9 Inspirational Women Who Are Cooler Than Their Celeb Boyfs.

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1. LaTanya Richardson (and Samuel L. Jackson)

LaTanya Richardson (and Samuel L. Jackson)

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A committed student activist, LaTanya met Samuel L. Jackson at Morehouse College. As well as receiving an Honorary Doctorate from Spelman College and producing the ESPY Awards for ESPN, LaTanya Richardson was also nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. All while supporting Jackson through his drug addiction problems and raising ‘an intact revolutionary black family’.

2. Alexi Ashe (and Seth Meyers)

Alexi Ashe (and Seth Meyers)

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Alexi Ashe is a human rights lawyer and Assistant District Attorney specialising in sex trafficking. She has worked on research into protection protocol for victims of domestic abuse and helped many seek asylum in the United States. Oh and she’s bagged SNL star Seth Meyes. Kudos.

3. Dee Koppang (and Dermot O’Leary)

Dee Koppang (and Dermot O'Leary)

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As well having a way cooler name than Dermot, Dee Koppang is a TV and Film producer, having worked on the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony and produced The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. On top of that she also helps run Brighton restaurant Fishy Fishy.

4. Nancy Junoven (and Jimmy Fallon)

Nancy Junoven (and Jimmy Fallon)

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Nancy Juvonen is an American film producer, and has worked on consistently chart-topping films such as Donnie Darko, Charlie’s Angels, and 50 First Dates. She also co-owns the production company Flower Films with the legendary Drew Barrymore. Take that, Jimmy.

5. Blanda Eggenschwiler (and Joe Jonas)

Blanda Eggenschwiler (and Joe Jonas)

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As well as dating tweenage heart-throb Joe Jonas, Blanda Eggenschwiler is a New York based graphic designer and illustrator, whose work has been featured in both Vogue and Rolling Stone Magazine.

6. Mia Swier (and Darren Criss)

Mia Swier (and Darren Criss)

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Mia Swier is a successful writer/producer at FOX, as well as a lead singer of the rock band Mad Moon Riot and the bassist for Guns N’ Hoses, an awesome all-girl Guns n’ Roses tribute band.

7. Jessica Seinfeld (and Jerry Seinfeld)

Jessica Seinfeld (and Jerry Seinfeld)

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Author of two cookbooks about preparing food for young families as well as the founder of Baby Buggy, a New York charity providing essential items for families in need, Jessica Seinfeld has marshalled multiple careers having already made her name in public relations for Tommy Hilfiger.

8. Lauren Miller (and Seth Rogen)

Lauren Miller (and Seth Rogen)

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Lauren Miller is the hilarious actress who has been in Superbad, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, and 50/50. She also wrote, produced and starred in For A Good Time, Call…, a film about women making dollar as phone sex operators.

9. Adrienne Nesser (and Billie Joe Armstrong)

Adrienne Nesser (and Billie Joe Armstrong)

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Beginning her fashion career at 17, Adrienne Nesser has become a successful designer as well as a record producer. She is a committed member of the Natural Resources Defence Council, and owns Adeline Records and Atomic Garden, an eco-friendly clothes store. And she’s also banging the lead singer of Green Day.

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