Famous Chilean Women

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite Chilean Women
 1 
Isabel Allende
(Chilean-American Author Known for Her Novels: ‘The House of the Spirits’ and ‘City of the Beasts’)
Isabel Allende
19
Birthdate: August 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Chilean author Isabel Allende is known for her bestselling Spanish-language novels The House of the Spirits and City of the Beasts. The Chilean National Literature Prize-winner explores women’s perspectives and includes magic realism and autobiographical aspects in her works. She has also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
 2 
Cote de Pablo
(Actress, Singer and Co-Host of the Latin-American Talk Show ‘Entertainment Tonight’)
Cote de Pablo
22
Birthdate: November 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

Cote de Pablo is a Chilean-American singer and actress. She is best known for playing Ziva David in the popular action police procedural TV series NCIS. After co-hosting episodes of a Latin-American talk show titled Control, at the age of 15, Cote de Pablo went on to establish herself as a successful actress and musician.

 3 
Lorenza Izzo
(Chilean Model and Actress)
Lorenza Izzo
16
Birthdate: September 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Recommended Lists:
 4 
Leonor Varela
(Chilean Actor and the Daughter of Biologist and Neuroscientist Francisco Varela García)
Leonor Varela
5
Birthdate: December 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Recommended Lists:
 5 
Gabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)
Gabriela Mistral
9
Birthdate: April 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vicuña, Chile
Died: January 10, 1957

Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet and educator Lucila Godoy Alcayaga was better known by her pseudonym, Gabriela Mistral. The suicide of her first love inspired her poem Dolor. Her diplomatic assignments later took her to places such as Madrid and Lisbon. She is remembered for her emotional verses and her feminism.

 6 
Violeta Parra
(Composer)
Violeta Parra
5
Birthdate: October 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Carlos, Chile
Died: February 5, 1967
 7 
Mon Laferte
(Singer known for her musical versatility, having composed songs in a wide variety of genres such as pop, rock)
Mon Laferte
3
Birthdate: May 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Viña del Mar, Chile
 8 
Ana Tijoux
(Singer)
Ana Tijoux
1
Birthdate: June 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lille, France
 9 
Michelle Bachelet
(33rd and 35th President of Chile)
Michelle Bachelet
10
Birthdate: September 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

Chilean politician Michelle Bachelet serves as 7th United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. She became the first female politician in Chilean history who was elected as the country’s President and the first elected female leader in South America. She served as the 33rd and 35th President of Chile and held several other prominent positions during her expansive political career.

 10 
Paloma Mami
(Singer)
Paloma Mami
6
Birthdate: November 11, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

Chilean-American singer Paloma Mami first gained fame with the reality show Rojo, el color del talento. She then became the first Chilean singer to seal a contract with Sony Music Latin. She has universal following, as she sings in both Spanish and English, and mingles Latin R&B with pop and trap.

 11 
Xiye Bastida
(Climate activist and member of the indigenous Mexican Otomi-Toltec nation)
Xiye Bastida
2
Birthdate: April 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlacomulco, Toluca, Mexico
 12 
Isabel Allende Bussi
(Chilean Politician and the First Woman to Serve as the President of the Chilean Senate)
Isabel Allende Bussi
1
Birthdate: January 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago

Isabel Allende Bussi is a Chilean politician best known for her service as the President of the Chilean Senate from 2014 to 2015. She was the first woman to serve as the president of the Senate in Chilean history. An important and influential member of the Socialist Party, Isabel Allende is currently serving as Senator for Valparaíso.

 13 
Alexa Guarachi
(Tennis player)
Alexa Guarachi
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
 14 
Felicia Montealegre
(Chilean-American Actress)
Felicia Montealegre
3
Birthdate: February 6, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: June 16, 1978

Felicia Montealegre was a Chilean actress whose professional achievements were overshadowed by her personal life, thanks to her marriage with popular American conductor, composer, and pianist Leonard Bernstein. She was married to Bernstein from 1951 until her death in 1978.

 15 
Hortensia Bussi
(Chilean first lady)
Hortensia Bussi
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Valparaíso, Chile
Died: June 18, 2009
 16 
Sophia Hayden
(Architect)
Sophia Hayden
1
Birthdate: October 17, 1868
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: February 3, 1953
 17 
Gladys Marín
(Chilean Communist Leader and Former Secretary-General of the Communist Party (1994 - 2002))
Gladys Marín
1
Birthdate: July 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Curepto, Chile
Died: March 6, 2005

Chilean Communist Party leader Gladys Marín had joined the party as a student in Santiago. She went underground in the wake of Augusto Pinochet’s rise and then escaped, first to Moscow and then to Costa Rica. She later returned to Chile and became the first Chilean to file a legal complaint against Pinochet.

 18 
María Luisa Bombal
(Chilean Author Known for Her Works on Erotic, Surrealist and Feminist Themes)
María Luisa Bombal
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Viña del Mar, Chile
Died: May 6, 1980

Born into an affluent family, Chilean author María Luisa Bombal later moved to Paris, where she attended the Sorbonne. She also participated in a literary movement in Argentina and spent 30 years in the US. Her novels portrayed women dissatisfied with their social roles and romantic failures.

