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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)
Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Dancers
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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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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Dancers
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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 ...more

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Age: 35

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter Television producer, + more

Credits: Bridesmaids, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Spring Breakers, Knocked Up

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#25 on The Best Current Female Singers

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#16 on Celebrities Who Just Seem Crazy to You

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Dancers
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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: 24

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Voice acting Dancer

Credits: Bolt, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, The Last Song, Hannah Montana: The Movie

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#35 on The Best Current Female Singers

#14 on Celebrities Who Just Seem Crazy to You

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#54 on The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years

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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Dancers
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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: 29

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

Profession: Fashion designer, Songwriter, Actor, Music artist Singer

Credits: The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph, 21, I Love You Man

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#9 on The Best Current Female Singers

#92 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#28 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#88 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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Vanessa Hudgens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Dancers
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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: 28

Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Singer

Credits: Spring Breakers, High School Musical, Sucker Punch, Thirteen

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#28 on The Best Asian Actresses in Hollywood History

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#50 on The Greatest Non-White Actresses

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Eva Longoria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Dancers
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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 ...more

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Age: 42

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model Actor, + more

Credits: Desperate Housewives, The Young and the Restless, Harsh Times, The Sentinel

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#39 on The Best Actors to Start Their Careers on Soaps

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#7 on The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

#6 on Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Dancers
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Christina MarĂ­a 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 ...more

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Age: 36

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

Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Actor, + more

Credits: Get Smart, Moulin Rouge, Burlesque, Tony Bennett: An American Classic

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#20 on The Best Singers of All Time

#6 on The Best Current Female Singers

#7 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#7 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Dancers
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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: 58

Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Madonna: Truth or Dare, Desperately Seeking Susan, Dick Tracy, Evita

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#9 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#51 on The Best Singers of All Time

#22 on The Best Current Female Singers

#19 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

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