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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name King. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is King on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with King as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous King along with information about their lives. If your surname is also King, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Kings include Stephen King, B.B. King, and Jaime King, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Stephen King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Stephen King age 69 - Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which ...more

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B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
B.B. King age 91 - B.B. King is an American blues musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No. 6 on its 2011 list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, and he was ...more

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Jaime King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Jaime King age 37 - Jaime King is an American actress and model. In her modeling career and early film roles, she used the names Jamie King and James King, which was a childhood nickname given to King by her ...more

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Carole King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Carole King age 75 - Carole King is a Grammy Award-winning New York born composer and singer-songwriter. Her career began in the 1960s when King, along with her then husband Gerry Goffin, wrote more than two dozen ...more

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Larry King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Larry King age 83 - Larry King is an American television and radio host, actor, voice artist, and comedian whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards. He began as a ...more

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Bernard King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Bernard King age 60 - Bernard King is a retired American professional basketball player at the small forward position in the NBA. He played 14 seasons with the New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors, New ...more

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Billie Jean King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Billie Jean King age 73 - Billie Jean King is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. King won the ...more

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Don King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Don King age 85 - Donald "Don" King is an American boxing promoter whose career highlights include promoting "The Rumble in the Jungle" and the "Thrilla in Manila". King has promoted ...more

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Regina King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Regina King age 46 - Regina King is an American film and television actress and director. She played Brenda Jenkins on the NBC sitcom 227 and had a supporting role in the feature film Jerry Maguire. King in her ...more

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Albert King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Albert King Died at 69 (1923-1992) - Albert King was an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues guitar playing. King was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in May

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Ben E. King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Ben E. King age 78 - Benjamin Earl King, known as Ben E. King, is an American soul and R&B singer. He is perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Me"—a US Top 10 hit in both 1961 ...more

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Freddie King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Freddie King Died at 42 (1934-1976) - Freddie King was an influential American blues guitarist and singer. He is often mentioned as one of "the Three Kings" of electric blues guitar along with Albert King and B.B. King. ...more

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Steve King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Steve King age 67 - Steven Arnold "Steve" King is the U.S. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district, serving in Congress since 2003; the district is located in the northwestern part of the ...more

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Joey King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Joey King age 17 - Joey Lynn King is an American teen actress. She is known for her starring role as Ramona Quimby in Ramona and Beezus, the 2010 adaption of Beverly Cleary's book series with the same title. She ...more

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Alison King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Alison King age 44 - Alison King is an English actress. She has had major television roles as Lynda Block in the Sky One television series Dream Team, and since 2006 as Carla Connor in the ITV soap opera Coronation ...more

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Mollie King is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Mollie King age 29 - Mollie Elizabeth King is an English singer-songwriter. She is best known for being a member of platinum girl group The Saturdays. In the Saturdays, King has successfully enjoyed thirteen top-ten ...more

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Jamie King is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King

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Alan King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Alan King Died at 77 (1927-2004) - Alan King was an American actor and comedian known for his biting wit and often angry humorous rants. King became well known as a Jewish comedian and satirist. He was also a serious actor who ...more

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Kerry King is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Kerry King age 52 - Kerry Ray King is an American musician, best known as a guitarist for the American thrash metal band Slayer. He co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981 and has been a member ever since.

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Rodney King is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Rodney King Died at 47 (1965-2012) - Rodney Glen King III was an American taxi driver who became nationally known after being beaten by Los Angeles Police Department officers following a high-speed car chase on March 3, 1991. A ...more

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Georgia King is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Georgia King age 30 - Georgia May King is a Scottish actress.

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Elle King is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Elle King age 26 - Elle Schneider is an actress and a singer-songwriter.

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Hunter King is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Hunter King age 23 - Hunter Hailey King is an American actress. She is known for portraying Adriana Masters on Hollywood Heights and Summer Newman on The Young and the Restless.

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Peter T. King is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Peter T. King age 71 - Peter Thomas King is the U.S. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district. He is a member of the Republican Party and represents the central Long Island district that includes parts ...more

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Coretta Scott King is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Coretta Scott King Died at 79 (1927-2006) - Coretta Scott King was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. King was an active advocate ...more

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Ledley King is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Ledley King age 36 - Ledley Brenton King is a former English footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur. He retired in July 2012. Highly rated as a central defender, in 2009 he was named by The Times as Tottenham's ...more

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Bianca King is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Bianca King age 32 - Bianca Charlotte King is German-Filipino actress, model, and music video director. She is best known for playing the role as Noemi Manansala in the thriller drama series Sinner or Saint, as ...more

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Isis King is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Isis King age 31 - Isis King is an American fashion model and a fashion designer. She was a contestant on both the eleventh cycle and the seventeenth cycle of the reality television show America's Next Top Model. ...more

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Aja Naomi King is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Aja Naomi King age 30 - Aja Naomi King is an actress.

