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Famous People Named Wesley 

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If your name is Wesley, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Wesley, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Wesley can you think of? The famous Wesleys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Wesley, athletes named Wesley, and even political figures named Wesley. The music industry is no stranger to the name Wesley, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Wesley are worth mentioning? This list includes Wesley Snipes, Wesley Sneijder, Wesley Matthews and Wesley Walker. To read more about these notable people named Wesley, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Wesley Snipes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 56

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Orlando

Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, director, film producer, martial artist, and author. His prominent film roles include New Jack City (1991), White Men Can't Jump ...more

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Wesley Sneijder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 34

Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands

Wesley Sneijder (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛsli ˈsnɛi̯dər] (listen); born 9 June 1984) is a Dutch retired professional footballer. He was named UEFA midfielder of the season and one of the three ...more

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Wesley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 32

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Wesley Joel Matthews Jr. (born October 14, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more

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Wesley Walker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Wesley Walker Age: 60

Birthplace: San Bernardino, California

Wesley Darcel Walker (born May 26, 1955) is a former professional American football wide receiver who played for the New York Jets from 1977 to 1989. Walker graduated from Carson High School in ...more

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Wesley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 31

Birthplace: Corsicana, Texas

Wesley JaMarr Johnson (born July 11, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for Panathinaikos of the Greek Basket League and the EuroLeague. He played college basketball for ...more

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Wesley Walls is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 49

Birthplace: Batesville, Mississippi

Charles Wesley Walls (born March 26, 1966) is a former American football tight end who played 14 seasons in the National Football League.

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Wesley Woodyard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 29

Birthplace: LaGrange, Georgia

Wesley Woodyard Jr. (born July 21, 1986) is an American football linebacker for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Denver ...more
Wesley Clark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 74

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr. (born December 23, 1944) is a retired General of the United States Army. He graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1966 at West Point and was awarded a Rhodes ...more
Wesley Willis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Dec. at 40 (1963-2003)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Wesley Lawrence Willis (May 31, 1963 – August 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and visual artist. Diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1989, Willis began a career as an underground ...more

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Wesley Mouzon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)

Birthplace: South Carolina

Wesley Mouzon (August 15, 1927 – July 1, 2003) was a professional boxer. Born in Kingstree, South Carolina, Mouzon moved as a child to Philadelphia, long considered one of the best boxing school ...more
Wesley Eure is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 67

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Wesley Eure (born August 17, 1951) is an American actor, singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer. He is best known for appearing as Michael Horton on the American ...more
Wesley Wright is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 34

Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama

Dequam LaWesley Wright (born January 28, 1985) is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Rays, ...more
Wesley Correira is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 40

Birthplace: Hilo, Hawaii, United States of America

Wesley John Correira Jr. (born November 11, 1978), nicknamed Cabbage, is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the heavyweight and super heavyweight divisions. An iron chinned ...more
Wesley Ruggles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Dec. at 83 (1889-1972)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Wesley Ruggles (June 11, 1889 – January 8, 1972) was an American film director.
Wesley Jonathan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 40

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Wesley Jonathan Waples (born October 18, 1978) is an American actor best known for his starring role as Jamal Grant on the NBC Saturday morning comedy-drama series, City Guys (1997-2001), Gary ...more
Wesley Addy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Dec. at 83 (1913-1996)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Robert Wesley Addy (August 4, 1913 – December 31, 1996) was an American actor of stage, television, and film.
Wesley Fofana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Wesley Fofana Age: 31

Birthplace: Paris, France

Wesley Fofana is a French rugby union player, of Malian descent, who plays for ASM Clermont Auvergne and the France national rugby union team. He plays as a wing or centre, and won the Top 14 ...more
Wesley Lau is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Dec. at 63 (1921-1984)

Birthplace: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA

Wesley Lau (June 18, 1921 – August 30, 1984) was an American film and television actor.
Wesley C. Skiles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Dec. at 52 (1958-2010)

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

Wesley C. Skiles (March 6, 1958 – July 21, 2010) was an American cave diving pioneer, explorer, and underwater cinematographer. Skiles lived in High Springs, Florida.
Wesley Huntress is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Wesley T. Huntress, Jr. is an American space scientist. An astrochemist and space scientist, Huntress worked for about twenty years at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. During the 1980s he was ...more
Wesley Mann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 56

Birthplace: USA, California, Vallejo

Wesley Mann (born September 6, 1963) is an American character actor. Many of Mann's roles are minor and he frequently delivers only a handful of lines, but he has a somewhat distinctive ...more
Wesley Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Age: 38

Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Wesley Olan Gonzales (born July 27, 1980 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino former professional basketball player. Gonzales last played for the Barako Bull Energy Cola before retiring after a ...more
Wesley Wofford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Wesley Wofford is a makeup artist.
Wesley Barry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Dec. at 87 (1907-1994)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, Hollywood, California

Wesley Barry (August 10, 1907 – April 11, 1994) was an American child actor in silent motion pictures. He later became a producer and director of both film and television. As a director, he was ...more
Wesley McNair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Wesley
Wesley McNair Age: 77

Birthplace: New Hampshire

Wesley McNair is an American poet, writer, editor, and professor. He has authored ten volumes of poetry, most recently, The Lost Child: Ozark Poems. He has also written three books of prose, ...more