Entertainment Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs  

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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Jacobs. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Jacobs on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Jacobs as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Jacobs along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Jacobs, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Jacobss include Gillian Jacobs, Marc Jacobs, and Helen Jacobs, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Gillian Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 35 - Gillian MacLaren Jacobs is an American actress and director. She portrays Britta Perry on the NBC comedy series Community. Jacobs has also appeared in television shows such as Fringe, The Good ...more

Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 54 - Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, with over 200 retail stores in 80 countries. He was the ...more

Helen Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 89 (1908-1997) - Helen Hull Jacobs was a World No. 1 American female tennis player who won ten Grand Slam titles. She was born in Globe, Arizona, United States.

Brandon Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 33 - Brandon Christopher Jacobs is a former American football running back, who spent the majority of his career with the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Giants ...more

Jimmy Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 34 - Chris Scobille is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE as a writer. He is better known by his ring name Jimmy Jacobs, who is best known for his career in Ring of Honor, where he is a ...more

Irwin M. Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 84 - Irwin Mark Jacobs is an electrical engineer, a co-founder and former chairman of Qualcomm, and chair of the board of trustees of the Salk Institute.

Seaman Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 96 (1912-2008) - Seaman Block Jacobs was an American screenwriter. He wrote episodes for several TV shows, such as The Addams Family, The Lucy Show, I Dream of Jeannie, F-Troop, The Andy Griffith Show, Here's ...more

Paul Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 41 - Paul Jacobs is an American organist. Paul Jacobs began piano lessons at age five and organ lessons at age 12 in his hometown of Washington, Pennsylvania. At age 15 he was appointed head organist ...more

Proverb Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 82 - Proverb Gabriel Jacobs, Jr. was an American football offensive and defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. He also played in the ...more

Jane Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 90 (1916-2006) - Jane Jacobs OC OOnt was an American-Canadian journalist, author, and activist best known for her influence on urban studies. Her influential book The Death and Life of Great American Cities ...more

Alan Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 59 - Alan Jacobs is an American independent film director, screenwriter and producer. His films have been acquired by major distributors, including Miramax and Columbia Pictures and have been invited ...more

Jeremy Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 78 - Jeremy Maurice Jacobs, Sr. is the owner of the Boston Bruins and is also Chairman of Delaware North. Forbes magazine ranks him as #583 of the world's billionaires. He was listed by Forbes ...more

Joseph Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 62 (1854-1916) - Joseph Jacobs was an Australian folklorist, literary critic, historian and writer of English literature who became a notable collector and publisher of English Folklore. His work went on to ...more

Paul Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 53 (1930-1983) - Paul Jacobs was an American pianist. He was best known for his performances of twentieth-century music but also gained wide recognition for his work with early keyboards, performing frequently ...more

Glenn Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Glenn Jacobs is a senior coordinating producer in the TV program SportsCenter.

Sam Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 29 - Sam Jacobs is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League. Originally from Woodville-West Torrens in the South Australian National ...more

Christian Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs

Abe Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 80 - Abe Jacobs is a retired New Zealand professional wrestler. He was one of the first men to follow fellow New Zealander Pat O'Connor to the United States where, like O'Connor, Jacobs became a ...more

Christian Richard Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 46 - Christian Richards Jacobs is an American musician, television producer, voice actor and former child actor. He is perhaps most recognized as the co-creator of the award-winning Nick Jr. ...more

Danny Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 49 - Daniel "Danny" Jacobs is an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, best known as the voice of King Julien on The Penguins of Madagascar, Merry Madagascar and the Netflix series ...more

David Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 78 - David Jacobs is a television writer who is best known for being the creator of the soap operas Dallas and Knots Landing.

Will Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Will Jacobs age 63 - Will Jacobs is an American comics and humor writer. He was a coauthor with Gerard Jones on The Beaver Papers, The Comic Book Heroes, and the comic book The Trouble with Girls. He was a ...more

W. W. Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
W. W. Jacobs Dec. at 80 (1863-1943) - William Wymark Jacobs, was an English author of short stories and novels. Although much of his work was humorous, he is most famous for his horror story "The Monkey's Paw".

