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

Updated February 19, 2021 3.9k votes 389 voters 124.6k views101 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. 

  • Joey Ramone1

    Joey Ramone


    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

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  • Joe DiMaggio2

    Joe DiMaggio


    BirthplaceMartinez, California, United States of America

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

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    #1 of 39 Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball#3 of 149 The Greatest New York Yankees Of All Time

  • Joe Pesci3

    Joe Pesci


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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  • Joe Biden4

    Joe Biden


    BirthplaceScranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (/ˈbaɪdən/ BY-dən; born November 20, 1942) is an American...  more

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  • Joseph Stalin5

    Joseph Stalin


    BirthplaceGori, Georgia

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

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  • Joe Montana6

    Joe Montana


    BirthplaceNew Eagle, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • Joe Rogan7

    Joe Rogan


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt8

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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  • Joe Frazier9

    Joe Frazier


    BirthplaceBeaufort, South Carolina, United States of America

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

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    #553 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time#9 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time

  • Joe Jonas10

    Joe Jonas


    BirthplaceCasa Grande, Arizona, United States of America

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

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    #72 of 1,019 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time#245 of 260 The Greatest Male Celebrity Role Models

  • Joe Namath11

    Joe Namath


    BirthplaceBeaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • Joe Cocker12

    Joe Cocker


    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

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

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  • Joe Louis13

    Joe Louis


    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

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  • Joe Lo Truglio14

    Joe Lo Truglio


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Ozone Park

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

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  • Joseph Fiennes15

    Joseph Fiennes


    BirthplaceSalisbury, United Kingdom

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

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  • Joey Lawrence16

    Joey Lawrence


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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

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  • Joey Fatone17

    Joey Fatone


    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

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  • Joe Walsh18

    Joe Walsh


    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America

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

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  • Joey King19

    Joey King


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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  • Joe Mantegna20

    Joe Mantegna


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

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

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    #4 of 75 The Greatest Guest Appearances in The Simpsons History#78 of 461 The Best TV Actors of All Time

  • Joe Greene21

    Joe Greene


    BirthplaceElgin, Texas, United States of America

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

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    #6 of 432 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History#1 of 83 The Greatest Defensive Tackles of All Time

  • Joe Manganiello22

    Joe Manganiello


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • Joey Harrington23

    Joey Harrington


    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

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

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    #217 of 252 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#12 of 98 The Best Oregon Ducks of All Time

  • Joey Votto24

    Joey Votto


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

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

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    #20 of 62 The Most Likable Active MLB Players#43 of 708 The Best Hitters in Baseball History

  • Joe Bonamassa25

    Joe Bonamassa


    BirthplaceNew Hartford, New York, United States of America

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

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