Some winners of "Dancing with the Stars" include Emmitt Smith, Apolo Anton Ono, Kristi Yamaguchi and Hines Ward. Other winners of the show include Alfonso Ribeiro, Amber Riley and Rumer Willis.
Many winners of "Dancing with the Stars" are former professional athletes. Some of these athletes were football players, such as Emmitt Smith, a former running back for the Dallas Cowboys, and Hines Ward, a former wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Other athlete winners of the show are Olympic medalists, such as Kristi Yamaguchi, a figure skating champion, and Shawn Johnson, a champion gymnast. Other athletes who have won the show include Donald Driver and Meryl Davis.
Actors and musicians have won "Dancing with the Stars" as well. Some of these actors include Alfonso Ribeiro, known for his role as Carlton Banks on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," and Kelly Monaco, known for her role as Samantha McCall on "General Hospital."
Other actors who have been winners of the show include Amber Riley and Rumer Willis. Musicians who have won "Dancing with the Stars" include Donny Osmond, known for duets with his sister, Marie, and Kellie Pickler, a country singer. Drew Lachey, a member of 98 Degrees, was a winner on the show as well.