One of the most popular shows on American television, “Dancing with the Stars” premieres the new season tonight. The contestants are all lined-up for a new competition, aired on NewsChannel 9, abc reports. Meet the guys!
Of the 13 contestants, 6 men and 7 women, the guys list includes Chaz Bono, David arquette and Rob Kardashian.
Carson Kressley – Carson has the full-package-celebrity features. He is a TV star, a stylist, an author and a fashion designer. He won an Emmy for his television work and is now hosting a reality show called Carson-Nation, which airs on The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).
Chaz Bono – He is Sonny and Cher’s son. He is a LGBT rights advocate, author and public speaker. He also shared his life experience in a documentary called “Becoming Chaz”, which had the TV premiere in May of this year, on OWN.
David Arquette – The famous Arquette is an actor, writer, director and producer. He is the owner of Coquette Productions since 2003, along with Courtney Cox. He has acted in The Grey Zone, Dream with the Fishes, Never Die Alone and many others.
J.R. Martinez – He is, first of all, a war veteran. When he was 19 years old, he was a Humvee driver in Iraq. An accident caused him burning injuries on 40% of his body. Now, he is a motivational speaker and an actor in the ABC’s “All My Children”.
Rob Kardashian – The younger brother of the Kardashian sisters, Kourtney, Kim and Khloe, Rob follows the modeling path. He also co-owns the girl music band, BG5.
Ron Artest – The NBA star currently plays for the L.A. Lakers and last year, he won his first World Championship. Before coming to the Lakers, he played for Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers.