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Who Is The Most Famous West In The World?

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

Kanye West is certainly one of the most famous Wests on this list. One of the famous rappers with the last name West, he started as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records before launching a successful solo career. “Runaway,” “Flashing Lights,” and “Gold Digger” are among his biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the last name West is Mae West. She was an actress and screenwriter. She is best known for such films as She Done Him Wrong and My Little Chicadee.

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  • Kanye West

    Kanye West

    Age: 43
    Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record...  more
  • Mae West

    Mae West

    Age: Died at 87 (1893-1980)
    Mary Jane "Mae" West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer,...  more
  • Adam West

    Adam West

    Age: 92
    William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), known professionally as Adam West,...  more
  • Dominic West
    Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor, director, and...  more
  • Billy West

    Billy West

    Age: 68
    William Richard Werstine (born April 16, 1952), known professionally as Billy West, is an...  more
  • Shane West

    Shane West

    Age: 42
    Shannon Bruce Snaith, better known as Shane West, is an American actor, punk rock musician,...  more
  • Chandra West
    Chandra K. West (born December 31, 1970) is a Canadian actress....  more
  • Rosemary West
    Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer,...  more
  • Fred West

    Fred West

    Dec. at 54 (1941-1995)
    Frederick Walter Stephen West (29 September 1941 – 1 January 1995) was an English serial...  more
  • Leslie West
    Leslie West (born Leslie Weinstein; October 22, 1945 – December 23, 2020) was an American rock...  more
  • Cornel West
    Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social...  more
  • Jerry West

    Jerry West

    Age: 82
    Jerome Alan West (born May 28, 1938) is an American basketball executive and former player....  more
  • David West

    David West

    Age: 40
    David Moorer West (born August 29, 1980) is an American retired professional basketball player...  more
  • Delonte West
    Delonte Maurice West (born July 26, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
  • Allen West

    Allen West

    Age: 59
    Allen Bernard West (born February 7, 1961) is an American political commentator, retired U.S....  more
  • Dottie West

    Dottie West

    Dec. at 59 (1932-1991)
    Dottie West (born Dorothy Marie Marsh; October 11, 1932 – September 4, 1991) was an American...  more
  • Sandy West

    Sandy West

    Dec. at 47 (1959-2006)
    Sandy West (July 10, 1959 – October 21, 2006) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and...  more
  • James Edward Maceo West
    James Edward Maceo West (born February 10, 1931 in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia)...  more
  • Simon West

    Simon West

    Age: 59
    Simon West (born 17 July 1961) is an English film director and producer best known for...  more
  • Madeleine West
    Melanie Ann Weston (born 26 July 1980), known professionally as Madeleine West, is an...  more
  • Shelly West
    Shelly West (born May 23, 1958) is an American country music singer. Her mother was the...  more
  • Kimber West

    Kimber West

    Age: 46
    The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1997. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of...  more
  • Red West

    Red West

    Age: 84
    Robert Gene "Red" West (March 8, 1936 – July 18, 2017) was an American actor, film stuntman...  more
  • James E. West

    James E. West

    Dec. at 55 (1951-2006)
    James Elton "Jim" West (March 28, 1951 – July 22, 2006) was an American politician. In 2005,...  more
  • Timothy West
    Timothy Lancaster West, CBE (born 20 October 1934) is an English film, stage and television...  more