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20 Famous Cosplayers to Follow

Dale David
Written By
Dale David
Published On
Jun 23, 2023
A collage of 5 famous cosplayers

Let’s be real. These famous cosplayers didn’t come to play—they came to slay.

With Comic-Con in San Diego coming up soon (you know, the world’s biggest comic convention), it’s time to start following those who are totally winning the costume-playing game. 

Check out the top cosplayers below who flawlessly bring all our favourite characters to life!

Meg Turney | @megturney

Meg Turney’s a Twitch streamer, model, and cosplayer with over 689k followers on Instagram.

She initially rose to fame through her hosting work on her on SourceFed and Rooster Teeth’s The Know. It wasn’t long before her cosplay talent got recognized, which led to her becoming a regular at Comic-Con

Meg Turney

Image source: Instagram

Liz Katz | @lizkatzofficial

Liz Katz entered the world of professional cosplay after winning IGN’s Best Cosplay at WonderCon 2012.

She’s since been featured in magazines like Playboy and FHM and also gained a huge following as a gamer on the Twitch platform.

Liz Katz 

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Jessica Nigri | @jessicanigri

When it comes to famous cosplayers, you can count on it that Jessica Nigri always makes it to the list. 

Her 3.9 million followers on Instagram can’t get enough of her on-point cosplay looks that she’s been perfecting since 2009.

Her popularity has led to her becoming an official spokesmodel for video games and comic book series, such as Lollipop Chainsaw and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

Jessica Nigri 

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Linda Le “Vampy Bit Me” | @vampybitme

If you see a cosplayer who looks like she literally walked out of an anime series, it’s most likely Linda Le, also known as “Vampy Bit Me.”

She’s been dressing up as classic anime and video game characters since the age of 12. And now, at 40 years old, she’s attended hundreds of fan conventions and continues to be one of the top cosplayers to be reckoned with because of her unparalleled costume looks.

Linda Le 

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Yaya Han | @yayahan

Yaya Han has quite a few impressive titles to her name: cosplayer, designer, author, and entrepreneur.

Because of her expertise, she’s frequently tapped as a judge for cosplay competitions, including TBS’ reality show King of the Nerds. She was also featured on the Syfy channel’s Heroes of Cosplay

Yaya Han 

Image source: Instagram

Kat Gunn | @mystikgunn

Aside from being one of the most famous cosplayers, Kat Gunn also reigns as a record-breaking gamer.

In 2010, she won the second season of WCG Ultimate Gamer. The year 2016 marked her break as a global phenomenon when she made a Guinness World Record for being the highest-earning female gamer

Kat Gunn

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Anna Faith Carlson | @annafaith

It was back in 2014 when Anna Faith first broke the internet (or the ice, rather) and was discovered as a look-alike of Elsa from the Disney movie Frozen.

She’s since gained a massive following for cosplaying that character and has appeared in various magazines, TV shows, and radio shows because of the uncanny resemblance.

Proving that her cosplay skills know no boundaries, she’s also treated fans to other incredible costumes, like Harley Quinn, Queenie Goldstein, and Wonder Woman.

Anne Faith Carlson

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Riki LeCotey | @ridd1e

Riki LeCotey is one of the top cosplayers in the world who’s totally living the dream.

Not only was she a main cast member on Syfy channel’s reality show Heroes of Cosplay from 2013 to 2014, but she’s also worked as a specialty costumer on movies like X-Men: First Class and Captain America: Civil War

We’re totally not jealous, you are.

Riki LeCotey

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Megan Coffey | @starbuxx

Megan Coffey, who goes by the Instagram handle @starbuxx (super catchy, right?), has been cosplaying since 2013. From Genshin Impact to Zelda costumes, there’s nothing she can’t pull off.

Did we mention she also holds a master’s degree in biology? 🔬 Gotta love those who are pros in science and the arts! 

Megan Coffey

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Amie Lynn | @misshabit 

Amie Lynn has been elevating the cosplay scene ever since she found interest in it straight out of high school. 

This famous cosplayer is also an avid biker who hits the road with motorcycle collectives like The Litas Los Angeles and The Litas Tijuana!

Amie Lynn

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Mia “Ani-Mia” McLaughlin | @animiaofficial

Having been a guest at over 150 conventions across the globe, Mia “Ani-Mia” McLaughlin has solidified her status as one of the most famous cosplayers out there who’s frequently invited to judge contests.

