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Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

Updated December 1, 2020 966 votes 66 voters 70.1k views106 items

List RulesVote up all of the Adams you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Adam can you think of? The famous Adams below have many different professions, including notable actors named Adam, famous directors named Adam, and several politicians named Adam. This list includes Adam West, Adam Lambert, Adam Scott, and many more.

Love him or hate him, Adam Sandler is definitely one of the most famous Adams on this list. Playing a variety of wacky characters over the course of his career, Sandler definitely has his own brand of humor. Not to mention, he created a movie empire by starting his own film studio, Happy Madison Productions. While outrageous slapstick is definitely the norm for the actor, he also has a serious side. He starred as the intense jeweler and gambling addict Howie Ratner in the Safdie Brothers' drama Uncut Gems.

Another of the famous people with the first name Adam is Adam Levine. He is the lead singer of the popular rock band Maroon 5, crooning on such hits as "Moves Like Jagger" and "She Will Be Loved."  Levine also has a small film acting career, mostly playing himself. But in John Carney's 2013 movie Begin Again, Levine got to play the role of Dave Kohl, a singer who leaves behind his girlfriend when he strikes it big in New York City.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Adam? Just add them to the list! 

  • Adam Sandler1

    Adam Sandler


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter,...  more

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  • Adam Driver2

    Adam Driver


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Adam Douglas Driver is an American actor of stage, screen and television. After serving in the...  more

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  • Adam Lambert3

    Adam Lambert


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

    Adam Mitchel Lambert (born January 29, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. ...  more

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  • Adam Levine4

    Adam Levine


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the...  more

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  • Adam Scott5

    Adam Scott


    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    Adam Paul Scott (born April 3, 1973) is an American actor, comedian, producer, and podcaster....  more

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  • Adam DeVine6

    Adam DeVine


    BirthplaceWaterloo, Iowa, United States of America

    Adam Patrick DeVine is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and voice actor. He is a...  more

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  • Adam Pally7

    Adam Pally


    BirthplaceLivingston, New Jersey, USA

    Adam Saul Pally is an American actor and comedian, most widely known for starring as Max Blum...  more
  • Adam Rodríguez8

    Adam Rodríguez


    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Yonkers

    Adam Michael Rodriguez (born April 2, 1975) is an American actor, screenwriter and director....  more
  • Adam West9

    Adam West


    BirthplaceWalla Walla, Washington, United States of America

    William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), known professionally as Adam West,...  more

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  • Adam Carolla10

    Adam Carolla


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Adam Carolla (; born May 27, 1964) is an American comedian, radio personality, television...  more

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  • Adam Brody11

    Adam Brody


    BirthplaceUSA, Carlsbad, California

    Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American actor, writer, musician and producer....  more

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  • Adam Yauch12

    Adam Yauch


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

    Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced ; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) was an American rapper and...  more

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  • Adam Arkin13

    Adam Arkin


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Adam Arkin (born August 19, 1956) is an American television, film and stage actor, and...  more

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  • Adam McKay14

    Adam McKay


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter,...  more

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  • Adam Savage15

    Adam Savage


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Adam Whitney Savage (born July 15, 1967) is an American special effects designer and...  more

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  • Adam Young16

    Adam Young


    BirthplaceOwatonna, Minnesota

    Adam Young is the singer-songwriter behind electronic project Owl City.

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  • Adam Goldberg17

    Adam Goldberg


    BirthplaceUSA, California, Santa Monica

    Adam Charles Goldberg (born October 25, 1970) is an American actor, director, producer, and...  more

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  • Adam Ant18

    Adam Ant


    BirthplaceMarylebone, London, United Kingdom

    Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard; 3 November 1954) is an English singer and musician. He...  more

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  • Adam Lallana19

    Adam Lallana


    BirthplaceSt Albans, United Kingdom

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  • Adam Smith20

    BirthplaceEurasia, United Kingdom, Kirkcaldy, Fife, United Kingdom

    Adam Smith (16 June [O.S. 5 June] 1723 – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish economist, philosopher...  more

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  • Adam McQuaid21

    Adam McQuaid


    BirthplaceCharlottetown, Canada

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  • Adam Baldwin22

    Adam Baldwin


    BirthplaceWinnetka, Illinois, USA

    Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962) is an American actor and voice actor. He starred in...  more

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  • Adam Dunn23

    Adam Dunn


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Adam Troy Dunn (born November 9, 1979), nicknamed "Big Donkey", is an American former...  more

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  • Adam Duritz24

    Adam Duritz


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Adam Fredric Duritz (born August 1, 1964) is an American musician, songwriter, record...  more

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  • Adam Jones25

    Adam Jones