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Famous People Named Adam 

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Curious as to who all the famous Adams are? Here's an extensive 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.

Adam West is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Actor, Voice acting, Presenter

Age: 90

Birthplace: Walla Walla, USA, Washington

William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), known professionally as Adam West, was an American actor, known primarily for his role as Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same ...more

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Songwriter, Comedian, Television producer

Age: 52

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star ...more

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Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Guitarist, Entrepreneur, Musician

Age: 39

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the lead singer for the pop rock band Maroon 5. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Levine ...more

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The Best Songs Feat. Adam Levine #894 of 2,040 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #126 of 398 The Best Frontmen in Rock

Adam Carolla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer

Age: 54

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Adam Carolla (; born May 27, 1964) is an American comedian, radio personality, television host, actor, podcaster, and director. He hosts The Adam Carolla Show, a talk show distributed as a ...more

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#248 of 362 The Funniest People Of All Time #237 of 402 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time #68 of 132 The Best Joe Rogan Podcast Guests

Adam Lambert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 37

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Adam Mitchel Lambert (born January 29, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 3 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.Lambert rose to fame in ...more

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Adam Ashley-Cooper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Rugby Player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Adam Ashley-Cooper (born 27 March 1984 in Sydney) is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for Kobelco Steelers in the Japanese Top League and has won 116 caps for Australia, the third most ...more
Adam Scott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 45

Birthplace: Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Adam Paul Scott (born April 3, 1973) is an American actor, comedian, producer, and podcaster. He is known for his role as Ben Wyatt in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation for which he was ...more

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Adam Lallana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Footballer

Age: 30

Birthplace: St Albans, United Kingdom

Adam David Lallana ( lə-LAH-nə; born 10 May 1988) is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team. ...more

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Adam McQuaid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Ice Hockey Player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Charlottetown, Canada

Adam Mark McQuaid (born October 12, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played for the Columbus Blue Jackets of ...more

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Adam Savage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Special Effects Designer, Industrial designer, Television producer

Age: 51

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Adam Whitney Savage (born July 15, 1967) is an American special effects designer and fabricator, actor, educator, and television personality and producer, known as the former co-host (with Jamie ...more
Adam Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Baseball player

Age: 37

Birthplace: Brunswick, Georgia, United States of America

Adam Parrish Wainwright (born August 30, 1981) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Atlanta Braves selected him 29th ...more

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#164 of 200 The Greatest Pitchers of All Time #58 of 281 The Best Starting Pitchers of All Time #201 of 292 The Top Current Baseball Players

Adam Dunn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Baseball player, Actor, American football player

Age: 39

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Adam Troy Dunn (born November 9, 1979), nicknamed "Big Donkey", is an American former professional baseball left fielder and first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for ...more

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Adam Yauch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Film Distributor, Songwriter, Rapper

Age: Dec. at 48 (1964-2012)

Birthplace: Brooklyn 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 filmmaker who was a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. He used the stage name MCA. ...more

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Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Adam

Age: 36

Adam Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 56

Birthplace: USA, Winnetka, Illinois

Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962) is an American actor and voice actor. He starred in Full Metal Jacket (1987) as Animal Mother, as well as in the television series Firefly and its ...more

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#217 of 274 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World #495 of 771 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures #10 of 30 30 Amazing Actors Who Could Play Cable

Adam Ant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Musician, Actor, Singer

Age: 64

Birthplace: England, London

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard; 3 November 1954) is an English singer and musician. He gained popularity as the lead singer of new wave group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, ...more

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Adam Lanza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Adam

Age: Dec. at 20 (1992-2012)

Birthplace: Exeter, New Hampshire

Adam Lanza was the perpetrator of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting which occurred on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, United States.
Adam Morrison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Basketball player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Glendive, Montana, United States of America

Adam John Morrison (born July 19, 1984) is an American retired professional basketball player. Morrison played for three years at Gonzaga University and was considered to be one of the top ...more

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#810 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #62 of 72 The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked #27 of 30 Athletes Famous Only for Off-Court Behavior

Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Adam
American football player

Age: 43

Birthplace: Yankton, South Dakota, United States of America

Adam Matthew Vinatieri (born December 28, 1972) is an American football placekicker for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He has played in five Super Bowls: four with ...more

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#81 of 1,537 The Best Football Players Ever #139 of 147 The Greatest Chicago Bears of All Time #5 of 350 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Adam Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Professor, Author, Economist

Age: Dec. at 67 (1723-1790)

Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, Kirkcaldy, Fife, United Kingdom, + more

Adam Smith (16 June [O.S. 5 June] 1723 – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish economist, philosopher and author as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy and a key figure during the ...more

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Adam Brody is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Musician, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 39

Birthplace: Carlsbad, California, USA

Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American actor, writer, musician and producer. He is best known for his role as Seth Cohen on The O.C.. Brody has appeared in the films Mr. & ...more

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Adam Oates is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Ice Hockey Player, Coach, Engineer

Age: 56

Birthplace: Weston, Ontario, York, Canada

Adam Robert Oates (born August 27, 1962) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, former co-head coach for the New Jersey Devils and former head coach for the Washington Capitals. He ...more

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Adam Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Record producer, Businessperson, Musician

Age: Dec. at 36 (1973-2009)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Adam Michael Goldstein (March 30, 1973 – August 28, 2009), known professionally as DJ AM, was an American disc jockey (DJ). Born in Philadelphia, Goldstein became interested in deejaying as a ...more

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Adam Horovitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist

Age: 52

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Adam Keefe Horovitz (born October 31, 1966), better known as Ad-Rock or King Ad-Rock, is an American rapper, guitarist and actor. He is best known as a member of the hip hop group the Beastie ...more

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Adam Duritz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Adam
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 54

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Adam Fredric Duritz (born August 1, 1964) is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, and film producer. He is known as the frontman for the rock band Counting Crows, of which he is a ...more

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