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Who Is Brant Daugherty on Dancing With the Stars? 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Season 17’s Hunk

Here at Wetpaint Entertainment, we jumped for joy when we found out Brant Daugherty is part of the Dancing With the Stars Season 17 cast, but we know that not all DWTS fans are as familiar with this hunky actor as we are. While everyone with eyes can see how hot he is, we've got some more info about Brant for those of you who want to get to know this 28-year-old a little better before the season starts.

1. He's known for Pretty Little Liars, Army Wives, and Days of Our Lives. Brant hits two key DWTS categories: Soap lovers and that coveted younger audience DWTS is always seeking. He came to our attention on ABC Family hit Pretty Little Liars, where he played sketchy bad-boy Noel Kahn. He hasn't been seen in Rosewood this season, but he's been busy playing the recurring role of Brian on Days of Our Lives, and Patrick Clarke on Army Wives.

2. He's from Ohio. Brant was born in Mason, Ohio. He went to college in Chicago (at Columbia College Chicago) before moving to LA to pursue his career.

3. As of 2010, he didn't watch DWTS. In this video from 2010, Brant admitted that he didn't watch Dancing With the Stars. We wonder if he's become a fan since then? Either way, we bet he watched some episodes after signing on to the show!

Are you excited to see Brant on DWTS? Sound off in the comments below!

Catch the Dancing With the Stars Season 17 premiere on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.