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Who Is The Most Famous Jose In The World?

Updated January 14, 2021 736 votes 22 voters 14.2k views88 items

List RulesVote up all of the Joses you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Jose can you think of? The famous Joses below have many different professions, including notable actors named Jose, famous athletes named Jose, and even musicians named Jose.

Jose Canseco is certainly one of the most famous Joses on this list. One of the famous baseball stars named Jose, he is a six-time MLB all-star. He also won Rookie of the Year in 1986 and Most Valuable Player in 1988.

Another of the famous people with the first name Jose is Jose Feliciano. He is a musician and composer. He wrote the holiday favorite “Feliz Navidad” in 1970.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Jose? Just add them to the list!

  • Jose Canseco1

    Jose Canseco


    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    José Canseco Capas Jr. (born July 2, 1964), is a Cuban-American former Major League Baseball...  more

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  • José Feliciano2

    José Feliciano


    BirthplaceLares, Puerto Rico

    José Monserrate Feliciano García (born September 10, 1945), better known simply as José...  more


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  • José Ferrer3

    José Ferrer


    BirthplaceSan Juan, Puerto Rico

    José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1912 – January 26, 1992), known as José...  more

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  • José José4

    José José


    BirthplaceAzcapotzalco, D.F., Mexico City, Mexico

    José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz (born 17 February 1948), known by his stage name José José, is a...  more
  • Jose Manalo5

    Jose Manalo


    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    Ariel Pagtalonia Manalo (born February 12, 1966 in Manila), better known as Jose Manalo, is a...  more
  • José Saramago6

    José Saramago


    BirthplaceAzinhaga, Portugal

    José de Sousa Saramago, GColSE (Portuguese: [ʒuˈzɛ ðɨ ˈsozɐ sɐɾɐˈmaɣu]; 16 November 1922 – 18...  more
  • Jose Prakash7

    Jose Prakash


    BirthplaceKottayam, India

    Jose Prakash (14 April 1925 – 24 March 2012) was an Indian actor and singer who worked in...  more
  • Jose Pablo Cantillo8

    BirthplaceMarshfield, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Jose Pablo Cantillo (born March 30, 1979), is an American actor. He is best known for playing...  more
  • José Bautista9

    José Bautista


    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    José Antonio Bautista Santos (born October 19, 1980) is a Dominican professional baseball...  more
  • José Reyes10

    José Reyes


    BirthplaceBarahona, Dominican Republic

    José Ariel Reyes Ramírez (born February 26, 1983 in Barahona, Dominican Republic) is a former...  more
  • José Altuve11

    José Altuve


    BirthplaceMaracay, Venezuela

    José Carlos Altuve (born May 6, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman for...  more
  • José Carreras12

    José Carreras


    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Josep Maria Carreras i Coll (Catalan: [ʒuˈzɛb məˈɾi.ə kəˈreɾəs i ˈkɔʎ]; born 5 December 1946),...  more

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    #141 of 153 The Greatest Opera Singers of All Time#18 of 71 The Greatest Tenors of All Time

  • José Aldo13

    José Aldo


    BirthplaceManaus, Brazil

    José Aldo da Silva Oliveira Júnior (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒoˈzɛ ˈawdu]; born September 9,...  more

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    #11 of 145 The Greatest MMA Legends of All Time#25 of 48 The Best UFC Fighters In The Octagon Today

  • José Calderón14

    José Calderón


    BirthplaceVillanueva de la Serena, Spain

    José Manuel Calderón Borrallo (born September 28, 1981) is a Spanish professional basketball...  more

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    #44 of 146 The Best European NBA Players of All Time#134 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

  • José Juan Barea15

    BirthplaceMayagüez, Puerto Rico

    José Juan "J. J." Barea Mora (born June 26, 1984) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball...  more

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  • José Nápoles16

    José Nápoles


    BirthplaceSantiago de Cuba, Cuba

    José Ángel Nápoles, nicknamed Mantequilla ("Butter", referring to his smooth boxing style),...  more

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    #98 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#20 of 49 The Best Welterweight Boxers of All Time

  • José Fernández17

    José Fernández


    BirthplaceSanta Clara, Cuba

    José D. Fernández is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major...  more
  • José Valverde18

    José Valverde


    BirthplaceSan Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

    José Rafael Valverde (born March 24, 1978) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is...  more
  • José Cruz19

    José Cruz


    BirthplaceArroyo, Puerto Rico

    José Cruz Dilan (born August 8, 1947) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He is also...  more
  • José Enrique Sánchez20

    BirthplaceValencia, Spain

    José Enrique Sánchez Díaz (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse enˈrike ˈsantʃeθ ˈði.aθ]; born 23...  more
  • José Luis Chilavert21

    BirthplaceLuque, Paraguay

    José Luis Félix Chilavert González (Spanish pronunciation: [xoseˈlwis tʃilaˈβeɾt ɣonˈsales];...  more

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  • José Vidro22

    José Vidro


    BirthplaceMayagüez, Puerto Rico

    José Angel Vidro (born August 27, 1974) is a Puerto-Rican born former Major League Baseball...  more
  • José Iglesias23

    José Iglesias


    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    José Antonio Iglesias Alemán (born January 5, 1990) is a Cuban-born professional baseball...  more
  • José Mourinho24

    José Mourinho


    BirthplaceSetúbal, Portugal

    José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, GOIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛ moˈɾiɲu]; born 26...  more
  • José Mesa25

    José Mesa


    BirthplacePueblo Viejo, Azua, Dominican Republic

    José Ramón Nova Mesa (Spanish: [xoˈse ˈmesa]; born May 22, 1966) is a Dominican professional...  more