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Who Is The Most Famous Rita In The World?

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List RulesVote up all of the Ritas you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Rita can you think of? The famous Ritas below have many different professions, including notable actors named Rita, famous musicians named Rita, and even athletes named Rita.

Rita Ora is certainly one of the most famous Ritas on this list. One of the famous singers named Rita, she is a singer and actress. “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” and “R.I.P.” are among her most popular songs.

Another of the famous people with the first name Rita is Rita Hayworth. She was an actress and pin-up girl. She is featured in Gilda, Cover Girl, and Only Angels Have Wings among other films.

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  • Rita Ora

    Rita Ora

    Songwriter, Singer-songwriter

    Age29

    BirthplacePristina

    Rita Sahatçiu Ora (born November 26, 1990) is an English singer, songwriter and actress. She... more on Wikipedia

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  • Rita Hayworth

    Rita Hayworth

    Film Producer, Actor

    AgeDec. at 69 (1918-1987)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Rita Wilson

    Rita Wilson

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age63

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Margarita Ibrahimoff (born October 26, 1956), better known as Rita Wilson, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    #5 of 24 24 of the Wackiest Celebrity Wedding Gowns#209 of 466 Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names

  • Rita Moreno

    Rita Moreno

    Actor, Singer

    Age84

    BirthplaceHumacao, United States, with Territories

    Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer and singer. Her career... more on Wikipedia

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  • Rita Coolidge

    Rita Coolidge

    Singer-songwriter, Actor

    Age75

    BirthplaceTennessee, USA, Lafayette

    Rita Coolidge (born May 1, 1945) is an American recording artist. During the 1970s and 1980s,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Rita Rudner

    Rita Rudner

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    Age67

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Miami

    Rita Rudner (born September 17, 1953) is an American comedian. Beginning her career as a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Rita Marley

    Age74

    BirthplaceHurricane belt, Cuba Island, Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba Province, Cuba

    Alpharita Constantia "Rita" Marley, OD (née Anderson; born 25 July 1946), is a Cuban-born... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Mae Brown

    Rita Mae Brown

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    Age75

    BirthplaceHanover, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Rita Mae Brown (born November 28, 1944) is an American writer, activist, and feminist. She is... more on Wikipedia

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    #42 of 250 The Best Gay Authors#83 of 96 The Best Mystery Authors

  • Rita Lee

    Rita Lee

    Film Score Composer, Songwriter

    Age72

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    Rita Lee (born Rita Lee Jones, December 31, 1947) is a Brazilian rock singer and composer. She... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Cosby

    Rita Cosby

    Journalist, Author

    Age55

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Rita Cosby (born November 18, 1964) is a television news anchor and correspondent, radio host,... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Jenrette
    Rita Jenrette (née Carpenter, born November 25, 1949) is an American celebrity, actress,... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Wolf

    Age60

    BirthplaceIndia, Kolkata

    Rita Wolf (born Rita Ghose, 25 February 1960 in Calcutta, India) is a British-Indian actress... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Joanne Simons

    Rita Joanne Simons

    Model, Actor

    Age43

    BirthplaceEssex, England

    Rita Joanne Simons (born 10 March 1977) is an English actress, singer, and model from London,... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita MacNeil

    Rita MacNeil

    Singer, Presenter

    AgeDec. at 69 (1944-2013)

    BirthplaceBig Pond, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Rita MacNeil, CM, ONS (May 28, 1944 – April 16, 2013) was a Canadian singer from the community... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Verreos

    Rita Verreos

    Image consultant

    Age52

    BirthplaceVenezuela

    Rita Rosina Verreos (born July 19, 1968) is a TV Host/ News Anchor, actress, beauty pageant... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini

    AgeDec. at 103 (1909-2012)

    BirthplaceTurin, Italy

    Rita Levi-Montalcini (US: , Italian: [ˈriːta ˈlɛːvi montalˈtʃiːni]; 22 April 1909 – 30... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Rusic

    Rita Rusic

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age60

    BirthplacePoreč, Croatia

    Rita Rusic, also known as Rita Cecchi Gori, is a Croatian producer, actress and singer.... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Tushingham

    Age78

    BirthplaceGarston, Merseyside, United Kingdom

    Rita Tushingham (born 14 March 1942) is an English actress. She is known for her starring... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Guerra

    Rita Guerra

    Film Score Composer, Singer

    Age52

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal

    Rita Guerra (born Rita Maria de Azevedo Mafra Guerra on 22 October 1967) is a Portuguese... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Dominic

    Age45

    BirthplaceMbaise

    Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha (born July 12, 1975) is a Nigerian actress. In 2012 she... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Dove

    Rita Dove

    Poet, Professor

    Age68

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952) is an American poet and essayist. From 1993 to 1995,... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Katz
    Rita Katz (born in Basra, Iraq, 1963) is a terrorism analyst and the co-founder of the Search... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita

    Rita

    Actor, Singer

    Age58

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    Rita Yahan-Farouz (Hebrew: ריטה יהאן-פרוז‎, Persian: ریتا جهان‌فروز‎; English: Rita... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita De Guzman

    Rita De Guzman

    Actor, Singer

    Age25

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    Rita Daniela (born as Rita Daniela De Guzman Iringan, September 15, 1995) is a Filipina... more on Wikipedia
  • Rita Lakin

    Rita Lakin

    Screenwriter, Writer

    Age90

    Rita Lakin (born January 24, 1930) is an American screenwriter. She has credits for 474... more on Wikipedia