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Who Is The Most Famous Ken In The World?

Updated October 30, 2020 805 votes 27 voters 35.2k 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!

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    Kenny Chesney
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    Kenny Chesney

    1968-03-26
    Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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    Kenny Rogers
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    Kenny Rogers

    1938-08-21
    Kenneth Ray Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is a retired American singer, songwriter, actor,... more on WikipediaSpotify buy button

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    Kenneth Branagh
    18

    Kenneth Branagh

    1960-12-10
    Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1960) is a Northern Irish actor, director,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Kenny Loggins
    18

    Kenny Loggins

    1948-01-07
    Kenneth Clark Loggins (born January 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.... more on Wikipedia

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    Ken Griffey, Jr.
    18
    George Kenneth Griffey Jr. (born November 21, 1969) nicknamed "Junior" and "the Kid", is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Ken Jeong
    20

    Ken Jeong

    1969-07-13
    Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong, M.D. (born July 13, 1969) is an American comedian, actor and... more on Wikipedia

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    Kenny G
    18

    Kenny G

    1956-06-05
    Kenneth Bruce Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Kenny Lofton
    17

    Kenny Lofton

    1967-05-31
    Kenneth Lofton (born May 31, 1967) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder.... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Ken Watanabe
    17

    Ken Watanabe

    1959-10-21
    Ken Watanabe (渡辺 謙, Watanabe Ken, born October 21, 1959) is a Japanese actor. To... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Ken Burns
    11

    Ken Burns

    1953-07-29
    Kenneth Lauren Burns (born July 29, 1953) is an American filmmaker, known for his style of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Ken Kesey
    11

    Ken Kesey

    1935-09-17
    Kenneth Elton Kesey (; September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American novelist,... more on Wikipedia

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    Ken Shamrock
    11

    Ken Shamrock

    1964-02-11
    Kenneth Wayne Shamrock (born Kenneth Wayne Kilpatrick; February 11, 1964) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    Kenny Easley
    10

    Kenny Easley

    1959-01-15
    Kenneth Mason Easley Jr. (born January 15, 1959) is an American former professional football... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Ken Follett
    10

    Ken Follett

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

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    Ken Anderson
    14

    Ken Anderson

    1949-02-15
    Kenneth Allan Anderson (born February 15, 1949) is a former American football quarterback who... more on Wikipedia

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    Kenny Dalglish
    11

    Kenny Dalglish

    1951-03-04
    Sir Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (born 4 March 1951) is a Scottish former football player and... more on Wikipedia

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    Ken Houston
    11

    Ken Houston

    1944-11-12
    Kenneth Ray Houston (born November 12, 1944) is a former American football safety in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Ken Leung
    15

    Ken Leung

    1970-01-21
    Kenneth Leung (born January 21, 1970) is an American actor. His roles include Sang in Rush... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Ken Stabler
    14

    Ken Stabler

    1945-12-25
    Kenneth Michael Stabler (December 25, 1945 – July 8, 2015), nicknamed "the Snake", was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Kenneth Faried
    8

    Kenneth Faried

    1989-11-19
    Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis (born November 19, 1989) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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    Kenny Rogers
    12

    Kenny Rogers

    1964-11-10
    Kenneth Scott Rogers (born November 10, 1964) is an American former Major League Baseball... more on Wikipedia

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    Ken Caminiti
    11

    Ken Caminiti

    1963-04-21
    Kenneth Gene Caminiti (April 21, 1963 – October 10, 2004) was an American third baseman who... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Kenneth Williams
    14
    Kenneth Charles Williams (22 February 1926 – 15 April 1988) was an English actor, best known... more on Wikipedia

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

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    Ken Boyer
    11

    Ken Boyer

    1931-05-20
    Kenton Lloyd "Ken" Boyer (May 20, 1931 – September 7, 1982) was an American Major League... more on Wikipedia

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