Aletta Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 75 (1854-1929) - Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs, better known as Aletta Jacobs was the first woman to complete a university course in the Netherlands and the first female physician. She was born to a Jewish ...more

Paul E. Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Paul E. Jacobs age 55 - Paul E. Jacobs is an American businessman and the current Executive Chairman of Qualcomm.

Chyanne Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 33 - Chyanne Jacobs is a pornographic actress.

Ken Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 84 - Ken Jacobs is an American experimental filmmaker. He is the director of Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son, which was admitted to the National Film Registry in 2007. His Star Spangled to Death is a ...more

Johnny Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 66 (1916-1982) - John Byron Jacobs was an American television announcer, often for Chuck Barris productions. He was born in Wisconsin.

Jacklord Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Jacklord Jacobs age 48 - Jacklord Bolaj Jacobs is a boxer from Nigeria, competing in the heavyweight division. As an amateur he represented Nigeria at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. A year later he won ...more

Arnold Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 83 (1915-1998) - Arnold Jacobs was an American orchestral tuba player who was most known as the principal Tubist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1944 until his retirement in 1988. Jacobs was considered ...more

Harry Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Harry Jacobs age 81 - Harry Edwards Jacobs is a former American college and professional football player. A linebacker, he played college football for Bradley University and in the American Football League for the ...more

Jessica Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 18 (1990-2008) - Jessica Madison "Jessie" Jacobs was an Australian actress and singer. She was best known for her role as Melanie Atwood #2 on The Saddle Club.

Jim Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 75 - Jim Jacobs is an American composer, lyricist, and writer for the theatre. He is known for writing the book, lyrics and music, with Warren Casey, for the stage and film musical Grease.

Danny A. Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 39 - Danny A. Jacobs is an actor.

Paul Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Paul Ross Jacobs is an American Emmy award-winning composer and musician.

Matthew Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 61 - Matthew Jacobs is a British writer, director, producer and actor. He is known best for his extensive career writing for television shows like Doctor Who and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. ...more

George Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
George Jacobs Dec. at 68 (1877-1945) - George Jacobs was an American inventor, who invented enamel insulation for magnet wire. He founded Dudlo Manufacturing, which became part of General Cable Corporation, and Inca Manufacturing, ...more

Dan Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dan Jacobs age 35 -

Jon Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 51 - Jon Jacobs is an English actor, entrepreneur, director, producer, writer, and creator of the avatar Neverdie, which is frequently stylised NEVERDIE, from the virtual world Entropia Universe that ...more

Jaenette Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Jaenette Jacobs

Steve Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 48 - Steve Jacobs is an Australian actor and film director who is married to actress and producer Anna Maria Monticelli. The two co-starred in Sky Trackers. Jacobs directed the movie La Spagnola, ...more

Azazel Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 46 - Azazel Jacobs is an American film director and screenwriter, and the son of experimental filmmaker Ken Jacobs. He attended Manhattan’s Bayard Rustin High School. His short films include Kirk and ...more

Louis Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Louis Jacobs Dec. at 86 (1920-2006) - Louis Jacobs was the founder of Masorti Judaism in the United Kingdom, and a leading writer and theologian. He was also the focus of what has become known as "The Jacobs Affair" that ...more

Edgar Pierre Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 83 (1904-1987) - Edgard Félix Pierre Jacobs, better known under his pen name Edgar P. Jacobs, was a Belgian comic book creator, born in Brussels, Belgium. He was one of the founding fathers of the ...more

Irwin Mark Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Irwin Mark Jacobs

Jack Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Dec. at 55 (1919-1974) - "Indian" Jack Jacobs was an American and Canadian football player in the National Football League and Western Interprovincial Football Union. He was a charter member of the Canadian ...more

Chris Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 48 - Christopher "Chris" Jacobs is an actor and television personality. He is the host of TLC's Overhaulin' and formerly hosted The Insider, he also worked as a correspondent for ...more

A.J. Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 50 - Arnold Stephen "A. J." Jacobs, Jr. is an American journalist, author, and lecturer best known for writing about his lifestyle experiments. He is the editor at large for Esquire and has ...more

René Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
age 71 - René Jacobs is a Belgian musician. He came to fame as a countertenor but in recent years has become renowned as a conductor of Baroque and early Classical opera.

Werner Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jacobs
Werner Jacobs Dec. at 90 (1909-1999) - Werner Jacobs was a German film director.