RUNNER-UP: Marlee MatlinActress Marlee Matlin, who lost most of her hearing at 18 months old, became the youngest women to win a Best Actress Oscar, at the age of 21, for her role in in 1986's "Children of a Lesser God." She also portrayed a deaf lesbian on "The L Word" and appeared on "Dancing with the Stars."
Meat LoafFired in the 11th episode on May 15, 2011.
Grammy-winning rocker Meat Loaf shot onto the musical landscape with 1977's "Bat Out of Hell," which has sold more than 43 million copies. He's also appeared in films including "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," "Fight Club" and "Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny."
Lil JonFired in the 11th episode on May 15, 2011.
Rapper Lil John is best known for his solo work and for being a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. He's also produced songs with artists including Usher, Ciara, The Ying Yang Twins, E-40, and LMFAO.
Star JonesFired in the 10th episode on May 8, 2011.
Lawyer and TV personality Star Jones is best known for her role as a former co-host of "The View," where she appeared for nine years. She also had her own show on TruTV (formerly Court TV), has done red carpet commentary for E! and written two books.
Ne Ne LeakesQuit the show in the 10th episode on May 8, 2011.
Ne Ne Leakes is one of the stars of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." She is also the author of "Never Make the Same Mistake Twice" and has served as a guest panelist on "The Insider."
La Toya JacksonFired in the eighth episode on April 24, 2011, then reinstated in the competition on May 1, 2011 and fired again in the 10th episode on May 8, 2011.
La Toya Jackson is the older sister of music icons Janet Jackson and the late Michael Jackson. She had a music career of her own throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and has appeared on TV shows such as "Armed & Famous" and "Celebrity Big Brother."
Hope DworaczykFired in the ninth episode on May 1, 2011.
Model Hope Dworaczyk was named 2010's Playmate of the Year by Playboy magazine. Dworaczyk is also the host and co-producer for Inside Fashion on television in Canada for the E! channel. Her runway work has included Balenciaga, Leila Rose, Rosa Cha and Miss Sixty.
Gary BuseyFired in the seventh episode on April 17, 2011.
Actor Gary Busey was nominated for an Academy Award for his role 1978's "The Buddy Holly Story." His other film credits include "Rookie of the Year," "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," "The Firm," "Point Break," and "Black Sheep." Busey has also appeared as himself on HBO's "Entourage."
Mark McGrathFired in the sixth episode on April 10, 2011.
Mark McGrath is best known as the frontman for the rock band Sugar Ray. He also was the host of "Extra!" from 2004-2008 and hosted the 2010 edition of "Don't Forget the Lyrics!"
Richard HatchFired in the fifth episode on April 3, 2011.
Richard Hatch won the first season of CBS' "Survivor," and later went to prison for failing to pay taxes on the $1 million prize he won on the show. He competed again on "Survivor: All Stars" in 2004, but was voted off in the fifth round.
Jose CansecoQuit in the fifth episode on April 3, 2011.
Jose Canseco is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and designated hitter. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1986 and Most Valuable After retiring from baseball, he appeared on season five of "The Surreal Life" and wrote a tell-all book, "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big."
Dionne WarwickFired in the fourth episode on March 27, 2011.
Grammy-winning singer Dionne Warwick is best known for her Burt Bacharach/Hal David recordings including "Walk on By," "Promises, Promises," "A House is Not a Home" and "Alfie." Her 1982 album "Heartbreaker" became an international smash hit. She also lent her voice to the AIDS benefit single "That's What Friends Are For" alongside Gladys Knight, Elton John, and Stevie Wonder.
Niki TaylorFired in the third episode on March 20, 2011.
Niki Taylor was the youngest model to ever sign a six-figure deal, and became the first spokesmodel younger than 18 to sign a major contract with CoverGirl cosmetics. She has appeared on the covers of magazines from Vogue to the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. She also co-hosted the Bravo series "Make Me a Supermodel."
Lisa RinnaFired in the second episode on March 13, 2011.
TV host and actress Lisa Rinna is best known for her roles on "Days of Our Lives" and "Melrose Place." She also competed in the second season of "Dancing with the Stars" and filmed a reality show for TVLand with husband Harry Hamlin, called "Harry Loves Lisa."
David CassidyFired in the first episode on March 6, 2011.
Former teen idol David Cassidy is best known for his role as Keith Partridge on "The Partridge Family." He also had a successful musical career. Most recently, he co-starred alongside his brother Patrick in the short-lived ABC Family series "Ruby & The Rockits."