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 !
|(斉藤 由貴, Saitō Yuki) is a singer songwriter, actor born in Minami-ku, Japan. Her married name is Yuki Isarai (小井 由貴, Isarai Yuki), though she continues to work under her maiden name. Saitō is well-known in Japan for being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . She drew some attention to that fact when she first began her career because she refused to work on Sunday .|
Candace E. Salima, the author of
Forged in the Refiner's Fire, 13 & 0: Reflections of Champions
and Out of the Shadows . . . Into the Light, has her
fingers in many pies. With a book in the works with Merrill Osmond, the
launching of her new podcast, Imagine, and two more of her own books on
the way, Candace is a busy woman and a quickly rising star in the LDS
industry. She travels around the nation promoting literacy at
churches, schools and organizations.
|As active church members, Kristyn, Kelsi, and Kassidy grew up in
Magna, Utah, as three of six children of David and Robyn Osborn. Their
debut album The Whole Shebang was certified Gold on 01 Nov 1999
and certified Platinum on 28 Mar 2000. SHeDAISY's third
album on Lyric Street Records, Sweet Right Here, has been certified Gold
(sales over 500,000) by the RIAA.
|Lacey Schwimmer||Lacey-Mae Schwimmer
appears as a top 20 finalist on the third season of the Fox reality
television series So You Think You Can Dance. Born on
June 28, 1988, she is also the cousin of David Schwimmer, a well-known
cast member of the Emmy Award-winning TV sitcom Friends.
Her nicknames are Birdie, Sissyduckling, Macy Gray, and Lace-Face.
Lacey was raised by a family of competitive dancers, and is the
younger sister of So You Think You Can Dance second
season champion Benji Schwimmer, as well as the daughter of West Coast
Swing dancer Buddy Schwimmer.
Miss Utah 2007
"America's Choice" semi-finalist in the Miss America pageant
|Jill Stevens (born
She was chosen as Miss Southern Utah University and Miss Davis County.
She was a combat medic in the Utah Army National Guard and served as a
medic in Afghanistan in 2004 – 2005.
In November 2003, Jill was deployed to Afghanistan, returning home in April 2005.Miss Utah 2007 and competed for Miss America in January 2008. On January 26, 2008, Sgt Stevens was named the "America's Choice" semi-finalist in the Miss America pageant.
Cast Member: Real Worldw Orleans, Ne
|She appeared on MTV's The Real World: New
Orleans in 2000. Her religion became central to the plot, and she
found herself disabusing her roommates of some "pretty whacked" ideas
about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The question of
whether Mormons can drink Coke was broached, as were mythical
prohibitions against dating and dancing. In 2003 and 2004, she was
invited back by MTV to appear in two installments of Road Rules
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Updated 26 Dec 2004, thanks to JD for his email
Julie Stoffer is married and lives in Wisconsin where her husband goes to medical school.
|Charlene J. Tagaloa
|In 1999, she helped her team win the NCAA Championship. In Sydney, Team USA lost to Russia in the semifinals after winning against Kenya, Croatia and Australia.|
|Rebecca Talley||Rebecca was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California. She spent
countless hours swimming in the ocean, collecting shells, and building
She graduated from BYU with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. While attending BYU, she met and married her sweetheart, Del.
Rebecca now lives in Colorado on a small ranch with horses, goats, a dog, a cat, and a llama named Tina. She and Del have been blessed with 10 creative and multi-talented children.
She has had children's stories published in online and print magazines, including the Friend, is the author of the children's picture book Grasshopper Pie and the LDS novel Heaven Scent.
2002 Salt Lake City
|"It is not usual with Chinese and one Japanese ladies among the four best competitors in biathlon, but today [22 Feb 2002] Tamami Tanaka followed as fourth. Unfortunately her only miss was her final shot."|
|Terry Tempest Williams
Writer and Conservationist
|She says, "I write through my biases of gender, geography, and
culture. I am a woman whose ideas have been shaped by the Great Basin
and Colorado Plateau, these ideas are then filtered through the prism of
my culture and my culture is Mormon. The tenets of family and community
which I see at the heart of that culture are then articulated through
story." She is best known for her book Refuge: An Unnatural History
of Family and Place , a chronicle of the rise of Great Salt Lake and
the flooding of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in 1983, alongside
her mother's ovarian cancer, caused by radioactive fallout from the
nuclear tests in the Nevada desert in the 1950's and 60's. It is
regarded as a classic in American Nature Writing, a testament to loss
and the earth's healing grace.
Source: Coyote Clan
Basketball (New Zealand)
|Annie was a junior at Oklahoma State University in 2003-2004
In 2002, which was the year when her golf reached a new height, she became the first female from Utah to capture a USGA championship when she won the Women's Amateur Public Links title. www.lgu.org
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