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This list of famous female dancers is ranked by their level of prominence, with photos when available. This greatest female dancers list contains the most prominent and top women dancers to have ever busted a move. You might also be interested in celebrities who stared as backup dancers and these funny GIFs of people dancing horribly. There are thousands of females working as dancers in the world, but this list highlights only the most famous women dancers. Women dancers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a girl aspiring to be a dancer then the famous professional dancers below should give you inspiration.

No list of famous dancers would be complete without famous girl dancers like Sofia Boutella and Julianne Hough. Many of these popular women are also singers, musicians, and actresses who dance.  

While this isn't a list of all female dancers, it does feature over 800 names of famous dancers, many of them famous female dancers in history. Who are the most famous female dancers? Who are the best female dancers? Take a look below, you might even find a few famous Hollywood dancers and famous African American female dancers, too!

Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female 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

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

Also Ranked

#38 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#28 on The Best Current Female Singers

#92 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female 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

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

Also Ranked

#44 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#29 on The Best Current Female Singers

#20 on The Most Musically Gifted Children of Musicians

#21 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepmom

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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female 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

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

Also Ranked

#9 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#7 on The Best Current Female Singers

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

#94 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

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Vanessa Hudgens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female 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

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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#46 on Natural Beauties Who Don't Need No Make-Up

#17 on The Best Asian Actresses in Hollywood History

#23 on Celebrities You'd Want To Go To Vegas With

#54 on The Greatest Non-White Actresses

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