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Who Is The Most Famous Chris In The World?

Updated January 26, 2021 5.6k votes 830 voters 156.2k views101 items

List RulesVote up the Chrises you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Chris can you think of? The famous Chrises 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 Chrises you think are most famous. 

  • 1

    Chris Evans


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA


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    Chris Hemsworth


    BirthplaceMelbourne, 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 career in...  more

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  • 3

    Chris Pine


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA


    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 James...  more

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  • 4

    Chris Pratt


    BirthplaceVirginia, Minnesota, USA


    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 (2009–2015), for...  more

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  • 5

    Chris Rock


    BirthplaceAndrews, South Carolina, USA


    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 came...  more

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  • 6

    BirthplaceAstoria, 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, including...  more

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  • 7

    Chris Martin


    BirthplaceExeter, 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 Coldplay....  more

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  • 8

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom


    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 mainstream. He...  more

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  • 9

    Chris Colfer


    BirthplaceClovis, California, United States of America


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  • 10

    Christopher Lee


    BirthplaceBelgravia, London, England, UK


    Alternative NameChristopher Lee^! Cristopher Lee

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  • 11

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


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  • 12

    Chris O'Donnell


    BirthplaceWinnetka, Illinois, United States of America


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  • 13

    Chris Farley


    BirthplaceMadison, 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 City...  more

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  • 14

    Chris Tucker


    BirthplaceAtlanta, 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 Carter...  more

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  • 15

    BirthplaceStamford, Connecticut, USA


    Alternative NameChristopher Lloyd

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  • 16

    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


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  • 17

    Chris Brown


    BirthplaceTappahannock, 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 local...  more

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  • 18

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA


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  • 19

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA


    Alternative NameChristopher Meloni

    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 Unit for...  more

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  • 20

    Chris O'Dowd


    BirthplaceSligo, Ireland


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  • 21

    Chris Paul


    BirthplaceWinston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America


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  • 22

    Chris Elliott


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


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  • 23

    Kris Jenner


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA


    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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  • 24

    BirthplaceGenoa, Italy


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  • 25

    Chris Daughtry


    BirthplaceRoanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States of America


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