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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
Melissa Ann McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer. McCarthy first gained recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls. On the ABC ...more
Melissa Joan Hart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Television director, Businessperson, Television producer
Melissa Joan Hart is an American actress, television director, and television producer. Hart is known for her title roles in the television series Clarissa Explains It All, the live action ...more
Melissa Rauch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Comedian, Actor
Melissa Ivy Rauch is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her role as Dr. Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
Melissa Etheridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Film Score Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Melissa Lou Etheridge is an American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album was released in 1988 and became an underground hit. The album peaked at #22 on ...more
Melissa George is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor
Melissa Suzanne George is an Australian-American actress. A former national rollerskating champion in Australia, George began her acting career playing Angel Parrish on the Australian soap opera ...more
Melissa Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Television director, Businessperson, Actor
Melissa Ellen Gilbert is an American actress and television director. Gilbert began her career as a child actress in the late 1960s appearing in numerous commercials and guest starring roles on ...more
Melissa Lauren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Pornographic actor, Actor, Film Director
Melissa Lauren is a French pornographic actress and director. Lauren started off studying as a cook for three years and worked in Paris as a pastry chef. After reading an ad in a newspaper from ...more
Melissa Benoist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor
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
Melissa Leo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor
Melissa Leo is a film producer.
Melissa Rycroft is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Cheerleader
Melissa Rycroft is a contestant on Season 8 of Dancing With the Stars. She was one of the bachelorettes on the 13th season of ABC's The Bachelor realist series and is known for having won the ...more
Melissa Tkautz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Songwriter, Actor, Singer
Melissa Natalie Tkautz is an Australian actress, singer-songwriter and model. As an actress Tkautz had the role of Nikki Spencer on the popular Australian TV soap opera, E Street, from September ...more
Mélissa Theuriau is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Television presenter, Journalist, TV Journalist
Mélissa Theuriau is a French journalist and news anchor for M6. She studied Journalism and became a newscaster on TV. She became an internet phenomenon when a compilation of her reading ...more
Melissa Gorga is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Singer
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) 14 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor
Melissa Jean Archer is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Natalie Buchanan on One Life to Live, portraying the role from 2001 until its final episode in 2013. She currently ...more
Melissa Ordway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Model, Actor
Melissa Pam Ordway 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 currently portrays the character ...more
Melissa Sue Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Author, Actor
Melissa Sue Anderson is an American-Canadian actress. She began her career as a child actress. Anderson is known for her role as Mary Ingalls on the NBC drama series Little House on the Prairie. ...more
Melissa Auf der Maur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Bassist, Record producer, Singer-songwriter
Melissa Gaboriau Auf der Maur is a Canadian musician, singer-songwriter, photographer and actress. Born and raised in Montréal, Québec, Auf der Maur began performing in 1993 after ...more
Melissa Satta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Model, Actor
Melissa Satta is an Italian-American television presenter and communications expert. She spent her youth in the island of Sardinia, land of origin of her parents. She was a showgirl in the ...more
Melissa McBride is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Casting Director, Actor
Melissa Suzanne McBride is an American actress and former casting director, best known for her role as Carol Peletier on The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series. McBride began ...more
Melissa Fumero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor
Melissa Fumero is an American actress. She is known for portraying Adriana Cramer on One Life to Live, Zoe on Gossip Girl, and Amy Santiago on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Melissa Stark is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Journalist
Melissa Stark, 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 2003, primarily at its ...more
Melissa Keller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Model, Actor
Melissa Keller 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, L'Oréal, Aveda and for the ...more
Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor
Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, born in 1981, is a French Canadian actress.
Melissa Haro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Fashion Model, Model
Melissa Rose Haro is an American model who appeared in the 2008 & 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Her 2008 photo shoot was set in the Cayman Islands during the Pirate Week festival ...more
Melissa Sagemiller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Melissa
Actor
Melissa Sagemiller is an American television and film actress. She is known for her performances in films Get Over It, Soul Survivors, Sorority Boys, The Clearing, The Guardian and Mr. Woodcock. ...more