Misty Copeland

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland Full Name: Misty Copeland


Profession: Ballet Dancer
Why Famous: Considered a prodigy, Copeland started dancing only at the age of 13 and quickly rose to stardom.

She dances for American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States.

Born: September 10, 1982 (35 years old)
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Historical Events in the Life of Misty Copeland

  • 2015-06-30 Misty Copeland becomes the 1st African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre

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