DWTS: Here's What 27 Winners of the past Seasons Are Doing Nowadays

"Dancing With The Stars" has showcased some of the best celebrity dancers over the years. With twenty-seven seasons already in the bag, fans can't help but wonder where the winners are now.

With everyone from Sean Spicer to Hannah Brown and even Lauren Alaina appearing on the show, it's not hard to see why "Dancing with the Stars" is so popular. Icons and stars from various backgrounds compete to win the Mirror Ball Trophy. 

There have been 27 seasons so far which gave rise to 27 dancing winners. Here's a look at what the winners have gone on to do after hanging up their dancing shoes.

 Kelly Monaco walks the red carpet at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel  | Getty Images

Kelly Monaco walks the red carpet at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel | Getty Images

Season 1: Kelly Monaco

The star of "General Hospital," Kelly Monaco won the very first season of the show with her partner Alec Mazo. Kelly is still acting on "General Hospital." 

Season 2: Drew Lachey

"98 Degrees" singer, Drew Lachey partnered with Cheryl Burke and bagged the season 2 trophy after one of the most memorable freestyle performances on the show. He went on to compete on the reality show "American Ninja Warrior" but was eliminated early in the competition. 

Hall of Famer and former professional NFL player Emmitt Smith participates in the Marcus Allen Charity Golf tournament benefiting Laureus USA and All Stars Helping Kids | Getty Images

Hall of Famer and former professional NFL player Emmitt Smith participates in the Marcus Allen Charity Golf tournament benefiting Laureus USA and All Stars Helping Kids | Getty Images

Season 3: Emmitt Smith

Emmitt Smith, all-time leading rusher, was paired with Cheryl. The former Dallas Cowboy went on to invest in several business ventures including a high-end barbershop.

Season 4: Apolo Ohno

The Olympic multi-medalist is used to winning so when he and Julianne Hough won season 4 it was no surprise. The speed skater went on to do speed skating commentary for the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Season 5: Helio Castroneves

Racecar driver Helio Castroneves won season five of DWTS. The Brazilian born driver is now racing in IndyCar with Team Penske. 

World Champion Figure Skater Kristi Yamaguchi Skates At Rockefeller Center at The Rink at Rockefeller Center | Getty Images

World Champion Figure Skater Kristi Yamaguchi Skates At Rockefeller Center at The Rink at Rockefeller Center | Getty Images

Season 6: Kristi Yamaguchi

Kristi Yamaguchi bagged the Mirror Ball Trophy in season six with her partner Mark Ballas. After the competition, the figure skating legend has continued to work in the figure skating community. She even won the Ice Theatre of New York in 2018.

Season 7: Brooke Burke

Former Playboy model, Brooke Burke paired up with Derek Hough to win the season seven competition. After winning, she went on to become a co-host on DWTS with Tom Bergeron for eight seasons. She is also a mom of four now.

Former gymnast Shawn Johnson teams up with Dove to launch #mybeautymysay | Getty Images

Former gymnast Shawn Johnson teams up with Dove to launch #mybeautymysay | Getty Images

Season 8: Shawn Johnson

Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson's partner Mark used her gymnastics to help them bag the season 8 trophy. Shawn retired from gymnastics in 2012 and is married to football free agent Andrew East. She is currently pregnant with her first child.

Season 9: Donny Osmond

Theatrical Donny Osmond was paired with Kym Johnson when he won season 9. He was also the runner up in the first season of FOX’s hit show "The Masked Singer." 

Nicole Scherzinger attends the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards | Getty Images

Nicole Scherzinger attends the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards | Getty Images

Season 10: Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger paired up with Derek and won season 10. The former Pussycat Doll went on to carry on appearing in other reality TV competitions. She also became a judge on "The X Factor" and joined the panels for "Australia’s Got Talent" and "The Masked Singer" for a short period.

Season 11: Jennifer Grey

"Dirty Dancing" actress. Jennifer Grey used her background to bag the season win with partner Derek. Jennifer appeared briefly on "Grey’s Anatomy."

Hines Ward smiles from the field after being introduced at halftime during the Alliance of American Football game  | Getty Images

Hines Ward smiles from the field after being introduced at halftime during the Alliance of American Football game | Getty Images

Season 12: Hines Ward

NFL MVP Hines Ward and partner Kym bagged the season 12 title. The former Pittsburgh Steeler retired from the NFL after the season in 2011. He is currently working as an offensive assistant for the New York Jets.

Season 13: J. R. Martinez

Veteran and "All My Children" star J.R. Martinez and dancer Karina Smirnoff bagged the Mirror Ball Trophy during season 13. J.R. is currently a keynote and motivational speaker and released a New York Times best-selling memoir "Full of Heart: My Story Of Survival, Strength and Spirit" in 2012.