 19 
Ignacia Antonia
(TikTok Star)
Ignacia Antonia
10
Birthdate: September 7, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chile
 20 
Mariela Griffor
(Chilean Poet, Editor and Publisher)
Mariela Griffor
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Concepción

Chilean poet Mariela Griffor mostly writes about her country and experience of being in exile in Sweden and the US. She has penned works such as House and The Psychiatrist, and has also the Wayne State University’s Institute for Creative Writers. She also serves as an honorary consul of Chile in Michigan.

 21 
Bramty Juliette
(Chilean YouTube)
Bramty Juliette
1
Birthdate: June 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
 22 
Conchita Cintrón
(Bullfighter)
Conchita Cintrón
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Antofagasta, Chile
Died: February 17, 2009
 23 
Violeta Vidaurre
(Chilean Theater and TV Actress)
Violeta Vidaurre
1
Birthdate: September 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Traiguén, Chile
Died: June 1, 2021
 24 
Fernanda Villalobos
(Chilean Social Media and TikTok Star)
Fernanda Villalobos
6
Birthdate: April 27, 2004
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chile
 25 
Mayte Rodríguez
(Chilean Actress and Model Known for Her TV Series: ‘Caleta Del Sol’ and ‘Un Diablo Con Angel’)
Mayte Rodríguez
0
Birthdate: January 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
 26 
Sola Sierra
(Activist)
Sola Sierra
0
Birthdate: December 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: July 1, 1999
 27 
Patricia Verdugo
(Journalist)
Patricia Verdugo
2
Birthdate: November 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: January 13, 2008
 28 
Tati Fernández
(Chilean Social Media and TikTok Star)
Tati Fernández
0
Birthdate: November 1, 2003
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Valparaiso, Chile
 29 
Carolina Ruiz Castillo
4
Birthdate: October 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Osorno, Chile
 30 
Billie Eilish
(The Youngest Recipient of the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and Record of the Year)
Billie Eilish
0
Birthdate: December 18, 2001
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A young singer and songwriter who rose to international fame while still in her teens, Billie Eilish is blessed with a soprano vocal range and an ethereal voice. Already the recipient of numerous accolades, including five Grammy awards, she was named in Time magazine’s  inaugural "Time 100 Next" list in 2019.

 31 
Ariana Grande
(The Most Streamed Female Artist Ever)
Ariana Grande
0
Birthdate: June 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boca Raton, Florida, United States

A talented youngster, Ariana Grande first stepped into the world of entertainment through Broadway musical 13 and later shot to fame with television series Victorious and its spinoff, Sam & Cat. Her television series also kick started her musical career which flourished with the release of her five commercially successful and critically applauded albums and collaborations with various other artists.

 32 
Queen Elizabeth II
(Queen of the United Kingdom from 1952 to 2022)
Queen Elizabeth II
0
Birthdate: April 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: September 8, 2022

The Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms, Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning British monarch in history. The first child of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother , she ascended to the throne in 1952. Despite the media criticism of the royal family, she continued to be a popular figure in the UK.

 33 
Taylor Swift
(Pop Icon & One of the Best-Selling Musicians of All Time)
Taylor Swift
0
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States

American pop and country music singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is a multiple Grammy award winning artist who has inspired a number of hopeful musicians. A talented artist since a young age, she achieved success with her first single and debut album in 2006. Since then, the Fearless star has not looked back and also made her acting debut in 2009.

 34 
Scarlett Johansson
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'Marriage Story', 'Jojo Rabbit' and Her Role of 'Black Widow' in MCU Films)
Scarlett Johansson
0
Birthdate: November 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

The popular, award winning gorgeous artist, Scarlett Johansson is the highest paid actress in the world. With an interest in acting, Scarlett Johansson debuted in films at the young age of eight and went on to act in numerous films including Lost in Translation, The Avengers, Hitchcock and Marriage Story. She has also worked in television and released an album.

 35 
Selena Gomez
(Singer-Songwriter)
Selena Gomez
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grand Prairie, Texas, United States

Singer, songwriter, and actress, Selena Gomez, was destined for a career in the entertainment industry! The daughter of an actress, she was exposed to acting as a child and began her career early on. She gained much fame as a singer and actress in her teenage and was named the Billboard Woman of the Year in 2017.

 36 
Emma Watson
(Actress and Activist Best Known for Her Role of 'Hermione Granger' in the 'Harry Potter' Film Series)
Emma Watson
0
Birthdate: April 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

English actress, model, and activist, Emma Watson first gained prominence as a child artiste in the Harry Potter film series. The daughter of lawyers, she was determined to go to college despite her busy acting career and graduated from Brown University. A staunch feminist, she is actively involved with organizations that work for the betterment of women.

 37 
Princess Diana
(First Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales)
Princess Diana
0
Birthdate: July 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 31, 1997

The first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Diana was a member of the British royal family. As a princess, she became known for her unconventional approach to charity work. She was celebrated as a style icon and fashionista as well. She divorced Charles in 1996 and died in a tragic car accident the following year.

