Who Are Some Famous Women?


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As of 2015, Oprah Winfrey and Kim Kardashian are considered some of the world’s most famous women. Both women are known for being American television personalities, with Winfrey hosting a talk show and Kardashian starring in reality television. According to Forbes Magazine, Winfrey is one of the world’s richest women of the 20th century. Winfrey also contributes to several charities over the world. Kardashian is also known for being a model and releasing her own line of fragrance and cosmetics.

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Marilyn Monroe was a famous American model and actress who grossed about $200 million dollars before her death in 1962. Over 50 years after her death, Monroe's popularity continues by being featured on magazine covers and in documentaries. Although some of her films were criticized for her acting abilities, Monroe still became one of the most successful actresses in the 1950s. Monroe has also become a valuable brand since her death, with her image and name being licensed for several products and advertisements.

Princess Diana was an internationally known women who became the Princess of Wales before her death in 1997. Princess Diana was a strong supporter of multiple charities to help adults and children in need. After her death, the Princess of Wales Memorial Fund was established to continue Princess Diana’s charitable supports.

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