On May 21, 1992, seven strangers stopped being polite and started getting real when The Real World premiered on MTV.
Since then, the show has lasted an amazing 32 seasons, to become the longest-running program in MTV history, and is often credited with launching reality TV. It also launched the careers of countless unknowns, as cast after cast got bit by the fame bug, to varying levels of success. We put together a list of the most accomplished cast members in Real World history.
From professional WWE wrestler Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, to Republican congressman Sean Duffy, to Once Upon a Time‘s Jamie Chung, they all started out on The Real World, for better or worse.
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