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 is on 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?
- 1879 VOTESPhoto: Metaweb / CC-BYHugh 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.
- Age: 53
- Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- 2726 VOTESPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BYNeil 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."
- Age: 49
- Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
- 3232 VOTESPhoto: Disney | ABC Television Group / Flickr
Before she played Mary-Jane Watson in the MCU, Zendaya was a model and backup dancer before being cast as Rocky Blue in the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up. She then appeared on Dancing with the Stars the same year she released a self-titled studio album in 2013.
- Age: 23
- Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America
- 4759 VOTESPhoto: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation LicenseJennifer Lopez started her career as a Fly Girl dancer on "In Living Color." Since then, she has proved her talents as a singer, actress, and dancer with numerous hits, successful tours, and several films.
- Age: 53
- Birthplace: Castle Hill, New York City, New York, United States of America