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

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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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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

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Jennifer Garner
School: Denison University
Sorority: Pi Beta Phi

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Lucy Liu
School: University of Michigan
Sorority: Chi Omega

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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

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

Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Samsung

Danica McKellar
School: UCLA
Sorority: Alpha Delta Pi

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

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

Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

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

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

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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

Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

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

Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Elle

Star Jones
School: American University
Sorority: Alpha Kappa Alpha

Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images

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

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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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