There are a lot famous people named John out there. How many celebrities named John can you think of? The famous Johns below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named John, athletes named John, comedians named John, and even political figures named John. Below you'll see also famous Johnnys, Jonathans, and Jons.
John Travolta has had a pretty long career. Known for his dance moves and good looks, Grease and Saturday Night Fever were his rise to fame. He's also starred in Pulp Fiction and has been in the news for being a Scientologist. And everyone knows of John Lennon. One of the most popular members of the cultural phenomenon, The Beatles. Even after his infamous murder, he is still celebrated every year in Central Park in a dedicated spot called "Strawberry Fields." There are also politicians named John, directors named John, and famous footballers named John.
And, of course, this list wouldn't be complete without John F. Kennedy. President JFK was the 35th to take office. Some of his accomplishments before his assassination were advancements in the Space Race and establishment of the Peace Corps.
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Birthplace: Liverpool, United KingdomJohn Winston Ono Lennon (born John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an... more
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, USAJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by initials JFK... more
Birthplace: Winterset, Iowa, United States of AmericaMarion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), known... more
- 34John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler,... more
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States of AmericaJohn Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, film producer, dancer, and... more
Birthplace: Roswell, New Mexico, United States of AmericaHenry John Deutschendorf Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as... more
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of AmericaJohn Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, singer, voice... more
Birthplace: USA, Evanston, IllinoisJohn Paul Cusack (born June 28, 1966) is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter. He... more
Birthplace: Flushing, New York City, New York, United States of AmericaJonathan Favreau (; born October 19, 1966) is an American actor, director, producer, and... more
Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States of AmericaJohn Christopher Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician. He... more
Birthplace: Kingsland, Arkansas, United States of AmericaJohn R. "Johnny" Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American... more
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States of AmericaJohn Burke Krasinski (; born October 20, 1979) is an American actor, director, producer and... more
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of AmericaJonathan Daniel Hamm (born March 10, 1971) is an American actor, best known for playing... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaJon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American comedian,... more
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of AmericaJohn Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor and voice artist. Early in his... more
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, USAJohn Clayton Mayer (; born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and... more
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States of AmericaJohn Francis Bongiovi Jr. (born March 2, 1962), known professionally as Jon Bon Jovi, is an... more
Birthplace: Cypress, California, United States of AmericaJohn Phillip Stamos (born August 19, 1963) is an American actor, producer, musician, comedian... more
Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, United KingdomJohn Marwood Cleese (; born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian,... more
Birthplace: Port Angeles, Washington, United States of AmericaJohn Albert Elway Jr. (born June 28, 1960) is a former American football quarterback who is... more
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States of AmericaJohn Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an... more
Birthplace: Christopher, Illinois, United States of AmericaJohn Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an American actor, producer, and fashion... more
Birthplace: Burbank, California, USAJonathan Southworth Ritter (September 17, 1948 – September 11, 2003) was an American actor and... more
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts Bay, British AmericaJohn Adams Jr. (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, attorney,... more
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, GermanyJohn Patrick McEnroe Jr. (born February 16, 1959) is an American retired tennis player. He was... more