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Famous People Named Chad 

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List of famous people named Chad, along with photos. How many celebrities named Chad can you think of? The famous Chads below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Chad, athletes named Chad, and even political figures named Chad. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Chad? Add them to the list.

We all had that Tiger Beat magazine picture hanging in our lockers of our favorite One Tree Hill crush, Chad Michael Murray. And with the name Chad, comes a plethora of football stars: Chad Ochocinco, Chad Henne, Chad Dawson, Chad Cordero. Or maybe you're into Canadian musicians, like Chad Kroeger from Nickleback.
Chad Ochocinco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Athlete, American football player

Age: 41

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Chad Johnson (born January 9, 1978), known from 2008–2012 as Chad Ochocinco, is a former American football wide receiver and current professional soccer player for Boca Raton FC. He played ...more

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Chad Michael Murray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Spokesperson, Model, Screenwriter

Age: 37

Birthplace: Area code 716, Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Chad Michael Murray (born August 24, 1981) is an American actor, spokesperson, writer and former fashion model. He is best known for playing Lucas Scott in The WB/CW drama series One Tree Hill ...more

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Chad Kroeger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Age: 44

Birthplace: Hanna, Canada

Chad Robert Kroeger () (born Chad Robert Turton; November 15, 1974) is a Canadian musician and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the Canadian rock band Nickelback. In ...more

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Chad Michaels is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Drag queen

Age: 47

Chad Michaels is an American drag performer. Michaels was known as a Cher impersonator, before becoming famous as the runner up of the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race and as the winner of ...more

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Chad Henne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Chad
American football player

Age: 33

Birthplace: Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

Chad Steven Henne (; born July 2, 1985) is an American football quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He attended the University of Michigan. While ...more

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Chad Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Musician, Drummer

Age: 57

Birthplace: USA, Minnesota, Saint Paul

Chad Gaylord Smith (born October 25, 1961) is an American musician who is the current drummer of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers, which he joined in 1988. The group was inducted into the Rock and ...more

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Chad Everett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Actor

Age: Dec. at 75 (1937-2012)

Birthplace: USA, Indiana, South Bend

Raymon Lee Cramton (June 11, 1937 – July 24, 2012), known professionally as Chad Everett, was an American actor who appeared in more than 40 films and television series. He was well known for ...more
Chad Sexton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 48

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky

311 (pronounced "three-eleven") is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 by vocalist and guitarist Nick Hexum, lead guitarist Jim Watson (a member ...more

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Chad Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Chad Johnson American football player

Age: 31

Chad Allen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Film Producer, Actor

Age: 44

Birthplace: Cerritos, California, USA

Chad Allen (born June 5, 1974) is a retired American actor. Beginning his career at the age of seven, Allen is a three-time Young Artist Award winner and GLAAD Media Award honoree. He was a teen ...more
Chad Greenway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Chad Greenway American football player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, South Dakota, United States of America

Chad Greenway (born January 12, 1983) is a former American football linebacker who spent his entire 11-year career with the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played ...more
Chad Wackerman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Songwriter, Musician, Drummer

Age: 58

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Chad Wackerman (born March 25, 1960) is an American jazz, jazz fusion and rock drummer, who has played with Frank Zappa and Allan Holdsworth. He has worked as a band member, session musician, ...more

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Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Chad Pennington American football player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

James Chadwick Pennington (born June 26, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons. He played college football at ...more
Chad Dawson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Chad

Age: 36

Birthplace: Hartsville, South Carolina

Chad Dawson (born July 13, 1982) is an American professional boxer. He has held multiple light heavyweight world championships, and was one of the most highly regarded boxers in that division ...more
Chad Cordero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Baseball player

Age: 36

Birthplace: Upland, California

Chad Patrick Cordero (born March 18, 1982) is an American former professional baseball player. A pitcher, he played in Major League Baseball for the Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals and ...more
Chad Clifton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Chad
American football player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Martin, Tennessee

Jeffrey Chad Clifton (born June 26, 1976) is a former American football offensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the ...more

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Chad Brown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Chad Brown American football player

Age: 45

Birthplace: Altadena, California

Chadwick Everett Brown (born July 12, 1970) is a former American football linebacker of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 1993 ...more
Chad Lowe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Television director, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 51

Birthplace: Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States of America, United States, + more

Charles Davis Lowe II (born January 15, 1968) is an American actor and director. He is the younger brother of actor Rob Lowe. He won an Emmy Award for his supporting role in Life Goes On as a ...more
Chad White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Chad White is a musical artist.
Chad Bradford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Baseball player

Age: 44

Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi

Chadwick Lee Bradford (born September 14, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) relief pitcher. He was well known for his extreme submarine-style pitching, and his success in MLB despite ...more
Chad Lindberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Washington, United States of America

Chad Tyler Lindberg (born November 1, 1976) is an American actor. He is known for his film roles in The Fast and the Furious and October Sky, as well as television roles on Sons of Anarchy and ...more
Chad Hugo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Age: 44

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia

Charles Edward "Chad" Hugo (born February 24, 1974) is an American multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known as one half of the music production and writing duo The ...more
Chad Brock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Wrestler, Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey

Age: 55

Chad Brock (born July 31, 1963) is an American country music singer and disc jockey. Before beginning his musical career in the late 1990s, he was a professional wrestler in World Championship ...more
Chad Beguelin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Chad
Lyricist, Writer, Playwright

Age: 49

Chad Beguelin (born September 24, 1969) is an American playwright. He wrote the lyrics and co-wrote the book for The Prom. He also wrote the book for Disney's Aladdin, as well as additional ...more
Chad Morrison is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Chad

Age: 40

Birthplace: Victoria, Australia

Chad Morrison (born 29 March 1978) is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. Drafted to the West Coast Eagles as a compensatory pick in the 1995 Pre-Season Draft, ...more