Entertainment Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson  

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

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Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 46
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American-Canadian actor, producer and professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of ...more

Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 59
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association for 13 seasons. ...more

Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
Dec. at 65 (1908-1973)
Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States, a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President. Johnson, a Democrat from Texas, ...more

Calvin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 33
Calvin Johnson, Jr., nicknamed Megatron, is an American football wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He played college football for Georgia Tech, and was ...more

Dakota Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 29
Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American actress and model, who played the lead role in the short-lived Fox sitcom Ben and Kate and appeared in The Social Network, Beastly, 21 Jump Street, and Need ...more

Andrew Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
Dec. at 67 (1808-1875)
Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of President Abraham Lincoln's passing. The ...more

Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 37
Joe Marcus Johnson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association he is currently number 13 on 3 point field made ...more

Andre Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 37
Andre Lamont Johnson is an American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Texans third overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. ...more

Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 55
Randall David "Randy" Johnson, nicknamed "The Big Unit", is an American former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1988 to 2009 for six teams, ...more

Chris Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 33
Christopher Duan "Chris" Johnson is an American football running back who is currently a free agent . He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft. ...more

Don Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 69
Donnie Wayne "Don" Johnson is an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his role as James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television ...more

Robert Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
Dec. at 27 (1911-1938)
Robert Leroy Johnson was an American singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has ...more

Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 27
Shawn Machel Johnson is a retired American artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist. Johnson became a member ...more

Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 43
Jack Johnson is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and former professional surfer. Johnson is known primarily for his work in the folk rock, soft rock, and ...more

Glen Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 34
Glen McLeod Cooper Johnson is an English footballer, who plays as a right back for Liverpool and the England national team. He began his career at West Ham United, spending time on loan at ...more

Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
Dec. at 68 (1878-1946)
John Arthur "Jack" Johnson, nicknamed the Galveston Giant was an American boxer, who—at the height of the Jim Crow era—became the first African American world heavyweight boxing ...more

Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
Dec. at 53 (1954-2007)
Dennis Wayne Johnson, nicknamed "DJ", was an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics and ...more

Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 49
Larry Demetric Johnson is a retired American basketball player who spent his professional career in the National Basketball Association with the Charlotte Hornets and New York Knicks. He was ...more

Kevin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 52
Kevin Maurice Johnson is the current mayor of Sacramento, the capital city of the U.S. state of California. Elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012, Johnson is the first African American to serve ...more

Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
Dec. at 59 (1887-1946)
Walter Perry Johnson, nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball career for the ...more

Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 48
Amy Jo Johnson is an American actress, singer, songwriter, scriptwriter, producer, director, musician and gymnast, first starring as the Pink Ranger Kimberly Ann Hart in Mighty Morphin Power ...more

Gary Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 66
Gary Earl Johnson is an American businessman and politician. He served as the 29th Governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003, as a member of the Republican Party, and was the Libertarian Party ...more

Eric Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 64
Eric Johnson is an American guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist from Austin, Texas. Best known for his electric guitar skills, Johnson is also a highly proficient acoustic, lap steel, resonator, ...more

Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 39
Larry Alphonso Johnson, Jr. is a former American football running back in the National Football League. He played college football for Penn State University, and was recognized as a unanimous ...more

Jimmy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Johnson
age 75
James William "Jimmy" Johnson is an American football broadcaster and former player, coach, and executive. He served as the head football coach at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater ...more