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List of famous skateboarders, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top skateboarders in the world? This includes the most prominent skateboarders, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable skateboarders is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic skateboarders 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 skateboarders.

List features people like Bam Margera and Rob Dyrdek.

From reputable, prominent, and well known skateboarders to the lesser known skateboarders of today, these are some of the best professionals in the skateboarder field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous skateboarders ever?" and "What are the names of famous skateboarders?" then you're in the right place. (77 items)

Bam Margera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Bam Margera Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera is an American professional skateboarder, actor, musician, and stunt performer. He came to prominence after appearing in MTV's Jackass crew. He has since ...more

Rob Dyrdek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Rob Dyrdek Robert Stanley "Rob" Dyrdek is an American professional skateboarder, actor, entrepreneur, producer, and reality TV star. He is best known for his roles in the reality shows Rob and ...more

Ryan Sheckler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Ryan Sheckler Ryan Allen Sheckler is an American professional skateboarder and entrepreneur, and was the star of the MTV-produced reality television series Life of Ryan. Sheckler was listed in Fox Weekly's ...more

Shepard Fairey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Shepard Fairey Shepard Fairey is a skateboarder, graphic artist and illustrator.

Bob Burnquist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Bob Burnquist Roberto Dean Silva Burnquist, popularly known as Bob Burnquist, is a Brazilian professional skateboarder. In 2010 he became the first skateboarder to land a "fakie 900", making ...more

Stacy Peralta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Stacy Peralta Stacy Peralta is an American director and entrepreneur. He was previously a professional skateboarder and surfer with the professional skateboarding group, the Z-Boys.

Ed Templeton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Ed Templeton Edward "Ed" Templeton is a professional skateboarder, skateboard company owner, and contemporary artist who, as of 2012, resides in Huntington Beach, California, United States. ...more

Tony Hawk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Tony Hawk Anthony Frank "Tony" Hawk, nicknamed "The Birdman", is an American professional skateboarder and actor. Hawk is well known for completing the first documented 900 and for his ...more

Tony Alva is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Tony Alva Tony Alva is an American skateboarder, most prominently known as one of the original members of the Z-Boys skateboarding team. The Transworld SKATEboarding magazine ranked him in eighth position ...more

Mike Vallely is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Mike Vallely Mike Vallely, also known as Mike V, is a professional skateboarder. Vallely is also a musician, actor, television personality, stuntman, professional wrestler and FHL hockey player. As of ...more

Rodney Mullen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Rodney Mullen John Rodney Mullen is a professional skateboarder, company owner, inventor, and public speaker who practices freestyle and street skateboarding. Mullen is credited with inventing numerous ...more

Brandon Novak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Brandon Novak Brandon Novak is a professional skateboarder, actor, stuntman, and friend of Bam Margera and is a prominent member of the CKY Crew. Novak is referred to by many nicknames in the CKY world, ...more

Steve Berra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Steve Berra Steve Berra is an American professional skateboarder and director, and is also the cofounder/co-owner of the popular skateboarding website "The Berrics".

Cara-Beth Burnside is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Cara-Beth Burnside Cara-Beth Burnside, nicknamed "CB", is a pioneer of women's professional skateboarding and snowboarding from Orange, California and ranks amongst the top female athletes in these ...more

Amy Caron is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Amy Caron Amy Caron is a professional skateboarder living in Huntington Beach, California.

Tommy Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Tommy Guerrero Tommy Guerrero is an American professional skateboarder, company owner, and musician.

Mike Carroll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Mike Carroll Michael "Mike" Shawn Carroll is a professional skateboarder from Daly City, California, United States. He is the co-founder and vice-president of Girl Skateboards and the co-founder of ...more

Bucky Lasek is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Bucky Lasek Charles "Bucky" Lasek is a professional skateboarder and rallycross driver.

Danny Way is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Danny Way Daniel Way, known as Danny Way, is an American professional skateboarder and company owner who has been awarded Thrasher magazine's "Skater of the Year" award twice. He is known for ...more

Greg Lutzka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Greg Lutzka Greg Lutzka is a "goofy-footed" professional skateboarder.

Paul Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Paul Rodriguez Paul Rodriguez Jr, also known by his nickname P-Rod, is an American professional street skateboarder and actor. Rodriguez has won a total of eight medals at the X Games, four of them gold, with ...more

Steve Caballero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Steve Caballero Steve Caballero is a professional skateboarder and musician. Caballero is known for the difficult tricks and air variations he invented for vertical skating and for setting the long-standing ...more

Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins Lyndsey "Lyn-Z" Adams Hawkins is a professional skateboarder from Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California.

