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Famous People Named Maria  

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List of famous people named Maria, along with photos. How many celebrities named Maria can you think of? The famous Marias below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Maria, athletes named Maria, and even political figures named Maria. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Maria? Add them to the list.

Maria Bello, an award winning actress who starred in The Cooler, ER, and Coyote Ugly, is definitely a Maria to beat. Even with her extensive experience in the entertainment industry, she also is one of the founders of WE ADVANCE; A humanitarian effort that was created after the Haiti earthquake to promote health care for everyone in Haiti and other parts of the world.

Maria Kanellis is one of the most famous female WWE wrestelrs. She was at first hired as a background interviewer, but fours years later she was finally brought into the ring. With her now husband, Michael Bennet, they've become one of the most famous villainous duos of the WWE.

Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Tennis player, Model, Athlete
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who as of October 6, 2014 is ranked world No. 2 by the Women's Tennis Association. A United States resident since 1994, ...more
Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Wrestler, Journalist, Film Producer
Maria Menounos is an American actress, journalist, TV hostess, and occasional professional wrestling personality. She is known in the United States for her appearances as a TV correspondent for ...more
Maria Bello is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Activist, Businessperson, Actor
Maria Elena Bello is an American actress and writer. She has appeared in the movies Permanent Midnight, Payback, Coyote Ugly, The Cooler, Thank You for Smoking, and The Jane Austen Book Club. On ...more
Maria Kanellis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Wrestler, Singer-songwriter, Model
Maria Kanellis Bennett is an American professional wrestler also known simply as Maria. She is best known for her time with World Wrestling Entertainment, and is working for Ring of Honor as the ...more
Maria Kirilenko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Tennis player
Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko is a Russian tennis player and model. Kirilenko won the 2002 U.S. Open Girls' Singles and won her first WTA Tour title in 2005, defeating Anna-Lena Grönefeld in the ...more
Maria Grazia Cucinotta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Film Producer, Model, Screenwriter
Maria Grazia Cucinotta is an Italian actress who has featured in many films and television series since 1990. She has also worked as a producer, screenwriter and model. Cucinotta was born in ...more
Maria Ozawa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Pornographic actor, Model, Actor
Maria Ozawa, who used the name Miyabi early in her career, is a Japanese adult video actress known in Japan as an AV idol.
Maria Callas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Actor, Singer
Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI, was an American-born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. Critics praised her bel canto technique, ...more
Maria Canals Barrera is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Actor, Voice acting, Singer
María Canals Barrera is an American actress best known for her roles on television. Canals Barrera co-starred in a number of short-lived sitcoms, worked as a voice actress, and appeared ...more
Maria Bamford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor
Maria Bamford is an American stand-up comedian, actress and voice actress. She is best known for her portrayal of her dysfunctional family and self-deprecating comedy involving jokes about ...more
María Conchita Alonso is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Songwriter, Film Producer, Model
María Conchita Alonso, better known as María Conchita, is a Cuban-born Venezuelan-raised three time Grammy Award–nominated singer/songwriter and actress.
Maria Bartiromo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Journalist, Author, Actor
Maria Sara Bartiromo is an American television journalist, magazine columnist and author of three books. She is host of Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo and is Global Markets editor at Fox ...more
Maria Fowler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Maria Fowler is an English glamour model and Page 3 Girl. Fowler has been featured in UK and Worldwide publications Fowler had a supporting role in ITV2 series The Only Way Is Essex from ...more
Maria Brink is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Maria Brink is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the current front woman of American metal band, In This Moment. Brink has been awarded "2013 Rock Goddess of the Year" ...more
Maria Shriver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer
Maria Owings Shriver is an American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books, and former First Lady of California as the wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. ...more
Maria Gregersen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Model
Maria Gregersen is a Danish fashion model.
María Celeste Arrarás is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Talk show host, Journalist, Presenter
Maria Celeste Arrarás is a Puerto Rican journalist and actress and the host and producer of Spanish language news program Al Rojo Vivo.
Maria Sansone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Maria
VJ, Actor
Maria Grace Sansone is an American television personality, and currently the co-anchor of Good Day LA on KTTV FOX 11 in Los Angeles. She is former field reporter for WNBC 4 New York who appeared ...more
Maria Montessori is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Educator, Physician, Philosopher
Maria Tecla Artemesia Montessori was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational ...more
Maria Doyle Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Songwriter, Educator, Musician
Maria Doyle Kennedy is an Irish actress, composer, singer, songwriter, musician, theatre artist, orchestrator and educator. She is best known for her role in The Commitments, and as Queen ...more
Maria Rohm is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Film Producer, Actor
Maria Rohm is an Austrian actress. She is famous for appearing in many exploitation films directed by Jesús Franco in the late 60s. She was married to film producer Harry Alan Towers from ...more
Maria Bueno is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Tennis player
Maria Esther Andion Bueno is a former professional tennis player from Brazil. During her 11-year career in the 1950s and 1960s, she won 19 Major titles. She was the year-end number-one ranked ...more
Maria Checa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Nude Glamour Model, Actor
Maria Checa is a Colombian-American model and actress. She is Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for August 1994. Her centerfold was photographed by Richard Fegley. Checa, who moved with ...more
Maria Höfl-Riesch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Tennis player, Alpine skier, Athlete
Maria Höfl-Riesch is a former German World Cup alpine ski racer. She is a three-time Olympic champion, two-time world champion, and an overall World Cup champion. Höfl-Riesch made her ...more
Maria Rosaria Carfagna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Maria
Politician
Maria Rosaria Carfagna is an Italian politician and former showgirl and model. After obtaining a degree in law, Carfagna worked for several years on Italian television shows and as a model. She ...more