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

Which famous people named Ken are worth mentioning? This list includes Kenneth Branagh, Ken Griffey, Jr., Ken Stabler and Kenny Chesney. To read more about these notable people named Kenneth, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Record producer, Entrepreneur, Musician
Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers is an American singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor, entrepreneur and author, and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Though he ...more

Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Baseball player
George Kenneth "Ken" Griffey, Jr., nicknamed "Junior" and "The Kid", is an American former professional baseball outfielder who played 22 years in Major League ...more

Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" Chesney is an American singer and songwriter. He has recorded eleven albums, nine of which have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA. He has also produced ...more

Kenny G is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Record producer, Songwriter, Saxophonist
Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American adult contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist. His fourth album, Duotones, brought him breakthrough success in ...more

Ken Shamrock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Wrestler, Actor
Kenneth Wayne Shamrock is an American mixed martial artist, Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Famer, and professional wrestler. Shamrock emerged as one of the biggest stars in the history ...more

Kenny Loggins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician
Kenneth Clark "Kenny" Loggins is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is known for soft rock music beginning in the 1970s, and later for writing and performing for movie ...more

Kenneth Branagh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh is an actor, director, producer and screenwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has directed or starred in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's ...more

Kenny Lofton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Baseball player
Kenneth "Kenny" Lofton is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. Lofton was a six-time All-Star, four-time Gold Glove Award winner, and at retirement, was ranked fifteenth among ...more

Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ken
American football player
Kenneth Michael "Ken" Stabler, nicknamed "The Snake," is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers, and ...more

Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Coach, American football player
Kenneth Allan "Ken" Anderson is a former American football quarterback who spent his entire professional career playing for the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL and later returned as a ...more

Ken Jeong is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Comedian, Physician, Actor
Kendrick Kang-Joh "Ken" Jeong, M.D. is an American actor, comedian and physician. He is best known for his roles as Ben Chang on the critically acclaimed NBC comedy series Community ...more

Ken Caminiti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Baseball player
Kenneth Gene Caminiti was an American third baseman who spent fifteen seasons in Major League Baseball with the Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers and Atlanta Braves. He was the ...more

Ken Houston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ken
American football player
Kenneth Ray Houston is a former American football defensive back in the American Football League and National Football League. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986. Houston ...more

Kenny Dalglish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Manager, Coach, Footballer
Kenneth Mathieson "Kenny" Dalglish MBE is a Scottish former footballer and manager. In a career spanning 22 years, he played for Celtic and Liverpool, winning numerous honours with ...more

Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Basketball player
Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. He played center at Morehead State ...more

Kenny Easley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ken
American football player
Kenneth Mason Easley, Jr. is a former American college and professional football player who was a strong safety in the National Football League for seven seasons during the 1980s. He played ...more

Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Wrestler, Actor
Kenneth Anderson is an American professional wrestler and occasional actor. He is signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he performs under the ring name Mr. Anderson, where he has ...more

Kenneth Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Comedian, Actor, Presenter
Kenneth Charles Williams was an English comic actor and comedian of Welsh parentage. He was one of the main ensemble in 26 of the 31 Carry On films, and appeared in numerous British television ...more

Ken Watanabe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Actor
Ken Watanabe is an actor.

Kenny Anderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Basketball Coach, Basketball player, Actor
Kenneth "Kenny" Anderson is a retired American basketball player. After a college career at Georgia Institute of Technology, he played point guard professionally from 1991 to 2006, ...more

Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Actor, Professional Boxer, Sports commentator
Ken Norton, Sr. was an American professional boxer. Norton is a former WBC heavyweight champion. In a professional career spanning 14 years, Norton officially retired from the sport in May 1981. ...more

Ken Boyer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Manager, Baseball player
Kenton Lloyd Boyer was an American third baseman, coach and manager in Major League Baseball who played from 1955 to 1969 for four teams, primarily the St. Louis Cardinals. The captain of the ...more

Kenny Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Basketball player, Actor, Sports commentator
Kenneth "Kenny" Smith is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association and went on to become a TV basketball analyst, primarily ...more

Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Baseball player
Kenneth Wayne Singleton is an American former professional baseball player and current television sports commentator. He played as an outfielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball ...more

Ken Follett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Novelist, Film Producer, Author
Ken Follett is a film producer and writer.