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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.

Ken Cuccinelli is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Politician, Lawyer Kenneth Thomas "Ken" Cuccinelli II is a former Attorney General of Virginia who was the Republican candidate for Governor of Virginia in the 2013 Virginia gubernatorial election. He ...more

Ken Dryden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Ice Hockey Player, Businessperson, Politician Kenneth Wayne "Ken" Dryden, PC OC, is a Canadian politician, lawyer, businessman, author, and former NHL goaltender. He is an officer of the Order of Canada and a member of the Hockey ...more

Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Baseball player Kenneth Scott Rogers is a former American Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. During a 20-year baseball career, he pitched from 1989 to 2008 for six different teams. In addition to being ...more

Ken Holtzman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Baseball player Kenneth Dale Holtzman is a left-handed former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played most of his career for the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics. He was a two-time All Star and a ...more

Ken Ham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Evangelist, Writer, Presenter Kenneth Alfred "Ken" Ham is an Australian-born young Earth creationist, fundamentalist Christian, and the president of Answers in Genesis, a Creationist apologetics ministry which ...more

Kenneth More is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Actor, Writer Kenneth Gilbert More CBE was an English film and stage actor. Raised to stardom by the vintage car based film-comedy Genevieve, he appeared in many roles as a carefree, happy-go-lucky gent. His ...more

Kenneth Bianchi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi is an American serial killer, kidnapper and rapist. Bianchi and his cousin Angelo Buono, Jr., together are known as the Hillside Stranglers. He is serving life ...more

Ken Riley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Ken
American football player Kenneth Jerome Riley is a former professional American football defensive back who played his entire career for the Cincinnati Bengals, in the American Football League in 1969 and in the NFL ...more

Ken Patera is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Wrestler, Strongman Kenneth Patera is a former professional wrestler, Olympic weightlifter, and Strongman competitor from the United States.

Ken Leung is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Actor Kenneth "Ken" Leung is an American actor who is best known for his role as Miles Straume in the ABC television series Lost and roles in such films as Shanghai Kiss, Rush Hour, X-Men: ...more

Ken Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Professional Boxer Ken Buchanan is a Scottish boxer and the former Boxing Undisputed World Lightweight Champion.

Ken Vandermark is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Film Score Composer, Saxophonist, Musician Ken Vandermark is an American jazz composer and saxophone and clarinet player. A fixture on the Chicago-area music scene since the 1990s, Vandermark has earned wide critical praise for his ...more

Kenneth Connor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Soldier, Radio personality, Actor Kenneth Connor was an actor, soldier, and radio personality

Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Ken
American football player Kenneth John O'Brien, Jr. is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles. When he retired he was the only Jets ...more

Kenneth Mars is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting Kenneth Mars was an American television, film and voice actor. He may be best-remembered for starring in two Mel Brooks films: the insane Nazi playwright Franz Liebkind in 1968's The Producers, ...more

Ken Olin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Kenneth Edward "Ken" Olin is an American actor, director and producer. He is known for his starring role on the television series thirtysomething, and most recently as executive ...more

Kenny Wayne Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He has released several studio albums and experienced significant commercial success both as a blues artist and a young

Ken Norton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Coach, Actor, American football player Kenneth Howard "Ken" Norton, Jr. is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League and the current defensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders. Previously, he ...more

Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Baseball player George Kenneth "Ken" Griffey is an American former professional baseball outfielder who was a member of the famed Big Red Machine. He is the father of former professional outfielder

Ken Howard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Author, Actor, Voice acting Kenneth Joseph "Ken" Howard, Jr. is an American actor, best known for his roles as Thomas Jefferson in 1776 and as basketball coach and former Chicago Bulls player Ken Reeves in the ...more

Ken Kesey is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as a countercultural figure who considered himself a link between the ...more

Ken Hodge is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Ice Hockey Player Kenneth Raymond Hodge, Sr. is a retired hockey player for the NHL Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks and New York Rangers. He was born in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, but grew up in ...more

Ken Stott is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Actor Kenneth Campbell "Ken" Stott is a Scottish actor, particularly known in the United Kingdom for his many roles in television. He is best known for his roles as the eponymous title ...more

Ken Rosewall is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Tennis player Kenneth Robert Rosewall AM, MBE is a former world top-ranking amateur and professional tennis player from Australia. He won a record 25 tennis Majors including 8 Grand Slam singles titles and ...more

Ken Hensley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ken
Record producer, Guitarist, Musician Kenneth William David Hensley is a keyboard player, guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer best known for his work with Uriah Heep during the 1970s. He wrote or co-wrote the majority of ...more