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Who Is The Most Famous Johnson In The World?

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List RulesVote up all of the Johnsons you've heard of.

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

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is certainly one of the most famous Johnsons on this list. One of the famous actors with the last name Johnson, he started his career as a professional wrestler before starring in The Scorpion King in 2002. He has since appeared in such films as Rampage, Tooth Fairy, and the Fast & Furious franchise.

Another of the famous people with the last name Johnson is Magic Johnson. He is a former NBA player who spent the bulk of his career with The Lakers. He is a five-time NBA champion and 12-time NBA All-Star.

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  • Dwayne Johnson
    Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an...  more
  • Magic Johnson
    Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. (born August 14, 1959) is an American retired professional...  more
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson

    Dec. at 65 (1908-1973)
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was an...  more
  • Dakota Johnson
    Dakota Mayi Johnson (born October 4, 1989) is an American actress and model. The daughter of...  more
  • Jack Johnson
    Jack Hody Johnson (born May 18, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist,...  more
  • Robert Johnson

    Robert Johnson

    Dec. at 27 (1911-1938)
    Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer, songwriter...  more
  • Don Johnson
    Donald Wayne Johnson (born December 15, 1949) is an American actor, producer, director,...  more
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson

    Dec. at 67 (1808-1875)
    Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson...  more
  • Shawn Johnson
    Shawn Machel Johnson East (born January 19, 1992) is an American former artistic gymnast. She...  more
  • Beverly Johnson
    Beverly Ann Johnson (born October 13, 1952) is an American model, actress, singer, and...  more
  • Van Johnson

    Van Johnson

    Dec. at 92 (1916-2008)
    Charles Van Dell Johnson (August 25, 1916 – December 12, 2008) was an American film,...  more
  • Betsey Johnson
    Betsey Johnson is an American fashion designer best known for her feminine and whimsical...  more
  • Amy Jo Johnson
    Amy Jo Johnson (born October 6, 1970) is an American-Canadian actress, filmmaker,...  more
  • Calvin Johnson
    Calvin Johnson Jr. (born September 29, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver. A...  more
  • Joe Johnson
    Joseph Marcus Johnson (born June 29, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who...  more
  • Andre Johnson
    Andre Lamont Johnson (born July 11, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver who...  more
  • Randy Johnson
    Randall David Johnson (born September 10, 1963), nicknamed "The Big Unit", is an American...  more
  • Chris Johnson
    Christopher Duan "Chris" Johnson (born September 23, 1985) is a former American football...  more
  • Glen Johnson
    Glen McLeod Cooper Johnson (né Stephens; 23 August 1984) is an English former professional...  more
  • Jack Johnson

    Jack Johnson

    Dec. at 68 (1878-1946)
    John Arthur Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), nicknamed the Galveston Giant, was an...  more
  • Dennis Johnson

    Dennis Johnson

    Dec. at 53 (1954-2007)
    Dennis Wayne Johnson (September 18, 1954 – February 22, 2007), nicknamed "DJ", was an American...  more
  • Larry Johnson
    Lawrence Demetric Johnson (born March 14, 1969) is an American retired basketball player who...  more
  • Kevin Johnson
    Kevin Johnson may refer to:...  more
  • Walter Johnson

    Walter Johnson

    Dec. at 59 (1887-1946)
    Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big...  more
  • Gary Johnson
    Gary Earl Johnson (born January 1, 1953) is an American businessman, author, and politician...  more