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Who Is The Most Famous Gloria In The World?

Updated January 29, 2021 426 votes 34 voters 11.5k views53 items

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

Gloria Estefan is certainly one of the most famous Glorias on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters named Gloria, she started as the singer of Miami Sound Machine before launching a successful solo career. “Get On Your Feet,” “Turn the Beat Around, “ and “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You” are among her biggest hits. Gloria Gaynor is another famous singer named Gloria. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Gloria is Gloria Swanson. She was an actress best known for starring in Sunset Boulevard. She also appeared in Sadie Thompson and The Trespasser among other films.

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

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    Gloria Estefan


    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    Gloria Estefan (born September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. A contralto, she started her career as the lead singer in the group "Miami Latin Boys",...  more

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    Gloria Steinem


    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, USA

    Gloria Marie Steinem (; born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader and a spokeswoman for the American...  more

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    Gloria Allred


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Gloria Rachel Allred (née Bloom; born July 3, 1941) is an American women's rights attorney notable for taking high-profile and often controversial cases, particularly those involving the protection...  more

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    Gloria Swanson


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Gloria May Josephine Swanson (March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1983) was an American actress and producer. A major Hollywood star of the silent era, she later achieved widespread critical acclaim and...  more

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    Gloria Gaynor


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Gloria Gaynor (born September 7, 1947) is an American singer, best known for the disco era hits "I Will Survive" (Hot 100 number 1, 1979), "Never Can Say Goodbye" (Hot 100 number 9, 1974), "Let Me...  more

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    Gloria Pall


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Gloria Pall (July 15, 1927 – December 30, 2012) was an American model, showgirl, actress, author and businesswoman. Gloria Pallatz was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1927. During World War II, she...  more
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    Gloria Vanderbilt


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (February 20, 1924 – June 17, 2019) was an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite. She was a member of the Vanderbilt family of New York...  more


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    Gloria Stuart


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Gloria Frances Stuart (née Gloria Stewart; July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010) was an American actress, visual artist, and activist. She was initially known for her roles in Pre-Code films, though...  more
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    Gloria Guida


    BirthplaceMerano, Italy

    Gloria Guida (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɡlɔːrja ˈɡwiːda]; born 19 November 1955) is an Italian actress and model. She is most famous for starring in the commedia erotica all'italiana, particularly La...  more
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    Gloria Grahame


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Gloria Grahame Hallward (November 28, 1923 – October 5, 1981), known professionally as Gloria Grahame, was an American stage, film, and television actress and singer. She began her acting career in...  more
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    Gloria Jean


    BirthplaceBuffalo, NY

    Gloria Jean (April 14, 1926 – August 31, 2018) was an American actress and singer who starred or co-starred in 26 feature films from 1939 to 1959, and made numerous radio, television, stage, and...  more
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    Gloria Reuben


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Gloria Elizabeth Reuben (born June 9, 1964) is a Canadian producer, singer and actress of film and television, known for her role as Jeanie Boulet on the medical drama ER and Marina Peralta on...  more
  • 13

    Gloria Rhoads


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Gloria Rhoads is an actress....  more
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    Gloria DeHaven


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Gloria Mildred DeHaven (July 23, 1925 – July 30, 2016) was an American actress and singer who was a contract star for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer....  more
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    Gloria Dickson


    BirthplacePocatello, Idaho, United States of America

    Gloria Dickson (August 13, 1917 – April 10, 1945) was an American stage and screen actress of the 1930s and 1940s....  more
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    Gloria Hendry


    BirthplaceWinter Haven, Florida, United States of America

    Gloria Hendry (born March 3, 1949), also known inaccurately as Gloria Henry, is an American actress and former Playboy model. She is best known for her roles in films from the 1970s, most notably:...  more
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    Gloria Henry


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA

    Gloria Henry (April 2, 1923 – April 3, 2021) was an American actress, best known for her role as Alice Mitchell, Dennis’s mother, from 1959 to 1963 on the CBS family sitcom Dennis the Menace....  more
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    Gloria Foster


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Gloria Foster (November 15, 1933 – September 29, 2001) was an American actress. She had acclaimed roles in plays In White America and Having Our Say, winning three Obie Awards during her career. She...  more
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    Gloria Trevi


    BirthplaceMonterrey, Mexico

    Gloria Trevi (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈgloɾja ˈtɾeβi]; born Gloria de los Ángeles Treviño Ruiz on February 15, 1968) is a Mexican singer-songwriter, dancer, actress, television hostess, music video...  more
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    Glória Pires


    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Glória Maria Cláudia Pires de Morais (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɡlɔɾjɐ mɐˈɾi.ɐ ˈklawdʒɐ ˈpiɾiʒ dʒi moˈɾajʃ]); born August 23, 1963) is a Brazilian actress. She is best known for her roles in Rede...  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

    Maria Gloria Macaraeg Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947) is a Filipino professor and politician who was the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 until 2010. She recently held the position...  more
  • 22

    Gloria Talbott


    BirthplaceGlendale, California, USA

    Gloria Talbott (February 7, 1931 – September 19, 2000) was an American film and television actress....  more
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    Gloria Jones


    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Gloria Richetta Jones (born October 19, 1945) is an American singer and songwriter from Los Angeles, California, who first found success in the U.K., being recognized there as "The Northern Queen of...  more
  • 24

    BirthplaceRio Grande Valley

    Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa (September 26, 1942 – May 15, 2004) was an American scholar of Chicana cultural theory, feminist theory, and queer theory. She loosely based her best-known book,...  more
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    Gloria Borger


    BirthplaceNew Rochelle, New York, United States of America

    Gloria Anne Borger (born September 22, 1952) is an American political pundit, journalist, and columnist. Borger was previously a contributing editor and columnist for U.S. News & World Report...  more