Bindi Irwin Joins the Dancing With the Stars Season 21 Cast
Wildlife conservationist and actress Bindi Irwin stopped by Good Morning America this morning to announce she's been named the first celebrity dancer in the Season 21 cast of Dancing with the Stars. The 17 year-old Australian has continued the legacy of her parents, Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and Terri Irwin, starring in a series of wildlife shows, including "Bindi: The Jungle Girl," "Bindi's Bootcamp," and "Steve Irwin's Wildlife Warriors." As an actress, Bindi starred in the films Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove and Return to Nim's Island. In 2014, Bindi was awarded the prestigious Australian Geographic Society’s Young Conservationist of the Year, an honor that she dedicated to her late father, Steve Irwin.
Stay tuned to ABC.com for more celebrity cast announcement, and see the final roster of celebrity dancers and their Pro partners WEDNESDAY SEPT 2 on Good Morning America.
WATCH: Watch your favorite Pros do the Nae Nae!
In other Dancing with the Stars news, the Pros were back on the dance floor preparing for Season 21 and ABC's Good Morning America was there to get a first look with past Mirror Ball champions Derek Hough, Mark Ballas and returning fan favorite Karina Smirnoff. Witney Carson, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Allison Holker, Artem Chigvintsev, Peta Murgatroyd, Sharna Burgess also hit the dance floor to rehearse the opening number for the Season 21 Premiere, which airs MONDAY SEPT 14 8|7c on ABC.
WATCH: Rumer Willis and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy perform their perfect freestyle dance in the season 20 finale.