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Who Is The Most Famous Jeanette In The World?

Updated May 28, 2021 232 votes 20 voters 3.3k views28 items

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

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

Jeanette MacDonald is certainly one of the most famous Jeanettes on this list. One of the famous actresses named Jeanette, she is best known for her musical films. The Love Parade, Love Me Tonight, and The Merry Widow are among her notable projects. Jeanette Miller is also a famous actress named Jeanette.

Another of the famous people with the first name Jeanette is Jeanette Lee. She is a professional pool player. She won a gold medal at the 2001 World Games.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Jeanette? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the famous Jeanettes that you recognize. 

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    Jeanette Aw



    Jeanette Aw Ee-Ping (born 28 June 1979), better known by her stage name Ou Xuan (欧萱), is an actress, filmmaker and author. Aw was named as one of the Seven Princesses of Mediacorp in 2006, after...  more
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    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jeanette Anna MacDonald (June 18, 1903 – January 14, 1965) was an American singer and actress best remembered for her musical films of the 1930s with Maurice Chevalier (The Love Parade, Love Me...  more

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    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    Jeanette Biedermann (born February 22, 1980) is a German singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. Born and raised in the greater Berlin area, Biedermann began performing as a member...  more
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    Jeanette Nolan


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Jeanette Nolan (December 30, 1911 – June 5, 1998) was an American actress. Nominated for four Emmy Awards, she had roles in the television series The Virginian (1962–1971) and Dirty Sally (1974); and...  more
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    Jeanette Loff


    BirthplaceOrofino, Idaho, United States of America

    Jeanette Loff (born Janette Clarinda Lov; October 9, 1906 – August 4, 1942) was an American actress, musician, and singer who came to prominence for her appearances in several Pathé Exchange and...  more
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    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Janette Anne Dimech (10 October, 1951 in London), who performs under the name Jeanette, is a British-born -Spanish singer who has resided in Spain since the age of 12, and sings primarily in Spanish....  more
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    Jeanette Jurado


    BirthplacePico Rivera, California

    Jeanette Livier Jurado (born November 14, 1965, Pico Rivera, California) is a member of the popular girl group Exposé, along with Ann Curless , Gioia Bruno and, in the group's later years, Kelly...  more
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    Jeanette Hain


    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    Jeanette Hain is an actress....  more
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    Jeanette Lindström



    Jeanette Lindström is a Swedish singer, composer and lyricist. She grew up in Östersund and Ås in the Jämtland region of Sweden. Jeanette Lindström made her recording debut on Caprice Records with...  more
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    Jeanette Sterke


    BirthplacePrague, Czech Republic

    Jeanette Laura Sterke (born 25 March 1933) is a British actress. Sterke was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Her parents emigrated to England to escape the Nazis. She went to school in England and...  more
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    Jeanette Scott

    Jeanette Scott is a set decorator and film art director....
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    Jeanette O'Connor is an actress and casting director....  more
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    Jeanette Atwood

    Jeanette "Jett" Atwood is an American animator and cartoonist currently living in San Francisco. A graduate of classical animation at Sheridan College, Jett has worked on numerous video games and...  more
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    Jeanette Bolden


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Jeanette Bolden (born January 26, 1960) is an American Olympic athlete who formerly competed in the 100 metres. She is currently the head coach of the track and field team at the University of...  more
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    Jeanette Brakewell

    Jeanette Brakewell (born 4 February 1974) has been riding since the age of four and is a professional eventing rider. She was a member of both the British silver medal team at the Athens Olympics of...  more
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    Jeanette I. Sustad


    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota

    Colonel Jeanette I. Sustad, USMC (September 9, 1922 – February 5, 1978) was sixth director of Women Marines from 1969 until her retirement in 1973, for which she was awarded the Legion of Merit for...  more
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    Jeanette Jenkins

    Jeanette Jenkins is the founder and president of the Hollywood Trainer fitness company. She studied human kinetics at NJCU. Jenkins is also the host of Lifetime Television's My Workout:Powered by...  more
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    Jeanette Kwakye


    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom

    Jeanette Boahemaa Kwakye (pronounced kwah-chee) is a retired British sprinter....  more
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    Jeanette Lee


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jeanette Lee (born Lee Jin-Hee, Hangul: 이진희, July 9, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American professional pool player. She was nicknamed the Black Widow by her friends because, in spite of her...  more

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    Jeanette Mott Oxford


    BirthplaceEldorado, Illinois

    Jeanette Mott Oxford (born July 16, 1954) is an American activist and politician from Missouri. She is a currently the Executive Director of the Missouri Association for Social Welfare, after having...  more
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    Jeanette Powell


    BirthplacePrescot, United Kingdom

    Elizabeth Jeanette Powell (born 4 February 1949) is a British-born Australian politician. She was a National Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 2002 to 2014, representing the...  more
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    BirthplaceManchester, United Kingdom

    Jeanette Winterson (born 27 August 1959) is an English writer, who became famous with her first book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, a semi-autobiographical novel about a sensitive teenage girl...  more

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    Jeanette Wohl


    BirthplaceFrankfurt, Germany

    Jeanette Wohl (October 16, 1783, Frankfurt am Main – November 27, 1861, Paris) was a longtime friend and correspondent of Ludwig Börne. She inherited the rights to his literary works after his death...  more
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    BirthplaceKongens Lyngby, Denmark

    Jeanette Ottesen (born 30 December 1987) is a Danish competitive swimmer who participated at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. In total she has won 50 international medals. She currently...  more
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    Jeanette Winter

    Jeanette Winter is an award-winning author and illustrator....  more