Hannah Brown and These Famous Celebrities Pledged Sororities

What do Hannah Brown, Kristin Chenoweth, and Lucy Liu all have in common? While all of them are celebrities, they also all pledged a sorority during their time at college. Here is a comprehensive list of celebrities who pledged sororities.

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Hannah Brown pledged Alpha Chi Omega

Every fan of The Bachelorette knows of Brown’s love for the University of Alabama. While attending the school, Brown pledged Alpha Chi Omega. When it came time to film Brown’s hometown footage for her season of The Bachelorette, TMZ alleged that the sorority refused to let ABC film promos at the sorority.

Brown first came to fame on Colton Underwood’s season of The Bachelor. She then went on to star on The Bachelorette and Dancing with the Stars. On Nov. 25, 2019, Brown and her dance partner, Alan Bersten, were crowned the winners of season 28 of Dancing With the Stars.

Joy Behar pledged Delta Zeta

Nowadays, Behar is known for her outspoken personality on The View. Behar is one of the original panel members on the talk show. She briefly left The View in 2013 before returning in 2015.

Before her time on TV, Behar taught English at a high school on Long Island. She earned a BA in sociology from Queens College, where she pledged Delta Zeta.

Jenna Dewan and Jennifer Garner pledged the same sorority

That’s right, Dewan and Garner are technically sisters. Dewan attended the University of Southern California. There, she pledged Pi Beta Phi. Dewan went on to have a career as a dancer and actress. While she is most known for her role in Step Up, she has also appeared in American Horror Story: Asylum, The Resident, and Supergirl.

Garner attended Denison University in Ohio. While attending, she also pledged Pi Beta Phi. After graduating, Garner went on to have a successful career as a film and TV actress. Garner has won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Lucy Liu pledged Chi Omega

Liu is another famous celebrity who was a member of a sorority in college. She attended and graduated from the University of Michigan where she was a member of Chi Omega.

After graduation, Liu went on to have a thriving acting career. She is most known for her role as Alex Munday in the Charlie’s Angels franchise. In 2018, she had a role in the Netflix film Set It Up and has a role in the upcoming movie Stage Mother.

Wanda Sykes pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha

Before Sykes won an Emmy Award for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show, she attended Hampton University. At the school, Sykes pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha.

In 2001, Sykes won the American Comedy Award for Outstanding Female Stand Up Comic. She was also named one of the 25 funniest people in America by Entertainment Weekly in 2004.

Kristin Chenoweth pledged Gamma Phi Beta

Chenoweth is a Tony Award-winning actress and singer. She also won an Emmy Award for her role in Pushing Daisies. Before becoming the renowned actress she is today, Chenoweth attended Oklahoma City University, where she pledged Gamma Phi Beta.

Meghan Markle rushed a sorority in college

Now a member of the royal family, Markle is known as the Duchess of Sussex. Before marrying Prince Harry, Markle had a successful career as an actress. She was most known for her role in the TV show Suits.

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While many know of Markle’s acting career, it’s not widely known that she also pledged a sorority in college. Markle attended Northwestern University, where she rushed and pledged Kappa Kappa Gamma.