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Ever thought about how many famous people named Big are out there? This list of celebrities named Big will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Bigs below include actors named Big and athletes named Big, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Big who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Bigs below include Big Show, Big Pun, and Big L.
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Big Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Big
Wrestler, Actor, Athlete

Age: 47

Birthplace: Aiken, South Carolina, United States of America

Paul Donald Wight II (born February 8, 1972) is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Big Show. Wight ...more

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#22 of 70 The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s #27 of 211 The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time #29 of 556 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

Big Pun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Big
Rapper, Actor

Age: Dec. at 29 (1971-2000)

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

Christopher Lee Rios (November 10, 1971 – February 7, 2000), better known by his stage name Big Pun (short for Big Punisher), was an American rapper. Emerging from the underground hip hop scene ...more

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The Best Big Pun Songs #74 of 255 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #842 of 925 People We Wish Were Still Alive

Big L is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Big
Rapper

Age: Dec. at 25 (1974-1999)

Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York

Lamont Coleman (May 30, 1974 – February 15, 1999), known professionally as Big L, was an American rapper. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most lyrical rappers of all time, and ...more

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The Best Big L Songs #67 of 255 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #813 of 925 People We Wish Were Still Alive

Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Big
Songwriter, Rapper, Musician

Age: 30

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California

Sean Michael Leonard Anderson (born March 25, 1988), known professionally as Big Sean, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Sean signed with Kanye West's GOOD Music in 2007, Def Jam ...more

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The Best Songs Ft. Big Sean #1,302 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #16 of 145 The Best Young Rappers and New School Rappers

Big Daddy Kane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Big
Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper

Age: 50

Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City, New York, United States of America

Antonio Hardy (born September 10, 1968), better known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor who started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap ...more

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The Best Big Daddy Kane Albums of All Time #126 of 255 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #32 of 206 The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time

Big Boi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Big
Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper

Age: 44

Birthplace: Georgia, Savannah, USA

Antwan André Patton (born February 1, 1975), better known by his stage name Big Boi, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer, best known for being a member of ...more

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The Best Songs Feat. Big Boi #92 of 255 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #59 of 206 The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time

Big John Studd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Big
Wrestler, Actor

Age: Dec. at 47 (1948-1995)

John William Minton (February 19, 1948 – March 20, 1995) was an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name, Big John Studd. Studd is best known for his appearances ...more

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#675 of 925 People We Wish Were Still Alive #87 of 211 The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time #31 of 86 The Best WWE Superstars of the '80s

Big E Langston is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Big
Wrestler

Age: 32

Birthplace: Tampa, Florida

Ettore Ewen also known by his former ring name Big E Langston and currently performing as Big E, is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE. He is a one time WWE Intercontinental ...more

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#338 of 556 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time #71 of 251 WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century #19 of 66 The Best NXT Wrestlers of All Time

Big Boss Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Big
Wrestler

Age: Dec. at 41 (1963-2004)

Ray Washington Traylor Jr. (May 2, 1963 – September 22, 2004) was an American professional wrestler who was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) under the ...more

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#597 of 925 People We Wish Were Still Alive #31 of 70 The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s #53 of 211 The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

Big K.R.I.T. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Big
Record producer, Rapper

Age: 32

Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi

Justin Lewis Scott (born August 26, 1986), better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T. (a backronym for King Remembered in Time), is an American rapper and record producer. Born in Meridian, ...more

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#152 of 255 The Greatest Rappers Of All Time #114 of 192 The Best Underground Rappers #38 of 39 The Best Rappers with Big in Their Names, Ranked

Big Van Vader is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Big
Wrestler

Age: 63

Leon Allen White (May 14, 1955 – June 18, 2018), better known by his ring names Big Van Vader or simply Vader, was an American professional wrestler and professional football player. He ...more

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#35 of 70 The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s #63 of 211 The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time #35 of 556 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

Big Star is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Big
Big Star was an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1971 by Alex Chilton, Chris Bell, Jody Stephens, and Andy Hummel. The group broke up in early 1975, and reorganized with a new ...more

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The Best Big Star Albums of All Time #408 of 418 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame #711 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

