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Who Is The Most Famous Maria In The World?

Updated November 6, 2020 771 votes 43 voters 27.3k views89 items

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

How many celebrities named Maria can you think of? The famous Marias below have many different professions, including notable actresses named Maria, famous athletes named Maria, and even musicians named Maria.

Maria Sharapova is certainly one of the most famous Marias on this list. One of the famous athletes named Maria, she is a Grand Slam Champion having won the Australian Open (2008), French Open (2012, 2014), Wimbledon (2004), and US Open (2006). She is also an entrepreneur having launched the candy line Sugarpova in 2013.

Another of the famous people with the first name Maria is Maria Bamford. She is an absurdist stand-up comedian who has received critical acclaim for her specials including The Special Special Special and Old Baby. She also has appeared in such series as Arrested Development, Lady Dynamite, and Louie.

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

 

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    Maria Menounos

    1978-06-08
    Maria Menounos (; born June 8, 1978) is an American entertainment reporter, television...  more

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    Maria Sharapova

    1987-04-19
    Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Russian: Мари́я Ю́рьевна Шара́пова, IPA: [mɐˈrʲijə ˈjʉrʲjɪvnə...  more

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    Maria Bello

    1967-04-18
    Maria Elena Bello (born April 18, 1967) is an American actress and writer. Her many film roles...  more

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    Maria Shriver

    1955-11-06
    Maria Owings Shriver (born November 6, 1955) is an American journalist, author, and former...  more

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    Maria Pilar Canals-Barrera (née Canals; born September 28, 1966) is an American...  more
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    María Conchita Alonso Bustillo (born June 29, 1957), better known as María Conchita, is a...  more
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    Maria Bamford

    1970-09-03
    Maria Elizabeth Sheldon Bamford (born September 3, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian,...  more

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    Maria Gregersen

    1983-12-21
    Maria Gregersen (born December 21, 1983 in Århus) is a Danish fashion model....  more
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    Maria Kanellis

    1982-02-25
    Mary Louis Kanellis-Bennett (born February 25, 1982) is an American professional wrestler,...  more
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    Maria Thayer

    1975-10-30
    Maria Christina Thayer (born October 30, 1975) is an American actress and comedian. She first...  more

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    Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori ( MON-tiss-OR-ee, Italian: [maˈriːa montesˈsɔːri]; August 31,...  more
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    Maria Kirilenko

    1987-01-25
    Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko-Stepanova (Russian: Мари́я Ю́рьевна Кириле́нко, IPA: [mɐˈrʲijə...  more
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    Maria Callas

    1923-12-02
    Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI (; Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας; December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977)...  more

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    Maria Brink

    1977-12-17
    Maria Brink is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the current front woman of...  more
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    María Celeste Arrarás Mangual (born September 27, 1960), better known as María Celeste, is a...  more
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    Maria Sansone

    1981-02-26
    Maria Grace Sansone (born February 26, 1981 in Erie, Pennsylvania) is an American television...  more
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    Maria Bartiromo

    1967-09-11
    Maria Sara Bartiromo (born September 11, 1967) is an American television journalist, magazine...  more
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    Maria Grazia Cucinotta (born 27 July 1968) is an Italian actress who has featured in films and...  more
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    Maria Bueno

    1939-10-11
    Maria Esther Andion Bueno (11 October 1939 – 8 June 2018) was a Brazilian professional tennis...  more
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    Maria Höfl-Riesch (German pronunciation: [maʁiːaː høːfl ʁiːʃ]; née Riesch, born 24 November...  more

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    Maria Eriksson

    1988-07-29
    Maria Eriksson (born 29 July 1982 in Leeds, West Yorkshire) is an English fashion and glamour...  more
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    Maria Rosaria "Mara" Carfagna (born 18 December 1975) is an Italian politician and former...  more
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    Maria Esteves de Medeiros Victorino de Almeida, DamSE (born 19 August 1965), known as Maria de...  more
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    Maria Furtwängler-Burda (born 13 September 1966) is a German physician and television actress....  more
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    Maria Doyle Kennedy (born 25 September 1964) is an Irish singer, songwriter, and actress. With...  more

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