Can You Name All of These Celebrities from "Dancing with the Stars"?

By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

"Dancing With The Stars" has been on for more than 25 seasons now, and if that doesn't scream success, we're not sure what does. Part of the reason why this show has caught on is that we get to see some of our favorite celebrities compete for the Mirror Ball trophy. The show is entertaining because these stars, who are normally praised for being so great at what they do are completely thrown for a loop and have to learn dances that some of them aren't necessarily good at. We get to see the stars struggle and open up in a way that we don't normally get to witness- so it's no surprise that this show has caught on like wildfire. It's also the reason why other countries have also made their own versions including Thailand, Greece, Ireland, and Australia to name a few. 

What we want to know is whether you've been a fan from the start and if you've been paying attention to the ongoings of the DWTS world. We want to find out if you can name some of the best and most notorious celebrities who have appeared on the show. Oh, we won't make it easy by only giving you contestants who have appeared in the past few seasons; we're going all the way back to season one!

So, if you think you can pass this test and correctly match the stars to their name, let's get started on this quiz. 

Finishing in third place for the 26th season of "Dancing with the Stars," Tonya Harding spent most of her early life as a figure skating champion.

A National Football League record holder, Terrell Owens is popularly known as T.O. Owens was partnered with Cheryl Burke for the 25th season of "Dancing with the Stars."

1998 Miss Teen USA, Vanessa Lachey, took a step out of her television hosting to compete in the 27th season of "Dancing with the Stars."

A former basketball coach and player, Derek Fisher's most memorable performance from "Dancing with the Stars" is perhaps his final jazz piece done in honor of his daughter.

Born in 1985, Rashad Andre Jennings is a former American football player. The ex-athlete made several appearances on DWTS, beginning in 2017 when he won the 24th season.

The first Major League Baseball player to compete on "Dancing with the Stars," David Ross and his partner Lindsay Arnold came in second place in the show's 24th season.

Most famous for her impressive performance in gymnastics at the 2016 Olympic games, Simone Biles tried her hands at dancing in DWTS's 24th season.

Nicknamed the "human emoji" for her various facial expressions done during her floor routines in gymnastics, Laurie Hernandez brought her zeal for dancing to the 23rd season of "Dancing with the Stars," which she won.

Calvin Johnson Jr., or "Megatron" as football fans know him, competed in the 23rd season of "Dancing with the Stars." He gained most of his popularity from being one of the top American football players.

A four-time Olympian, Ryan Lochte has won a total of 12 medals in swimming at the Olympics. The star swimmer placed seventh in "Dancing with the Stars'" 23rd season.

An individual as impressive as his name, Robert Van Winkle, better known as Vanilla Ice, is a rapper from Texas. During his time on "Dancing with the Stars," his highest attained score was 26 points.

A model and actress, Amber Rose is well known not only in the fashion world but among activists as well. A fighter for women's empowerment, Rose was partnered with Maks Chmerkovskiy for the 23rd season of "Dancing with the Stars."

The winner of "America's Next Top Model Cycle 22," Nyle DiMarco comes from a multigenerational deaf family. Not allowing his difficulties to negatively impact his life, DiMarco also competed in and won the 22nd season of "Dancing with the Stars."

ABC's chief meteorologist, Ginger Renee Colonomos, known professionally as Ginger Zee, was born in Orange, California. The Emmy-Award winner won third place on "Dancing with the Stars'" 22nd season.

A young Australian conservationist, now 19-year-old Bindi Irwin was raised by wildlife-loving parents, Steve and Terri Irwin. She won the 21st season of "Dancing with the Stars" at age 17, making her the youngest winner at the time.

Nick Carter was the youngest member of the popular '90s boy band, Backstreet Boys. He and partner Shana Burgess won second place in "Dancing with the Stars'" 21st season.

Winner of the 20th season of "Dancing with the Stars," Rumer Willis, is an actress. She has appeared in "Pretty Little Liars," "House Bunny." and "Sorority Row," to name a few.

