How many celebrities named Jesse can you think of? The famous Jesses below have many different professions, including notable actors named Jesse, singers named Jesse, famous athletes named Jesse, and even musicians named Jesse.
Jesse Jackson is certainly one of the most famous Jesses on this list. One of the famous civil rights activists named Jesse, he worked with Martin Luther King Jr. and participated in the Selma to Montgomery marches. He founded Operation PUSH in 1971.
Another of the famous people with the first name Jesse is Jesse Eisenberg. He is an actor who appeared in such films as Adventureland, To Rome with Love, and Zombieland. He received an Academy Award nomination for playing Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. There are both male and female Jesses on this list.
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- 30Jesse Eisenberg (born October 5, 1983) is an American actor, author, and playwright. He made... more
- 24Jesse Eden Metcalfe (born December 9, 1978) is an American actor and musician. Metcalfe is... more
- 22Jesse Tyler Ferguson (born October 22, 1975) is an American actor. He is best known for... more
- 21Jesse Lon Plemons (born April 2, 1988) is an American actor and comedian. Beginning his career... more
- 22Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. (né Burns; born October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist,... more
- 17Jesse McCartney (born April 9, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He achieved... more
- 20Jesse Gordon Spencer (born 12 February 1979) is an Australian actor and musician. He is best... more
- 14Jesse Wesley Williams (born August 5, 1981) is an American actor, director, producer and... more
- 17Jesse Ventura (born James George Janos; July 15, 1951) is an American media personality,... more
- 15Jesse Gregory James (born April 19, 1969) is an American television personality and former CEO... more
- 12Jesse Everett Hughes (born September 24, 1972) is an American singer, songwriter, and... more
- 12James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and... more
- 15Jesse Bradford (born May 28, 1979) is an American actor. He began his career as a child actor... more
- 10Jesse Joensuu (born October 5, 1987) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward who... more
- 10Jesse Russell Orosco (born April 21, 1957) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball... more
- 15Jesse Alexander Helms Jr. (October 18, 1921 – July 4, 2008) was an American politician and a... more
- 15Jesse Louis Jackson Jr. (born March 11, 1965) is a former American politician who served as a... more
- 12Jesse Cail Burkett (December 4, 1868 – May 27, 1953), nicknamed "Crab", was an American... more
- 12Jesse Lamont Martin (né Watkins; January 18, 1969) is an American actor and singer. He is best... more
- 10Jesse Lee Barfield (born October 29, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball right fielder. He... more
- 14Jesse Mogg is an Australian rugby union player who plays for the Brumbies in Super Rugby at... more
- 8Jesse Alan Crain (born July 5, 1981) is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher. He... more
- 8Manase Jesse Sapolu (born March 10, 1961) is a former football player in the National Football... more
- 7Jesse Lee Soffer (born April 23, 1984) is an American actor. He is known for portraying Will... more
- 10James Leija (born July 8, 1966), best known as Jesse James Leija, is an American former... more