Jake Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Jake Brown Jake Brown is an Australian-born skateboarder who specializes in transitional skateboarding. He began competing in 1996 and regularly appears as a contestant in the X Games contest events. Brown ...more

Jason Lytle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Jason Lytle Jason Lytle is an American musician best known for his work in the indie rock group Grandaddy. The group split in 2005, and Lytle continued to release music as a solo artist and in collaboration ...more

Alex White is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Alex White Alex White is a professional skateboarder from Los Angeles, California.

Rick Howard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Rick Howard Rick Howard is a Canadian professional skateboarder, who is a part-owner of Girl Skateboards and cofounded the Lakai Limited Footwear company with fellow professional skateboarder Mike Carroll.

Adrian Demain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Adrian Demain Adrian Demain was featured briefly in skateboarding's first video, the Bones Brigade Video show, and in 1986 was ranked as skateboarding's amateur vertical champion by the National Skateboard ...more

Vanessa Torres is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Vanessa Torres Vanessa Torres is a professional skateboarder. Vanessa is one of the top skateboarding women in the world. She is featured in several women's skateboarding videos such as AKA: Girl Skater and ...more

Lacey Baker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Lacey Baker Lacey Baker is an American professional skateboarder from Covina, California, who primarily focuses on "goofy-footed" street tricks.

Diego Bucchieri is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Diego Bucchieri Diego Alejandro "The Butcher" Bucchieri is a professional skateboarder. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he began skateboarding at age 10, and moved to California at age 20. Earning ...more

Christian Hosoi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Christian Hosoi Christian Rosha Hosoi is an American professional skateboarder. He is also known by the nicknames "Christ" and "Holmes".

Lance Mountain is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Lance Mountain Robert Lance Mountain is a professional skateboarder and artist who was one of the prominent skateboarders throughout the 1980s, primarily due to his involvement with the Bones Brigade. As of ...more

Marc Johnson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Marc Johnson Marc Johnson is a professional skateboarder who is best known for founding the Enjoi skateboard brand and receiving the Thrasher "Skater of the Year" award in 2007.

Josh Harmony is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Josh Harmony Josh Harmony appeared in the sports film Suffer the Joy.

Ivan Calleja is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders

Terry Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Terry Kennedy Terry Kennedy, commonly known as "Compton Ass Terry" or TK, is a professional skateboarder. He rides his skateboard with a regular footed stance. He is the Co-Founder of Fly Society, a ...more

Ray Underhill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders

Pierre-Luc Gagnon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Pierre-Luc Gagnon Pierre-Luc Gagnon, also known as PLG, is a Canadian professional skateboarder. Gagnon began skating in 1988, and entered his first competition in 1992. A frequent participant in the X-Games, he ...more

Andy Kessler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Andy Kessler Andrew Kessler was a New York City skateboarder, a prominent member of The Soul Artists of Zoo York, which eventually broke up in 1980 and was featured in the documentary Deathbowl to Downtown.

Billy Marks is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Billy Marks Billy Marks is a skateboarder and appeared in the sports film Suffer the Joy.

Brian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Brian Anderson Brian Anderson is a professional skateboarder based in San Francisco, United States.

Jay Adams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Jay Adams Jay J Adams was an American skateboarder most prominently known as one of the original members of Z-Boys skateboarding team. He is known as "The Original Seed" of the sport and ...more

Dennis Busenitz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders

Mike McGill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Mike McGill Mike McGill is an American skateboarder who is best known for inventing the trick entitled the "McTwist", an inverted 540 degree mute grab aerial.

Stevie Williams is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Stevie Williams Stevie Williams is an African American professional skateboarder and was included in the twenty-seventh position of the "30 Most Influential Skaters of All Time" list that was compiled ...more

Gino Iannucci is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Gino Iannucci Gino Iannucci is a professional skateboarder.

Mike Mo Capaldi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Mike Mo Capaldi Michael Capaldi, popularly known as Mike Mo Capaldi, is a professional regular-footed skateboarder who gained popularity following his video part in Forecast, a video produced by professional ...more

Brandon Biebel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Brandon Biebel Brandon Biebel is a skateboarder.

Lauren Mollica is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Lauren Mollica Lauren Mollica is a professional skateboarder from New Brunswick, New Jersey.