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Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States

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List of notable or famous disc jockeys from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top disc jockeys born in the United States and even some popular disc jockeys who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American disc jockeys then this list is the perfect resource for you. These disc jockeys are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known disc jockey from the United States is included when available.

List people include Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga and more.

This historic disc jockeys from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American disc jockeys of note?" and "Who are the most famous disc jockeys from the United States?" These prominent disc jockeys of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American disc jockeys.

Use this list of renowned American disc jockeys to discover some new disc jockeys that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (246 items)
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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 32

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

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is known for her unconventionality, provocative ...more

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Howard Stern is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 65

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

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 ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 63

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

Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (), is an American actor, comedian, author, and television personality. She has been nominated for 13 Emmy ...more

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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 77

Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America

Bob Dylan (born May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for more than fifty years. Much of his most ...more

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Pauly D is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 38

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio is an actor an actor, and a disc jockey.

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George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 57

Birthplace: Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

George Edward Lopez (born April 23, 1961) is an American comedian and actor. He is known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom. His stand-up comedy examines race and ethnic relations, ...more

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Moby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 53

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

Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known as Moby, is an American musician, songwriter, singer, producer, and animal rights activist. He has sold 20 million records ...more

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Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 54

Birthplace: Compton, California, United States of America

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and ...more

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Adam Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Dec. at 36 (1973-2009)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Adam Michael Goldstein (March 30, 1973 – August 28, 2009), known professionally as DJ AM, was an American disc jockey (DJ). Born in Philadelphia, Goldstein became interested in deejaying as a ...more

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Casey Kasem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Dec. at 82 (1932-2014)

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American DJ, music historian, radio personality, and actor. He was the host of several music radio countdown programs, ...more

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Bob Crane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Dec. at 50 (1928-1978)

Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

Robert Edward Crane (July 13, 1928 – June 29, 1978) was an American actor, drummer, radio host, and disc jockey known for starring in the CBS situation comedy Hogan's Heroes. A drummer from age ...more

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Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 71

Birthplace: Area code 313, Metro Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Contiguous United States, + more

Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over 50 years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that ...more

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Samantha Ronson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 41

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Samantha Judith Ronson (born 7 August 1977) is an English DJ and singer-songwriter who lives in Santa Monica, California.

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Lil Jon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 48

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Jonathan Smith (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Lil Jon, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ based in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the lead frontman of the ...more

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Steven Van Zandt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 68

Birthplace: Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA

Steven Van Zandt (born November 22, 1950) is an American musician, songwriter, producer, actor, and activist who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve. He is a member ...more

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Joseph Simmons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 54

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

Joseph Ward Simmons (born November 14, 1964), better known by the stage name Run, Rev. Run or DJ Run, is a musician, rapper and actor. Simmons is one of the founding members of the influential ...more

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Danny Masterson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 42

Birthplace: Albertson, New York, United States of America

Daniel Peter Masterson (born March 13, 1976) is an American actor and disc jockey. Masterson played the roles of Steven Hyde in That '70s Show (1998–2006) and Jameson "Rooster" Bennett ...more

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Mark Ronson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 43

Birthplace: St John's Wood, London, United Kingdom

Mark Daniel Ronson (born 4 September 1975) is a British–American musician, DJ, songwriter and record producer. Ronson is best known for his collaborations with artists such as Amy Winehouse, ...more

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Questlove is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 48

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born January 20, 1971), known professionally as Questlove (stylized as ?uestlove), is an American musician and music journalist. He is the drummer and joint frontman (with ...more

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Grandmaster Flash and th... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
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Bob Mould is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 58

Birthplace: Malone, New York, United States of America

Robert Arthur Mould (born October 16, 1960) is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the ...more

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Redfoo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 43

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Stefan Kendal Gordy, better known by his stage name Redfoo, is an American singer, dancer, record producer, DJ and rapper best known as part of the musical duo LMFAO. He formed the duo with his ...more

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Paul Gambaccini is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 69

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

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Shawn Wayans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 44

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

Shawn Mathis Wayans (born January 19, 1971) is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer and comedian who starred in In Living Color, The Wayans Bros., and White Chicks. He is the brother of ...more

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Fred Norris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Age: 63

Birthplace: USA, Connecticut, Willimantic

Eric Fred Norris (born Fred Leo Nukis; July 9, 1955) is an American radio personality and the longest-tenured staff member of The Howard Stern Show, aside from Stern himself. He first met Howard ...more

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