The quest for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy is back once again with “Dancing With the Stars” season 25.
The “Dancing With the Stars” 2017 cast includes real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, actor Frankie Muniz, “Property Brothers” star Drew Scott and WWE wrestler Nikki Bella, among others.
Who is competing on “Dancing With the Stars” season 25? And who is the richest “DWTS” cast member? Click through to find out, and learn more about how much these stars make.
‘Dancing With the Stars’ 2017 Cast Members
This year’s “Dancing With the Stars” cast includes husband and wife competitors, pro athletes and reality stars. Keep reading to find out just how rich all the cast members — except for Broadway star and singer Jordan Fisher and Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, whose net worth information is not available yet — are.
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Barbara Corcoran Net Worth: $80 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Keo Motsepe
Real estate mogul and “Shark Tank” panelist Barbara Corcoran has accumulated a net worth of $80 million thanks to her business savvy. No wonder many people follow her advice on how to get rich.
Corcoran was working as a waitress when she decided to quit her job and borrow $1,000 to start a small real estate company in New York City. Over the past 25 years, she has been able to turn her $1,000 loan into a business worth $5 billion. Corcoran is also a book author and motivational speaker.
Derek Fisher Net Worth: $40 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Sharna Burgess
Former NBA player Derek Fisher played professional basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks.
Fisher spent most of his career with the Lakers and took home five championship rings while playing with the team. He also briefly worked as a coach for the New York Knicks, but he now works as a TV analyst during Lakers games.
Frankie Muniz Net Worth: $40 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Witney Carson
Frankie Muniz is best known for his starring role in the sitcom “Malcolm in the Middle,” which earned him two Golden Globe nominations and one Emmy nomination. He also played the title role in the 2003 movie “Agent Cody Banks” as well as the 2004 sequel “Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London.” The 31-year-old is slated to return to the big screen in the upcoming thriller “The Black String.”
Outside of acting, Muniz is an avid race car driver. For example, he has competed in the Champ Car World Series and the Las Vegas Grand Prix.
Nick Lachey Net Worth: $20 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Peta Murgatroyd
Boy band heartthrob Nick Lachey will be facing off against his wife Vanessa Lachey on the new season of “DWTS.” After hitting it big with 98 Degrees, Lachey famously starred along with his ex-wife Jessica Simpson on the MTV reality show “Newlyweds.”
Lachey and Simpson split in the early 2000s, and the singer married TV personality Vanessa Minnillo in 2011. The couple has three children together. In addition to being a singer, Lachey is also a part-owner of the Tacoma Rainiers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. He’s also made big bucks off of infomercials.
Vanessa Lachey Net Worth: $10 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Former Miss Teen USA Vanessa Lachey has worked as a TV correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight” as well as a host of MTV’s “Total Request Live.” She has also worked as an actress, appearing on the TV series “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Dads” and “Truth Be Told.”
Lachey will be facing off against her husband Nick Lachey on the current season. This will be the second time a married celebrity couple appears on the show together — in 2015, Alexa and Carlos PenaVega both competed for the Mirrorball.
Lindsey Stirling Net Worth: $10 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Mark Ballas
Lindsey Stirling is an acclaimed violinist and composer who made waves for her use of the classical instrument to create dance and electronic music.
Stirling has nearly 10 million YouTube subscribers and over 1.9 billion views on her YouTube channel. She has released three full-length studio albums and won the 2017 Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Album for her latest release, “Brave Enough.”
Drew Scott Net Worth: $10 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Emma Slater
Drew Scott became a household name thanks to TLC’s “Property Brothers,” which follows Scott and his twin brother Jonathan as they help couples turn their fixer-uppers into the homes of their dreams. While he’s best known for his work in real estate and reality TV, Scott also has made appearances on the scripted shows “Smallville” and “Breaker High.”
Debbie Gibson Net Worth: $5 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Alan Bersten
Debbie Gibson gained fame at the age of 16 with the release of her self-written single “Only In My Dreams.” She has since sold more than 16 million albums worldwide.
In addition to her pop singing career, Gibson has starred in 17 musical productions, including Broadway’s “Les Miserables” and “Cabaret.” She has also appeared on “The Celebrity Apprentice” and made a cameo in the movie “Rock of Ages.”
