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

List people include Fay Presto, Debbie Leifer and many more. These names of women in magic might sound familiar!

While this isn't a list of all female magicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female magicians?" and "Who are the best female magicians?"
Fay Presto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Fay Presto is a British trans woman who is known as a magician and a member of The Inner Magic Circle. In 2001, Fay Presto played herself in ITV's Emmerdale. In 1998 she was voted ‘Party Entertainer of the Year’ by Tatler Magazine. Other television credits includes Heroes of Magic, Paul Daniel's ...more

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Age: 68

Birthplace: United Kingdom

Profession: Magician

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Dorothy Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Dorothy Dietrich is an American stage magician and escapologist, and the first and only woman to have performed the bullet catch in her mouth. She was also the first woman to perform a straitjacket escape while suspended hundreds of feet in the air from a burning rope. She is the first woman to gain ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Magic consultant, Stunt Performer, Historian, Actor Magician, + more

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The Pendragons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Jonathan and Charlotte Pendragon were a husband-and-wife team of American illusionists who called their work "physical grand illusion". They are widely known thanks to numerous national and international television appearances. ...more

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Profession: Magician

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Misty Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Misty Lee is an American professional magician. She has also worked as an improv comedian and a voice actress for several animated cartoons. ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Actor, Voice acting, Magician

Credits: Ultimate Spider-Man

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Magic Babe Ning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Ning Cai, better known as ‘Magic Babe’ Ning, is a Singaporean magician and entrepreneur. She has been recognised by Channel News Asia as "South East Asia's First Professional Female Magician". She is best known for her good looks and the glamour she brings to magic in Asia and her entrepreneurial ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Singapore

Profession: Magician

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Eusapia Palladino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Eusapia Palladino alternate spelling: Paladino; 21 January 1854 – 16 May 1918 was an Italian Spiritualist physical medium. She claimed to possess extraordinary powers such as levitating tables and communicating with the dead through her spirit guide John King, and other related supernatural ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1854-1918)

Birthplace: Minervino Murge, Italy

Profession: Magician

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Kristen Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Kristen Johnson is an award-winning escape artist who works with her husband magician Kevin Ridgeway under the names Living Illusions, Ridgeway & Johnson and Breathless. She was the featured magician on the cover of the June 2009 issue of the magicians' magazine The Linking Ring. ...more

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Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, United States of America

Profession: Magician

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Frances Louise Willard is an American magician. The daughter of magician Harry Willard, who performed as "Willard the Wizard", she began her career at age six as an assistant to her father. After her divorce from Texas newspaper editor Glenn Tucker, with whom she had three children, she married ...more

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Age: 76

Profession: Magician

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