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Ty Murray will be one of the contestants for DWTS season 8. Learn more about Ty Murray:

Ty Murray Rodeo star
Professional partner: Chelsie Hightower

Ty Murray Bio: Ty Murray is a seven-time all-around world rodeo champion and two-time bull-riding world champion. As a kid, Ty was junior all-around rodeo champion in his home state of Arizona nine years in a row, and won his first world all-around title at the age of 19.

Now retired, Ty has more recently been an announcer and served in administrative roles with the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) circuit, which he co-founded in 1992. Ty has also appeared in Miller Lite's "Man Laws" campaign and in two reality TV series, Fast Cars and Superstars and Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge.

Ty married longtime girlfriend and folk singer Jewel in 2008. Jewel will also be appearing on season 8 of Dancing With The Stars, the first time a married couple will compete as celebrity dancers on the show.