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Who Is The Most Famous Chad In The World?

Updated November 13, 2020 623 votes 30 voters 22.9k 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!

  • Chadwick Boseman1

    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 Ochocinco2

    Chad Ochocinco


    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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    #41 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time#336 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Chad Kroeger3

    Chad Kroeger


    BirthplaceHanna, Canada

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

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    Things You Didn't Know About Chad Kroeger#199 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

  • Chad Michael Murray4

    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 Everett5

    Chad Everett


    BirthplaceSouth Bend, Indiana, United States of America

    Raymon Lee Cramton (June 11, 1937 – July 24, 2012), known professionally as Chad Everett, was...  more
  • Chad Smith6

    Chad Smith


    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 Lowe7

    Chad Lowe


    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

    Chad Michaels

    Chad Michaels is an American drag performer. Michaels was known as a Cher impersonator, before...  more
  • Chad Allen9

    Chad Allen


    BirthplaceCerritos, California, USA

    Chad Allen (born June 5, 1974) is a retired American actor. Beginning his career at the age of...  more
  • Chad Wackerman10

    Chad Wackerman


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

  • Chad Butler11

    Chad Butler


    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

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

    Chad Gilbert


    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

    Chad Sexton


    BirthplaceLexington, Kentucky

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

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  • Chad Greenway14

    Chad Greenway


    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

    Chad Clifton


    BirthplaceMartin, Tennessee

    Jeffrey Chad Clifton (born June 26, 1976) is a former American football offensive tackle for...  more
  • Chad Henne16

    Chad Henne


    BirthplaceWyomissing, Pennsylvania

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

    Chad Kimball


    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

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

    Chad Cordero


    BirthplaceUpland, California

    Chad Patrick Cordero (born March 18, 1982) is an American former professional baseball player....  more
  • Chad Pennington19

    Chad Pennington


    BirthplaceKnoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

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

    Chad Lindberg


    BirthplaceUSA, Mount Vernon, Washington

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

    Chad Dawson


    BirthplaceHartsville, South Carolina

    Chad Dawson (born July 13, 1982) is an American professional boxer. He has held multiple light...  more
  • Chad Hugo22

    Chad Hugo


    BirthplacePortsmouth, Virginia

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

    Chad Brown


    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
  • Chad Lewis25

    Chad Lewis


    BirthplaceFort Dix, New Hanover Township, New Jersey

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