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Dancing With the Stars 2023: Meet the cast!

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Dancing With the Stars is back for 2023 and we can’t wait to see the latest batch of celebs brush off their dancing shoes!

Fan-favourites Daryl Somers and Sonia Kruger will return as hosts for the 2023 season, with the season set to kick off on Channel Seven on Sunday June, 18.

As the latest batch of celebrities get ready to shimmy their way one step closer to the coveted mirrorball trophy, we’ll make sure to keep you posted on all the latest darlings of the dance floor.

Scroll on below to find out what celebrities are joining the all-star cast for 2023!

Sonja and Daryl are back for 2023.

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Laura Byrne

Laura is ready to hit the dancefloor.

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Best known for her stint on the 2017 season of The Bachelor Australia, Laura Byrne is the first celeb to announce her involvement in the show!

Talking to The Pick Up on May 11, Laura surprised listeners with her unexpected announcement.

“Laura, we have been on the edge of our seats for months now wondering what this big excitement is,” said The Pick Up host Brittany.

“I’m not pregnant … I know that you guys describe me as having rhythm in my body … I’m doing Dancing With the Stars!” Laura shared.

Charlie Albone

Charlie is ready to step out of his comfort zone.

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Better Homes and Gardens star Charlie Albone is also set to take the stage for the 2023 season.

Speaking to The Morning Show, Albone shared his excitement to brush up on his dance moves.

“I’m not a dancer. I said yes for my kids, to show that you can do something you’re not comfortable with and still have fun doing it,” he said.

Matt Preston

Matt Preston is joining the competition.

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Matt Preston is ditching the kitchen and is coming to the dance floor! This former MasterChef Australia judge is set to shake things up this year.

“Not long until @jessraffa.dancefit and I tear up the dancefloor…or tear up on the dance floor… or shed tears of pure joy dancing on that famous dance floor,” he wrote on Instagram.

Sally Pearson

Sally is ditching the swimming pool.

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Australian Olympic swimmer and 7News reporter, Sally Pearson will be joining the dance floor this year.

James Magnussen

James looks like he is ready to boogie!

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It seems Channel Seven is loving athletic talent this year as Olympic swimmer, James Magnussen is joining the 2023 cast.

“The hips are loose, the posture is upright and the pearly whites are out – @natalielowe_strictly_fitsteps and I are ready to hit the dance floor,” he wrote on Instagram.

Virginia Gay

We can’t wait to see Virginia on-screen.

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Australian actress, most commonly known for her role on Winners & Losers and more recently seen on Safe Home, will be joining the 2023 DWTS cast.

Christie Whelan Browne

Christie could have the knowledge to smash the competition.

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Aussie theatre actress, Christie is joining the competition this year. She also has experience as a dancer! Could she be this years winner?

Phil Burton

Phil is bringing out his dancing shoes.

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Band member of Human Nature, Phil will also be joining DWTS.


Paulini is going to be a show stopper!

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Paulini Curuenavuli, more commonly known as Paulini, is an ARIA-Award winning artist and songwriter who rose to fame after ranking fourth on Australian Idol in 2003.

Emily Weir

We can’t wait to see more of Emily.

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Home And Away’s very own star, Emily Weir is joining the competition!

Gavin Wanganeen

Gavin looks competition ready.

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AFL player, Gavin Wanganeen is swapping footy boots for dancing shoes in 2023!

Issa Shultz

We can’t wait to see Issa rock the dance floor.

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Now this is a competitor we didn’t expect! Best known as one of the ‘chasers’ on The Chase Australia, Issa will be competing in DWTS 2023.

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