There are tons of famous actors, famous singers and famous dancers in Hollywood today, but there are only a few celebrities who can do it all. Many of these triple threats, who can sing, dance, and act, got their start with Disney and others have won Academy Awards for showing off their exceptional and diverse talents. This list of famous triple threats in entertainment is loosely ranked by fame and popularity.
Who is the most famous triple threat in entertainment today? Jennifer Lopez tops our list. She started her career as a Fly Girl dancer on "In Living Color." Stars like Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Ryan Gosling, and Justin Timberlake all got their triple threat starts thanks to the Disney Channel.
Catherine Zeta-Jones proved that she could sing, dance and act when she appeared as Velma Kelly in the 2002 film Chicago. She won an Academy Award for her performance. Fellow Academy Award winner Daniel Day Lewis has also shown off his triple threat skills, appearing in the musical film Nine.Are you impressed that these celebrities can sing, dance, AND act? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Hugh Jackman has proved that he is a great actor in films like Prisoners, Les Miserables, and The Prestige. He has also shown the world his ability to sing and dance by appearing in several musicals and hosting both the Oscars and the Tony Awards.
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, Singer, + more
Credits: The Prestige, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men, Les Misérables
Neil Patrick Harris has shown his ability to sing and dance by appearing in several musicals and as the host of the Tony Awards. He is best known for his role as Barney on the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother."
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Profession: Television director, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, + more
Credits: How I Met Your Mother, Starship Troopers, The Smurfs, The Muppets, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, + more
Justin Timberlake has proven many times over that he is a talented singer and dancer. He has also appeared in such films as The Social Network, Southland Tales, and Bad Teacher.
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more
Credits: Love Actually, Get Smart, Inside Llewyn Davis, Bad Boys II
Amy Adams has showed that she could do it all appearing in several musical films including Enchanted and The Muppets.
Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy
Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer, Dancer
Credits: Man of Steel, American Hustle, Enchanted, The Fighter