New Survivor Cast Includes Race Twins, Baseball Bad Boy, Clay Aiken's Ex

Survivor Season 29 Cast

CBS on Wednesday unveiled the nine teams competing on the upcoming 29th season of Survivor — and it’s already clear this island is going to be no paradise.

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Among the lot is former baseball star John Rocker — who famously badmouthed New York City and its gay, culturally diverse residents — and Broadway star Reed Kelly, who was romantically linked to former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken. (Those two should get along swimmingly.)

Keep reading to see all 18 contestants, then drop a comment with your initial thoughts on the bunch.

Drew Christy, 25, a traveling sales rep from Winter Park, Fla.
Alec Christy, 22, a student from Winter Park, Fla.

Jeremy Collins, 36, a firefighter from Foxboro, Mass.
Val Collins, 35, a police officer from Foxboro, Mass.

Reed Kelly, 31, a Broadway performer from New York, N.Y.
Josh Canfield, 32, an actor/singer/writer from New York, N.Y.

Jon Misch, 26, a financial assistant from Waterford, Mich.
Jaclyn Schultz, 25, a media buyer from Las Vegas, Nev.

John Rocker, 39, a former baseball player (Braves, Indians, Rangers and Devil Rays) from Atlanta, Ga.
Julie McGee, 34, a model/spray tan business owner from Atlanta, Ga.

Natalie Anderson, 28, a student and Crossfit coach from Edgewater, N.J.
Nadiya Anderson, 28, a Crossfit coach and project coordinator at Bridge2Peace from Edgewater, N.J.

Keith Nale, 53, a fire captain from Shreveport, La.
Wes Nale, 23, a firefighter from Shreveport, La.

Missy Payne, 47, a cheerleading gym owner from Dallas, Texas
Baylor Wilson, 20, a student from Nashville, Tenn.

Dale Wentworth, 55, a farmer from Ephrata, Wash.
Kelley Wentworth, 28, a marketing manager from Seattle Wash.

The new season of Survivor premieres Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 8/7c on CBS.

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