List of famous people named Carmen, along with photos. How many celebrities named Carmen can you think of? The famous Carmens below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Carmen, athletes named Carmen, and even political figures named Carmen. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Carmen? Add them to the list.The most famous woman named Carmen in the world is definitely Carmen Electra, but did you know her real name is actually Tara Leigh Patrick? She rose to fame in the 90s with roles in both Baywatch and the MTV show Singled Out. If you follow the world of drag then you're probably familiar with the trans model Carmen Carrera, who made waves on the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race.