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Who Is The Most Famous Ella In The World?

Updated December 7, 2020 302 votes 33 voters 16.2k views35 items

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

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

Ella Fitzgerald is certainly one of the most famous Ellas on this list. One of the famous singers named Ella, she started her career with the Chick Webb Orchestra. “Dream a Little Dream of Me,” “Cheek to Cheek,” and “It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)” are among her most popular songs.

Another of the famous people with the first name Ella is Ella Yelich-O'Connor AKA Lorde. She is the New Zealand musician who broke out after her 2013 song, “Royals” became a global hit. To date, she has won two Grammy Awards.

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

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    Ella Fitzgerald

    1917-04-25
    Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an African-American jazz singer...  more

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    Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor (born November 7, 1996), known professionally as Lorde, is a...  more

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    Ella Purnell

    1996-09-17
    Ella Purnell (born 17 September 1996) is an English actress, who has appeared in the films...  more

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    Ella Cruz

    1996-08-17
    Gabriela Annjane Umali Cruz also known as Ella Cruz (born August 17, 1996) is a Filipino...  more
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    Ella Baker

    1903-12-13
    Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986) was an African-American civil...  more
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    Ella Henderson

    1996-01-12
    Gabriella Michelle "Ella" Henderson is a British singer-songwriter. She starred on the ninth...  more

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    Ella Raines

    1920-08-06
    Ella Wallace Raines (born Ella Wallace Raubes, August 6, 1920 – May 30, 1988) was an American...  more
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    Ella Reeve Bloor

    1862-07-08
    Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor (July 8, 1862 – August 10, 1951) was an American labor organizer and...  more
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    Ella Rae Peck

    1990-09-08
    Ella Rae Peck (born September 8, 1990) is an American actress. She portrayed the roles of Lola...  more
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    Ella Thomas

    1981-01-01
    Ella A. Thomas is an Eritrean American actress, model and producer....  more
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    Ella Joyce

    1954-06-12
    Ella Joyce (born Cherron Hoye; June 12, 1954) is an American actress. Joyce is best known for...  more
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    Ella Shields

    1879-09-27
    Ella Shields (September 27, 1879 – August 5, 1952) was a music hall singer and...  more
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    Ella Wahlestedt

    1998-08-01
    Ella Linnea Wahlestedt (born August 1, 1998) is an American-Swedish gymnast/actress who...  more
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    Ella T. Grasso

    1919-05-10
    Ella Tambussi Grasso (May 10, 1919 – February 5, 1981) was an American politician and member...  more
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    Ella Maillart

    1903-02-20
    Ella Maillart (or Ella K. Maillart; 20 February 1903, Geneva – 27 March 1997, Chandolin) was a...  more
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    Ella Waldek

    1929-01-01
    Elsie Schevchenko (December 2, 1929 – April 17, 2013), better known as Ella Waldek (Mecouch),...  more
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    Ella Hall

    1896-03-17
    Ella Hall (March 17, 1896 – September 3, 1981) was an American actress of the silent era. She...  more
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    Ella Gjømle

    1979-05-29
    Ella Gjømle Berg (born May 29, 1979) is a cross-country skier from Stathelle, Bamble, Norway....  more
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    Ella Bleu Travolta

    2000-04-03
    Ella Bleu Travolta is an actress....
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    Ella D'Arcy

    1856-01-01
    Ella D'Arcy (Constance Eleanor Mary Byrne D'Arcy) (23 August 1857 – 5 September 1937) was a...  more
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    Ella Lemhagen

    1965-08-29
    Ella Lemhagen is a film director and screenwriter....  more
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    Ella Young

    1867-12-26
    Ella Young (26 December 1867 – 23 July 1956) was an Irish poet and Celtic mythologist active...  more
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    Ella Drauglis

    1966-05-24
    Ella Guru (born May 24, 1966) is an American painter and musician living in Hastings, United...  more
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    Ella J. Knowles Haskell

    1860-01-01
    Ella Knowles Haskell (July 31, 1860 - January 27, 1911) was an American lawyer, suffragist,...  more
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    Ella Koon

    1979-07-09
    Ella Koon Yun-na (born 9 July 1979) is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress....  more