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.