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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson 

Chris Abraham
Updated November 13, 2019 32.1k views 98 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Jackson. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Jackson on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Jackson as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Jackson along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Jackson, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Jacksons include Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, and Samuel L. Jackson, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Dec. at 51 (1958-2009) from USA, Indiana, Gary
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he is regarded as one of the most significant ...more
Janet Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 52 from Gary, Indiana, United States of America
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. A prominent figure in popular culture, she is known for sonically innovative, socially ...more
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 70 from Washington, D.C., USA
Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer. A recipient of critical acclaim and numerous accolades and awards, Jackson is the actor whose films have ...more
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Dec. at 78 (1767-1845) from Waxhaws
Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Before being elected to the ...more
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 77 from Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. (né Burns; born October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential ...more
La Toya Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 62 from Gary, Indiana, United States of America
La Toya Yvone Jackson (born May 29, 1956) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman and television personality. The fifth and middle child of the Jackson family, Jackson first ...more
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 56 from Bessemer, Alabama, United States of America
Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson (born November 30, 1962) is an American former baseball and football player. He is the only professional athlete in history to be named an All-Star in both ...more
Josh Charles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 47 from Baltimore, USA, Maryland
Joshua Aaron Charles (born September 15, 1971) is an American actor. He is best known for the roles of Dan Rydell on Sports Night; Will Gardner on The Good Wife, which earned him two Primetime ...more
DeSean Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 29 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
DeSean William Jackson (born December 1, 1986) is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the ...more
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Dec. at 64 (1887-1951) from South Carolina
Joseph Jefferson Jackson (July 16, 1887 – December 5, 1951), nicknamed "Shoeless Joe", was an American star outfielder who played Major League Baseball (MLB) in the early 1900s. He is ...more
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 72 from Wyncote, Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Reginald Martinez Jackson (born May 18, 1946) is an American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons for the Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York ...more
Peter Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 57 from New Zealand, Wellington
Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter, and film producer. He is best known as the director, writer, and producer of the Lord of the Rings ...more
Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 64 from England, Burton-upon-Trent
David Ian "Joe" Jackson (born 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter. Having spent years of studying music and playing clubs, Jackson scored a hit with his first ...more
Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 35 from Las Vegas, Nevada
Steven Rashad Jackson (born July 22, 1983) is a former American football running back. He played college football for Oregon State and was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the first round with ...more
Kate Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 70 from Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Lucy Kate Jackson (born October 29, 1948) is an American actress, director, and producer, known for her television roles as Sabrina Duncan in the series Charlie's Angels (1976–79) and Amanda ...more
Alan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 60 from Newnan, Georgia, United States of America
Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country singer and songwriter. He is known for honoring a “traditional country” musical style, and for penning many of his own songs. ...more
Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 40 from Port Arthur, Texas
Stephen Jesse Jackson (born April 5, 1978) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the New Jersey Nets, ...more
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 53 from New York City, New York, United States of America
Mark Arrol Jackson (born April 1, 1965) is an American former National Basketball Association (NBA) player and coach. A point guard from St. John's University, he played for the New York Knicks, ...more
Victoria Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 59 from USA, Florida, Miami
Victoria Jackson (born August 2, 1959) is an American actress, comedian, and singer who was a cast member of the NBC television sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (SNL) from 1986 to 1992. ...more
Vincent Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 36 from Fort Polk, Louisiana
Vincent Terrell Jackson (born January 14, 1983), is a former American football wide receiver who played for 12 seasons in the National Football League. He played college football at Northern ...more
Jermaine Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 64 from Gary, Indiana, United States of America
Jermaine La Jaune Jackson (born December 11, 1954) is an American singer, songwriter, bass guitarist, and member of the Jackson family. He was a member of The Jackson Five, a singing group ...more
Amy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 28 from Isle of Man
Akira Amy Jane Harpreet Jackson is British mixed Italian Indian Punjabi actress and model known for her work in Indian films. She began her modelling career at the age of 16, and went on to win ...more
Glenda Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 82 from Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Glenda May Jackson (born 9 May 1936) is an English actress and former Labour Party politician. A professional actress from the late 1950s onwards, Jackson spent four years as a member of the ...more
Randy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 62 from USA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Randall Darius Jackson (born June 23, 1956) is an American bassist, singer, record producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. Jackson began his career in the 1980s as a session musician ...more
Fred Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson
Age 38 from Fort Worth, Texas
Frederick George Jackson (born February 20, 1981) is a former American football running back. He played college football at Coe College. After going undrafted in 2003 and playing three seasons ...more