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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!

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  • Jose Canseco1
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    Jose Canseco

    1964-07-02

    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
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    José Feliciano

    1945-09-10

    BirthplaceLares, Puerto Rico

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

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  • José Ferrer3
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    José Ferrer

    1912-01-08

    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
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    José José

    1948-02-17

    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
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    Jose Manalo

    1966-02-12

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

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

    José Saramago

    1922-11-16

    BirthplaceAzinhaga, Portugal

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

    1925-04-14

    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
    15

    José Bautista

    1980-10-19

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

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

    1983-02-26

    BirthplaceBarahona, Dominican Republic

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

    1990-05-06

    BirthplaceMaracay, Venezuela

    José Carlos Altuve (born May 6, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman for...  more
  • José Carreras12
    11

    José Carreras

    1946-12-05

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

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

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  • José Aldo13
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    José Aldo

    1986-09-09

    BirthplaceManaus, Brazil

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

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  • José Calderón14
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    José Calderón

    1981-09-28

    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
    11

    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
    15

    José Nápoles

    1940-04-13

    BirthplaceSantiago de Cuba, Cuba

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

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  • José Fernández17
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    José Fernández

    1992-07-31

    BirthplaceSanta Clara, Cuba

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

    1978-03-24

    BirthplaceSan Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

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

    1947-08-08

    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
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    José Vidro

    1974-08-27

    BirthplaceMayagüez, Puerto Rico

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

    1990-01-05

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

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

    1963-01-26

    BirthplaceSetúbal, Portugal

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

    1966-05-22

    BirthplacePueblo Viejo, Azua, Dominican Republic

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