Celebrity Family Feud is back this summer with an all-new season. The season 9 premiere kicks off with a new bunch of famous faces playing for the charities of their choice. On July 9, the cast of Yellowjackets led by Christina Ricci and Samantha Hanratty, as well as Gayle King and Sophia Bush Hughes will battle it out to see who wins the grand prize. Get details on their teams below, plus see photos from the season 9 premiere.
Team Adult Yellowjackets, playing for GLAAD:
Christina Ricci is an actress known for portraying edgy, eccentric characters in film and television. Notables include The Addams Family movies, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles limited series, as well as films like Sleepy Hollow and Monster. Most recently, Ricci stars in the hit Showtime series Yellowjackets. Fans may have also seen her in the popular Netflix show Wednesday. Christina was married to James Heerdegen with whom she has a son. Since 2021, she’s married to Mark Hampton and they have a daughter together.
Team Young Yellowjackets, playing for GLAAD:
Jasmin Savoy Brown
Samantha “Sammi” Hanratty is an actress who’s been in the industry since she was a child. After booking guest spots on shows such as That’s So Raven and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Samantha pivoted to more mature television and film roles. Those include Seeds of Yesterday, Countdown, Salem, Shameless and Grand Hotel. Since 2021, Hanratty’s been a part of the main cast of Showtime’s Yellowjackets. That same year, she and boyfriend Christian DeAnda became engaged.
Gayle King vs. Sophia Bush
Team Gayle King, playing for Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO):
Gayle King is a TV personality and broadcaster for CBS News. She co-hosted CBS Mornings and before that, CBS This Morning. She also works with O, The Oprah Magazine. In April 2023, it was announced that King will co-host with Charles Barkley on the weekly primetime show King Charles. Gayle is a close friend of Oprah Winfrey. From 1982-1993, King was married to Bill Bumpus. They share two children, a son and daughter.
Team Sophia Bush Hughes, playing for Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan:
Sophia Bush Hughes
Sophia Bush Hughes is an actress best known for One Tree Hill. Other notables include Chicago PD, Good Sam, Incredibles 2 and John Tucker Must Die. Upcoming for Bush Hughes is the 2024 film Junction. This year, she made her theater debut in 2:22 A Ghost Story. In addition, Sophia hosts the Drama Queens podcast with former OTH co-stars Hilarie Burton and Bethany Joy Lenz. She also hosted the Work in Progress podcast, cofounded Fashionkind and works with I Am a Voter. The 41-year-old just celebrated her birthday on July 8. Sophia was married to Chad Michael Murray from 2005-2006. In 2022, she married Grant Hughes.
Photos from Celebrity Family Feud Season 9 Premiere
The teams are joined by host Steve Harvey in the photos below. As always, they are trying to guess what the “survey said” with the most popular answers. Judging by the photos, each team is having a blast competing on season 9 of Celebrity Family Feud! Check out the photos of the Yellowjackets cast, Gayle King and Sophia Bush Hughes’ teams now.
Season 9 of Celebrity Family Feud premieres on Sunday July 9 at 9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT, on ABC. The episode will be available on demand or next day on Hulu as well.
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