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List of famous people named Janet, along with photos. How many celebrities named Janet can you think of? The famous Janets below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Janet, athletes named Janet, and even political figures named Janet. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Janet? Add them to the list.

Janet Jackson is the youngest child in the famous Jackson Family. She holds the record for most consecutive top 10 Billboard hits. In 2004, she was featured as a halftime performer in the Super Bowl, where she infamously had a wardrobe malfunction nip-slip that aired on live television. Janet Leigh is definitely a very well known Janet. She's most famous for her iconic role in Psycho, which won her a Golden Globe and a nomination for an Academy Award. She's also the mother of the famous Jamie Lee Curtis and has even performed in two films with her: The Fog and Halloween H2O: 20 Years later.

 

Janet Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Spokesperson, Fashion designer, Record producer Janet Damita Jo Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Known for a series of sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, as well as elaborate ...more

Janet Leigh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Author, Actor Jeanette Helen Morrison, known professionally as Janet Leigh, was an American actress and author. She is best remembered for her performance in Psycho, for which she was awarded the Golden Globe ...more

Janet Mason is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Janet

Janet Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Ruth Montgomery is a British film and TV actress. She is known for her role as Ames in the second season of Fox's Human Target, and also for her appearances in The Hills Run Red and Wrong ...more

Janet Gaynor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Painter, Actor, Visual Artist Janet Gaynor was an American film, stage and television actress and painter. Gaynor began her career as an extra in shorts and silent films. After signing with Fox Film Corporation in 1926, she ...more

Janet Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Marie Gretzky is an American actress. She is married to former ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky.

Janet Napolitano is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Politician, Lawyer Janet Ann Napolitano is an American politician, lawyer, and university administrator who served as Governor of Arizona from 2003 to 2009 and United States Secretary of Homeland Security from ...more

Janet McTeer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet McTeer, OBE is an English actress. She is a Tony Award, Olivier Award and Drama Desk Award winner. She is also a two-time Academy Award nominee. She was made an OBE in the 2008 Queen's ...more

Janet Evans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Athlete, Swimmer Janet Beth Evans is an American former competition swimmer who specialized in distance freestyle events. Evans was a world champion and world record-holder, and won a total of four gold medals ...more

Janet Yellen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Professor, Economist Janet Louise Yellen is an American economist. She is the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, previously serving as Vice Chair from 2010 to 2014. Previously, she was ...more

Janet Lynn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Janet Lynn Nowicki is an American figure skater. She is the 1972 Olympic bronze medalist, a two-time World medalist, and a five-time U.S. national champion.

Janet Reno is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Politician, Lawyer Janet Wood Reno served as the Attorney General of the United States, from 1993 to 2001. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11, 1993. She was ...more

Janet Weiss is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Musician, Drummer Janet Lee Weiss is a rock drummer, best known as a member of Sleater-Kinney and currently also a member of Quasi. She was the drummer for Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, leaving after the album ...more

Janet Jacme is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Pornographic actor Janet Jacme is an American pornographic actress. She entered the adult industry in the early 1990s and has since performed in over 200 movies. In 2006 she became the third black female to be ...more

Janet Varney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Maureen Varney is an American actress best known for hosting TBS's Dinner and a Movie and as the voice of Korra in The Legend of Korra.

Janet Lupo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Nude Glamour Model

Janet Pilgrim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Pilgrim is an American model and office worker for Playboy. She was born in Wheaton, Illinois. She was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month three times: July 1955, December 1955 and ...more

Janet Quist is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Nude Glamour Model, Actor

Janet Langhart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Journalist, Model Janet Langhart Cohen is an American model, television journalist and author. She serves as President and CEO of Langhart Communications and is the spouse of former Defense Secretary William ...more

Janet Street-Porter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Editor, Journalist, Television producer Janet Street-Porter is an English media personality, journalist and broadcaster. She was editor for two years of The Independent on Sunday, but relinquished the job to become editor-at-large in ...more

Janet Gardner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Guitarist, Singer Janet Gardner is an American rock singer.

Janet Evanovich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Novelist, Author, Writer Janet Evanovich is an American writer. She began her career writing short contemporary romance novels under the pen name Steffie Hall, but gained fame authoring a series of contemporary ...more

Janet Suzman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Television director, Theatre Director, Actor Dame Janet Suzman, DBE is a South African/British actress who enjoyed a successful early career in the Royal Shakespeare Company, later replaying many Shakespearean roles, among others, on TV. ...more

Janet Alfano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Pornographic actor

Janet Gunn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Gunn is an American actress who was born on November 2, 1961, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Janet Margolin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Margolin was an American theater, television, and film actress.

