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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams 

Chris Abraham
Updated October 13, 2018 13.6k views 92 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Adams. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Adams on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Adams as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Adams along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Adams, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Adams last names include Amy Adams, John Adams, and Bryan Adams, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Amy Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 44 from Vicenza, Italy
Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress. Known for both her comedic and dramatic performances, she has been featured three times in annual rankings of the highest-paid ...more
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Dec. at 91 (1735-1826) from Braintree, Massachusetts, United States of America
John Adams Jr. (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States from 1797 to ...more
Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 59 from Kingston, Canada
Bryan Guy Adams (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist. He rose to fame in Canada and the United States ...more
John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Dec. at 81 (1767-1848) from Braintree, Massachusetts, United States of America
John Quincy Adams ( (listen); July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, and diarist who served as the sixth president of the United States from 1825 to ...more
Ryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 44 from Jacksonville, USA, North Carolina
David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and poet. He is best known for his solo career, during which he has released 16 ...more
Joey Lauren Adams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 51 from North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968) is an American actress and director who has appeared in more than 40 films. She appeared in several Kevin Smith View Askewniverse films, including ...more
Brooke Tessmacher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 34 from St. Louis
Brooke Nichole Adams (born December 4, 1984), is an American model and professional wrestler, best known by the ring names Miss Tessmacher and Brooke Tessmacher. She is a three–time TNA ...more
Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Dec. at 81 (1722-1803) from Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722 – October 2, 1803) was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was a politician ...more
Douglas Adams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Dec. at 49 (1952-2001) from Cambridge, United Kingdom
Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, screenwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist. Adams was author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which ...more
Maud Adams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 74 from Luleå, Sweden
Maud Solveig Christina Adams (née Wikström; born 12 February 1945), is a Swedish actress, known for her roles as two different Bond girls, first in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) ...more
Tony Adams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 52 from Romford, London, United Kingdom
Tony Alexander Adams (born 10 October 1966) is an English football manager. As a player, Adams played for Arsenal and England, captaining both teams. Adams spent his entire playing career of 22 ...more
Yolanda Adams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 57 from Houston, Texas, United States of America
Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1961) is an American gospel singer, record producer, actress, and former radio host of her own nationally syndicated morning gospel show. As of September ...more
Patrick J. Adams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 37 from Toronto, Canada
Patrick Johannes Adams (born August 27, 1981) is a Canadian actor and director. He is best known for playing Mike Ross, a brilliant college dropout turned unlicensed lawyer in USA Network's TV ...more
Valerie Adams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 34 from Rotorua, New Zealand
Dame Valerie Kasanita Adams (formerly Vili; born 6 October 1984) is a New Zealand shot putter. She is a four-time World champion, four-time World Indoor champion, two-time Olympic, three-time ...more
Matt Adams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 30 from Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
Matthew James Adams is an American professional baseball first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. Nicknamed Big City for his imposing size and ability to regularly hit ...more
Jordan Adams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 24 from Atlanta, Georgia
Jordan Adams is a basketball player.
Don Adams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Dec. at 82 (1923-2005) from Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
Donald James Yarmy (April 13, 1923 – September 25, 2005), known professionally as Don Adams, was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as ...more
Ansel Adams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Dec. at 82 (1902-1984) from Western Addition, California
Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was a landscape photographer and environmentalist known for his black-and-white images of the American West. He helped found Group f/64, ...more
Brooke Adams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 70 from New York City, USA, New York
Brooke Adams (born February 8, 1949) is an American actress. She is best known for her film roles as Abby in Days of Heaven (1978), Elizabeth Driscoll in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) ...more
Ashley Adams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Christine Adams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Christine Adams (born 15 August 1974) is an English actress and model.
Brian Adams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Dec. at 43 (1964-2007) from Kailua, Hawaii, United States of America
Brian Keith Adams (April 14, 1964 – August 13, 2007) was an American professional wrestler. Adams is well known for his time with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), under the name Crush, and ...more
Jane Adams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 53 from Washington, D.C., USA
Jane Adams (born April 1, 1965) is an American actress. She made her Broadway debut in the original production of I Hate Hamlet in 1991, and won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a ...more
Mike Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Age 40 from Corpus Christi, Texas
Jon Michael Adams (born July 29, 1978) is an American former right-handed relief pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Milwaukee Brewers (2004–06), San Diego Padres ...more
Edie Adams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Adams
Dec. at 81 (1927-2008) from Kingston, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Edie Adams (born April 16, 1927 – October 15, 2008) was an American comedienne, actress, singer and businesswoman. She was an Emmy Award nominee and Tony Award winner. Adams was well known for ...more