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Who Is The Most Famous Brown In The World?

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

How many celebrities with the last name Brown can you think of? The famous Browns below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Brown, famous musicians named Brown, and even athletes named Brown.

James Brown is certainly one of the most famous Browns on this list. One of the famous musicians with the last name Brown, he was a funk legend known as the Godfather of Soul. His biggest hits include “I Got You (I Feel Good),” It's a Man's Man's Man's World,” and “Say It Loud – I'm Black and I'm Proud.”

Another of the famous people with the last name Brown is Zac Brown. He is the singer-songwriter best known for his work with the Zac Brown Band. He is also a member of the electronic group Sir Rosevelt.

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  • James Brown

    James Brown

    Dec. at 73 (1933-2006)
    James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter,...  more
  • Zac Brown

    Zac Brown

    Age: 42
    Zac Brown (born July 31, 1978) is the lead singer and guitarist of the band, Zac Brown Band....  more
  • Melanie Brown
    Melanie Janine Brown (born 29 May 1975), known professionally as Mel B, is an English singer,...  more
  • Bobby Brown
    Robert Barisford Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter, occasional...  more
  • Foxy Brown

    Foxy Brown

    Age: 42
    Inga Fung Marchand (born September 6, 1978), known professionally as Foxy Brown, is an...  more
  • Danny Brown
    Daniel Dewan Sewell, better known by his stage name Danny Brown, is an American hip hop...  more
  • Yvette Nicole Brown
    Yvette Nicole Brown (born August 12, 1971) is an American actress, voice actress, and host....  more
  • Chris Brown
    Christopher Maurice Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor...  more
  • Jim Brown

    Jim Brown

    Age: 79
    James Nathaniel Brown (born February 17, 1936) is an American former professional football...  more
  • Willie Brown
    William Ferdie Brown (born December 2, 1940) is an American football executive and former...  more
  • Tim Brown

    Tim Brown

    Age: 54
    Timothy Donell Brown (born July 22, 1966) is a former American football wide receiver who...  more
  • Jerry Brown
    Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. (born April 7, 1938) is an American politician who served as the 34th...  more
  • Dustin Brown
    Dustin Brown (born November 4, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey right winger for...  more
  • Kevin Brown
    James Kevin Brown (born March 14, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed...  more
  • Clancy Brown
    Clarence John "Clancy" Brown III (born January 5, 1959) is an American actor and voice actor...  more
  • Jenn Brown

    Jenn Brown

    Age: 39
    Jennifer Lynne Brown (born March 23, 1981) is an American sports broadcaster and television...  more
  • Dan Brown

    Dan Brown

    Age: 56
    Daniel Gerhard Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author best known for his thriller...  more
  • Kwame Brown
    Kwame Hasani Brown (born March 10, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player....  more
  • Mordecai Brown

    Mordecai Brown

    Dec. at 72 (1876-1948)
    Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown (October 19, 1876 – February 14, 1948), nicknamed Three Finger...  more
  • Paul Brown

    Paul Brown

    Dec. at 83 (1908-1991)
    Paul Eugene Brown (September 7, 1908 – August 5, 1991) was an American football coach and...  more
  • Gordon Brown
    James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British politician who was Prime Minister of...  more
  • Tammie Brown
    Tammie Brown, is an American drag performer and recording artist. Brown was a fixture in the...  more
  • Larry Brown
    Lawrence Harvey Brown (born September 14, 1940) is a former American basketball coach and...  more
  • Derren Brown

    Derren Brown

    Age: 49
    Derren Brown (born 27 February 1971) is an English mentalist, illusionist, and author. Since...  more
  • Courtney Brown
    Courtney Lanair Brown (born February 14, 1978) is a former American college and professional...  more