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Who Is The Most Famous Jerome On This List?

Updated February 17, 2021 486 votes 27 voters 6.9k views58 items

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

Jerome Bettis is certainly one of the most famous Jeromes on this list. One of the famous football players named Jerome, he was a running back with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is a six-time Pro Bowl player and Super Bowl champion.

Another of the famous people with the first name Jerome is Jerome Louis "J.J." Jackson. He is best known for his hit “But It's Alright.” “Come See Me” and “Four Walls” are also among his popular songs. You may also recognize some actors named Jerome, such as Jerome Flynn, who famously played Bronn on Game of Thrones.

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    Jerome Bettis


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

    Jerome Abram Bettis Sr. (born February 16, 1972), nicknamed The Bus, is a former American football halfback who played for the Los Angeles Rams/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers of the National...  more
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    Jerome Flynn


    BirthplaceBromley, England

    Jerome Patrick Flynn (born 16 March 1963) is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his roles as Paddy Garvey of the King's Fusiliers in the ITV series Soldier Soldier, Fireman Kenny...  more

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  • 3

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Jerome Louis Jackson (born November 8, 1942, Bronx, New York) known as J.J. Jackson, is an American soul/R&B singer, songwriter, and arranger. His singing style is as a belter. Jackson best known...  more
  • 4

    Jerome Robbins


    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918 – July 29, 1998) was an American choreographer, director, dancer, and theater producer who worked in classical ballet, on stage, film, and television. Among his...  more

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    Jerome Kern


    BirthplaceSutton Place, New York City, New York

    Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music. One of the most important American theatre composers of the early 20th...  more
  • 6

    Jerome Dillon


    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

    Jerome Dillon is a professional musician, best known for his tenure as drummer with industrial rock group Nine Inch Nails from 1999–2005. After his departure, his own project, Nearly, released its...  more
  • 7

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Jerome Richardson (December 25, 1920 – June 23, 2000) was an American jazz musician, tenor saxophonist, and flute player, who also played soprano sax, alto sax, baritone sax, clarinet, bass clarinet,...  more
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    Jerome Rose

    Jerome Rose (born 1938) is an American pianist....  more
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    Jerome Benton

    Jerome Benton (born September 19, 1962) is an American musical performer, backup dancer and comedic actor. He can be seen in music videos by Janet Jackson and Prince, but he is known for his...  more
  • 10

    Jerome Irving Rodale


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Jerome Irving Rodale (; August 16, 1898 – June 8, 1971) was a publisher, editor, author, playwright, and founder of Rodale, Inc. Rodale was an early advocate of sustainable agriculture and organic...  more
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    Jerome Willis


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Jerome Barry Willis (23 October 1928 – 11 January 2014) was a prominent British stage and screen actor with more than 100 screen credits to his name.Willis had a leading role in the ITV drama series...  more
  • 12

    Jerome Apt


    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts

    Jerome "Jay" Apt III, Ph.D. (born April 28, 1949 in Massachusetts) is an American astronaut and professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Before he became an astronaut, Apt was a physicist who worked...  more
  • 13

    Jérôme Savary


    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Jérôme Savary (27 June 1942 – 4 March 2013) was an Argentinian-French theater director and actor. His work has democratized and widened the appeal of musical theater in France, drawing together and...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceApeldoorn, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Jérôme Reehuis is an actor....  more
  • 15

    BirthplaceWest Berlin

    Jérôme Agyenim Boateng (German pronunciation: [ʒeˈʁoːm bo.aˈtɛŋ]; born 3 September 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays as a defender for Bayern Munich and the Germany national...  more

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  • 16

    BirthplacePasay, Philippines

    Jerome Fontamillas (born June 20, 1967) is an American musician. Fontamillas has played in several bands, notably with industrial rock band Mortal and alternative rock band Fold Zandura, with...  more
  • 17

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Jerome Lowenthal (born February 11, 1932) is an American classical pianist. He is chair of the piano department at the Juilliard School in New York. Additionally, Lowenthal is on the faculty at Music...  more
  • 18

    Jerome Kersey


    BirthplaceClarksville, Virginia

    Jerome Kersey (June 26, 1962 – February 18, 2015) was an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the Portland Trail Blazers (1984–1995),...  more
  • 19

    Jerome Harrison


    BirthplaceKalamazoo, Michigan

    Jerome Harrison (born February 26, 1983) is a former American football running back who played six seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Washington State...  more
  • 20

    Jérôme Le Banner


    BirthplaceLe Havre, France

    Jérôme Philippe Le Banner (French pronunciation: ​[ʒeʁom filip lə banɛʁ]; born December 26, 1972) is a French kickboxer. Le Banner fought for most of his career in K-1 and became known for his...  more
  • 21

    Jerome Barkum


    BirthplaceGulfport, Mississippi

    Jerome Barkum (born July 18, 1950) is a former wide receiver and tight end in the National Football League. He played 12 years with New York Jets. He was drafted by the Jets out of Jackson State...  more
  • 22

    Jerome Woods


    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee

    Jerome Harlan Woods (born March 17, 1973) is a retired American football safety who played his entire ten-year career with the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL).With Kansas...  more
  • 23

    Jerome Mathis



    Jerome Alvon Mathis (born July 26, 1983 ) is a former American and Canadian football wide receiver and kick returner who played in both the National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian Football...  more
  • 24

    Jerome Travers


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Jerome Dunstan "Jerry" Travers (May 19, 1887 – March 29, 1951) was one of the leading amateur golfers of the early 20th century. He won the U.S. Amateur in 1907, 1908, 1912 and 1913, the New Jersey...  more
  • 25

    Jerome Sinclair


    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    Jerome Terence Sinclair is an English footballer who plays for Wigan Athletic on loan from Liverpool as a striker. He is the youngest ever player to have played for the club, making his senior debut...  more
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