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List of Famous Housewives

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List of famous housewifes, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top housewifes in the world? This includes the most prominent housewifes, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable housewifes is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic housewifes were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned housewifes.

Items include everything from Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer Sharpe to Akie Abe.

From reputable, prominent, and well known housewifes to the lesser known housewifes of today, these are some of the best professionals in the housewife field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous housewifes ever?" and "What are the names of famous housewifes?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
  • Akie Abe (安倍 昭恵, Abe Akie, born 10 June 1962) is the wife of Shinzō Abe, the current Prime Minister of Japan....  more
  • Teresa Bagioli Sickles (1836–1867) was the wife of Democratic New York State Assemblyman, U.S. Representative, and later U.S. Army Major General Daniel E. Sickles. She gained notoriety in 1859, when...  more
  • Ann Bilansky (born Mary Ann Evards Wright) (c. 1820 – March 23, 1860) was an American housewife convicted in 1859 of poisoning her husband with arsenic. She is the only woman in Minnesota to receive...  more
  • Abigail "Abba" Alcott (née May; October 8, 1800 – November 25, 1877) May was an activist for several causes and one of the first paid social workers in the state of Massachusetts. She was the wife of...  more
  • Viola Fauver Liuzzo (née Gregg; April 11, 1925 – March 25, 1965) was a Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist from Michigan. In March 1965 Liuzzo, then a housewife and mother of five with a...  more
  • Janice Winblad Nicolich (August 9, 1935 – June 28, 1996) was killed in a car accident by a drunk driver. During the trial Janice's daughter wrote that she had forgiven the drunk driver and urged that...  more
  • Odessa Lee Clay (née O'Grady; February 12, 1917 – August 20, 1994) was the mother of three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali and Rahman Ali, and the grandmother of Laila Ali. She married...  more
  • Klara Hitler (née Pölzl; 12 August 1860 – 21 December 1907) was the mother of Adolf Hitler....  more
  • Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Sombillo Binay Jr. (born July 12, 1977) is a Filipino politician who served as the mayor of Makati from 2010 to 2015. He was initially dismissed from office by the Ombudsman of...  more
  • Doris Gwendolyn Tate (née Willett; January 16, 1924 – July 10, 1992), was an American activist for the rights of crime victims, was best known as the mother of actress Sharon Tate. After Sharon Tate...  more
  • Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer Sharpe

    Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer Sharpe was the mother of actor Jeremy Irons....
  • Shipra Khanna

    Shipra Khanna won the TV show MasterChef India....  more
  • Flora Call Disney (April 22, 1868 – November 26, 1938) was the mother of Walt Disney and Roy Disney....  more
  • Sylvia Llewelyn Davies

    Sylvia "Jocelyn" Llewelyn Davies (25 November 1866 – 27 August 1910), née Sylvia du Maurier, was the mother of the boys who were the inspiration for the stories of Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. She was...  more
  • Ama Sumani

    Ama Sumani (28 August 1965 - 19 March 2008) was a Ghanaian woman who was expelled from the United Kingdom to Ghana after overstaying her visa while she was suffering from a terminal form of bone...  more
  • Mary Jo Buttafuoco

    Mary Jo Buttafuoco was shot in the head by Amy Fisher AKA the Long Island Lolita.  Amy Fisher was having an affair with Mary Jo's husband Joey Buttafuoco....  more
  • Josephine Abraham

    Josephine Abraham was the mother of F. Murray Abraham....
  • Luis Raymund Villafuerte

    Luis Raymund "LRay" Favis Villafuerte Jr. (born June 3, 1968) is a Filipino politician who is the current Representative of Camarines Sur's 2nd District in the Philippine House of Representatives. He...  more
  • Mattie Harris

    Mattie Harris is the mother of Wood Harris and Steve Harris....
  • Augusta Miller

    Augusta Miller was a schoolteacher and a housewife....
  • Margot Seitelman

    Margot Seitelman (23 February 1928 – 5 November 1989) was the first executive director of American Mensa, from 1961 (shortly after American Mensa's formation) until her death in 1989. The offices of...  more
  • Lizzie Seliger

    Lizzie Seliger was Ed Asner's mother....
  • Caroline Roddenberry

    Caroline Roddenberry is the mother of Gene Roddenberry....
  • Ray Stern

    Ray Stern is the mother of Howard Stern....
  • Mary Sutton Willie