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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.

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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 32
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
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
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 ...more
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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 77
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 ...more
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Pauly D is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 38
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 54
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 ...more
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Moby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 53
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 ...more
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Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 54
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. ...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)
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 ...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)
Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem was an American disc jockey, music historian, radio celebrity, voice actor, and actor, known for being the host of several music radio countdown programs, most ...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)
Robert Edward "Bob" Crane was an American actor, drummer, radio host, and disc jockey. Crane began his career as a disc jockey in New York and Connecticut before moving to Los Angeles ...more
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Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 71
Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and occasional actor whose career spans five decades. With a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, boa ...more
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Samantha Ronson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 38
Samantha Judith Ronson is an English singer-songwriter and DJ 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
Jonathan Smith, better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and DJ. He was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, which he ...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
Steven Van Zandt is an American musician, songwriter, arranger, record producer, actor, and radio disc jockey, 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
Joseph Ward Simmons, known by the stage name Rev. Run or DJ Run, is one of the founding members of the influential hip hop group Run–D.M.C.. He is also a practicing minister, known as Reverend ...more
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Danny Masterson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 42
Masterson was born in Garden City, Long Island, New York, to Carol, who was his manager, and Peter Masterson, a State Farm Insurance agent.Was a child model at the tender age of four before ...more
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Mark Ronson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 43
Mark Daniel Ronson is an English musician, DJ, singer, and record producer. While his debut album Here Comes the Fuzz failed to make an impact on the charts, his second album, Version, reached ...more
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Questlove is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 48
Ahmir Khalib Thompson, known professionally as ?uestlove or Questlove, is an American drummer, DJ, music journalist, and record producer. He is best known as the drummer and joint frontman for ...more
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Grandmaster Flash and the Furi... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was an influential American hip hop group formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1978. Composed of one DJ and five rappers, the group's use of ...more
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Bob Mould is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 58
Robert Arthur "Bob" Mould is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and
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Redfoo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 43
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
Paul Matthew Gambaccini is an American-British radio and television presenter and author in the United Kingdom. He has dual United States and British nationality, having become a British citizen ...more
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Shawn Wayans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 48
Shawn Mathis Wayans is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer and comedian who starred in In Living Color and The Wayans Bros.. He is the brother of Keenen Ivory, Damon, Sr., Marlon, Kim, and ...more
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Fred Norris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States
age 63
Eric Fred Norris is an American radio personality known for being the longest-tenured staff member of The Howard Stern Show aside from Stern himself. He first met Howard Stern while working at ...more