'The Real Dirty Dancing' Full Cast List: Meet the celebs vying for the title of Baby and Johnny
If you are the one who is crazy about good dance and also a fan of the 1987 American romantic drama dance film 'Dirty Dancing', then you must hang on to your seats because FOX is upcoming with the perfect combination of the two on your screens!
'The Real Dirty Dancing' is the upcoming show on FOX, a four-week unique event dance competition that revolves around the classic movie and the characters. All the eight celebrities fully immerse themselves in the ultimate 'Dirty Dancing' experience. The series is set at Virginia's Mountain Lake Lodge, which is the actual location for the film's fictional Kellerman's Lodge. Throughout the whole event special, Dirty Dancing's memorable music and unforgettable fashion transport viewers back to the magical summer in 1963. The upcoming show features Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Corbin Bleu, Stephen Boss, Loni Love, Brie Bella, Tyler Cameron, Howie Dorough, Cat Cora and Antonio Gates.
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes is an American actress, comedian and former NFL cheerleader who was born on May 14, 1982. She moved to Los Angeles in 2005 for pursuing a career in comedy. Later in 2007, Johnson joined the cast of the sketch comedy show 'MADtv' as a featured performer. Moreover, after marking her appearance on 'MADtv', she was also nominated for an ALMA Award in the category of Outstanding Female Performance in a Comedy Television Series. In addition, Johnson had appeared in many movies like 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel', and 'Our Family Wedding.' In 2011, Johnson Reyes became the 'TC Girl' spokesperson for Mexican restaurant Taco Cabana. Anjelah Johnson-Reyes married Manwell Reyes on June 11, 2011. Her wedding ceremony was held in Half Moon Bay, California.
Corbin Bleu is an American actor, model, film producer, songwriter and singer. His works include 'Walk. Ride. Rodeo', 'Free Style', 'Battle of the Network Stars', and 'High Incident.' The actor also had a successful career in Broadway and has been actively taken part in many musicals like 'In the Heights' and 'Anything Goes.'
Brianna Monique Danielson aka Brie Bella may be well known as the WWE Diva, but the professional wrestler/ reality star is all set to show off her dance moves on the upcoming FOX dance show. Brie and her twin sister Nikki Bella have their own reality show called 'Total Bellas'.
After winning over everybody's hearts with his rugged looks and quest for love on season 15 of 'The Bachelorette', Tyler is all set to make a comeback on the small screen with 'The Real Dirty Dancing'. Will this hunk become the next Johnny? Well, we will just have to wait and watch.
Celebrity chef Cat Cora has already earned the distinction of being crowned the first-ever female Iron Chef, but can she also become the next Baby? This Culinary Institute of America alum is a woman of many talents donning the roles of chef, author, philanthropist, restaurateur, and TV host. We can't wait o see her dance moves on the FOX show.
Howie Dorough from The Backstreet Boys band is no stranger to singing and dancing, after all he was once a part of the famous boy band. 90s music fans are definitely in for a treat as they'll get to see their favorite singer under the spotlight yet again.
Antonio Ethan Gates Sr. is an American former professional football player who was a tight end for the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers during his extremely successful NFL career of 16 years. While he's still waiting for his spot on Hall of Fame, Gates might take home the coveted title of 'Dirty Dancing's new Johnny!
Loni Love is an American comedian, television host, actress, author, and former electrical engineer. This former 'The Real' host might just leave us surprised with her dance moves and become the next Baby.
'The Real Dirty Dancing' premieres on February 1, 2022, at 9/8c on Fox.