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Who Is The Most Famous Kelly In The World?

Updated March 16, 2021 678 votes 36 voters 19.4k views79 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Kelly.

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

Grace Kelly is certainly one of the most famous Kellys on this list. One of the famous actresses with the last name Kelly, she starred in To Catch a Thief, Rear Window, and Mogambo. She became the Princess of Monaco when she married Prince Rainier III in 1956.

Another of the famous people with the last name Kelly is Machine Gun Kelly. He is a singer and actor. “Bad Things,” “I Think I'm Okay,” and “Wild Boy” are among his most popular songs.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Kelly? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Kelly that you've heard of! 

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    Grace Kelly

    1929-11-12

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American film actress who became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956. After embarking on an acting...  more

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    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    GenderMale

    Colson Baker (born April 22, 1990), known professionally as Machine Gun Kelly (abbreviated as MGK), is an American rapper and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. MGK embarked on a musical career as a...  more

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    Tori Kelly

    1992-12-14

    BirthplaceCanyon Lake, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Victoria Loren Kelly (born December 14, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. Kelly first gained recognition after posting videos on YouTube as a teenager, and...  more

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    R. Kelly

    1967-01-08

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967)[8] is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former semi-professional basketball player. Kelly is known for songs including "Ignition...  more

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    Minka Kelly

    1980-06-24

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    GenderFemale

    Minka Kelly (born Minka Dumont Dufay; June 24, 1980) is an American actress. Her first starring role was in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006–2009) and she has also appeared on the shows...  more

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    Gene Kelly

    1912-08-23

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    GenderMale

    Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. He was known for his...  more

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    Joanne Kelly

    1978-12-01

    BirthplaceBay d'Espoir, Newfoundland, Canada

    GenderFemale

    Joanne M. Kelly (born December 22, 1978) is a Canadian actress, known for her appearances in films such as Going the Distance, and in the TV series Warehouse 13 as the character Myka Bering, a Secret...  more
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    Megyn Kelly

    1970-11-18

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Megyn Marie Kelly (born November 18, 1970) is an American journalist and former corporate defense attorney. She was a news anchor at Fox News from 2004 to 2017, and a talk show host and correspondent...  more

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    Moira Kelly

    1968-03-06

    BirthplaceQueens, New York, USA

    GenderFemale

    Moira Kelly (born March 6, 1968) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Kate Moseley in the 1992 film The Cutting Edge, as well as single mother Karen Roe on the teen drama One Tree...  more
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    Kelly Kelly

    1987-01-15

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, USA

    GenderFemale

    Alternative NameBarbie Blank^! Kelly Kelly

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    BirthplaceWorcester, Massachusetts, USA

    GenderFemale

    Alternative NameJean Louisa Kelly

    Jean Louisa Kelly (born March 9, 1972) is an American actress. After making her film debut as Tia Russell in Uncle Buck (1989) alongside John Candy, she appeared in a wide range of other films...  more
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    Paula Kelly

    1943-10-21

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, USA

    GenderFemale

    Paula Kelly (October 21, 1943 - February 9, 2020) was a dancer, singer, and actress in films, television and theatre. Kelly made her Broadway debut as Mrs. Veloz in the 1964 musical Something More!,...  more
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    Michael Kelly

    1968-05-22

    BirthplaceUSA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    GenderMale

    Michael Joseph Kelly, Jr. (born May 22, 1969) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Doug Stamper in House of Cards, as well as for roles in films such as Changeling, Dawn of the...  more
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    Lorraine Kelly

    1959-11-30

    BirthplaceGorbals, Glasgow, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Lorraine Kelly, (born 30 November 1959) is a Scottish actor and presenter, and journalist. She is best known for presenting Raa Raa the Noisy Lion on CBeebies. Kelly has been presented on TV-am,...  more
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    David Kelly

    1929-07-11

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    GenderMale

    David Kelly (11 July 1929 – 12 February 2012) was an Irish actor who had regular roles in several film and television works from the 1950s onwards. One of the most recognisable voices and faces of...  more

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    Lisa Robin Kelly

    1970-03-05

    BirthplaceSouthington, Connecticut, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Lisa Robin Kelly (March 5, 1970 – August 15, 2013) was an American actress. She was best known for her role as Laurie Forman on the TV series That '70s Show...  more
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    Sam Kelly

    1943-12-19

    BirthplaceManchester, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Roger Michael Kelly (19 December 1943 – 14 June 2014), known by the stage name Sam Kelly, was an English actor who appeared in film, television, radio and theatre. He is best known for his roles as...  more
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    Wynton Kelly

    1931-12-02

    BirthplaceJamaica

    GenderMale

    Wynton Charles Kelly (December 2, 1931 – April 12, 1971) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He is known for his lively, blues-based playing and as one of the finest accompanists in jazz. He...  more
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    Richard Kelly

    1975-03-28

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    GenderMale

    James Richard Kelly (born March 28, 1975) is an American film director and writer, who wrote and directed the cult classic Donnie Darko in 2001....  more

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    Matthew Kelly

    1950-05-09

    BirthplaceUrmston, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Matthew Kelly (born David Allan Kelly, 9 May 1950) is an English actor and presenter. Having been trained as a theatre actor, he first came to public prominence as a television presenter of ITV light...  more
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    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    GenderMale

    David Patrick Kelly (born January 23, 1951) is an American actor and musician who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is best known for his role as Luther, the main antagonist in...  more
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    Brendan Kelly

    1964-09-28

    BirthplaceDublin, Ireland

    GenderMale

    Brendan Kelly is an Irish-born actor and artist who has appeared mostly in TV series. Kelly has starred and guest-appeared in series like Acapulco H.E.A.T., Tarzan, New York Undercover, Oz, NYPD...  more
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    Patsy Kelly

    1910-01-12

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Patsy Kelly (January 12, 1910 – September 24, 1981) was an American actress. She is known for her role as the brash, wisecracking sidekick to Thelma Todd in a series of short comedy films produced by...  more
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    Clinton Kelly

    1969-02-22

    BirthplaceLong Island, New York, USA

    GenderMale

    Clinton Kelly (born February 22, 1969) is an American fashion consultant and media personality known for his role as co-host on What Not to Wear, a reality program that featured fashion makeovers. He...  more
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    Luke Kelly

    1940-11-17

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    GenderMale

    Luke Kelly (17 November 1940 – 30 January 1984) was an Irish singer, folk musician and actor from Dublin, Ireland. Born into a working-class household in Dublin city, Kelly moved to England in his...  more