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Famous People Whose Last Name Is West 

Chris Abraham
Updated October 24, 2018 10.8k views 90 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name West. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is West on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with West as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous West along with information about their lives. If your surname is also West, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Wests include Kanye West, Jerry West, and Mae West, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 41 from Georgia, USA, Atlanta
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. His musical career has been marked by dramatic changes in ...more
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 80 from Chelyan, West Virginia, West Virginia
Jerome Alan West (born May 28, 1938) is an American basketball executive and former player. During his active career West played professionally for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National ...more
Mae West is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Dec. at 87 (1893-1980) from Bushwick, New York City, New York, United States of America
Mary Jane "Mae" West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven ...more
Adam West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 90 from Walla Walla, USA, Washington
William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), known professionally as Adam West, was an American actor, known primarily for his role as Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same ...more
David West is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 38 from Teaneck, New Jersey
David Moorer West (born August 29, 1980) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more
Dominic West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 49 from Sheffield, England
Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor, director, and musician. He is best known for playing Jimmy McNulty in The Wire (2002–2008) and Noah Solloway in ...more
Shane West is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 40 from USA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Shannon Bruce Snaith, better known as Shane West, is an American actor, punk rock musician, and songwriter. West is known for his portrayal of Eli Sammler in the ABC family drama Once and Again, ...more
Delonte West is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 35 from Washington, D.C.
Delonte Maurice West (born July 26, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Boston Celtics, Seattle ...more
Billy West is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 66 from Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
William Richard Werstine (born April 16, 1952), known professionally as Billy West, is an American voice actor, comedian, singer, musician, songwriter and former radio personality. He is known ...more
Leslie West is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 73 from New York City, Forest Hills, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, New York metropolitan area, Northeast megalopolis, United States, with Territories, Queens, East Coast of the United States, Continental United States
Leslie West (born Leslie Weinstein; October 22, 1945) is an American rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He is best known as a founding member of the hard rock band Mountain.
Allen West is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 58 from Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Allen Bernard West (born February 7, 1961) is an American political commentator, retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, author, and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives. A member of ...more
Chandra West is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 48 from Edmonton, Canada
Chandra K. West (born December 31, 1970) is a Canadian actress.
Rosemary West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 65 from Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HM Prison New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, ...more
Dottie West is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Dec. at 59 (1932-1991) from McMinnville, Tennessee, United States of America
Dottie West (born Dorothy Marie Marsh; October 11, 1932 – September 4, 1991) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Along with her friends and fellow recording artists Patsy Cline ...more
Fred West is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Dec. at 54 (1941-1995) from Much Marcle, United Kingdom
Frederick Walter Stephen West (29 September 1941 – 1 January 1995) was an English serial killer who committed at least 12 murders between 1967 and 1987 in Gloucestershire, the majority with his ...more
Allen West is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 51 from Brandon, Florida
Allen West (born October 17, 1967, Brandon, Florida, United States) is an American death metal guitarist, who has been a member of Massacre, Obituary, Six Feet Under, Lowbrow, and Southwicked. ...more
Go West is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Go West are an English pop duo, formed in 1982 by lead vocalist Peter Cox and rhythm guitarist and backup vocalist Richard Drummie. At the 1986 Brit Awards, they received the Brit Award for ...more
Cornel West is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 65 from Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America
Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and public intellectual. The son of a Baptist minister, West focuses on the role of ...more
Sandy West is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Dec. at 47 (1959-2006) from Long Beach, California, United States of America
Sandy West (July 10, 1959 – October 21, 2006) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and drummer. She was one of the founding members of the Runaways, the first teenage all-girl hard rock ...more
James Edward Maceo West ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 88 from Virginia
James Edward Maceo West (born February 10, 1931 in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia) is an African American inventor and acoustician. He holds over 250 foreign and U.S. patents for the ...more
Simon West is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 58 from East of England, Eurasia, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories, North Hertfordshire, Letchworth
Simon West (born 17 July 1961) is an English film director and producer best known for directing blockbuster action films like Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and The Expendables 2.
Madeleine West is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 38 from Melbourne, Australia
Melanie Ann Weston (born 26 July 1980), known professionally as Madeleine West, is an Australian actress. She is known for her television roles, having played Dee Bliss on the soap opera ...more
Shelly West is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 60 from Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Shelly West (born May 23, 1958) is an American country music singer. Her mother was the country music star Dottie West, whose career spanned three decades. The younger West reached her peak in ...more
Kimber West is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Kimber West Age 44 from Atlanta, Georgia
The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1997. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.
Red West is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is West
Age 83 from Tennessee, USA, Memphis
Robert Gene "Red" West (March 8, 1936 – July 18, 2017) was an American actor, film stuntman and songwriter. He was known for being a close confidant and songwriter for rock and roll ...more