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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
age 77
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
Jesse Eisenberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
age 35
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
age 67
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
age 38
Jesse Jane is the stage name of an American movie actress and model. She is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations over her career in the industry including induction into the AVN and ...more
Jesse James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
age 49
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 show Monster Garage, on the Discovery ...more
Jesse McCartney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
age 31
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
age 37
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
age 37
Jesse Eden Metcalfe is an American actor. Metcalfe is known for his portrayal of John Rowland on Desperate Housewives. He starred as Christopher Ewing in the TNT continuation of Dallas, based on ...more
Jesse Owens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Dec. at 67 (1913-1980)
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
age 43
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
age 40
Jesse Spencer is a voice actor.
Jesse Orosco is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
age 61
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
age 31
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
age 53
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
age 29
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
Jesse Helms is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
Dec. at 87 (1921-2008)
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
Dec. at 85 (1868-1953)
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
age 50
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
age 59
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
age 37
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
age 39
Jesse Bradford is an American actor.
Jesse Hughes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
age 46
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
age 57
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 Lee Soffer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
age 34
Jesse Lee Soffer (born April 23, 1984) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Will Munson on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns for which he received three Emmy nominations. Since ...more
Jesse Chavez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jesse
age 35
Jesse David Chavez is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. He bats and throws right-handed.