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Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World? 

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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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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Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Dec. at 52 (1952-2004)
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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Kris Jenner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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 Rock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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Chris Colfer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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Christopher Walken is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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 Kelly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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Chris Evert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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Christine Marie Evert (born December 21, 1954), known as Chris Evert Lloyd from 1979 to 1987, is a retired American World No. 1 tennis player. She won 18 Grand Slam singles championships and ...more

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Chris O'Dowd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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 Paul is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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Chris Noth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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Christopher David "Chris" Noth ( NOHTH; born November 13, 1954) is an American actor. He is known for his television roles as NYPD Detective Mike Logan on Law & Order (1990–95), ...more

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Christopher Nolan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970), better known by his ring name Chris Jericho, is an American-born Canadian professional wrestler, musician, author, and actor, currently signed ...more

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Chris Parnell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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Thomas Christopher "Chris" Parnell (; born February 5, 1967) is an American actor, voice artist, comedian and singer. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1998 to 2006 and ...more

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Chris Farley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
Dec. at 33 (1964-1997)
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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Chris Elliott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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 Daughtry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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 Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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Christopher Ryan Hardwick (born November 23, 1971) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, television host, writer, producer, and podcaster. He hosts Talking Dead, an hourly aftershow on AMC ...more

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Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?
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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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