'The Circle' Season 3 Full Cast List: Meet contestants from the Netflix game show

'The Circle' Season 3 Full Cast List: Meet contestants from the Netflix game show
Official cast members of 'The Circle' (Netflix)

The Circle’ is back with Season 3 and fans are excited to know what kind of new things the reality show will bring in the latest edition. The Netflix reality series revolves around a group of people or contestants who move into the same building. However, they never come face to face during the course of the show.

The players are given a specific social media platform where they can portray themselves as anyone. A man can post as a woman and a woman can post like a man. They all rate each other and those who receive the highest ratings become “influencers” while the lowest ones will be at risk of getting blocked by influencers.



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Blocked players are eliminated from the game, but are given the opportunity to meet one player still in the game in person. Then, the day after a blocking, a video message is shown to the remaining players to reveal if they were real or fake. The winner of the show takes home $100,000 while the person who gets the highest fan votes gets $10,000. The series has been one of the most successful reality shows for Netflix apart from 'Selling Sunset' and 'Too Hot To Handle'. 

Every year, we see a new group of contestants entering the show, and this year is no different. Let’s take a look at the contestants who will battle it out to win the mega prize.


Chanel Capra and Ava Marie Capra in 'The Circle' (Netflix)



Ava Marie Capra and Chanel Kapra

Twenty-year-old model-turned-singer Ava Marie Kapra will be making an entrance on the show with high hopes. The influencer will entering in the game as herself and will be looking to use her skills to win it. Apart from being an influencer, Ava has also acted in a couple of projects like ‘Bad Wolves: Zombie’ and ‘Love in a Lifetime’. On the other hand, she also appeared on ‘America’s Next Top Model’ in 2015.

She has a massive social media following and has more than 227,000 followers on Instagram and over 44,000 followers on TikTok. With such an amazing following and beauty, she is undoubtedly the most intriguing contestant on the show.

However, she’s not going to enter the contest alone. She’ll be joined by her sister and actress Chanel Kapra, who is also Ava’s manager. 




Calvin Crooks

Calvin is undoubtedly one of the few contestants on the show who has multiple talents. The 30-year-old from Miami, Florida, started his career as a professional footballer and went on to become a private chef. Apart from being a chef, he is also a training firefighter and a qualified nutritionist.

The fitness trainer knows that he is handsome and is very proud of it. He also believes that his charm works 99.9% of the time. As far as his social media popularity is concerned, he currently has more than 9,000 followers on the image-sharing platform. 




Michelle Rider 

A stand-up comedian by profession, Michelle Rider hails from South Carolina and has earned quite a good fan-following on TikTok. She is famous for posting hilarious videos on the video-sharing platform and earned millions of views. The 52-year-old comedian feels that she has a mind of a 20-year-old and is always looking forward to making everyone smile.

She has a massive fan following on TikTok and currently has more than 757,000 followers on the platform. Most importantly, she has garnered 8.1 million likes across all her videos.




Daniel Cusimano

Daniel Cusimano always wanted to be an influencer and it seems like he’s on his way to be one. The 20-year-old college student from Florida is a musical theatre star and has worked in several theatre productions. In 2019, the youngster won the Best Outstanding Actor in a Play from Broadway Star of the Future at Tampa’s Straz Center for the Performing Arts.

Cusimano has 2,132 followers on IG and 7,850 followers on TikTok.




Ruksana Carroll

A wife and mother from New Jersey, the 35-year-old Ruksana is proud of her Indian-American heritage and loves to listen to Jay-Z. Her daughter Yaara means the world to her and she can’t stop gushing about her. Interestingly, this won’t be her first appearance on a game show as she competed in an episode of ‘Family Feud’.

She has more than 1,500 followers on Instagram and the numbers will surely go up as soon as she makes her debut on the Netflix show.  




Matthew Pappadia

Matthew Pappadia is 29 years of age and is a fitness consultant hailing from Long Island, New York. The health expert has a lot of tattoos on his body and his Instagram profile is filled with a lot of shirtless selfies. Female fans might be taking much more interest in him than other contestants.

He is also a patient of Epilepsy and regularly posts about it, raising awareness about the neurological stuff. Pappadia is also the season’s first catfish and will be making everyone fool by being Ashley. The fitness expert has also graced the cover of ‘Wire Mag!’

Pappadia currently has more than 57.5k followers on Instagram. 




Nick Uhlenhuth

Seattle-born Nick Uhlenhuth is famous for cosplaying with his French bulldog on Instagram. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and has a degree in Computer Science. Additionally, he played lacrosse for the university.

You can see him playing Han Solo and Batman on IG while he dresses up his dog as Chewbacca and Robin in his photos. He has his own merchandise store where people can get various things and design their own t-shirts and other stuff. 




Kai Ghost

Based out of Los Angeles, Kai Ghost is a singer-songwriter who describes herself as honest, super-smart, and a little devious. She is a verified artist on Spotify and has a song named ‘Cake’ on the platform. It has more than 1000 plays as of now. Her social media account is always filled with uplifting messages.

Additionally, her father used to work in the FBI and she might have some really good skills as well. She currently has more than 10.2k followers on Instagram.




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