Rita Hayworth (1918-1987), American actress
Rita Rudner, American comedienne
Rita Ora, British/Kosovare singer-songwriter
St. Rita of Cascia, Catholic Saint and Augustinian nun
Rita Volk, Uzbek-American actress
Rita Wilson, actress and Tom Hanks' wife
Rita Lee, Brazilian Queen of Rock
Rita Levi-Montalcini, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Rita, a feisty grey cat in "Animaniacs"
"Lovely Rita," song by The Beatles
Rita Skeeter, character from the "HarryPotter" series by J. K. Rowling
Rita, character from "Divergent," by VeronicaRoth
Rita Bennett, character on Dexter
Rita Tanner, character on British soap Coronation Street
Rita Morris, from the UK TV series "Single Father"
Rita Mason, character in "Does My Head Look Big in This?"
Rita Nelson, character in video game "The Sims 3" Moonlight Bay
Rita Ortiz, main character from "The Second Time We Met"
Rita Barber, character from TV series "American Gothic"