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Famous People Named Clay & Clayton 

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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Clay there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Clay to show that Clays have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Clays on this list might go by Clayton, so this list also includes famous people named Clayton. From actors named Clay to athletes named Clay, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Clay. This list includes well-known Clays like baseball star Clayton Kershaw, NFL player Clay Matthews III, and American Idol alum Clay Aiken.
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Clayton Kershaw is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 30

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Clayton Edward Kershaw (born March 19, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). A left-handed starting pitcher, Kershaw has ...more

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Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 32

Birthplace: Northridge, Los Angeles, California

William Clay Matthews III (born May 14, 1986) is an American football outside linebacker for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). After attending Agoura High School in ...more

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Clay Aiken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 40

Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Clayton Holmes "Clay" Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom; November 30, 1978) is an American singer, television personality, actor, politician, and activist. He first gained fame when ...more

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Clay Buchholz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 34

Birthplace: Nederland, Texas

Clay Daniel Buchholz (born August 14, 1984), is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Boston Red Sox, ...more

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Clay Walker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 49

Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, United States of America

Ernest Clayton Walker Jr. (born August 19, 1969) is an American country music artist. He made his debut in 1993 with the single "What's It to You", which reached Number One on the ...more

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Clayton Moore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Dec. at 85 (1914-1999)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Clayton Moore (born Jack Carlton Moore, September 14, 1914 – December 28, 1999) was an American actor best known for playing the fictional western character the Lone Ranger from 1949–1951 and ...more

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Clay Guida is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 37

Birthplace: Round Lake, Illinois, United States of America

Clayton "Clay" Guida (; born December 8, 1981) is an American professional mixed martial artist, currently signed to the UFC competing in the Lightweight division. A professional ...more
Clayton Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 60

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

Clayton Conrad Anderson (born February 23, 1959) is a retired NASA astronaut. Launched on STS-117, he replaced Sunita Williams on June 10, 2007 as a member of the ISS Expedition 15 crew.
Clay Jordan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 63

Birthplace: Canyon, Texas

Clay Matthews, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 62

Birthplace: Palo Alto, California

William Clay Matthews Jr. (born March 15, 1956) is a former American football linebacker who played for the Cleveland Browns and the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He was ...more
Clay Dalrymple is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 82

Birthplace: Chico, California

Clayton Errol Dalrymple (born December 3, 1936) is an American former professional baseball player. He played as a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies (1960–1968) and ...more
Clay Crosse is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 52

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee

Clay Crosse (born Walter Clayton Crossnoe, February 11, 1967) is a contemporary Christian music artist. He has won four GMA Dove Awards, and is probably best known for the single "I
Clay Zavada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 34

Birthplace: Streator, Illinois

Clay Pflibson Zavada (born June 28, 1984) is a former professional baseball pitcher who pitched in Major League Baseball for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2009. He is noted for his Rollie Fingers ...more
Clay Regazzoni is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Dec. at 67 (1939-2006)
Gianclaudio Giuseppe Regazzoni (5 September 1939 – 15 December 2006), commonly called "Clay", was a Swiss racing driver. He competed in Formula One races from 1970 to 1980, winning ...more

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Clay Matthews, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 90

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina

William Clay Matthews Sr. (August 1, 1928 – March 23, 2017) was an American football tackle and patriarch of the Matthews family of football players. Matthews played for four seasons with the ...more
Clayton Mortensen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 33

Birthplace: Rexburg, Idaho

Clayton Grant Mortensen (born April 10, 1985) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, Colorado ...more
Clay Puett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Dec. at 99 (1899-1998)
(Hoyt) Clay Puett (born 1899 Chillicothe, Texas – 1998) was the inventor of the enclosed electric starting gate used at all major thoroughbred race tracks around the world. On July 1, 1939, ...more
Clay Hensley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 39

Birthplace: Tomball, Texas

Clayton Allen Hensley (born August 31, 1979) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. Hensley has played in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres, Florida Marlins, and San ...more
Clay Rapada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 37

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia

Clayton Anthony Rapada (born March 9, 1981) is a former Filipino American professional baseball pitcher. He played for the Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, New York ...more
Clayton Crain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 44
Clayton Crain is an American comic book artist known for his digital painted work on Marvel Comics books such as Ghost Rider, X-Force, and Carnage, and also on the Valiant Comics series Rai. ...more
Clay Condrey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 43

Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas

Clayton Lee Condrey (born November 19, 1975) is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres and Philadelphia ...more
Clayton Christensen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Clay Blair is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Clay Blair Dec. at 73 (1925-1998)

Birthplace: Virginia

Clay Blair, Jr. was an American historian, best known for his books on military history. He served on the fleet submarine Guardfish in World War II and later wrote for Time and Life magazines ...more
Clayton M. Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 67
Clayton M. Jones (born c. 1952) is the former chairman of Rockwell Collins.
Clayton Watson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Clay & Clayton
Age: 41

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Clayton Watson (born 23 March 1977) is an Australian producer, actor, writer, and director. He grew up in the Australian outback on a sheep station close to Morgan, a small town in South ...more