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Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World? 

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Updated January 14, 2020 1.8k votes 243 voters 125.7k views 100 items

List Rules Vote up who you believe to be the most famous Chris there is.

How many celebrities named Chris can you think of? The famous Chris's below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Chris, athletes named Chris, and even political figures named Chris.

This list features NBA players named Chris, like Chris Bosh, musicians named Chris, like Chris Martin, footballers named Chris, like Chris Doleman, and actors called Chris, like Chris Pratt. You’ll also see comedians named Chris, like Chris Rock. 

Are you surprised there are so many basketball players named Chris? If we’re missing your favorite famous singers named Chris, or any celebrity Chris - feel free to add them below. Then, vote up the Chris you think is the most famous. 

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Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 37

Birthplace: Sudbury, Massachusetts, United States of America

Christopher Robert Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American actor. Evans is known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Steve Rogers / Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic ...more

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Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 32

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Christopher Hemsworth (born 11 August 1983) is an Australian actor. He rose to prominence playing Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away (2004–07) before leaving to begin a film ...more

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Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 39

Birthplace: Virginia, Minnesota, United States of America

Christopher Michael Pratt (born June 21, 1979) is an American actor. He rose to prominence for his television roles, particularly as Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation ...more

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Chris Pine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Christopher Whitelaw Pine (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor. Pine made his feature debut as Lord Devereaux in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004), and is known for playing ...more

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Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 54

Birthplace: Andrews, USA, South Carolina

Christopher Julius Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. After working as a stand-up comedian and appearing in supporting film roles, Rock ...more

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Christopher Walken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 72

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

Christopher Walken (born Ronald Walken, March 31, 1943) is an American actor, dancer, director, screenwriter, and playwright who has appeared in more than 100 films and television programs, ...more

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Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 33

Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

Christopher Emmanuel Paul (born May 6, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has won the NBA Rookie ...more

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Kris Jenner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
lalala added Age: 63

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Kristen Mary Jenner (born November 5, 1955) is an American television personality, entertainment manager, producer, businesswoman, and author. She rose to fame starring in the reality television ...more

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Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 34

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Christopher Wesson Bosh (born March 24, 1984) is an American former professional basketball player. A high school "Mr. Basketball" in Texas, Bosh left Georgia Tech after one season to ...more

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Chris Colfer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 28

Birthplace: Clovis, California, United States of America

Christopher Paul Colfer (born May 27, 1990) is an American actor, singer, and author. He gained international recognition for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the television musical Glee ...more

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Christopher Meloni is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 57

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Christopher Peter Meloni (born April 2, 1961) is an American actor. He is known for his television roles as NYPD Detective Elliot Stabler on the NBC legal drama Law & Order: Special Victims ...more

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Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Dec. at 52 (1952-2004)

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

Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor who played DC comic book superhero Superman, beginning with the acclaimed Superman (1978), for which he ...more

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 29

Birthplace: Tappahannock, Virginia, United States of America

Christopher Maurice Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor and entrepreneur. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several ...more

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Chris O'Dowd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 39

Birthplace: Boyle, County Roscommon, Republic of Ireland

Christopher O'Dowd (born 9 October 1979) is an Irish actor and comedian, best known for his television roles such as Miles Daly in the Epix comedy series Get Shorty and Roy Trenneman in the ...more

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Chris Farley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Dec. at 33 (1964-1997)

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Christopher Crosby Farley (February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997) was an American actor and comedian. Farley was known for his loud, energetic comedic style, and was a member of Chicago's Second ...more

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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 96

Birthplace: Belgravia, London, United Kingdom

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer and author. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, Lee was well known for portraying villains and ...more

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Christopher Mintz-Plasse... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 26

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Christopher Charles Mintz-Plasse (; born June 20, 1989) is an American actor, comedian, and musician who has performed roles such as McLovin in Superbad (2007), Augie Farcques in Role Models ...more

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Chris Elliott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Christopher Nash Elliott (born May 31, 1960) is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his comedic sketches on Late Night with David Letterman, starring in the comedy ...more

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Chris Martin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 41

Birthplace: Exeter, United Kingdom

Christopher Anthony John Martin (born 2 March 1977) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and philanthropist. He is the lead singer and co-founder of the rock band ...more

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Chris O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 48

Birthplace: USA, Winnetka, Illinois

Christopher Eugene O'Donnell (born June 26, 1970) is an American actor and former model. He played Charlie Simms in Scent of a Woman, Chris Reece in School Ties, D'Artagnan in The Three ...more

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Christopher Nolan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 48

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, + more

Christopher Edward Nolan, (born 30 July 1970) is an English-American film director, screenwriter, and producer, who is known for making personal, distinctive films within the Hollywood ...more

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Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 89

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (born December 13, 1929) is a Canadian actor whose career has spanned six decades, beginning with his film debut in Stage Struck (1958). He is known for ...more

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Chris Daughtry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 39

Birthplace: Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States of America

Christopher Adam Daughtry (born December 26, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He is known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Daughtry and as the ...more

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Chris Tucker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 47

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Christopher Tucker (born August 31, 1971) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and book writer. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in F. Gary Gray's Friday and as Detective James ...more

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Chris Kelly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Age: 38

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Christopher Kelly (born November 11, 1980) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Kelly played for the Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins and Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey ...more

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