READ

Famous People Named Esther 

Reference
Updated October 13, 2018 5.5k views 100 items
Ever wondered how many famous people named Esther there are? This list of celebrities named Esther includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Esthers on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Esther, actors named Esther, and even athletes named Esther. Well-known Esthers like Esther Williams, Esther Rolle, and Esther Cañadas are just the start of this list.
list ordered by
Esther Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Businessperson, Actor, Swimmer

Age: Dec. at 92 (1921-2013)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California, Inglewood

Esther Jane Williams (August 8, 1921 – June 6, 2013) was an American competitive swimmer and actress. Williams set multiple national and regional swimming records in her late teens as part of ...more

More Esther Williams 

#402 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History #6 of 35 The Best Former Athletes Turned Actors #51 of 76 Famous People with Widow's Peaks

Esther Rolle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Actor

Age: Dec. at 78 (1920-1998)

Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States of America

Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude, for two seasons (1972–1974), ...more

More Esther Rolle 

#1,624 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #41 of 44 Celebrities With Gap Teeth

Esther Cañadas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Fashion Model, Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: Albacete, Spain

Esther Cañadas (Spanish pronunciation: [esˈteɾ kaˈɲaðas]; born 1 March 1977 in Albacete) is a Spanish model and actress.
Esther Rantzen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Journalist, Television producer, Presenter

Age: 78

Birthplace: Berkhamsted, England

Dame Esther Louise Rantzen (born 22 June 1940) is an English journalist and television presenter, who presented the BBC television series That's Life! for 21 years, from 1973 until 1994. She ...more
Esther Phillips is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Singer

Age: Dec. at 49 (1935-1984)

Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Esther Phillips (born Esther Mae Jones; December 23, 1935 – August 7, 1984) was an American singer, best known for her R&B vocals. She was a versatile singer and also performed pop, country, ...more

More Esther Phillips 

#433 of 466 The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers #274 of 525 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song? #38 of 203 Make Your Voice Heard: Who Are the Best Female Jazz Singers?

Esther Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Geelong, Australia

Esther Jackie Anderson (born 13 June 1979) is an Australian actress and model. She is best known for her role as Charlie Buckton on the Australian soap opera Home and Away. She was nominated for ...more
Esther McVey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Television presenter, Businessperson, Politician

Age: 51

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Esther Louise McVey (born 24 October 1967) is a British Conservative Party politician serving as Minister of State for Housing and Planning since 2019, and has served as Member of Parliament ...more
Esther Schweins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Comedian, Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: Oberhausen, Germany

Esther Schweins (born 18 April 1970 in Oberhausen) is a German actress and comedian who became famous through her appearances on the RTL Samstag Nacht show for which she won the Bayerischer ...more
Esther Nubiola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Actor

Age: 35

Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Esther Nubiola is an actress.
Esther Bottomley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Cross-country skier, Athlete

Age: 36

Birthplace: Terang, Australia

Esther Bottomley is a Cross Country Skier.
Esther Ralston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Actor

Age: Dec. at 92 (1902-1994)

Birthplace: USA, Bar Harbor, Maine

Esther Ralston (née Esther Louise Worth; September 17, 1902 – January 14, 1994) was an American film actress who was popular in the silent era.
Esther Duflo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Professor, Economist

Age: 46

Birthplace: Paris, France

Esther Duflo, FBA (French: [dyflo]; born 25 October 1972) is a French American economist, Co-Founder and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and Professor of Poverty ...more
Esther Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Esther Arroyo Model, Actor

Age: 50

Birthplace: Cádiz, Spain

Esther Arroyo is a Spanish actress and model. She was Miss Spain 1990.
Esther Baxter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Model, Actor

Age: 34

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Esther Baxter (born September 24, 1984) is an American model and actress.
Esther Friesner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Poet, Novelist, Author

Age: 67

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

Esther Mona Friesner-Stutzman, née Friesner (born July 16, 1951) is an American science fiction and fantasy author. She is best known for her humorous style of writing, both in the titles ...more
Esther Hall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Esther

Age: 49

Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom

Esther Jane Hall (born 28 August 1970) is an English actress who has appeared in a number of television dramas. Born in Manchester in 1970 and brought up in Cheshire, she took A levels in ...more
Esther De Boer-van Rijk ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Actor

Age: Dec. at 84 (1853-1937)

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Esther De Boer-van Rijk was an actress.
Esther Howard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Actor

Age: Dec. at 73 (1892-1965)

Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States of America

Esther Howard (4 April 1892 – 8 March 1965) was a stage and film character actress who played a wide range of supporting roles, from man-hungry spinsters to amoral criminals, appearing in 108 ...more
Esther Ku is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Esther

Age: 39

Esther Mary Ku (born February 17, 1980) is an American comedian, television personality, and actress. Ku was a cast member on the MTV shows Girl Code and Wild 'N Out.
Esther Scott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Actor

Age: 61

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Esther Scott (born April 25, 1957 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. She began her career as voice actress on Star Wars: Ewoks, before appearing on television shows including ...more
Esther M. Conwell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Physicist, Professor, Electrical engineer

Age: 96

Birthplace: New York

Esther Marley Conwell (May 23, 1922 – November 16, 2014) was a pioneering American chemist and physicist. She studied properties of semiconductors and organic conductors, especially electron ...more
Esther Dyson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Commentator, Journalist, Investor

Age: 67

Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

Esther Dyson (born 14 July 1951) is a Swiss-born American journalist, author, businesswoman, investor, commentator and philanthropist. She is a leading angel investor focused on health care, ...more
Esther Lederberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Scientist

Age: Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Esther Miriam Zimmer Lederberg (December 18, 1922 – November 11, 2006) was an American microbiologist and a pioneer of bacterial genetics. Notable contributions include the discovery of the ...more

More Esther Lederberg 

#7 of 16 16 Brilliant Women From History Who Got No Credit For Their Groundbreaking Work #87 of 796 Famous American Inventors List

Esther Canadas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Esther Dale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Esther
Actor

Age: Dec. at 76 (1885-1961)

Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States of America

Esther Dale (November 10, 1885 – July 23, 1961) was an American actress, best known perhaps for her role as Aunt Genevieve in the 1935 Shirley Temple vehicle, Curly Top.