Xochitl Gomez, with Val Chmerkovskiy
Marvel Studios star Xochitl Gomez is known for her role as America Chavez in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which she will continue during the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Alyson Hannigan, with Sasha Farber
TV and film star Alyson Hannigan is best known for her roles in 20th Television series How I Met Your Mother and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She has also had roles in Veronica Mars, the 2019 Disney Channel Original Movie Kim Possible, the Disney+ film Flora & Ulysses, and Disney Junior’s animated series Fancy Nancy.
Harry Jowsey, with Rylee Arnold
Social media and reality TV star Harry Jowsey boasts some 10 million fans across social platforms. After hosting the podcast Tap In, he launched an interactive show on Spotify®, Dating Harry Jowsey, where he answers fans’ questions about dating, relationships, and everything in between. He also launched The Ritual, a freshly formulated, plant-based, and cruelty-free candle line.
Charity Lawson, with Artem Chigvintsev
The Bachelorette star Charity Lawson, a child and family therapist, found true love with her fiancé, Dotun Olubeko, in Fiji and now she’s finding her love for dance “live from Hollywood.”
Ariana Madix, with Pasha Pashkov
A reality TV star with bartending talents, Ariana Madix has served up her artisanal concoctions in some of the trendiest and most popular bars in New York, Chicago, Miami, and Los Angeles. HarperCollins published her cocktail book, Fancy AF Cocktails: Drink Recipes from a Couple of Professional Drinkers, in 2019. She also founded the Drink From Home brand, which features direct-to-consumer cocktail kits.
Jason Mraz, with Daniella Karagach
Two-time Grammy Award®-winning singer-songwriter and Songwriters Hall of Fame honoree Jason Mraz is bringing the rhythm to the dance floor this season. He is known for his hits “I’m Yours” and “I Won’t Give Up” and most recently his eighth studio album, Mystical Magical Rhythmical Radical Ride.
Adrian Peterson, with Britt Stewart
NFL All-Star Adrian Peterson is hanging up his jersey and shimmying into a tux. While playing college football at the University of Oklahoma, he set the freshman rushing record with 1,925 yards. He was named a unanimous All-American that year and became the first freshman to finish as a runner-up in the Heisman Trophy balloting. He was then drafted by the Minnesota Vikings and set an NFL record for the most rushing yards in a single game, was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, and was named MVP for his performance in the Pro Bowl.
Lele Pons, with Brandon Armstrong
Singer and social media star Lele Pons has captured the hearts of fans around the globe with her comedic videos and now has over 100 million followers across Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. She has released hit singles including “Celoso,” which became a major hit in Latin America and Spain.
Mira Sorvino, with Gleb Savchenko
Oscar®-winning actress Mira Sorvino can be seen playing Monica Lewinsky’s mother, Marcia Lewis, in American Crime Story: Impeachment and has previously had roles in the comedy classic Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion and a four-episode arc of Modern Family.
Jamie Lynn Spears, with Alan Bersten
Actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears rose to prominence in the shows All That and Zoey 101. Most recently, she released an intimate memoir, Things I Should Have Said, which quickly became a national bestseller.
Mauricio Umansky, with Emma Slater
Real estate mogul and TV star Mauricio Umansky is the founder and CEO of The Agency, a billion-dollar brokerage. He has represented some of the world’s most noteworthy properties and recently published The Dealmaker.
Matt Walsh, with Koko Iwasaki
Comedian and two-time Emmy® Award-nominated actor Matt Walsh is a founding member of the sketch and improv theater Upright Citizens Brigade. He recently appeared in and co-wrote Unplugging and is the co-host of the podcast Second in Command.
Barry Williams, with Peta Murgatroyd
Actor Barry Williams hosted a successful six-year run of the 70s Music Celebration! Starring Barry Williams in Branson, Missouri, and is now ready to burst onto the stage again on Dancing with the Stars. He has starred in hundreds of productions on television, movies, and Broadway, including It Takes a Thief, That Girl, and The Mod Squad. He wrote his autobiography, Growing Up Brady: I Was a Teenage Greg, which stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for several months.