Celebrities Famous People Named Karen  

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If your name is Karen, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Karen, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Karen can you think of? The famous Karens below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Karen, athletes named Karen, and even political figures named Karen. The music industry is no stranger to the name Karen, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Karen are worth mentioning? This list includes Karen Gillan, Karen Carpenter, Karen McDougal and Karen O. To read more about these notable people named Karen, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Karen Gillan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Model, Actor
Karen Sheila Gillan is a Scottish actress and former model, best known for her role as Amy Pond in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who. In film, she has starred as Jane Lockhart in Not ...more

Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Musician, Actor, Drummer
Karen Anne Carpenter was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard, formed the 1970s duo Carpenters. Although her skills as a drummer earned admiration from drumming ...more

Karen McDougal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Nude Glamour Model, Actor
Karen McDougal is an American model and actress. She is known for her appearances in Playboy magazine as Playmate of the Month for December 1997 and Playmate of the Year of 1998. In 2001, the ...more

Karen O is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Musician, Singer
Karen Lee Orzolek, better known by her stage name Karen O, is a South Korean-born American singer and musician. She is the lead vocalist for American rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Karen Black is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Film Producer
Karen Blanche Black was an American actress, screenwriter, singer and songwriter. She is known for her appearances in such films as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, The Great Gatsby and Airport ...more

Karen Mulder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Fashion Model, Model, Supermodel
Karen Mulder is a Dutch former model and singer. During the 90s, she had a successful modeling career and was recognized as a world-class "supermodel" by various media. In her native ...more

Karen Elson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Fashion Model, Musician, Model
Karen Elson is a British model, singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Karen Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Fashion designer, Poet, Songwriter
Karen Jane Allen is an American actress. She played Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Allen has also had roles in films such as ...more

Karen Velez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Nude Glamour Model
Karen Velez was the wife of Lee Majors.

Karen Duffy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Model, Actor, Voice acting
Karen Duffy is an American model, television personality, and actress.

Karen David is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Singer-songwriter, Actor
Karen David is a Canadian-British actress, singer and songwriter, who is best known for portraying "Princess Isabella Maria Lucia Elizabetta of Valencia" in ABC's fairytale-themed ...more

Karen Witter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Nude Glamour Model, Actor
Karen Rachel Witter is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its March 1982 issue, and her centerfold was photographed by Arny Freytag. Witter later ...more

Karen Hafter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Nude Glamour Model

Karen Alexander is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Karen Alexander was an American singer-songwriter who had some success in the 1970s. She was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in one of the suburbs of Hollywood. Her father had a ...more

Karen Christy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Nude Glamour Model

Karen Valentine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Actor
Karen Lynne Valentine is an American actress best known for her role as the idealistic schoolteacher Alice Johnson in the television series Room 222.

Karen Price is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Nude Glamour Model
Karen Elaine Price is an American model, stunt woman and television producer. She is sometimes credited as Karen Castoldi. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month in January 1981. Her ...more

Karen Fairchild is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Musician, Singer
Karen Fairchild is a member of the musical group, Little Big Town.

Karen McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Politician
Karen McCarthy was a Missouri politician. She served as the U.S. Representative for the fifth district of Missouri from 1995 to 2005.

Karen Hassan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Actor
Karen Hassan is an Northern Irish actress, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. From 2008 until 2012 she played Lynsey Nolan in the main series of Hollyoaks. Her work includes roles in Hollyoaks ...more

Karen Lancaume is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Pornographic actor, Actor
Karen Lancaume was a French pornographic film actress. She appeared in over 40 pornographic films between 1996 and 2002, all but one being on video. She is best known internationally for her ...more

Karen Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Actor
Karen Jarrett is an American professional wrestling valet and personality, formerly working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as the Senior Vice President of the TNA Knockouts Division. She is ...more

Karen Russell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Novelist, Author, Writer
Karen Russell is an American novelist and short story writer. Her debut novel, Swamplandia!, was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She was also the recipient of a MacArthur ...more

Karen Morton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Nude Glamour Model

Karen Foster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Karen
Nude Glamour Model, Actor