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Who Is The Most Famous Ruby In The World?

Updated November 16, 2020 306 votes 39 voters 22.3k views33 items

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

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

Ruby Dee is certainly one of the most famous Rubys on this list. One of the famous actresses named Ruby, she is known for her roles in such films as A Raisin in the Sun, The Jackie Robinson Story, and Do the Right Thing. She is also a playwright and civil rights activist.

Another of the famous people with the first name Ruby is Ruby Rose. She is a model and actress who was once a presenter on MTV Australia. Orange Is the New Black, John Wick: Chapter 2, and The Meg are among her notable projects. Ruby Stewart, the daughter of Rod Stewart, is another celebrity Ruby. 

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    Ruby Rose

    1986-03-20
    Ruby Rose Langenheim (born 20 March 1986) is an Australian model, actress, and television...  more

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    Things You Didn't Know About Ruby Rose#267 of 360 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2021, Ranked

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    Ruby Stewart

    1987-06-17
    Ruby Stewart is an American fashion model and singer, who is the daughter of rock singer Rod...  more
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    Ruby Dee

    1922-10-27
    Ruby Dee (born Ruby Ann Wallace, October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress,...  more

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    #311 of 349 The Best Actresses In Film History#20 of 214 The Greatest Black Actresses Of All Time

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    Ruby Wax

    1953-04-19
    Ruby Wax (née Ruby Wachs; 19 April 1953) is an American actress, comedian, mental health...  more

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    #254 of 281 The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time#571 of 574 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

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    Ruby Lin

    1976-01-27
    Ruby Lin Xinru (Chinese: 林心如; pinyin: Lín Xīnrú; born January 27, 1976) is a Taiwanese...  more
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    Ruby Dhalla

    1974-02-18
    Ruby Dhalla (born February 18, 1974) is a Canadian politician. She represented the riding of...  more
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    Ruby Keeler

    1910-08-25
    Ethel Ruby Keeler (August 25, 1909 – February 28, 1993) was a Canadian-born American actress,...  more

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    #8 of 24 24 Famous Actresses of the 1940s#36 of 37 37 Famous Movie Stars of the 1940s

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    Ruby

    1981-10-08
    Rania Hussein Mohammed Tawfik (Arabic: رانيا حسين محمد توفيق‎ [ˈɾɑnjɑ ħeˈseːn mæˈħæm.mæd...  more
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    Ruby Braff

    1927-03-16
    Reuben "Ruby" Braff (March 16, 1927 – February 9, 2003) was an American jazz trumpeter and...  more
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    Ruby Gettinger

    1963-01-24
    Ruby Gettinger of Savannah, Georgia, was born January 24, 1968 in Azores, Portugal. She is the...  more
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    Ruby Turner

    1958-06-22
    Francella Ruby Turner, MBE (born 22 June 1958) is a British Jamaican R&B and soul singer,...  more

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    #340 of 602 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#57 of 58 The Greatest Black Female Soul Singers

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    Ruby Yang (楊紫燁; Simplified Chinese: 杨紫烨), is a Hong Kong American filmmaker....  more
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    Ruby Johnson

    1936-04-19
    Ruby Johnson (19 April 1936 – 4 July 1999) was an American soul singer, best known for her...  more
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    Ruby Jerins

    1998-11-11
    Ruby Jerins (born April 10, 1998) is an American actress best known for playing Grace Peyton...  more
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    Ruby Goldstein

    1907-10-10
    Reuven "Ruby" Goldstein (October 7, 1907 – April 23, 1984), the "Jewel of the Ghetto," was an...  more
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    Ruby Violet Payne-Scott, BSc (Phys) MSc DipEd (Syd) (28 May 1912 – 25 May 1981) was an...  more
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    Ruby Andrews

    1947-03-12
    Ruby Andrews (born Ruby Stackhouse; March 12, 1947) is an American soul singer. Her best...  more
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    Ruby Grierson

    1904-01-01
    Ruby Grierson was a film director....  more
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    Ruby Ferguson

    1899-01-01
    Ruby Constance Annie Ferguson (née Ashby; 28 July 1899 – 11 November 1966), was a British...  more
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    Ruby Rodriguez

    1966-01-10
    Maria Ruby Rodriguez-Aquino is a Filipino actress and one of the hosts of the Philippine...  more
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    Ruby Bridges

    1954-09-08
    Ruby Nell Bridges Hall (born September 8, 1954) is an American civil rights activist. She was...  more
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    Ruby Doris Smith-Robinson

    1942-04-25
    Ruby Doris Smith-Robinson (April 25, 1942 – October 7, 1967) worked with the Student...  more
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    Ruby Rose Walker Bell

    1998-04-21
    Ruby Rose Walker Bell is the daughter of cinematographer Mandy Walker....
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    Ruby Rube (born January 16, 2006) is a British comedy vlogger with more than 1.9 million...  more
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    Ruby Bhatia

    1973-11-01
    Ruby Bhatia (born November 1, 1973 in Alabama, United States) is an Indian VJ, television show...  more