American Female Socialites

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 1 Kendall Jenner

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Famous As: One of World's Top-earning Models
Birthdate: November 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Like many of her other family members, Kendall Jenner gained fame after starring in the American reality television show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family. She is also a fashion model, co-designs a clothing line and was named the world's highest-paid model of 2018 in the Forbes top-earning models list.

 2 Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian
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Famous As: Model, Reality Star
Birthdate: April 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

One of the most popular social media celebrities in the US, Kourtney Kardashian is best known for her appearance in the TV series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Along with her sisters, she endorses products like prescription drugs, Coca-Cola, and waist slimming pants, for which she gets paid between $75,000 and $300,000 per post on social media.

 3 Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: February 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Paris Hilton comes from an affluent family and is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. A leaked 2001 sex tape with her then boyfriend, Rick Salomon, had created quite a scandal in 2003, which led her to act in the reality television series, The Simple Life. She’s also an actress, singer, model, author, socialite and businesswomen.

 4 Khloé Kardashian

Khloé Kardashian
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Famous As: Talk Show Host, Socialite, Model
Birthdate: June 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Best known for playing a key role in the popular TV series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Khloé Kardashian is one of the most popular American celebrities on the internet. Having launched many clothing collections, she is also involved in the fashion industry. After suffering a traumatic brain injury, Khloé had a long-term memory loss but has recovered since.

 5 Zsa Zsa Gabor

Zsa Zsa Gabor
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Famous As: Socialite, Actress
Birthdate: February 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 18, 2016
Zsa Zsa Gabor was a stage actor and also became Miss Hungary before she moved to the U.S. Fans loved her in Moulin Rouge and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3. She was known for her flamboyant lifestyle and her nine marriages, including one to hotelier Conrad Hilton. 

 6 Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
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Famous As: Alexander Hamilton's Wife
Birthdate: August 9, 1757
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: November 9, 1854

The better half of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton was involved in her husband’s political career during his lifetime and worked towards protecting his legacy after his death. A social worker, she lent support to multiple charitable causes including establishing New York’s first private orphanage.

 7 Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: July 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 26, 1944

Florence Foster Jenkins was an American socialite who was often ridiculed and mocked for her poor singing ability, which in turn made her popular. Known as the world's worst opera singer, Jenkins became a musical cult-figure in New York City due to her technical incompetence as an amateur soprano. Her life inspired several plays and films, including Florence Foster Jenkins.

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 8 Zelda Fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald
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Famous As: Novelist, Socialite
Birthdate: July 24, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: March 10, 1948

Zelda Fitzgerald was a painter, socialite, and novelist. Along with her husband Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda became a prominent personality of the Jazz Age. Renowned for her high spirits and beauty, she was named the first American flapper by Scott. For her work as a novelist and painter, Fitzgerald was posthumously made an inductee to the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame.

 9 Eva Gabor

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Famous As: Played Lisa Douglas, the wife of Oliver Wendell Douglas, on the hit TV show Green Acres
Birthdate: February 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: July 4, 1995

Apart from being the sister of renowned actor Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eva Gabor was a talented actor in her own right. Known as Lisa Douglas from the sitcom Green Acres and its sequel, she was also famous for her voice roles in Disney movies. She later launched a fashion collection, too.

 10 Angelica Schuyler Church

Angelica Schuyler Church
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Famous As: Socialite, Daughter of Continental Army General Philip Schuyler
Birthdate: February 20, 1756
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: March 6, 1814

A charming socialite, Angelica Schuyler Church was the daughter of Continental Army General, Philip Schuyler, and wife of British MP, John Barker Church. During her lifetime, she interacted with and created lasting friendship with numerous personalities, from revolutionaries to artists and politicians, like Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. She has been portrayed in the acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton.

 11 Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy

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Famous As: Publicist
Birthdate: January 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: July 16, 1999
Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy was a Calvin Klein publicist and the wife of John F. Kennedy Jr. Her fashion sense was often compared to that of her mother-in-law, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. A plane carrying Carolyn, her husband, and her older sister crashed off Martha's Vineyard in July 1999, killing all three.

