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If your name is Jesse, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Jesse, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Jesse can you think of? The famous Jesses below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jesse, athletes named Jesse, and even political figures named Jesse. The music industry is no stranger to the name Jesse, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Jesse are worth mentioning? This list includes Jesse Jackson, Jesse Eisenberg, Jesse Ventura and Jesse Jane. To read more about these notable people named Jesse, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Jackson Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. ...more

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Jesse Eisenberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Eisenberg Jesse Adam Eisenberg is an American actor, playwright and humorist. He made his debut role with the comedy-drama television series Get Real. After his first leading role in the comedy-drama film ...more

Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Ventura James George Janos, better known by his stage name, Jesse Ventura, is an American former professional wrestler, color commentator, actor, author, TV host, podcaster, naval veteran, conspiracy ...more

Jesse Jane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Jane Jesse Jane is the stage name of an American pornographic actress and model. She is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations over her career in the adult industry including induction into ...more

Jesse James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse James Jesse Gregory James is an American television personality and former CEO of Austin, Texas-based Austin Speed Shop. James was the host of the reality TV shows Jesse James is a Dead Man on Spike ...more

Jesse McCartney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse McCartney Jesse McCartney is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. McCartney achieved fame in the late 1990s on the daytime drama All My Children as JR Chandler. He later joined boy band Dream ...more

Jesse Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Williams Jesse Wesley Williams is an American actor, model, and activist, best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series Grey's Anatomy. He also appears in the hit 2013 film ...more

Jesse Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Metcalfe Jesse Eden Metcalfe is an American actor. Metcalfe is known for his portrayal of John Rowland on Desperate Housewives. Metcalfe has also had notable roles on Passions and in John Tucker Must ...more

Jesse Owens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Owens James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens was an American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist. Owens specialized in the sprints and the long jump and was recognized in his ...more

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an American actor best known for portraying Mitchell Pritchett on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, which has earned him five nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for ...more

Jesse Spencer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Spencer Jesse Spencer is a voice actor.

Jesse Orosco is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Orosco Jesse Russell Orosco is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who holds the major league record for career pitching appearances. He pitched most notably for the New York Mets in the ...more

Jesse Joensuu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Joensuu Jesse Joensuu is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for SC Bern in the National League A.

Jesse Jackson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Jackson, Jr. Jesse Louis Jackson, Jr. is a former Democratic American Congressman who represented Illinois's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 until his ...more

Jesse Mogg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Mogg Jesse Mogg is an Australian rugby union player who plays for the Brumbies in Super Rugby at full-back. Mogg in 2006 represented the Australia A Schools rugby union side, and hails from for St ...more

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Jesse Helms is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Helms Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr. was an American politician and leader of the conservative movement. He was elected five times as a Republican to the United States Senate from North Carolina. As ...more

Jesse Burkett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Burkett Jesse Cail Burkett, nicknamed "Crab", was a left fielder in Major League Baseball from 1890 to 1905. He batted over .400 twice. After his playing career, Burkett managed in the minor ...more

Jesse L. Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse L. Martin Jesse L. Martin is an American actor and singer. He originated the role of Tom Collins on Broadway in Rent and his role as NYPD Detective Ed Green on Law & Order from 1999 to 2008. Martin ...more

Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Barfield Jesse Lee Barfield is a former Major League Baseball right fielder. He batted and threw right-handed. Barfield is considered to have had "by far the best outfield arm of the 1980s". He ...more

Jesse Crain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Crain Jesse Alan Crain is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago White Sox organization. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins and the White Sox.

Jesse Bradford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Bradford Jesse Bradford is an American actor.

Jesse Hughes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Hughes Jesse "The Devil" Hughes is an American musician from Greenville, South Carolina. He is known as the frontman of the California-based rock band, Eagles of Death Metal. He cites Little ...more

Jesse Sapolu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Sapolu Manase Jesse Sapolu is a former football player in the National Football League. Sapolu played both center and offensive guard, and spent his entire career in a San Francisco 49ers uniform. ...more

Jesse Soffer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Soffer Jesse Lee Soffer is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Will Munson on As the World Turns for which he received three Emmy nominations. He currently stars in the Chicago Fire ...more

Jesse Chavez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Chavez Jesse David Chavez is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. He bats and throws right-handed.

