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Famous People Named Melissa 

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

Melissa Etheridge is definitely the one to beat on this list. She's won an Academy Award, two Grammy's and has been nominated for 13 other Grammy Awards. Some of her top hits include "Ain't It Heavy" and "Come to My Window".

There are also some funny Melissas on here, as well. Melissa Joan Hart, known for Clarissa Explains It All, Sabrina and Melissa and Joey. Melissa Rauch rose to stardom with her memorable role in The Big Bang Theory.

Melissa McCarthy, a comedian superstar, has been nominated for an Academy Award, Emmy's and SAG Awards. She even has started her own fashion line that supports an end to body shaming and women of all sizes.
Melissa McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 48

Birthplace: USA, Plainfield, Illinois

Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and fashion designer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including two Primetime Emmy ...more

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Melissa Joan Hart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Television director, Businessperson, Television producer

Age: 42

Birthplace: Smithtown, New York, USA

Melissa Joan Hart (born April 18, 1976) is an American actress. She had starring roles as the titular characters in the sitcoms Clarissa Explains It All (1991–1994), Sabrina the Teenage Witch ...more

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Melissa Rauch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Comedian, Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Marlboro, New Jersey, USA

Melissa Ivy Rauch (born June 23, 1980) is an American actress. She is known for playing Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory for which she garnered a nomination ...more

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Melissa Etheridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Film Score Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 57

Birthplace: Leavenworth, Kansas, United States of America

Melissa Lou Etheridge (born May 29, 1961) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge was released in 1988 and became an underground ...more

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Melissa George is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Perth, Australia

Melissa Suzanne George (born 6 August 1976) is an Australian actress and entrepreneur. A former national rollerskating champion and model, George began her acting career playing Angel Parrish on ...more

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Melissa Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Television director, Businessperson, Actor

Age: 54

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress and television director. Gilbert began her career as a child actress in the late 1960s, appearing in numerous commercials and ...more

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Melissa Benoist is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor

Age: 30

Birthplace: USA, Littleton, Colorado

Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. Benoist rose to prominence for her portrayal of Marley Rose on the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee. She made her ...more

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Melissa Leo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor

Age: 58

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Melissa Chessington Leo (born September 14, 1960) is an American actress. After appearing on several television shows and films in the 1980s, Leo became a regular on the television shows All My ...more

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Melissa Rycroft is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Cheerleader

Age: 35

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA

Melissa Katherine Rycroft-Strickland (born March 11, 1983) is an American television personality, host, and dancer. She is a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. She participated as a bachelorette ...more

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Melissa Tkautz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Songwriter, Actor, Singer

Age: 45

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Melissa Natalie Tkautz (born 24 January 1974) is an Australian actress, singer, model, presenter & real housewife of Sydney. As an actress Tkautz had the role of Nikki Spencer on the popular ...more
Mélissa Theuriau ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Television presenter, Journalist, TV Journalist

Age: 40

Birthplace: Échirolles, Grenoble, France

Mélissa Theuriau (French pronunciation: ​[melisa tœʁjo]; born July 18, 1978) is a French journalist and news anchor for M6. She studied journalism and became a television news presenter. ...more
Melissa Gorga is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Singer

Age: 39

Birthplace: Toms River, New Jersey, United States of America

Melissa Gorga is an American reality television personality and singer. She is a member of the cast of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, joining the show in its third season.
Melissa Archer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas

Melissa Jean Archer (born December 2, 1979 in Dallas, Texas) is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Natalie Buchanan on One Life to Live, portraying the role from 2001 until its ...more
Melissa Ordway is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Melissa Ordway Model, Actor

Age: 35

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Melissa Pam Ordway Gaston (born March 31, 1983) is an American actress and model. She has modeled in many campaigns and acted in such films as 17 Again and on television in Privileged. She ...more
Melissa Sue Anderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Author, Actor

Age: 56

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

Melissa Sue Anderson (born September 26, 1962) is an American-Canadian actress. She began her career as a child actress after appearing in several commercials in Los Angeles. Anderson is known ...more

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Melissa Auf der Maur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Bassist, Record producer, Singer-songwriter

Age: 46

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Melissa Gaboriau Auf der Maur (; born March 17, 1972) is a Canadian musician, singer-songwriter, photographer and actress. Auf der Maur began performing in 1993 after forming the indie rock band ...more
Melissa Satta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Model, Actor

Age: 33

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Melissa Satta (born 7 February 1986) is an Italian television presenter. She was a showgirl in the Italian satirical series Striscia la notizia. Satta has appeared in Maxim magazine and was ...more
Melissa McBride is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Casting Director, Actor

Age: 53

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Melissa Suzanne McBride (born May 23, 1965) is an American actress and former casting director, best known for her role as Carol Peletier on the AMC series The Walking Dead. McBride has garnered ...more
Melissa Fumero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor

Age: 36

Birthplace: Lyndhurst, USA, New Jersey

Melissa Fumero (née Gallo; born August 19, 1982) is an American actress and director. She is known for portraying Amy Santiago on Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Adriana Cramer on One Life to

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Melissa Stark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Journalist

Age: 45

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Melissa Stark (born November 11, 1973) is an American television personality and sportscaster who works as a reporter for the NFL Network and previously had worked with NBC, which she joined in ...more
Melissa Keller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Model, Actor

Age: 40

Birthplace: USA, Minnesota, Long Lake

Melissa Keller (born 1979 in Long Lake, Minnesota) is an American model and actress.Keller began her modeling career when she was 15 years old and has modeled for Parasuco, Noxzema, GAP, Revlon, ...more
Mélissa Dé... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor

Age: 38

Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, born in 1981, is a French Canadian actress.
Melissa Haro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Fashion Model, Model

Age: 31

Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America

Melissa Rose Haro (September 5, 1987) is an American model who appeared in the 2008 and 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Her 2008 photo shoot was set in the Cayman Islands during the ...more
Melissa Sagemiller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor

Age: 44

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Melissa Sagemiller (born June 1, 1974) is an American television and film actress. She is known for her performances in films Get Over It (2001), Soul Survivors (2001), Sorority Boys (2002), The ...more
Melissa Manchester is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Actor

Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Melissa Manchester (born February 15, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Since the 1970s, her songs have been carried by adult contemporary radio stations. She has also appeared ...more

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