 38 
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
0
Birthdate: September 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

Actress and singer Zendaya is best known for her role in the Disney Channel sitcom, Shake It Up. She began her career as a model and is trained in different forms of dance. As a singer, she has released one studio album and several singles. She identifies as a feminist and has shown support for the 'Black Lives Matter' movement.

 39 
Marilyn Monroe
(American Actress Who Became One of the Most Popular Sex Symbols of the 1950s and Early 1960s)
Marilyn Monroe
0
Birthdate: June 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 4, 1962

A legendary American actress, model, comedienne and singer, Marilyn Monroe emerged as a major sex symbol in Hollywood in the 1950s and early 1960s. Amongst the most successful actresses of her time, she also won critical acclaim for her acting in movies like Some Like It Hot. Her personal and professional life, though from the beginning, were marked by hardships, struggles and controversies.

 40 
Angelina Jolie
(Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actress In Her Hey Days)
Angelina Jolie
0
Birthdate: June 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A fashion icon, acclaimed actress, influential humanitarian and Special Envoy for the UNHCR, Angelina Jolie is a highly noted celebrity in Hollywood. She has been hailed for her philanthropic efforts around the globe and praised for her power packed performances. Mother of six, of whom three are adopted, Angelina Jolie is a role model for the women of this generation.

 41 
Millie Bobby Brown
0
Birthdate: February 19, 2004
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marbella, Spain

Millie Bobby Brown, the English actress and model, rose to prominence after acting in the TV series Stranger Things and then in the film, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, in 2019. She was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in April 2018, making her the youngest person ever to be so.

 42 
Beyonce Knowles
(Singer-Songwriter, Actress and Lead Singer of the R&B Group ‘Destiny’s Child’)
Beyonce Knowles
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Beyonce Knowles is a singer, songwriter, and actress. She developed an interest in music as a child. As a teenager, she became the lead singer of Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. She is one of the world's best-selling recording artists and one of the highest-earning black musicians of all time

 43 
Jennifer Aniston
(Best Known For Her Role of 'Rachel Green' on the TV Sitcom 'Friends')
Jennifer Aniston
0
Birthdate: February 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

An American actress, film producer, and businesswoman, Jennifer Aniston began her acting career pretty early but gained stardom with her portrayal of Rachel Green in the popular television sitcom Friends. Her film career demonstrated her wide range and impressed both critics and audience. The star of The Good Girl and Bruce Almighty also went ahead to launch her own perfume.

 44 
Jennifer Lopez
(Singer, Actress, Dancer)
Jennifer Lopez
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Castle Hill, New York, United States

Jennifer Lopez established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood after starring in films such as Out of Sight, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan and Shall We Dance’. She is also an accomplished dancer and commercially very successful singer. She helped propel the Latin pop movement in American music. She is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman.

 45 
Betty White
(Referred the 'First Lady of Television', She Holds the Record for the ‘Longest TV Career by a Female’)
Betty White
0
Birthdate: January 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: December 31, 2021

Betty White, American actress and comedian, is considered as the pioneer of television and has had the longest television career of any entertainer, straddling more than 80 years. She’s known for her award-winning performances in shows like The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls and Hot in Cleveland

 46 
Dua Lipa
(Singer-Songwriter)
Dua Lipa
0
Birthdate: August 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

At fourteen, singer Dua Lipa began her career by posting covers of famous songs on YouTube. She soon signed a contract with Warner Music Group and shot into fame with the release of her eponymous chart topping debut album. Since then, she has released her critically acclaimed second album, bagged two Grammys and created history at 2018 BRIT Awards.

 47 
Serena Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All-Time)
Serena Williams
0
Birthdate: September 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States

With 39 Grand Slam titles and four Olympic gold medals, Serena Williams is clearly amongst the greatest female tennis players in the history. With 23 Grand Slam singles win, she is just a win away from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 grand slam titles. She has bagged the top spot in WTA’s world ranking numerous times.

 48 
Elizabeth Olsen
(Best Known for Her Role of 'Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch' in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Superhero Films)
Elizabeth Olsen
0
Birthdate: February 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Elizabeth Olsen gained worldwide recognition for her performance as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in films, such as Avengers: Endgame. Starting out as a child actress, she received singing and ballet lessons when she was a child. A New York University Tisch School of the Arts alumna, Elizabeth Olsen went on to establish herself as a successful actress.

 49 
Margot Robbie
(Australian Actress Known for Her Roles in Both Blockbusters and Independent Films)
Margot Robbie
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dalby, Australia

With strong performances in movies like The Wolf of Wall Street, Suicide Squad and I, Tonya, Australian actress Margot Robbie has become one of the most famous actresses of her generation and also one of the world's highest-paid actresses. In her short career till now, she has won numerous award nominations and has become a significant name in the advertising world.

 50 
Shakira
(Colombian Singer Who is Known as the 'Queen of Latin Music')
Shakira
0
Birthdate: February 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Grammy award winning Colombian pop singer, Shakira is best known for hits like Whenever, Wherever and Hips Don't Lie. One of the most successful Latin American recording artists, she is also one of the world's best-selling music artists. Her first hit album was Pies Descalzos after which she entered the English music market with her big hit album, Laundry Service.