Meet The Challenge: World Championship cast — who's competing on the show
The series features Challenge vets from across the globe.
In a reality TV first, The Challenge worlds are colliding in the first season of The Challenge: World Championship. The series sees some longtime fan-favorites of the US franchise compete with contestants from The Challenge shows from across the globe. The competitors go head to head to see who can be the last person standing and claim the $500,000 prize.
So who exactly can would-be viewers expect to see competing? Say hello to The Challenge: World Championship cast.
Amber is a The Challenge vet, having competed in three seasons of the show, finally winning the season known as Double Agents. Prior to her stint in the longstanding franchise, she was previously a contestant on Big Brother season 16.
Although he started out on Road Rules: Campus Crawl on MTV, Darrell has become a juggernaut in The Challenge world. He's managed to win the seasons titled The Gauntlet, The Inferno, The Inferno II, Fresh Meat and Champs vs Pros.
Jodi hails from Road Rules: X-Treme. She managed to claim Challenge victory when she won the seasons titled The Gauntlet 2 and The Duel.
Johnny "Bananas" DeVenanzio
Johnny has the distinct honor of not only being the player with the most appearances on The Challenge, but he's also claimed the most victories (eight), winning The Island, The Ruins, Rivals, Battle of the Exes, Free Agents, Rivals III, Champs vs. Stars and Total Madness.
Jonna comes from The Real World: Cancun. While she has also competed in several seasons of The Challenge, she was able to beat her competitors in the seasons known as All Stars 2 and All Stars 3.
Another winner of multiple seasons of The Challenge, Jordan claimed victory during the seasons titled Battle of the Exes II, Dirty 30 and War of the Worlds 2. Prior to The Challenge, he was a cast member on The Real World: Portland.
The former football player made a splash in the reality TV world on Big Brother season 20. Kaycee won The Challenge season known as Spies, Lies & Allies. She may be looking for a bit of redemption after having to leave The Challenge: Ride or Dies early.
KellyAnne is another The Real World alum (The Real World: Sydney). Although she's been featured in a number of Challenge seasons, she's never joined the winner's circle.
Nelson comes from the romantic sector of reality TV, as he was a contestant on Are You the One? season 3. He's never been crowned a Challenge winner from his previous stints on the show.
With the closest she's come to winning was being a finalist in All Stars 3, Nia is hoping she can take this edition of The Challenge. Before her tenure on The Challenge, she was featured in The Real World: Portland.
Theo got his reality TV big break on Love Island UK. In terms of his Challenge experience, it's a little more limited, as he's only starred in The Challenge seasons War of Worlds and War of Worlds 2.
Tori comes from MTV having appeared on Are you the One? season 4. She's competed in nine seasons of The Challenge, having won Ride or Dies.
A former cast member of The Real World: Austin, Wes is a three-time Challenge champion, having claimed victory in The Duel, Rivals II and All Stars 3. In total, he has appeared in 18 seasons of The Challenge.
Yes is another one that got his reality TV start on Road Rules, having starred in Road Rules: Semester at Sea. He managed to win The Challenge 2000 and The Challenge: All Stars.
Ben comes from the world of Survivor. Specifically, he competed in Survivor: Heroes vs Healers vs Hustlers and Survivor: Winners at War. He was also a finalist in The Challenge: USA.
Another Survivor alum, having competed in season 41, Danny comes to The Challenge: World Championship as one of the most recent winners of the show. He claimed victory in The Challenge: USA season 1.
Justine is a familiar face from Love Island USA season 2. When it comes to The Challenge, she was a finalist in The Challenge: USA.
Sarah is relying on her experience from the Survivor franchise to carry her to victory in The Challenge: World Championship. She was also a contestant on The Challenge: USA.
As an Olympic gold medalist in swimming, Emily would seem to have an edge over her competitors. She has also been seen I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Australia season 8, Australian Ninja Warrior season 6 and The Challenge: Australia.
Grant is the first winner of Love Island Australia, along with his mate on the show, Tayla Damir. He also was a contestant on The Challenge: Australia.
Many viewers came to know Kiki from her stints on The Bachelor Australia season 4 and Bachelor in Paradise Australia season 3. She was also crowned the winner of The Challenge: Australia.
Troy showed toughness and grit as a contestant on Australian Ninja Warrior season 3, Australian Ninja Warrior season 4 and Australian Ninja Warrior season 5. Additionally, along with Kiki Morris, he emerged victorious of The Challenge: Australia.
Having starred on Geordie Shore and Celebrity Ex on the Beach UK season 2, Nathan is no novice to reality TV. He was also a finalist in The Challenge: UK.
Tristan hails from the UK and is recognizable to many for his time on Made in Chelsea. He is also the winner of The Challenge: UK.
Making the pivot from The Royal World, Zara joins The Challenge: World Championship cast as a recent finalist on The Challenge: UK.
Although she most recently won The Challenge: UK, Kaz has previously starred in Love Island UK season 4 and Celebrity Ex on the Beach UK season 2 in search of romance and a cash prize.
Benja is actually an actor that rose to prominence for his role in the series Señales. He competed in The Challenge: Argentina.
Rodrigo has made a career of spicing things up in the kitchen as a celebrity chef. However, he's now also been recognized as a finalist in The Challenge: Argentina.
Claudia is an actress who made a big splash starring in Poné a Francella. She was also a finalist on The Challenge: Argentina.
Sofia became a recognizable face after having got her break in the modeling industry. However, she gained a lot more fans after appearing in The Challenge: Argentina as a contestant.
The Challenge: World Championship is now streaming on Paramount Plus.
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