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20 Surprising Celebrities Who Were Sorority Girls In College

20 Surprising Celebrities Who Were Sorority Girls In College

December 3rd, 2013
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  • 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Arrivals
    Tory BurchSchool: University of PennsylvaniaSorority: The designer and prominent socialite was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
    Photo: Getty Images / Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
  • Neutrogena Sun Summit
    Jennifer GarnerSchool: Denison UniversitySorority: Garner was a member of Pi Beta Phi, and is pretty much the stereotypical sorority sister.
    Photo: Getty Images / Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Neutrogena
  • 14th Annual Warner Bros. And InStyle Golden Globe Awards After Party - Arrivals
    Lucy LiuSchool: University of MichiganSorority: She was a member of the Chi Omega sorority, and worked as a waitress throughout college. She auditioned for a role in the school's production "Alice in Wonderland" and never looked back.
    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • 66th Annual Tony Awards - Red Carpet
    Sheryl CrowSchool: University of MissouriSorority: During her time at the University of Missouri, Crow was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta in addition to Sigma Alpha Iota, a music fraternity for women.
    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Kempin/WireImage for Tony Award Product
  • Premiere Of Universal Pictures' "Oblivion" - Red Carpet
    Molly SimsSchool: Vanderbilt UniversitySorority: The model and TV host was a member of Delta Delta Delta.
    Photo: Getty Images / Kevin Winter/Getty Images
  • H&M Loves Music Coachella 2013 Kick Off Event
    Sophia BushSchool: University of Southern CaliforniaSorority: She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, and she was also the sorority's social chair. She dropped out of school after being cast on "One Tree Hill."
    Photo: Getty Images / Michael Kovac/Getty Images for H&M
  • 48th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards - Arrivals
    Carrie UnderwoodSchool: Northeastern State University Sorority: Underwood was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma before she hit it big.
    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Tribeca Ball 2011 At The New York Academy of Art - Arrivals
    Kate SpadeSchool: Arizona State UniversitySorority: Spade was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, and although she is known for the preppy brand she cofounded, back then she worked in a motorcycle bar.
    Photo: Getty Images / Theo Wargo/Getty Images for New York Academy of Art
  • 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Arrivals
    Elizabeth BanksSchool: University of PennsylvaniaSorority: The "Hunger Games" star was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
    Photo: Getty Images / Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
  • UJA-Federation Of New York Broadcast,Cable And Film Award Celebration
    Katie CouricSchool: University of VirginiaSorority: The peppy TV host was a Delta Delta Delta sister.
    Photo: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
  • Royal Caribbean International Reveals Groundbreaking Quantum-Class Ships
    Kristin ChenowethSchool: Oklahoma City UniversitySorority: The pint-sized star was a member of Gamma Phi Beta.
    Photo: Getty Images / Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Royal Caribean
  • Seen Around Lincoln Center - Day 5 - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
    Betsey JohnsonSchool: Syracuse UniversitySorority: The eccentric fashion designer was a member of Alpha Xi Delta and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
    Photo: Getty Images / Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
  • 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Arrivals
    Jenna DewanSchool: University of Southern CaliforniaSorority: Dewan was a member of Pi Beta Phi before she met husband Channing Tatum on the set of "Step Up."
    Photo: Getty Images / Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
  • NY: TORY BURCH BENEFIT FOR NEW YORKERS FOR CHILDREN
    Tinsley MortimerSchool: Columbia UniversitySorority: Mortimer was a member of St. Anthony Hall, better known as St. A's or Fraternity of Delta Psi. While the elite literary society (which includes both male and female members), isn't your typical fraternity or sorority, a lot of the culture is relatively similar. St. A's has an emphasis on tradition—and of course, partying. Unlike many other colleges, St. A's holds its parties in a lavish brownstone in Manhattan.
    Photo: Stylecaster Pictures / BFA/SIPA/BFA/SIPA
  • HBO's "VEEP" Season 2 Premiere
    Julia Louis-DreyfusSchool: Northwestern UniversitySorority: The heiress and "Seinfeld" star was a Delta Gamma sister until she dropped out to pursue acting full time.
    Photo: Getty Images / Kris Connor/Getty Images
  • Premiere Of FilmDistrict's "Olympus Has Fallen" - Arrivals
    Ashley JuddSchool: University of KentuckySorority: The actress was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
    Photo: Getty Images / Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
  • Sundance Channel 2013 Winter TCA Panel
    Holly HunterSchool: Carnegie Mellon UniversitySorority: The actress was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
    Photo: Getty Images / Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Sundance Channel
  • Lisa Lampanelli Hosts Exclusive Panel Discussion as Celebrity Apprentice Contestants Reunite At CORE: Club
    Aubrey O'DaySchool: University of California, IrvineSorority: The former Danity Kane singer was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
    Photo: Getty Images / Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Lisa Lampanelli
  • 26th Annual Power Lunch For Women
    Bette MidlerSchool: University of Hawaii at ManoaSorority: Although she did not graduate, she was a member of the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority.
    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Kempin/Getty Images
  • BET's Rip The Runway 2013:Red Carpet
    Jada Pinkett SmithSchool: 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: Getty Images / Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for BET's Rip The Runway

Many of us who weren’t involved in Greek life during college are fascinated with the elusive world of fraternities and sororities. However, what’s even more fascinating: Thinking about which stars were members of sororities during their time in college. We found quite a few—and some are really surprising. We even discovered a couple of our favorite fashion designers, such as Betsey Johnson and Tory Burch, also pledged back in their college days.

For a look at 20 celebrities who went greek, click through the slideshow above and let us know who you were most surprised about!

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