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

List of popular dance choreographers includes Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul and more. Featuring celebrity choreographers and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known choreographers to the lesser known choreographers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the choreographer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous choreographers ever?" and "What are the names of famous choreographers?" then you're in the right place. 
Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry following a minor role in the 1986 film My Little Girl, to the dismay of her Puerto Rican parents, who believed that it was an unrealistic career route for a Hispanic. Lopez gained her first regular high-profile job as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color in 1991, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993. She received her first leading role in the Selena biopic of the same name in 1997. Lopez became the first Latina actress to earn over $1 ...more

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Shakira is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira released her first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, in the early 1990s, failing to attain commercial success; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos, and her fourth album, Dónde Están los Ladrones?. Shakira entered the English-language market with her fifth album, Laundry Service. Its lead single, "Whenever, Wherever", became the best-selling single of 2002. Her ...more

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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene along with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5 in 1964, and began his solo career in 1971. In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music. The music videos for his songs, including those of "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller", were credited with breaking down racial barriers ...more

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Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Choreographers
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Anna Mae Bullock, known by her stage name Tina Turner, is a singer, dancer, actress, and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards. Born and raised in the Southeastern United States, she is now a Swiss citizen. She began her musical career in the mid-1950s as a featured singer with Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm, first recording in 1958 under the name "Little Ann". Her introduction to the public as Tina Turner began in 1960 as a member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. Success followed with a string of notable hits credited to the duo, including "A Fool in Love", "River Deep – Mountain High", "Proud Mary" and "Nutbush City ...more

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