Nikki Bella Net Worth: $4 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Artem Chigvintsev
WWE star Nikki Bella is one-half of the wrestling duo The Bella Twins, along with her sister Brie.
Bella started her athletic career playing soccer, but she now stars on the E! reality series “Total Divas,” which follows the lives of female pro wrestlers. Bella got engaged to fellow wrestler John Cena in April when he surprised her with a ring during a WrestleMania event.
Sasha Pieterse Net Worth: $2 Million
- DWTS Pro Partner: Gleb Savchenko
Sasha Pieterse landed her breakthrough role at the age of 12, playing mean girl Alison DiLaurentis on the hit Freeform drama “Pretty Little Liars.” Although her net worth is an impressive $2 million, she is not the richest cast member from the show.
Pieterse starred in the comedy series “Family Affair” at the age of 6. She has also appeared on the TV show “Heroes” and had small roles in “Good Luck Chuck” and “X-Men: First Class.”
Terrell Owens Net Worth: $0
- DWTS Pro Partner: Cheryl Burke
Despite earning approximately $80 million during his NFL career, Terrell Owens claimed in a 2012 interview with GQ that he’s totally broke. Owens told the magazine he lost his fortune due to a series of bad investments, the crash in the real estate market and the fact that he pays a total of $44,600 a month in child support for his four children.
Despite his financial downfall, Owens is considered one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history.
‘Dancing With the Stars’ 2017 Professional Dancers
“Dancing With the Stars” season 25 will feature some familiar faces, including Mark Ballas, brothers Maksim and Val Chmerkovskiy, Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Gleb Savchenko and defending champ Emma Slater. There’s also a newcomer joining the “DWTS” cast: Alan Bersten. Bersten temporarily replaced an injured Maksim Chmerkovskiy for four weeks last season, but this will be his first time to officially dance on the season as a pro.
Here’s a look at the wealth of the “DWTS” professional dancers — except for Arnold, Bersten and Savchenko, whose net worth information is not available yet — who will battle it out this season.
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Valentin Chmerkovskiy Net Worth: $5 Million
Valentin Chmerkovskiy took home the Mirrorball in season 20 with partner Rumer Willis and again in season 23 with Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez. Chmerkovskiy has also toured the country during “Dancing With the Stars: Live!” His net worth is estimated at $5 million.
Mark Ballas Net Worth: $3 Million
Mark Ballas will be making a return to the ballroom for “Dancing With the Stars” season 25 after a two-season hiatus, reports ABC. The pro dancer took home the Mirrorball Trophy in season 6 with partner Kristi Yamaguchi and again in season 8 with partner Shawn Johnson, who’s one of the richest Olympic athletes.
In addition to his dancing career, Ballas is a member of the singer-songwriter duo Alexander Jean, along with his wife BC Jean. The couple got married last November. Mark Ballas’ net worth is estimated at $3 million.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy Net Worth: $3 Million
Like Ballas, Maksim Chmerkovskiy’s net worth is estimated at $3 million. Chmerkovskiy has been a member of the “Dancing With the Stars” cast for a total of 16 seasons and took home the Mirrorball Trophy on season 18. He’ll be back for season 25 for another shot at the top prize.
Chmerkovskiy has also appeared on Broadway as a dancer in two different productions: “Burn the Floor” and “Forever Tango.”
Artem Chigvintsev Net Worth: $2 Million
Artem Chigvintsev most recently appeared on “Dancing With the Stars” last season, performing with Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. While he has yet to take home the Mirrorball Trophy, he came in first on the British dance competition show “Strictly Come Dancing.”
Off the dance floor, Chigvintsev has dabbled in acting and has appeared on an episode of “The O.C.” His estimated net worth is $2 million.
Sharna Burgess Net Worth: $750,000
Sharna Burgess has come in second place twice — with partner Nick Carter on season 21 and with partner James Hinchcliffe on season 23. She has yet to take home the Mirrorball Trophy.
Before dancing across American television sets, Burgess appeared on the Australian version of “Dancing With the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance Holland.” Her net worth is $750,000.
Cheryl Burke Net Worth: $450,000
Cheryl Burke has been dancing professionally for more than 20 years, and has appeared on 19 seasons of “Dancing With the Stars.” Burke has made it to the finals seven times and the semi-finals 10 times.
