List of Famous Figure Skaters

List of famous figure skaters, both current and historical, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top figure skaters in the world? This includes the most prominent figure skaters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable figure skaters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic figure skaters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned figure skaters.

The list of famous ice skaters ranges from Yuna Kim to Johnny Weir and more. Featuring famous ice skaters in history and now, this list has many recognizable names of the figure skating world. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known figure skaters to the lesser known figure skaters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the figure skater field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous figure skaters ever?" and "What are the names of famous figure skaters?" then you're in the right place.
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  • Katarina Witt (German pronunciation: [ˈkataʁiːna vɪt]; born 3 December 1965) is a retired German figure skater. Witt won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics ...more
  • Tanith Jessica Louise Belbin White (born July 11, 1984) is a Canadian-American ice dancer and Olympic program host for NBC Sports. Though born in Canada, she holds dual citizenship and has competed ...more
  • John Garvin Weir (born July 2, 1984) is an American figure skater, fashion designer, and television commentator. He is a two-time Olympian, the 2008 World bronze medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final ...more
  • Dorothy Stuart Hamill (born July 26, 1956) is a retired American figure skater. She is the 1976 Olympic champion and 1976 World champion in ladies' singles.
  • Ashley Elisabeth Wagner (born May 16, 1991) is an American figure skater. She is the 2016 World silver medalist, a 2014 Olympic bronze medalist in the team event, the 2012 Four Continents champion, ...more
  • Kiira Linda Katriina Korpi (Finnish pronunciation: ['kiːrɑ 'korpi], born 26 September 1988) is a Finnish figure skater. She is a three-time European medalist (bronze in 2007 and 2011, silver in ...more