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Who Is The Most Famous Chad In The World?

Updated November 13, 2020 648 votes 42 voters 24.0k 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
    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
    Chad Johnson (born January 9, 1978), known from 2008–2012 as Chad Ochocinco, is a former ...  more

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    #41 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time#18 of 325 The Most Obnoxious Athletes

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

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    #23 of 146 The Best Hallmark Channel Actors#153 of 250 The Hottest Men Of 2021, Ranked

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    Chad Everett

    1937-06-11
    Raymon Lee Cramton (June 11, 1937 – July 24, 2012), known professionally as Chad Everett, was...  more
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    Chad Kroeger

    1974-11-15
    Chad Robert Kroeger () (born Chad Robert Turton; November 15, 1974) is a Canadian musician...  more

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    Chad Lowe

    1968-01-15
    Charles Davis Lowe II (born January 15, 1968) is an American actor and director. He is the...  more
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    Chad Smith

    1961-10-25
    Chad Gaylord Smith (born October 25, 1961) is an American musician who is the current drummer...  more

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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
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    Chad Wackerman

    1960-03-25
    Chad Wackerman (born March 25, 1960) is an American jazz, jazz fusion and rock drummer, who...  more

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

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    Chad Allen

    1974-06-05
    Chad Allen (born June 5, 1974) is a retired American actor. Beginning his career at the age of...  more
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    Chad Butler

    1974-03-24
    Chad Matthew Butler (born 24 March 1974) is the drummer for the band Switchfoot, which he...  more
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    Chad Gilbert

    1981-03-09
    Chad Everett Gilbert (born March 9, 1981) is an American musician and record producer. He is...  more
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    Chad Sexton

    1970-09-07
    311 (pronounced "three-eleven") is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was...  more

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    Chad Pennington

    1976-06-26
    James Chadwick Pennington (born June 26, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who...  more

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    Chad Greenway

    1983-01-12
    Chad Greenway (born January 12, 1983) is a former American football linebacker who spent his...  more
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    Chad Lindberg

    1976-11-01
    Chad Tyler Lindberg (born November 1, 1976) is an American actor. He is known for his film...  more
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    Chad Clifton

    1976-06-26
    Jeffrey Chad Clifton (born June 26, 1976) is a former American football offensive tackle for...  more
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    Chad Henne

    1985-07-02
    Chad Steven Henne (; born July 2, 1985) is an American football quarterback for the Kansas...  more
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    Chad Brown

    1970-07-12
    Chadwick Everett Brown (born July 12, 1970) is a former American football linebacker of the...  more
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    Chad Kimball

    1976-09-02
    Chad Kimball (born September 2, 1976) is an American theater actor. Kimball was raised in...  more
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    Chad Cordero

    1982-03-18
    Chad Patrick Cordero (born March 18, 1982) is an American former professional baseball player....  more
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    Chad Dawson

    1982-07-13
    Chad Dawson (born July 13, 1982) is an American professional boxer. He has held multiple light...  more
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    Chad Brock

    1963-07-31
    Chad Brock (born July 31, 1963) is an American country music singer and disc jockey. Before...  more
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    Chad Hugo

    1974-02-24
    Charles Edward "Chad" Hugo (born February 24, 1974) is an American multi-instrumentalist and...  more
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    Chad White is a musical artist....  more