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

Updated April 5, 2021 4.0k votes 479 voters 141.0k views102 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 the 46th President of the United States. 

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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    Joseph Morgan

    Joseph Morgan (born Joseph Martin; 16 May 1981) is a British actor and director. He is best...  more

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    Joe Bonamassa

    Joe Bonamassa (born May 8, 1977) is an American blues rock guitarist, singer and...  more

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    The Best Joe Bonamassa Albums of All Time#276 of 489 The Best Rock Vocalists

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    Joseph Smith Jr. (December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and...  more

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    Joey Galloway

    Joseph Scott Galloway (born November 20, 1971) is a former American football wide receiver in...  more


    #79 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time#275 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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    Joe Buck

    Joseph Francis Buck (born April 25, 1969) is an American sportscaster and the son of...  more

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    Joey Kramer

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


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    Joe Allen

    Joseph Michael Allen (born 14 March 1990) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a...  more

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    Joe Perry

    Anthony Joseph Pereira (born September 10, 1950) better known by his stage name, Joe Perry, is...  more

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    Joe Gatto

    Member of New York comedy troupe The Tenderloins....
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    Joseph Simmons

    Joseph Ward Simmons (born November 14, 1964), better known by the stage name Run, Rev. Run...  more

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    Joey McIntyre

    Joseph Mulrey McIntyre (born December 31, 1972) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He...  more

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    Joe Paterno

    Joseph Vincent Paterno (; December 21, 1926 – January 22, 2012), sometimes referred to as...  more

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    Joey Jordison

    Nathan Jonas "Joey" Jordison (born April 26, 1975), is an American musician, songwriter,...  more

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    Joe Budden

    Joseph Anthony Budden II (born August 31, 1980) is an American broadcaster, songwriter and...  more


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    Joey Porter

    Joseph Eugene Porter (born March 22, 1977) is a former American football linebacker who played...  more

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    Joey Bishop

    Joseph Abraham Gottlieb (February 3, 1918 – October 17, 2007), known professionally as Joey...  more

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    Joe Brown

    Joe Brown (May 18, 1926 – December 4, 1997) was an American professional boxer who won the...  more

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    #32 of 81 The Best Lightweight Boxers of All Time#25 of 45 The Best Boxers of the 1950s

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    Joseph Haydn

    Franz Joseph Haydn (; German: [ˈfʁants ˈjoːzɛf ˈhaɪdn̩] (listen); 31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809)...  more

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    Joseph McCarthy

    Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who...  more

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    Joey Arias

    Joey Arias is a multi-talented artist based in New York City, best known for work as a...  more
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    Joe Strummer

    John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his name from May of 1975,...  more

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    Joe Mauer

    Joseph Patrick Mauer (born April 19, 1983), is an American former professional baseball...  more

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    #492 of 1,424 The Best Athletes Of All Time#147 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

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    Joe Lycett

    Joe Lycett is a British comedian. He has appeared on TV shows including Live At The Apollo,...  more
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    Joe Flacco

    Joseph Vincent Flacco (born January 16, 1985) is an American football quarterback for the...  more

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    #109 of 119 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time#18 of 41 The 41 Hottest Men in the NFL

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    Joe Theismann

    Joseph Robert Theismann (born September 9, 1949) is an American former professional gridiron...  more

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