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35 Celebrities Who Were Sorority Girls in College

35 Celebrities Who Were Sorority Girls in College

111,215 June 19th, 2014
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    Connie Britton
    Sorority: Sigma Kappa (which has since become Sigma Delta)
    School:
    Dartmouth University

    Photo: Catrina Maxwell/Getty Images for SCAD
  • 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Arrivals

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

    Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
  • Neutrogena Sun Summit

    Jennifer Garner
    School: Denison University
    Sorority: Pi Beta Phi

    Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Neutrogena
  • 14th Annual Warner Bros. And InStyle Golden Globe Awards After Party - Arrivals

    Lucy Liu
    School: University of Michigan
    Sorority: Chi Omega 

    Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Premiere Of Universal Pictures' "Oblivion" - Red Carpet

    Molly Sims
    School: Vanderbilt University
    Sorority: Delta Delta Delta.

    Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
  • 66th Annual Tony Awards - Red Carpet

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

    Photo: Jason Kempin/WireImage for Tony Award Product
  • H&M Loves Music Coachella 2013 Kick Off Event

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

    Photo: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for H&M
  • 48th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards - Arrivals

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

    Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Tribeca Ball 2011 At The New York Academy of Art - Arrivals

    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.)

    Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for New York Academy of Art
  • 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Arrivals

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

    Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
  • UJA-Federation Of New York Broadcast,Cable And Film Award Celebration

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

    Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
  • "Only Lovers Left Alive" New York Screening

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

    Photo: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images
  • Royal Caribbean International Reveals Groundbreaking Quantum-Class Ships

    Kristin Chenoweth

    School: Oklahoma City University

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

    Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Royal Caribean
  • Lisa Vanderpump And Ken Todd Host Grand Opening Of Pump Lounge

    Catt Sadler
    Sorority: Chi Omega
    College: Indiana University Bloomington

    Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images
  • 2014 "TrevorLIVE NY" - Arrivals

    Wanda Sykes
    Sorority: Alpha Kappa Alpha
    College: Hampton University

    Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images
  • Seen Around Lincoln Center - Day 5 - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

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

    Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
  • 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Arrivals

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

    Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
  • Samsung Hope For Children Gala 2014 - Arrivals

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

    Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Samsung
  • "Dancing With The Stars" Season 18 Official Wrap Party

    Danica McKellar
    Sorority: Alpha Delta Pi
    College: UCLA

    Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images
  • HBO's "VEEP" Season 2 Premiere

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

    Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images
  • 26th Annual Power Lunch For Women

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

    Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images
  • Premiere Of FilmDistrict's "Olympus Has Fallen" - Arrivals

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

    Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
  • Sundance Channel 2013 Winter TCA Panel

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

    Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Sundance Channel
  • Lisa Lampanelli Hosts Exclusive Panel Discussion as Celebrity Apprentice Contestants Reunite At CORE: Club

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

    Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Lisa Lampanelli
  • The Television Academy's 23rd Hall Of Fame Induction Gala - Arrivals

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

    Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images
  • ELLE's Annual Women In Television Celebration

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

    Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Elle
  • The Apollo Spring Gala And 80th Anniversary Celebration

    Star Jones
    Sorority: Alpha Kappa Alpha
    College: American University

    Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images
  • The Joyful Heart Foundation Presents: The Joyful Revolution Gala 10th Anniversary Celebration

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

    Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Joyful Heart Foundation
  • 39th Annual Gracie Awards - Red Carpet

    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.

    Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
  • Compton Jr. Posse 7th Annual Fundraiser Gala

    Patricia Heaton 
    Sorority: Delta Gamma 
    College: Ohio State University

    Photo: Keipher McKennie/Getty Images
  • BET's Rip The Runway 2013:Red Carpet

    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.

    Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for BET's Rip The Runway
  • The Masters - Preview Day 3

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

    Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images
  • Celebrities Visit "Late Show With David Letterman" - March 10, 2014

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

    Photo: Donna Ward/Getty Images
  • The Paley Center For Media Presents And Evening With Ricky Gervais And Joy Behar

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

    Photo: Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images
  • The Seventh Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic - Red Carpet Arrivals

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

    Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Veuve Clicquot

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.

MORE: 15 Surprising Stars Who Were Valedictorians

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.

MORE: 40 Celebrities Who Went to Ivy League Schools

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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