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Who Is The Most Famous Chad In The World?

Updated November 13, 2020 621 votes 29 voters 22.4k views72 items

List RulesVote up all of the Chads you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Chad can you think of? The famous Chads and Chadwicks below have many different professions, including notable actors named Chad, famous athletes named Chad, and even musicians named Chad.

Chadwick Boseman is certainly one of the most famous Chads on this list. One of the famous actors named Chadwick, he was best known for playing Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 42, Marshall, and Get on Up are also among his notable films. One Tree Hill star Chad Michael Murray and drag queen and winner of Rupaul's Drag Race All Stars season one, Chad Michaels, are also famous Chads. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Chad is Chad Smith. He is the drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He has also recorded with the Avett Brothers, Johnny Cash, and The Chicks.

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

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    Chadwick Boseman

    November 29, 1977

    BirthplaceAnderson, South Carolina

    Chadwick Aaron Boseman (November 29, 1976 – August 28, 2020) was an American actor known for...  more

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    Chad Ochocinco

    1978-01-09

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    Chad Johnson (born January 9, 1978), known from 2008–2012 as Chad Ochocinco, is a former ...  more

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    #43 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time#338 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

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    Chad Kroeger

    1974-11-15

    BirthplaceHanna, Canada

    Chad Robert Kroeger () (born Chad Robert Turton; November 15, 1974) is a Canadian musician...  more

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    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    Chad Michael Murray (born August 24, 1981) is an American actor, spokesperson, writer and...  more

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    Chad Everett

    1937-06-11

    BirthplaceSouth Bend, Indiana, United States of America

    Raymon Lee Cramton (June 11, 1937 – July 24, 2012), known professionally as Chad Everett, was...  more
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    Chad Smith

    1961-10-25

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Saint Paul

    Chad Gaylord Smith (born October 25, 1961) is an American musician who is the current drummer...  more

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    Chad Lowe

    1968-01-15

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

    Charles Davis Lowe II (born January 15, 1968) is an American actor and director. He is the...  more
  • Chad Michaels8
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    Chad Michaels

    1971-03-20
    Chad Michaels is an American drag performer. Michaels was known as a Cher impersonator, before...  more
  • Chad Allen9
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    Chad Allen

    1974-06-05

    BirthplaceCerritos, California, USA

    Chad Allen (born June 5, 1974) is a retired American actor. Beginning his career at the age of...  more
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    Chad Wackerman

    1960-03-25

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California, United States of America

    Chad Wackerman (born March 25, 1960) is an American jazz, jazz fusion and rock drummer, who...  more

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    #30 of 196 The Best Jazz Fusion Bands/Artists#47 of 226 Famous Jazz Drummers

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    Chad Butler

    1974-03-24

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    Chad Matthew Butler (born 24 March 1974) is the drummer for the band Switchfoot, which he...  more
  • Chad Gilbert12
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    Chad Gilbert

    1981-03-09

    BirthplaceArea code 754, Area code 954, Florida, Area codes 754 and 954, Contiguous United States

    Chad Everett Gilbert (born March 9, 1981) is an American musician and record producer. He is...  more
  • Chad Sexton13
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    Chad Sexton

    1970-09-07

    BirthplaceLexington, Kentucky

    311 (pronounced "three-eleven") is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was...  more

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    Chad Greenway

    1983-01-12

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, South Dakota, United States of America

    Chad Greenway (born January 12, 1983) is a former American football linebacker who spent his...  more
  • Chad Clifton15
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    Chad Clifton

    1976-06-26

    BirthplaceMartin, Tennessee

    Jeffrey Chad Clifton (born June 26, 1976) is a former American football offensive tackle for...  more

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  • Chad Henne16
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    Chad Henne

    1985-07-02

    BirthplaceWyomissing, Pennsylvania

    Chad Steven Henne (; born July 2, 1985) is an American football quarterback for the Kansas...  more
  • Chad Kimball17
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    Chad Kimball

    1976-09-02

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    Chad Kimball (born September 2, 1976) is an American theater actor. Kimball was raised in...  more
  • Chad Cordero18
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    Chad Cordero

    1982-03-18

    BirthplaceUpland, California

    Chad Patrick Cordero (born March 18, 1982) is an American former professional baseball player....  more
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    Chad Pennington

    1976-06-26

    BirthplaceKnoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

    James Chadwick Pennington (born June 26, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who...  more
  • Chad Lindberg20
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    Chad Lindberg

    1976-11-01

    BirthplaceUSA, Mount Vernon, Washington

    Chad Tyler Lindberg (born November 1, 1976) is an American actor. He is known for his film...  more
  • Chad Dawson21
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    Chad Dawson

    1982-07-13

    BirthplaceHartsville, South Carolina

    Chad Dawson (born July 13, 1982) is an American professional boxer. He has held multiple light...  more
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    Chad Hugo

    1974-02-24

    BirthplacePortsmouth, Virginia

    Charles Edward "Chad" Hugo (born February 24, 1974) is an American multi-instrumentalist and...  more
  • Chad Brown23
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    Chad Brown

    1970-07-12

    BirthplaceAltadena, California

    Chadwick Everett Brown (born July 12, 1970) is a former American football linebacker of the...  more
  • Chad White24
    Chad White is a musical artist....  more
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    Chad Lewis

    1971-10-05

    BirthplaceFort Dix, New Hanover Township, New Jersey

    Chad Wayne Lewis (born October 5, 1971) is a former American football tight end in the...  more