List of Famous Disc Jockeys People

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 Bob Dylan and Lady Gaga.

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. (1472 items)

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    Paris Hilton
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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 when ...more

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    • Age: 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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    Lady Gaga
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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: age 29
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Men in Black 3, The Muppets, American Idol, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Muppets Most Wanted, + more
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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 the ...more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, Jackson Heights, New York
    • Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Actor, Radio personality, Author, + more
    • Credits: America's Got Talent, Private Parts, Son of the Beach, The Howard Stern Show, The Howard Stern Radio Show, + more
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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 in ...more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York
    • Profession: Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: The Lion King, Toy Story 3, Ghost, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Color Purple, + more
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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 he ...more

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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Poet, Guitarist, Musician, + more
    • Credits: Dont Look Back, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, No Direction Home, I'm Not There, Masked and Anonymous, + more
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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 before ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Reading, England
    • Profession: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: The Office, Night at the Museum, Stardust, The Muppets, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, + more
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    Pauly D
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    Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio is an actor an actor, and a disc jockey.more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
    • Profession: Television presenter, Actor, Disc jockey, TV Personality
    • Credits: Jersey Shore, Ridiculousness, New Year's Bash 2011
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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 influences, ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Bexley, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Performer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey, + more
    • Credits: Electric Dreams, The Wolves of Kromer, Slaves of New York, Twice Upon a Time, The House That Made Me, + more
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    Robert James Ritchie, known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and actor. His 1998 studio album Devil Without a Cause sold 13 million copies worldwide. He is a five-time Grammy Award nominee and has sold 25 million albums in the U.S.more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Romeo, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Joe Dirt, Biker Boyz, The Forsaken, Osmosis Jones, Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, + more
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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Musician, + more
    • Credits: X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Rio, Freedom Writers, Be Cool, + more
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    George Lopez is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host. He is mostly known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom George Lopez. His stand-up comedy examines race and ethnic relations, including Mexican American culture.more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California, Mission Hills
    • Profession: Talk show host, Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: The Smurfs, Rio, Valentine's Day, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, The Spy Next Door, + more
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    Tommy Lee
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    Thomas Lee Bass, best known as Tommy Lee, is a Greek-American musician and founding member of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of Mayhem, and has pursued solo musical projects. He has been married to model Elaine Starchuk and ...more

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Athens, Greece
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Vanilla Sky, The New Guy, The Twilight Zone, Rock Star, E!'s Pam: Girl on the Loose!, + more
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    Shannyn Sossamon
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    Shannon Sossamon, popularly known as Shannyn Sossamon, is an American actress and musician. She has starred in the films A Knight's Tale, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Wristcutters: A Love Story, The Order and Road to Nowhere. Sossamon also had a starring role on the CBS supernatural drama, Moonlight. As a ...more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: USA, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Profession: Musician, Model, Actor, Disc jockey, Drummer, + more
    • Credits: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, A Knight's Tale, Moonlight, The Rules of Attraction, The Holiday, + more
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    Richard Melville Hall, known by his stage name Moby, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer. He is well known for his electronic music, vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights. Moby has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. AllMusic considers him "one of the most ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Disc jockey, + more
    • Credits: Southland Tales, Earthlings, Joe's Apartment, Waste Land, Suck, + more
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    Andre Romelle Young, known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American record producer, rapper and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. Dre was previously the co-owner of, and an artist on, Death Row Records. He has produced albums for and ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Compton, USA, California
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Musician, + more
    • Credits: Training Day, Bad Boys II, Set It Off, The Wash, Pauly Shore Is Dead, + more
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    Alizée Jacotey, known professionally as Alizée, is a French singer, dancer and voice actress. She was born and raised in Ajaccio, Corsica. She was discovered by Mylène Farmer, following her winning performance in the talent show, Graines de Star, in 1999. While collaborating with Mylène Farmer and ...more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
    • Profession: Socialite, Disc jockey, Singer, Dancer
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    Solange Piaget Knowles is an American singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Knowles was born in Houston, Texas to Mathew and Tina Knowles, both of whom left their careers to support her older sister Beyoncé's recording interests. Expressing an interest in music from an early age, Knowles had several ...more

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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor, Disc jockey, + more
    • Credits: Johnson Family Vacation, Bring It On: All or Nothing, Baby Jamz: Daily Lessons and Jamz Sessions, Blondie: The Florence Ballard Story
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    Adam Goldstein
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    DJ AM was an American DJ, remixer, record producer and musician. Goldstein was a member of the rock band Crazy Town, co-owner of a management company called Deckstar and worked on albums for Papa Roach and Will Smith, among others. He was a frequent collaborator with Travis Barker of Blink-182 and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 36 (1973-2009)
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Musician, Disc jockey, Drummer, + more
    • Credits: Iron Man 2, Gone Too Far
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    Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba is a British actor, producer, singer, rapper, and DJ. Elba is best known for his portrayal of drug lord and aspiring businessman Russell "Stringer" Bell in the HBO series The Wire, Detective John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, England, London
    • Profession: Rapper, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Disc jockey, + more
    • Credits: Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Prometheus, The Wire, Pacific Rim, + more
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    Russell Peters
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    Russell Dominic Peters is a Canadian comedian and actor. He began performing in Toronto in 1989 and won a Gemini Award in 2008. He has set records for sales and attendance at a comedian's performance: in 2007, as the first comedian to sell out Toronto's Air Canada Centre; in 2009, setting a sales record ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Disc jockey
    • Credits: Source Code, New Year's Eve, Last Comic Standing, Breakaway, Girl in Progress, + more
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