NFL player Donald Driver performs during "A New Day: Concert For A Cause" at Saban Theatre | Getty Images

NFL player Donald Driver performs during "A New Day: Concert For A Cause" at Saban Theatre | Getty Images

Season 14: Donald Driver

Former Green Bay Packer Donald Driver partnered up with Peta Murgatroyd to win the Mirror Ball during season 14. Donald is currently the co-owner of the athletic training company Driven Elite.

Season 15: Melissa Rycroft

Bachelor winner, Melissa Rycroft won the All-Stars season of DWTS with pro Tony Dovolani. The former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader went on to partner with her husband Tye Strickland to launch a podcast "Logically Irrational" in 2018.

 Kellie Pickler attends the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Center | Getty Images

Kellie Pickler attends the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Center | Getty Images

Season 16: Kellie Pickler

Country singer Kellie Pickler and Derek were the season 16 winners. The American Idol winner went on to act in Hallmark movies like "Christmas at Graceland" and "Wedding at Graceland."

Season 17: Amber Riley

"Glee" star Amber Riley won season 17. She then became a member of "Leading Ladies" who debuted in 2017. Amber acted in the West End London stage production of "Dreamgirls."

Brent Bommentre, Meryl Davis, Steven Cousins and John Kerr perform during the second annual "An Evening Of Scott Hamilton & Friends" hosted by Scott Hamilton to benefit The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation | Getty Images

Brent Bommentre, Meryl Davis, Steven Cousins and John Kerr perform during the second annual "An Evening Of Scott Hamilton & Friends" hosted by Scott Hamilton to benefit The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation | Getty Images

Season 18: Meryl Davis

Olympic figure skater Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy won season 18 of DWTS. She competed against her real-life dance partner, Charlie White. Meryl tied the knot with fellow skater Fedor Andreev in 2018. 

Season 19: Alfonso Ribeiro

Alfonso Ribeiro won season 19. The "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor is now hosting "America's Funniest Home Videos" in 2015. 

Rumer Willis attends the premiere of Netflix's "Stranger Things" Season 3  | Getty Images

Rumer Willis attends the premiere of Netflix's "Stranger Things" Season 3 | Getty Images

Season 20: Rumer Willis

Broadway performer, Rumer Willis and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy won season 20. Rumer has gone on to stun judges on "The Masked Singer."  She also appeared in more than 20 episodes of "Empire" and "Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood."

Season 21: Bindi Irwin

Conservationist and TV personality, Bindi Irwin won season 21. Bindi recently got engaged to longtime boyfriend Chandler Powell and works with her mom Terri at the Australia Zoo.

Nyle DiMarco attends the Life Ball 2019 after show party | Getty Images

Nyle DiMarco attends the Life Ball 2019 after show party | Getty Images

Season 22: Nyle DiMarco

"America's Next Top Model" winner Nyle DiMarco and Peta won the Mirror Ball Trophy for season 22. Since appearing on DWTS, Nyle guest-starred on "This Close" and "Station 19." The model is an active Deaf and LGBTQ activist.

Season 23: Laurie Hernandez

"The Human Emoji" Laurie Hernandez won season 23. The Olympic gold medalist took a mental and physical break from gymnastics after the 2016 Olympics. she is set to return to the sport for the 2020 Tokyo team.

Season 24: Rashad Jennings

Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater won season 24. The former NFL running back is the author behind the children's book series "Coin Slot Chronicles." 

Jordan Fisher attends the National Geographic Awards | Getty Images

Jordan Fisher attends the National Geographic Awards | Getty Images

Season 25: Jordan Fisher

Jordan Fisher not only holds the record for the most perfect scores but also bagged the season 25 win.  Jordan went on to host DWTS spinoff show "Dancing With The Stars: Juniors." He also appears in the upcoming Netflix film" To All The Boys I Love Before: P.S. I Still Love You."

Season 26: Addam Rippon

Adam Rippon is the third ice skater to win DWTS.  Adam now hosts his own YouTube series called "Break The Ice." He also made a sneaky appearance in Taylor Swift's "You Need To Calm Down" music video.

Season 27: Bobby Bones

Bobby Bones and partner Sharna Burgess won season 27. Bobby is still working as the hosts "The Bobby Bones Show." He is also an in-house mentor for "American Idol."

icki Lake and dance instructor Derek Hough from the cast of "Dancing With The Stars" | Getty Image / Global Images Ukraine

icki Lake and dance instructor Derek Hough from the cast of "Dancing With The Stars" | Getty Image / Global Images Ukraine

Season 28

Fans are super excited to see who will win season 28 of "Dancing with the Stars."  The show missed the normal spring season screening in 2019 but after last-minute adjustments, it released the first episode on Monday, September 16 at 8:00 PM on ABC.

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