List of Famous Dancers People

List of Famous Dancers

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

List people range from Britney Spears to Miley Cyrus.

From reputable, prominent, and well known dancers to the lesser known dancers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the dancer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous dancers ever?" and "What are the names of famous dancers?" then you're in the right place. (1793 items)


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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: age 46
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Castle Hill
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, + more
    • Credits: Antz, Ice Age: Continental Drift, American Idol, Out of Sight, Anaconda, + more
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    Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first and second studio albums, ...Baby One More Time ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer, + more
    • Credits: Austin Powers: Goldmember, Crossroads, The Mickey Mouse Club, Britney and Kevin: Chaotic, Pauly Shore Is Dead, + more
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    Miley Cyrus
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    Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her father is country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. She held minor roles in the television series Doc and the film Big Fish in her childhood. In 2006, Cyrus rose to prominence as a teen idol after being cast in the Disney Channel television ...more

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    • Age: age 23
    • Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA
    • Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Dancer
    • Credits: Big Fish, Bolt, Hannah Montana, High School Musical 2, The Last Song, + more
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    Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by her stage name Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion designer. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, her career began upon meeting record producer Evan Rogers in late 2003 through mutual friends; she recorded demo tapes with his guidance. Her tape was sent to ...more

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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Songwriter, Actor, Music artist, Singer
    • Credits: Battleship, Home, Styled to Rock, Styled to Rock
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    Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress and singer. Hudgens rose to prominence playing Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical series. Hudgens has also appeared in various films and television series for the Disney Channel. She had her feature film debut in the 2003 film Thirteen, a teenage ...more

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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Salinas, USA, California
    • Profession: Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Sucker Punch, Thirteen, High School Musical, Spring Breakers, High School Musical 2, + more
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    Eva Longoria
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    Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman. Longoria's career began in 1998, when she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi, and later began entering talent contests that led her to Los Angeles; shortly after, she was spotted and signed by a theatrical ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Desperate Housewives, General Hospital, The Heartbreak Kid, Arthur Christmas, The Young and the Restless, + more
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    Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television series Star Search and The Mickey Mouse Club in her early years. After recording "Reflection", the theme for Disney's ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Shark Tale, The Voice, Get Him to the Greek, Burlesque, MMC, + more
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    Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Bay City
    • Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: A League of Their Own, Dick Tracy, Die Another Day, Vision Quest, Evita, + more
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    Lady Gaga
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    Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer and songwriter. She initially performed in theater, appearing in high school plays, and studied at CAP21 through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before dropping out to pursue a musical ...more

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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Men in Black 3, The Muppets, American Idol, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Muppets Most Wanted, + more
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    Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler is an American actress, model, former professional wrestler and valet who is best known for her work with World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment as a WWE Diva. Keibler was a contestant on the second season of Dancing with the Stars, where she placed third.more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Rosedale, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler, Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor, Dancer
    • Credits: Bubble Boy, Dancing with the Stars, The Comebacks, Pecker, WCW Monday Nitro, + more
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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 studio ...more

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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia
    • Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Model, + more
    • Credits: The Voice, Love in the Time of Cholera, Shakira: Live and Off the Record, El Club de Los Tigritos, Shakira: Laundry Service - Washed and Dried, + more
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    Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 TV advertisements and had roles in theatre and television shows. In 2004, she was cast as Maddie Fitzpatrick in Disney Channel's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, and rose to prominence ...more

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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: USA, West Deal, New Jersey
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Donnie Darko, A Bug's Life, Phineas and Ferb, High School Musical, An All Dogs Christmas Carol, + more
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    Tara Leigh Patrick, better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She gained fame for her appearances in Playboy magazine, on the MTV game show Singled Out, on the TV series Baywatch, and dancing with the Pussycat Dolls, ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: USA, Sharonville, Ohio
    • Profession: Fitness professional, Model, Author, Actor, Voice acting, + more
    • Credits: Scary Movie, Scary Movie 4, Good Burger, Baywatch, Bedtime Stories, + more
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    Victoria Dawn Justice is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She debuted as an actress at the age of 10 and has since appeared in several films and television series including the Nickelodeon series Zoey 101 and Victorious. She has made appearances in several theatrical releases, including ...more

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    • Age: age 22
    • Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Dancer
    • Credits: Victorious, Zoey 101, Fun Size, Unknown, The Garden, + more
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    Catherine Zeta-Jones CBE is a Welsh actress. She began her career on stage at an early age. After starring in a number of British and U.S. television films and small roles in films, which included The Darling Buds of May from 1991 until 1993, she came to prominence with roles in Hollywood movies ...more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Swansea, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Actor, Singer, Dancer
    • Credits: Chicago, Traffic, High Fidelity, Ocean's Twelve, The Terminal, + more
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    Amy Lou Adams is an American actress and singer. Adams began her career on stage performing in dinner theatre and later made her feature film debut in Drop Dead Gorgeous. After moving to Los Angeles and appearing in a series of television guest appearances and roles in B movies, Adams appeared as Brenda ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer, Dancer
    • Credits: Man of Steel, Catch Me If You Can, Enchanted, American Hustle, The Fighter, + more
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    Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American actress, singer, and songwriter who made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends. In 2008, Lovato rose to prominence in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and signed a recording contract with Hollywood Records. She released her debut ...more

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    • Age: age 23
    • Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    • Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, TV Personality, Dancer
    • Credits: Glee, Camp Rock, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, Princess Protection Program, Sonny with a Chance, + more
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    Gwen Stefani
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    Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band No Doubt. During the band's hiatus, Stefani embarked on her solo career, releasing her debut album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. in 2004. Inspired by music of the ...more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: USA, Fullerton, California
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Designer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Zoolander, The Aviator, The Voice, No Doubt: Live in the Tragic Kingdom, Harajuku Lovers Live, + more
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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 family, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)
    • Birthplace: USA, Indiana, Gary
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Men in Black II, Free Willy, Boomerang, Moonwalker, The Wiz, + more
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    Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child. In the late 1990s, Timberlake rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of the ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more
    • Credits: The Social Network, Saturday Night Live, Shrek the Third, Alpha Dog, Bad Teacher, + more
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