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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!

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  • Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Dancers
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    Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. Her accolades include five Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Aguilera ranked at number 58 on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time in 2008, and was included on Time's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013. With estimated sales of 75 million records, she is one of the world's best-selling music artists. Born in Staten Island of New York City and raised in Pennsylvania, Aguilera appeared on television shows in her early years before gaining a recording contract with RCA Records... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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  • Madonna is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Dancers
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    Madonna Louise Ciccone (, Italian: [tʃikˈkoːne]; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Referred to as the "Queen of Pop" since the 1980s, Madonna is known for pushing the boundaries of songwriting in mainstream popular music and for the imagery she uses onstage and in music videos. She has frequently reinvented her music and image while maintaining autonomy within the recording industry. Although having sparked controversy, her works have been praised by music critics. Madonna is often cited as an influence by other artists. Born and raised in Michigan, Madonna moved to New York City in 1978 to pursue a career in modern dance. After performing... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Dancers
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    Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is known for her unconventionality, provocative work and visual experimentation. Gaga began performing as a teenager, singing at open mic nights and acting in school plays. She studied at Collaborative Arts Project 21, through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, before dropping out to pursue a music career. When Def Jam Recordings canceled her contract, she worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, where Akon helped her sign a joint deal with Interscope Records and his own label KonLive Distribution in 2007. She rose to... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
  • Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler (born October 14, 1979) is an American actress, dancer and model, as well as a former cheerleader and retired professional wrestler, specifically known for her work with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Keibler was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars: season two, where she placed third. She has also appeared on other ABC series such as What About Brian, George Lopez, and October Road, as well as the 100th episode of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother as a bartender and on the USA Network show Psych. Keibler has also modeled, appearing in both Maxim and Stuff magazines.She began her professional wrestling career as a... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Rosedale, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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