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Famous People Named Jose 

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If your name is Jose, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Jose, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Jose can you think of? The famous Joses below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jose, athletes named Jose, and even political figures named Jose. The music industry is no stranger to the name Jose, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Jose are worth mentioning? This list includes Jose Canseco, José Reyes, José Calderón and José Bautista. To read more about these notable people named Jose, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Jose Canseco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 54

Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

José Canseco Capas Jr. (born July 2, 1964), is a Cuban-American former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder and designated hitter. During his time with the Oakland A's, he established ...more

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José Reyes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 35

Birthplace: Barahona, Dominican Republic

José Ariel Reyes Ramírez (born February 26, 1983 in Barahona, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball catcher. He is not related to All-Star shortstop José

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José Calder&oacut... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 37

Birthplace: Villanueva de la Serena, Spain

José Manuel Calderón Borrallo (born September 28, 1981) is a Spanish professional basketball player who last played for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ...more

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José Bautista is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 38

Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

José Antonio Bautista Santos (born October 19, 1980) is a Dominican professional baseball right fielder and third baseman who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) ...more

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Jose Bautista is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 38
José Antonio Bautista Santos (born October 19, 1980) is a Dominican professional baseball right fielder and third baseman who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) ...more
José Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Dec. at 80 (1912-1992)

Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1912 – January 26, 1992), known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor and theatre and film director. He was the first ...more

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José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 28

Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela

José Carlos Altuve (born May 6, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Astros signed Altuve as an amateur ...more

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José Calder&oacut... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jose
José Juan Barea ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 34

Birthplace: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

José Juan "J. J." Barea Mora (born June 26, 1984) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He ...more

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José Valverde is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 40

Birthplace: San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

José Rafael Valverde (born March 24, 1978) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks, ...more
José Enrique S&aa... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 33

Birthplace: Valencia, Spain

José Enrique Sánchez Díaz (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse enˈrike ˈsantʃeθ ˈði.aθ]; born 23 January 1986), known as José Enrique, is a retired Spanish footballer ...more
Jose Manalo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 53

Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Ariel Pagtalonia Manalo (born February 12, 1966 in Manila), better known as Jose Manalo, is a Filipino actor comedian and director. He is best known for appearing regularly on the noon-time ...more
José Feliciano is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jose
José Feliciano Age: 73

Birthplace: Lares, Puerto Rico

José Monserrate Feliciano García (born September 10, 1945), better known simply as José Feliciano [xoˈse feliˈsjano], is a Puerto Rican musician, singer and composer, best ...more

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José Cruz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 71

Birthplace: Arroyo, Puerto Rico

José Cruz Dilan (born August 8, 1947) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He is also the former first base coach for the Houston Astros. During his 19-year baseball career ...more
José Ferná... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jose
José Fernández Age: 26

Birthplace: Santa Clara, Cuba

José D. Fernández is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball. He bats and throws right-handed. He made his MLB debut in the 2013 ...more
José Nápol... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 78

Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

José Ángel Nápoles, nicknamed Mantequilla ("Butter", referring to his smooth boxing style), (April 13, 1940 – August 16, 2019) was a Cuban-born Mexican boxer and a ...more

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José Gonzá... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 41

Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

José González or Jose Gonzalez may refer to:

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José Leandro Andr... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Dec. at 56 (1901-1957)

Birthplace: Salto, Uruguay

José Andrade may refer to: José Antonio Andrade, Spanish colonel José Leandro Andrade (1901–1957), Uruguayan football midfielder José Andrade (footballer, born 1970), ...more

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José Ferná... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 44

Birthplace: La Vega, Dominican Republic

José Fernández may refer to:
José Mourinho is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 56

Birthplace: Setúbal, Portugal

José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, GOIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛ moˈɾiɲu]; born 26 January 1963), is a Portuguese professional football coach and former player ...more
José Carreras is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 72

Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Josep Maria Carreras i Coll (Catalan: [ʒuˈzɛb məˈɾi.ə kəˈreɾəs i ˈkɔʎ]; born 5 December 1946), better known as José Carreras (, Spanish: [xoˈse kaˈreɾas]), is a Spanish tenor who is ...more

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José Luis Chilave... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 53

Birthplace: Luque, Paraguay

José Luis Félix Chilavert González (Spanish pronunciation: [xoseˈlwis tʃilaˈβeɾt ɣonˈsales]; born 27 July 1965) is a Paraguayan former footballer who played as a goalkeeper ...more

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José Vidro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 44

Birthplace: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

José Angel Vidro (born August 27, 1974) is a Puerto-Rican born former Major League Baseball second baseman. He played for the Montreal Expos, Washington Nationals and Seattle Mariners.
José Mesa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jose
Age: 52

Birthplace: Pueblo Viejo, Azua, Dominican Republic

José Ramón Nova Mesa (Spanish: [xoˈse ˈmesa]; born May 22, 1966) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1987 through 2007. He played ...more
José Saramago is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jose
José Saramago Dec. at 88 (1922-2010)

Birthplace: Azinhaga, Portugal

José de Sousa Saramago, GColSE (Portuguese: [ʒuˈzɛ ðɨ ˈsozɐ sɐɾɐˈmaɣu]; 16 November 1922 – 18 June 2010), was a Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. ...more