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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
Kent Hrbek Kent Alan Hrbek, nicknamed Herbie, is a former American Major League Baseball first baseman. He played his entire 14-year baseball career for the Minnesota Twins. Hrbek batted left-handed and ...more

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Kent Tekulve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Tekulve Kenton Charles Tekulve is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. During a 16-year baseball career, he pitched for three different teams, but spent most of his career with ...more

Kent Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Nilsson Kent Åke "Kenta" Nilsson is a retired professional ice hockey centre. During his NHL career he was called "Mr. Magic" and "The Magic Man". In 2006 he was ...more

Kent Hovind is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Hovind Kent E. Hovind is an American Young Earth creationist and conspiracy theorist. Hovind has spoken on creation science, aiming to convince listeners to reject scientific theories of evolution, ...more

Kent Mercker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Mercker Kent Franklin Mercker is a retired American 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
Kent James 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
Kent Hull James Kent Hull was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League and United States Football League, more precisely a center for the New Jersey Generals of the USFL and ...more

Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Benson Michael Kent Benson is a retired American collegiate and professional basketball player. Having had a prolific career during the 1970s and 1980s, he scored a career high of 38 points, playing ...more

Kent Graham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Graham Kent Douglas Graham is a former American football quarterback. Graham played quarterback at the University of Notre Dame before transferring to Ohio State University. After his college football ...more

Kent Rominger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Rominger Kent Vernon "Rommel" Rominger is an American former astronaut, former NASA Chief of the Astronaut Office at Johnson Space Center, and a Captain in the United States Navy. He joined ATK ...more

Kent Taylor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Taylor Kent Taylor was an American actor of film and television. Born Louis William Weiss in Nashua in northeastern Iowa, 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
Kent McCord Kent McCord is an American actor and writer 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
Kent Cheng Kent Cheng Jak-si is a Hong Kong film and television actor. He has won twice the best actor award in the Hong Kong Film Awards.

Kent Austin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Austin Richard Kent Austin is the current head coach and general manager of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats football team. 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
Kent Bazemore Kenneth Lamont "Kent" Bazemore, Jr. is an American professional basketball shooting guard who currently plays for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association. As a junior ...more

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Kent Nagano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Nagano Kent George Nagano is an American conductor and opera administrator. He is currently the music director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and the Bavarian State Opera.

Kent Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Smith Kent Smith was an American actor who had a lengthy career in film, theater, and television. Born Frank Kent Smith in New York, New York, Smith made his acting debut on Broadway in 1932 in Men ...more

Kent Larson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Larson Kent Larson is an American actor.

Kent Ehrhardt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Ehrhardt 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 North is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent North Kent North was a gay pornographic film actor. His real name was Ben Grey. Kent North was born in Kent, England and worked in the UK and the US gay pornographic industry for Alphamale Media and ...more

Kent Jude Bernard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Jude Bernard Kent Jude Bernard is an actor, photographer and a visual artist.

Kent Osborne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Osborne 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) 23 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Shocknek Kent Shocknek is an American television newsman. Because of the length of his career, the duration of his newscasts, and breaking news events, is believed to have logged more hours anchoring ...more

Kent Hill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Hill Kent Angelo Hill 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 five Pro Bowls. He ...more

Kent Nix is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Nix Alvin Kent Nix is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League. Nix played football collegiately at Texas Christian University. He is the son of Emery Nix, ...more

Kent Mesplay is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Kent

Kent Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Williams Kent Williams is an American actor. Williams was born in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York. He studied music and theatre at the State University of New York at Oswego, where he ...more

Kent Andersson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Andersson Kent Yngve Andersson was a Swedish actor, theatre director and playwright. Andersson was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He wrote most of his plays from a ...more

Kent Broadhurst is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Broadhurst Kent Broadhurst is an American actor, painter, playwright and screen writer. As an actor he has appeared: On Broadway in A Doll's House in 1997 with Janet McTeer and The Caine Mutiny ...more

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Kent Tong is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Tong Kent Tong Chun-yip also known as Ken Tong, Kenneth Tong (Traditional - 湯鎮業 Simplified - 汤镇业)was born on 29 September 1958 in Hong Kong. He was a popular Television Broadcast TVB actor during the ...more

Kent Rathbun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Rathbun Kent Rathbun is a Four-time Beard Award-nominated American chef and restaurateur. His restaurants include Abacus, in Dallas, Texas, an upscale restaurant chosen as most popular in Dallas by the ...more

Kent Kennan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Kennan Kent Wheeler Kennan was an American composer, author, educator, and professor. He learned to play the organ and the piano and received degrees in composition and music theory from the University ...more

Kent Masters King is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Masters King Kent Masters King is an American actress currently appearing on the daytime soap opera General Hospital. Kent began her career as Julie Williams on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing. She ...more

Kent Rogers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Rogers Kent Byron Rogers was an American actor and impressionist, who appeared in several live-action shorts and features and a voice actor for Warner Bros..

Kent Conrad is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Conrad Gaylord Kent Conrad is a former United States Senator from North Dakota. He is a member of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, the North Dakota affiliate of the Democratic Party. First ...more

Kent Ninomiya is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Ninomiya Kent Ninomiya is the first male Asian American broadcast journalist to be a primary news anchor of a television station in the United States. The Asian American Journalist Association, often ...more

Kent Bateman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Bateman Bruce Kent Bateman is an American movie producer and director.

Kent Manderville is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Manderville Kent Stephen Manderville is a retired Canadian ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes, ...more

Kent Tachibana is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Tachibana Tachibana Kent (橘ケント) is a multi-ethnic model & musical artist from Japan. 

Kent Desormeaux is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Desormeaux Kent Jason Desormeaux is an American thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey who holds the U.S. record for most races won in a single year with 598 wins in 1989.

Kent Eken is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Eken Bernhard Kent Eken is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District 4, which includes portions of ...more

Kent Kresa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Kresa Kent Kresa is an American businessman. Formerly, he was Chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman, as well as Chairman of General Motors and has worked with the Defense Advanced Research Project ...more

Kent Hance is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Hance Kent Ronald Hance is the former Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System. In his role, he oversaw Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Angelo State ...more

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Kent Riley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Riley Kentigan Peter "Kent" Riley is an English actor, born in Fazakerley, Liverpool, & brought up in Lydiate, where he attended St Gregory's Junior School, where he caught the bug for ...more

Kent Butterworth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Butterworth Kent Butterworth is a film director, television director, television producer, film producer and screenwriter.

Kent R. Weeks is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent R. Weeks Kent R. Weeks is an American Egyptologist.

Kent Walton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Walton Kent Walton, born Kenneth Walton Beckett, was a British television sports commentator and presenter.

Kent Klich is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Klich Kent Klich is a Swedish photographer living in Copenhagen.

Kent Faulcon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent Faulcon Kent Faulcon is an American actor, director, and writer. He has made several contributions to Black independent film festivals.

Kent R. Brown is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Kent
Kent R. Brown Dr. Kent R. Brown is Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and former Playwright-In-Residence and Adjunct Professor of English at Fairfield University in Fairfield, ...more