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List of famous female disc jockeys, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female disc jockeys list contains the most prominent and top females known for being disc jockeys. There are thousand of females working as disc jockeys in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic disc jockeys have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a disc jockey then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Lauren Laverne to DJ Dolce.

While this isn't a list of all female disc jockeys, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female disc jockeys?" and "Who are the best female disc jockeys?"
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Disc Jockeys
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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer and songwriter. She initially performed in theater, appearing in high school plays, and studied at CAP21 through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before dropping out to pursue a musical career. After leaving a rock band, participating in the Lower East Side's avant garde performance art circuit, and being dropped from a contract with Def Jam Recordings, Gaga worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing. There, recording artist Akon noticed her vocal abilities and helped her to sign a joint deal with Interscope Records and his own KonLive Distribution. Gaga rose to ...more

Age: 29

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Disc Jockeys
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Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedienne, political activist, writer, producer, and television host. Although Goldberg made her film debut in the avant-garde ensemble film Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away, her breakthrough role was playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South in the period drama film The Color Purple. For her performance, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She played Oda Mae Brown – a wacky psychic helping a slain man save his lover – in the romantic fantasy film Ghost, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Goldberg was the second black woman in the history of the Academy Awards to ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

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Lauren Pope is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Disc Jockeys
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Lauren Pope is an English television personality, actress, glamour model, DJ, music producer and entrepreneur. She has appeared in the ITV2 reality series The Only Way Is Essex from the first series in 2010. She was born and raised in Devon. ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Torquay, United Kingdom

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Samantha Ronson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Disc Jockeys
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Samantha Judith Ronson is an English singer-songwriter and DJ who lives in Santa Monica, California. ...more

Age: 40

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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