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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 36
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 55
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 36
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 35
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 85
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 42
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 83
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 60
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 79
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 30
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 81
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 47
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 50
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 79
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 64
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 56
Paul E. Jacobs is an American businessman and the current Executive Chairman of Qualcomm.