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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson 

Chris Abraham
Updated April 1, 2020 17.9k views 102 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Wilson. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Wilson on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Wilson as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Wilson along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Wilson, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Wilsons include Russell Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, and Owen Wilson, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Russell Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 27 from Cincinnati
Russell Carrington Wilson (born November 29, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the ...more
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Dec. at 68 (1856-1924) from Virginia, United States of America
Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman, lawyer, and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of ...more
Owen Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 50 from Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor and screenwriter. He has had a long association with filmmaker Wes Anderson, with whom he shared writing and acting credits ...more
Torrie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 43 from Boise, Idaho, United States of America
Torrie Anne Wilson (born July 24, 1975) is an American professional wrestler, model, fitness competitor, blogger, and actress. She is best known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment ...more
Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 76 from Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote ...more
Rebel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 38 from Sydney, Australia
Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson (born 2 March 1980) is an Australian actress, writer, and producer. After graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, she began appearing as ...more
Ann Wilson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 68 from San Diego, California, United States of America
Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950) is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Heart. Wilson was listed as one of the "Top Heavy Metal ...more
Nancy Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 64 from California, United States of America
Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and film composer. She rose to fame alongside her older sister, singer Ann Wilson, as a ...more
Mara Wilson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 31 from San Fernando Valley, California, United States of America
Mara Elizabeth Wilson (born July 24, 1987) is an American actress, voice actress, stage actress, and writer. As a child, she rose to prominence after landing the role as Natalie Hillard in Mrs. ...more
Rita Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 62 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Margarita Ibrahimoff (born October 26, 1956), better known as Rita Wilson, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and producer. She appeared in the films It's Complicated (2009), Sleepless ...more
Bridgette Wilson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 45 from Oregon, USA, Gold Beach
Bridgette Leann Wilson-Sampras (born September 25, 1973) is an American former actress, singer, model, and Miss Teen USA award winner. Wilson began her career as an actress after being crowned ...more
Luke Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 47 from Texas, USA, Dallas
Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an American actor known for his roles in films such as Idiocracy, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, The Ridiculous 6, Old School, Bottle Rocket, The ...more
Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 36 from Winchester, Massachusetts
Brian Patrick Wilson (born March 16, 1982) is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles ...more
Dennis Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Dec. at 39 (1944-1983) from Hawthorne, California, United States of America
Dennis Carl Wilson (December 4, 1944 – December 28, 1983) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys. He is best remembered as their drummer and as the middle ...more
Jackie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Dec. at 50 (1934-1984) from Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an American soul singer and performer. A tenor with a four-octave range, Wilson was a prominent figure in the transition of rhythm and ...more
Patrick Wilson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 45 from USA, Virginia, Norfolk
Patrick Joseph Wilson (born July 3, 1973) is an American actor and singer. He spent his early career starring in Broadway musicals, beginning in 1995. He is a two-time Tony Award nominee for his ...more
Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 77 from Rigby, Idaho
Larry Wilson may refer to: Larry Wilson (American football) (born 1938), American football player Larry Wilson (ice hockey) (1930–1979), Canadian ice hockey player Larry Wilson (musician), ...more
Chandra Wilson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 49 from Texas, USA, Houston
Chandra Danette Wilson (born August 27, 1969) is an American actress and director, known for her role as Dr. Miranda Bailey in the ABC television drama Grey's Anatomy since 2005, for which she ...more
Peta Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 48 from Sydney, Australia
Peta Gia Wilson (born 18 November 1970) is an Australian actress, lingerie designer and model. She is best known as Nikita in the television series La Femme Nikita.
Rainn Wilson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 53 from USA, Washington, Seattle
Rainn Dietrich Wilson (born January 20, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, businessman, and producer. He is best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on the NBC sitcom The ...more
Ruth Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 37 from Ashford, United Kingdom
Ruth Wilson (born 13 January 1982) is an English actress. She is known for her performances in Suburban Shootout (2005), Jane Eyre (2006), as Alice Morgan in the BBC TV psychological crime drama ...more
C.J. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 38 from Newport Beach, California
Christopher John Wilson (born November 18, 1980) is an American auto racing team owner and former professional baseball pitcher. Wilson pitched in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas ...more
Carnie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 50 from Los Angeles, USA, California, Bel-Air
Carnie Wilson (born April 29, 1968) is an American singer and television host, perhaps best known as a member of the pop music group Wilson Phillips.
Nancy Wilson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 82 from Chillicothe, Ohio, United States of America
Nancy Sue Wilson (February 20, 1937 – December 13, 2018) was an American singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mid–1950s until her retirement in the early–2010s. She was ...more
Steven Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Age 51 from South East England, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, Eurasia, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom, London, England, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
Steven John Wilson (born 3 November 1967) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, most closely associated with the progressive rock genre. Currently a solo artist, he ...more