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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
Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera ( mar-JAIR-ə; born September 28, 1979) is an American professional skateboarder, stunt performer, filmmaker, musician and television personality. He came to ...more

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Rob Dyrdek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Robert Stanley Dyrdek (born June 28, 1974) is an American entrepreneur, actor, producer, reality TV personality, and former professional skateboarder. He is best known for his roles in the ...more

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Ryan Sheckler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Ryan Allen Sheckler (born December 30, 1989) is an American professional skateboarder and entrepreneur, and was the star of the MTV-produced reality television series Life of Ryan. Sheckler was ...more

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Shepard Fairey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Shepard Fairey
Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator, and founder of OBEY Clothing who emerged from the skateboarding ...more

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Bob Burnquist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Robert Dean Silva Burnquist (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁɔbɛʁtʃ ˈdzĩː ˈsiwvɐ bɐ̃(ɹ)ˈkwistʃ]; born October 10, 1976) is a Brazilian-American professional skateboarder who competed for Brazil ...more

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Stacy Peralta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Stacy Peralta (born October 15, 1957) is an American director and entrepreneur. He was previously a professional skateboarder and surfer with the Zephyr Competition Team, also known as the ...more

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Ed Templeton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Ed Templeton (born July 28, 1972) is an American professional skateboarder, contemporary artist, and photographer. He is the founder of the skateboard company, Toy Machine, a company that he ...more

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Tony Hawk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Anthony Frank Hawk (born May 12, 1968) is an American professional skateboarder, actor and owner of the skateboard company Birdhouse. Hawk is well known for completing the first documented 900 ...more

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Tony Alva is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Tony Alva (born September 2, 1957) is an American skateboarder, entrepreneur, and musician, most prominently known as a pioneer of vertical skateboarding and as one of the original members of ...more

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Mike Vallely is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Mike Vallely ( VAL-ə-lee; born June 29, 1970), also known as Mike V, is an American professional skateboarder, musician, actor, television personality, stuntman, and FHL hockey player. As of ...more

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Rodney Mullen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
John Rodney Mullen (born August 17, 1966) is an American professional skateboarder, entrepreneur, inventor, and public speaker who practices freestyle skateboarding and street skateboarding. He ...more

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Brandon Novak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Brandon Novak (born December 10, 1978) is a professional skateboarder, actor, stuntman, and former friend of Bam Margera and is a prominent member of the CKY Crew.
Steve Berra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Steve Berra (born May 10, 1973) 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, nicknamed "CB" (born July 23, 1971 in Orange, California, United States), is a professional skateboarder and snowboarder and ranks amongst the top female athletes ...more
Amy Caron is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Amy Caron (born November 2, 1984) 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 (born September 9, 1966) is an American professional skateboarder, company owner and musician.
Mike Carroll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Michael Shawn Carroll (born August 24, 1975) is a professional skateboarder from Daly City, California, United States. He is the co-founder and vice-president of Girl Skateboards and the ...more

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Bucky Lasek is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Charles Michael "Bucky" Lasek ( LAY-sik; born December 3, 1972) is a professional skateboarder and rallycross driver.

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Danny Way is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Danny Way (born April 15, 1974) is an American professional skateboarder, company owner and rallycross driver who has been awarded Thrasher magazine's "Skater of the Year" award twice. ...more

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Greg Lutzka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Greg Lutzka (born April 20, 1984) is a "goofy-footed" (naturally places his right foot at the nose of the skateboard) professional skateboarder
Paul Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Paul Martin Rodriguez Jr. (born December 31, 1984), 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 ...more

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Steve Caballero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Steve Caballero (born November 8, 1964 in San Jose, California) is an American professional skateboarder and musician. Caballero is known for the difficult tricks and air variations he invented ...more

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Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Lyndsey "Lyn-Z" Adams Hawkins Pastrana (born September 21, 1989) is an American professional skateboarder.
Jake Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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Jason Lytle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Jason Lytle ( LY-təl; born March 26, 1969) 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 ...more