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Who Is The Most Famous Derek Or Derrick In The World?

Updated November 23, 2020 662 votes 27 voters 15.2k views80 items

List RulesVote up all of the Dereks and Derricks you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Derek or Derrick can you think of? The famous Dereks and Derricks below have many different professions, including notable actors named Derek, famous athletes named Derrick, and even musicians named Derek.

Derrick Rose is certainly one of the most famous Derricks on this list. One of the famous athletes named Derrick, he is an NBA player who spent several years with the Chicago Bulls. He was named NBA Rookie of the Year in 2009 and NBA Most Valuable Player in 2011.

Another of the famous people with the first name Derek is Derek Jeter. He is a former baseball star and entrepreneur. He spent his entire MLB career with the New York Yankees.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Derek or Derrick? Just add them to the list!

  • Derek Hough1

    Derek Hough


    BirthplaceSalt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

    Derek Hough (born May 17, 1985) is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Jeter2

    Derek Jeter


    BirthplacePequannock, New Jersey

    Derek Sanderson Jeter ( JEE-tər; born June 26, 1974) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Luke3

    Derek Luke


    BirthplaceNew Jersey, USA

    Derek Luke (born April 24, 1974) is an American actor. He won the Independent Spirit Award for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Waters4

    Derek Waters


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Derek Waters is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is the creator and star of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Lyons5

    Derek Lyons


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Derek Lyons born is a British screen actor and model who is perhaps better known for his work... more on Wikipedia
  • Derrick Rose6

    Derrick Rose


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Longmuir7

    Derek Longmuir


    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    Derek Longmuir (born 19 March 1951, Edinburgh, Scotland) is the former Scottish drummer and a... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Theler8

    Derek Theler


    BirthplaceFort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

    Derek Theler is an American film and television actor and model.
  • Derek Richardson9

    BirthplaceQueensbury, New York, United States of America

    Derek Richardson Jr. (born January 18, 1976) is an American actor. He is best known for his TV... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Trucks10

    Derek Trucks


    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

    Derek Trucks (born June 8, 1979) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and founder of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Jacobi11

    Derek Jacobi


    BirthplaceLeytonstone, London, United Kingdom

    Sir Derek George Jacobi (; born 22 October 1938) is an English actor and stage director. A... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Cianfrance12

    BirthplaceColorado, United States of America

    Derek M. Cianfrance (; born January 1974) is an American film director, cinematographer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Hartley13

    Derek Hartley

    Derek Hartley (born October 28, 1969) is an American talk show host, who co-hosts the weekday... more on Wikipedia
  • Derrick Brooks14

    Derrick Brooks


    BirthplacePensacola, Florida

    Derrick Dewan Brooks (born April 18, 1973) is a former American football linebacker who played... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Lam15

    Derek Lam



    Derek Lam is an American fashion designer, known for using pretty, feminine fabrics combined... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Mears16

    Derek Mears


    BirthplaceBakersfield, California, United States of America

    Derek Mears (born April 29, 1972) is an American actor and stuntman, best known for his role... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Fisher17

    Derek Fisher


    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas

    Derek Lamar Fisher (born August 9, 1974) is an American basketball coach and former player who... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Walcott18

    Derek Walcott


    BirthplaceCastries, Saint Lucia

    Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC (23 January 1930 – 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derrick Mason19

    Derrick Mason


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Derrick James Mason (born January 17, 1974) is a former American football wide receiver who... more on Wikipedia


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  • Derek Carr20

    Derek Carr


    BirthplaceBakersfield, California

    Derek Dallas Carr (born March 28, 1991) is an American football quarterback for the Oakland... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Jarman21

    Derek Jarman


    BirthplaceNorthwood, London, United Kingdom

    Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman (31 January 1942 – 19 February 1994) was an English film... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Lowe22

    Derek Lowe


    BirthplaceDearborn, Michigan

    Derek Christopher Lowe (born June 1, 1973) is an American former Major League Baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Norris23

    Derek Norris


    BirthplaceGoddard, Kansas

    Derek Ryan Norris is an American professional baseball catcher for the San Diego Padres of... more on Wikipedia
  • Derrick Favors24

    Derrick Favors


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Derrick Bernard Favors (born July 15, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Boogaard25

    Derek Boogaard


    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Derek Leendert Boogaard ( BOH-gard; later BOO-gard; June 23, 1982 – May 13, 2011) was a... more on Wikipedia

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