She last took home the Mirrorball Trophy in season 3 with her partner Emmitt Smith, and previously took home the top prize in season 2 with partner Drew Lachey. Outside of her dance career, Burke launched an active wear line with QVC.
Peta Murgatroyd Net Worth: $400,000
Boasting an estimated net worth of $400,000, Peta Murgatroyd first appeared on “Dancing With the Stars” during the show’s 13th season. But, she won the dance competition show during season 14 with partner Donald Driver and again during season 22 with Nyle DiMarco.
During “Dancing With the Stars” season 25, Murgatroyd will face off against her husband and fellow pro, Maksim Chmerkovskiy. The couple welcomed son Shai Aleksander in January, reports People.
Emma Slater Net Worth: $300,000
Emma Slater is the most recent winner of “Dancing With the Stars,” taking home the top prize along with her partner — NFL star Rashad Jennings — during “DWTS” season 24.
Before appearing on the show, Slater starred alongside Meryl Streep and Amanda Seyfried in “Mamma Mia!” Her net worth is estimated at $300,000.
Witney Carson Net Worth: $300,000
Witney Carson first appeared on “So You Think You Can Dance,” where she wowed audiences but was ultimately eliminated. But, she won “DWTS” season 19 with her celebrity partner, actor Alfonso Ribeiro of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” fame.
Keo Motsepe Net Worth: $300,000
Keo Motsepe most recently appeared on “DWTS” season 24 with partner Charo. The South African native is the first Black professional dancer to compete on “Dancing With the Stars,” reports Essence magazine.
Before joining the “DWTS” cast, he worked as a dancer on a cruise ship. Motsepe’s net worth is estimated at $300,000.
Derek Hough Net Worth: $4 Million*
Derek Hough — brother to Julianne Hough, who has also been a “Dancing With the Stars” professional dancer — is not included on the list of “DWTS” professional dancers competing this season. Hough has won an impressive number of Mirrorball trophies — six to be exact.
Beyond his dancing career, Hough has made some moves to branch out into acting. For example, he appeared on “Nashville” from 2014 to 2016 and also appeared on the “Hairspray Live!” TV movie. Derek Hough’s net worth is an impressive $4 million.
‘Dancing With the Stars’ 2017 Judges
ABC has stated that our favorite judges will be back for the new season, so it’s safe to say you can expect to see Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman and Julianne Hough providing season 25’s dancing hopefuls with their scores. Here’s a look at the “Dancing With the Stars” judges’ net worths.
Len Goodman Net Worth: $12 Million
A retired dancer and dance teacher, Len Goodman has been a judge on the “DWTS” British counterpart, “Strictly Come Dancing.” But, it’s his work on “DWTS” that’s earned him two Emmy nominations.
Goodman has been a member of the “DWTS” cast for over a decade, though he holds more than 60 credits elsewhere. In fact, he’s the richest “DWTS” judge, with a net worth of $12 million.
Julianne Hough Net Worth: $10 Million
Professional dancer Julianne Hough won “Dancing With the Stars” twice. However, she eventually danced her way to the judges’ table.
Hough is also an accomplished singer and actress. In 2011, she starred in the “Footloose” reboot. And, she even has a country album. Julianne Hough’s net worth is a whopping $10 million.
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Bruno Tonioli Net Worth: $10 Million
Bruno Tonioli has over 80 television and movie credits dating back to “The Don Ho Show” in 1976, where he performed as a dancer. He’s also been a judge on “Strictly Come Dancing.”
Being a part of the “DWTS” cast has earned him two Emmy nominations as well. Bruno Tonioli’s net worth is $10 million.
Carrie Ann Inaba Net Worth: $9 Million
Carrie Ann Inaba is a dancer, singer and actress. She has more than 75 movie and television credits, including over a decade of work on “DWTS.”
Before that joining the “DWTS” cast, she was a “Fly Girl” dancer on “In Living Color.” The entertainer has two Emmy nominations to her name, and her net worth is $9 million.
The “Dancing With the Stars” premiere airs on Sept. 18, 2017, on ABC.
All net worth figures are according to CelebrityNetWorth.com unless otherwise noted.
Andrew Lisa contributed to the reporting for this article.
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