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Who Is The Most Famous Kelly In The World?

Updated October 29, 2020 730 votes 38 voters 45.7k views84 items

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

How many celebrities named Kelly can you think of? The famous Kellys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Kelly, famous athletes named Kelly, and even musicians named Kelly. There are women and men named Kelly on this list. 

Kelly Clarkson is certainly one of the most famous Kellys on this list. One of the famous musicians named Kelly, she won the very first season of American Idol. Another of the famous singers named Kelly is Kelly Rowland. She was a member of Destiny's Child as well as a solo artist. This list also features actresses named Kelly, such as Kelly Ripa. 

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

  • Kelly Clarkson1

    Kelly Clarkson

    Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Rowland2

    Kelly Rowland

    Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland (born February 11, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Ripa3

    Kelly Ripa

    Kelly Maria Ripa (born October 2, 1970) is an American actress, dancer, talk show host, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Preston4

    Kelly Preston

    Kelly Kamalelehua Smith (October 13, 1962 - July 12, 2020), better known by her stage name... more on Wikipedia
  • Kelly Osbourne5

    Kelly Osbourne

    Kelly Michelle Lee Osbourne (born 27 October 1984) is a British singer-songwriter, actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Brook6

    Kelly Brook

    Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an English model, actress and television presenter best... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Bishop7

    Kelly Bishop

    Carole "Kelly" Bishop (born February 28, 1944) is an American actress and dancer, best known... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly McGillis8

    Kelly McGillis

    Kelly Ann McGillis (born July 9, 1957) is an American actress widely known for her film role... more on Wikipedia
  • Kelly Slater9

    Kelly Slater

    Robert Kelly Slater (born February 11, 1972) is an American professional surfer, author,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly LeBrock10

    Kelly LeBrock

    Kelly LeBrock (born March 24, 1960) is an American-born English actress and model. Her acting... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Macdonald11

    Kelly Macdonald

    Kelly Macdonald (born 23 February 1976) is a Scottish actress best known for her roles in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Kelly12

    Kelly Kelly

    Barbara Jean Blank (born January 15, 1987) is an American model, actress, reality television... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Lynch13

    Kelly Lynch

    Kelly Lynch (born January 31, 1959) is an American actress and model.
  • Kelly Carlson14

    Kelly Carlson

    Kelly Lee Carlson (born February 17, 1976) is an American actress and model. She is best known... more on Wikipedia
  • Kelly Hu15

    Kelly Hu

    Kelly Ann Hu (born February 13, 1968 simplified Chinese: 胡凯丽; traditional Chinese: 胡凱麗;... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Mantle16
    Kelly Mantle is an American actor, comedian, musician, and drag queen. He appeared as a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Stables17

    Kelly Stables

    Kelly Stables (born January 26, 1978) is an American actress who has appeared on stage, as... more on Wikipedia
  • Kelly Killoren Bensimon18
    Kelly Jean Killoren Bensimon (born May 1, 1968) is an American author, socialite and former... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Wiglesworth19
    Survivor: Borneo is the first season of the American CBS competitive reality television series... more on Wikipedia
  • Kelly Cutrone20

    Kelly Cutrone

    Kelly Cutrone (born 1965) is an American publicist, television personality, and author.
  • Kelly Choi21

    Kelly Choi

    Kelly Choi is a former host of Bravo TV's Top Chef spin-off, Top Chef Masters Choi was the... more on Wikipedia
  • Kelly Overton22

    Kelly Overton

    Kelly Overton is an American actress. She is known for portraying Vanessa Van Helsing in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Kelly Ayotte23

    Kelly Ayotte

    Kelly Ann Ayotte (; born June 27, 1968) is an American attorney and politician who served as a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kelly Reilly24

    Kelly Reilly

    Jessica Kelly Siobhán Reilly (born 18 July 1977), is an English actress. Her performance in... more on Wikipedia


    Kelly Sweet (born March 29, 1988), also known professionally as Haliene (; stylized as... more on Wikipedia

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