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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 Time and Oops!... I Did It Again, became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" broke international sales records. In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads. She assumed creative control of her ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

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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 series Hannah Montana, in which she portrayed the starring character Miley Stewart. After signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2007, Cyrus released her debut studio album Meet Miley Cyrus. It was certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for exceeding four million shipments, and produced the hit single "See You Again". In 2008, Cyrus released ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 25

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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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 several record labels, and she subsequently signed a contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for its then-president, hip-hop producer and rapper Jay-Z. Both her debut album, Music of the Sun and its follow-up A Girl Like Me peaked in the top ten on the US Billboard 200; the former featured the commercially successful song "Pon de Replay" while the latter produced her first Billboard Hot ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

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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 drama in which Hudgens had a supporting role. She had mainstream success following the release of the High School Musical trilogy, and her relationship with co-star Zac Efron was heavily publicized. Her appearance in the series helped make her a household name. Songs from the films also charted worldwide, with the song "Breaking Free" peaking inside the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. This led to ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States of America

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