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Who Is The Most Famous Denise in The World?

Updated February 9, 2021 770 votes 30 voters 12.3k views56 items

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

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

Denise Richards is certainly one of the most famous Denises on this list. One of the famous actresses named Denise, she has appeared in such films as Starship Troopers, Wild Things, and The World Is Not Enough. She has also starred on reality shows like Denise Richards: It's Complicated and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Another of the famous people with the first name Denise is Denise Austin. She is a fitness instructor and author. She hosted the exercise show Getting Fit with Denise Austin.

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

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    Denise Austin


    BirthplaceSan Pedro, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Denise Austin (née Katnich; born February 13, 1957) is an American fitness instructor, author, and columnist, and a former member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports....  more
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    Denise Richards


    BirthplaceDowners Grove, Illinois, United States of America

    Alternative NameDenise Richards

    Denise Richards (born February 17, 1971) is an American actress and former fashion model. Her most recognized roles are Carmen Ibanez in Starship Troopers (1997), Kelly Van Ryan in Wild Things (1998)...  more

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    BirthplaceBasildon, Essex, England, UK

    Alternative NameDenise Outen, Denise van Outen

    Denise van Outen (born Denise Kathleen Outen; 27 May 1974) is an English actress, singer, model, dancer and presenter. She presented The Big Breakfast, played Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago both...  more

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    Denise Laurel


    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    Denise Maria Sanz Laurel (born September 30, 1987), better known as Denise Laurel, is a Filipina actress and singer. She is the granddaughter of former vice president Salvador Laurel and...  more
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    Denise Vasi


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Denise Vasi (born March 1, 1983) is an American fashion model and soap opera actress from Brooklyn, New York. She attended Long Island University where she studied Business. She resides in Los...  more
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    Denise Crosby


    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Denise Michelle Crosby (; born November 24, 1957) is an American actress and model, best known for portraying Security Chief Tasha Yar mainly in season one of Star Trek: The Next Generation as well...  more
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    Denise Welch


    BirthplaceEbchester, United Kingdom

    Jacqueline Denise Welch (born 22 May 1958) is an English actress and television presenter. She is known for her roles as Natalie Barnes in Coronation Street (1997–2000) and Steph Haydock in Waterloo...  more
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    Denise Lewis


    BirthplaceWest Bromwich, United Kingdom

    Denise Lewis, (born 27 August 1972, in West Bromwich) is a retired British track and field athlete, who specialised in the heptathlon. She won the gold medal in the heptathlon at the 2000 Sydney...  more
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    BirthplacePonce, Puerto Rico

    Alternative NameDenise Quinones, Denise Quiñones

    Denise Marie Quiñones August (born 9 September 1980) is a Puerto Rican actress, model and beauty queen who is the fourth woman from Puerto Rico to win the Miss Universe contest. Prior to winning the...  more
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    Denise LaSalle


    BirthplaceBelzoni, Mississippi, United States of America

    Ora Denise Allen (July 16, 1939 – January 8, 2018), known by the stage name Denise LaSalle, was an American blues, R&B and soul singer, songwriter, and record producer who, since the death of Koko...  more
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    Denise Nicholas


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

    Donna Denise Nicholas (born July 12, 1944) is an American actress and social activist who was involved in the Civil Rights Movement. She is known primarily for her role as high-school guidance...  more
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    Denise Drysdale


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Moorabbin, Australia

    Denise Anne Christina Drysdale (born 5 December 1948) is an Australian twice-awarded Gold Logie winning television presenter, variety entertainer, actress, singer, dancer and comedian. She is often...  more
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    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Denise Filiatrault, (born May 16, 1931) is a Canadian actress and director. At the 3rd Genie Awards in 1982, she won a "Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role" Genie Award for her...  more
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    Denise Perrier

    Denise Perrier (born February 13, 1935) is a French actress and model who won Miss World 1953. She now goes by "Denise Perrier Lanfranchi." Perrier was crowned Miss France World 1953 by Miss France...  more
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    Denise Boutte


    BirthplaceUSA, Louisiana, Maurice

    Alternative NameDenise Boutté

    Denise Boutte is an American actress and model, who has appeared in the films Why Did I Get Married? as Trina, Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill, as Mandy, Sister's Keeper and Noah's Arc. She...  more
  • 16

    BirthplaceWorcester, Massachusetts

    Denise Rich (née Eisenberg) is a singer-songwriter, socialite, philanthropist and political fundraiser....  more
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    Denise DeBartolo York


    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio

    Marie Denise DeBartolo York (born 1950) is an American billionaire businesswoman, who is the owner and co-chair of the San Francisco 49ers American football team. She is the daughter of late...  more
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    Denise Robins


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Denise Robins (née Denise Naomi Klein; 1 February 1897 - 1 May 1985) was a prolific English romantic novelist and the first President of the Romantic Novelists' Association (1960–1966). She wrote...  more
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    Denise Martin


    BirthplaceRevere, Massachusetts, USA

    Denise Martin is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: China....  more
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    Denise Scott



    Denise Margaret Scott (born 24 April 1955) is an Australian stand-up comedian, actor, television and radio presenter. Scott is currently Melbourne correspondent on Network 10's Studio 10....  more
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    Denise Keller



    Denise Lorraine Keller (born March 24, 1982) is a Singaporean model and former VJ for MTV Asia and currently hosts "Passage to Malaysia" on TLC, part of the Discovery Channel network. She is of...  more
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    BirthplaceCity of Sunderland, United Kingdom

    Denise Robertson (9 June 1932 – 31 March 2016) was a British writer and television broadcaster. She made her television debut as the presenter of the Junior Advice Line segment of the BBC's...  more
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    Denise DuBarry


    BirthplaceKilleen, Texas, United States of America

    Denise DuBarry Hay (March 6, 1956 – March 23, 2019) was an American actress, businesswoman, film producer, and philanthropist. She co-founded Thane International Inc., a direct response industry...  more
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    Denise Chavez


    BirthplaceLas Cruces, New Mexico

    Denise Elia Chávez (born August 15, 1948) is a Chicana author, playwright, and stage director. She has also taught classes at New Mexico State University. She is based in New Mexico....  more
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    Denise Miller


    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Denise Miller (born July 17, 1963) is an American actress. She is noted for her appearances in the television sitcoms Archie Bunker's Place and Fish, as well as the made-for-television movie Sooner...  more