This list of famous juniors has been loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes are juniors. Some of these celebrities kept the "Jr." in their names, while others dropped it. Some of these famous folks even adopted stage names. One famous junior comes from a famous family of comedians and another is from a long legacy of race car drivers.
Who is the most famous person who is a junior? Will Smith tops our list. Smith was born Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. on September 25, 1968. Robert Downey, Jr. is another famous actor who was named after his father. He was born on April 4, 1965 and has appeared in such hit films as Iron Man and Zodiac.Are you surprised that so many famous people are juniors? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Will Smith was born Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. on September 25, 1968.
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
Credits: Men in Black, I Am Legend, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happyness
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Robert Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965.
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Profession: Comedian, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Credits: The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2
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Clint Eastwood was born Clinton Eastwood, Jr. on May 31, 1930. He has starred in such films as Gran Torino and The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
Birthplace: California, United States of America
Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Politician, Pianist, Television producer, + more
Credits: Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Unforgiven, Rawhide
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Lil Wayne was born Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. on September 27, 1982.
Birthplace: Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Rapper, Entrepreneur, + more
Credits: Fast & Furious 6, The Interview, The Wrestler, Magic Mike XXL
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