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

Updated October 16, 2020 3.2k votes 254 voters 111.5k views100 items

List RulesVote up the Joe/Joey/Josephs you have heard of.

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?
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    Joe DiMaggio

    1914-11-25

    BirthplaceMartinez, California, United States of America

    Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The... more on Wikipedia

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

    1943-02-09

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA

    Joseph Frank Pesci ( PESH-ee, Italian pronunciation: [ˈpeʃːi]; born February 9, 1943) is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Joseph Stalin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joseph Stalin

    1878-12-18

    BirthplaceGori, Georgia

    Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (born Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili; 18 December [O.S. 6] 1878... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Montana

    1956-06-11

    BirthplaceNew Eagle, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Joseph Clifford Montana Jr. (born June 11, 1956), nicknamed "Joe Cool" and "the Comeback Kid",... more on Wikipedia

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, filmmaker, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Rogan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Rogan

    1967-08-11

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Joseph James Rogan (born August 11, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Biden

    1942-11-20

    BirthplaceScranton, Pennsylvania, USA

    Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (; born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who served as... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Jonas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Jonas

    1989-08-15

    BirthplaceCasa Grande, Arizona, United States of America

    Joseph Adam Jonas (born August 15, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Frazier

    1944-01-12

    BirthplaceBeaufort, South Carolina, United States of America

    Joseph William Frazier (January 12, 1944 – November 7, 2011), nicknamed "Smokin' Joe", was an... more on Wikipedia

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    Joey Ramone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joey Ramone

    1951-05-19

    BirthplaceForest 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... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Cocker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Cocker

    1944-05-20

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    John Robert Cocker (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014), better known as Joe Cocker, was an... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Namath

    1943-05-31

    BirthplaceBeaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Joseph William Namath (; born May 31, 1943), nicknamed Broadway Joe, is an American former... more on Wikipedia

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    Joey Fatone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joey Fatone

    1977-01-28

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Joseph Anthony Fatone Jr. (born January 28, 1977) is an American singer, dancer, actor, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Joey King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joey King

    1999-07-30

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American actress. She gained recognition portraying... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Mantegna is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Mantegna

    1947-11-13

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Joseph Anthony Mantegna (, Italian pronunciation: [manˈteɲɲa]; born November 13, 1947) is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Joseph Fiennes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joseph Fiennes

    1970-05-27

    BirthplaceSalisbury, United Kingdom

    Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (; born 27 May 1970), known as Joseph Fiennes, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Louis

    1914-05-13

    BirthplaceLa Fayette, Alabama, United States of America

    Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), best known as Joe Louis was an American... more on Wikipedia

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    Joey Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joey Lawrence

    1976-04-20

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. (born April 20, 1976) is an American actor, musician, and game... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Manganiello is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Manganiello

    1976-12-28

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Joseph Michael Manganiello ( MANG-gə-NEL-oh; Italian: [maŋɡaˈnjɛllo], Neapolitan:... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Lo Truglio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Lo Truglio

    1970-12-02

    BirthplaceOzone Park, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Joseph Lo Truglio (Italian: [lo ˈtruʎʎo]; born December 2, 1970) is an American actor,... more on Wikipedia

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    Joe Walsh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joe Walsh

    1947-11-20

    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America

    Joseph Fidler Walsh (born November 20, 1947) is an American rock singer, guitarist, and... more on Wikipedia

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

    1946-09-24

    BirthplaceElgin, Texas, United States of America

    Charles Edward Greene (born September 5, 1946), better known as "Mean" Joe Greene, is a former... more on Wikipedia

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    Joey Harrington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joey Harrington

    1978-10-21

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

    John Joseph Harrington Jr. (born October 21, 1978) is a former American football quarterback.... more on Wikipedia

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

    1983-09-10

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Joseph Daniel Votto (born September 10, 1983) is a Canadian professional baseball first... more on Wikipedia

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    Joey Kramer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Joe/Joseph In The World?
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    Joey Kramer

    1950-06-21

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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

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