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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. {#nodes}
  • Lady Gaga1

    Lady Gaga

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga,...  more

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  • Howard Stern2

    BirthplaceJackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Howard Allan Stern is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor,...  more

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  • Whoopi Goldberg3

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (), is...  more

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  • Bob Dylan4

    Bob Dylan

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceDuluth, Minnesota, United States of America

    Bob Dylan (born May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and visual...  more

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  • Pauly D5

    Pauly D

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceUSA, Providence, Rhode Island

    Paul D. DelVecchio Jr. (born July 5, 1980), publicly known as Pauly D and DJ Pauly D, is an...  more

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  • George Lopez6

    BirthplaceMission 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...  more

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  • Moby7


    Age: 55

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known as Moby, is an American...  more

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  • Dr. Dre8

    Dr. Dre

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceCompton, California, USA

    Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American...  more

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  • Adam Goldstein9

    Adam Goldstein

    Dec. at 36 (1973-2009)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Adam Michael Goldstein (March 30, 1973 – August 28, 2009), known professionally as DJ AM, was...  more

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  • Casey Kasem10

    Casey Kasem

    Dec. at 82 (1932-2014)

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American DJ, music historian,...  more

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  • Bob Crane11

    Bob Crane

    Dec. at 50 (1928-1978)

    BirthplaceWaterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

    Robert Edward Crane (July 13, 1928 – June 29, 1978) was an American actor, drummer, radio...  more

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  • Alice Cooper12

    BirthplaceArea code 313, Metro Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Contiguous United States

    Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter,...  more

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  • Samantha Ronson13

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Samantha Judith Ronson (born 7 August 1977) is an English DJ and singer-songwriter who lives...  more

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  • Lil Jon14

    Lil Jon

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Jonathan Smith (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Lil Jon, is an American...  more

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  • Steven Van Zandt15

    BirthplaceWinthrop, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Steven Van Zandt (born November 22, 1950) is an American musician, songwriter, producer,...  more

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  • Joseph Simmons16

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Joseph Ward Simmons (born November 14, 1964), better known by the stage name Run, Rev. Run...  more

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  • Danny Masterson17

    BirthplaceAlbertson, New York, USA

    Daniel Peter Masterson (born March 13, 1976) is an American actor and disc jockey. Masterson...  more

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  • Mark Ronson18

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Mark Daniel Ronson (born 4 September 1975) is a British–American musician, DJ, songwriter and...  more

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  • Questlove19


    Age: 49

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born January 20, 1971), known professionally as Questlove (stylized as...  more

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  • Bob Mould21

    Bob Mould

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceMalone, New York, United States of America

    Robert Arthur Mould (born October 16, 1960) is an American musician, principally known for his...  more

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  • Redfoo22


    Age: 45

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Stefan Kendal Gordy, better known by his stage name Redfoo, is an American singer, dancer,...  more

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  • Paul Gambaccini23

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Paul Matthew Gambaccini (born April 2, 1949) is an American-British radio and television...  more
  • Shawn Wayans24

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Shawn Mathis Wayans (born January 19, 1971) is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer and...  more

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  • Fred Norris25

    BirthplaceUSA, Connecticut, Willimantic

    Eric Fred Norris (born Fred Leo Nukis; July 9, 1955) is an American radio personality and the...  more