List of famous people named Adam, along with photos. How many celebrities named Adam can you think of? The famous Adams below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Adam, athletes named Adam, and even political figures named Adam. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Adam? Add them to the list.It turns out there are some really funny people named Adam. Although he's not as well-received as he was in the 90s, Adam Sandler is still a comedy legend. Same goes for Adam Corolla, who once hosted Comedy Central's The Man Show alongside Jimmy Kimmel. Adams can be musically gifted as well, evidenced by the successful careers of both Adam Levine and Adam Lambert.