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Who Is The Most Famous Jackson In The World?

Updated March 16, 2021 830 votes 37 voters 42.6k views93 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Jackson.

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

Michael Jackson is certainly one of the most famous Jacksons on this list. One of the famous performers with the last name Jackson, he is one of the best-selling artists of all-time. “Thriller,” “Billie Jean,” and “Beat It,” are among his biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the last name Jackson is Samuel L. Jackson. He is an actor who frequently works with Spike Lee and Quentin Tarantino. He starred in such projects as Pulp Fiction, Chi-Raq, and Eve's Bayou.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Jackson? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Jackson that you've heard of! 

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    Michael Jackson

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    Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer. A...  more

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    Janet Jackson

    Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and...  more

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    Jesse Jackson

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    Peter Jackson

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    Randy Jackson

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    Andrew Jackson

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    Cheyenne Jackson

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    Joshua Jackson

    Joshua Browning Jackson (born June 11, 1978) is an American-Canadian actor. He is known for...  more
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    Jermaine La Jaune Jackson (born December 11, 1954) is an American singer, songwriter, bass...  more

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    La Toya Jackson

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    Alan Jackson

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    Shirley Jackson

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    Skai Jackson

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    Mahalia Jackson

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    Reggie Jackson

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    Marlon Jackson

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    Amy Jackson

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    Glenda Jackson

    Glenda May Jackson (born 9 May 1936) is an English actress and former Labour Party...  more

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    DeSean Jackson

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    Joe Jackson

    David Ian "Joe" Jackson (born 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter....  more

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    Kate Jackson

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    Paris Jackson

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    Sherry Jackson

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