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Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World? 

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Updated January 15, 2020 1.2k votes 78 voters 86.4k views 92 items

List Rules Vote up the Amy you think is most famous.

How many celebrities named Amy can you think of? The famous Amys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Amy, athletes named Amy, and even political figures named Amy. 

One our famous Amy list there are a number of actresses named Amy, such as Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler. You will also see comedians named Amy on the list, including Amy Schumer. You can't mention Amy's without including singers named Amy, like the late Amy Winehouse. Her award-winning music is still a hit among several generations, and with a documentary film out about her, she's sure to be a favorite.

Amy Adams is also at the top of our list of actresses named Amy. She is funny in Enchanted, mesmerizing in American Hustle, and endearing in Her. If we forgot any celebrities named Amy, simply add them to the list. Then vote up the Amy you think is the most famous. 

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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Dec. at 28 (1983-2011)

Birthplace: Southgate, London, London, United Kingdom

Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, ...more

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Amy Poehler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 47

Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Amy Meredith Poehler (; born September 16, 1971) is an American actress, comedian, director, producer, and writer. After studying improv at Chicago's Second City and ImprovOlympic in the early ...more

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Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 37

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

Amy Beth Schumer (born June 1, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She ventured into comedy in the early 2000s before appearing as a contestant on the fifth season of the NBC ...more

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Amy Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 44

Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy

Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress. Known for both her comedic and dramatic performances, she has been featured three times in annual rankings of the highest-paid ...more

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Amy Smart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 42

Birthplace: Topanga, California, USA

Amy Lysle Smart (born March 26, 1976) is an American actress and former fashion model who rose to prominence in the late 1990s.A native of Los Angeles, Smart began her career modeling in Italy ...more

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Amy Klobuchar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 58

Birthplace: Plymouth, Minnesota, United States of America

Amy Jean Klobuchar (; born May 25, 1960) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Minnesota. A member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, ...more

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Amy Grant is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 58

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Amy Lee Grant (born November 25, 1960) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, author and media personality. She is known for performing contemporary Christian music (CCM) and for a ...more

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Amy Sedaris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 57

Birthplace: USA, New York, Endicott

Amy Louise Sedaris (; born March 29, 1961) is an American actress, comedian and writer known for voicing the character Princess Carolyn in the Netflix animated series BoJack Horseman. She ...more

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Amy Landecker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 49

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Amy Landecker is an American film, stage and television actress. She is known for her supporting roles in films Dan in Real Life, A Serious Man and All Is Bright. In 2014, Landecker began ...more
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Amy Acker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 42

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Amy Louise Acker (born December 5, 1976) is an American actress. She is best known for starring as Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the supernatural drama series Angel (2001–2004), as Kelly Peyton ...more

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Amy Brenneman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 54

Birthplace: USA, Connecticut, New London

Amy Frederica Brenneman (born June 22, 1964) is an American actress, writer, and producer. Brenneman rose to prominence after her performance as Detective Janice Licalsi in the ABC police drama ...more

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Amy Dumas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 43
Amy Christine Dumas (born April 14, 1975), better known by her ring name Lita, is an American professional wrestler, animal welfare activist and singer. She performed as a wrestler with WWE from ...more

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Amy Lowell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Dec. at 51 (1874-1925)

Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts

Amy Lawrence Lowell (February 9, 1874 – May 12, 1925) was an American poet of the imagist school from Brookline, Massachusetts. She posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926.
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Amy Ryan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 50

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

Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski (born May 3, 1969), known professionally as Amy Ryan, is an American actress of stage and screen. A graduate of New York's High School of Performing Arts, she is an ...more

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Amy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 28

Birthplace: Isle of Man

Akira Amy Jane Harpreet Jackson is British mixed Italian Indian Punjabi actress and model known for her work in Indian films. She began her modelling career at the age of 16, and went on to win ...more

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Amy Robach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 46

Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States of America

Amy Joanne Robach (born February 6, 1973) is a television presenter for ABC News. She is the co-anchor of 20/20 and the breaking news anchor/fill-in anchor for Good Morning America. She was a ...more
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Amy Tan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 67

Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America

Amy Tan (born February 19, 1952) is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese American experience. Her novel The Joy Luck Club was adapted into a film ...more

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Amy Heckerling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 64

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

Amy Heckerling (born May 7, 1954) is an American film director. An alumna of both New York University and the American Film Institute, she directed the commercially successful films Fast Times ...more
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Amy Weber is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 48

Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States of America

Amy Marie Weber (born July 2, 1972) is an American actress, model, film producer, singer, and former professional wrestling valet. She is best known for her time in WWE as a WWE Diva. She ...more
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Amy Childs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 28

Birthplace: Barking, London, United Kingdom

Amy Andrea Childs is an English television personality, model, businesswoman and fashion designer. Childs rose to fame after appearing in the first two series of the ITV2 series The Only Way Is ...more
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Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 48

Birthplace: Dennis, Massachusetts, United States of America

Amy Jo Johnson (born October 6, 1970) is an American-Canadian actress, filmmaker, singer-songwriter, and director. Johnson began her acting career in her early twenties, in Mighty Morphin Power ...more

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Amy Yasbeck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 56

Birthplace: Blue Ash, Ohio, United States of America

Amy Marie Yasbeck (born September 12, 1962) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Casey Chappel Davenport on the sitcom Wings from 1994 to 1997, and also having played the ...more

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Amy Acuff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 43

Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States of America

Amy Lyn Acuff (born July 14, 1975) is a track and field athlete from the United States. A high jump specialist, she competed in the 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games as a member of ...more
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Amy Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 32

Birthplace: Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California

Amy Joy Rodriguez (born February 17, 1987) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Utah Royals FC in the National Women's Soccer League and is also a member of the United States ...more
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Amy Irving is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Amy In The World?
Age: 65

Birthplace: USA, California, Palo Alto

Amy Davis Irving (born September 10, 1953) is an American actress of film, stage, and television. Her accolades include an Obie Award, two Golden Globe Award nominations, and one Academy Award ...more