Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

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Even if you scoff at Greek life, you might agree there’s something kind of intriguing about the world of sororities and fraternities. Even more intriguing, though: hearing about which starlets were members of sororities during their time in college.

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Yes, even massively famous stars spent time hazing pledging, learning secret handshakes, parading around campus in their letters, chairing formals, and—we’re assuming—partying with fraternity boys.

While some are fairly predictable—we’re not fainting from shock that Jennifer Garner, Carrie Underwood, and Sophia Bush all went Greek—other celebrities surprised us, such as Wanda Sykes, Sheryl Crow, and Condoleezza Rice.  And, as we were doing our research, we also discovered a few top fashion designers including Betsey Johnson and Tory Burch also pledged back in their university days.

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For a look at 35 celebrities in sororities, click through the slideshow above and let us know who you were most surprised about!

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  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Connie Britton
    School: Dartmouth University
    Sorority: Sigma Kappa (which has since become Sigma Delta)

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    Tory Burch
    School: University of Pennsylvania
    Sorority: Kappa Alpha Theta

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Jennifer Garner
    School: Denison University
    Sorority: Pi Beta Phi

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Lucy Liu
    School: University of Michigan
    Sorority: Chi Omega

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Molly Sims
    School: Vanderbilt University
    Sorority: Delta Delta Delta

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    Sheryl Crow
    School: University of Missouri
    Sorority: Kappa Alpha Theta, in addition to Sigma Alpha Iota, a music fraternity for women.

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    Sophia Bush
    School: University of Southern California
    Sorority: Kappa Kappa Gamma

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    Carrie Underwood
    School: Northeastern State University
    Sorority: Sigma Sigma Sigma

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    Kate Spade

    School: Arizona State University
    Sorority: Kappa Kappa Gamma (and although she's known for the preppy brand she cofounded, back then she worked in a motorcycle bar)

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    Elizabeth Banks
    School: University of Pennsylvania
    Sorority: Delta Delta Delta

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    Katie Couric
    School: University of Virginia
    Sorority: Delta Delta Delta

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    Jamie Chung
    School: 
    University of California, Riverside
    Sorority:
     Kappa Kappa Gamma

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    Kristin Chenoweth
    School: Oklahoma City University
    Sorority: The pint-size star was a member of Gamma Phi Beta.

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    Catt Sadler
    School: Indiana University Bloomington
    Sorority:
     Chi Omega

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    Wanda Sykes
    School: Hampton University
    Sorority: Alpha Kappa Alpha

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    Betsey Johnson
    School: Syracuse University
    Sorority: Alpha Xi Delta and graduated Phi Beta Kappa

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    Jenna Dewan
    School: University of Southern California
    Sorority: Pi Beta Phi

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Hoda Kotb
    School: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Sorority: Delta Delta Delta

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Danica McKellar
    School: UCLA
    Sorority: Alpha Delta Pi

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus
    School: Northwestern University
    Sorority: Delta Gamma

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Bette Midler
    School: University of Hawaii at Manoa
    Sorority: Delta Phi Epsilon

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    Ashley Judd
    School: University of Kentucky
    Sorority: Kappa Kappa Gamma

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    Holly Hunter
    School: Carnegie Mellon University
    Sorority: Kappa Alpha Theta

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Aubrey O'Day
    School: University of California, Irvine
    Sorority: Alpha Chi Omega

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    Michelle Pfeiffer
    School: Golden West College
    Sorority: Alpha Delta Pi

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    JoAnna Garcia Swisher
    School: Florida State University
    Sorority: Delta Delta Delta

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    Star Jones
    School: American University
    Sorority: Alpha Kappa Alpha

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    Mariska Hargitay
    School: University of California, Los Angeles
    Sorority: Kappa Kappa Gamma

  • Greek Celebrities: 35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

    Angela Kinsey
    The star of "The Office" played an uptight goody-goody, but in real life, we bet she let loose during her days in Chi Omega at Baylor University.

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    Patricia Heaton
    School: Ohio State University
    Sorority: Delta Gamma

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    Jada Pinkett Smith
    School: Pinkett Smith did not pursue higher education.
    Sorority: However, she was given an honorary membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha, which was founded at the historic Howard University. Many celebrities, including Alicia Keys, have also received similar titles.

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    Condoleezza Rice
    School: University of Denver
    Sorority: Alpha Chi Omega

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    Erin Andrews
    School: University of Florida
    Sorority: Zeta Tau Alpha

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    Joy Behar
    School: State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Sorority: Delta Zeta

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    Lo Bosworth
    College: University of California, Los Angeles
    Sorority:  Kappa Kappa Gamma

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Connie Britton
School: Dartmouth University
Sorority: Sigma Kappa (which has since become Sigma Delta)

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