Dancing With The Stars’ 8 Most Memorable Contestants

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It’s not news that Dancing with the Stars has been around for a long time. After 23 seasons, and currently halfway through the 24th, it’s safe to say there have been some memorable contestants. Whether it be for good or bad, here are 8 contestants we won’t likely forget.

8. Nyle DiMarco

Nyle DiMarco and Petra Murgatroyd were the winners of season 22. Not only were the couple a force to be reckoned with on the dance floor, the contestants genuine spirit easily won over viewers. DiMarco offered so much more than just being a phenomenal dancer. As an activist for the deaf community, he also discucssed how challenging it can be in a society where many don’t take the time to learn sign language. One of the most heartwarming moments of the season was watching Carrie Ann sign a message she had practiced for DiMarco, bringing the contestant to tears in appreciation. We were able to learn so much more than just how to nail a Paso doble from DiMarco.



7. Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin won us all with her beautiful tributes to her father, the late Steve Irwin. Irwin, at such a young age, was able to move audiences to tears as she gracefully conveyed the love she has for her father as well as the pain she has felt at his loss. “Footprints in the Sand” is one of the most memorable dances of all seasons and it is due to the Irwin’s genuine nature while on the stage. A talent truly hard to come by.

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