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Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

Updated October 22, 2020 65.2k views105 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 his own 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, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Sandler

    Songwriter, Comedian

    Age54

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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

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  • Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Levine

    Guitarist, Entrepreneur

    Age41

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the... more on Wikipedia
  • Adam West is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam West

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age92

    BirthplaceWalla Walla, Washington, United States of America

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

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  • Adam Driver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Age36

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

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

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  • Adam Scott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Scott

    Television director, Television producer

    Age47

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

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

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  • Adam Carolla is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Carolla

    Talk show host, Comedian

    Age56

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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  • Adam Lambert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Lambert

    Record producer, Musician

    Age38

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

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

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  • Adam Ashley-Cooper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Ashley-Cooper

    Rugby Player

    Age36

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Adam Ashley-Cooper (born 27 March 1984 in Sydney) is an Australian rugby union player. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Adam Lallana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Lallana

    Footballer

    Age32

    BirthplaceSt Albans, United Kingdom

    Adam David Lallana ( lə-LAH-nə; born 10 May 1988) is an English professional footballer who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Adam McQuaid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam McQuaid

    Ice Hockey Player

    Age33

    BirthplaceCharlottetown, Canada

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

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  • Adam Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Young

    Record producer, Songwriter

    Age34

    BirthplaceOwatonna, Minnesota

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

  • Adam Savage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Savage

    Special Effects Designer, Industrial designer

    Age53

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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

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  • Adam Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Wainwright

    Baseball player

    Age39

    BirthplaceBrunswick, Georgia, United States of America

    Adam Parrish Wainwright (born August 30, 1981) is an American professional baseball pitcher... more on Wikipedia

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  • Adam Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Baldwin

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age58

    BirthplaceWinnetka, Illinois, United States of America

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

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  • Adam Dunn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Dunn

    Baseball player, Actor

    Age40

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • Adam DeVine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam DeVine

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age36

    BirthplaceWaterloo, Iowa, United States of America

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

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  • Adam Yauch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Yauch

    Film Distributor, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 48 (1964-2012)

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?
  • Adam Ant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Ant

    Musician, Actor

    Age65

    BirthplaceMarylebone, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • Adam Lanza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?
    Adam Lanza was the perpetrator of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting which occurred on...

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  • Adam Morrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Morrison

    Basketball player

    Age36

    BirthplaceGlendive, Montana

    Adam John Morrison (born July 19, 1984) is an American retired professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Vinatieri

    American football player

    Age47

    BirthplaceYankton, South Dakota, United States of America

    Adam Matthew Vinatieri (born December 28, 1972) is an American football placekicker for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Adam Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Smith

    Professor, Author

    AgeDec. at 67 (1723-1790)

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Adam Brody is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Brody

    Musician, Actor

    Age40

    BirthplaceCarlsbad, California, United States of America

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

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  • Adam Oates is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Adam In The World?

    Adam Oates

    Ice Hockey Player, Coach

    Age58

    BirthplaceWeston, Ontario, Toronto, Canada

    Adam Robert Oates (born August 27, 1962) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player,... more on Wikipedia

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