10 World’s Most Popular Dancers of All Time

Dancing is one of the hobbies and incredible talents of a lot of people all over the world. In fact, there are so many dancing aficionados who made it to the world’s limelight and managed to mark their own name in the world of dancing. In connection to this, here are the 10 most popular dancers of all time:

10. Madonna


This 56-year-old dancer has been incorporating her excellent dancing talent to her thriving singing career in the Hollywood. Because of this, there’s no doubt why she’s amongst those Best Selling Artists of All Time. Her dancing ability is considered to be agile, entertaining, and improvised.

9. Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan

This Bollywood actor is currently 41 years old. He’s known for his robotic dance. But actually, he can do any kinds of dancing moves without feeling any difficulty in executing them. He can manage to dance with very complex dance moves while having a great different facial expression that will make you fall in-love with him.

8. Martha Graham

Martha Graham

Martha is considered to be a legend in modern dancing. Aside from being a dancer, she’s also a choreographer who shares her great knowledge in dancing towards other people. She’s the reason why some amazing modern dance techniques were invented. Truly, this American dancer is a legend that must never be forgotten.

7. Shakira


Dancing is certainly a forte of Shakira. This 38-year-old Hollywood performer is very popular all over the world because of her excellent dancing and singing ability. While she was still attending school, she already showed her talent in dancing. She performed belly dancing, Arabic dances, Latin dances and a lot more.

6. Joaquin Cortes

Joaquin Cortes

This extremely popular dancer was born on February 22, 1969 in Cordoba, Spain. He’s currently 46 years old and still conquering the international stage of dancing. He’s excellent in ballet and contemporary dancing. This made him popular even to the hearts of famous celebrities in Hollywood like Mira Sorvino and Naomi Campbell.

5. Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly

Aside from being a famous excellent dancer, this man also used to be an excellent Hollywood actor, film director, singer, choreographer, and producer. He can perform a lot of dances like tap dance and ballet. His dancing and singing ability led him to some musical films where dancing is performed like Singin’ in the Rain.

4. Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev

This very famous Russian dancer can perform several kinds of dances, but he became popular in ballet dancing. A lot of people consider him as amongst those incredibly gifted dancers in the 20th century. Unfortunately, Rudolf died on January 6, 1993 because of AIDS.

3. Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit

This Indian female dancer was born on May 15, 1967 in Mumbai, India. Currently, she’s 48 years old. She’s one of the most graceful dancers the world has to offer. She’s excellently trained to perform classical dances. Aside from being an excellent famous dancer, she’s also enjoying her success in Bollywood as an actress.

2. Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

At a very young age, Michael already showed excellent dancing talent. He incorporated this exemplary talent in his song albums, making him to be a worldwide phenomenal artist. In fact, he became extremely famous in the dance move he invented called “moonwalk”.

1. Mikhail Baryshnikov

Mikhail Baryshnikov

This extremely famous Russian American dancer became popular and legend in ballet dancing. In fact, he’s considered to be amongst those excellent ballet dancers of all time. He studied and became expert in ballet dancing in the Kirov Ballet in Leningrad.

These are the 10 most popular dancers of all time. If you love dancing, then you must know these people well.

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