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TRENDING List of Famous Choreographers

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List of famous choreographers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top choreographers in the world? This includes the most prominent choreographers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable choreographers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic choreographers 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 choreographers.

List of popular dance choreographers includes Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul and more. Featuring celebrity choreographers and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known choreographers to the lesser known choreographers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the choreographer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous choreographers ever?" and "What are the names of famous choreographers?" then you're in the right place. 
Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry following a minor role in the 1986 film My Little Girl, to the dismay of her Puerto ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Castle Hill, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson Songwriter, + more

Credits: Out of Sight, Maid in Manhattan, Monster-in-Law, American Idol

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Shakira is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira released her first ...more

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Age: 40

Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Musician, Singer-songwriter Model, + more

Credits: Love in the Time of Cholera, 27 Dresses, From Prada to Nada, Camino

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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson ...more

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Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Musician Film Producer, + more

Credits: This Is It, Michael Jackson: Thriller, The Wiz, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory

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Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Anna Mae Bullock, known by her stage name Tina Turner, is a singer, dancer, actress, and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards. Born and raised in the Southeastern United States, she is now a Swiss citizen. She began her ...more

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Age: 77

Birthplace: Nutbush, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Choreographer, Author, Actor Singer, + more

Credits: GoldenEye, Tina Turner: Live in Amsterdam, What's Love Got to Do with It, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

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Paula Abdul is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Paula Julie Abdul is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 before rising to prominence in the 1980s as ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: San Fernando, California, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Choreographer, Actor Music video director, + more

Credits: American Idol, Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2, BrĂ¼no, The X Factor

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Liza Minnelli is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Liza May Minnelli is an American actress and singer best known for her portrayal of Sally Bowles in the 1972 musical film Cabaret which won her an Academy Award for Best Actress. Born to film actress and singer Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli, Liza Minnelli never went on to become a ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Choreographer, Actor, Singer, Dancer

Credits: Cabaret, That's Entertainment!, Sex and the City 2, Liza with a Z

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Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, voice actor, and choreographer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii by a family of musicians, Mars began making music at a young age and performed in various musical venues in ...more

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Age: 31

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Choreographer Actor, + more

Credits: Friends with Benefits, Just Go with It, The Hangover, Rio 2

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#24 on The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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Gene Kelly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen. Best known today for his performances in films such as An ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1912-1996)

Birthplace: Highland Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Choreographer, Actor Singer, + more

Credits: Singin' in the Rain, On the Town, An American in Paris, That's Entertainment Part II

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