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Who Is the Most Famous Jake Or Jacob In The World?

Updated November 19, 2020 773 votes 32 voters 52.7k views91 items

List RulesVote up all of the Jakes and Jacobs you've heard of.

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!

  • Jake Gyllenhaal1

    Jake Gyllenhaal


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. Born into the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jake LaMotta2

    Jake LaMotta


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Giacobbe "Jake" LaMotta (July 10, 1922 – September 19, 2017) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jake Johnson3

    Jake Johnson


    BirthplaceEvanston, Illinois, United States of America

    Jake Johnson is an American actor and comedian, most known for playing Nick Miller in the Fox... more on Wikipedia


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  • Jake Tapper4

    Jake Tapper


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jacob Paul Tapper (born March 12, 1969) is an American journalist, author, and cartoonist. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jake Paul5

    Jake Paul

    January 17, 1997

    BirthplaceCleveland, OH

    Jake Joseph Paul (born January 17, 1997) is an American actor and YouTube personality who rose... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jake McDorman6

    Jake McDorman


    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Dallas

    John Allen "Jake" McDorman IV (born July 8, 1986) is an American actor, best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • Jakob Dylan7

    Jakob Dylan


    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Jakob Luke Dylan (born December 9, 1969) is an American singer and songwriter who rose to fame... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jake Short8

    Jake Short


    BirthplaceUSA, Indiana

    Jake Short (born May 30, 1997 in Indiana) is an American actor. He has played the roles of... more on Wikipedia
  • Jake Pavelka9

    Jake Pavelka


    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

    Jacob Lynn "Jake" Pavelka (born January 27, 1978) is an American pilot who appeared on six... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jake Weber10

    Jake Weber


    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Jake T. Weber (born 12 March 1963) is an English actor, known in film for his role as Michael... more on Wikipedia
  • Jake Miller11

    Jake Miller

    Jacob Harris "Jake" Miller is an American rapper and songwriter from Weston, Florida .He is... more on Wikipedia
  • Jake Abel12

    Jake Abel


    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    Jacob Allen Abel (born November 18, 1987) is an American actor and singer who is known for... more on Wikipedia
  • Jake Roberts13

    Jake Roberts

    Aurelian Jake Smith Jr. (born May 30, 1955), better known by the ring name Jake "The Snake"... more on Wikipedia
  • Jake Busey14

    Jake Busey


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    William Jacob Busey (born June 15, 1971), known professionally as Jake Busey, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jake T. Austin15

    Jake T. Austin


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jake Austin Szymanski (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Jake T. Austin, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Jake Sumner16

    Jake Sumner


    BirthplaceParis, France

    Jake Sumner is a British model and the son of British singer Sting and Trudie Styler. His... more on Wikipedia
  • Jake Peavy17

    Jake Peavy


    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama

    Jacob Edward Peavy (born May 31, 1981) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jake Lloyd18

    Jake Lloyd


    BirthplaceFort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

    Jake Matthew Lloyd, also known as Jake Broadbent, (born March 5, 1989) is an American former... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jacob Green19

    Jacob Green


    BirthplacePasadena, Texas

    Jacob Carl Green (born January 21, 1957) is a former American football defensive end. He... more on Wikipedia


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  • Jake Cuenca20

    Jake Cuenca


    BirthplaceSan Jose, California, USA

    Juan Carlos Cuenca (born December 30, 1987) is an American-Filipino actor and model. He is of... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacob Underwood21

    Jacob Underwood


    BirthplaceEl Cajon, California

    Jacob Underwood is a musician, known for being in the group O-Town. 

  • Jake Eberts22

    Jake Eberts


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Jake Eberts, OC (July 10, 1941 – September 6, 2012) was a Canadian film producer, executive... more on Wikipedia
  • Jake Long23

    Jake Long


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Jake Edward Long (born May 9, 1985) is a former American football offensive tackle. He played... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jacob Vargas24

    Jacob Vargas


    BirthplaceMexico, Michoacán

    Jacob Vargas (born August 18, 1971) is a Mexican-American actor.

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  • Jake Locker25

    Jake Locker


    BirthplaceBellingham, Washington

    Jacob Cooper Locker (born June 15, 1988) is a former American football quarterback. He played... more on Wikipedia

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