Famous Sorority Women You May Not Have Known About

Famous Sorority Women You May Not Have Known About

From NASA Astronauts and US Treasurers, to award-winning actresses and writers; sororities have produced a variety of talented women throughout history. These women have taken their values, beliefs, and experiences from sorority membership and used them to contribute to their fields in a big way. Below is a list of notable sorority alumnae from the 19 sororities that Campus Classics directly caters to. 

 Alpha Chi Omega (Alpha Chi)

  • Carol Duvall - Host of the Carol Duvall Show
  • Alyson Hannigan - Actress 
  • Agnes Nixon - Four-time Daytime Emmy Winning TV Writer & Producer
  • Condoleezza Rice - Former Secretary of State

Alpha Delta Pi (ADPi)

  • Kathy Bates - Oscar-winning actress
  • Carol Shields - Pulitzer Prize-winning author
  • Sandra Palmer - Professional golfer
  • Michelle Pfeiffer - Actress

 Alpha Gamma Delta (Alpha Gam)

  • Beth Chapman - Alabama Secretary of State
  • Rita Coolidge - Singer-songwriter
  • Betty White - Emmy Award-winning actress
  • Karen McCullah Lutz - Screenwriter & author

Alpha Omicron Pi (AOPi)

  • Teresa Lubbers - Former Indiana State Senator
  • Catherine Mackin - Two-time Broadcast Journalism Emmy Award Winner
  • Janis Mackey Frayer - 2008 Olympian swimmer

Alpha Phi

  • Andrea Wong - Former President/CEO of Lifetime Television
  • Inga Swenson - Tony Award-nominated actress
  • Nan C. Robertson - Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter
  • Georgia Neese Clark - First woman Treasurer of the United States
  • Kourtney Kardashian - Model and media personality

Alpha Xi Delta (AXiD)

  • Gail Kobe - Actress
  • Verna Kay Gibson - First female CEO of a Fortune 500 Company
  • Betsey Johnson - Fashion designer
  • Jan Davis - Astronaut for NASA

 Chi Omega (Chi O)

  • Angela Kinsey - Award-winning actress
  • Lucy Liu - Award-winning actress
  • Molly Beth Malcom - First woman chairperson of the Texas Democratic Party
  • Harper Lee - Novelist

Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta)

  • Elizabeth Banks - Award-winning actress
  • Katie Couric - Journalist
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin - Pulitzer Prize-winning author
  • Meryl Davis - 2014 Olympic Gold Medalist Ice Dancer

 Delta Gamma

  • Cheryl Crawford - Broadway producer
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Emmy Award-winning actress
  • Kelly Ayotte - United States Senator from New Hampshire
  • Susan Shannon Engeleiter - First woman to head the Small Business Administration

Delta Zeta

  • Joy Behar - Daytime Emmy Award-wining Talk Show Host
  • Edith Head - Emmy Award-winning designer and Oscar winner in costume design
  • Florence Henderson - Actress & singer
  • Ivy Baker Priest - Former United States Treasurer

Gamma Phi Beta

  • Kristin Chenoweth - Tony Award and Emmy Award-winning actress
  • Kelli O’Hara - Tony Award-winner
  • Elizabeth Pitcairn - Concert violinist on which the film The Red Violin was based
  • Laurel Clark - NASA astronaut on the Columbia space shuttle

Kappa Alpha Theta (Theta)

  • Margaret Floy Washburn - First woman to receive a Ph.D. in Psychology
  • Sheryl Crow - Grammy Award-winning singer
  • Tory Burch - Fashion designer
  • Eva Bertrand Adams - Former director of the United States Mint

 Kappa Delta

  • Kathleen Babineaux Blanco - First female elected Governor of Louisiana
  • Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Wendi Nix - ESPN Commentator
  • Donna J. Stone - Founder of Prevent Child Abuse America

Kappa Kappa Gamma (Kappa)

  • Kate Spade - Co-Founder, Designer and namesake of Kate Spade New York
  • Sophia Bush - Actress
  • Erin Moriarty - Emmy Award-winning correspondent, Emmy Award-winner
  • Emily Gorman - Former director of the Women’s Army Corps
  • Meghan Markle - Actress and Duchess of Sussex

 Phi Mu

  • Dana Ivey - Actress, five-time Tony Award nominee
  • Jerrie Mock - First woman to fly solo around the world
  • Evett Simmons - Former president of the National Bar Association
  • Gayle S. Barron - Winner of the Boston Marathon 1978

Pi Beta Phi (Pi Phi)

  • Jenna Dewan-Tatum - Actress, Peabody Award-winner
  • Jennifer Garner - Golden Globe-winning actress & producer
  • Barbara Bush - 41st First Lady of the United States of America
  • Patricia MacLachlan - Author, Newbery Medal recipient

 Sigma Kappa

  • Margaret Chase Smith - First female U.S. Senator
  • Anna McCune Harper - Professional tennis player
  • Margaret Rhea Seddon - Mission specialist for NASA
  • Maitland Ward - Award-winning actress
  • Connie Britton - Actress

Sigma Sigma Sigma (Tri Sigma)

  • Jennifer Gray - CNN Meteorologist
  • Carrie Underwood - Seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Singer-Songwriter
  • Kristin Corrado - Former New Jersey State Senator
  • Mary Rhodes Russel - Justice of Supreme Court of Missouri

Zeta Tau Alpha (Zeta)

  • Betty Buckley - Tony Award-winning actress
  • Faith Daniels - News personality
  • Deborah Platt Majoras - Former Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission
  • Maddie Gardner - Two-time gold medalist at the All-Star Cheer-leading World Championship

 

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