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Who Is The Most Famous Teresa In The World?

Updated January 25, 2021 326 votes 24 voters 5.7k views40 items

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

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

Mother Teresa is certainly one of the most famous Teresas on this list. One of the famous missionaries named Teresa, she was honored in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. She dedicated her life to caring for people in the slums of Calcutta and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

Another of the famous people with the first name Teresa is Teresa Palmer. She is an actress best known for playing Diana Bishop in A Discovery of Witches. She also appeared in The Ever After, Hacksaw Ridge, and Warm Bodies.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Teresa? Just add them to the list!

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    Mother Teresa

    1910-08-26
    Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, Albanian: [aˈɲɛzə ˈɡɔndʒɛ bɔjaˈdʒiu]; 26...  more

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    Teresa Palmer

    1986-02-26
    Teresa Mary Palmer (born 26 February 1986) is an Australian actress, writer, model and film...  more

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    Teresa Giudice

    1972-05-18
    Teresa Giudice is an American reality television cast-member, known for starring in The Real...  more
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    Teresa Wright

    1918-10-27
    Muriel Teresa Wright (October 27, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was an American actress. She was...  more
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    Saint Teresa of Ávila, born Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, also called Saint Teresa of...  more

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    Teresa Cooper

    1959-05-05
    Teresa Cooper is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Africa....  more
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    Teresa Salgueiro (Portuguese pronunciation: [tɨˈɾezɐ saɫˈɡejɾu]) (sometimes misspelled as...  more
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    Teresa Scanlan

    1993-02-06
    Teresa Michelle Scanlan (born February 6, 1993) is an American beauty pageant titleholder from...  more
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    Teresa Graves

    1948-01-10
    Teresa Graves (January 10, 1948 – October 10, 2002) was an American actress and singer. As the...  more
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    Teresa Ann Savoy

    1955-07-18
    Teresa Ann Savoy, FRSA (18 July 1955 – 9 January 2017) was a British-born actress who appeared...  more
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    Teresa Lipowska

    1937-07-14
    Teresa Lipowska (born 14 July 1937 in Warsaw) is a Polish actress. She is best known as...  more
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    Teresa Carriker-Thayer is a film art director and production designer....  more
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    Teresa Espinosa

    Teresa Espinosa is an actress, dancer and choreographer....
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    Teresa Hill

    1969-05-09
    Teresa Hill (born May 9, 1969 in Burley, Idaho) is an American former actress. She is...  more
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    Teresa Edwards

    1964-07-19
    Teresa Edwards (born July 19, 1964) is an American former women's basketball player and four...  more
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    Teresa Ruiz

    1986-12-21
    Teresa Ruiz, is a Mexican actress. Ruiz is best known for her performance in Gael Garcia...  more
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    Teresa Saponangelo is an actress....  more
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    Teresa Taylor

    1962-01-01
    Teresa Taylor (born 1962), also known as Teresa Nervosa, is an American musician and actress....  more
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    Teresa Villaverde (born May 18, 1966) is a Portuguese film director. Her film Os Mutantes was...  more
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    Teresa Lewis

    1969-04-26
    Teresa Wilson Bean Lewis (April 26, 1969 – September 23, 2010) was an American murderer who...  more

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    Teresa Teng

    1953-01-29
    Teresa Teng (traditional Chinese: 鄧麗君; simplified Chinese: 邓丽君; pinyin: Dèng Lìjūn; Jyutping:...  more
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    Dona Teresa Cristina (14 March 1822 – 28 December 1889), nicknamed "the Mother of the...  more
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    Teresa Strasser

    1970-06-08
    Teresa Lynn Strasser (born June 8, 1970) is an American writer and television personality...  more
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    Teresa A. Sullivan

    1949-07-09
    Teresa Ann "Terry" Sullivan (born July 9, 1949) is a retired American sociologist and...  more
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    Teresa Tomlinson

    1965-02-19
    Teresa Pike Tomlinson (born February 19, 1965) is an American politician who has served as the...  more