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

List features people like Murphy Cross, Courtney Marit.

While this isn't a list of all female performers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female performers?" and "Who are the best female performers?"
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Performers
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Bette Midler, also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards, and won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Comedian, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Divine Madness, Beaches, Hocus Pocus, Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas

Also Ranked

#72 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#78 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#53 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#39 on The Best Living American Actresses

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Sherry Vine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Performers
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Sherry Vine is an American actor, drag queen, and musician. Vine is the creator and host of She's Living for This, a variety series on here TV. Vine works primarily in New York City and Fire Island, but has also performed across the United States and Europe. He is known for his parodies of popular ...more

Birthplace: Florida, United States of America

Profession: Performer, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: Welcome to New York, A Fairy Tale, Stonewall, The Raspberry Reich

Also Ranked

#22 on The Greatest New York Drag Queens

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Courtney Marit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Performers
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Courtney Marit is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Panama. ...more

Age: 42

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Performer, Entrepreneur, Gymnast

Also Ranked

#45 on One-Time Survivor Castaways We Want Back

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Eugene Domingo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Performers
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Eugene Domingo is a Filipino film and theater actress, comedienne and host. She has performed in lead and supporting roles and in various genres of the film industry. She was popularly known as side-kick of the Philippines Queen of Comedy, Ai-Ai delas Alas in the Ang Tanging Ina series, until she ...more

Age: 45

Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines

Profession: Performer, Comedian, Actor, Presenter

Credits: Here Comes the Bride, Shake, Rattle & Roll 8, Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo, Tanging Ina, + more

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