Famous Mormon Women 

Welcome to Famous Mormon Women   This site is dedicated to celebrating the lives and accomplishments of Women members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints , Mormon Church who have achieved some level of fame in their lives. The women listed in the area of the  are also found by category at  Famous.mormons.net  I have had many emails asking to put the women in a separate area by themselves  so here you go listed alphabetical !
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Maria Gabriela Martinez Gascon 2008 Beijing Olympian FENCING: Maria Gabriela Martinez Gascon competed in the women's individual epee.

Heidi Groskreutz

Dancer

 

Heidi Groskreutz,  is from Cliffside Park, NewJersey  , and raised in Newport Beach, Californis . As of 2006, she is a six-time U.S.A. Open Swing Dance champion.

Her cousin is Benji Schwimmer,  she became a top 20 finalist in the second season of So You Think You Can Dance .

Shannon Hale

Author

 

Shannon Hale started writing books at age ten and never stopped, eventually earning an MFA in Creative Writing. After nineteen years of writing and dozens of rejections, she published her first book, The Goose Girl, an ALA Teens’ Top Ten. Enna Burning and River Secrets are companion books to Goose. Princess Academy is a Newbery Honor Book and New York Times best seller. Austenland, her first book for adults, is a Book Sense pick. She and her husband are co-writing a series of graphic novels for kids.

Official website of Shannon Hale

 

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Anne Sward Hansen Anne Sward Hansen is an award-winning American actress known primarily for her work on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns.  She was born on December 9, 1950, in Bronxville, New York. She graduated with a BS in Theatre Arts and Speech from Emerson College and received her MA in Theatre Arts from the University of Miami. She joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1981. Wiki

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Antje Misersky Harvey

A Mormon Convert, Antje participated in the Olympics in 1992 in Albertville, France, Antje won a gold medal in the 15 km women’s biathlon, a silver in the 3x7.5 km relay, and a silver in the 7.5 km women’s sprint. Antje competed again in the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer and won a silver medal in the 4x7.5 km relay. She retired from ski racing and biathlon after winning gold in the World Championship relay in 1995

Olympian honored for refusing to take steroids, living with integrity

Jesika Henderson
Pageant Winner
Americas' Junior Miss 2000     She is niece to Kurt Bestor. She is a junior honor's student at BYU majoring in English and dance. She performs with the BYU Dancers' Company and can be seen as host on Health South's Saturday morning television show Go for It.

Chelsie Kay Hightower

Professional dancer

Chelsie is a  Professional dancer who was a finalist on So You Think You Can Dance in 2008, and a guest-dancer on Dancing with the Stars in 2009 She is one of only four female dancers on So You Think You Can Dance never to be in the bottom three couples. On Season 8 of Dancing with the Stars, she was partnered with rodeo star Ty Murray. She has also performed with singer/songwriter Jewel, Ty Murray's wife, in concert on Jewel's hit "Hands." www.chelsiehightowerdance.com
  Tiffany Lott-Hogan
track and field (USA)
2004 Athens
In 1997, she flew past five hurdles and 55 meters in 7.30 seconds (faster than Jackie Joyner-Kersee has ever done it) to claim the world best title.  In 2004, she finished 20th in the women's heptathlon in Athens.

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Isabel Peralta Hill Isabel is a reporter for Univision 14 KDTV San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose, CA.  Isabel has a MFA in Motion Picture, TV Production emphasis Directing.

      Isabel is from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in Mass Communication, Broadcast Journalism. At the age of 13 she started acting in theater in Santo Domingo and worked in TV.   Since coming to the United States she has worked as a D.J. and a hostess for radio stations, community and entertainment TV shows and has acted in several independent film and video productions.

     Isabel was an Anchor/Reporter and produced a news bulletin for TV Azteca/Azteca America in Utah and corresponded for their national news broadcast.  She was also a news reporter for Univision in both Salt Lake City, UT and Fresno, CA and an Anchor/Reporter for Univision NC.

Alicia Hollowell 2008 Beijing Olympian Right-handed pitcher Alicia Hollowell, a University of Arizona alum, was an alternate member of the U.S. team.

Julianne Hough A pro dancer on ABC's hit show "Dancing with the Stars." Julianne debuted and won with her partner, speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno. born into a Mormon family with three other siblings, Julianne  had dancing in their DNA. Both sets of grandparents were dancers and their parents actually met on a ballroom dance team in college.

From People Magazine Those shimmy minis and backless wonders that Julianne Hough dons on Dancing with the Stars? A weakness, she sighs. "I'm the first to admit it: I like being sexy! I always wear the shorter shorts and my dad's like, 'Cover up!'" she says. "Modesty, that's my biggest downfall." It's definitely a challenge for any 19-year-old in Hollywood—but especially for Hough, who's a practicing Mormon.

Paula Hawkins
US Senator
Republican
Florida
First woman elected to the U.S. Senate from Florida. As a member of the Senate Children’s Caucus, she was effective in raising public awareness of child abuse and was instrumental in passing the Missing Children’s Act of 1982, which established a national clearinghouse for information about missing children and resulted in the locating of more 2,000 children by 1983.

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