The model turned activist is the first contestant with an artificial limb. Says executive producer Conrad Green: "We wanted to prove that dancing is something anyone can do. She's game for the challenge."
APOLO ANTON OHNO
The speed-skating gold medalist will keep up his Olympic training while doing the show.
A month before her 50th birthday, the ET vet "doesn't think she'll be a great dancer at all," says Green.
A great boxer like Dad, she's dieting to lose bulk so she can float like a butterfly on DWTS.
His smile charmed millions of 90210 fans, but can his samba earn their votes?
Nicknamed "the Glide," the NBA great hopes to exploit his trademark smooth moves.
He's no stranger to choreography. Will boy band roots keep him 'N Sync?
Green says the 2004 Miss USA's poise and "vivacious personality" won her a slot.
BILLY RAY CYRUS
"Achy Breaky Heart" sparked a dance craze, but the crooner says he can barely two-step.
The former supermodel signed on because "she wanted to try something new," says Green.
With a heart condition, the ex-Sopranos star may have to pussyfoot through routines.