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Who Is The Most Famous Axel Or Axl In The World?

Updated January 20, 2021 359 votes 30 voters 12.4k views37 items

List RulesVote up all of the Axels and Axls you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Axel or Axl can you think of? The famous Axels below have many different professions, including notable actors named Axel, famous musicians named Axel, and even athletes named Axel.

Axl Rose is certainly one of the most famous Axls on this list. One of the famous singers named Axl, he is best known as the front man of Guns N' Roses. He also served as the touring vocalist for AC/DC.

Another of the famous people with the first name Axel is Axel Rudi Pell. He is a guitar player. He was a member of Steeler before launching a successful solo career.

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

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    Axl Rose

    1962-02-06
    W. Axl Rose (born February 6, 1962) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and...  more

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    Axel Rudi Pell

    1960-06-27
    Axel Rudi Pell (born 27 June 1960) is a German heavy metal guitar player who currently works...  more

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    Axel Alonso () is an American comic book creator and former journalist, best known as the...  more
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    Axle Whitehead

    1980-12-16
    Axle Whitehead (16 December 1980 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian TV host, singer,...  more
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    Axel Ritt

    1965-03-13
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    Axel Zwingenberger (born 7 May 1955) is a German blues and boogie-woogie pianist and...  more
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    Axel Corti

    1933-05-07
    Axel Corti (born Axel Fuhrmanns; 7 May 1933 – 29 December 1993) was an Austrian screenwriter,...  more
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    Axel Cadier

    1906-09-13
    Axel Vilhelm Teodor Cadier (13 September 1906 – 29 October 1974) was a Swedish wrestler. He...  more
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    Axl Jack Duhamel is the son of Fergie and Josh Duhamel....  more
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    Axel

    1977-01-01
    Axel Fernando Witteveen (born 1 January 1977), commonly known as Axel, is an Argentine singer...  more
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    Axel Axgil

    1915-04-03
    Axel Axgil (3 April 1915 – 29 October 2011) and Eigil Axgil (24 April 1922 – 22 September...  more
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    Hans Axel von Fersen ([hɑːns ˈaksɛl fɔn ˈfæʂːɛn], known as Axel de Fersen in France; 4...  more
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    Axel Merckx

    1972-08-08
    Axel Eddy Lucien Jonkheer Merckx (born 8 August 1972) is a Belgian former professional road...  more
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    Axel Gustafsson Oxenstierna af Södermöre (Swedish: [ˈaksɛl ²ʊksɛnˌɧæːɳa] (listen); 1583–1654),...  more
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    Axel Witsel

    1989-01-12
    Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel (born 12 January 1989) is a Belgian professional footballer...  more
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    Axel A. Weber

    1957-03-08
    Axel Alfred Weber (born 8 March 1957) is a German economist, professor, and banker. He is...  more
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    Axel Hägerström

    1868-09-06
    Axel Anders Theodor Hägerström (6 September 1868, Vireda – 7 July 1939, Uppsala) was a Swedish...  more
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    Axel von Fersen the Elder

    1719-04-05
    Count Fredrik Axel von Fersen (5 April 1719 – 24 April 1794) was a Swedish statesman and...  more
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    Axel T. Brunger

    1956-11-25
    Axel T. Brunger (born November 25, 1956) is a German American biophysicist. He is Professor of...  more
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    Axel Anderberg

    1860-11-27
    Axel Johan Anderberg was a Swedish architect active from the 1880s to the early 1930s. During...  more
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    Axel Hervelle

    1983-05-12
    Axel Marie Gustave Hervelle (born 12 May 1983) is a Belgian professional basketball player who...  more
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    Axel Jensen

    1932-02-12
    Axel Buchardt Jensen (12 February 1932 – 13 February 2003) was a Norwegian author. From 1957...  more
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    Axel Milberg

    1956-08-01
    Axel Milberg is an actor and voice actor....  more
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    Axel Teichmann

    1979-07-14
    Axel Teichmann (born 14 July 1979 in Ebersdorf, today Saalburg-Ebersdorf, Thuringia) is a...  more
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    Axel Kruse

    1967-09-28
    Axel Kruse (born 28 September 1967) is a former German association football and American...  more