'The Challenge' Season 38 Full Cast List: Meet the rookies and veterans ready for a cutthroat competition
'The Challenge' Season 38 is MTV's competition show. The show is set to feature 17 pairs, each of them will have a man and a woman. Together, they will compete against other pairs and the one who lasts till the end will take away the prize money.
Titled 'Ride or Dies', the new season will bring in new challenges and opportunities for the contestants. 'The Challenge' features contestants from shows like 'Are You the One?', 'Big Brother', 'Survivor', 'The Real World', and various other competition shows. Let us further look into who all are coming up for Season 38.
TJ Levin has been with 'The Challenge' ever since Season 11. He is a three times gold winner, silver once, and bronze thrice in the 'X Games'. Moreover, according to Bleacher Report, the star is considered one of the greatest BMX riders. Lavin has a keen interest in bikes and he first began to ride when he was just two years old. The star is married to Roxanne Siordina.
Chauncey Palmer and Amber Borzotra
Chauncey Palmer and Amber Borzotra are a real-life couple. Palmer is a former Basketball player and works as a personal trainer. Moreover, he is also certified in multiple training disciplines, mainly as a nutritionist. On the other hand, Borzotra is the first Black winner of 'Big Brother Challenge Champion'. Moreover, she now works as a professional model in Los Angeles.
Darrell Taylor and Veronica Portillo
Darrell Taylor and Veronica Portillo are long-time friends who were also members of 'Road Rules'. Taylor is a fitness freak who runs and owns his own gym. He is the only player who won four 'The Challenge' championships in a row. Moreover, Taylor is a former Golden Gloves boxer. On the other hand, Portillo started her career in TV Production. And, now she is an account executive.
Devin Walker-Molaghan and Tori Deal
Devin Walker-Molaghan and Tori Deal are rivals. Both were together in 'Second Chances' as a rival where Molaghan won and Deal lost. Ever since then they have been competing to beat each other. Now in 'The Challenge' Season 38, they will be seen competing together against other contestants. Tori made her reality TV debut on 'Are You the One?' and her 'The Challenge' debut on XXX: Dirty 30. Molaghan, on the other hand, was also one of the casts of 'Are You the One?'
Faysal Shafaat and Moriah Jadea
Faysal Shafaat, one of the vets partnered with, and Moriah Jadea, is one of the rookies. Shafaat will be featured in the show for the fourth time. Even though previously he wasn't able to win the title, he managed to make it to the finale in two seasons. Jadea, on the other hand, has never been on reality TV. Therefore, she fears getting negative comments from the fans. Let us further wait for the release whether the couple will be able to survive.
Horacio Gutierrez and Olivia Kaiser
Horacio Gutierrez and Olivia Kaiser are rookies. Kaiser is a 'Love Island' alum. Besides having a reality TV career, Kaiser is also has a business to handle. She owns a cosmetology company. Meanwhile, Gutierrez is a Texas-born who was previously featured in 'Exatlón Estados Unidos' Season 5.
Jakk Maddox and Laurel Stucky
Jakk Maddox is an adult film star. Moreover, he is also a fitness freak and personal trainer. The star was previously featured in 'Ex on the Beach'. Meanwhile, Laurel Stucky is a 'Fresh Meat' contestant. She was also featured in 'Invasion of the Champions' and 'War of the Worlds 2'.
Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio and Nany Gonzalez
Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio and Nany Gonzalez have a relationship history. They previously dated each other in 'The Challenge: War of the Worlds'. Well, later Gonzalez parted ways with Bananas claiming him to be untrustworthy. However, their real-life misunderstandings didn't restrict them to participate in further competition shows. Bananas as of now is single, but Gonzalez is dating Kaycee Clark.
Johnny Middlebrooks and Ravyn Rochelle
Johnny Middlebrooks is from 'Love Island'. On the other hand, his partner Ravyn Rochelle is an actor and an influencer. Even though Rochelle does not have any reality TV experience, she is sure that she will be giving tough competition to other competitors as she is tough and determined. Moreover, this team thinks that they might get targeted from the beginning because of their huge personalities.
Jordan Wiseley and Aneesa Ferreira
Jordan Wiseley and Aneesa Ferreira met each other on 'Rivals 2'. Wiseley's ex-fiancee, Toori Deal, and Ferreira are good friends. Therefore, it will be interesting to see Wiseley compete against his ex in the show. While Ferreira is doing the show for the fourth time in a row, meanwhile, Wiseley has been a three-time champion of 'The Challenge' and is also known as one of the best make competitors of all time.
Justin 'Jay' Starrett and Michele Fitzgerald
Justin "Jay" Starrett is a contestant from 'Ex on the Beach 2' and 'Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X'. Moreover, the star has also been a part of 'Total Madness' and 'Double Agents'. Meanwhile, his partner Fitzgerald is a contestant from 'Survivor: Kaoh Rong' and 'Survivor: Winners at War'. She was even featured on 'Spies, Lies & Allies'.
Kenny Clark and Kaycee Clark
Kenny Clark and Kaycee Clark are siblings. The brother and sister duo will use their strong understanding as a tool to compete with others. Kaycee is a 'Big Brother' alum who was also featured in 'Spies, Lies & Allies', 'Total Madness', and 'Double Agents'. Moreover, Kenny is making his appearance on 'The Challenge' for the first time.
Kim Traenka and Colleen Schneider
Kim Traenka is a 'Prince Charming' alum, whereas Colleen Schneider is from 'The Mole Germany'. Well, this team does not have a great connection with other contestants coming for 'The Challenge'. Indeed, they will have to try hard to make an impression if the couple wants to survive for long in the show.
Nam Vo and Emmy Russ
Emmy Russ is a model, actress, and reality TV star. The star is a German native and is famous for the German game show 'Beauty & the Nerd'. She brings with herself, Nam Vo, who is recognized for his feature in 'Ultimate Beatmaster 1'. The star is expected to use his charm, strength, and mind game in the show. However, one challenge that the couple might face is language barriers.
Nelson Thomas and Nurys Mateo
Nurys Mateo is one among the newcomers who will participate in 'The Challenge'. Unlike Mateo, Nelson Thomas is an experienced competitor of the show. He was the finalist on 'Spies, Lies & Allies' and 'Invasion of the Champions'.
Sam Bird and Kailah Casillas-Bird
Sam Bird and Kailah Casillas-Bird are a married couple. They got married in August 2020 and made it public later in January. Casillas is known for her appearance in 'The Challenge', while her husband is famous for his appearance in 'Ex on the Beach'. They made their dream come true by having a big wedding in Gibraltar. Well, the couple is now expected to show their strength in 'The Challenge' Season 38.
Tommy Bracco and Analyse Talavera
Tommy Bracco and Analyse Talavera are 'Big Brother' Season 21 castmates. And, now they choose each other for 'The Challenge'. They consider themselves 'Team Munchkins'. Talavera thinks her partner, Bracco, has positive energy and strength. And, might help the couple to win the competition.
Turabi 'Turbo' Camkıran and Tamara Alfaro
Turabi "Turbo" Camkıran and Tamara Alfaro are a couple who will together compete in 'The Challenge' Season 38. The couple has the most strength in their team as Turabi is an MMA fighter. With his intimidating physical strength, he might be able to perform all the physical activities easily in the show.
'The Challenge' Season 38 is scheduled to release on Wednesday, October 12, at 8 pm ET on CBS.