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Who Is The Most Famous Karen In The World?

Updated October 16, 2020 744 votes 57 voters 47.1k views85 items

List RulesVote up all the Karens you have heard of.

How many celebrities named Karen can you think of? The famous Karens below have many different professions, including notable actresses named Karen, famous comedians named Karen, and even political figures named Karen. 

Karen Gillan, of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Guardians of the Galaxy fame is certainly one of the most famous Karens on this list. Another of the famous people with the first name Karen is Karen Kilgariff. She's a comedian, actress, and singer, most known for being one of the co-hosts of popular true crime podcast, My Favorite Murder.

Karen Carpenter is one of the famous singers named Karen, along with Karen Marie Aagaard Ørsted Andersen, who actually goes by MØ. This list also features famous movie stars named Karen, like Karen Black. There are also singers named Karen, models named Karen, and athletes named Karen. 

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

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    Karen Gillan

    1987-11-28
    Karen Sheila Gillan (born 28 November 1987) is a Scottish actress and filmmaker. She played...  more

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    Karen Carpenter

    1950-03-02
    Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer who...  more

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    Karen O

    1978-11-22
    Karen Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978), is a South Korean-born American singer,...  more

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    Karen Mulder

    1970-06-01
    Karen Mulder (born 1 June 1970) is a Dutch model and singer. During the 1990s, she was...  more

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    Karen Allen

    1951-10-05
    Karen Jane Allen (born October 5, 1951) is an American film and stage actress. After making...  more
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    Karen Black

    1939-07-01
    Karen Blanche Black (née Ziegler; July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) was an American actress,...  more

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    Karen Elson

    1979-01-14
    Karen Jill Elson (born 15 January 1979) is an English supermodel and singer-songwriter....  more

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    Karen Duffy

    1962-05-23
    Karen "Duff" Duffy (born May 23, 1962) is an American writer, model, television personality,...  more
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    Karen Alexander

    1946-01-01
    Karen Alexander (born 1946) was an American singer-songwriter who had some success in the...  more
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    Karen Valentine

    1947-05-25
    Karen Valentine (born May 25, 1947) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as...  more
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    Karen Fairchild

    1969-09-28
    Karen Fairchild is a member of the musical group, Little Big Town....  more

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    Karen David

    1979-04-15
    Karen Shenaz David (born 15 April 1979 or 1980) is an Indo-Canadian actress, singer and...  more
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    Karen Jarrett

    1972-10-12
    Karen Jarrett (née Smedley and formerly Angle, born October 12, 1972) is an American ...  more
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    Karen Briggs

    1963-01-01
    Karen Briggs may refer to: Karen Briggs (musician) (born 1963), American violinist Karen...  more
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    Karen Russell

    1981-07-10
    Karen Russell (born July 10, 1981) is an American novelist and short story writer. Her debut...  more
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    Karen Hassan

    1981-07-01
    Karen Hassan (born 31 July 1981) is an Northern Irish actress, born in Belfast, Northern...  more
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    Karen Blixen

    1885-04-17
    Baroness Karen Christenze von Blixen-Finecke (born Dinesen; 17 April 1885 – 7 September 1962)...  more

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    Karen McCarthy

    1947-03-18
    Karen McCarthy (March 18, 1947 – October 5, 2010) was an American politician. She served as...  more

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    Karen Reyes

    1996-10-17
    Karen Mae Reyes is a Filipina actress. On July 7, 2012, she was declared Second Big Placer of...  more
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    Karen Dianne Baldwin (born September 6, 1963) is a Canadian actress, TV host and beauty queen...  more
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    Karen Kingsbury

    1963-06-08
    Karen Kingsbury (born June 8, 1963) is an American Christian novelist born in Fairfax,...  more
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    Karen Alloy

    1977-08-03
    Karen Schindler Alloy (born August 3, 1977) is an American comedian and Regional Emmy...  more
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    Karen Cliche

    1976-07-22
    Karen Cliche (; born July 22, 1976) is a Canadian actress. She's known for her roles as a...  more
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    Karen Marie Moning

    1964-11-01
    Karen Marie Moning is an American author. Many of her novels have appeared on the New York...  more
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    Karen Handel

    1962-04-18
    Karen Christine Handel (née Walker; born April 18, 1962) is an American businesswoman and...  more