Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match…
13. Brooke Burke
Occupation: Actress, Model, TV Personality
Jewish Background: Jewish mother and was raised in a Jewish home. Sends her children to Jewish day schools and keeps Shabbat and celebrates the high holidays.
Notable Works: Dancing With the Stars, Playboy, Wild On!
12. Michelle Trachtenberg
Jewish Background: Russian Jewish mother and her maternal grandparents live in Israel. Celebrates both Hanukkah and Christmas.
Notable Works: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gossip Girl, EuroTrip, 17 Again
11. Kate Hudson
Jewish Background: Daughter of Goldie Hawn, who’s mother was a Hungarian Jew. Hudson was raised in a Jewish home.
Notable Works: Almost Famous, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, You, Me and, Dupree
10. Emanuelle Chiriqui
Jewish Background: Was born to Moroccan Jewish parents and practiced Sephardic Orthodox Judaism while growing up.
Notable Works: Entourage, You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, 100 Girls
9. Dianna Agron
Occupation: Actress, Model
Jewish Background: Was raised by a Jewish dad and a mom who converted Judaism. This Bay Area native also attended Hebrew school and had a bat mitzvah.
Notable Works: Glee, I Am Number Four
8. Emmy Rossum
Occupation: Actress, Singer
Jewish Background: Raised by a single Jewish mother after a divorce from a Protestant dad.
Notable Works: Shameless, The Phantom of the Opera, Mystic River
7. Noa Tishby
Occupation: Actress, Model, Producer, Singer
Jewish Background: Born and raised in Tel Aviv and received a full scholarship to the Tel Aviv National Museum of Arts
Notable Works: In Treatment, The Island
6. Mila Kunis
Jewish Background: Her family moved from Soviet Union-controlled Ukraine when Kunis was seven years old to escape anti-Semitism. Was not raised completely Jewish, but says that, “All my friends are [Jewish] and I have the quirks of a Jewish person. Once I’m in New York, I’m super Jewish.”
Notable Works: That 70’s Show, Family Guy, Black Swan, Forgetting Sarah Marshall
5. Natalie Portman
Jewish Background: Born Natalie Herschlag in Jerusalem, Portman is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Israel and also studied at Hebrew University after graduating from Harvard.
Notable Works: Star Wars, V for Vendetta, Black Swan, No Strings Attached
4. Scarlett Johansson
Occupation: Actress, Model, Singer
Jewish Background: Self-identifies as Jewish and her mother is an Ashkenazi Jew.
Notable Works: Home Alone 3, Lost in Translation, The Other Boleyn Girl, Iron Man 2
3. Esti Ginzburg
Jewish Background: Israeli native that served in the IDF and has openly criticized Bar Refaeli for forgoing her military service.
Notable Works: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Twelve
2. Bar Refaeli
Jewish Background: Born and raised in Hod HaSharon, she started modeling at age 15.
Notable Works: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
1. Marilyn Monroe
Age: Deceased (May she rest in peace)
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Model
Jewish Background: Converted to Judaism after marrying playwright Arthur Miller in 1956.
Notable Works: All About Eve, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, Some Like it Hot