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

Updated October 16, 2020 3.3k votes 290 voters 115.4k 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

    Joe DiMaggio


    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

    Joe Pesci


    BirthplaceUSA, Newark, New Jersey

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

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    Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin


    BirthplaceGori, Georgia

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

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    Joe Biden

    Joe Biden


    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 Montana

    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 on Wikipedia

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    Joe Rogan

    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 on Wikipedia

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

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

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    Joe Jonas

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Joe Frazier

    Joe Frazier


    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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    #11 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#564 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

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    Joey Ramone

    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 on Wikipedia

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    #187 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time#161 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists

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    Joe Namath

    Joe Namath


    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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    Joe Cocker

    Joe Cocker


    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    John Robert Cocker (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014), better known as Joe Cocker, was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Joey Fatone

    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 on Wikipedia

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    Joey King

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Joe Lo Truglio

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Joey Lawrence

    Joey Lawrence


    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 Mantegna

    Joe Mantegna


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

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

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  • 18
    Joseph Fiennes

    Joseph Fiennes


    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

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Joe Manganiello

    Joe Manganiello


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • 21
    Joe Walsh

    Joe Walsh


    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

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Joey Harrington

    Joey Harrington


    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

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

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

  • 24
    Joey Votto

    Joey Votto


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

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

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    #104 of 104 The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time#45 of 708 The Best Hitters in Baseball History

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    Joseph Smith, Jr.

    BirthplaceSharon, Vermont, United States of America

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

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