A member of the LMFAO music team, Stefan Kendal Gordy, or "Redfoo," is a bubbly, charismatic producer. He came in 12th place in "Dancing With the Stars'" 20th season.

Winner of the 18th season of "Dancing With the Stars," Meryl Davis is an Olympic figure skater. She first learned to skate at the tender age of 5.

Best-known for his appearance in "High School Musical," Corbin Bleu spent much of his early life enrolled in dance classes. His performance and second place win on "Dancing With the Stars" season 17 came as no surprise.

A stunning model and actress, Zendaya was born in 1996 in Oakland, California, to a Caucasian mother and African-American father. Talented in dance, Zendaya won second​ place in "Dancing with the Stars" season 16.

A star from the '90s, Kelly Marie Monaco, made her debut as an actress on "Baywatch" in 1997. She was the first winner of "Dancing With the Stars" and placed third when she returned for the show's 15th season.

Television host, Maria Menounos, was partnered with Derek Hough for the 14th season of Dancing with the Stars. Together the dance couple won 4th place.

Younger brother to popular reality TV star, Kim Kardashian and ex-boyfriend of Blac Chyna, Rob Kardashian appeared on the 13th season of "Dancing With the Stars" and placed second.

Star Trek actress and Emmy award winner Kirstie Alley appeared twice on "Dancing With the Stars." She first competed in the 12th season and again in the 15th.

Named after an inn in her home state of Alaska, Bristol Palin is a known activist. She competed on "Dancing With the Stars" in seasons 11 and 15.

The 10th season of "Dancing With the Stars" was won by the lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls, Nicole Scherzinger. The singer-songwriter from Hawaii achieved an average score of 27.5.

The 33-year-old British singer and actress, Kelly Osbourne, won third place on "Dancing With the Stars'" ninth season. She was partnered with Louis Van Amstel for the show.

From rags to riches, Kimberly Denise Jones, or Lil' Kim as she is known professionally, began her music career at the age of 19. The rapper competed in "Dancing With the Stars" season 8.

"Dancing With the Stars'" season seven's third place winner, Lance Bass, was a member of the popular *NSYNC boy band.

Actress Priscilla Presley won eighth place in "Dancing with the Stars" Season 6. A Norwegian descendant, Presley was formerly married to singer Elvis Presley.

A member of the '90s girl group, Spice Girls, British host Melanie Brown, more popularly known as Mel B, won second place in "Dancing With the Stars" season 5.

Billy Ray Cyrus got his first calling into the music industry when he attended a Neil Diamond concert. The country musician from Kentucky was partnered with Karina Smirnoff for the fifth season of "Dancing With the Stars."

Competing in the third season of "Dancing With the Stars," with his partner and girlfriend, Karina Smirnoff, actor Mario Lopez secured second place behind Emmitt Smith.

The first openly gay male American Olympian, Adam Rippon is a figure skating champion. Rippon won the 26th season of "Dancing with the Stars" in 2018.

A multi-talented American star, Jordan Fisher won the 25th season of "Dancing with the Stars" along with his partner, Lindsay Arnold, in 2016.

A famous YouTuber, Lindsey Stirling competed in "Dancing with the Stars" in 2017 along with her dance partner, Mark Bellas. She finished in second place.

Nicholas Viall, or Nick as he is commonly called, competed in the 24th season of "Dancing with the Stars." The 37-year-old is best known for starring on "The Bachelor."

One of the best American hurdlers, Lori Susan Jones, more commonly known as Lolo Jones, has won several medals during her track tenure. The 60-meter hurdle record hurdle, Jones competed in the 19th season of Dancing with the Stars.

One of the best artists in the dance club genre of music, Erika Jayne is formally known as Erika Girardi. The singer and reality star was paired with Gleb Savenchko for the 24th season of "Dancing with the Stars."

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