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List of famous people named Jordan, including both men and women named Jordan. How many celebrities named Jordan can you think of? The famous Jordans below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jordan, athletes named Jordan, and even political figures named Jordan. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jordan? Add them to the list.

You know and love Peele from Comedy Central's Key and Peele, but did you know his first name is Jordan? There are also many famous athletes named Jordan, including Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, and English footballer Jordan Henderson.
Jordan Henderson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Footballer

Age: 28

Birthplace: Sunderland, United Kingdom

Jordan Brian Henderson (born 17 June 1990) is an English professional footballer who captains Premier League club Liverpool and plays for the England national team. He is usually deployed as a ...more

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Jordan Eberle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete

Age: 28

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

Jordan Leslie Eberle (born May 15, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected in the first round ...more

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Jordin Sparks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 29

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Jordin Brianna Thomas (née Sparks; born December 22, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She rose to fame in 2007 after winning the sixth season of American Idol at age ...more

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Jordan Zimmermann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Baseball player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Auburndale, Wisconsin

Jordan M. Zimmermann (born May 23, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Washington Nationals. ...more

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Jordan Adams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jordan

Age: 24

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Jordan Adams is a basketball player.

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Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Basketball player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Jordan Robert Farmar (born November 30, 1986) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In high ...more

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Jordan Spieth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Golfer

Age: 25

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Jordan Alexander Spieth (born July 27, 1993) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour and former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking. He is a three-time major winner ...more

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Jordan Peele is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Comedian, Television producer, Musician

Age: 40

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Jordan Haworth Peele (born February 21, 1979) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is best known for his film and television work in the comedy and horror genres.Peele's breakout ...more

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Jordan Ladd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Actor

Age: 44

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Jordan Elizabeth Ladd (born January 14, 1975) is an American actress. The daughter of actress Cheryl Ladd and producer David Ladd, she initially worked with her mother in several ...more
Jordan Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Jordan Lloyd Actor

Age: 32

Birthplace: Matthews, North Carolina, United States of America

Jordan Hailie Schroeder (née Lloyd; born November 21, 1986) is an American reality television participant, and the winner of the 11th season of Big Brother. Lloyd has also participated in ...more

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Jordan Cameron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
American football player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Jordan Cravens Cameron (born August 7, 1988) is a former American football tight end. He played college football at USC and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2011 ...more

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Jordan Knight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight (born May 17, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He is the lead singer of the boy band New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), who rose to fame in the 1980s ...more

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Jordan Gavaris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Actor

Age: 29

Birthplace: Caledon, Canada

Jordan James Gavaris (born September 25, 1989) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his role as Felix Dawkins in the BBC America and Space television series Orphan Black (2013–2017).
Jordan Hill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Basketball player

Age: 31

Birthplace: Newberry, South Carolina

Jordan Craig Hill (born July 27, 1987) is an American former professional basketball player.Hill played college basketball for the Arizona Wildcats before he was drafted eighth overall in the ...more

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Jordan McDonald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Jordan McDonald
Jordan Fish is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Jordan Fish
Jordan Gross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Jordan Gross American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Nampa, Idaho

Jordan Alan Gross (born July 20, 1980) is a former American football offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Utah, where ...more

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Jordan Rudess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Keytarist, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Jordan Rudess (born Jordan Charles Rudes; November 4, 1956) is an American keyboardist and composer best known as a member of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater and the progressive ...more

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Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
American football player

Age: 25

Birthplace: New London, Connecticut

Jordan Q. Reed (born July 3, 1990) is an American football tight end for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida, and was drafted by ...more

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Jordan Staal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Ice Hockey Player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Canada

Jordan Staal (born September 10, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player and alternate captain of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is regarded as one of ...more

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Jordan Kovacs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
American football player

Age: 25

Birthplace: Curtice, Ohio

Jordan David Kovacs (born June 12, 1990) is an American football safety who is currently a defensive quality control coach for the Cincinnati Bengals. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an ...more

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Jordan Crawford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jordan

Age: 30

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Jordan Lee Crawford (born October 23, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He played collegiately at Indiana and then Xavier. His brother is Joe ...more

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Jordan Pruitt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: 27

Birthplace: Loganville, Georgia, United States of America

Jordan Lynne Pruitt (born May 19, 1991) is an American singer/songwriter/producer and Co-Owner of The Aero Bar in Nashville,TN. After recording a demo album with Keith Thomas in 2005, Pruitt was ...more

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Jordan White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
American football player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

Jordan White (born June 4, 1988) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more
Jordan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jordan
Jordan (died in 982 or 984) was the first Bishop of Poland from 968 with his seat, most probably, in Poznań. He was an Italian or German. Most evidence shows that he was missionary bishop ...more