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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 35
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
Jake Roberts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 63
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
age 97
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
age 27
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
age 24
Jake Austin Szymanski (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Jake T. Austin, is an American actor. Best known for his role as Max Russo on the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly ...more
Jake Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 29
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
age 30
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
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) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 31
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
age 27
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
age 62
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
age 41
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
age 40
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
age 70
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
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) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jacob or Jake
age 37
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
age 82
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
age 44
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
age 31
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
age 28
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
age 62
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
age 40
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
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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
age 49
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
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