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Famous Female Figure Skaters

List of famous female figure skaters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female figure skaters list contains the most prominent and top females known for being figure skaters. There are thousand of females working as figure skaters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic figure skaters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a figure skater then the people below should give you inspiration.

People include everyone from Anna Jurkiewicz to Vanessa James.

While this isn't a list of all female figure skaters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female figure skaters?" and "Who are the best female figure skaters?"


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    Katarina Witt is a retired German figure skater. Witt won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second in 1988 at the Calgary Olympics. She is a four-time World champion and twice World silver medalist. A feat only equalled by Sonja Henie among female ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Staaken, Germany
    • Profession: Businessperson, Figure Skater, Model, Actor, Artist
    • Credits: Jerry Maguire, Ronin, The Ice Princess, Carmen on Ice, Figure Skating Superstars: Katarina Witt and Friends + 4 more
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    Analeigh Christian Tipton is an American figure skater, actress, and fashion model, most noted for placing third on Cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model and for her roles in the films Crazy, Stupid, Love and Warm Bodies. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Fashion Model, Actor
    • Credits: Warm Bodies, Crazy, Stupid, Love., The Green Hornet + 7 more
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    Tanith Jessica Louise Belbin is a Canadian-American ice dancer. Though born in Canada, she holds dual citizenship and has competed for the United States since she began skating with Benjamin Agosto in 1998. With Agosto, Belbin is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, four-time World medalist, three-time ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Canada
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Ice dancer
    • Credits: Frosted Pink
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    Dorothy Stuart Hamill is a retired American figure skater. She is the 1976 Olympic champion in ladies' singles and the 1976 World champion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Actor, Athlete
    • Credits: Blades of Glory, Dancing with the Stars, Skating with Celebrities, Romeo and Juliet on Ice, The Dorothy Hamill Special + 1 more
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    Ashley Elisabeth Wagner is an American figure skater. She is the 2012 Four Continents champion, a three-time Grand Prix Final medalist, winner of three Grand Prix events, and a three-time U.S. national champion. Her highest World Championship placement is fourth in 2012. She was named to the U.S. team ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 24
    • Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
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    Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue is a Canadian ice dancer who competes together with Scott Moir. Virtue and Moir are the 2010 Olympic champions, the 2014 Olympic silver medalist, the 2010 and 2012 World champions, the 2008 & 2012 Four Continents champions, the 2006 World Junior champions and six-time ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: London, Canada
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
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    Kim Yuna is a South Korean former figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic champion and 2014 silver medalist in ladies' singles; the 2009, 2013 World champion; the 2009 Four Continents champion; a three-time Grand Prix Final champion; the 2006 World Junior champion; the 2005 Junior Grand Prix Final ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 25
    • Birthplace: Bucheon, South Korea
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
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    Alissa Czisny is an American former competitive figure skater. She is the 2010 Grand Prix Final champion, a two-time Skate Canada champion, the 2011 Skate America champion, and a two-time U.S. national champion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Bowling Green, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater
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    Peggy Gail Fleming is an American figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies' singles and a three-time World Champion. Fleming has been a television commentator on figure skating for over 20 years, including several Winter Olympic Games. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 67
    • Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
    • Credits: Blades of Glory, Olympic Figure Skating: Greatest Performances in History: Vol. 2, Skating Through Time: Vol. 1
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    Meryl Elizabeth Davis is an American ice dancer. With partner Charlie White, she is the 2014 Olympic Champion, a two-time World champion, the 2010 Olympic silver medalist, two-time World silver medalist, five-time Grand Prix Final champion, three-time Four Continents champion and six-time U.S. national ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars
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    Sonja Henie was a Norwegian figure skater and film star. She was a three-time Olympic Champion in Ladies' Singles, a ten-time World Champion and a six-time European Champion. Henie won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies' figure skater. At the height of her acting career she was one of ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 57 (1912-1969)
    • Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Actor
    • Credits: Wintertime, Thin Ice, Sun Valley Serenade, The Countess of Monte Cristo, My Lucky Star + 7 more
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    Sarah Meier is a Swiss figure skater. She is the 2011 European champion, a two-time European silver medalist, the 2006 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, and an eight-time Swiss national champion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Bülach, Switzerland
    • Profession: Figure Skater
    • Credits: ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2006
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    Laura Anneli Lepistö is a Finnish former figure skater. She is the 2010 World bronze medalist, the 2009 European Champion and 2008 and 2010 Finnish national champion. After missing two seasons with various injuries, Lepistö announced in March 2012 that she would not return to competitive skating. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Espoo, Finland
    • Profession: Figure Skater
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    Vanessa Crone is a Canadian ice dancer. She skated with Paul Poirier from 2001 to 2011, becoming the 2010 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, 2011 Four Continents bronze medalist, 2008 World Junior silver medalist, and 2011 Canadian national champion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 25
    • Birthplace: Aurora, Canada
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Ice dancer
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    Amanda Evora is an American pair skater. She competed with Mark Ladwig. They are two-time U.S. silver medalists, 2012 U.S. bronze medalists and two-time U.S. pewter medalists. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Coach
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    Danielle O'Brien is an Australian ice dancer. With partner Gregory Merriman, she is a six-time Australian senior national champion and three-time junior national champion. They have competed at the World Championships and Four Continents Championships since 2008, and have competed at three World Junior ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 25
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete, Ice dancer
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    Nathalie Péchalat is a French ice dancer. With partner Fabian Bourzat, she is a two-time World bronze medalist, a two-time European champion, and a five-time French national champion. They have won five medals at the Grand Prix Final and thirteen other Grand Prix medals, including three golds at Cup of ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Rouen, France
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete, Ice dancer
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    Federica Faiella is an Italian former competitive ice dancer. With partner Massimo Scali, she is the 2010 World bronze medalist, 2009 & 2010 European silver medalist, and six-time Italian national champion. They won eleven Grand Prix medals. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Ice dancer
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    Cathy Reed is an American-born Japanese ice dancer. With her brother Chris Reed, she is a five-time Japanese national champion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete, Ice dancer
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    Anna Cappellini is an Italian ice dancer. With partner Luca Lanotte, she is the 2014 World champion, the 2014 European champion, a seven-time medalist on the Grand Prix series, and a three-time Italian national champion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Como, Italy
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete, Ice dancer
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