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List of famous female sex workers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female sex workers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being sex workers. For more trivia on sex workers, check out this all time list of infamous killer prostitutes and politicians who were caught with prostitutes (celebrities caught with hookers are here). There are thousand of females working as sex workers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic sex workers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a sex worker then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list of women sex workers includes Mata Hari, Annie Sprinkle, Sunny Lane, and more. Featuring images of the girls, this list has them all! 

While this isn't a list of all female sex workers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female sex workers?" and "Who are the best female sex workers?"

Mata Hari is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Sex Workers
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Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Frisian exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy and executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 41 (1876-1917)

Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Nationality: Netherlands

Profession: Exotic dancer, Sex worker, Spy

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Barbara Payton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Sex Workers
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Barbara Lee Payton was an American film actress best known for her stormy social life and eventual battles with alcohol and drug addiction. Her life has been the subject of several books including Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye: The Barbara Payton Story, by John O'Dowd, L.A. Despair: A Landscape of Crimes and Bad Times, by John Gilmore, and B Movie: A Play in Two Acts, by Michael B. Druxman. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 40 (1927-1967)

Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Pin-up girl, Actor

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Aspasia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Sex Workers
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Aspasia was an influential immigrant to Athens who was the lover and partner of the statesman Pericles. The couple had a son Pericles the Young, but the full details of the couple's marital status are unknown. According to Plutarch, her house became an intellectual centre in Athens, attracting the most prominent writers and thinkers, including the philosopher Socrates. It has also been suggested that the teachings of Aspasia influenced Socrates. Aspasia was mentioned in the writing of philosophers Plato, Aristophanes, Xenophon, and other authors of the day. Though she spent most of her adult life in Greece, few details of her life are fully known. Some scholars suggest that Aspasia was a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 70 (469 BC-399 BC)

Birthplace: Miletus, Turkey

Profession: Sex worker

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Georgina Beyer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Sex Workers
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Georgina Beyer is a New Zealand politician and former Labour Party Member of Parliament. She was the world's first openly transsexual mayor, as well as the world's first openly transsexual Member of Parliament. She is also among a very small number of former sex workers to hold political office. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

Nationality: New Zealand

Profession: Politician, Radio personality, Actor

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