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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight 

Chris Abraham
Updated June 29, 2018 6.9k views 91 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Knight. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Knight on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Knight as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Knight along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Knight, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Knights include Gladys Knight, Suge Knight, and Brandon Knight, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Gladys Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 74 from Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA
Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Knight ...more
Suge Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 53 from Lynwood, California, United States of America
Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight Jr. (; born April 19, 1965) is an American record producer, music executive, former American football player and convicted felon. He is best known as the ...more
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 27 from Miami, Florida, United States of America
Brandon Emmanuel Knight (born December 2, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A two-time Gatorade ...more
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 63 from New York City, USA, New York
Wayne Elliot Knight (born August 7, 1955) is an American actor, voice artist and comedian. He is known for playing Newman in Seinfeld (1992–1998), Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park (1993), Al ...more
T. R. Knight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 45 from Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Theodore Raymond Knight (born March 26, 1973) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Dr. George O'Malley on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy. Having acted on stage since the ...more
Shirley Knight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 82 from Goessel, Kansas, United States of America
Shirley Knight Hopkins (born July 5, 1936) is an American actress who has appeared in more than 50 feature films, made-for-television movies, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway ...more
Ted Knight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Dec. at 63 (1923-1986) from USA, Connecticut, Terryville, Connecticut
Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor and voice artist well known for playing the comedic roles of Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush in Too ...more
Naomi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Naomi Age 31 from Sanford
Trinity Fatu is an American wrestler, actress, model, dancer and singer signed to WWE, performing on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Naomi.
Sterling Knight is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 29 from Hilton Head Island, USA, South Carolina
Sterling Sandmann Knight (born March 5, 1989) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Alex in 17 Again, Chad Dylan Cooper in the Disney Channel sitcom Sonny with a Chance and its ...more
Christopher Knight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 61 from Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Christopher or Chris Knight may refer to:
Beverley Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 45 from Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Beverley Knight, (born Beverley Anne Smith; 22 March 1973) is an English recording artist and musical theatre actress who released her debut album, The B-Funk, in 1995. Heavily influenced by ...more
Jordan Knight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 48 from Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight (born May 17, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He is the lead singer of the boy band New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), who rose to fame in the 1980s ...more
Bob Knight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 78 from Massillon, Ohio, United States of America
Robert Montgomery Knight (born October 25, 1940) is a former American basketball coach. Nicknamed "the General", Knight won 902 NCAA Division I men's college basketball games, a record ...more
Phil Knight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 81 from Portland, Oregon
Philip Hampson "Phil" Knight, whose nickname is "Buck" (born February 24, 1938) is an American business magnate and philanthropist. A native of Oregon, he is the co-founder ...more
Sophia Knight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Sophia Knight
Sophia Knight is a makeup artist.
Brevin Knight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 43 from Livingston, New Jersey
Brevin Adon Knight (born November 8, 1975) is an American retired professional basketball point guard who played with nine teams in the NBA from 1997 to 2009. Knight played college basketball at ...more
Billy Knight is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 66 from Braddock, Pennsylvania
William R. Knight (born June 9, 1952) is an American former professional basketball player and executive. Playing with the Indiana Pacers in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and ...more
Jonathan Knight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 50 from Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
Jonathan Knight (born November 29, 1968) is an American singer. He is part of the boy band New Kids on the Block. It also includes Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood and his younger ...more
Mark 'TDK' Knight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 46 from Brighton, United Kingdom
Mark Alan Knight (born 8 January 1973), also known as TDK and Madfiddler, is a British musician, video game music composer and sound designer. He started out writing chiptune and module file ...more
Ray Knight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 66 from Albany, Georgia, United States of America
Charles Ray Knight (born December 28, 1952) is an American former right-handed Major League Baseball corner infielder best remembered for his time with the Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets. ...more
Matthew Knight is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 25 from Los Angeles, USA, California
Matthew Knight (born February 16, 1994) is a Canadian actor who made his debut in 2002 when he played Peter in a television episode of Queer as Folk. He is best known for his role as Jake Kimble ...more
Tonya Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Tonya Knight Age 52 from Ashland, Oregon, USA
Tonya Knight (born March 24, 1966) is an American professional female bodybuilder.
Damon Knight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Dec. at 80 (1922-2002) from Baker City, Oregon, United States of America
Damon Francis Knight (September 19, 1922 – April 15, 2002) was an American science fiction author, editor and critic. He is the author of "To Serve Man", a 1950 short story adapted for ...more
Gareth Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Age 89 from United Kingdom
Dr. Basil Wilby, aka Gareth Knight (born 1930) is a British esotericist and occult author.
Terry Knight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Dec. at 61 (1943-2004) from Lapeer, Michigan
Terry Knight (born Richard Terrance Knapp; April 9, 1943 – November 1, 2004) was an American rock and roll music producer, promoter, singer, songwriter and radio personality, who enjoyed some ...more