Dancing with the Stars' six female fourteenth-season celebrities are actress and former Little House on the Prairie star Melissa Gilbert, opera singer Katherine Jenkins, singer Gladys Knight, entertainment reporter and Extra host Maria Menounos, tennis legend Martina Navratilova, and comedienne and The View co-host Sherri Shepherd.
The six male celebrities are singer Gavin DeGraw, NFL player Donald Driver, actor and Disney Channel star Roshon Fegan, actor and telenovela star William Levy. actor and former Melrose Place star Jack Wagner, and actor Jaleel White, who is best known for his portrayal of Steve Urkel on ABC's Family Matters sitcom.
With the exception of Jenkins and Levy, all the celebrities appeared live on stage with the Dancing with the Stars hosts as they were announced.
Gilbert's Dancing with the Stars participation had leaked out last week, along with that of Menounos, Shepherd and Wagner. During the Good Morning America appearance, Gilbert told Bergeron she was relieved that her inclusion was now formally announced.
"I'm not carrying around a secret, I don't feel like I'm in the witness protection program anymore," she said. "I feel a little better because now that the veil of mystery is lifted."
Dancing with the Stars' fourteenth season will premiere Monday, March 19 at 8PM ET/PT with a two-hour broadcast and be followed by the edition's first one-hour results show on Tuesday, March 27 at 9PM ET/PT.