Jesse Tannehill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Tannehill Jesse Niles Tannehill was a dead-ball era left-handed pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Highlanders, Boston Red Sox, and the Washington Senators. Tannehill was among ...more

Jesse L. Lasky is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse L. Lasky Jesse Louis Lasky was an American pioneer motion picture producer. He was a key founder of Paramount Pictures with Adolph Zukor, and father of screenwriter Jesse L. Lasky, Jr.

Jesse Capelli is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Capelli Jesse Capelli is a Canadian adult model and a pornographic actress. She self-identifies as bisexual. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and described herself as a "real ...more

Jesse Plemons is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Plemons Jesse Plemons is an American actor. He is best known for playing Landry Clarke in Friday Night Lights and Todd Alquist in the final season of Breaking Bad.

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Jesse James Leija is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse James Leija James Leija, is a retired professional boxer from Texas.

Jesse Winchester is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Winchester James Ridout "Jesse" Winchester was an American musician and songwriter who was born and raised in the southern United States. Opposed to the Vietnam War, he moved to Canada in 1967, ...more

Jesse Palmer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Palmer Jesse James Palmer is a Canadian sports commentator and former college and professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League for four seasons in the early 2000s. ...more

Jesse Belvin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Belvin Jesse Lorenzo Belvin was an American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter popular in the 1950s, whose success was cut short by his death in a car crash aged 27.

Jesse Ed Davis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Ed Davis Jesse Edwin Davis was a Native American guitarist. He was well regarded as a session artist. His death in 1988 was attributed to a drug overdose.

Jesse Camp is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Camp Jesse Camp was the winner of the first Wanna Be a VJ contest on MTV beating over 5000 other contestants including Dave Holmes for a VJ job on the network. During his year and a half on MTV, Camp ...more

Jesse Sykes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Sykes Jesse Sykes is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her band Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, which was formed in 1999 with Phil Wandscher.

Jesse Johnson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Johnson Jesse Woods Johnson is a musician best known as the guitarist in the original lineup of The Time. Johnson moved to St. Louis at the age of nine and was raised by foster parents after his parents ...more

Jesse Hartman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Hartman Jesse Hartman is an American musician, film maker and actor, living in New York's East Village. As a teenager, Hartman played both guitar and keyboards on a tour of Japan with Richard Hell & ...more

Jesse W. Reno is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse W. Reno Jesse Wilford Reno invented the first working escalator in 1891 used at the Old Iron Pier, Coney Island, New York City. His invention was referred to as the "inclined elevator." An ...more

Jesse Liberty is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Jesse

Jesse Colburn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Colburn Jesse Colburn is an accomplished guitarist. He played guitar for Closet Monster until their final show on 8 December 2005 and he also previously played in Avril Lavigne's band from 2002 to

Jesse Garcia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Garcia Jesse Garcia is an American actor. Garcia starred in the award-winning film Quinceañera, written and directed by Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer with executive producer Todd Haynes, ...more

Jesse Borrego is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Borrego Jesse Borrego is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Cruz Candelaria in Blood in, Blood out, Jesse V. Valesquez in Fame, Gael Ortega in 24, and recently as George King in

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Jesse Santana is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Santana Jesse Santana, born May 8, 1986) is an American pornographic actor who has appeared in gay pornography; both in pornographic films and online at commercial amateur porn websites. Born in Texas, ...more

Jesse Haines is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Haines Jesse Joseph Haines, nicknamed "Pop", was a right-handed pitcher in for the Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. After a lengthy stint in minor league ...more

Jesse Williams is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Williams Jesse Daniel Williams is an American high jumper and the 2011 World Champion. He was ranked the #2 jumper in the world, outdoors, in 2010. He has jumped 53 centimeters above his height, a ...more

Jesse Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Carmichael Jesse Royal Carmichael is the keyboardist, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist in the American pop rock band Maroon 5. He is also known for his solo project, which is called 1863.

Jesse Fell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Fell Jesse Fell was an early political leader in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was the first to successfully burn anthracite on an open air grate. His method and 'discovery' in 1808 led to the ...more

Jesse Duplantis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Duplantis Jesse Duplantis is an Evangelical Charismatic Christian minister based in New Orleans, Louisiana, US, and the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries.

Jesse Saunders is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Jesse Saunders Jesse Saunders is a DJ, record producer, film producer, remix artist, promoter and entrepreneur. He is one of the pioneers of house music, often cited as "the originator of House ...more