In case you’re not a die hard horse racing fan, allow us to fill you in on something: California Chrome is a BIG deal right now.
The American thoroughbred is one win away from becoming horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner since 1978. He has already won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness this year and only needs a win at the Belmont Stakes this Saturday to be crowned king.
While California Chrome may be the biggest triple threat in horse racing, we can’t help but wonder, who is the biggest triple threat in entertainment? From Beyoncé to JT to NPH, there are numerous celebrities who have truly mastered the art of singing, acting, and dancing.
Check out our list of the biggest triple threats in entertainment and tell us who your favorite is by voting in the poll below!
Singer: With 118 million albums sold worldwide, you can say she’s had a few hits here and there.
Actor: Foxxy Cleopatra (Austin Powers in Goldmember), Deena Jones (Dreamgirls)
Dancer: Have you seen the video for “Single Ladies?”
2. Hugh Jackman
Singer: Jackman had a solo as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, which won him a Golden Globe and got him an Oscar nom, and then of course there’s Wolverine the Musical.
Actor: Logan (The Wolverine, X-Men Series), Robert (The Prestige), among other roles
Dancer: Jackman won a Tony for his role in The Boy from Oz, which involved a lot of prancing around in gold pants.
3. Jennifer Lopez
Singer: Lopez didn’t release her debut album until she was 29 but has still managed to put out eight successful studio albums. “Jenny from the Block” was released when she was 33.
Actor: Monster-in-Law, Maid in Manhattan, The Wedding Planner, Selena
Dancer: Lopez got her first big break in entertainment appearing as a Fly Girl on Fox’s sketch comedy series In Living Color.
4. Justin Timberlake
Singer: From N’Sync to “Cry Me A River” to “Suit and Tie,” the man is a master at producing big hits. Oh, and he’s won nine Grammys.
Actor: “Bring it on Down to ______ville” and “[Certain-Body-Part] in a Box” earned him a pair of Emmys for his hilarious appearances on SNL. Oh, and did we mention his break-out dramatic role in The Social Network?
Dancer: I mean, he brought sexy back, didn’t he?
5. Kevin Bacon
Singer: One half of the sizzlin’ music duo The Bacon Brothers (with brother Michael).
Actor: Take your pick: Apollo 13, Footloose, Mystic River, and X-Men: First Class, among others.
Dancer: Footloose and his epic entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Singer: “Like a Virgin,” “Like a Prayer,” “Vogue,” eight No. 1 albums, 16 million concert tickets sold, played the Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2012.
Actor: Won a Golden Globe in 1997 for her performance as Eva Perón in Evita (1997).
Dancer: Well, she did revolutionize music videos by featuring elaborate choreography and artistry that’s never been seen before.
7. Miley Cyrus
Singer: Four albums, including the 2013 smash Bangerz, which contained the hits “We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball.” And then there was everyone’s favorite guilty pleasure “Party in the U.S.A.” from her first EP The Time of Our Lives (2009).
Actor: Y’all remember Miley’s alter-ego Hannah Montana now, don’t you?
Dancer: It’s safe to say most of us wouldn’t know what “twerking” is if Miley hadn’t thrust it into our lives at the 2013 MTV VMAs.
8. Neil Patrick Harris