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Famous People Named Ella 

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If your name is Ella, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Ella, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Ella can you think of? The famous Ellas below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ella, athletes named Ella, and even political figures named Ella. The music industry is no stranger to the name Ella, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Ella are worth mentioning? This list includes Ella Fitzgerald, Ella Cruz, Ella Baker and Ella Henderson. To read more about these notable people named Ella, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Ella Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Actor, Singer

Age: Dec. at 79 (1917-1996)

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an African-American jazz singer sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. She was noted for her ...more

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Ella Cruz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Child Actor, Actor, Presenter

Age: 22

Birthplace: Philippines, Angat

Gabriela Annjane Umali Cruz also known as Ella Cruz (born August 17, 1996) is a Filipino actress, product endorser, host, commercial & promotional model, and dancer. She is notable as Aryana ...more
Ella Baker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ella

Age: Dec. at 83 (1903-1986)

Birthplace: Virginia

Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986) was an African-American civil rights and human rights activist in the United States. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer ...more
Ella Henderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ella

Age: 23

Birthplace: Tetney, United Kingdom

Gabriella Michelle "Ella" Henderson is a British singer-songwriter. She starred on the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 and got into the final 12 finishing in sixth place, despite ...more
Ella Raines is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Actor

Age: Dec. at 68 (1920-1988)

Birthplace: Snoqualmie Falls, Snoqualmie, Washington, United States of America

Ella Wallace Raines (born Ella Wallace Raubes, August 6, 1920 – May 30, 1988) was an American film and television actress.
Ella Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Asmara, Eritrea

Ella A. Thomas is an Eritrean American actress, model and producer.
Ella Joyce is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Acting Coach, Actor, Writer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Ella Joyce (born Cherron Hoye; June 12, 1954) is an American actress. Joyce is best known for her role as Eleanor Emerson on the FOX comedy-drama sitcom Roc, which originally ran from 1991 until
Ella Purnell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Model, Actor

Age: 22

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Ella Purnell (born 17 September 1996) is an English actress, who has appeared in the films Never Let Me Go (2010), Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) and Churchill (2017). She is ...more
Ella Reeve Bloor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Ella Reeve Bloor

Age: Dec. at 89 (1862-1951)

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

Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor (July 8, 1862 – August 10, 1951) was an American labor organizer and long-time activist in the socialist and communist movements. Bloor is best remembered as ...more
Ella Mae Morse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Singer

Age: Dec. at 75 (1924-1999)

Birthplace: Mansfield, Texas

Ella Mae Morse (September 12, 1924 – October 16, 1999) was an American popular singer.
Ella Shields is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Ella Shields Singer

Age: Dec. at 73 (1879-1952)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Ella Shields (September 27, 1879 – August 5, 1952) was a music hall singer and male-impersonator. Her famous signature song, "Burlington Bertie from Bow", a parody of Vesta Tilley's ...more
Ella Waldek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Ella Waldek Wrestler

Birthplace: Custer, Washington

Elsie Schevchenko (December 2, 1929 – April 17, 2013), better known as Ella Waldek (Mecouch), was an American professional wrestler. She was one of the subjects of the 2005 documentary film ...more
Ella Guevara is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Actor

Age: 20

Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

Ella Guevara (born Janella Denise Yuson Guevara; August 19, 1998, Quezon City) is a Filipina child actress. She rose to fame through her appearance on a talent search on television called ...more
Ella Maillart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Sailor

Age: Dec. at 94 (1903-1997)

Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland

Ella Maillart (or Ella K. Maillart; 20 February 1903, Geneva – 27 March 1997, Chandolin) was a Swiss adventurer, travel writer and photographer, as well as a sportswoman.
Ella Wahlestedt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Actor

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Ella Wahlestedt is an actress.
Ella Gjømle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Cross-country skier

Age: 39

Birthplace: Stathelle, Norway

Ella Gjømle Berg (born May 29, 1979) is a cross-country skier from Stathelle, Bamble, Norway. She competes for Lyn Ski Club, Oslo.
Ella Scott Lynch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Actor

Age: 36

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Ella Scott Lynch (born 27 September 1982 in Sydney) is an Australian actress. Her highest profile role is Shirley Ryan in the series Love Child.
Ella Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Songwriter, Singer

Age: 94

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Ella Jenkins (born August 6, 1924) is an American folk singer and actress. Dubbed “The First Lady of the Children’s Folk Song” by the Wisconsin State Journal, she has been a leading performer of ...more
Ella T. Grasso is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Politician

Age: Dec. at 62 (1919-1981)

Birthplace: Windsor Locks, Connecticut, United States of America

Ella Tambussi Grasso (May 10, 1919 – February 5, 1981) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 83rd Governor of Connecticut from January 8, 1975, to ...more
Ella Rae Peck is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Ella Rae Peck Actor

Age: 28

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Ella Rae Peck is an American actress. She portrayed the roles of Lola Rhodes in The CW series Gossip Girl and Mia Bowers in the NBC series Deception.
Ella Cara Deloria is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Anthropologist, Ethnography, Writer

Age: Dec. at 82 (1889-1971)

Birthplace: South Dakota

Ella Cara Deloria (January 31, 1889 – February 12, 1971), (Yankton Dakota), also called Aŋpétu Wašté Wiŋ (Beautiful Day Woman), was an educator, anthropologist, ethnographer, ...more
Ella Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Musician, Actor, Singer

Age: 35

Birthplace: Wales

Ella Smith (born 6 June 1983) is an English actress. She trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and is a former member of the National Youth Theatre. She attended junior Guildhall ...more
Ella Lemhagen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Screenwriter, Film Director

Age: 53

Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

Ella Lemhagen is a film director and screenwriter.
Ella Bully-Cummings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Police officer

Age: 61

Birthplace: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Ella M. Bully-Cummings (born 1958) was the chief of police of the City of Detroit from 2003 to 2008.
Ella Koon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ella
Model, Actor, Singer

Age: 39

Birthplace: Tahiti, French Polynesia

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