From HuffPost Latino Voices
You might not know William Levy right now, but after the March 19 premiere of “Dancing With the Stars,” the telenovela heartthrob will be a household name.
Known in the US for his appearance in Jennifer Lopez’s “I’m Into You” music video, Levy got his start modeling before taking to reality shows. Born William Levy Gutiérrez, the 31-year-old model and actor has appeared in Telemundo’s reality shows “Isla de la Tentación” and “Protagonistas de Novela 2.”
Following those shows, Levy went on to appear in variety of Spanish-language soaps including “Pasión,” “Sortilegio” and most recently, “Triunfo del amor.”
In addition to the Jennifer Lopez video, Levy has appeared as himself in an episode of E!’s “The Soup.” According to Fox News, Levy was offered a role in the male stripper movie “Magic Mike”opposite “White Collar” star Matt Bomer and Channing Tatum, but passed on the role.
Levy topped People En Español’s 50 sexiest men of 2011.
On “Dancing With the Stars,” Levy will be paired with two-time “DWTS” winner Cheryl Burke, who recently helped Rob Kardashian make it to the Top Three.
Click through the slideshow below to see the rest of the Season 14 cast.
“Dancing With the Stars” premieres Mon., March 19, 8 p.m. EST on ABC.
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