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Who Is The Most Famous Steve Or Steven In The World?

Updated October 30, 2020 1.1k votes 101 voters 73.5k views99 items

List RulesVote up all the Steves and Stevens you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Steve can you think of? The famous Steves and Stevens below have many different professions, including notable actors named Steve, famous musicians named Steve and even directors named Steven.

Steven Spielberg is certainly one of the most famous Stevens on this list. One of the famous filmmakers named Steven, he won Academy Awards for directing Saving Private Ryan and Schindler's List. He also directed such films as Jaws, Lincoln, and The Color Purple.

Another of the famous people with the first name Steve is Steve Martin. He is an actor and comedian best known for his work in The Jerk, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, and Parenthood. Of course, fans of The Office (US) will recognize Steve Carell as another beloved celebrity Steve. There are also musicians, such as Steve Azar, one of the country singers named Steve. 

Of the famous Stephens, prolific horror author Stephen King is definitely popular, as is the hilarious Stephen Colbert. Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Steve or Stephen? Just add them to the list!

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    Steven Tyler

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    Steve Jobs

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    Steve Martin

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    Steve Carell

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    Stephen Hawking

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    Steve Buscemi

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    Stephen King

    Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction,...  more

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    Stephen Colbert

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    Stephen Curry

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    Steve McQueen

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    Steve Irwin

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    Steve Nash

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    Steve Winwood

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    Steve Zahn

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    Steve Coogan

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    Steve Harvey

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    Steve Aoki

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    Steve Perry

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    Stephen Moyer

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    Steve Vai

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    Steven Yeun

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    Steve Earle

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