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‘DWTS’: 20 Things To Know About Season 20’s Contestants

Mon, March 16, 2015 5:25pm EDT by 1 Comment

‘Dancing with the Stars’ returns for its whopping 20th season on Mar. 16 and the talent roster is seriously stacked–and super diverse! Get to know this season’s foxtrotting hopefuls!

Sure you know that Dancing with the Stars contestant Chris Soules just starred on The Bachelor, but did you know that his celebrity crush is Jennifer Aniston? Before anyone sashays on the season premiere, we’ve compiled a list of what you need (or want) to know about this season’s dancing contestants!

‘Dancing With The Stars’: Season 20 Fun Facts

Dancing with the Stars is back, baby!

Before the big premiere, get to know the new crop of dancers!

Chris Soules: Chris’s celebrity crush may be Jennifer Aniston, but did you know he’s also been arrested? Yup, Chris once found himself behind bars due to driving under the influence, according to Radar Online. Let’s hope Dancing goes better for him than driving.

Willow Shields: Many know that Willow has starred in The Hunger Games, but did you know she has a twin sister? Well she does and her name is Autumn!

Robert HerjavicRobert immigrated to Canada when he was just eight years old, after fleeing from his native Croatia in order to escape from communism. After that, Dancing should be a cakewalk for him.

Noah Galloway: Noah is obviously incredibly inspiring, having lost both his arm and his leg in combat, but did you know he was actually named Men’s Health Magazine‘s 2014 Ultimate Guy? Winning Dancing would just be a bonus for this guy!

Charlotte McKinney: Charlotte is a successful model and actress, but she actually didn’t graduate from high school! The gorgeous blonde dropped out at the age of 17 to pursue modeling.

Patti LaBelle: Patti is a living legend. In fact, she has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Apollo Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame.

Suzanne Somers: Suzanne has done so many infomercials, that she has actually been inducted into the infomercial Hall of Fame, after the Direct Marketing Response called her an “industry legend.”

Riker Lynch: Everyone knows Riker is super talented but, that might be genetic! River is the cousin of Dancing king and queen Julianne Hough and Derek Hough.

Rumer Willis: Rumer is well known for her famous parents, Demi Moore and Bruce Willis. In fact, her very first acting credit was in Demi’s movie Now and Then.

Michael Sam: Michael is, believe it or not, the seventh of eight siblings– so we know he’s used to fighting for things!

Redfoo: Many know that Redfoo is one half of the group LMFAO, but did you know that he is actually his bandmate’s uncle? Keeping it in the family!

Nastia Liukin: We all remember Nastia totally crushing it at the Olympics, but you might not know who she has to thank for her success: Her dad, who is also her coach!

Who are you excited to see on Dancing with the Stars?

— Casey Mink