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List of famous people named Jacob, along with photos. How many celebrities named Jake can you think of? The famous Jacobs below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jake, athletes named Jacob, and even political figures named Jake. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jacob? Add them to the list.

Jake "Jacob" Gyllenhaal is one of the most recognizable names in Hollywood. With roles in films like Donnie Darko, The Zodiac, Jarhead and Brokeback Mountain, he's definitely a pretty talented actor. Brokeback Mountain, alone, earned him 16 wins/nominations. Jake "Jacob" Locker was a quarterback for the University of Washington. He did so well, he was drafted to the Tennessee Titans. In 2015, he announced his retirement. Short lived career, but still a memorable one.

Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Gyllenhaal Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at the age of ten. Following his ...more

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Jake Roberts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Roberts Aurelian Smith Jr. is a semi-retired American professional wrestler, and the son of former wrestler Aurelian "Grizzly" Smith. He is best known by his ring name of Jake "The ...more

Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake LaMotta Giacobbe "Jake" LaMotta, nicknamed "The Bronx Bull" and "The Raging Bull," is an American retired professional boxer and former World Middleweight Champion. He was ...more

Jake Locker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Locker Jacob Cooper "Jake" Locker 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

Jake T. Austin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake T. Austin 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 Artist Award nominee, best known for his role as Max Russo, the youngest ...more

Jake Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Lloyd Jake Matthew Lloyd is an American former actor who gained worldwide fame when he was chosen by George Lucas to play the young Anakin Skywalker in the 1999 film Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom ...more

Jake Long is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Long Jake Edward Long is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He starred at Lapeer East High School in football, basketball and baseball. Long played college football ...more

Jake Peavy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Peavy Jacob Edward "Jake" Peavy is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. He has also played in MLB for the San Diego Padres, ...more

Jake Cuenca is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Cuenca Juan Carlos "Jake" Leveriza Cuenca is of Filipino-Spanish descent. He was born in San Jose, California but was raised in Manila, Philippines. He is an actor and model of dual American ...more

Jake Matthews is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Matthews Jacob "Jake" Matthews is an American football offensive tackle for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Falcons sixth overall in the 2014 NFL ...more

Jake E. Lee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake E. Lee Jake E. Lee is an American guitarist, who played in the Ozzy Osbourne band during the mid-1980s, and later in Badlands with Ray Gillen. He formed the band Red Dragon Cartel in 2013. Their ...more

Jake Pavelka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Pavelka Jacob Lynn "Jake" Pavelka is an American pilot who appeared on six reality TV programs, most notably The Bachelor.

Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Delhomme Jake Christopher Delhomme is a former American football quarterback. Delhomme played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette before being signed by the New Orleans Saints as ...more

Jake Scott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Scott Jacob E. Scott, III is a former American football free safety and punt returner who played from 1970 to 1978 for the Miami Dolphins and Washington Redskins of the National Football League. Scott ...more

Jacob deGrom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob deGrom Jacob Anthony deGrom is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He made his MLB debut with the Mets on May 15, 2014. DeGrom was named the ...more

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Jake Owen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Owen Joshua Ryan "Jake" Owen is an American country music artist. Signed to RCA Nashville in 2006, he released his debut album Startin' with Me that year. This album produced three singles, ...more

Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Ro... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild Nathaniel Charles Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild Bt, OM, GBE, FBA is a British investment banker and a member of the prominent Rothschild banking family. He is also Honorary President of ...more

Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Plummer Jason Steven "Jake" Plummer is a former professional football player, a quarterback for ten seasons in the National Football League. He was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the ...more

Jake Abel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Abel Jacob Allen "Jake" Abel is an American model and actor who is known for playing Adam Milligan in the CW series Supernatural, Luke Castellan in the film adaptation of Percy Jackson ...more

Jake Gardiner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Gardiner Jake William Gardiner is an American professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League.

Jacob Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Green Jacob Carl Green 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 and was a then ...more

Jake Shields is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Shields Jake Sequoyah Shields is an American male mixed martial artist, currently fighting in the welterweight division for the World Series of Fighting. He was the last Rumble on the Rock Welterweight ...more

Jake Beckley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Beckley Jacob Peter Beckley, nicknamed "Eagle Eye", was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century. He played for several major league teams between 1888 and 1907. He was ...more

Jake Tapper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Tapper Jacob Paul Tapper is an American journalist and author. As of 2013, he is the Chief Washington Correspondent and anchor of the CNN weekday television news show The Lead with Jake Tapper. Prior ...more

Jake Arrieta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Arrieta Jacob Joseph Arrieta is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Baltimore Orioles.

