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Who Is The Most Famous Jason In The World?

Updated November 19, 2020 1.4k votes 124 voters 76.5k views102 items

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How many celebrities named Jason can you think of? The famous Jasons below have many different professions, including notable actors named Jason, comedians named Jason, famous musicians named Jason, and even athletes named Jason.

Jason Bateman is certainly one of the most famous Jasons on this list. One of the famous actors called Jason, he began his career as a child actor appearing in Little House on the Prairie, Silver Spoons, and Teen Wolf Too. More recently he directs, produces, and stars in the Netflix hit, Ozark. Another American actor named Jason is Jason Alexander of Seinfeld

Another of the famous people with the first name Jason is Jason Lee. He started his career as a professional skateboarder before making his feature film debut in Mallrats. He was also a hit on the small screen starring in My Name Is Earl from 2005 to 2009. There are also footballers called Jason on this list, such as Jason Witten. 

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  • 26
    1963-03-04
    10

    BirthplaceBattle Creek, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Curtis Newsted (born March 4, 1963) is an American metal musician, known for being the bass guitarist with the band Metallica from October 1986 until his sudden departure in January...  more

    #20 of 168 The Best Rock Bassists of All Time#25 of 100 The Best Musical Artists From Arizona

  • 27
    1969-07-17
    13

    BirthplaceWinton, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Jason Clarke (born 17 July 1969) is an Australian film and television actor. Clarke has appeared in many TV series, and is known for playing Tommy Caffee on the television series Brotherhood. He has...  more
  • 28
    1978-09-20
    11

    BirthplaceTrail, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Jason Raymond Bay (born September 20, 1978) is a Canadian-American former professional baseball left fielder. Bay played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres, Pittsburgh Pirates,...  more
  • 29
    1975-11-18
    11

    BirthplaceBelle, West Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Williams may refer to: SportspeopleJason Williams (American football) (born 1986), American football player Jason Williams (baseball) (born 1974), American baseball player Jason Williams...  more

    #138 of 289 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#12 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#26 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

  • 30
    1973-12-30
    16

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, USA, Minnesota

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Behr (born December 30, 1973) is an American film and television actor. He first starred in the American television series Roswell, for which he was twice nominated for a Saturn Award, followed...  more
  • 31
    1977-10-19
    16

    BirthplaceCanada, Montreal, Urban agglomeration of Montreal, Québec, Americas

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Jason Reitman ( ; born October 19, 1977) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and producer, best known for directing the films Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), Up in the Air (2009),...  more
  • 32
    1972-11-07
    9

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Paul London (born November 7, 1972) is an American actor, known for his roles as Randall "Pink" Floyd in director Richard Linklater's film Dazed and Confused (1993) and as Jesse in The Rage:...  more
  • 33
    13

    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Anthoney Richardson (born January 20, 1981) is an American former professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Richardson was taken by the...  more
  • 34
    1991-07-05
    10

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Scott Dolley (born July 5, 1991) is an American actor and musician, known for his roles in Disney Channel shows and movies. These include Newton "Newt" Livingston III on Cory in the House,...  more
  • 35
    1978-12-02
    14

    BirthplaceNorthridge, Los Angeles, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Paul Collins (born December 2, 1978) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 13 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A center, Collins played college...  more

    #3 of 27 The Greatest Gay Icons in Sports#229 of 231 The Best NBA Players From California#72 of 94 The Greatest Brooklyn Nets of All Time

  • 36
    1966-09-25
    14

    BirthplacePutney, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Jason Iain Flemyng (born 25 September 1966) is an English actor. Flemyng is known for his film work, which has included roles in British films such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and...  more
  • 37
    1989-08-09
    14

    BirthplaceRidgewood, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Alias Heyward (born August 9, 1989), nicknamed "J-Hey" is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). Originally the Atlanta Braves'...  more
  • 38
    1970-06-17
    11

    BirthplaceSpokane, Washington

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Hanson (born June 17, 1970) is an American retired football player who was a placekicker that spent his entire 21-year career with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). After...  more
  • 39
    1965-01-21
    7

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason William Mizell (January 21, 1965 – October 30, 2002), better known by his stage name Jam Master Jay, was an American musician and DJ. He was the DJ of the influential hip hop group Run-D.M.C....  more

    #376 of 525 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song?#16 of 43 The Greatest Rappers Who Are Already Dead#81 of 152 The Greatest Musicians Who Died Before 40

  • 40
    1972-08-06
    7

    BirthplaceSandycove, Republic of Ireland

    NationalityRepublic of Ireland

    Jason O'Mara (born August 6, 1972) is an Irish-American actor. He has starred in the American television network dramas In Justice, Life on Mars, Terra Nova, Vegas, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. O'Mara...  more

    #31 of 48 The Best Irish Actors Working Today#7 of 21 The Best Actors Who Played Batman, Ranked

  • 41

    BirthplaceDeerfield Beach, Florida

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Andrew Pierre-Paul (born January 1, 1989), nicknamed "JPP", is an American football outside linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college...  more

    #46 of 96 The Greatest Defensive Ends of All Time#185 of 432 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History#23 of 149 The Best New York Giants of All Time

  • 42
    1971-06-25
    10

    BirthplaceNewport Beach, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Lewis (born June 25, 1971) is an American actor and former fashion model. He is known for his role as Jerry "Smith" Jerrod on the HBO series Sex and the City....  more
  • 43
    1983-06-13
    9

    BirthplaceMississauga, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Jason Rocco Anthony Spezza (born June 13, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played in the NHL with the...  more
  • 44
    1977-09-15
    9

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Eugene Terry (born September 15, 1977) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays at both guard...  more
  • 45
    1969-07-22
    10

    BirthplaceRichmond, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Eli Becker (born July 22, 1969) is an American musician, songwriter and composer. At the age of 16, he became part of the Shrapnel Records-produced duo Cacophony with his friend Marty Friedman....  more

    #247 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#43 of 211 The Best Metal Guitarists and Guitar Teams#227 of 645 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

  • 46
    1982-01-22
    10

    BirthplaceQueen City, Texas

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Raynard Peters (born January 22, 1982) is an American football offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an...  more

    #315 of 1,341 The Best Football Players Ever#12 of 24 The Oldest Active Players In The NFL Right Now#27 of 69 The Best NFL Players From Texas

  • 47

    BirthplaceVirginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Winston George (born February 9, 1972) is an American actor and model. He is best known for his roles as Michael Bourne on the NBC daytime soap opera Sunset Beach, as J.T. Hunter on the UPN...  more
  • 48
    1974-06-26
    6

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    Jason Daniel Kendall (born June 26, 1974) is an American former professional baseball catcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1996 through 2010 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland...  more
  • 49
    1981-05-26
    6

    BirthplaceSalford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    Jason John Manford (born 26 May 1981) is an English comedian, television presenter and radio presenter. He was a team captain on the Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats from 2007 until 2010, and...  more
  • 50
    1972-04-11
    6

    BirthplaceRochester, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Andrew Varitek (; born April 11, 1972), nicknamed Tek, is a retired American baseball catcher. After being traded as a minor league prospect by the Seattle Mariners, Varitek played his entire...  more

    #26 of 146 The Best Boston Red Sox Of All Time#34 of 149 The Greatest Catchers of All Time#2 of 24 The Best Red Sox Catchers of All Time

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