You might also know her as the Cosplay Writer for Otaku USA Magazine, the premiere print magazine about anime and manga in the U.S.

Mia “Ani-Mia” McLaughlin

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Stella Chuu | @stellachuuuuu

As one of the top cosplayers in the world, Stella Chuu has earned features in premier publications like “Cosplay Culture Magazine,” “C.N.B.C.,” and “Kotaku.”

She also hosts the show Stella Transforms, where she transforms famous streamers and YouTubers into stunning cosplays. 

Stella Chuu

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Maria Chante “Maweezy” Ramos | @maweezy

This cosplayer rose to fame in 2017 when her take on Khaleesi White Walker went viral—even HBO was so impressed that they plugged it on their official social media channels!

Maweezy cosplays as popular characters and superheroes all the time. And yet she, herself, is a true hero who served as a frontline medical worker in the ICU during the height of the pandemic


Image source: Instagram 

Jannet Vinogradova | @jannetincosplay

Jannet Vinogradiva is one of the top cosplayers who’s taken her love for this art form to a whole new level!

She founded the @incosplay.brand that provides top-notch individual wig styling and quality costume sewing—now anyone can easily transform into their dream character.

Jannet Viogradova 

Image source: Instagram 

Lindsay Elyse | @gglindsayelyse

Apart from being among the most famous cosplayers, Lindsay Elyse is also a full-time Twitch streamer.

So when you follow her on social media, you’ll get treated to amazing cosplay looks, but you’ll also learn helpful tips for games like Diablo IV and World of Warcraft.

Lindsay Elyse

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Kay Pike | @kaypikefashion

Okay, but Kay Pike is the queen of body paint—no contest. Putting a unique twist on cosplay, she uses her paintbrush rather than a sewing machine to bring jaw-dropping looks to life.

Her goal is to uplift others with art—and seeing how many loyal followers she has, there’s no doubt that she’s succeeded at that.

Kay Pike

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Ivy Doomkitty | @ivydoomkitty

Ivy Doomkitty has been stealing the show with her on-point cosplays since 2011. And in the process, she’s been raising her voice for the “Cospositivity” advocacy, which highlights that anyone can cosplay any character no matter what their age, race, gender, or body type is.

Amidst her dynamic content, you’ll also find stunning travel posts!

Ivy Doomkitty

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D-Piddy | @_dpiddy

You’ve seen him in memes, gifs, and at the biggest conventions. If there’s one Deadpool cosplayer who’s managed to go viral more times than anyone can ever remember, it’s D-Piddy.

You might also remember him from the “Gangnam Style” music video parody (where he was dressed as Deadpool, of course), which garnered over 58 million views!


Image source: Instagram 

Peter Adrian Sudarso | @petersadrian

Being a cosplayer is just one of Peter Adrian Sudarso’s many talents—he’s also an actor, dancer, commercial model, and surfer.

In fact, he’s a bonafide superhero himself. Yup, your eyes aren’t deceiving you; he played the Blue Ranger on the Power Rangers Ninja Steel TV series from 2017 to 2018.

Peter Adrian Sudarso

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Chris Villain | @chrisvillain

He may go by the name “Chris Villain,” but this cosplayer’s life is so fun and exciting that we’re sure he’s the lead character in his story.

Beyond cosplaying Disney characters, he’s also known for posting Disney song covers and parodies. On top of that, he appeared in the Power Rangers: Shattered Past TV series back in 2020.

And when he’s not busy as a cosplayer, actor, and singer, you’ll find him attending red-carpet events for the biggest blockbuster movies.

Chris Villain

Image source: Instagram 

Play The Influencer Marketing Game

Aside from pulling off out-of-this-world looks for everyone to see, these famous cosplayers are also in-demand ambassadors for brand partnerships.

If you’re thinking about boosting brand awareness amongst the cosplay crowds, then influencer marketing is the way to go. 

Here at The Influence Agency, our experts consistently execute top-tier digital marketing campaigns that always win the game.

Interested in getting started? Talk to us today.



  • Dale David

    Dale David is a Content Writer at The Influence Agency. She's also a sneaker-wearing, guitar-playing, light wash denim-clad, pizza-munching, proud European '90s baby.

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  • Dale David

    Dale David is a Content Writer at The Influence Agency. She's also a sneaker-wearing, guitar-playing, light wash denim-clad, pizza-munching, proud European '90s baby.

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