Mary Lou Retton, Bobby Bones and 5 Other Celebs Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 27 Cast

Mary Lou Retton, Bobby Bones and Four Other Celebs Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 27 Cast
Mary Lou Retton and Bobby Bones. Robin Marchant/Getty Images; Leah Puttkammer/WireImage/Getty Images

The ballroom awaits! Mary Lou Retton, Bobby Bones, Alexis Ren, John Schneider, DeMarcus Ware, Danelle Umstead and Juan Pablo Di Pace have joined the Dancing With the Stars season 27 cast, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly.

Retton, 50, won a gold medal, two silver medals and two bronze medals while competing as a gymnast at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. She was the first-ever American woman to win gold in the all-around competition.

Bones, 38, is a radio personality best known for his self-deprecating program The Bobby Bones Show. Forbes named him “the most powerful man in country music” in 2017. He has interviewed countless musicians including Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and Shania Twain.

Ren, 21, is a model who rose to fame on Instagram before appearing in Maxim and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She has also made headlines for her personal life; she once battled an eating disorder, and her mother died from breast cancer in 2013.

Schneider, 58, starred as Beauregard “Bo” Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard series from 1979 to 1985. More recently, he appeared in Smallville and The Haves and the Have Nots. He is also a country singer.

Mary Lou Retton, Bobby Bones and Four Other Celebs Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 27 Cast
Alexis Ren and John Schneider. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images; Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images

Ware, 36, is a former NFL outside linebacker and defensive end. He played for the Dallas Cowboys from 2005 to 2013 before joining the Denver Broncos in 2014. He announced his retirement after the 2016 season.

Umstead, 46, is a Paralympic alpine skier. She competed at the Winter Paralympics in Vancouver in 2010, Sochi in 2014 and Pyeongchang in 2018. At the age of 13, she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic eye condition that left her blind.

Mary Lou Retton, Bobby Bones and Four Other Celebs Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 27 Cast
DeMarcus Ware and Danelle Umstead. Cassidy Sparrow/Getty Images; Kris Connor/Getty Images

Di Pace, 39, plays Fernando, the estranged husband of Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber), on Netflix’s Full House revival, Fuller House. He previously appeared in the 2008 movie Mamma Mia! and the TNT drama Dallas.

The seven celebrities join previously announced cast member Nancy McKeon. The Facts of Life alum, 52, is competing with pro dance partner Val Chmerkovskiy. The full cast will be revealed on Good Morning America on Wednesday, September 12.

A rep for DWTS had no comment when Us reached out.

Dancing With the Stars season 27 premieres on ABC Monday, September 24, at 8 p.m. ET.

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