DANCING With the Stars has been a TV phenomenon for 30 seasons, with fans following the competition from the very beginning.
Season 30 kicked off on September 20, 2021, and fans are dying to know who will be the next to take home the mirrorball trophy.
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Season 1 – Kelly Monaco and Alec Mazo
Kelly Monaco and Alec set the stage for the competition and were crowned the first-ever champions of Dancing With the Stars.
The couple were awarded the mirrorball trophy and scored 55 points combined with the two dance ensembles in the finale.
Season 2 – Drew Lachey and Cheryl Burke
Drew Lachey from the popular boy band 98 degrees got his hands on the mirrorball trophy on the second season of DWTS.
The dance partners earned a score of 30 on each of their two dances, the Paso Doble and freestyle, giving them the highest score for the week.
Season 3 – Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke
Cheryl returned for season 3 of DWTS and was crowned a winner once again along with Emmitt Smith.
The NFL star was praised by the judges for his “natural charm” that helped him win the mirrorball trophy.
Season 4 – Apolo Anton Ohno and Julianne Hough
Apolo Anton, a popular speed skater and olympian was paired with Julianne as the two danced their way to the final for the ultimate win.
He was the youngest male celebrity to win Dancing with the Stars.
Apolo Anton also earned seven perfect scores total in the competition.
Season 5 – Hélio Castroneves and Julianne Hough
Julianne returned for her second win along with first-timer Hélio Castroneves.
The pair danced their way to the finale and scored the mirrorball trophy.
Season 6 – Kristi Yamaguchi and Mark Ballas
Figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi and Mark were crowned season 6 champions of DWTS.
The two scored perfect 10’s on the season finale and took home the trophy.
Season 7 – Brooke Burke and Derek Hough
Brooke Burke and Derek were the winners of DWTS season 7.
The pair danced all through the finale and earned almost a perfect score on all three dances.
Season 8 – Shawn Johnson and Mark Ballas
Gymnast and Olympic winner Shawn Johnson made her first appearance on DWTS with veteran Mark Ballas.
The pair won the mirrorball trophy and beat fellow contestant, Gilles Marini by less than one percent.
Season 9 – Donny Osmond and Kym Johnson
Donny Osmond is one of the oldest winners of DWTS, as he was 52-years-old when he performed on the show.
Him and Kym took home the trophy after getting two perfect scores on the Freestyle and Argentine Tango ensembles.
Season 10 – Nicole Scherzinger and Derek Hough
Pussycat Dolls legend Nicole Scherzinger and Derek fought their way to the finale and took home the mirrorball trophy.
Season 11 – Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough
Dirty Dancing’s Jennifer Grey teamed up with seasoned dance veteran Derek to win the DWTS trophy.
She overcame injuries, stress and exhaustion after falling behind in the competition prior to being crowned the winners.
Season 12 – Hines Ward and Kym Johnson
NFL’s Hines Ward danced with Kym, who returned for one more round after her win on season 9.
The duo scored two perfect scores on their final two performances and took home the trophy.
Season 13 – J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff
J.R., a former US soldier, paired with professional ballroom dancer, Karina to win season 13’s DWTS trophy.
The two earned first place and scored a perfect score in the Samba component of the finale.
Season 14 – Donald Driver and Peta Murgatroyd
Ex-NFL star Donald Driver and Peta won Season 14 despite starting the season at one point away from the bottom of the leaderboard.
The pair scored a perfect score on the Freestyle and Cha-Cha-Cha components of the finale.
Season 15 – Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani
Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani were crowned the winners of season 15.
The duo scored two perfect scores in the Samba and Freestyle dance finale.
Season 16 – Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough
Country star Kellie Pickler paired with Derek Hough to win season 16 of DWTS.
The dance duo shocked the judges by scoring a perfect score in all four final dances.
Season 17 – Amber Riley and Derek Hough
Glee star Amber Riley joined six time winner Derek Hough to bring home the mirrorball trophy.
She is the first African-American woman to win Dancing with the Stars, and received five perfect scores of 30, with only receiving a score lower than 8 one time.
Season 18 – Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Olympian Meryl Davis won DWTS season 18 alongside Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
The pair scored three perfect scores in the final dances for Freestyle, Argentine Tango and Foxtrot/Cha-Cha-Cha.
Season 19 – Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star, Alfonso Ribeiro was paired with Witney Carson and the two wowed the judges with three perfect scores for the last dances.
They had risked being eliminated on week five, but made it through the finals and took home the trophy.
Season 20 – Rumer Willis and Valentin Chmerkovskiy
The dance duo were almost eliminated on week seven and week 9 but were saved to advance into the finale.
The pair scored three perfect scores on the last dance performances and took home the trophy.
Season 21 – Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough
Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late crocodile hunter, Steve Irwin was paired with Derek Hough for season 21.
They won the finale after being at risk for elimination on week five and week 10.
Season 22 – Nyle Dimarco and Peta Murgatroyd
Top Model Nyle Dimarco was paired with returning champ, Peta Murgatroyd to dance off for the mirrorball trophy.
They scored two perfect scores on the Freestyle and Cha-Cha-Cha/Tango and were crowned winners of season 22.
Season 23 – Laurie Hernandez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez wowed the judges alongside Valentin Chmerkovskiy on season 23.
They were almost eliminated three times in week two, three and five, but persevered and took home the mirrorball.
Season 24 – Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater
Former NFL player, Rashad Jennings was the fourth NFL player to participate in the popular dance show.
He, alongside Emma Slater, took home season 24’s trophy after being in the bottom two on week eight.
Season 25 – Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold
Broadway’s Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold scored two perfect scores for the final dance and won season 25 of DWTS.
They risked elimination week one and week three.
Season 26 – Adam Rippon and Jenna Johnson
Former figure skater Adam Rippon took home the DWTS season 26 trophy alongside Jenna Johnson.
Although they did not score perfectly, the two still had the highest scores and knocked the remaining participants off the competition.
Season 27 – Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess
Radio personality Bobby Bones risked being eliminated alongside Sharna Burgess on week five of the DWTS competition.
The duo scored a perfect 10 on the Freestyle finale dance and accumulated enough points to take home the trophy that evening.
Season 28 – Hannah Brown and Alan Bersten
Former Bachelorette Hannah Brown was a fan favorite of DWTS as she competed with partner Alan Bersten.
The two averaged 25.6 points throughout the competition and took home the mirrorball trophy.
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Season 29 – Kaitlyn Bristowe and Artem Chigvintsev
Just one years after a Bachelorette star took home the trophy, Bachelor star Kaitlyn Bristowe won alongside her partner Artem Chigvintsev.
Their final performance of Toxic by Britney Spears received a perfect score.
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