Female Dancers

Throughout history, there have been many women dancers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female dancers such as Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Aaliyah, Julianne Hough, Tina Turner.The women dancers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Britney Spears

Britney Spears
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Famous As: Pop Singer
Birthdate: December 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Internationally recognised American singer, songwriter and actress, Britney Spears entered the entertainment industry at an early age and later became highly successful as a solo artist with her albums, Baby One More Time, and Oops!…I Did It Again. The Princess of Pop has since released a number of albums and dabbled with acting. Her personal life has also garnered frequent media attention.

 2 Maddie Ziegler

Maddie Ziegler
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: September 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Maddie Ziegler owes her fame to the show Dance Moms and to Sia’s music videos Chandelier and Elastic Heart. Named one of Time’s 30 Most Influential Teens thrice, she has written a bestselling memoir, works for charities, has appeared in movies and on magazine covers, and owns a fashion line.

 3 Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: July 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian, American

 4 Emma Portner

Emma Portner
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: November 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian

Emma Portner is a popular dancer and choreographer, who has choreographed music videos for celebrities like Justin Bieber. One of the few dancers to have been featured on the covers of both Dance Magazine and Dance Spirit, Portner serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community as she publicly married actress Ellen Page in 2018.

 5 Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Starting her career as a cheerleader, Paula Abdul went on to choreograph music videos for Janet Jackson. She then tried her hand at singing-songwriting and released a highly successful debut studio album. Also an award-winning actress, Paula was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has also appeared in TV shows like American Idol.

 6 Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez
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Famous As: Singer, Actress, Dancer
Birthdate: July 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Jennifer Lopez established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood after starring in films such as Out of Sight, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan and Shall We Dance’. She is also an accomplished dancer and commercially very successful singer. She helped propel the Latin pop movement in American music. She is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman.

 7 Abby Lee Miller

Abby Lee Miller
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Famous As: Dance Instructor, Reality TV Judge
Birthdate: September 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Abby Lee Miller is a choreographer, dance instructor, and reality TV personality. She is credited with founding the Abby Lee Dance Company where the popular TV series Dance Moms was filmed. The series follows the training of children in dance under the tutelage of Miller. In 2018, Miller was diagnosed with a type of cancer that has left her wheelchair-bound.

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 8 Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: February 10, 2014

After starting her film career at the age of three, Shirley Temple went on to become Hollywood's highest-grossing child actress from 1935 to 1938. She is the epitome of popular child stars who lose their charm as they grow up. Despite failing as an adult actress, she is ranked 18th in the greatest female screen legends of Classic Hollywood list.

 9 Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland
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Famous As: Ballet Dancer
Birthdate: September 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Ballet dancer Misty Copeland is known for her association with American Ballet Theatre and is the first Black woman to become the principal dancer there. She also gained fame as a public speaker and stage performer. Named to Time 100, she has also written a memoir and narrated a documentary.

 10 Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon
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Famous As: Singer, Model, Dancer
Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 11 Mata Hari

Mata Hari
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Famous As: Dutch exotic dancer
Birthdate: August 7, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Dutch
Died: October 15, 1917
Mata Hari was a Dutch courtesan and exotic dancer, charged with spying for Germany during World War I. She was executed by a firing squad in France, and her head was preserved in a museum, but later went missing. The “femme fatale” has been immortalized in many films and books.

 12 Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: June 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
Died: April 12, 1975
Nicknamed Black Pearl and Creole Goddess, Josephine Baker was the first Black woman to appear in a motion picture. She was a revue dancer, famous for her signature banana costume. A civil rights activist, she helped the French military during World War II. She adopted 12 children of different ethnicities.

 13 Tina Turner

Tina Turner
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Known as the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, Tina Turner is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time and has had a very long and successful career. Let's Stay Together, What's Love Got to Do with It, Private Dancer and Golden Eye are some of her chartbuster songs. She is also a songwriter and has acted in films too.

 14 Amanda Schull

Amanda Schull
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 15 Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Dancer, Television actor
Birthdate: October 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 16 Sudha Chandran

Sudha Chandran
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian

 17 Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

R&B and hip-hop singer Teyana Taylor gained fame with MTV's My Super Sweet 16. She signed with Kanye West’s label and also appeared on the reality show Teyana and Iman, with her husband, NBA player Iman Shumpert. In December 2020, she announced her retirement from music through Instagram.

 18 Charisma Carpenter

Charisma Carpenter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Charisma Carpenter is best known as Cordelia Chase from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off, Angel; Lacy from The Expendables film franchise; and Beth Sullivan from the Josh Kirby... Time Warrior! movie series. She has also posed for Playboy and appeared in the series Charmed and Veronica Mars.

 19 Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 20 Lana Condor

Lana Condor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American, Vietnamese
Lana Condor was adopted from a Vietnamese orphanage by Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Bob Condor and his wife. She gained fame as Lara Jean Covey from the Netflix film To All the Boys I've Loved Before and its sequel. She has also appeared in the films Patriots Day and X-Men Apocalypse.

 21 Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: December 25, 2008

Eartha Kitt was an American actress, comedian, dancer, and singer-songwriter. Renowned for her distinctive singing style, Kitt recorded several chartbusting songs during the 1950s. Also a well-known activist, Eartha Kitt established a non-profit organization called the Kittsville Youth Foundation, which helped underprivileged youths in Los Angeles. She was also an ardent advocate for same-sex marriage and LGBT rights.

