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Who Is The Most Famous Kim In The World?

Updated October 29, 2020 858 votes 43 voters 41.2k views97 items

List RulesVote up all of the Kims you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Kim can you think of? The famous Kims below have many different professions, including notable actors named Kim, famous musicians named Kim, and even global figures named Kim.

Kim Kardashian is certainly one of the most famous Kims on this list. One of the famous TV personalities named Kim, she rose to prominence after starring in the reality show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians. She has also launched several international brands including the Kardashian Kollection and Kardashian Beauty.

Another of the famous people with the first name Kim is Kim Basinger. She is a former model turned actress. She won an Oscar for her role in 1997's L.A. Confidential. Kim Dickens and Kim Delaney are also famous actresses you'll recognize on this list. There are also reality TV personalities, such as Kim Richards and Kim Zolciak. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Kim? Just add them to the list!

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    Kim Kardashian

    1980-10-21
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    Kim Basinger

    1953-12-08
    Kimila Ann Basinger (born December 8, 1953) is an American actress, singer and former fashion...  more

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  • Kim Jong-il3
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    Kim Jong-il

    1941-02-16
    Kim Jong-il (officially transcribed Kim Jong Il; Korean: 김정일; Korean pronunciation:...  more

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    Kim Jong-un

    1983-01-08
    Kim Jong-un (officially transcribed Kim Jong Un; Korean: 김정은; Korean pronunciation:...  more

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  • Kim Cattrall5
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    Kim Cattrall

    1956-08-21
    Kim Victoria Cattrall (; born 21 August 1956) is a British-Canadian actress. She is best known...  more

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    Kim Novak

    1933-02-13
    Marilyn Pauline "Kim" Novak (born February 13, 1933) is a retired American film and television...  more

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    Kim Petras

    1992-08-27
    Kim Petras (born 27 August 1992) is a German singer and songwriter, currently based in Los...  more

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    Kim Richards

    1964-09-19
    Kim Erica Richards (born September 19, 1964) is an American former child actress (Nanny and...  more

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    Kim Gordon

    1953-04-28
    Kim Althea Gordon (born April 28, 1953) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, visual...  more

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  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley10
    Kimberly Payne Williams-Paisley (née Williams; born September 14, 1971) is an American actress...  more

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  • Kim Coates11
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    Kim Coates

    1958-02-21
    Kim Coates (born February 21, 1958) is a Canadian-American actor who has worked in both...  more
  • Kim Dickens12
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    Kim Dickens

    1965-06-18
    Kimberly Jan Dickens (born June 18, 1965) is an American actress. Her film debut was a...  more
  • Kimberly Stewart13
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    Alana Kimberly Stewart (born August 20, 1979) is an American socialite, television...  more
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    Kim Zolciak

    1978-05-19
    Kimberleigh Marie Zolciak-Biermann (born May 19, 1978) is an American television personality...  more

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  • Kimberly Guilfoyle15
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    Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle () (born March 9, 1969) is an American television news personality and...  more

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    Kim Deal

    1961-06-10
    Kimberley Ann Deal (born June 10, 1961) is an American singer-songwriter. She rose to...  more

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  • Kim Smith17
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    Kim Smith

    1983-03-03
    Kimberly Katherine "Kim" Smith (born March 3, 1983) is a former American fashion model and...  more
  • Taeyeon18
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    Taeyeon

    1989-03-09
    Kim Tae-yeon (born March 9, 1989), more commonly known mononymously as Taeyeon, is a South...  more

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    Kim Thayil

    1960-09-04
    Kim A. Thayil (born September 4, 1960) is an American musician best known as the lead...  more

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    Kim Fields

    1969-05-12
    Kim Victoria Fields (born May 12, 1969) is an American actress and television director. Fields...  more

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    Kim Spradlin

    1983-01-30
    Kimberly Brooke "Kim" Spradlin is a bridal shop owner from San Antonio, Texas, best known as...  more

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    Kim Alexis

    1960-07-15
    Kim Alexis (born July 15, 1960) is an American model and actress....  more

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  • Kim Hyo-yeon25
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    Kim Hyo-yeon

    1989-09-22
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