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Famous Female Dancers

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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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