Celebrities Famous People Named Martha  

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

At this point, the number one Martha name on our list is so Martha, she's become a one-name icon, like Madonna or Bono. The most famous Martha of all-time is a homemaker's homemaker, who's made a fortune from her empire, and ultimately spent time in jail for stock fraud. Which kind of makes this famous Martha even more iconic. Hard to follow that act, but of course, our first president George Washington's ball and chain is one of America's favorite Marthas, as well.

Martha Argerich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 77
Martha Argerich is an Argentine pianist, considered one of the greatest pianists of the second half of the 20th century.

Martha Plimpton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 48
Martha Plimpton is an American stage, film, and television actress, singer, and former model. Her feature film debut was in The River Rat before rising to prominence in the Richard Donner film ...more

Martha Washington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Dec. at 71 (1731-1802)
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was the wife of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Although the title was not coined until after her death, Martha Washington is ...more

Martha MacCallum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 54
Martha Bowes MacCallum is an American news anchor on the Fox News Channel. She joined the network in 2004, and is based in the New York City bureau. She previously hosted The Live Desk with ...more

Martha Higareda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 35
Martha Higareda is a Mexican actress, producer and writer.

Martha Hyer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Dec. at 90 (1924-2014)
Martha Hyer was an American actress. She is best remembered for her role as Gwen French in Some Came Running, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her ...more

Martha Raye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Dec. at 78 (1916-1994)
Martha Raye was an American comic actress and standards singer who performed in movies, and later on television. She also acted in plays, including Broadway. She was honored in 1969 with an ...more

Martha Reeves is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 77
Martha Rose Reeves is an American R&B and pop singer and former politician, and was the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas. They scored over a dozen hit singles, ...more

Martha Vickers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Dec. at 46 (1925-1971)
Martha Vickers was an American television and film actress.

Martha Wash is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 65
Martha Elaine Wash is a two time Grammy nominated American R&B, pop, soul, and house singer and songwriter with a career spanning over thirty years. Known for her distinctive and powerful ...more

Martha Davis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Dec. at 43 (1917-1960)
Martha Davis was an African-American singer and pianist whose musical comedy act, "Martha Davis & Spouse", was popular in the late 1940s and 1950s.

Martha Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 65
Martha Anne Smith is an American model and actress. In July 1973, she was chosen Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar. Smith attended ...more

Martha Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 72
Martha Coolidge is a film and television director, producer and screenwriter.

Martha Graham is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Dec. at 97 (1894-1991)
Martha Graham was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on the modern visual arts, Stravinsky had on music, or ...more

Martha Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 42
Martha Wainwright is a Canadian-American folk-rock singer-songwriter. She is the daughter of American folk singer and actor Loudon Wainwright III and Canadian folk singer-songwriter Kate ...more

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. is a diversified media and merchandising company founded by Martha Stewart. It is organized into four business segments: Publishing, Internet, Broadcasting ...more

Martha Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Dec. at 24 (1899-1923)
Martha Mansfield was an American actress in silent films and vaudeville stage plays.

Martha Thomsen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Martha

Martha R. Ingram is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 83
Martha Robinson Rivers Ingram is the chairman of Ingram Industries, former chairman of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, and a noted philanthropist and patron of the arts. She was ...more

Martha Quinn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 59
Martha Quinn is an actor, a VJ, and a radio/cable TV personality.

Martha Hunt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 30
Martha Hunt is an American fashion model. She's mostly known for her work with Free People and for being a part of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2013 and 2014.

Martha Wells is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 54
Martha Wells is an American speculative fiction writer.

Martha Burns is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 61
Martha Burns is a Canadian actress known for her stage work and youth outreach in Ontario and her leading role as Ellen Fanshaw in the TV dramedy series Slings and Arrows. Burns was born 1958 in ...more

Martha Gellhorn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Dec. at 90 (1908-1998)
Martha Ellis Gellhorn was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist, who is considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. She reported on virtually every major ...more

Martha Byrne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Martha
age 49
Mary Martha Byrne is an American actress, singer and television writer. She played the role of Lily Walsh Snyder on the soap opera As the World Turns from 1985 to 1989, then again from 1993 to ...more