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Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World? 

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Updated February 6, 2020 1.7k votes 153 voters 103k views 100 items

List Rules Vote up the Joe/Joey/Josephs you believe to be the most famous, regardless of whether or not you like them..

Some famous NFL quarterbacks named Joe include Joe Montana and Joe Namath. Of the famous Josephs, you’ll likely recognize The Dark Knight Rises and 500 Days of Summer star Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Joe Biden is another of the well-known famous men named Joe. He is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential bid. 

There are many famous athletes named Joe on this list of famous Joes. Joe DiMaggio, Joey Votto, and Joe Carter are just a few of the famous athletes named Joe who happen to play baseball. Meanwhile, Joe DeLamielleure, Joe Fortunato, and Joe Greene are some of the famous football players named Joe that you will see on this list. There are also actors named Joey, such as The Act’s Joey King. Joe Walsh and Joe Jonas are singers with the first name Joe. Other singers named Joe include Joey Fatone and Joey Ramone. 

Did we forget any famous people named Joey? Simply add them to the list below. Then vote up the famous Joeys that you believe to be the most popular and well-known. 

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Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Baseball player, Actor

Age: Dec. at 85 (1914-1999)

Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States of America

Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire ...more

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Joe Pesci is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Comedian, Musician, Actor

Age: 76

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Joseph Frank Pesci ( PESH-ee, Italian pronunciation: [ˈpeʃːi]; born February 9, 1943) is an American actor and singer who is known for portraying tough, volatile characters in a variety of ...more

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Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Coach, American football player

Age: 59

Birthplace: New Eagle, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Joseph Clifford Montana Jr. (born June 11, 1956), nicknamed "Joe Cool" and "the Comeback Kid", is an American former football quarterback who played in the National Football ...more

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Joe Rogan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Television presenter, Commentator, Announcer

Age: 51

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Joseph James Rogan (born August 11, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and former actor and television host. Rogan began a career in ...more

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Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 76

Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (; born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Biden also represented Delaware in ...more

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Theatrical producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer

Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur. As a child, Gordon-Levitt appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels ...more

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Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Actor, American football player

Age: 75

Birthplace: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Joseph William Namath (; born May 31, 1943), nicknamed Broadway Joe, is an American former football quarterback and actor. He played college football for the Alabama Crimson Tide under coach ...more

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Joe Jonas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor

Age: 29

Birthplace: Casa Grande, Arizona, United States of America

Joseph Adam Jonas (born August 15, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose to fame as a member of the pop rock band the Jonas Brothers, alongside his brothers Kevin and Nick. ...more

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Joey Fatone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Television presenter, Announcer, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Joseph Anthony Fatone Jr. (born January 28, 1977) is an American singer, dancer, actor, and television personality. He is best known as a member of the boyband NSYNC, in which he sang baritone. ...more

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Joey King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Model, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 19

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American actress. She gained recognition portraying Ramona Quimby in the family comedy film Ramona and Beezus (2010), an adaptation of Beverly Cleary's ...more

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Joey Ramone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: Dec. at 50 (1951-2001)

Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York City, New York, United States of America

Jeffrey Ross Hyman (May 19, 1951 – April 15, 2001), known professionally as Joey Ramone, was an American musician, singer-songwriter, and lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones. Joey ...more

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Joe Cocker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Musician, Actor, Composer

Age: 74

Birthplace: Sheffield, England

John Robert Cocker (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014), better known as Joe Cocker, was an English singer. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance, and distinctive ...more

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Joseph Stalin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Politician, Soldier

Age: Dec. at 75 (1878-1953)

Birthplace: Gori, Georgia

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (born Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili; 18 December [O.S. 6] 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from ...more

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Joe Manganiello is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Stunt Performer, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Joseph Michael Manganiello ( MANG-gə-NEL-oh; Italian: [maŋɡaˈnjɛllo], Neapolitan: [maŋɡaˈnjellə]; born December 28, 1976) is an American actor, director, and producer. His professional film ...more

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Joe Lo Truglio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: 48

Birthplace: Ozone Park, New York City, New York, United States of America

Joseph Lo Truglio (Italian: [lo ˈtruʎʎo]; born December 2, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. Best known for his role as Charles Boyle on the Fox/NBC sitcom Brooklyn ...more

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Joey Harrington is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
American football player

Age: 37

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

John Joseph Harrington Jr. (born October 21, 1978) is a former American football quarterback. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions third overall in the 2002 NFL Draft, where he played for most of ...more

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Joseph Fiennes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 48

Birthplace: Salisbury, United Kingdom

Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (; born 27 May 1970), known as Joseph Fiennes, is an English film and stage actor. He is known for his portrayals of William Shakespeare in Shakespeare ...more

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Joey Kramer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Joey Kramer Songwriter, Musician, Drummer

Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Joseph Michael Kramer (born June 21, 1950) is the American drummer for the hard rock band Aerosmith.

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Joe Mantegna is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 71

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Joseph Anthony Mantegna (, Italian pronunciation: [manˈteɲɲa]; born November 13, 1947) is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. Mantegna began his career on stage in 1969 with the ...more

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Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Actor, Professional Boxer

Age: Dec. at 67 (1944-2011)

Joseph William Frazier (January 12, 1944 – November 7, 2011), nicknamed "Smokin' Joe", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1965 to 1981. He reigned as the undisputed ...more

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Joe Paterno is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
American Football coach, Coach, American football player

Age: Dec. at 86 (1926-2012)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Joseph Vincent Paterno (; December 21, 1926 – January 22, 2012), sometimes referred to as JoePa, was an American college football player, athletic director, and coach. He was the head coach of ...more

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Baseball player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Joseph Daniel Votto (born September 10, 1983) is a Canadian professional baseball first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Reds in ...more

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Joey Galloway is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Joey Galloway Radio personality, American football player

Age: 44

Birthplace: Bellaire, Ohio, United States of America

Joseph Scott Galloway (born November 20, 1971) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) and current college football analyst with ESPN. He was drafted by ...more

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Joe Dempsie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Actor

Age: 31

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Joseph Maxwell Dempsie (born 22 June 1987) is an English actor, known for the roles of Chris Miles in the E4 teen comedy-drama Skins (2007–2008) and Gendry Baratheon in Game of Thrones ...more
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Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
Actor, Professional Boxer

Age: Dec. at 67 (1914-1981)

Birthplace: La Fayette, Alabama, United States of America

Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), best known as Joe Louis was an American professional boxer who competed from 1934 to 1951. He reigned as the world heavyweight champion from ...more

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