Janet Munro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Munro was an English actress.

Janet Dailey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Janet Anne Haradon Dailey was an American author of numerous romance novels as Janet Dailey. Her novels have been translated into nineteen languages and have sold more than 300 million copies ...more

Janet Waldo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor, Voice acting Jeanette Marie Waldo, best known as Janet Waldo, is an American radio, television, animation and live-action film actress. She is best known in animation for voicing Judy Jetson, Nancy in ...more

Janet Morris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Defense policy analyst, Musician, Novelist Janet Ellen Morris is an American author of fiction and nonfiction, best known for her fantasy and science fiction and her authorship of a non-lethal weapons concept for the U.S. military.

Janet Brown is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Comedian, Actor, Impressionist Janet McLuckie Brown was a Scottish actress, comedian, and impressionist who gained considerable fame in the 1970s and 1980s for her impersonations of Margaret Thatcher.

Janet Kidder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Kidder is a Canadian actress. Janet Kidder is the niece of actress Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane in the late 70s and 80s Superman movies. They both appeared in Walk on By, an episode ...more

Janet Frame is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Poet, Novelist, Author Nene Janet Paterson Clutha ONZ CBE better known by her pen name of Janet Frame, was a New Zealand author. She wrote novels, short stories, poetry, juvenile fiction, and an autobiography. Frame's ...more

Janet Wolf is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Janet

Janet Akyüz Mattei is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Janet Akyüz Mattei was a Turkish-American astronomer who was the director of the American Association of Variable Star Observers from 1973 to 2004. Mattei was born in Bodrum, Turkey to a ...more

Janet Jagan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Politician, Writer Janet Rosenberg Jagan was an American-born socialist politician who was the first woman President of Guyana from December 19, 1997, to August 11, 1999. She previously served as the first woman ...more

Janet Kay is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Songwriter, Actor, Singer Janet Kay is a British vocalist best known for her lovers rock hit "Silly Games".

Janet Davies is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor Janet Kathleen Davies was an English actress best known for her recurring role as Mrs. Pike in the long-running sitcom Dad's Army. Although mainly remembered for her role as Mrs Pike in Dad's ...more

Janet Wright is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Theatre Director, Actor Janet Wright is a Canadian actress and theatre director. She is best known for her role as Emma Leroy on the hit Canadian sitcom Corner Gas. Wright won a 2006 Canadian Comedy Award for Pretty ...more

Janet L. Robinson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Businessperson, Journalist Janet L. Robinson is an American publishing executive who became president and chief executive officer of The New York Times Company on December 27, 2004 and retired from that position on ...more

Janet Robin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter Janet Robin is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist from Los Angeles, California.

Janet Leahy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Television producer, Screenwriter Janet Leahy is an American television writer and producer. She has worked in both capacities on the AMC drama series Mad Men and won a WGA Award for her work on the show.

Janet Carroll is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Actor, Singer Janet Carroll was an American film, stage and television character actress. Janet Carroll's career spanned more than four decades and included major roles in Broadway musicals and Hollywood ...more

Janet Perlman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Illustrator, Film Producer, Screenwriter Janet Laurie Perlman is a Canadian animator and children's book author and illustrator whose work includes the short film The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin, which was nominated for an ...more

Janet Parker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Photographer Janet Parker was a British medical photographer who became the last person to die from smallpox. She was exposed to the virus as a result of a laboratory accident at the University of Birmingham ...more

Janet L. Kolodner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Computer scientist Janet L. Kolodner is an American cognitive scientist and learning scientist and a retired Regents' Professor in the School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing at the Georgia Institute ...more

Janet L. Kavandi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Chemist, Astronaut Janet Lynn Kavandi, a native of Carthage, Missouri, is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut. She is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and has served as NASA's Deputy Chief of the ...more

Janet Collins is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Ballet Dancer, Choreographer, Actor Janet Collins was a ballet dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She performed on Broadway, in films, and appeared frequently on television. After moving to Los Angeles at the age of 4, Collins, ...more

Janet Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Race car driver Janet Guthrie is a retired professional race car driver and the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500. Guthrie was originally an aerospace engineer ...more

Janet Holmes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Janet
Janet Holmes Janet Holmes is an American poet, professor, and the director of Ahsahta Press. She is author of six poetry collections, most recently, The ms of m y kin, and has had her poems published in ...more