Taking to the stage as a wildcard contestant, model and actress Jessica Gomes is best known for gracing the covers of major magazines like InStyle and Harper's BAZAAR alongside walking some of the biggest—and most influential—runways all around the world. An ambassador for David Jones from 2013 to 2019, the 35-year-old recently starred in Netflix's Tigertail ahead of her dance floor debut.
A returning favourite, it's been 17 years since Bec Hewitt's triumphant victory on the show's first season. Now, the 37-year-old trained dancer has made her comeback following her and dance partner Michael Miziner's 2004 win—beating One Nation politician Pauline Hanson—to take home the Mirrorball trophy. The real question is: will history repeat itself?
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Australia's favourite Bachelor alum, Matthew Johnson has hopped back and forth between stints on reality television and radio—and back again to reality TV—which means that he is no stranger to the spotlight. As a wildcard for this season of the dancing show, the 33-year-old will be up against former contestants to show off his footwork.
Making her reality TV debut on SAS Australia, Dancing With The Stars will mark Schapelle Corby's second stint on the small screen. Announced as a wildcard participant, the 43-year-old will take to the stage with her dance partner, Shae Mountain, and will be forced to face a particular personal issue to contend for the top spot.
"I'm not a big hugger and I didn't realise how much body contact I would have to do. It is something I'm not used to and through my time in rehearsals this is something my dance partner and I are working on," she explained to the Daily Telegraph.
While he may be able to work his way around the kitchen, celebrity chef Manu Feildel will need to prove himself when it comes to his rhythmic footwork. After winning the 2011 season of Dancing With The Stars, he is making his long-awaited return for a second spin on the dance floor.
Taking to the Dancing With The Stars stage back in 2012, Erin McNaught has also gone against the odds on Channel Seven's SAS Australia, alongside current cast mate Schapelle Corby.
Alongside Bec Hewitt, yet another Home and Away alum has left Summer Bay for the stage. Luke Jacobz, who is currently making his comeback to Australian soap dramas, previously won his season of Dancing With The Stars back in 2008.
Hanging up her hosting microphone and throwing on her dancing shoes, The Voice's Renee Bargh is keen to take centre stage as a contestant this time around. The 35-year-old entertainment host is set to join the cast as a wildcard contestant in the hopes of taking out the top spot.
Kyly Clarke may be used to dancing her way around a home renovation, thanks to her stint on House Rules, but now it looks as though she's ready to take another swing at getting her groove on, having previously been voted out of the 2014 season of the show.
Taking to the stage alongside Melbourne-based dancer Siobhan Power, Jamie Durie is returning to the show after his 2007 appearance, 14 years ago. Coming in seventh place for the show's sixth season, the former dancer plans to get his hands on the coveted disco ball trophy once and for all.
Having first showcased his moves in the show's 2009 season, Lincoln Lewis is back to dance his way to number one, after previously finishing in seventh place. The 33-year-old took to Instagram to express his excitement over his imminent return to the small screen, writing: "Two left feet here we goooo!"
Like former Home and Away alum, Bec Hewitt, Luke Jacobz and Lincoln Lewis, Ada Nicodemou is familiar with appearing on the small screen. As a matter of fact, Ada took out the top spot when she competed back in 2005, meaning that she's more than ready to do so again, especially since she's returning with the same dance partner.
Back in 2007, radio and TV star Fifi Box secured the second spot on her season of Dancing With The Stars. (in more ways than one), And while, she plans to put her best foot forward (in more ways than one), after coming in second place to Kate Ceberano during her season.
Up against multiple past winners, TV presenter Tom Williams is another past victor of the series, thanks to his dancing prowess back in the show's second season. This time, he'll have to turn off his presenting persona and master the art of ballroom if he wants to take out the top spot.