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Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

Updated December 1, 2020 993 votes 81 voters 72.0k 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.

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    Adam Sandler

    1966-09-09
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    Adam Driver

    1983-11-19
    Adam Douglas Driver is an American actor of stage, screen and television. After serving in the...  more

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    Adam Lambert

    1982-01-29
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    Adam Levine

    1979-03-18
    Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the...  more

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    Adam Scott

    1973-04-03
    Adam Paul Scott (born April 3, 1973) is an American actor, comedian, producer, and podcaster....  more

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    Adam Pally

    1982-03-18
    Adam Saul Pally is an American actor and comedian, most widely known for starring as Max Blum...  more
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    Adam DeVine

    1983-11-07
    Adam Patrick DeVine is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and voice actor. He is a...  more

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    Adam Rodríguez

    1975-04-02
    Adam Michael Rodriguez (born April 2, 1975) is an American actor, screenwriter and director....  more
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    Adam Carolla

    1964-05-27
    Adam Carolla (; born May 27, 1964) is an American comedian, radio personality, television...  more

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    Adam West

    1928-09-19
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    Adam Brody

    1979-12-15
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    Adam Arkin

    1956-08-19
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    Adam Savage

    1967-07-15
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    Adam Yauch

    1964-08-05
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    Adam McKay

    1968-04-17
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    Adam Young

    1986-07-05

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    Adam Goldberg

    1970-10-25
    Adam Charles Goldberg (born October 25, 1970) is an American actor, director, producer, and...  more

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    Adam Ant

    1954-11-03
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    Adam Lallana

    1988-05-10
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    Adam Smith (16 June [O.S. 5 June] 1723 – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish economist, philosopher...  more

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    Adam Jones

    1982-07-30
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    Adam McQuaid

    1986-10-12
    Adam Mark McQuaid (born October 12, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who...  more

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    Adam Baldwin

    1962-02-27
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    Adam Dunn

    1979-11-09
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    Adam Duritz

    1964-08-01
    Adam Fredric Duritz (born August 1, 1964) is an American musician, songwriter, record...  more

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