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Famous People Named Michelle 

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

Maybe it's the award winning/nominated Michelle's that have caught your vote; Michelle Pfeiffer and Michelle Williams have been in so many Oscar winning films, such as Scarface and My Week With Marilyn. And don't forget Harriet the Spy's Michelle Trachtenberg! Of course, you can't mention famous women named Michelle without including First Lady Michelle Obama, know for her philanthropy and programs for children. Or maybe you'd rather be singing to Grammy Award winner Michelle Branch.
Michelle Pfeiffer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor

Age: 60

Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, United States of America

Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (; born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and producer. She has received many accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, and three nominations for an Academy Award. ...more

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Michelle Trachtenberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 33

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

Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (; born October 11, 1985) is a U.S. actress and model. She is known for playing Jenny in EuroTrip (2004), Nona F. Mecklenberg in The Adventures of Pete & Pete ...more

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Michelle Obama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Writer, Lawyer

Age: 55

Birthplace: Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States, + more

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (née Robinson; born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer, university administrator and writer, who was the first lady of the United States from 2009 to ...more

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Michelle Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: USA, Kalispell, Montana

Michelle Ingrid Williams (born September 9, 1980) is an American actress. She is particularly known for her work in small-scale independent productions with dark or tragic themes. The recipient ...more

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The Best Michelle Williams Movies #48 of 327 The Best Actresses Working Today #50 of 378 The Best American Actresses Working Today

Michelle Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 40

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Mayte Michelle Rodriguez (born July 12, 1978) is an American actress. Her breakout role was as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight (2000), which was met with critical acclaim and ...more

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Michelle Monaghan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Fashion Model, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Winthrop, Iowa, United States of America

Michelle Lynn Monaghan (born March 23, 1976) is an American actress. She is best known for her starring roles in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Gone Baby Gone (2007), Made of Honor (2008), Eagle ...more

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Michelle Keegan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor

Age: 31

Birthplace: Stockport, United Kingdom

Michelle Elizabeth Keegan (born 3 June 1987) is an English actress, known for her roles as Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street and Lance Corporal Georgie Lane in the BBC drama ...more

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Michelle Branch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 35

Birthplace: Sedona, Coconino County, United States of America, Yavapai County, United States, + more

Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. During the early 2000s, she released two top-selling albums: The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper. ...more

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Michelle Yeoh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Film Producer, Actor, Dancer

Age: 56

Birthplace: Ipoh, Malaysia

Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Dato' Seri Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng, PSM, SPMP (; born 6 August 1962) is a Malaysian actress who rose to fame with frequent roles in 1990s Hong Kong action films and is ...more

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Michelle Dockery is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor, Singer

Age: 37

Birthplace: Romford, London, England

Michelle Suzanne Dockery (born 15 December 1981) is an English actress and singer. She is most widely known for her leading performance as Lady Mary Crawley in the ITV (UK) and PBS (U.S.) ...more

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Michelle Fairley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor

Age: 55

Birthplace: Coleraine, United Kingdom

Michelle Fairley is a Northern Irish actress, best known for her roles as Catelyn Stark in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–2013), Dr. Ava Hessington in multiple episodes of USA Network ...more

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#11 of 46 The Best Irish Actresses Working Today #2 of 26 The Best Living Irish Actresses #24 of 52 The Best Game of Thrones Actors

Michelle McCool is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Wrestler, Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Palatka, Florida, United States of America

Michelle Leigh Calaway (née McCool; born January 25, 1980) is an American retired professional wrestler. She is best known for her time with WWE, where she is a former two-time WWE Divas ...more

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Michelle Ryan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor

Age: 34

Birthplace: England, London, London Borough of Enfield

Michelle Claire Ryan (born 22 April 1984) is an English actress. She played Zoe Slater on the BBC soap opera EastEnders. In 2007, she starred in the short-lived American television series Bionic ...more
Michelle Hunziker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Model, Actor, Singer

Age: 42

Birthplace: Sorengo, Switzerland

Michelle Yvonne Hunziker (Swiss German: [miˌʃɛl ˈhʊntsɪkər], Italian: [miʃˌʃɛl ˈ(h)untsiker]; born 24 January 1977) is a Swiss-Dutch naturalized Italian television hostess, actress, model and
Michelle Waterson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor, Martial artist

Age: 33

Birthplace: USA, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Michelle Waterson (born January 6, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is the former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion. Between ...more

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Michelle Borth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor

Age: 40

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Michelle Borth (born August 19, 1978) is an American actress who has portrayed characters on The Forgotten and the HBO series Tell Me You Love Me. Borth plays Catherine Rollins on the CBS ...more
Michelle Lombardo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Model, Actor, Presenter

Age: 35

Birthplace: Ballston Spa, New York, United States of America

Michelle Helen Lombardo (born September 16, 1983) is an American model and actress. Lombardo gained fame with her appearances in the 2000s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues. She made her film ...more
Michelle Wie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Golfer

Age: 29

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Michelle Sung Wie (; born October 11, 1989) is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. At age 10, she became the youngest player to qualify for a USGA amateur championship. ...more

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Michelle Kwan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Figure Skater

Age: 38

Birthplace: USA, California, Torrance

Michelle Wingshan Kwan (born July 7, 1980) is a retired American figure skater. She is a two-time Olympic medalist (silver in 1998, bronze in 2002), a five-time World champion (1996, 1998, 2000, ...more

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Michelle Beadle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Presenter

Age: 43

Birthplace: Italy

Michelle Denise Beadle (born October 23, 1975) is a sports reporter and host on ESPN. She was formerly the co-host of the morning sports show Get Up! along with Jalen Rose and Mike Greenberg, ...more
Michelle Phillips is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Singer-songwriter, Actor

Age: 74

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Michelle Phillips (born Holly Michelle Gilliam; June 4, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as a vocalist in the musical quartet The Mamas and the Papas in the ...more

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Michelle Stafford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 53

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Michelle Stafford (born September 14, 1965) is an American actress, screenwriter and producer. She currently plays Phyllis Summers on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, for ...more

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Michelle Forbes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Actor

Age: 54

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Austin

Michelle Renee Forbes Guajardo (born January 8, 1965) is an American actress who has appeared on television and in independent films. Forbes first gained attention for her dual role in daytime ...more
Michelle Behennah is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Model

Age: 42

Birthplace: Singapore

Michelle Behennah (born 7 January 1977, Singapore) is a British model.
Michelle Alves is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Michelle
Fashion Model

Age: 40

Birthplace: Londrina, Brazil

Michelle Kristine da Silva Alves (born September 19, 1978) is a Brazilian model.