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Kaki King is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Kaki King age 37 - Kaki King is an American guitarist and composer. King is known for her percussive and jazz-tinged melodies, energetic live shows, use of multiple tunings on acoustic and lap steel guitar, and ...more

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Earl King is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Earl King Died at 69 (1934-2003) - Earl King was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, most active in blues music. A composer of well known standards such as "Come On" and Professor Longhair's "Big ...more

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Perry King is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Perry King age 67 - Perry Firestone King is an American television and film actor. King played the role of Cody Allen on the detective series Riptide from 1983 to 1986.

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Gayle King is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Gayle King age 61 - Gayle King is a co-anchor of CBS This Morning and an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine. She is the best friend and business associate of Oprah Winfrey.

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Silver King is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Silver King Died at 70 (1868-1938) - Silver King, born Charles Frederick Koenig in St. Louis, Missouri, was a Major League Baseball player from 1886 through 1897. In a 10-year career, spent primarily as a pitcher, King played for ...more

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Rufus King is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Rufus King Died at 72 (1755-1827) - Rufus King was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress. He also attended the Constitutional Convention and was one of the ...more

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Mark King is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Mark King age 58 - Mark King is an English musician. He is most famous for being the lead singer and bassist of the band, Level 42. In the early 1980s, King popularized the 1970s slap style for playing the bass ...more

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Evelyn King is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Evelyn King age 55 - Evelyn "Champagne" King is an American R&B/Soul, disco and post-disco singer. Some of her best-known songs are "Shame", "Love Come Down", and "I'm in

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William R. King is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
William R. King Died at 67 (1786-1853) - William Rufus DeVane King was an American politician and diplomat. He was the 13th Vice President of the United States for six weeks in 1853 before his death. Earlier he had been elected as a ...more

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Ed King is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Ed King age 67 - Edward C. King is an American musician. He is best known as the guitarist for the psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock and the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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Ernest King is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Ernest King Died at 78 (1878-1956) - Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King was Commander in Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations during World War II. As COMINCH-CNO, he directed the United States Navy's operations, ...more

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Angus King is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Angus King age 73 - Angus Stanley King, Jr. is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from the state of Maine. A political independent, he served as the 72nd Governor of Maine from 1995 to ...more

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Kiera King is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Kiera King age 30 - Kiera King is an actor.

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Troy King is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Troy King age 47 - Troy Robin King is the former attorney general of the state of Alabama, United States. He previously served as an assistant attorney general and a legal adviser to both Republican governors Bob ...more

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Mervyn King is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Mervyn King age 67 - Sir Mervyn Allister King, Baron King of Lothbury, KG GBE FBA was the Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of its Monetary Policy Committee from 2003 to 2013. He had been Deputy Governor ...more

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William Lyon Mackenzie King is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
William Lyon Mackenzie King Died at 76 (1874-1950) - William Lyon Mackenzie King, PC, OM, CMG, also commonly known as Mackenzie King, was the dominant Canadian political leader from the 1920s through the 1940s. He served as the tenth Prime ...more

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Laurie R. King is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Laurie R. King age 63 - Laurie R. King is an American author best known for her detective fiction.

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Marlon King is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Marlon King age 36 - Marlon Francis King is a professional footballer who plays as a striker. He is currently serving an 18-month jail sentence following a conviction for dangerous driving in May 2014. Born in ...more

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Dave King is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Dave King age 55 - Dave King is an Irish vocalist, primary writer and lyricist for the Irish-American band Flogging Molly. He was previously well known as the lead singer for the 1980s hard rock band Fastway.

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Mac King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Mac King age 56 - Mac King is a comedy magician who has performed on television specials, often as a co-host. He has his own family-friendly show, "The Mac King Comedy Magic Show," at the Harrah's Las ...more

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Betsy King is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Betsy King age 61 - Betsy King is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won six major championships and 34 LPGA Tour victories in all.