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Who Is The Most Famous Violet In The World?

Updated November 24, 2020 187 votes 46 voters 16.7k views17 items

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How many celebrities named Violet can you think of? The famous Violets below have many different professions, including notable actors named Violet, famous artists named Violet, and even authors named Violet.

Violet Chachki is certainly one of the most famous Violets on this list. One of the famous TV personalities named Violet, they are best known for winning the seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Their EP Gagged came out in 2015.

Another of the famous people with the first name Violet is Violet Jessop. She was an ocean liner stewardess. She survived the sinkings of the Titanic and the Britannic.

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

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  • 1
    June 13, 1992
    24

    BirthplaceAtlanta, GA

    Violet Chachki is the stage name of Jason Dardo, an American drag queen, burlesque dancer, recording artist, TV personality, and model best known for winning the seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race....  more
  • 2
    2005-12-01
    23

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Violet Affleck is the daughter of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner....
  • 3
    1887-10-02
    16

    BirthplaceBahía Blanca, Argentina

    Violet Constance Jessop (2 October 1887 – 5 May 1971) was an Irish Argentine ocean liner stewardess and nurse who is known for surviving the disastrous sinkings of both RMS Titanic and her sister...  more

    #4 of 20 Moving Stories From 'Titanic' Survivors That Made Us Say 'Wow'#3 of 14 People Who Somehow Survived Multiple Random Tragedies

  • 4
    13

    BirthplaceGrimsby, England

    Violet Farebrother (22 August 1888 – 27 September 1969) was an English actress. She appeared in 25 films between 1911 and 1965, including three films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. She was born in...  more
  • 5
    Violet Gaynor is an actress....
  • 6
    1862-01-01
    14

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    Violet Tweedale, née Chambers (1862 – 10 December 1936), was a Scottish author, poet, and spiritualist....  more
  • 7
    13

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Violet Mersereau (October 2, 1892 – November 12, 1975) was an American stage and film actress. Over the course of her screen career, Mersereau appeared in over 100 short and silent film features....  more
  • 8
    1874-06-10
    7

    BirthplaceNew Jersey

    Violet Oakley (June 10, 1874 – February 25, 1961) was an American artist. She was the first American woman to receive a public mural commission. During the first quarter of the twentieth century, she...  more
  • 9

    BirthplaceHampstead, London, United Kingdom

    Helen Violet Bonham Carter, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury, (15 April 1887 – 19 February 1969), known until her marriage as Violet Asquith, was a British politician and diarist. She was the daughter...  more
  • 10
    1867-06-11
    3

    BirthplaceExeter, England

    Violet Vanbrugh (11 June 1867 – 10 November 1942), born Violet Augusta Mary Barnes, was an English actress who had a career spanning more than 50 years. Despite her many successes, her career was...  more
  • 11
    1903-01-10
    3

    BirthplaceUSA, St. Louis, Missouri

    Violet Louise Wilkey (January 10, 1903 – June 5, 1976) was an American child actress who appeared in 18 films over a four-year period during the silent film era. Violet Wilkey was born in St. Louis,...  more
  • 12
    1908-02-05
    3

    BirthplaceBrighton, United Kingdom

    Violet Hilton is a conjoined twin who toured in the U.S. sideshow and vaudeville circuit with her sister, Daisy Hilton in the 1930s....  more
  • 13
    1876-01-01
    1

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    The Honourable Violet Albina Gibson (31 August 1876 – 2 May 1956) was an Anglo-Irish woman, the daughter of Lord Ashbourne. She attempted to assassinate Benito Mussolini in 1926....  more

    #10 of 16 What Actually Happened To Famous Assassins#7 of 15 History's Most Fascinating Female Assassins

  • 14
    1894-06-06
    1

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Violet Trefusis (née Keppel; 6 June 1894 – 29 February 1972) was an English socialite and author. She is chiefly remembered for her lengthy affair with the poet Vita Sackville-West, which the two...  more
  • 15
    1964-07-20
    0
    Violet Renice Palmer (born July 20, 1964) is a retired American basketball referee in the NBA and WNBA and the first female official to reach the highest competitive tier in any major U.S....  more
  • 16
    4

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    Violet MacMillan (March 4, 1887 – December 29, 1953), was an American actress in Broadway theatre productions, vaudeville, and silent films. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan....  more
  • 17
    1908-04-24
    0

    BirthplaceAhmedabad, India

    Violet Hari Alva (24 April 1908 – 20 November 1969) was an Indian lawyer, journalist and politician, and Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha, and member of the Indian National Congress (INC). She...  more
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