Female Serial Killers

Throughout history, there have been many women serial killers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female serial killers such as Amelia Dyer, Aileen Wuornos, Mary Ann Cotton, Karla Homolka, Mary Bell.The women serial killers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.

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

Rank the Most Wicked Female Serial Killers

 1 Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Wuornos.
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: February 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Troy, Michigan, United States
Died: October 9, 2002

Sexually and physically assaulted by her own grandfather during her childhood and teenage years, Aileen Wuornos took to prostitution to support herself. From becoming pregnant at age 14 to engaging in sexual activities in exchange for drugs, Aileen's early life played a major role in turning her into a serial killer. Her story eventually became quite famous in popular culture.

 2 Karla Homolka

Karla Homolka.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Credit, Ontario

Karla Homolka raped and killed three minors along with her ex-husband Paul Bernardo. After their arrest, Bernardo was sentenced to life imprisonment, while Homolka served 12 years in prison following a plea bargain. Although she had claimed that she was an unwilling accomplice to the killings, a videotape that surfaced after the plea bargain suggested otherwise, resulting in public outrage.

 3 Rosemary West

Rosemary West.
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: November 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barnstaple

 4 Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley.
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: July 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crumpsall, Greater Manchester, England
Died: November 15, 2002

 5 Beverley Allitt

Beverley Allitt.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grantham, Lincolnshire, England

Beverley Allitt is an English serial child killer, convicted ,of murdering four children and grievously injuring several others. Previously employed as a State Enrolled Nurse, she attacked 13 children over a 59-day period, out of which four died. She received 13 life sentences for the crimes and is detained at Rampton Secure Hospital in Nottinghamshire.

 6 Belle Gunness

Belle Gunness.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: April 28, 1908
Also known as the Mistress of Murder Farms, Norwegian-born American immigrant Brynhild Paulsdatter Storset later changed her name to Belle. The brutal murderer is believed to have seduced and then butchered her countless suitors. A headless body found recovered from her burnt house was thought to be hers.

 7 Amelia Dyer

Amelia Dyer.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 1837 AD
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: June 11, 1897
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 8 Martha Beck

Martha Beck.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 6, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milton, Florida, United States
Died: March 8, 1951

 9 Mary Ann Cotton

Mary Ann Cotton.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 31, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Low Moorsley
Died: March 24, 1873

 10 Giulia Tofana

Giulia Tofana
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Famous As: Poisoner
Birthdate: 1620 AD
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: June 30, 1659

 11 Leonarda Cianciulli

Leonarda Cianciulli.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: April 18, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montella
Died: October 15, 1970

Leonarda Cianciulli was an Italian serial killer who murdered three women and turned their bodies into soaps and tea cakes. She is also known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio." Between 1939 and 1940, she killed three of her neighbors--all of them middle-aged women--as part of human sacrifices. She was eventually found guilty of her crimes and sentenced to prison.  

 12 Genene Jones

Genene Jones.
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Famous As: Nurse Who Killed Several Infants
Birthdate: July 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Texas

 13 The Freeway Phantom

The Freeway Phantom
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: United States

 14 Elizabeth Stride

Elizabeth Stride
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 27, 1843
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Torslanda, Sweden
Died: September 30, 1888

 15 Carol M. Bundy

Carol M. Bundy
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: August 26, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States
Died: December 9, 2003

 16 Teresa Lewis

Teresa Lewis
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: April 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: September 23, 2010

 17 Vera Renczi

Vera Renczi
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Famous As: serial killer
Birthdate: 1903 AD
Birthplace: Bucharest
Died: 1960 AD

 18 Tamara Samsonova

Tamara Samsonova
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: April 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uzhur, Russia

 19 Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova

Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: March 11, 1730
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: December 9, 1801

Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova was a noblewoman, serial killer, and sadist. She achieved notoriety for torturing and killing at least 38 female serfs. Since she was well-connected with the Russian nobility and with those in power at the royal court, Darya got away with many of her murders until she was found guilty in a trial organized by Empress Catherine II.

 20 Beate Schmidt

Beate Schmidt
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: October 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lehnin, Bezirk Potsdam, Germany

 21 Anna Marie Hahn

Anna Marie Hahn
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 7, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bavaria, Germany
Died: December 7, 1938

 22 Enriqueta Marti

Enriqueta Marti
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: February 2, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Spain
Died: March 12, 1913

 23 Dagmar Overbye

Dagmar Overbye
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: April 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: May 6, 1929

 24 Irina Gaidamachuk

Irina Gaidamachuk
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: September 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nyagan, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Soviet Union

 25 Veronique Courjault

Veronique Courjault
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France

 26 Gesche Gottfried

Gesche Gottfried
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: March 6, 1785
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: April 21, 1831

 27 Olga Konstantinovna Briscorn

Olga Konstantinovna Briscorn
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 1776 AD
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: March 30, 1836