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Who Is The Most Famous Ken In The World?

Updated October 30, 2020 827 votes 38 voters 36.8k views97 items

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

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

Kenny Chesney is certainly one of the most famous Kens on this list. One of the famous musicians named Ken, he is one of the most popular country artists in the world. He has recorded over 20 albums and is well-known as a captivating live performer. Another of the famous Kennys is Kenny Rogers. 

Switching gears, another of the famous people with the first name Ken is Ken Kesey. He is the author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Kenny G and Ken Griffey, Jr. are also on this list.

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

  • Kenny Chesney1

    Kenny Chesney

    Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer, songwriter,...  more

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    Kenny Rogers

    Kenneth Ray Rogers (August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020) was a retired American singer,...  more
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  • Kenny Loggins3

    Kenny Loggins

    Kenneth Clark Loggins (born January 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist....  more

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  • Kenneth Branagh4

    Kenneth Branagh

    Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1960) is a Northern Irish actor, director,...  more

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  • Ken Griffey, Jr.5
    George Kenneth Griffey Jr. (born November 21, 1969) nicknamed "Junior" and "the Kid", is an...  more

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    Kenny G

    Kenneth Bruce Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an...  more

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  • Ken Jeong7

    Ken Jeong

    Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong, M.D. (born July 13, 1969) is an American comedian, actor and...  more

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  • Ken Watanabe8

    Ken Watanabe

    Ken Watanabe (渡辺 謙, Watanabe Ken, born October 21, 1959) is a Japanese actor. To...  more

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  • Kenny Lofton9

    Kenny Lofton

    Kenneth Lofton (born May 31, 1967) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder....  more
  • Kenny Dalglish10

    Kenny Dalglish

    Sir Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (born 4 March 1951) is a Scottish former football player and...  more

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  • Ken Burns11

    Ken Burns

    Kenneth Lauren Burns (born July 29, 1953) is an American filmmaker, known for his style of...  more
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    Ken Kesey

    Kenneth Elton Kesey (; September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American novelist,...  more

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    Ken Shamrock

    Kenneth Wayne Shamrock (born Kenneth Wayne Kilpatrick; February 11, 1964) is an American...  more

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    Kenny Easley

    Kenneth Mason Easley Jr. (born January 15, 1959) is an American former professional football...  more
  • Ken Follett15

    Ken Follett

    Kenneth Martin Follett, (born 5 June 1949) is a Welsh author of thrillers and historical...  more
  • Ken Anderson16

    Ken Anderson

    Kenneth Allan Anderson (born February 15, 1949) is a former American football quarterback who...  more

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  • Ken Houston17

    Ken Houston

    Kenneth Ray Houston (born November 12, 1944) is a former American football safety in the...  more
  • Ken Leung18

    Ken Leung

    Kenneth Leung (born January 21, 1970) is an American actor. His roles include Sang in Rush...  more
  • Ken Stabler19

    Ken Stabler

    Kenneth Michael Stabler (December 25, 1945 – July 8, 2015), nicknamed "the Snake", was an...  more

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    Kenneth Faried

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    Kenny Rogers

    Kenneth Scott Rogers (born November 10, 1964) is an American former Major League Baseball...  more
  • Ken Caminiti22

    Ken Caminiti

    Kenneth Gene Caminiti (April 21, 1963 – October 10, 2004) was an American third baseman who...  more
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    Kenneth Charles Williams (22 February 1926 – 15 April 1988) was an English actor, best known...  more

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  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd24
    Kenny Wayne Shepherd (born Kenny Wayne Brobst; June 12, 1977) is an American guitarist,...  more

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    Ken Boyer

    Kenton Lloyd "Ken" Boyer (May 20, 1931 – September 7, 1982) was an American Major League...  more

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