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Who Is The Most Famous Joy In The World?

Updated January 20, 2021 277 votes 23 voters 8.1k views34 items

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

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

Joy Behar is certainly one of the most famous Joys on this list. One of the famous comedians named Joy, she has served as co-host on The View since 1997. She also hosted The Joy Behar Show and Late Night Joy.

Another of the famous people with the first name Joy is Joy Bryant. She is a model turned actress. She is best known for playing Jasmine in Parenthood.

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

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    Joy Behar

    1942-10-07

    BirthplaceWilliamsburg, New York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Josephine Victoria "Joy" Behar (; née Occhiuto; born October 7, 1942) is an American comedian,...  more

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    #11 of 131 The Most Annoying TV Hosts#3 of 160 The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

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    Joy Bryant

    1974-10-18

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Joy Bryant (born October 18, 1974) is an American actress and former fashion model. She has...  more

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    #98 of 223 The Greatest Black Actresses Of All Time#37 of 48 Female Celebrities Who Are 5’9"

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    Joy Reid

    1968-12-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, NY

    Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid (born December 8, 1968), known professionally as Joy Reid, is an...  more
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    Joy Giovanni

    1982-01-20

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Joy Giovanni (born January 20, 1978) is an American actress, glamour model, retired...  more
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    Joy Philbin

    1941-02-01

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Bette Joy Philbin (née Senese; born February 1, 1941) is an American television personality,...  more
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    Joy Williams

    1982-11-14

    BirthplaceMount Hermon, California

    GenderFemale

    Joy Elizabeth Williams (born November 14, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter. The winner...  more

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    Joy Page

    1924-11-09

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Joy Page (November 9, 1924 – April 18, 2008) was an American actress best known for her role...  more
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    Joy Cowley

    1936-08-07

    BirthplaceLevin, New Zealand

    GenderFemale

    Cassia Joy Cowley (née Summers; born 7 August 1936) is a New Zealand author best known for...  more
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    Joy Enriquez

    1978-06-06

    BirthplaceWhittier, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Joy Charity Enriquez (born June 6, 1978) is an American singer and actress who has appeared on...  more
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    Joy Davidman

    1915-04-18

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderFemale

    Helen Joy Davidman (18 April 1915 – 13 July 1960) was an American poet and writer. Often...  more
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    Joy Garrett

    1945-03-02

    BirthplaceTexas, Fort Worth, USA

    GenderFemale

    Joyce Irene Garrett (March 2, 1945 – February 11, 1993) was an American actress and vocalist....  more
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    Joy Fielding

    1945-03-18

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    GenderFemale

    Joy Fielding (née Tepperman; born March 18, 1945) is a Canadian novelist and actress. She...  more
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    Joy Harjo

    1951-05-09

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma

    GenderFemale

    Joy Harjo (born on May 9, 1951, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mvskoke) is a poet, musician, and author. She...  more
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    Joy Kogawa

    1935-06-06

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    GenderFemale

    Joy Nozomi Kogawa, CM, OBC (born June 6, 1935) is a Canadian poet and novelist of Japanese...  more
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    Joy Tanner

    1966-03-07

    BirthplaceRochester, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Joy Tanner (born March 7, 1966) is an American-born Canadian actress, who is best known for...  more
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    Joy Denalane

    1973-06-11

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    GenderFemale

    Joy Maureen Denalane (born 11 June 1973) is a German singer-songwriter, known for her mixture...  more
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    Joy Fawcett

    1968-02-08

    BirthplaceInglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Joy Lynn Fawcett (née Joy Biefeld; February 8, 1968) is a retired American professional soccer...  more
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    Joy Westmore

    1932-01-01

    BirthplaceAustralia

    GenderFemale

    Joy Westmore (née Grisold) (born in 1932, in Australia is an Australian actress, of radio,...  more
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    Joy Shelton

    1922-06-03

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    GenderFemale

    Joy Winstanley Shelton (3 June 1922 – 28 January 2000) was an English actress who performed in...  more
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    Joy Malbon is a Canadian journalist with CTV National News, based in Washington D.C. A veteran...  more
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    Joy Nilo

    1970-01-11

    BirthplaceOriental Mindoro, Philippines

    GenderMale

    Joy T. Nilo (born January 11, 1970) is a Filipino composer who specializes in a cappella...  more
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    Joy Ogwu

    1946-08-23

    GenderFemale

    Joy Uche Angela Ogwu (born August 22, 1946) is a former Foreign Minister of Nigeria and a...  more
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    Joy Lynn White

    1961-07-24

    BirthplaceArkansas

    GenderFemale

    Joy Lynn White is an American country music singer-songwriter. White was born in Arkansas but...  more

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    Joy De Vivre

    1956-01-01

    GenderFemale

    Joy De Vivre was one of several singers in the anarcho-punk band Crass. She was one of the two...  more
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    Joy Ishii is Assistant Professor of Finance in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford...  more