How many celebrities named Jake can you think of? The famous Jakes and Jacobs below have many different professions, including notable actors named Jake, famous musicians named Jacob, and even athletes named Jake.
Jake Gyllenhaal is certainly one of the most famous Jakes on this list. After making his film debut at the age of 10 in City Slickers, Gyllenhaal went on to star in Donnie Darko, Zodiac, and Prisoners. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in Brokeback Mountain.
Another of the famous people with the first name Jake is Jake LaMotta. The famous boxer had 30 wins by KO in his career. He was portrayed by Robert De DeNiro in the 1980 film Raging Bull.
Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Jake or Jacob? Just add them to the list!
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of AmericaJacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. He began acting as... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaGiacobbe "Jake" LaMotta (July 10, 1922 – September 19, 2017) was an American professional boxer, world middleweight champion, and stand-up comedian. Nicknamed "The Bronx Bull" or "Raging Bull",... more
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, USA
Alternative Name: Jake JohnsonJake Johnson is an American actor and comedian, most known for playing Nick Miller in the Fox comedy series New Girl opposite Zooey Deschanel, for which he has received a Teen Choice Award nomination... more
Birthplace: Cleveland, OhioJake Joseph Paul (born January 17, 1997) is an American actor and YouTube personality who rose to significant fame on the now-defunct video application Vine. Paul first came into prominence for... more
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USAJohn Allen "Jake" McDorman IV (born July 8, 1986) is an American actor, best known for starring in the leading role of Brian Finch, a struggling musician who takes an intelligence enhancing pill, in... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaJacob Paul Tapper (born March 12, 1969) is an American journalist, author, and cartoonist. He is the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN, weekday television news show The Lead with Jake Tapper,... more
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USAJake Short (born May 30, 1997 in Indiana) is an American actor. He has played the roles of Fletcher Quimby in Disney Channel's comedy series A.N.T. Farm and Oliver in the Disney XD original series... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaJakob Luke Dylan (born December 9, 1969) is an American singer and songwriter who rose to fame as the lead singer and primary songwriter for the rock band the Wallflowers, who have released six... more
Jake Roberts1955-05-30Aurelian Jake Smith Jr. (born May 30, 1955), better known by the ring name Jake "The Snake" Roberts, is an American actor and professional wrestler. He is best known for his two stints in the World... more
Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Alternative Name: Jake Austin, Jake Austin Szymanski, Jake T. AustinJake Austin Szymanski (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Jake T. Austin, is an American actor. Beginning a career as a child actor at the age of seven, Austin is a five-time Young... more
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
Alternative Name: Jake PavelkaJacob Lynn "Jake" Pavelka (born January 27, 1978) is an American pilot who appeared on six reality TV programs, most notably The Bachelor.... more
- 17Jacob Harris "Jake" Miller is an American rapper and songwriter from Weston, Florida .He is signed to Warner Bros. Records. On November 5, 2013, Miller released his debut album Us Against Them, which... more
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USAJacob Allen Abel (born November 18, 1987) is an American actor and singer who is known for playing Adam Milligan in the CW series Supernatural (2009–10, 19, 20), Luke Castellan in the film adaptation... more
Birthplace: London, United KingdomJake T. Weber (born 12 March 1963) is an English actor, known in film for his role as Michael in Dawn of the Dead and for his role as Drew in Meet Joe Black. In television, he is known for playing... more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Alternative Name: Jake Busey^! William BuseyWilliam Jacob Busey (born June 15, 1971), known professionally as Jake Busey, is an American actor, musician, and film producer. He is sometimes credited as Jacob Busey. Among his most prominent... more
Birthplace: Pasadena, TexasJacob Carl Green (born January 21, 1957) is a former American football defensive end. He played college football for Texas A&M. Green was an All-American selection in 1979 after compiling 134 tackles... more
Birthplace: Paris, FranceJake Sumner is a British model and the son of British singer Sting and Trudie Styler. His birth was documented on the Bring on the Night documentary. He modeled in 2003 for Tommy Hilfiger's denim... more
Birthplace: Montreal, CanadaJake Eberts, OC (July 10, 1941 – September 6, 2012) was a Canadian film producer, executive and financier. He was known for risk-taking and producing a consistently high caliber of movies including... more
Birthplace: Mobile, AlabamaJacob Edward Peavy (born May 31, 1981) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox and... more
Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of AmericaJake Matthew Lloyd, also known as Jake Broadbent, (born March 5, 1989) is an American former child actor who played Anakin Skywalker in the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, the... more
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of AmericaJuan Carlos Cuenca (born December 30, 1987) is an American-Filipino actor and model. He is of dual American and Filipino citizenship. Born in San Jose, California and was raised in Manila,... more
Birthplace: El Cajon, California, USA
Jacob Underwood is a musician, known for being in the group O-Town.
Birthplace: Detroit, MichiganJake Edward Long (born May 9, 1985) is a former American football offensive tackle. He played college football at Michigan, where he was a two-time consensus All-American, and was drafted by the... more
Birthplace: Michoacan, MexicoJacob Vargas (born August 18, 1971) is a Mexican-American actor.... more
Birthplace: Bellingham, WashingtonJacob Cooper Locker (born June 15, 1988) is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at the University of Washington, and was drafted by the Tennessee Titans eighth overall... more