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?
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BYJamie Foxx showed that he could sing and act in the 2004 film Ray, and he showed off his dance skills when he opened the 2009 BET Awards doing a dance routine to Michael Jackson's "Beat It."
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- Age: 52
- Birthplace: Terrell, Texas
- Photo: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation LicenseAmy Adams has showed that she could do it all appearing in several musical films including Enchanted and The Muppets.
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- Age: 46
- Birthplace: Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BYJustin 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.
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- Age: 39
- Birthplace: Tennessee, USA, Memphis
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons (CC-BY)Zac Efron showed that he could do it all when he appeared as Troy Bolton in the 2006 film High School Musical.
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- Age: 32
- Birthplace: San Luis Obispo, California, USA
- Alternative Name: Zachary Efron