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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
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

Kent Tekulve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Kent
age 71
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
age 62
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
age 66
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
age 51
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
age 54
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
Dec. at 50 (1961-2011)
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
age 64
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
age 50
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
age 62
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
Dec. at 80 (1907-1987)
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
age 76
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
age 67
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
age 55
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
age 29
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

Kent Nagano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Kent
age 67
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
Dec. at 78 (1907-1985)
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
age 44
Kent Larson is an American actor.

Kent Ehrhardt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Kent
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
Dec. at 36 (1971-2007)
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
age 34
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 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
age 62
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
age 61
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
age 74
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