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Ever wondered how many famous people named Jonas there are? This list of celebrities named Jonas includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Jonas' on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Jonas, actors named Jonas, and even athletes named Jonas. Well-known Jonas' like Jonas Hiller, Jonas Valančiūnas, and Jonas Salk are just the start of this list.

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Jonas Hiller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete
Jonas Hiller is a Swiss professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League. He is one of only a handful of goaltenders in the NHL who ...more
Jonas Valančiūnas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Basketball player
Jonas Valančiūnas (born 6 May 1992) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Toronto Raptors ...more
Jonas Salk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Medical researcher, Virologist, Scientist
Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine. Born in New York City, he attended New York ...more
Jonas Sjöstedt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Politician
Jonas Sjöstedt is a Swedish politician who is the current chairperson of the Left Party since 2012, and a former metalworker. He is also a member of the Swedish parliament since 2010. ...more
Jonas Savimbi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Politician, Warlord, Rebel
Jonas Malheiro Savimbi was an Angolan political and military leader. He founded and led the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola. UNITA first waged a guerrilla war against ...more
Jonas Kaufmann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Opera Singer
Jonas Kaufmann is a German operatic tenor. He is best known for his performances in spinto roles such as Don José in Carmen, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Maurizio in Adriana Lecouvreur, and the ...more
Jonas Gustavsson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete
Jonas Gustavsson is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender, who is currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League.
Jonas Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Actor
William Jonas Armstrong is an Irish-English actor best known for his appearances on television in the United Kingdom, where he played the titular role in the BBC One drama series Robin Hood.
Jonas Jerebko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Basketball player
Jonas Jerebko (born March 2, 1987) is a Swedish professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected with the 39th overall ...more
Jonas Thern is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Jonas Magnus Thern is a Swedish football manager and former professional player who played as a midfielder between 1985 and 1999. Thern also earned 75 caps and scored six goals for Sweden ...more
Jonas Gardell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Comedian, Novelist, Screenwriter
Jonas Gardell, born 2 November 1963 in Enebyberg, Stockholm County, is a Swedish novelist, playwright, screenwriter and comedian. He is the brother of religion scholar Mattias Gardell. He is ...more
Jonas Berggren is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Jonas Petter Berggren, is a Swedish musician, also known as Joker. He started writing songs when he was seven, and continues to write for the Swedish band Ace of Base, as well as other bands. He ...more
Jonas Björkman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Tennis player
Jonas Lars Björkman is a former World No. 4 Swedish professional tennis player. He is also a former World No. 1 in doubles. Björkman retired from professional tennis after competing at ...more
Jonas Reckermann is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Beach Volleyball Player
Jonas Reckermann is a retired beach volleyball player from Germany. Together with his most recent partner Julius Brink, he won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, which was the ...more
Jonas Brodin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Ice Hockey Player
Jonas Brodin is a Swedish ice hockey player who is currently playing with the Minnesota Wild in the National Hockey League. He was selected tenth overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the ...more
Jonas Olsson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Footballer
Jonas Olsson is a Swedish footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club West Bromwich Albion and the Sweden national football team.
Jonas Mekas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Poet, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Jonas Mekas is a Lithuanian-American filmmaker, poet and artist who has often been called "the godfather of American avant-garde cinema." His work has been exhibited in museums and ...more
Jonas Karlsson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Author, Actor, Writer
Sven Bert Jonas Karlsson is a Swedish actor and author. Karlsson was born in Södertälje. He won a Guldbagge Award for Best Actor in 2004 for the movie Details. He published his first ...more
Jonas Kjellgren is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Bassist, Record producer, Guitarist
Jonas Kjellgren is a Swedish musician and producer, now residing in Grangärde, Sweden. He has played for bands such as Carnal Forge and Dellamorte as their lead vocalist and played guitar ...more
Jonas Ivens is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Jonas Ivens
Jonas Ivens is a Belgian footballer currently playing as a centre back. He made a name of himself in his homeland Belgium, before moving to Dutch football in the summer of 2010 after signing ...more
Jonas Pate is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter
Jonas James Pate is an American screenwriter, director and producer. He wrote and directed The Grave, Deceiver, The Take, and also directed Shrink. Pate also co-created Good vs Evil and
Jonas Johansson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Jonas Johansson Ice Hockey Player
Jonas Johansson is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for Lausitzer Füchse in the German DEL2.
Jonas Jennings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Jonas Jennings American football player
Jonas D. Jennings is a former American football offensive tackle that played in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He ...more
Jonas Renkse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician
Jonas Petter Renkse is a founding member, songwriter, lead vocalist and ex-drummer of the band Katatonia, founding member, songwriter, bassist, backing vocalist, ex-guitarist of the band ...more
Jonas Gonçalves Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jonas
Footballer
Jonas Gonçalves Oliveira, known simply as Jonas, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Benfica as a forward. He can also play as an attacking midfielder.