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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. Figure skating fans will also enjoy the greatest figure skating pairs of all time and the most famous male 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.

The famous female ice skaters include everyone from Yuna Kim to Tonya Harding. Featuring your favorite 80s, 90s, and current stars of women's figure skating, this list has Olympic skaters, American skaters, and more. 

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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Danielle O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Figure Skaters
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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 ...more

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Age: 25

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Nationality: Australia

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete, Ice dancer

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Nathalie Péchalat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Female Figure Skaters
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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 ...more

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Age: 32

Birthplace: Rouen, France

Nationality: France

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete, Ice dancer

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#55 on The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

#30 on The Best Olympic Athletes from France

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Federica Faiella is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Female Figure Skaters
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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

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Nationality: Italy

Profession: Figure Skater, Ice dancer

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#53 on The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

#70 on The Best Olympic Athletes from Italy

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Cathy Reed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Female Figure Skaters
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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

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Age: 28

Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America, Japan

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete, Ice dancer

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#53 on Famous People Named Cathy or Kathy

#73 on Famous People Whose Last Name Is Reed

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Anna Cappellini is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Female Figure Skaters
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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

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Age: 28

Birthplace: Como, Italy

Nationality: Italy

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete, Ice dancer

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Marissa Castelli is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Female Figure Skaters
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Marissa Castelli is an American pair skater who skates with Mervin Tran. With former partner Simon Shnapir, she is the 2013 Four Continents bronze medalist, the 2009 World Junior bronze medalist, and a two-time U.S. national champion. The pair won a bronze medal in the team event at the 2014 Winter ...more

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Age: 25

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete

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Katherine Copely is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Female Figure Skaters
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Katherine Leigh Copely is an American ice dancer who competed internationally for Lithuania. With partner Deividas Stagniūnas, she is the 2007 Lithuanian national champion and 2006 & 2007 Golden Spin of Zagreb bronze medalist. Copely teamed up with Duke Wensel in 2002. They competed until 2004 on ...more

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Age: 27

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Figure Skater, Ice dancer

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Kaetlyn Osmond is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Female Figure Skaters
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Kaetlyn Osmond is a Canadian figure skater. She is the 2012 Skate Canada champion, the 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy champion and a two-time Canadian national champion. ...more

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Age: 20

Birthplace: Marystown, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete

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