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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, as well ...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.