Jake Wood is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Wood Jake Dylan Wood is a British actor, best known in his native United Kingdom for playing Max Branning in long-running BBC soap opera EastEnders and in the United States as the voice of the GEICO

Jake Bugg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Bugg Jake Bugg is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. His self-titled debut album, largely co-written with songwriter Iain Archer, was released in October 2012 and reached number one on the ...more

Jake Short is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Short Jake Short is an American teen actor, best known for his role as Fletcher Quimby in Disney Channel's comedy series A.N.T. Farm, along with China Anne McClain and Sierra McCormick. He also ...more

Jake Shimabukuro is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Shimabukuro Jake Shimabukuro is a ukulele virtuoso and composer known for his fast and complex finger work. His music combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco. ...more

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Jake Garn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Garn Edwin Jacob "Jake" Garn is an American politician, a member of the Republican Party, and served as a U.S. Senator representing Utah from 1974 to 1993. Garn became the first sitting ...more

Jake Busey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Busey William Jacob "Jake" Busey is an American actor, musician and film producer. He is sometimes credited as "Jacob Busey" or "William Busey". He is the son of actor

Jacob Vargas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Vargas Jacob Vargas is a Mexican born American actor.

Jacob K. Javits is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob K. Javits Jacob Koppel "Jake" Javits was a Republican Party politician who served as a United States Senator from New York from 1957 to 1981. He was one of the most liberal of liberal ...more

Jake Johannsen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Johannsen Jake Johannsen is an American comedian. Johannsen attended Iowa State University in the early 1980s, originally majoring in veterinary medicine, and then later changing to chemical engineering. ...more

Jake Ellenberger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Ellenberger Jacob Steven "Jake" Ellenberger is an American mixed martial artist and former United States Marine. Ellenberger is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, fighting ...more

Jake Reed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Reed Willie "Jake" Reed is a former professional American football player who played for 12 seasons in the National Football League as a wide receiver from 1991 to 2002 for the Minnesota ...more

Jake McDorman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake McDorman John Allen "Jake" McDorman IV is an American actor, best known for his role as Evan Chambers in the ABC Family teen drama series Greek. He also starred in the NBC short-lived sitcom ...more

Jacob Wetterling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Wetterling Jacob Erwin Wetterling is a boy from St. Joseph, Minnesota, who was kidnapped from his hometown at the age of 11 on Sunday, October 22, 1989. His whereabouts are unknown.

Jacob Israël de Haan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Israël de Haan Jacob Israël de Haan was a Dutch Jewish literary writer and journalist who was assassinated in Jerusalem by the Jewish paramilitary organization Haganah for his anti-Zionist political ...more

Jacob Anderson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Anderson Jacob Anderson, also known by his stage name Raleigh Ritchie, is a British actor and singer best known for appearing in the television series Game of Thrones as Grey Worm.

Jacob Schiff is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Schiff Jacob Henry Schiff was an American banker, businessman, and philanthropist. He helped finance, among many other things, the Japanese military efforts against Tsarist Russia in the Russo-Japanese ...more

Jacob Neusner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Neusner Jacob Neusner is an American academic scholar of Judaism. He is often celebrated as one of the most published authors in history, having written or edited more than 950 books.

Jake Daubert is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Daubert Jacob Ellsworth Daubert was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Brooklyn Superbas and Cincinnati Reds. His career lasted from 1910 until his death in 1924. ...more

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Jacob Hester is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Hester Jacob Troy Hester is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round of the 2008 NFL ...more

Jacob Riis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Riis Jacob August Riis was a Danish American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer. He is known for using his photographic and journalistic talents to ...more

Jake McGee is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake McGee Jacob Daniel McGee, is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays. He attended Edward C. Reed High School in Sparks, Nevada. McGee is 6'3" tall and weighs 230 pounds. McGee was ...more

Jake Ballard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Ballard Jacob Owen Ballard is a former football tight end who played in the NFL for the New York Giants, New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals. He played college football at Ohio State and was ...more

Jake Miller is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Miller Jacob 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 ...more

Jacob Bronowski is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Bronowski Jacob Bronowski was a Polish-Jewish British mathematician, biologist, historian of science, theatre author, poet and inventor. He is best remembered as the presenter and writer of the 1973 BBC ...more

Jake Arnott is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Arnott Jake Arnott is a British novelist, author of The Long Firm and four other novels. In 2005 Arnott was ranked one of Britain's 100 most influential gay and lesbian people; Since 2005 he has been ...more