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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
age 38
Jacob 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 ...more

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Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 94
Giacobbe "Jake" LaMotta (July 10, 1922 – September 19, 2017) was an American professional boxer, world middleweight champion, and stand-up comedian. Nicknamed "The Bronx ...more

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Jake Locker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 27
Jacob 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 ...more
Jake T. Austin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 24
Jake 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

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Jake Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 29
Jake 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, ...more

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Jake Long is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 30
Jake 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

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Jake Peavy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 37
Jacob 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 ...more
Jake Cuenca is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Cuenca age 31
Juan 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
Jake Matthews is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 27
Jake Matthews may refer to: Jake Matthews (fighter) (born 1994), Australian mixed martial artist Jake Matthews (American football) (born 1992), American football offensive tackle
Jake E. Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake E. Lee age 62
Jake E Lee (born Jakey Lou Williams, February 15, 1957) is an American guitarist signed to Frontiers Records. He is best known for playing with Ozzy Osbourne between 1982-1987 and later in ...more

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Jake Pavelka is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 41
Jacob Lynn "Jake" Pavelka (born January 27, 1978) is an American pilot who appeared on six reality TV programs, most notably The Bachelor.

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Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 44
Jake Christopher Delhomme (; born January 10, 1975) is a former American football quarterback who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL). Delhomme played college football at ...more

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Jake Scott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Scott age 70
Jacob E. "Jake" Scott III (born July 20, 1945) is a former American football free safety and punt returner who played from 1970 to 1978 for the Miami Dolphins and Washington Redskins ...more
Jacob deGrom is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob deGrom age 30
Jacob Anthony deGrom (born June 19, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prior to playing professionally, deGrom attended ...more
Jake Owen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 37
Joshua Ryan Owen (born August 28, 1981), known professionally as Jake Owen, is an American country music singer and songwriter. Signed to RCA Nashville in 2006, he released his debut studio ...more
Jacob Rothschild, 4th Ba... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 82
Nathaniel Charles Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, OM, GBE, FRCA, Hon FKC, Hon FBA (born 29 April 1936) is a British investment banker and a member of the prominent Rothschild banking ...more
Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 41
Jason Steven "Jake" Plummer (born December 19, 1974) is a former professional American football player, a quarterback for ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was ...more

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Jake Abel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 31
Jacob 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 ...more
Jake Gardiner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 28
Jake William Gardiner (born July 4, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played with the Toronto Maple Leafs of ...more
Jacob Green is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jacob Green age 58
Jacob 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 ...more
Jake Shields is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 40
Jake Sequoyah Shields (born January 9, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist, currently fighting in the welterweight division for the PFL. He was the last Rumble on the Rock Welterweight ...more

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Jake Beckley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
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Jacob Peter Beckley (August 4, 1867 – June 25, 1918), nicknamed "Eagle Eye", was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball. He played for several major league teams between ...more
Jake Tapper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 49
Jacob 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 ...more

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Jake Arrieta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 32
Jacob Joseph Arrieta (born March 6, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Baltimore ...more
Jake Wood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
Jake Wood age 46
Jake Dylan Wood (born 12 July 1972) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Max Branning in EastEnders, as Rodney Trotter's assistant in Only Fools and Horses, and as Kill Crazy in Red ...more