Big Brother and the Hold... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Big
Big Brother and the Holding Company is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1965 as part of the same psychedelic music scene that produced the Grateful Dead, Quicksilver ...more

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#166 of 333 The Greatest Classic Rock Bands #435 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time #191 of 326 The Greatest American Rock Bands

Big Country is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Big
Big Country are a Scottish rock band formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in 1981. The height of the band's popularity was in the early to mid 1980s, although it retained a cult following for many years ...more

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#654 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #654 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time #316 of 620 The Greatest Live Bands of All Time

Big Joe Turner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Big
Jazz Pianist, Musician, Singer

Age: Dec. at 74 (1911-1985)

Birthplace: Kansas City, USA, Missouri

Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner Jr. (May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri. According to songwriter Doc Pomus, "Rock and roll ...more

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#183 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #1,230 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #599 of 2,444 The Most Influential People of All Time

Big Bill Broonzy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Big
Guitarist, Songwriter, Soldier

Age: Dec. at 65 (1893-1958)

Birthplace: Arkansas, Jefferson County, United States of America, Lake Dick, Arkansas, + more

Big Bill Broonzy (born Lee Conley Bradley, June 26, 1903 – August 14, 1958) was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the 1920s, when he played country blues to ...more

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#322 of 668 The Best Rock Vocalists #259 of 639 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time #35 of 252 The Best Blues Artists of All Time

Big Maybelle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Big
Pianist, Singer

Age: Dec. at 48 (1924-1972)

Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee, United States of America

Mabel Louise Smith (May 1, 1924 – January 23, 1972), known professionally as Big Maybelle, was an American R&B singer. Her 1956 hit single "Candy" received the Grammy Hall of Fame

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#133 of 252 The Best Blues Artists of All Time #69 of 102 The Best Musical Artists From Tennessee #76 of 160 The Best Blues Rock Bands and Artists

Big Mama Thornton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Big
Songwriter, Singer

Age: Dec. at 58 (1926-1984)

Birthplace: Ariton, Alabama, United States of America

Willie Mae Thornton (December 11, 1926 – July 25, 1984), better known as Big Mama Thornton, was an American rhythm-and-blues singer and songwriter. She was the first to record Leiber and ...more

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#237 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #95 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #1,154 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

Big & Rich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Big
Big Lurch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Big
Big Lurch Record producer, Rapper, Musician

Age: 42

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

Antron Singleton (born September 15, 1976), better known by his stage name Big Lurch, is an American rapper and convicted murderer. He is serving a life sentence for murdering 21-year-old ...more

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#3 of 39 The Best Rappers with Big in Their Names, Ranked #85 of 125 The Best Horrorcore Artists of All Timelisted on The Complete List of Rappers Who've Been in Prison

Big Tymers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Big
Big Tymers (stylized as Big Tymer$) was an American duo that was active from 1997 to 2005 and again in 2018 from New Orleans, Louisiana. Big Tymers consist of Cash Money Records co-founder ...more

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#228 of 1,062 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time #109 of 125 The Best Hip Hop Groups of All Time #12 of 39 The Best Rappers with Big in Their Names, Ranked

Big Audio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Big
Big Audio Dynamite (later known as Big Audio Dynamite II and Big Audio, and often abbreviated BAD) are an English band formed in London in 1984 by Mick Jones, the former lead guitarist of the ...more
Big Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Big

Age: 28

Birthplace: Laguna Hills, California

Cameron Argon, better known by his stage name Big Chocolate is an American musician, producer and vlogger. He is the former vocalist for the death metal bands Burning the Masses, Misericordiam, ...more
Big Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Big
Songwriter, Musician, Singer

Age: Dec. at 71 (1940-2011)

Birthplace: USA, Mississippi, Lambert

Jack N. Johnson, known as Big Jack Johnson (July 30, 1939 or 1940 – March 14, 2011) was an American electric blues musician, one of the "present-day exponents of an edgier, electrified ...more
Big Mello is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Big
Rapper, Musician

Age: Dec. at 34 (1968-2002)

Birthplace: Texas

Curtis Donnell Davis (August 7, 1968 – June 15, 2002), better known by his stage name Big Mello, was an American rapper from Houston, Texas. He debuted as Big Mello in 1992 with the album ...more