List of famous people named Jessie, along with photos. How many celebrities named Jessie can you think of? The famous Jessies below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jessie, athletes named Jessie, and even political figures named Jessie. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jessie? Add them to the list.Rick Springfield made Jessie a household name with his 80's megahit "Jessie's Girl." These days, there are a lot of famous Jessies who are women, many of them singers like stars Jessie J and Jessie Ware and Jessie James. Famous men named Jessie include football players Redskin Falcon Armistead.