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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.

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  • Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Sharapova

    Tennis player, Model

    Age33

    BirthplaceNyagan, Russia

    Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Russian: Мари́я Ю́рьевна Шара́пова, IPA: [mɐˈrʲijə ˈjʉrʲjɪvnə... more on Wikipedia

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  • Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Menounos

    Wrestler, Journalist

    Age42

    BirthplaceMedford, Massachusetts, USA

    Maria Menounos (; born June 8, 1978) is an American entertainment reporter, television... more on Wikipedia

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  • Maria Bello is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Bello

    Activist, Businessperson

    Age53

    BirthplaceNorristown, USA, Pennsylvania

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

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    #596 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History#146 of 348 The Best American Actresses Working Today

  • Maria Kanellis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Kanellis

    Wrestler, Singer-songwriter

    Age38

    BirthplaceOttawa, Illinois, USA

    Mary Louis Kanellis-Bennett (born February 25, 1982) is an American professional wrestler,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Maria Kirilenko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Kirilenko

    Tennis player

    Age33

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko-Stepanova (Russian: Мари́я Ю́рьевна Кириле́нко, IPA: [mɐˈrʲijə... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Grazia Cucinotta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Grazia Cucinotta

    Film Producer, Model

    Age52

    BirthplaceMessina, Italy

    Maria Grazia Cucinotta (born 27 July 1968) is an Italian actress who has featured in films and... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Callas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Callas

    Actor, Singer

    AgeDec. at 54 (1923-1977)

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

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

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  • Maria Canals Barrera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Canals Barrera

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age54

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    Maria Pilar Canals-Barrera (née Canals; born September 28, 1966) is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Bamford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Bamford

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    Age50

    BirthplacePort Hueneme, California, USA

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

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  • María Conchita Alonso is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    María Conchita Alonso

    Songwriter, Film Producer

    Age63

    BirthplaceCienfuegos, Cuba

    María Conchita Alonso Bustillo (born June 29, 1957), better known as María Conchita, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Bartiromo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Bartiromo

    Journalist, Author

    Age53

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Maria Sara Bartiromo (born September 11, 1967) is an American television journalist, magazine... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Fowler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Maria
    Maria Catherine Fowler (born 15 August 1986) is an English television personality and model.... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Brink is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Maria
    Maria Brink is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the current front woman of... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Shriver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Shriver

    Journalist, Newsreader

    Age64

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Maria Owings Shriver (born November 6, 1955) is an American journalist, author, and former... more on Wikipedia

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  • Maria Gregersen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Age36

    BirthplaceDenmark

    Maria Gregersen (born December 21, 1983 in Århus) is a Danish fashion model.
  • María Celeste Arrarás is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    María Celeste Arrarás

    Talk show host, Journalist

    Age60

    BirthplaceMayagüez, Puerto Rico

    María Celeste Arrarás Mangual (born September 27, 1960), better known as María Celeste, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Sansone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Sansone

    VJ, Actor

    Age39

    BirthplaceErie, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Maria Grace Sansone (born February 26, 1981 in Erie, Pennsylvania) is an American television... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Montessori is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Montessori

    Educator, Physician

    AgeDec. at 82 (1870-1952)

    BirthplaceChiaravalle, Marche, Italy

    Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori ( MON-tiss-OR-ee, Italian: [maˈriːa montesˈsɔːri]; August 31,... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Doyle Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Doyle Kennedy

    Songwriter, Educator

    Age56

    BirthplaceRepublic of Ireland, Dublin, Clontarf, Dublin

    Maria Doyle Kennedy (born 25 September 1964) is an Irish singer, songwriter, and actress. With... more on Wikipedia

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  • Maria Rohm is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Rohm

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age75

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Maria Rohm (13 August 1945 – 18 June 2018) was an Austrian actress.Born Helga Grohmann in... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Bueno is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Bueno

    Tennis player

    Age80

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    Maria Esther Andion Bueno (11 October 1939 – 8 June 2018) was a Brazilian professional tennis... more on Wikipedia

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    #32 of 72 The Greatest Women's Tennis Players of All Time#36 of 59 The Greatest Female Tennis Players Of The Open Era

  • Maria Höfl-Riesch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Höfl-Riesch

    Tennis player, Alpine skier

    Age35

    BirthplaceGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

    Maria Höfl-Riesch (German pronunciation: [maʁiːaː høːfl ʁiːʃ]; née Riesch, born 24 November... more on Wikipedia

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    #28 of 62 The Greatest Alpine Skiers of All Time#35 of 43 The Best Alpine Skiers in the World Right Now

  • Maria Rosaria Carfagna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Age44

    BirthplaceSalerno, Italy

    Maria Rosaria "Mara" Carfagna (born 18 December 1975) is an Italian politician and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria Pitillo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria Pitillo

    Entrepreneur, Actor

    Age55

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Elmira

    Maria Pitillo (born January 8, 1965) is a former American actress who has starred in film and... more on Wikipedia
  • Maria de Medeiros is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Maria

    Maria de Medeiros

    Screenwriter, Actor

    Age55

    BirthplaceEurope, Lisbon District, Grande Lisboa, Portugal, Southern Europe

    Maria Esteves de Medeiros Victorino de Almeida, DamSE (born 19 August 1965), known as Maria de... more on Wikipedia
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