Entertainment Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight  

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 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
Gladys Maria Knight, known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American recording artist, songwriter, businesswoman, humanitarian and author. A four-time Grammy Award-winner, she is best ...more

Suge Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 53
Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight, Jr. is a former American record producer and music executive. He is the founder and CEO of Black Kapital Records.

Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 27
Brandon Emmanuel Knight is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more

Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 63
Wayne Eliot Knight is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing Newman in the TV sitcom Seinfeld and Officer Don Orville in 3rd Rock from the Sun. His other roles include Dennis ...more

T. R. Knight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 45
Theodore Raymond "T. R." Knight is an American actor known for his role as Dr. George O'Malley on the ABC's medical drama, Grey's Anatomy. Having acted on stage since the age of five, ...more

Shirley Knight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 82
Shirley Knight Hopkins is an American stage, film, and television actress. She has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, in 1960 for The Dark at the Top of the ...more

Ted Knight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Died at 63 (1923-1986)
Ted Knight was an American actor and voice artist perhaps best known for playing the comedic role of Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush in Too Close for Comfort, and Judge Elihu ...more

Naomi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 31
Trinity Fatu is an American wrestler, actress, model, dancer and singer signed to WWE, performing on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Naomi. In August 2009, she signed with World ...more

Sterling Knight is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 29
Sterling Sandmann Knight is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the 2009 film 17 Again as Alex, in Sonny with a Chance and So Random! as Chad Dylan Cooper, and in the Disney ...more

Christopher Knight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 61
Christopher Anton Knight is an American actor best known for playing Peter Brady on the 1970s series, The Brady Bunch. He has since gone on to become a successful businessman and enjoyed a ...more

Beverley Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 45
Beverley Knight MBE D. Mus. is a British recording artist, radio presenter and musical theatre actress who released her debut album, The B-Funk in 1995. Heavily influenced by American soul music ...more

Jordan Knight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 48
Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight is an American singer-songwriter best known as the lead singer in the boy band New Kids on the Block, and as an actor, who rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s. He ...more

Bob Knight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 78
Robert Montgomery "Bob" Knight is a retired American basketball coach. Nicknamed "The General", Knight won 902 NCAA Division I men's college basketball games, the most ...more

Phil Knight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 81
Philip H. Knight was born on February 24, 1938 in Portland, Oregon. He is the co-founder and Chairman of Nike, Inc... Knight attended the University of Oregon, where he received his bachelor's ...more

Sophia Knight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is 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
Brevin Adon Knight 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 Stanford University and ...more

Billy Knight is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 66
William R. "Billy" Knight is an American former professional basketball player who most recently served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Basketball ...more

Jonathan Knight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 50
Jonathan Rashleigh Knight is an American singer. Knight is part of the boy band New Kids on the Block. The band also includes Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood and Jonathan's younger ...more

Trevor Knight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Trevor Knight is a pornographic actor.

Mark 'TDK' Knight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight

Ray Knight is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 66
Charles Ray Knight is an American former right-handed Major League Baseball corner infielder best remembered for his time with the Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets. Originally drafted by the ...more

Matthew Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 25
Matthew Knight 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 in The Grudge film ...more

Tonya Knight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 52
Tonya Knight is an American professional female bodybuilder.

Damon Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
Dec. at 80 (1922-2002)
Damon Francis Knight was an American science fiction author, editor, critic and fan. His forte was short stories and he is widely acknowledged as having been a master of the genre. He was ...more

Gareth Knight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Knight
age 89
Dr. Basil Wilby, aka Gareth Knight is a British esotericist and occult author.