12. Opera stunner Katherine Jenkins, 31, is a beauty from Wales who once performed on the show. The talented crooner, who’s sold millions of albums and made tens of millions of dollars doing so, will try and transcend her grace to dance alongside good-lookin’ Mark Ballas. 2. With plans having fallen through to turn Ernest Hemingway’s boyhood home into a cultural center, the formidable 4,200-sq-ft house in Oak Park, IL has been listed for sale. According to the Chicago Tribune, the listing marks the end of the Hemingway Foundation’s efforts to revive the place where the great American writer lived from age 6 until 18, and an opportunity for a literature lover to take up a writer’s residence.
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