List Photo:  uploaded by Reference

sports List of Famous Figure Skaters

36k views 463 items Embed
List of famous figure skaters, both current and historical, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top figure skaters in the world? This includes the most prominent figure skaters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable figure skaters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic figure skaters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned figure skaters.

The list of famous ice skaters ranges from Yuna Kim to Johnny Weir and more. Featuring famous ice skaters in history and now, this list has many recognizable names of the figure skating world. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known figure skaters to the lesser known figure skaters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the figure skater field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous figure skaters ever?" and "What are the names of famous figure skaters?" then you're in the right place.
Julie Benz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Julie M. Benz is an American actress, known for her roles as Darla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel and Rita Bennett on Dexter, for which she won the 2006 Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is currently starring as Mayor Amanda Rosewater on the Syfy series Defiance. ...more

More About

Age: 44

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Figure Skater, Actor, Presenter

Credits: Dexter, Rambo, Saw V, Defiance

see more on Julie Benz
Katarina Witt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License

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

More About

Age: 51

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, + more

Also Ranked

#16 on The Best Female Athletes of All Time

see more on Katarina Witt
Analeigh Tipton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
Photo: Freebase

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

More About

Age: 28

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Profession: Figure Skater, Fashion Model, Actor

Credits: Crazy, Stupid, Love., Warm Bodies Lucy, + more

see more on Analeigh Tipton
Tanith Belbin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY

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

More About

Age: 32

Birthplace: Kingston, Canada

Profession: Figure Skater, Ice dancer

Credits: Battle of the Blades, Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games, Turin 2006: XX Olympic Winter Games, Celebrity Moments

see more on Tanith Belbin
Johnny Weir is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

John Garvin "Johnny" Weir is an American figure skater. He is the 2008 World bronze medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, the 2001 World Junior Champion, and a three-time U.S. national champion. ...more

More About

Age: 32

Birthplace: Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete

Credits: Vancouver 2010: Winter Olympics Highlights

Also Ranked

#59 on Athletes Who Should Get a Reality Show

see more on Johnny Weir
Dorothy Hamill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Dorothy Stuart Hamill is a retired American figure skater. She is the 1976 Olympic champion in ladies' singles and the 1976 World champion. ...more

More About

Age: 60

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

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, + more

Also Ranked

#89 on The Greatest Left-Handed Athletes of All Time

see more on Dorothy Hamill
Ashley Wagner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License

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. ...more

More About

Age: 25

Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete

see more on Ashley Wagner
Kiira Korpi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA

Kiira Linda Katriina Korpi is a Finnish figure skater. She is a three-time European medalist, the 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard champion, the 2012 Rostelecom Cup champion, a two-time Cup of China medalist, and a four-time Finnish national champion. ...more

More About

Age: 28

Birthplace: Tampere, Finland

Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete

Credits: ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2006

see more on Kiira Korpi