Person List of Famous Disc Jockeys

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List of famous disc jockeys, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top disc jockeys in the world? This includes the most prominent disc jockeys, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable disc jockeys is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic disc jockeys were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned disc jockeys.

This list contains people like Jimmy Savile and David Guetta.

From reputable, prominent, and well known disc jockeys to the lesser known disc jockeys of today, these are some of the best professionals in the disc jockey field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous disc jockeys ever?" and "What are the names of famous disc jockeys?" then you're in the right place. 
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Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Disc Jockeys
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Paris Whitney Hilton is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and singer. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Born in New York City and raised there and in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton began her modeling career as a teenager ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur Film Producer, + more

Credits: Zoolander, House of Wax, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Wonderland The Cat in the Hat, + more

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#1223 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#2 on The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

#11 on The Worst Bands of All Time

#6 on Celebrities You Wouldn't Want as Neighbors

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Disc Jockeys
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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer and songwriter. She initially performed in theater, appearing in high school plays, and studied at CAP21 through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before dropping out to pursue a musical ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Singer-songwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden, Machete Kills, Lady Gaga: Paparazzi

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#8 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#78 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

#660 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#110 on The Best Singers of All Time

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Howard Stern is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Disc Jockeys
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Howard Allan Stern is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer. He is best known for his radio show, which was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2005. Stern has been exclusive to Sirius XM Radio since 2006. Stern wished to pursue a radio career since ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Actor, Radio personality Author, + more

Credits: Howard Stern on Demand, Private Parts, America's Got Talent, Howard Stern's Butt Bongo Fiesta

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#230 on The Funniest People of All Time

#262 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#68 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

#75 on Annoying Celebrities Who Should Just Go Away Already

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Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Disc Jockeys
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Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedienne, political activist, writer, producer, and television host. Although Goldberg made her film debut in the avant-garde ensemble film Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away, her breakthrough role was playing Celie, a mistreated black woman ...more

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Age: 60

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer, Singer-songwriter Film Producer, + more

Credits: The View (1997) Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011) The 74th Annual Academy Awards The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) The 71st Annual Academy Awards The 71st Annual Academy Awards

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#91 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#26 on The Most Annoying TV Hosts

#103 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#336 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Disc Jockeys
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Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when his songs chronicled social unrest, although Dylan repudiated suggestions from journalists that ...more

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Age: 74

Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Poet, Guitarist Musician, + more

Credits: Forrest Gump, American Beauty, Silver Linings Playbook, The Big Lebowski

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#29 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

#17 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#65 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#130 on The Best Singers of All Time

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Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Disc Jockeys
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Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, film director, producer, musician, screenwriter, and radio presenter. Gervais worked initially in the music industry, attempting a career as a pop star in the 1980s with Seona Dancing and working as the manager of a then-unknown Suede ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: Reading, United Kingdom

Profession: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: The Office, The Invention of Lying, Cemetery Junction, Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special

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#1061 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#49 on The Funniest People of All Time

#184 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#290 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

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Pauly D is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Disc Jockeys
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Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio is an actor an actor, and a disc jockey. ...more

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Age: 35

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Profession: Television presenter, Actor, Disc jockey, TV Personality

Credits: Jersey Shore, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards, Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards

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#31 on The Worst Bands of All Time

#60 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

#74 on Annoying Celebrities Who Should Just Go Away Already

#2 on Reality TV Stars Who Are Famous for the Worst Reasons

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Boy George is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Disc Jockeys
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Boy George is a British singer-songwriter, who was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, which is influenced by rhythm and blues and reggae. His 1990s and 2000s-era solo music has glam ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: Bexley, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Performer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter Disc jockey, + more

Credits: Fargo, The Day After Tomorrow, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Wedding Singer

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#589 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#245 on The Worst Bands of All Time

#256 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

#919 on The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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