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Ever wondered how many famous people named King there are? This list of celebrities named King includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Kings on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named King, actors named King, and even athletes named King. Well-known Kings like King Crimson, King Kong Bundy, and King Arthur are just the start of this list.
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King Crimson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named King
King Crimson are a progressive rock band. Formed in London in 1968, the band are widely recognised as a foundational progressive rock group. The band have incorporated diverse influences and ...more

King Kong Bundy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named King
age 61
Christopher Alan "Chris" Pallies (November 7, 1957 – March 4, 2019) was an American professional wrestler, stand-up comedian, and actor, better known by his ring name, King Kong Bundy. ...more

King Arthur is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named King
King Arthur was a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries. The ...more

King Leonidas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named King
King Leonidas is a fictional character from the films 300 and the 2008 film Meet the Spartans (as Leonidas).

King Clancy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 83 (1903-1986)
Francis Michael "King" Clancy was a Canadian professional ice hockey player, referee, coach and executive. Clancy played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Ottawa ...more

King Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 37 (1857-1894)
Michael Joseph "King" Kelly was an American right fielder, catcher, and manager in various professional American baseball leagues including the National League, International ...more

King Diamond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named King
King Diamond is a Danish heavy metal band formed in 1985 by vocalist King Diamond, guitarists Andy LaRocque and Michael Denner, bassist Timi Hansen and drummer Mikkey Dee. Diamond, Denner and ...more

King Curtis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 37 (1934-1971)
Curtis Ousley, who performed under the stage name King Curtis, was an American saxophone virtuoso known for rhythm and blues, rock and roll, soul, blues, funk and soul jazz. Variously a ...more

King Gordy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named King
age 41
Waverly W. Alford III, better known by his stage name King Gordy, is an American rapper. He has been in the industry since 2000. He is best known for his 2003 album The Entity and his appearance ...more

King Parsons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named King
age 70
King Parsons is a former professional wrestler better known by his ring name Iceman King Parsons.

King David is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named King

King Vidor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 88 (1894-1982)
King Vidor was a film director, film producer, screenwriter and actor.

King Solomon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named King
age 53
King Solomon boxed professionally for five years in the super featherweight division out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss, and 3 draws. His most famous opponent was ...more

King Baggot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 69 (1879-1948)
William King Baggot was an American actor, film director and screenwriter. He was an internationally famous movie star of the silent film era. The first individually publicized leading man in ...more

King Tee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named King
age 50
Roger McBride, mostly known as King Tee, is an American West Coast Hip hop rapper from Compton, California. Emerging as one of Compton's earliest hip hop artists. He was signed to Capitol ...more

King Tubby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 48 (1941-1989)
Osbourne Ruddock, better known as King Tubby, was a Jamaican electronics and sound engineer, known primarily for his influence on the development of dub in the 1960s and 1970s. Tubby's ...more

King Benny Nawahi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 86 (1899-1985)
"King" Bennie Nawahi was an American steel guitar master from Hawaii, well known throughout the United States in the 1920s and 30s. Celebrated as a virtuoso during his lifetime, his ...more

King Coffey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named King
King Coffey is an American drummer, known for being the drummer of the psychedelic/noise rock band Butthole Surfers and band leader of Drain. He began drumming in a Fort Worth hardcore punk band ...more

King Chip is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named King
age 32
King Chip is a rapper.

King Zhou of Shang is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named King
King Zhou was the pejorative posthumous name given to Di Xin, the last king of the Shang dynasty of ancient China. He is also called Zhou Xin. He may also be referred to by adding ...more

King C. Gillette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 77 (1855-1932)
King Camp Gillette was an American businessman. He invented a best selling version of the safety razor. Several models were in existence before Gillette's design. Gillette's innovation was the ...more

King Elah is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named King
Elah was a son of Baasha, who succeeded him as the 4th king of Israel. William F. Albright has dated his reign to 877 BC - 876 BC, while E. R. Thiele offers the dates 886 BC - 885 BC. Chapter 16 ...more

King Oliver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 57 (1881-1938)
Joseph Nathan Oliver better known as King Oliver or Joe Oliver, was an American jazz cornet player and bandleader. He was particularly recognized for his playing style and his pioneering use of ...more

King Orgasmus One is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named King
age 39
Manuel Romeike, known by his stage name King Orgasmus One, is a rapper and porn producer from Berlin, Germany.

King Curtis Iaukea is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named King
Dec. at 73 (1937-2010)
Curtis Piehau Iaukea, III was a professional wrestler better known as King Curtis Iaukea. Iaukea won championships in several of the major regional U.S. promotions, both as a single and in ...more