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Famous Female Philantropists

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List of famous female philantropists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female philantropists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being philantropists. There are thousand of females working as philantropists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic philantropists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a philantropist then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all female philantropists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female philantropists?" and "Who are the best female philantropists?"
Isabella Rossellini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Philantropists
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Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. The daughter of Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and Italian neorealist film director Roberto Rossellini, she is noted for her successful tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as Blue Velvet (1986) and Death Becomes Her (1992). Rossellini also received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in Crime of the Century (1996). ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

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Mýa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Philantropists
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Mýa Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979), known mononymously as Mýa, is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and actress. Born into a musical family, before entering the music industry she appeared on BET's Teen Summit. Signed in 1996 with Interscope Records, she released her eponymous debut album in April 1998. A critical and commercial success, the album produced her first top ten single "It's All About Me." Subsequent singles, "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)" and "Take Me There" continue to raise her profile and attained chart success worldwide, with the former garnering her first Grammy nomination. Fear of Flying, her sophomore album, was released in April 2000 and became ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Belinda Stronach is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Philantropists
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Belinda Caroline Stronach, (born May 2, 1966) is a Canadian businesswoman, philanthropist and former Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of Canada from 2004 to 2008. Originally elected as a Conservative, she later crossed the floor to join the Liberals. From May 17, 2005 to February 6, 2006, Stronach was the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Minister responsible for Democratic Renewal in the government of Paul Martin. After leaving politics, she served as the executive vice-chairman of Magna International, Canada's largest automotive parts manufacturer until December 31, 2010.Stronach is the chairman and president of The Stronach Group and chairman of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada

Suzanne Todd is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Philantropists
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Suzanne Todd is an American film and television producer whose movies have grossed over two billion dollars worldwide. She is the owner of the film production company Team Todd and has produced hits for nearly every major studio. Suzanne's films have been honored by the Academy Awards, Golden Globes and Emmys, and she has been presented with many awards including Women in Film's celebrated Lucy Award, the Independent Spirit Award for Best Picture, Cosmo's Fun Fearless Female Award, the Glaad media award, four Saturn Awards, several MTV Movie Awards, a People's Choice Award and many others. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California