 12 Bijou Phillips

Bijou Phillips
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

 13 A'Lelia Walker

A'Lelia Walker
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: June 6, 1885
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 17, 1931

 14 Edith Bouvier Beale

Edith Bouvier Beale
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Famous As: Former Model and socialite best known for her participation in the 1975 documentary film Grey Gardens by Albert and David Maysles
Birthdate: November 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 14, 2002

 15 Wallis Simpson

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Famous As: Socialite, Wife of Former King-Emperor Edward VIII
Birthdate: June 19, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Square Cottage, Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: April 24, 1986

Wallis Simpson was an American socialite. She remains a controversial figure in the history of British politics as she played a major role in causing a constitutional crisis that eventually led to the abdication of British King Edward VIII. Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry Wallis as he could not marry Wallis, a divorcée, while remaining on the throne.

 16 Lydia Hearst

Lydia Hearst
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Socialite, Television actor
Birthdate: September 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wilton (Connecticut)

 17 Frances Ford Seymour

Frances Ford Seymour
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: April 4, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brockville, Canada
Died: April 14, 1950
Canadian-American socialite Frances Ford Seymour, is best remembered as the second wife of actor Henry Fonda, and the mother of actors Peter and Jane Fonda. Henry was her second husband, and she was previously married to millionaire George Tuttle Brokaw. Seymour committed suicide shortly after her 42nd birthday.

 18 Dina Merrill

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Famous As: Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist
Birthdate: December 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: May 22, 2017
Socialite/actor Dina Merrill was the only child of Post Cereals owner Marjorie Merriweather Post and stockbroker and financier Edward Francis Hutton. Dina served RKO Pictures as their vice chairperson. She also appeared in movies such as The Sundowners and Butterfield 8, and was on the boards of various charitable trusts.

 19 Gloria Vanderbilt

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Famous As: Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle
Birthdate: February 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 2019

Gloria Vanderbilt was an American fashion designer, actress, author, and socialite. As a child, she was subjected to a child custody trial, which the press named trial of the century due to its high-profile nature. As a designer, Vanderbilt is credited with developing and popularizing designer blue jeans. She also launched a line of household goods and perfumes.

 20 Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner
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Famous As: The Most Followed Woman on Instagram
Birthdate: August 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
An elite socialite and fashion model, Kylie Jenner is the head of Kylie Cosmetics and creator of the hugely popular line of lipsticks, Kylie Lip Kit. Thrown into the limelight in her teens, courtesy the reality series Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Jenner has since gone on to become a highly successful businesswomen and social media influencer.

 21 Jocelyn Wildenstein

Jocelyn Wildenstein
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: August 5, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lausanne
Catwoman Jocelyn Wildenstein apparently spent $5 million on surgical procedures to please her former husband, Alec Wildenstein, who loved cats. The Swiss-born American model and socialite later secured one of the costliest divorce settlements. She has reportedly denied having gone under the knife for any cosmetic surgery.

 22 Lee Radziwill

Lee Radziwill
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Famous As: Socialite, Actress, Interior Decorator
Birthdate: March 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: February 15, 2019

Lee Radziwill was an American interior decorator and public-relations executive. The younger sister of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Radziwill was a well-known socialite and often featured in lists, such as The Guardian's 50 best-dressed people over 50. Despite an unsuccessful attempt to forge an acting career, Radziwill managed to hog the limelight due to her fashion sense.

 23 Barbara Hutton

Barbara Hutton
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Famous As: Socialites
Birthdate: November 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 1979

 24 Kim Richards

Kim Richards
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mineola, New York, United States
Kim Richards, who is also socialite Paris Hilton’s aunt, began he career as a child actor, with significant roles in shows such as Nanny and the Professor and movies such as Escape to Witch Mountain. She later gained fame as a reality star on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

 25 Kathy Hilton

Kathy Hilton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 26 Marjorie Merriweather Post

Marjorie Merriweather Post
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: March 15, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: September 12, 1973
Entrepreneur and socialite Marjorie Merriweather Post was the daughter of General Foods founder C.W. Post. She diversified her father’s business by introducing a frozen food line to the pre-extisting cereal company. She was also known for her fetish for Russian art and her mansion Mar-a-Lago, later purchased by Donald Trump.

