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

There are plenty of comedians named Jay that'll tickle your funny bone. Jay Mohr and Jay Pharaoh are actors, stand up comedians and past cast members from Saturday Night Live. And of course, one of the greatest comedians and talk shows hosts of all time, Jay Leno must be mentioned as well. 

We've got some athletic Jays on this list. Jay Bruce, right fielder of the Cincinnati Reds, and Jay Cutler grace this list.
Jay Leno is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Television presenter, Television producer, Screenwriter
James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, voice actor and television host. Leno was the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to ...more
Jay Cutler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Athlete, American football player
Jay Christopher Cutler is an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft. ...more
Jay Baruchel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Jonathan Adam Saunders "Jay" Baruchel is a Canadian actor and comedian. He plays Josh Greenberg, the main character, in the FXX comedy television series Man Seeking Woman, and played ...more
Jay Mohr is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Jay Ferguson Cox Mohr is an American actor, stand-up comedian and radio host. He is known for his role as Professor Rick Payne in the TV series Ghost Whisperer, the title role in the CBS sitcom ...more
Jay Bruce is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Baseball player
Jay Allen Bruce is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. He has been named an All-Star twice during his career.
Jay Park is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper
Jay Park is an American singer, dancer, rapper, music producer, songwriter, model, choreographer, entrepreneur, and actor. He is a member of the Seattle-based b-boy crew, Art of Movement. As ...more
Jay Bunyan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Film Producer, Actor
Jay Ryan is an actor
Jay Pharoah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Comedian, Actor, Impressionist
Jared Antonio Farrow, better known by his stage name Jay Pharoah, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, rapper, and voice actor. He joined the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live ...more
Jay Chou is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician
Jay Chou is a Taiwanese singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. In 2000, Chou released his debut album, titled Jay, under the record company Alfa Music. Since then his music has gained ...more
Jay Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Politician
John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV is a former United States Senator from West Virginia, serving from 1985 to 2015. He was first elected to the Senate in 1984, while in office as ...more
Jay Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Actor
Javier Manuel "Jay" Hernandez, Jr. is an American actor.
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Baseball player
Jay Campbell Buhner, nicknamed "Bone", is a former Major League Baseball right fielder. He was among the most recognizable players of his day, noted for his shaved head, thick goatee, ...more
Jay Sean is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Record producer, Rapper, Singer-songwriter
Kamaljit Singh Jhooti, better known by his stage name Jay Sean, is a British singer-songwriter and rapper. He debuted in the UK's Asian Underground scene as a member of the Rishi Rich Project ...more
Jay Bouwmeester is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete
Jay Daniel Bouwmeester is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. He was a first round selection, third overall, of the ...more
Jay Chandrasekhar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Television director, Comedian, Film Producer
Jayanth Jambulingam "Jay" Chandrasekhar is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director best known for his work with the sketch comedy group Broken Lizard and for directing and ...more
Jay Lethal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Wrestler
Jamar "Jay" Shipman better known by his ring name Jay Lethal, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to Ring of Honor, where he is in his second reign as the ROH World ...more
Jay Rock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Record producer, Rapper, Actor
Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr, better known by his stage name Jay Rock, is an American rapper from Watts, Los Angeles, California. Jay Rock grew up in Watts, known for its low income, as well as its ...more
Jay Bell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Baseball player
Jay Stuart Bell is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and second baseman who played for the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals, Arizona Diamondbacks and New York ...more
Jay Bilas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Commentator, Announcer, Lawyer
Jay Scot Bilas is an American college basketball analyst for ESPN, a former NCAA Tournament Announcer with CBS Sports, as well as former college basketball player. He is also a practicing
Jay Novacek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Actor, American football player
Jay McKinley Novacek is a former American football tight end in the National Football League who played for the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals and the Dallas Cowboys. Novacek was a five-time Pro ...more
Jay Manuel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Art Director, Model, Photographer
Jay Manuel is a Canadian American make-up artist. He is most recognizable as the director of photo shoots on the popular reality television show America's Next Top Model. Manuel is also the host ...more
Jay Reatard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Songwriter, Musician
Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., better known by the stage name Jay Reatard, was an American musician from Memphis, Tennessee. Lindsey was signed to Matador Records. He released recordings as a solo ...more
Jay Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Basketball player
Jason David 'Jay' Williams is an American former basketball player. He played college basketball for the Duke University Blue Devils and professionally for the Chicago Bulls in the NBA. He last ...more
Jay Carney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Spokesperson, Journalist
James "Jay" Carney was the 29th White House Press Secretary. He was the second person to serve in the position during the presidency of Barack Obama, having replaced Robert Gibbs. ...more
Jay O. Sanders is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jay
Actor, Voice acting
Jay Olcutt Sanders is an American character actor known for his work in theatre, film, and TV. He frequently appears in work at The Public Theatre in New York City.