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

Updated January 20, 2021 304 votes 26 voters 12.1k 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 Rose1
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    Axl Rose

    1962-02-06

    BirthplaceLafayette, Fairfield Township, Indiana, United States of America

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

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  • Axel Rudi Pell2
    17

    Axel Rudi Pell

    1960-06-27

    BirthplaceWattenscheid, Germany

    Axel Rudi Pell (born 27 June 1960) is a German heavy metal guitar player who currently works...  more
  • Axel Alonso3
    Axel Alonso () is an American comic book creator and former journalist, best known as the...  more
  • Axle Whitehead4
    17

    Axle Whitehead

    1980-12-16

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Axle Whitehead (16 December 1980 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian TV host, singer,...  more
  • Axel Ritt5
    15

    Axel Ritt

    1965-03-13

    BirthplaceCologne, Germany

  • Axel Zwingenberger6
    12

    BirthplaceHamburg, Germany

    Axel Zwingenberger (born 7 May 1955) is a German blues and boogie-woogie pianist and...  more
  • Axel Corti7
    15

    Axel Corti

    1933-05-07

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Axel Corti (born Axel Fuhrmanns; 7 May 1933 – 29 December 1993) was an Austrian screenwriter,...  more
  • Axel Cadier8
    15

    Axel Cadier

    1906-09-13

    BirthplaceVarberg, Sweden

    Axel Vilhelm Teodor Cadier (13 September 1906 – 29 October 1974) was a Swedish wrestler. He...  more
  • Axl Jack Duhamel9
    12

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Axl Jack Duhamel is the son of Fergie and Josh Duhamel....  more
  • Axel10
    10

    Axel

    1977-01-01

    BirthplaceRafael Calzada, Argentina

    Axel Fernando Witteveen (born 1 January 1977), commonly known as Axel, is an Argentine singer...  more
  • Axel Axgil11
    8

    Axel Axgil

    1915-04-03

    BirthplaceDenmark

    Axel Axgil (3 April 1915 – 29 October 2011) and Eigil Axgil (24 April 1922 – 22 September...  more
  • Axel Oxenstierna12
    10

    BirthplaceUppsala, Sweden

    Axel Gustafsson Oxenstierna af Södermöre (Swedish: [ˈaksɛl ²ʊksɛnˌɧæːɳa] (listen); 1583–1654),...  more
  • Axel von Fersen the Younger13

    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Hans Axel von Fersen ([hɑːns ˈaksɛl fɔn ˈfæʂːɛn], known as Axel de Fersen in France; 4...  more
  • Axel Hägerström14
    5

    Axel Hägerström

    1868-09-06

    BirthplaceAneby Municipality, Sweden

    Axel Anders Theodor Hägerström (6 September 1868, Vireda – 7 July 1939, Uppsala) was a Swedish...  more
  • Axel von Fersen the Elder15
    5

    Axel von Fersen the Elder

    1719-04-05

    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Count Fredrik Axel von Fersen (5 April 1719 – 24 April 1794) was a Swedish statesman and...  more
  • Axel T. Brunger16
    5

    Axel T. Brunger

    1956-11-25

    BirthplaceLeipzig, Germany

    Axel T. Brunger (born November 25, 1956) is a German American biophysicist. He is Professor of...  more
  • Axel Teichmann17
    7

    Axel Teichmann

    1979-07-14

    BirthplaceSaalburg-Ebersdorf, Germany

    Axel Teichmann (born 14 July 1979 in Ebersdorf, today Saalburg-Ebersdorf, Thuringia) is a...  more
  • Axel Merckx18
    5

    Axel Merckx

    1972-08-08

    BirthplaceUccle, Belgium

    Axel Eddy Lucien Jonkheer Merckx (born 8 August 1972) is a Belgian former professional road...  more
  • Axel Thue19
    4

    Axel Thue

    1863-02-19

    BirthplaceTønsberg, Norway

    Axel Thue (Norwegian: [tʉː]; 19 February 1863 – 7 March 1922), was a Norwegian mathematician,...  more
  • Axel A. Weber20
    4

    Axel A. Weber

    1957-03-08

    BirthplaceKusel, Germany

    Axel Alfred Weber (born 8 March 1957) is a German economist, professor, and banker. He is...  more
  • Axel Witsel21
    2

    Axel Witsel

    1989-01-12

    BirthplaceLiège, Belgium

    Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel (born 12 January 1989) is a Belgian professional footballer...  more
  • Axel Anderberg22
    1

    Axel Anderberg

    1860-11-27

    BirthplaceKristianstad, Sweden

    Axel Johan Anderberg was a Swedish architect active from the 1880s to the early 1930s. During...  more
  • Axel Hervelle23
    1

    Axel Hervelle

    1983-05-12

    BirthplaceLiège, Belgium

    Axel Marie Gustave Hervelle (born 12 May 1983) is a Belgian professional basketball player who...  more
  • Axel Jensen24
    1

    Axel Jensen

    1932-02-12

    BirthplaceTrondheim, Norway

    Axel Buchardt Jensen (12 February 1932 – 13 February 2003) was a Norwegian author. From 1957...  more
  • Axel Milberg25
    1

    Axel Milberg

    1956-08-01

    BirthplaceKiel, Germany

    Axel Milberg is an actor and voice actor....  more