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

List people include Fay Presto, Debbie Leifer and many more. These names of women in magic might sound familiar!

While this isn't a list of all female magicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female magicians?" and "Who are the best female magicians?"
Fay Presto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Fay Presto is a British trans woman who is known as a magician and a member of The Inner Magic Circle. In 2001, Fay Presto played herself in ITV's Emmerdale. In 1998 she was voted ‘Party Entertainer of the Year’ by Tatler Magazine. Other television credits includes Heroes of Magic, Paul Daniel's Secrets, The Late Late Show for RTE, Dinner Dates, The Car's the Star, Trick on 2 and Wogan. Fay was also the sole subject of a BBC2 40 Minutes documentary, "Illusions of Grandeur", about her life. Channel 4 voted her "Bottle Thru Table" trick the 37th Greatest Magic Trick of All Time. In 2012 Presto won the title of The Magic Circle Close-up Magician of the Year 2012. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: United Kingdom

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Dorothy Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Dorothy Dietrich is an American stage magician and escapologist, and the first and only woman to have performed the bullet catch in her mouth. She was also the first woman to perform a straitjacket escape while suspended hundreds of feet in the air from a burning rope. She is the first woman to gain prominence as a female escape artist since the days of Houdini, breaking the glass ceiling for women in the field of escapes and magic. She has been named as one of the top four escape artists in history. The 2006 Columbia Encyclopedia included Dietrich among their "eight most noted magicians of the late 20th century", and entertainment writer Samantha Hart in her definitive book "The Hollywood ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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The Pendragons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Jonathan and Charlotte Pendragon were a husband-and-wife team of American illusionists who called their work "physical grand illusion". They are widely known thanks to numerous national and international television appearances. ...more on Wikipedia

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#29 on The Greatest Famous Magicians

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Misty Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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Misty Lee is an American professional magician. She has also worked as an improv comedian and a voice actress for several animated cartoons. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

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