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Who Is The Most Famous Betty In The World?

Updated November 17, 2020 628 votes 106 voters 25.7k views61 items

List RulesVote up all of the Bettys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Betty can you think of? The famous Bettys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Betty, famous athletes named Betty, and even musicians named Betty.

Betty White is certainly one of the most famous Bettys on this list. One of the famous actresses named Betty, she is TV royalty having starred in classic shows like The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls, and Hot in Cleveland. She also appeared on many game shows including Password, Match Game, and The Hollywood Squares.

Another of the famous people with the first name Betty is Betty Ford. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977. She founded the Betty Ford Center for substance abuse and addiction in 1982. Betty Who and Betty Buckley are two good examples singers named Betty. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous women named Betty? Just add them to the list!

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  • Betty Nguyen1
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    Betty Nguyen

    1974-09-01

    BirthplaceHo Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Betty Nguyen (pronounced Winn) is a Vietnamese-American news anchor, who is currently at WPIX...  more
  • Betty Grable2
    32

    Betty Grable

    1916-12-18

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Elizabeth Ruth Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973) was an American actress, pin-up girl,...  more

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  • Betty White3
    30

    Betty White

    1922-01-17

    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois, United States of America

    Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922) is an American actress and comedian, with...  more

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  • Betty Ford4
    18

    Betty Ford

    1918-04-08

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Elizabeth Anne Ford (née Bloomer; April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011) was the First Lady of the...  more

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  • Betty Gilpin5
    20

    Betty Gilpin

    1986-07-21

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Elizabeth Folan Gilpin (born July 21, 1986) is an American actress. She is best known for...  more
  • Betty Who6
    20

    Betty Who

    1991-10-05

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Jessica Anne Newham, better known by her stage name Betty Who, is an Australian...  more
  • Betty Boo7
    20

    Betty Boo

    1970-03-06

    BirthplaceKensington, London, United Kingdom

    Alison Moira Clarkson (born 6 March 1970 in Kensington, London), better known as Betty Boo, is...  more

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  • Betty Friedan8
    12

    Betty Friedan

    1921-02-04

    BirthplacePeoria, Illinois

    Betty Friedan ( February 4, 1921 – February 4, 2006) was an American feminist writer and...  more
  • Betty Buckley9
    17

    Betty Buckley

    1947-07-03

    BirthplaceBig Spring, Texas, USA

    Betty Lynn Buckley (born July 3, 1947) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1983...  more

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  • Betty Brosmer10
    14

    Betty Brosmer

    1935-08-02

    BirthplacePasadena, California

    Betty Brosmer (born August 2, 1935), later known by her married name Betty Weider, is an...  more
  • Betty Thomas11
    11

    Betty Thomas

    1948-07-27

    BirthplaceUSA, St. Louis, Missouri

    Betty Thomas (born Betty Lucille Nienhauser, July 27, 1948) is an American actress, director,...  more

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  • Betty Hutton12
    15

    Betty Hutton

    1921-02-26

    BirthplaceBattle Creek, Michigan, USA

    Betty Hutton (born Elizabeth June Thornburg; February 26, 1921 – March 12, 2007) was an...  more

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  • Betty Marsden13
    10

    Betty Marsden

    1919-02-24

    BirthplaceLiverpool, England

    Betty Marsden (24 February 1919 – 18 July 1998) was an English comedy actress. She is...  more
  • Betty Carter14
    15

    Betty Carter

    1929-05-16

    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan

    Betty Carter (born Lillie Mae Jones; May 19, 1929 – September 26, 1998) was an American jazz...  more

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  • Betty Cuthbert15
    15

    Betty Cuthbert

    1938-04-20

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Elizabeth Alyse Cuthbert, (20 April 1938 – 6 August 2017) was an Australian athlete and a...  more

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  • Betty Heidler16
    8

    Betty Heidler

    1983-10-14

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    Betty Heidler (born 14 October 1983) is a retired German track and field athlete who competed...  more
  • Betty Blythe17
    12

    Betty Blythe

    1893-09-01

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Betty Blythe (born Elizabeth Blythe Slaughter; September 1, 1893 – April 7, 1972) was an...  more
  • Betty Comden18
    12

    Betty Comden

    1917-05-03

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Betty Comden was one-half of the musical-comedy duo Comden and Green, who provided lyrics,...  more
  • Betty Garrett19
    8

    Betty Garrett

    1919-05-23

    BirthplaceSaint Joseph, Missouri, USA

    Betty Garrett (May 23, 1919 – February 12, 2011) was an American actress, comedian, singer and...  more
  • Betty Shabazz20
    10

    Betty Shabazz

    1934-05-28

    BirthplacePinehurst, Georgia, United States of America

    Betty Shabazz (born Betty Dean Sanders; May 28, 1934 – June 23, 1997), also known as Betty X,...  more
  • Betty Furness21
    11

    Betty Furness

    1916-01-03

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Elizabeth Mary Furness (January 3, 1916 – April 2, 1994) was an American actress, consumer...  more
  • Betty Williams22
    7

    Betty Williams

    1943-05-22

    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Betty Williams (born 22 May 1943, Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a co-recipient with Mairead...  more
  • Betty Wright23
    8

    Betty Wright

    1953-12-21

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    Bessie Regina Norris, better known by her stage name, Betty Wright (born December 21, 1953),...  more

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  • Betty Lennox24
    11

    Betty Lennox

    1976-12-04

    BirthplaceOklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Betty Bernice Lennox (born December 4, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • Betty Neels25
    5

    Betty Neels

    1909-09-15

    BirthplaceDevon, United Kingdom

    Betty Neels (born 15 September 1909 in Leyton, England – d. 7 June 2001 in England) was a...  more