Skip To Content
    Updated on May 1, 2020. Posted on Apr 30, 2020

    There Are Only 5 Contestants Left On "The Masked Singer" — Here Are 12 Guesses As To Who They Could Be

    We've done our research.

    So it's just about that time again for all you Masked Singer fans out there.

    Fox

    After 13 delightfully musical episodes AND a sing-a-long special, we're now down to the final five contestants.

    Fox

    Turtle, Frog, Kitty, Night Angel, and Rhino are our last lucky contestants.

    But who's really under those last five masks?????

    Fox

    So after doing some internet digging, here's who could possibly be in that final five.

    Fox

    1. Jesse McCartney

    Leon Bennett / Getty Images

    Why it could be him: 1) Turtle has said that during the beginning of his career he was surrounded by "hungry newcomers" and there was a chalkboard with "Don’t Rave Ever At My School, Turtle" — both could be references to the beginning of his career in a boy band called Dream Street.

    2) The clue package also showed a map of South Korea with a special emphasis on Seoul — possibly a nod to Jesse's iconic hit "Beautiful Soul."

    2. Joey McIntyre

    Jason Kempin / Getty Images

    Why it could be him: 1) When Turtle showed the judges the contents of his bag during Week 10, there was a luggage tag that said "Never Keep Open This Bag" — possibly referencing his time in New Kids On the Block.

    2) The clue package also showed Turtle grilling up burgers, which miiiiiiight be to establish Turtle's connection to Jenny McCarthy and her husband Donnie Wahlberg (owner of Wahlburgers and former New Kids On the Block member).

    3) Turtle also references "Step By Step," and iconic NKOTB hit.

    3. Nick or Drew Lachey

    Bryan Bedder / Getty Images

    Why it could be them: 1) One of the clues was a baseball bat and Nick owns a baseball team.

    2) Turtle has said he's not a dancer, and Drew was in 98 Degrees, a boy band better known for their musical talents and not for their dancing.

    3) There are a TON of references to Turtle being a teen heartthrob.

    Fox

    4. Taraji P. Henson

    Michael Loccisano / Getty Images

    Why it could be her: 1) Night Angel repeatedly talks about building and hustling to create her empire — which could reference Taraji's show Empire and 2005 movie Hustle & Flow.

    2) The clue package also showed Night Angel saying one thing she was "determined not to miss" was getting her diploma, and there was an astronomy quiz nearby, which the judges believe could refer to Taraji's role in Hidden Figures.

    5. Kandi Burruss

    Paras Griffin / Getty Images

    Why it could be her: 1) The clue package showed three tough-looking grandmas, which may have been a nod to Kandi's restaurant Old Lady Gang.

    2) Night Angel's friend talked about how she missed a lot of school and prom because of her career. Kandi has also spoken about having to miss prom and almost missing high school graduation because of her involvement in the band Xscape.

    Fox

    6. Lucy Hale

    Rodin Eckenroth / Getty Images

    Why it could be her: 1) The clue package showed hints about wizards and a red cape — Lucy appeared on Wizards of Waverly Place and the Red Coat was a major character on Pretty Little Liars.

    2) Kitty is also shown sewing and Lucy currently plays an aspiring fashion designer on Katy Keene.

    3) There was also a Christmas clue, and Lucy has starred in a Hallmark Christmas movie.

    7. Jackie Evancho

    Astrid Stawiarz / Getty Images

    Why it could be her: 1) Kitty said she got her start from Robert Redford and Jackie's first acting role was in his movie The Company You Keep.

    2) Kitty gave Robin Thicke a friendship bracelet that said "fireworks" and said the first time they met it was "lit," which might refer to the 2011 Grove Christmas Tree Lighting and fireworks show, where they both performed.

    8. Sarah Hyland

    Mike Coppola / Getty Images

    Why it could be her: 1) The clue package showed a shattering rose, which might be a nod to Sarah's fiancé Wells Adams, whose claim to fame came from The Bachelorette.

    2) Kitty has hinted that she was a child star and the clue package showed a bunch of theater references. Sarah made her Broadway debut at 16 and has been acting since she was about 7.

    Fox

    9. Bow Wow

    Cindy Ord / Getty Images

    Why it could be him: 1) The clue package showed a 1996 Olympics poster and it might be a nod to Bow Wow's home in Atlanta. The number 13 is shown a lot too, which was the age Bow Wow was when his career began.

    2.) There was also $106 and a basketball shown in the clue package, which might be references to 106 & Park, a show he hosted, and Like Mike, a movie he starred in.

    3.) There were a ton of "prince" references which actually might refer to Bow Wow's single, "Prince of Darkness."

    10. Alfonso Ribeiro

    Jc Olivera / Getty Images

    Why it could be him: 1) The "prince" clues might refer to his show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and the 1996 clue might refer to the year the show ended.

    2.) There was also a $19 clue, which could be a nod to when Alfonso won the 19th season of Dancing with the Stars.

    3.) Frog gave T-Pain a friendship bracelet that said "All I Do Is Win," which might be referencing both of them winning reality shows — T-Pain won The Masked Singer and Alfonso won Dancing with the Stars.

    Fox

    11. Sam Hunt

    Michael Loccisano / Getty Images

    Why it could be him: 1) There are a ton of sports references and Sam used to play football.

    2) The clues talk about "faith" and he's written songs about faith and spirituality. He's also performed at the Grand Ole Opry.

    3) The clues also have repeatedly shown motorcycles — Sam has a motorcycle.

    12. Barry Zito

    Rick Diamond / Getty Images

    Why it could be him: 1) One of Rhino's clues mentioned giants, and Barry played for the San Francisco Giants.

    2) There was also a clue that showed the state of Missouri with a crown on top of it — Barry is married to former Miss Missouri, Amber Marie Seyer.

    3) The clues also showed a Grand Ole Opry hint and Barry once played in a charity softball game where his team represented the Opry.

    4) He also cowrote a song called "Butterflies," which might be why one of the clue packages showed a bunch of butterflies.

    Who do YOU think is under these masks? Let us know in the comments. And don't forget to watch The Masked Singer on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Fox.