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Who Is The Most Famous Ellen In The World?

Updated January 31, 2021 581 votes 26 voters 7.9k views70 items

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

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

Ellen DeGeneres is certainly one of the most famous Ellens on this list. One of the famous comedians named Ellen, she is best known for hosting The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She has also appeared in many films including EDtv, Mr. Wrong, and Finding Dory.

Another of the famous people with the first name Ellen is Ellen Pompeo. She is the star of Grey's Anatomy. She also founded the production company Calamity Jane. Ellen Barkin and Ellen Burstyn are also famous actresses named Ellen. 

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

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    Ellen DeGeneres


    BirthplaceMetairie, Louisiana, United States of America

    Ellen Lee DeGeneres ( də-JEN-ər-əs; born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television...  more

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  • Ellen Pompeo2

    Ellen Pompeo


    BirthplaceEverett, Massachusetts, USA

    Ellen Kathleen Pompeo (born November 10, 1969) is an American actress, director, and producer....  more

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    #575 of 843 The Best Actresses in Film History#473 of 568 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

  • Ellen Barkin3

    Ellen Barkin


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ellen Rona Barkin (born April 16, 1954) is an American actress and producer. Her breakthrough...  more

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    #146 of 186 The Greatest Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)#189 of 349 The Best American Actresses Working Today

  • Ellen Burstyn4

    Ellen Burstyn


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Ellen Burstyn (born Edna Rae Gillooly; December 7, 1932) is an American actress best known for...  more

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    #137 of 222 The Best Actresses Working Today#356 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021

  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf5

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf


    BirthplaceMonrovia, Liberia

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th...  more
  • Ellen Ochoa6

    Ellen Ochoa


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Ellen O. Ochoa (born May 10, 1958) is an American engineer, former astronaut and former...  more

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    #16 of 319 The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models#41 of 45 The Hottest Lady Astronauts In NASA History

  • Ellen Dow7

    Ellen Dow


    BirthplaceMount Carmel, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Ellen Rose Albertini Dow (November 15, 1913 – May 4, 2015) was an American film and television...  more
  • Ellen Cleghorne8

    Ellen Cleghorne


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ellen Cleghorne (born November 29, 1965) is an American actress and comedian, best known as a...  more

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  • Ellen von Unwerth9

    BirthplaceHesse, Eurasia, Germany, Frankfurt

    Ellen von Unwerth (born 17 January 1954) is a German photographer and director, specializing...  more
  • Ellen Jokikunnas10

    BirthplaceJanakkala, Finland

    Ellen Jokikunnas (b. 18 November 1976, in Janakkala) is a Finnish model, PR manager, and...  more
  • Ellen Greene11

    Ellen Greene


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ellen Greene (born February 22, 1951) is an American singer and actress. Greene has had a long...  more
  • Ellen Corby12

    Ellen Corby


    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Racine

    Ellen Hansen Corby (June 3, 1911 – April 14, 1999) was an American actress. She is best...  more
  • Ellen J. Kullman13

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware

    Ellen J. Kullman (born January 22, 1956) is a United States business executive. She was...  more
  • Ellen Petri14

    Ellen Petri


    BirthplaceMerksem, Belgium

    Ellen Petri (born 25 May 1982 in Merksem, Antwerp) is a Belgian beauty pageant titleholder who...  more
  • Ellen Wheeler15

    Ellen Wheeler


    BirthplaceGlendale, California, USA

    Ellen Jayne Wheeler (born October 9, 1961 in Glendale, California) is an American actress,...  more

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    #36 of 74 Mormon Celebrities#20 of 51 50+ Practicing Mormon Celebrities

  • Ellen Rocche16

    Ellen Rocche


    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    Ellen Rocche, also known as Ellen Roche is a Brazilian actress and model. She began her career...  more
  • Ellen Hollman17

    Ellen Hollman


    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Ellen Hollman is an American actress....  more

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  • Ellen Wong18

    Ellen Wong


    BirthplaceScarborough, Toronto, Canada

    Ellen Wong is a film actress....  more
  • Ellen Muth19

    Ellen Muth


    BirthplaceMilford, Connecticut, United States of America

    Ellen Muth (born March 6, 1981) is an American actress, known for her role as Georgia...  more
  • Ellen Willis20

    Ellen Willis


    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York

    Ellen Jane Willis (December 14, 1941 – November 9, 2006) was an American left-wing political...  more
  • Ellen Adarna21

    Ellen Adarna


    BirthplaceCebu, Philippines

    Ellen Adarna is a Filipina actress, model of Chinese and Spanish descent. She is currently...  more
  • Ellen White22

    Ellen White


    BirthplaceAylesbury, United Kingdom

    Ellen Toni White (born 9 May 1989) is an English international footballer who plays as a...  more
  • Ellen Foley23

    Ellen Foley


    BirthplaceUSA, St. Louis, Missouri

    Ellen Foley (born June 5, 1951) is an American singer and actress who has appeared on Broadway...  more
  • Ellen Woglom24

    Ellen Woglom


    BirthplaceNashville, Tennessee, United States of America

    Ellen Woglom is an American actress best known for such films and television series as Crash,...  more
  • Ellen Pao25
    Ellen K. Pao is an American lawyer, and interim chief executive officer of Internet company...  more