- Rylee is the only new pro of DWTS season 32.
- Rylee is Lindsay Arnold’s sister.
- Rylee is partnered with Harry Jowsey.
In addition to the new group of celebrities competing for the mirrorball trophy in DWTS season 32, there’s a fresh face among the pros. Rylee Arnold is the newest professional dancer to join the Dancing with the Stars family, and she’s only 18! Rylee made her DWTS debut during the season 32 premiere and recently sparked romance rumors with her partner, Harry Jowsey. The pair will be dancing a foxtrot during Motown Night on October 10.
Rylee has a very close connection to one beloved DWTS pro. Clearly, dancing runs in the Arnold family! So, who is Rylee Arnold? Get to know Dancing with the Star season 32’s adorable and talented new pro!
This Is Rylee’s First Season as a DWTS Pro
Rylee is paired up with Too Hot to Handle alum Harry Jowsey for Dancing with the Stars season 32. “I feel like I’ve prepared for this moment my entire life,” she told HollywoodLife exclusively. “This has been a dream since I was 8 years old. I feel more than ready to go out and dance. I’m just so excited.”
Rylee and Harry danced a cha cha to Justin Timberlake’s “Rock Your Body” and earned 12 out of 30 from the judges. Following the premiere, Rylee shared gorgeous photos from her first official night as a DWTS pro dancer. “Still can’t believe this is real life!!! thank you all so much for the support,” she gushed on Instagram.
In another post, Rylee took fans behind the scenes of her premiere night experience. “AHHHHH tonight was a literal dream!!! I had THE best time. Thank you all so so much for voting!!! me and @harryjowsey are so excited to dance another week,” she wrote on Instagram. During the second week of the competition, Rylee and Harry earned 15 out of 30 for their salsa on Latin Night.
Rylee Is Lindsay Arnold’s Sister
Rylee is the younger sister of DWTS pro Lindsay Arnold. Lindsay, 29, got her start as a pro back in season 16. She won DWTS season 25 with Jordan Fisher. Lindsay did not return as a pro for season 32. However, Lindsay was in the audience to support her younger sister during the premiere.
“Can’t even put into words how proud I am of this beautiful girl @ryleearnold1,” Lindsay wrote on Instagram. “Her and @harryjowsey absolutely killed it tonight and I already can’t wait for next week! Thank you all for supporting it means the world to me.” Rylee commented on Lindsay’s post, “You are the best supporter couldn’t do it without you.”
Rylee is the youngest in the Arnold family. In addition to Lindsay, Rylee has two other older siblings, Jensen and Brynley.
Rylee and the rest of the Arnold family were raised in Provo, Utah. Lindsay and her family are still based there. Being a Utah native, Rylee loves to spend time at Lake Powell. She calls the area her “favorite place.”
Rylee Was a Pro on DWTS: Juniors
While this is Rylee’s first season as a pro on the flagship series, she was one of the young pros of DWTS: Juniors in 2018. She was paired with Miles Brown, and they were runner-ups.
Rylee Has Diabetes
Rylee was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2021. She began experiencing symptoms during her dance season. She saw a video on TikTok about diabetes and realized she had almost all of the symptoms. Eventually, she went to get her blood sugar checked. She had a blood sugar level of 1,026 mg/DL. “I was literally on my deathbed,” she said in a January 2023 TikTok video.
Rylee Recently Graduated High School
Back in May 2023, Rylee revealed that she graduated high school. “It’s official. I did it!” Rylee captioned an Instagram post. Just a few months later, Rylee is in the ballroom!