 22 Cheryl Burke

Cheryl Burke
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

Cheryl Burke is an American dancer, TV host, and model. Best known for appearing as a professional dancer on the popular dance competition TV series Dancing with the Stars, Burke became the first professional to win two consecutive seasons. In 2008, she set up her dance studio and created her own line of sportswear in 2009.

 23 Janine Lindemulder

Janine Lindemulder
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: November 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 24 Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez
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Famous As: Film Actress & Show Host
Birthdate: September 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Rosa Perez is best known for her Academy Award-nominated role of Carla Rodrigo in Fearless and her Emmy-nominated choreography in the series In Living Color. She has also appeared in Broadway plays such as The Ritz and has co-hosted The View. She is also associated with major HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns.

 25 La Toya Jackson

La Toya Jackson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 26 Jenna Dewan

Jenna Dewan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 27 Bebe Neuwirth

Bebe Neuwirth
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Bebe Neuwirth is best known as Lilith Sternin from Cheers and its spin-off, Frasier, a role that won her two Emmys. She is also a talented stage actor, who has delivered Tony Award–winning performances in Sweet Charity and Chicago. A cat lover, she has donated to various animal charities.

 28 Emilie Livingston

Emilie Livingston
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: January 4, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Canadian

Canadian rhythmic gymnast and contortionist Emilie Goldblum (née Livingston), wife of actor Jeff Goldblum, is a three-time national champion and was placed 18th in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She also won a gold at the 1999 Pan American Games. She has been a body double for Emma Stone and Rihanna.

 29 Mayte Garcia

Mayte Garcia
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: November 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 30 Darcey Bussell

Darcey Bussell
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Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: April 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 31 Debi Mazar

Debi Mazar
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Debi Mazar is known for films such as Goodfellas and Little Man Tate and series such as L.A. Law and Civil Wars. She has also appeared in several videos by Madonna. She is married to Italian celebrity chef Gabriele Corcos and co-hosts the show Extra Virgin with him.

 32 Aishwarya R. Dhanush

Aishwarya R. Dhanush
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Famous As: Film director, Dancer
Birthdate: January 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Indian

 33 Sonoya Mizuno

Sonoya Mizuno
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Japanese, British

Sonoya Mizuno is an English actress, ballet dancer, and model. She started her professional career as a model, working for world-renowned brands, such as Saint Laurent, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton. Thanks to her skills as a ballet dancer, which she learnt at the Royal Ballet School, Mizuno landed roles in dance films like High Strung, which kick-started her film career.

 34 Manju Warrier

Manju Warrier
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian

 35 Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Jean Dandridge
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: September 8, 1965

Actress, singer, and dancer Dorothy Dandridge was one of the earliest African-American women stars to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Incredibly successful in her career, she was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a singer, she used to perform in night clubs. Unfortunately, she died under mysterious circumstances at 42.

 36 Allison Holker

Allison Holker
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: February 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Allison Holker is an American dancer known for appearing in the reality TV dance competition show, So You Think You Can Dance. She has also worked in several concert tours, films, and television series. In 2007, she was adjudged the National Senior Dancer of the Year. In 2013, she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination under the Outstanding Choreography category.

 37 Camille Grammer

Camille Grammer
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: September 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Camille Grammer began her career as a dancer and then modeled for Playboy and appeared in R-rated films. She soared to fame with her appearance on the reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She is part owner of Grammnet Productions, her former husband Kelsey Grammer’s production company.

 38 Glynis Johns

Glynis Johns
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South African

The veteran British actress who belongs to the Golden Age of Hollywood is known for her stellar roles in films like Miranda, Third Time Lucky and State Secret. Glynis Johns is also a singer, distinguished by her husky voice. She acted on the stage and the television. The daughter of actor, Mervyn Johns, has a son from her first marriage.

 39 Eva Angelina

Eva Angelina
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 40 Isadora Duncan

Isadora Duncan
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Famous As: Dancer & Choreographer
Birthdate: May 27, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: September 14, 1927

 41 Carrie Ann Inaba

Carrie Ann Inaba
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Choreographer, Dancer, Television actor
Birthdate: January 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 42 Sanjeeda Sheikh

Sanjeeda Sheikh
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian

Sanjeeda Sheikh is an Indian actress best known for her work in the Hindi television industry. Over the years, Sanjeeda Sheikh has cemented her position as one of the most beautiful, popular, and talented actresses in the television industry. Also renowned for her dancing skills, she has won dance reality competition shows like Nach Baliye 3 and Zara Nachke Dikha 2.

 43 Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 44 Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: December 14, 1993

 45 Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: October 18, 2000

Four-time Tony-winning actor Gwen Verdon is remembered for her SAG-nominated performance in Marvin’s Room. She was known for her signature red hair and her love for cats. She was nominated for Emmys for the series Magnum, P.I., Dream On, and Homicide: Life on the Street. She inspired the series Fosse/Verdon.

 46 Gates McFadden

Gates McFadden
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 47 Kavya Madhavan

Kavya Madhavan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian

 48 Debbie McGee

Debbie McGee
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Famous As: Radio performer
Birthdate: October 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 49 Bhanupriya

Bhanupriya
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Indian

 50 Surveen Chawla

Surveen Chawla
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian