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

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While this isn't a list of all female pundits, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female pundits?" and "Who are the best female pundits?"
Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Pundits
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Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author and syndicated columnist. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. She was a popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, after which, in the 1990s, she became a liberal. She is the former spouse of former Republican congressman Michael Huffington. In 2003, she ran as an independent candidate for Governor in the California recall election. In 2009, Huffington was named as number 12 in Forbes '​ first-ever list of the Most Influential Women In Media. She has also moved up to number 42 in The Guardian '​s Top 100 in Media List. As of 2014, she is listed as the 52nd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. In 2011, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Also Ranked

#67 on The Most Powerful Women Of All Time

#17 on The Most Powerful People on Twitter

#52 on Dream Presidential Debate Moderators

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Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Pundits
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Rachel Anne Maddow is an American television host, political commentator, and author. She hosts a nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC. Her syndicated talk radio program of the same name aired on Air America Radio. Maddow is the first openly gay anchor to host a major prime-time news program in the United States. She holds a doctorate in politics from Oxford University. Asked about her political views by the Valley Advocate, Maddow replied, "I'm undoubtedly a liberal, which means that I'm in almost total agreement with the Eisenhower-era Republican party platform." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States of America

Also Ranked

#80 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

#14 on The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

#21 on The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time

#55 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepmom

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Maureen Dowd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Pundits
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Maureen Bridgid Dowd is an American columnist for The New York Times and best-selling author. During the 1970s and the early 1980s, she worked for Time magazine and the Washington Star, where she covered news as well as sports and wrote feature articles. Dowd joined the Times in 1983 as a metropolitan reporter and eventually became an Op-Ed writer for the newspaper in 1995. In 1999, she was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for her series of columns on the Monica Lewinsky scandal in the Clinton administration. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

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Peggy Noonan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Pundits
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Margaret Ellen "Peggy" Noonan is an American author of several books on politics, religion, and culture, and a weekly columnist for The Wall Street Journal. She was a primary speech writer and Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan and has maintained a conservative leaning in her writings since leaving the Reagan Administration. Five of Noonan's books have been New York Times bestsellers. Noonan is a trustee of the Manhattan Institute. She has been awarded honorary doctorates from Miami University; St. John Fisher College; her alma mater, Fairleigh Dickinson University; Adelphi College; and Saint Francis College. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on America: A Tribute to ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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