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Famous Female Volleyball Players

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List of famous female volleyball players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female volleyball players list contains the most prominent and top females known for being volleyball players. Volleyball fans might also be interested in famous female beach volleyball players and fun facts about Olympic volleyball player April Ross. There are thousand of females working as volleyball players in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic volleyball players have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a volleyball player then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list of popular professional women volleyball players includes Gabrielle Reece, Kerri Walsh-Jennings, and more. Featuring Black female volleyball players, international volleyball stars, and more, this list has it all. 

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

Gabrielle Reece is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Volleyball Players
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Gabrielle Allyse Reece (born January 6, 1970) is an American professional volleyball player, sports announcer, fashion model and actress. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

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Kerri Walsh Jennings is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Volleyball Players
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Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings (born August 15, 1978) is an American professional beach volleyball player, three-time Olympic gold medalist, and a one-time Olympic bronze medalist. She is the beach volleyball career leader in both career victories and career wins as of 2016, with 133 victories and $2,542,635 in winnings.Walsh Jennings and teammate Misty May-Treanor were the gold medalists in beach volleyball at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. They also won the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2003, 2005 and 2007. They have been called "the greatest beach volleyball team of all time." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Santa Clara, California, United States of America

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Francesca Piccinini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Volleyball Players
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Francesca Piccinini

Francesca Piccinini (born 10 January 1979 in Massa) is an Italian volleyball player who has represented Italy four times (2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012) at the Summer Olympics. She was a member of the Women's National Team that won the gold medal at the 2002 World Championship in Germany. She made her debut for Italy on 10 June 1995 against the United States. She was inspired to become a professional volleyball player by the Japanese anime Attack No. 1, shown in Italy in the 1980s under the title Mimì e la nazionale della pallavolo. In 2004, she appeared nude in a calendar published by the Italian magazine Men's Health and modeled for Liu·Jo.Playing professionally with the Italian club Volley ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Massa, Italy

Jaqueline Carvalho is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Volleyball Players
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Jaqueline Carvalho

Jaqueline Maria Pereira de Carvalho Endres (born December 31, 1983 in Recife, Brazil) is a Brazilian volleyball player, a member of the Brazilian team that won the Olympic Games at Beijing 2008 and London 2012. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Recife, Brazil

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