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List of famous people named Kent, along with photos. How many celebrities named Kent can you think of? The famous Kents below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Kent, athletes named Kent, and even political figures named Kent. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Kent? Add them to the list.

The name Kent isn't the most popular of names, but you'll be surprised just how many famous people named Kent exist. Many famous athletes are named Kent, like Hrbek who played for the Minesotta Twins for 14 years. In the science field, famous Kents are Kovind, a creationist famous for rejecting evolutionary theories; and on the opposite spectrum is Rominger a former astronaut and head of NASA.   

 
Kent Hrbek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 58

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Kent Alan Hrbek (; born May 21, 1960 in Minneapolis, Minnesota), nicknamed Herbie, is a former American Major League Baseball first baseman. He played his entire 14-year baseball career for the ...more
Kent Tekulve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 71

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio

Kenton Charles "Teke" Tekulve (born March 5, 1947), is an American former professional baseball right-handed relief pitcher, who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), ...more
Kent Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 62

Birthplace: Nynäshamn, Sweden

Kent Åke "Kenta" Nilsson (born 31 August 1956) is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey centre. He played in the World Hockey Association (WHA) for the Winnipeg Jets, and in ...more
Kent Hovind is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 66
Kent E. Hovind (born January 15, 1953) is an American Christian fundamentalist evangelist and tax protester. He is a controversial figure in the Young Earth creationist movement whose ministry ...more
Kent Mercker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 51

Birthplace: Dublin, Ohio

Kent Franklin Mercker (born February 1, 1968) is an American former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He played for nine teams over his seventeen-year career.
Kent James is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 54

Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States of America

Kent Bradley James is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and activist. He is also known as Nick Name.
Kent Hull is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: Died at 50 (1961-2011)

Birthplace: Pontotoc, Mississippi

James Kent Hull (January 13, 1961 – October 18, 2011) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League and United States Football League, more precisely a center for ...more
Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 64

Birthplace: New Castle, Indiana, United States of America

Michael Kent Benson (born December 27, 1954) is a retired American collegiate and professional basketball player. Having had a prolific career during the 1970s and 1980s, he scored a career high ...more
Kent Graham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 47

Birthplace: Winfield, Illinois

Kent Douglas Graham (born November 1, 1968) is a former American football quarterback. Graham played quarterback at the University of Notre Dame before transferring to Ohio State University. ...more
Kent Rominger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Rominger Age: 62

Birthplace: Del Norte, Colorado

Kent Vernon "Rommel" Rominger (born August 7, 1956) is an American former astronaut, former NASA Chief of the Astronaut Office at Johnson Space Center, and a Captain in the United ...more
Kent Taylor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Dec. at 80 (1907-1987)

Birthplace: Nashua, Iowa, United States of America

Kent Taylor (born Louis William Weiss; May 11, 1907 – April 11, 1987) was an American actor of film and television. Taylor appeared in more than 110 films, the bulk of them B-movies in the 1930s ...more
Kent McCord is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 76

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Kent Franklin McWhirter (born September 26, 1942), known by his stage name Kent McCord, is an American actor, best known for his role as Officer Jim Reed on the television series Adam-12.
Kent Cheng is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 67

Birthplace: China, Hong Kong, Eurasia, Asia

Kent Cheng Jak-si (born 22 May 1951) is a Hong Kong film and television actor. He is a two time recipient of the best actor award at the Hong Kong Film Awards.
Kent Austin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 55

Birthplace: Natick, Massachusetts

Richard Kent Austin (born June 25, 1963) is the co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Liberty. He was previously the head coach at Cornell University and offensive coordinator at ...more
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 29

Birthplace: Kelford, North Carolina

Kenneth Lamont "Kent" Bazemore Jr. (born July 1, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As a ...more

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Kent Nagano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 67

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

Kent George Nagano (born November 22, 1951) is an American conductor and opera administrator. He is currently music director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra since 2006, and general music ...more
Kent Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Dec. at 78 (1907-1985)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Frank Kent Smith (March 19, 1907 – April 23, 1985) was an American actor who had a lengthy career in film, theatre and television.
Kent Ehrhardt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Ehrhardt

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Meteorologist ' ' ' Kent Ehrhardt ' ' ' delivers weekday weathercasts on "News 4 St. Louis ", Since joining "News 4 St. Louis" Ehrhardt has covered severe weather, including ...more
Kent Jude Bernard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 34

Birthplace: USA, Louisiana, New Iberia

Kent Jude Bernard is an actor, photographer and a visual artist.
Kent Osborne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Osborne is an American screenwriter, actor, and producer for film and television. As a writer and storyboard artist for such animated television shows as SpongeBob SquarePants, Camp Lazlo, ...more
Kent Shocknek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 62

Birthplace: USA, California, Berkeley

Kent Shocknek (born December 2, 1956) is an American television and film personality who branched into acting toward the end of a lengthy career as a television newsman. Because of the length of ...more
Kent Hill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 58

Birthplace: Americus, Georgia

Kent Angelo Hill (born March 7, 1957) is a former American football offensive lineman who played nine seasons in the National Football League, mainly for the Los Angeles Rams. He was selected to ...more
Kent Nix is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 74

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Alvin Kent Nix (born March 12, 1944 in Corpus Christi, Texas) is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League. Nix played football collegiately at Texas ...more
Kent Mesplay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 56

Birthplace: Papua New Guinea

The 2016 Green Party presidential primaries were a series of primaries, caucuses and state conventions in which voters elected delegates to represent a candidate for the Green Party's nominee ...more
Kent Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem

Kent Williams (born December 27, 1950) is an American actor. Williams was born in Harlem, Manhattan, New York. He studied music and theatre at the State University of New York at Oswego, where ...more