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 1 
Mark Selby
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Mark Selby
8
Birthdate: June 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Alex Higgins
(Northern Irish Professional Snooker Player)
Alex Higgins
7
Birthdate: March 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: July 24, 2010

Alex Higgins was a Northern Irish snooker player. Renowned for his fast play, which earned him the nickname Hurricane Higgins, Alex was one of the most iconic snooker players of his generation. Thanks to his popularity, he was also called the People's Champion and is credited with popularizing the game of snooker.

 3 
Ronnie O'Sullivan
(English Professional Snooker Player Recognised as One of the Most Talented Players in the Sport’s History)
Ronnie O'Sullivan
4
Birthdate: December 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wordsley, West Midlands, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 4 
Steve Davis
(English Retired Professional Snooker Player)
Steve Davis
5
Birthdate: August 22, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plumstead, London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Judd Trump
(English Professional Snooker Player and Former World Champion)
Judd Trump
6
Birthdate: August 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Whitchurch, Bristol, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Ding Junhui
(Chinese Professional Snooker Player)
Ding Junhui
9
Birthdate: April 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yixing, Wuxi, China
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Jimmy White
(British Professional Snooker Player)
Jimmy White
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Birthdate: May 2, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tooting, London, England

Jimmy White is an English senior snooker player. Nicknamed The Whirlwind because of his attacking style of play, he has won three seniors world titles.  He is currently ranked tenth on the all-time list of ranking event winners. He was the first left-handed player to record a maximum break at the World Championship. 

 8 
Stephen Hendry
(Scottish Professional Snooker Player)
Stephen Hendry
6
Birthdate: January 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: South Queensferry, Scotland
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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John Higgins
(Snooker player who has won 31 career ranking titles, putting him in third place on the all-time list behind O'Sullivan (38) and Hendry (36))
John Higgins
5
Birthdate: May 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Shaun Murphy
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Shaun Murphy
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlow, United Kingdom
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Kyren Wilson
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Kyren Wilson
4
Birthdate: December 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
 12 
Mark Allen
(Northern Irish Professional Snooker Player)
Mark Allen
4
Birthdate: February 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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 13 
Neil Robertson
(Australian Professional Snooker Player)
Neil Robertson
6
Birthdate: February 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Mark Williams
(Welsh Professional Snooker Player)
Mark Williams
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Birthdate: March 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cwm, Blaenau Gwent, Wales
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Stuart Bingham
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Stuart Bingham
7
Birthdate: May 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basildon, Essex, England
 16 
Ken Doherty
(Snooker Player)
Ken Doherty
4
Birthdate: September 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland
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 17 
Ray Reardon
(Welsh Retired Professional Snooker Player)
Ray Reardon
4
Birthdate: October 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tredegar, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Joe Davis
(English Professional Snooker and Billiards Player)
Joe Davis
8
Birthdate: April 15, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitwell, Derbyshire, England
Died: July 10, 1978
 19 
Marco Fu
(Snooker player)
Marco Fu
0
Birthdate: January 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
Paul Hunter
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Paul Hunter
2
Birthdate: October 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom
Died: October 9, 2006
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 21 
Ali Carter
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Ali Carter
8
Birthdate: July 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colchester, Essex, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Peter Ebdon
(English Former Snooker Player)
Peter Ebdon
2
Birthdate: August 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 23 
John Parrott
(English Former Professional Snooker Player)
John Parrott
2
Birthdate: May 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Cliff Thorburn
(Canadian Retired Professional Snooker Player)
Cliff Thorburn
2
Birthdate: January 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada
 25 
Hossein Vafaei
(Iranian Professional Snooker Player)
Hossein Vafaei
2
Birthdate: October 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abadan, Iran
 26 
Stephen Lee
(English Former Professional Snooker Player)
Stephen Lee
4
Birthdate: October 12, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England
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 27 
Gary Wilson
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Gary Wilson
2
Birthdate: August 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wallsend, England
 28 
Matthew Stevens
(Welsh Professional Snooker Player)
Matthew Stevens
2
Birthdate: September 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Carmarthen, Wales
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 29 
Terry Griffiths
(Welsh Retired Professional Snooker Player)
Terry Griffiths
2
Birthdate: October 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales
 30 
Fred Davis
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Fred Davis
1
Birthdate: August 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Whittingham Moor, England
Died: April 16, 1998
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 31 
Joe Johnson
(English Former Professional Snooker Player)
Joe Johnson
2
Birthdate: July 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bradford, England
 32 
Pankaj Advani
(Snooker player)
Pankaj Advani
2
Birthdate: July 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pune
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Willie Thorne
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Willie Thorne
6
Birthdate: March 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: English Professional Snooker Player
Died: June 17, 2020
 34 
Rudolf Wanderone
(American Professional Billiards Player)
Rudolf Wanderone
10
Birthdate: January 19, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 15, 1996
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 35 
Kirk Stevens
(Canadian Former Professional Snooker Player)
Kirk Stevens
4
Birthdate: August 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 36 
John Spencer
(English Professional Snooker Player)
John Spencer
6
Birthdate: September 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Radcliffe, Lancashire, England
Died: July 11, 2006
 37 
Reanne Evans
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Reanne Evans
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dudley, West Midlands, England
 38 
Luca Brecel
(Belgian Professional Snooker Player)
Luca Brecel
3
Birthdate: March 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dilsen-Stokkem, Belgium

The Belgian professional snooker player Luca Brecel became the first player from mainland Europe to win a ranking event when he won the China Championship (2017). In 2021, he claimed his second ranking title at the Scottish Open. Earlier, he broke the record of Stephen Hendry by becoming the youngest player ever to compete at the World Snooker Championship (2012).

 39 
Nigel Bond
(English Former Professional Snooker Player)
Nigel Bond
4
Birthdate: November 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Darley Dale, England
 40 
Cliff Lazarenko
(English Former Professional Darts Player)
Cliff Lazarenko
4
Birthdate: March 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liss, Hampshire, England
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 41 
Tony Drago
(Maltese Former Professional Snooker and Pool Player)
Tony Drago
4
Birthdate: September 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valletta, Malta
 42 
Eddie Charlton
(Australian Professional Snooker and English Billiards Player)
Eddie Charlton
4
Birthdate: October 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Died: November 7, 2004
 43 
James Wattana
(Thai Former Professional Snooker Player)
James Wattana
6
Birthdate: January 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
 44 
Stephen Maguire
(Scottish Professional Snooker Player)
Stephen Maguire
2
Birthdate: March 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish snooker player Stephen Maguire has earned nicknames such as On-Fire and Maverick for his prowess in the game. Of the many tournaments he has won, one of the most notable is the UK Championship. His neck condition allows him to play without bow ties and closed collars.

 45 
John Pulman
(English Professional Snooker Player)
John Pulman
4
Birthdate: December 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Teignmouth, Devon, England
Died: December 25, 1998
 46 
Xiao Guodong
(Chinese Professional Snooker Player)
Xiao Guodong
4
Birthdate: February 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chongqing, China
 47 
Willie Mosconi
(American Professional Pool Player)
Willie Mosconi
6
Birthdate: June 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 17, 1993
 48 
Horace Lindrum
(Australian Professional Snooker and Billiards Player)
Horace Lindrum
4
Birthdate: January 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Died: June 20, 1974
 49 
Dennis Taylor
(Snooker Player)
Dennis Taylor
2
Birthdate: January 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coalisland, Ireland
 50 
Hamza Akbar
(Pakistani Professional Snooker Player)
Hamza Akbar
4
Birthdate: November 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Faisalabad, Pakistan