'Dancing with the Stars' Season 16: GMA announces newest season's cast

LOS ANGELES - The cast of celebrity dancers for the newest season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" was revealed Tuesday morning on "Good Morning America."

The brave souls include an Olympic gold medalist, country music legend, boxing dynamo, comedian and the youngest contestant to ever compete on the show, according to an ABC news release.

--Zendaya Coleman is just 15 years old and a singer and dancer. She will partner with Val Chmerkovskiy.

--Andy Dick is a comedian, actor, writer, director and producer. He will be partnered with first-time professional partner Sharna Burgess.

--Dorothy Hamill won the Gold medal in figure skating at the 1976 Winter Games in Austria at age 19. Her partner will be Tristan MacManus.

--D.L. Hughley is a standup comedian, along with his work in television and movies.  His partner will be Cheryl Burke.

--Jacoby Jones is professional football player with the Baltimore Ravens. He is the current record holder for the longest touchdown at the Super Bowl. His partner will be Karina Smirnoff.

--Wynonna Judd is a five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author. The singer will be paired with Tony Dovolani.

--Victor Ortiz is a former Welterweight boxing champion. Victor will be dancing with newcomer Lindsay Arnold.

--Kellie Pickler who gained fame as a contestant on "American Idol" at the age of 19 is a singer and song writer. She will be partnered with Derek Hough.

--Ingo Rademacher is best known as "Jax" on ABC's General Hospital. He will be dancing with partner Kym Johnson.

--Alexandra Raisman at just 18 years old captained the US Women's Gymnastics Team to its first Gold medal since the 1996 Olympic Games. Alexandra's partner will be Mark Ballas.

--Lisa Vanderpump comes to the show from "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." She will dance with newcomer Gleb Savchenko.

The upcoming season's two-hour premiere is on March 18 at 7 p.m. with the first elimination on Tuesday, March 26.

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