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Famous People Whose Last Name Is King  

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

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Stephen King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 71
Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which ...more
B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 93
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. King introduced a ...more
Jaime King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 36
Jaime King (born April 23, 1979) is an American actress and model. In her modeling career and early film roles, she used the names Jamie King and James King, which was a childhood nickname given ...more
Carole King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 77
Carole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter who has been active since 1958, initially as one of the staff songwriters at the Brill Building and later ...more
Larry King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 85
Larry King (born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger; November 19, 1933) is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 ...more
Bernard King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 62
Bernard King (born December 4, 1956) is an American retired professional basketball player at the small forward position in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played 14 seasons with ...more
Billie Jean King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 75
Billie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles: 12 in singles, 16 in women's doubles, ...more
Don King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 87
Donald King (born August 20, 1931) is an American boxing promoter known for his involvement in historic boxing matchups. He has been a controversial figure, partly due to a manslaughter ...more
Regina King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 44
Regina Rene King (born January 15, 1971) is an American actress and television director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and three ...more
Albert King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Dec. at 69 (1923-1992)
Albert Nelson (April 25, 1923 – December 21, 1992), known by his stage name Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer whose playing influenced many other blues guitarists. He is ...more
Ben E. King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 80
Benjamin Earl King (born Benjamin Earl Nelson, September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015) was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer. He is best known as the singer and co-composer of ...more
Freddie King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Dec. at 42 (1934-1976)
Freddie King (September 3, 1934 – December 28, 1976) was an American blues guitarist and singer. He recorded several hits for Federal Records in the early 1960s. His soulful and powerful voice ...more
Steve King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 69
Steven Arnold King (born May 28, 1949) is an American politician and former businessman serving as a U.S. Representative from Iowa since 2003. A member of the Republican Party, he represented ...more
Joey King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 19
Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American actress. She gained recognition portraying Ramona Quimby in the family comedy film Ramona and Beezus (2010), an adaptation of Beverly Cleary's ...more
Alison King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 45
Alison Rosamund King (born 3 March 1973) is an English actress and model. She has had television roles as Lynda Block in the Sky One drama series Dream Team, and in Coronation Street as Mrs ...more
Mollie King is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Mollie King age 31
Mollie Elizabeth King (born 4 June 1987) is an English singer-songwriter, television and radio presenter and model. She is best known for being a member of girl group The Saturdays. As part of ...more
Jamie King is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Alan King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Dec. at 77 (1927-2004)
Alan King (born Irwin Alan Kniberg; December 26, 1927 – May 9, 2004) was an American actor and comedian known for his biting wit and often angry humorous rants. King became well known as a ...more
Kerry King is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 54
Kerry Ray King (born June 3, 1964) is an American musician, best known as a guitarist and songwriter for the American thrash metal band Slayer. He co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981 ...more
Rodney King is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Dec. at 47 (1965-2012)
Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American construction worker turned writer and activist after surviving an act of police brutality by the Los Angeles Police Department. ...more
Georgia King is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 32
Georgia May King (born 18 November 1986) is an English actress.
Elle King is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 30
Elle Schneider is an actress and a singer-songwriter.
Hunter King is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 25
Hunter Haley King (born Haley Ashley King; October 19, 1993) is an American actress. She portrayed Adriana Masters on Hollywood Heights (2012), Summer Newman on The Young and the Restless ...more
Peter T. King is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
age 74
Peter Thomas King (born April 5, 1944) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district since 2013. A member of the Republican Party, King ...more
Coretta Scott King is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is King
Dec. at 79 (1927-2006)
Coretta Scott King (née Scott; April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. An active advocate for ...more