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Ever wondered how many famous people named Abdullah there are? This list of celebrities named Abdullah includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Abdullahs on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Abdullah, actors named Abdullah, and even athletes named Abdullah. Well-known Abdullahs like Abdullah the Butcher, Abdullah II of Jordan, and Abdullah Yusuf Azzam are just the start of this list.
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Abdullah the Butcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Wrestler, Restaurateur, Actor Lawrence Robert "Larry" Shreve, better known by the ring name Abdullah the Butcher, is a semi-retired Canadian professional wrestler. He has a reputation for being involved in some of ...more

Abdullah II of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein is the King of Jordan after he ascended the throne on 7 February 1999 upon the death of his father King Hussein. He is a member of the Hashemite family which has ruled ...more

Abdullah Yusuf Azzam is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Author, Preacher, Philosopher Abdullah Yusuf Azzam a.k.a. Father of Global Jihad was a Palestinian Sunni Islamic scholar and theologian and founding member of al-Qaeda. Azzam preached both defensive jihad and offensive jihad ...more

Abdullah bin Faisal Al Saud is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Poet, Businessperson, Songwriter Abdullah bin Faisal Al Saud was a senior member of House of Saud. He held several cabinet posts in the government of Saudi Arabia in the 1950s.

Abdullah Öcalan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician, Political Activist, Writer Abdullah Öcalan, also known as Apo, is one of the founding members of the militant organization the Kurdistan Workers' Party in 1978 in Turkey, which is listed as a terrorist organization ...more

Abdullah Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Film Score Composer, Jazz Pianist, Pianist Abdullah Ibrahim is a South African pianist and composer. His music reflects many of the musical influences of his childhood in the multicultural port areas of Cape Town, ranging from ...more

Abdullah Gül is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Abdullah Gül, is a Turkish politician who served as the 11th President of Turkey, in office from 2007 to 2014. He previously served for four months as Prime Minister from 2002 to 2003, and ...more

Abdullah Quaye is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Quaye Footballer Abdullah Quaye, formerly Awulley Junior Quaye, is a Ghanaian football midfielder. He currently plays for Al-Wahda.

Abdullah Abu Sayeed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Activist, Professor, Writer Abdullah Abu Sayeed is a Bangladeshi writer, television presenter, organizer and activist. He is currently the Chairman of Bishwa Sahitya Kendra, a non-profit organization that promotes the ...more

Abdullah Bin Salleh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Bin Salleh Abdullah Bin Salleh is a Saudi Arabian football player who played as a defender for Al-Nassr.

Abdullah Atalar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Professor, Scientist Abdullah Atalar is a Turkish scientist and academic. Atalar is the Rector of Bilkent University, and a professor at Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He received B.S. degree ...more

Abdullah Sadiq is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Physicist, Scientist Abdullah Sadiq, PhD, SI, is a Pakistani physicist and ICTP laureate who received the ICTP Prize in the honour of Nikolay Bogolyubov, in the fields of Mathematics and Solid State Physics in 1987 ...more

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Tun Haji Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi is a Malaysian politician who served as prime minister from 2003 to 2009. He was also the President of the United Malays National Organisation, the ...more

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was the King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques from 2005 to 2015. He ascended to the throne on 1 August 2005 upon the death of his ...more

Abdullah Tarmugi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Abdullah bin Tarmugi is a former Singaporean politician. He was the Speaker of Parliament and a Member of Parliament for East Coast Group Representation Constituency from 1996 to 2011. Born to a ...more

Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Journalist, Author, Writer Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir also known as Munshi Abdullah, was a Malayan writer of Indian origin. He was a famous Malacca-born Indian munshi of Singapore and died in Jeddah, then part of the ...more

Abdullah Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Abdullah Abdullah is an Afghan politician, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan since September 2014. From October 2001 to April 2005, he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs. ...more

Abdullah Abdurahman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician, Physician Abdullah Abdurahman was a South African politician and physician, born in Wellington, South Africa. He was the first coloured city councillor of Cape Town, and leader of the anti-apartheid ...more

Abdullah Yusuf Ali is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Yusuf Ali Abdullah Yusuf Ali, CBE, FRSL was an Indian Islamic scholar who translated the Qur'an into English. His translation of the Qur'an is one of the most widely known and used in the English-speaking ...more

Abdullah Al-Waked is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Al-Waked Al-Shahrani is a Saudi Arabian football player. He played most of his career for Al Shabab and Al Ittihad and is playing now with Al-Nasr. He played for the Saudi Arabia ...more

Abdullah Ensour is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician, Economist Abdullah Ensour is a Jordanian economist who has been Prime Minister of Jordan since October 2012. A veteran statesman and politician, he held various cabinet positions in Jordanian

Abdullah al-Sallal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Abdullah al-Sallal was the leader of the North Yemeni Revolution of 1962. He served as the first President of the Yemen Arab Republic from 27 September 1962 to 5 November 1967. Al-Sallal the son ...more

Abdullah Ercan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Coach Abdullah Ercan is a retired Turkish international footballer. He currently manages Gaziantepspor and the Turkey U-17 team.

Abdullah al Mamun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Actor, Film Director, Playwright Abdullah Al Mamun was a Bangladeshi playwright, actor and filmmaker.

