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Who Is The Most Famous Mike/Michael In The World?

Updated November 25, 2020 6.1k votes 676 voters 222.8k views108 items

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

How many celebrities named Michael can you think of? The famous Mikes and Michaels below have many different professions, including notable actors named Michael, famous athletes named Michael, and even political figures named Michael. 

Michael Jackson is certainly one of the most famous Michaels on this list. One of the famous singers named Michael, he started his career at the age of 6 with the Jackson Five. About 5-6 years later, he went solo and became one of the most famous musicians of all time

Another of the famous people with the first name Michael is Michael Jordan. He was a former player for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. He's received 5 MVP Awards and is arguably the best basketball player in the history of the sport.

Michael Buble is one of the famous singers named Michael. This list also features famous athletes named Mike - like Mike Singletary - and movie stars named Michael, like Michael Caine. There are also football players named Michael, movie stars named Michael, and male singers named Michael (like Michael Bolton). 

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

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    Michael Jackson

    1958-08-29

    BirthplaceUSA, Indiana, Gary

    Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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    Michael Jordan

    1963-02-17

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials MJ, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mike Tyson3
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    Mike Tyson

    1966-06-30

    BirthplaceBedford-Stuyvesant, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Michael Gerard Tyson (born June 30, 1966) is an American former professional boxer who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Schumacher4
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    BirthplaceHürth, Germany

    Michael Schumacher (born 3 January 1969) is a retired German racing driver who raced in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Phelps5
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    Michael Phelps

    1985-06-30

    BirthplaceTowson, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American retired competitive swimmer and the... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael B. Jordan6
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    BirthplaceSanta Ana, California

    Michael Bakari Jordan (born February 9, 1987) is an American actor. He is known for his film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael J. Fox7
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    Michael J. Fox

    1961-06-09

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Michael Andrew Fox (born June 9, 1961), known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • Mike Myers8
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    Mike Myers

    1963-05-25

    BirthplaceScarborough, Toronto, Canada

    Michael John Myers (born May 25, 1963) is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Michael Caine

    1933-03-14

    BirthplaceRotherhithe, London, United Kingdom

    Sir Michael Caine (born 14 March 1933) is an English actor, producer and author. He has... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael Bublé10
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    Michael Bublé

    1975-09-09

    BirthplaceBurnaby, Canada

    Michael Steven Bublé (born September 9, 1975) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Douglas11
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    Michael Douglas

    1944-09-25

    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

    Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer. He has... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Keaton12
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    Michael Keaton

    1951-09-05

    BirthplaceUSA, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

    Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), known professionally as Michael Keaton, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Bolton13
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    Michael Bolton

    1953-02-26

    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    Michael Bolotin (born February 26, 1953), known professionally as Michael Bolton, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Strahan14
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    Michael Strahan

    1971-11-21

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Michael Anthony Strahan (; born November 21, 1971) is an American former football defensive... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Clarke Duncan15

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Michael Clarke Duncan (December 10, 1957 – September 3, 2012) was an American actor best known... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Vick16
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    Michael Vick

    1980-06-26

    BirthplaceVirginia

    Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26, 1980) is a former American football quarterback who played... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mike Trout17
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    Mike Trout

    1991-08-07

    BirthplaceVineland, New Jersey

    Michael Nelson Trout (born August 7, 1991) is an American professional baseball center fielder... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Cera18
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    Michael Cera

    1988-06-07

    BirthplaceBrampton, Canada

    Michael Austin Cera (born June 7, 1988) is a Canadian actor, producer, singer, and songwriter.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Kors19
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    Michael Kors

    1959-08-09

    BirthplaceLong Island, New York, United States of America

    Michael David Kors (born Karl Anderson Jr.; August 9, 1959) is an American fashion designer.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mike Piazza20
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    Mike Piazza

    1968-09-04

    BirthplaceNorristown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Michael Joseph Piazza (; born September 4, 1968) is a former American professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael Fassbender21
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    BirthplaceHeidelberg, Germany

    Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is an Irish-German actor. His feature film debut was in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Irvin22
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    Michael Irvin

    1966-03-05

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

    Michael Jerome Irvin (born March 5, 1966) is a retired American football player, actor, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Bay23
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    Michael Bay

    1965-02-17

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American filmmaker known for directing and... more on Wikipedia

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    Michael Sheen

    1969-02-05

    BirthplaceNewport, United Kingdom

    Michael Christopher Sheen (born 5 February 1969) is a Welsh actor. After training at London's... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mike Ditka25
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    Mike Ditka

    1939-10-18

    BirthplaceUSA, Carnegie, Pennsylvania

    Michael Keller Ditka (born October 18, 1939) is an American former football player, coach, and... more on Wikipedia

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