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35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College
  • Connie Britton
    Sorority: Sigma Kappa (which has since become Sigma Delta)
    Dartmouth University

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

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  • 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

    Photo: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for H&M
  • 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
     Kappa Kappa Gamma 
    College: University of California, Riverside

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  • Kristin Chenoweth

    School: Oklahoma City University

    Sorority: The pint-sized star was a member of Gamma Phi Beta.

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  • Catt Sadler
    Sorority: Chi Omega
    College: Indiana University Bloomington

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  • Wanda Sykes
    Sorority: Alpha Kappa Alpha
    College: Hampton University

    Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images
  • 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
    College: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Sorority: Delta Delta Delta

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  • Danica McKellar
    Sorority: Alpha Delta Pi
    College: UCLA

    Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images
  • 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
     Alpha Delta Pi
    College: Golden West College

    Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher
    Sorority: Delta Delta Delta
    College: Florida State University

    Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Elle
  • Star Jones
    Sorority: Alpha Kappa Alpha
    College: American University

    Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images
  • Mariska Hargitay
    Sorority: Kappa Kappa Gamma 
    College: University of California, Los Angeles

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

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  • Patricia Heaton 
    Sorority: Delta Gamma 
    College: Ohio State University

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  • Jada Pinkett Smith

    College: 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
    Sorority: Alpha Chi Omega
    College: University of Denver

    Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images
  • Erin Andrews
    Sorority: Zeta Tau Alpha 
    College: University of Florida

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

    Photo: Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images
  • Lo Bosworth
    Sorority:  Kappa Kappa Gamma
    College: University of California, Los Angeles

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35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

35 Surprising Stars Who Were Sorority Girls in College

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Even if you scoff at Greek life, there’s certainly something 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 of shock that Jennifer Garner, Carrie Underwood, and Sophia Bush all went Greek—others celebrities surprised us, like Wanda Sykes, Sheryl Crow, and Condoleezza Rice.  And, as we were doing our research, we also discovered a few top fashion designers like Betsey Johnson and Tory Burch also pledged back in their university days.

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

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