Abdullah Tariki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Abdullah ibn Hamoud Tariki, also known as Red Sheikh, was a Saudi politician and government official. He was the first Saudi oil minister appointed by King Saud, and co-founder of Organization ...more

Abdullah Mazari is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Cricketer Abdullah Mazari, commonly referred to as Abdullah, is an Afghan cricket player. A left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spin bowler, he has played for the Afghanistan national cricket team ...more

Abdullah Zubromawi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Sulaiman Zubromawi is a retired football defender from Saudi Arabia. Between 1993 and 2002, he played 122 international matches and scored 4 goals for the national team. He played at ...more

Abdullah ibn Husayn al-Ahmar is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician Sheikh Abdullah bin Husayn bin Nasser al-Ahmar was a politician and tribe leader of Yemen. He was speaker of the Assembly of Representatives of Yemen from 1993 to 2007 and also was the Sheikh of ...more

Abdullah S. Jum'ah is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdallah S. Jum'ah, is a prominent Saudi business executive and the former President and CEO of Saudi Aramco, a position he held from January 1995 to December 2008. He serves as a director of ...more

Abdullah bin Mutaib is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah bin Mutaib Equestrian Abdullah bin Mutaib bin Abdullah Al Saud is a Saudi show jumping rider and a member of House of Saud.

Abdullah Al-Joud is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Al-Joud Track and field athlete Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Joud is a Saudi Arabian long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 5000 metres, finishing 39th overall in Round 1, failing to qualify for ...more

Abdullah el Baoudi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Actor Abdullah el Baoudi was an actor.

Abdullah I of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician, Monarchy Abdullah I bin al-Hussein, King of Jordan born in Mecca, Hejaz, Ottoman Empire was the second of three sons of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif and Emir of Mecca and his first wife Abdiyya bint Abdullah. ...more

Abdullah Ahmad is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Politician, Journalist Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad is a Malaysian journalist and a politician. At one time, he was the editor-in-chief of the New Straits Times. On 12 November 2003, he wrote an article criticising Saudi ...more

Abdullah Hussain is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Author, Writer Datuk Abdullah Hussain was a Malaysian novelist and writer. He received the Malaysian National Laureate in 1996 which makes him the 8th recipient of the award.

Abdullah Oğuz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Oğuz Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Abdullah Oguz is a Turkish film director and producer. Oguz studied at Marmara University. From 1990 to 2000 he produced and directed commercials, TV series and music videos, and later, feature

Abdullah Omar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Omar Soccer Player Abdullah Omar Ismail is a Chadian-born Bahraini professional footballer currently playing for Muharraq as a midfielder. He also plays for the Bahrain national football team.

Abdullah Waleed Sharbatly is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Waleed Sharbatly Equestrian Abdullah Waleed Al Sharbatly is a Saudi equestrian who competes in the sport of show jumping. He is mostly known because of his win of the individual silver medal at the 2010 FEI World ...more

Abdullah el-Faisal is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah el-Faisal Cleric Abdullah el-Faisal is a Muslim cleric who preached in the United Kingdom until he was convicted of stirring up racial hatred and urging his followers to murder Jews, Hindus, Christians, and ...more

Abdullah Al-Rashidi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Al-Rashidi Public Servant, Athlete Abdullah Al-Rashidi is a Kuwaiti sport shooter. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Men's skeet, finishing in 21st place.

Abdullah Nabeel Al Ahmad is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Nabeel Al Ahmad

Abdullah al-Qasemi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah al-Qasemi Writer Abdullah al-Qasemi was a Saudia Arabian 20th-century writer and intellectual. He is one of the most controversial intellectuals in the Arab world because of his radical change from defending ...more

Abdullah Quilliam is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Quilliam Writer William Henry Quilliam, who changed his name to Abdullah Quilliam and later Henri Marcel Leon or Haroun Mustapha Leon, was a 19th-century convert from Christianity to Islam, noted for founding ...more

Abdullah Al-Zori is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Al-Zori Soccer Player Abdullah Al-Zori is a Saudi Arabian professional footballer who currently playing for Al-Hilal.

Abdullah Al-Eyaf is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Al-Eyaf Film Director Abdullah Al-Eyaf is a Saudi film director also known as Abdullah Al Eyaf and Abdullah Aleyaf. He directed many award winning films. His first film was a 42-minutes documentary Cinema 500 km ...more

Abdullah Qasem is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Qasem Soccer Player Abdullah Qasem is an Emirati soccer player.

Abdullah Fusseini is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Fusseini is a former Ghanaian footballer.

Abdullah Al-Mukhaini is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Al-Mukhaini Footballer Abdullah Al-Mukhaini is an Omani football player who currently plays for Al Oruba Sur FC.

Abdullah Mehsud is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Mehsud Politician Abdullah Mehsud was a member of the Mahsud tribe in South Waziristan, and a Pashtun militant commander who killed himself with a hand grenade after security forces raided his dwelling in Zhob, ...more

Abdullah Shah is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Abdullah
Abdullah Shah Abdullah Shah was an Afghan man found guilty in Kabul of killing more than 20 people, including his wife. His sanctioned execution was the first in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban in ...more