 27 Doris Duke

Doris Duke
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Famous As: Correspondent
Birthdate: November 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 28, 1993

 28 Lady Randolph Churchill

Lady Randolph Churchill
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Famous As: Socialite, Mother of Winston Churchill
Birthdate: January 9, 1854
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cobble Hill, New York, United States
Died: June 29, 1921

 29 Tinsley Mortimer

Tinsley Mortimer
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Famous As: Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: August 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA

 30 Madeleine Astor

Madeleine Astor
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: June 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 27, 1940

 31 Consuelo Vanderbilt

Consuelo Vanderbilt
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: March 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: December 6, 1964

 32 Magda Gabor

Magda Gabor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 6, 1997

The elder sister of Zsa Zsa and Eva Gabor, Magda Gabor was an actor who had appeared in the film Modern Girls and on a few TV shows. She was rumored to be the mistress of the Portuguese ambassador to Hungary and had later married 6 times.

 33 Patricia Kennedy Lawford

Patricia Kennedy Lawford
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: May 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: September 17, 2006

 34 Barbara Daly Baekeland

Barbara Daly Baekeland
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: 1922 AD
Birthplace: Boston
Died: November 17, 1972

Socialite Barbara Daly Baekeland, former wife of Bakelite heir Brooks Baekeland, was killed by her son, Antony. She was apparently stabbed with a kitchen knife. Antony was found at the crime scene and confessed to the murder. She had reportedly tried treating Antony’s queer orientation and had even raped him.

 35 Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt

Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt
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Famous As: Socialite best known as the mother of fashion designer and artist Gloria Vanderbilt
Birthdate: August 23, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Switzerland
Died: February 13, 1965

 36 Peggy Guggenheim

Peggy Guggenheim
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Famous As: Art Collector
Birthdate: August 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 23, 1979

 37 Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 13, 1853
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jersey
Died: February 12, 1929

 38 Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell
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Famous As: Socialite, Sex offender
Birthdate: December 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maisons-Laffitte, France

Daughter of publishing tycoon, late Robert Maxwell, Ghislaine Maxwell is a socialite infamous for her involvement with the convicted sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein. Charged with sex trafficking of minor girls, she is under investigation by the US Virgin Islands Department of Justice.

 39 Kathleen Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington

Kathleen Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: February 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 13, 1948

 40 Patricia Altschul

Patricia Altschul
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Famous As: Art Collector, Socialite
Birthdate: April 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Socialite, art collector, and reality TV personality, Patricia Altschul, is the widow of former Goldman Sachs partner Arthur G. Altschul. She has been a trustee of several nonprofit organizations including the Historic Hudson Valley and the New York Historical Society. She received a Carolopolis Award from the Preservation Society of Charleston in 2013.

 41 Blac Chyna

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Famous As: Model, Socialite
Birthdate: May 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Blac Chyna shot to fame when Drake mentioned her in the song Miss Me. She appeared as Nicki Minaj’s stunt double in Kanye West’s video Monster. She owns a make-up brand and a salon, and has appeared on her reality shows Rob & Chyna and The Real Blac Chyna

 42 Sunny von Bülow

Sunny von Bülow
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: September 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manassas, Virginia, United States
Died: December 6, 2008

 43 Linda Hoga

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Famous As: Television personality, Socialite
Birthdate: August 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 44 Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann

Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann
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Famous As: Model, Socialite and Daughter of Actress Isabella Rossellini
Birthdate: July 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 45 Candy Spelling

Candy Spelling
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States

 46 Sable Starr

Sable Starr
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Famous As: Socialite, Groupie
Birthdate: August 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, United States
Died: April 18, 2009

 47 Pamela Harriman

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Famous As: Political activist
Birthdate: March 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Farnborough, England
Died: February 5, 1997

Apart from serving as the US ambassador to France and as a Democratic political activist, Pamela Harriman had also been in the news for her three marriages, all to high-profile men, namely, Randolph Churchill, Leland Hayward, and W. Averell Harriman. She also had countless affairs with rich and influential men.

 48 Janet Lee Bouvier

Janet Lee Bouvier
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: December 3, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 22, 1989

 49 Kelly Killoren

Kelly Killoren
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Famous As: Author, Socialite, Model
Birthdate: May 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois

 50 Mary Anna Custis Lee

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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: October 1, 1807
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Annefield in Boyce, Virginia, United States
Died: November 5, 1873