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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson  

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 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
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)
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921 and leader of the Progressive Movement. A Southerner with a PhD in political science, he served as President ...more
Owen Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 50
Owen Cunningham Wilson is an American actor and screenwriter from Dallas, Texas. His older brother, Andrew and younger brother, Luke, are also actors. He has had a long association with ...more
Torrie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 43
Torrie Anne Wilson is an American model, fitness competitor, actress and retired professional wrestler. She is best known for her time in World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling ...more
Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 76
Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys.
Rebel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Rebel Wilson age 29
Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson is an Australian actress, writer, entrepreneur, and stand-up comedian. She began appearing as Toula in the SBS comedy series Pizza and the sketch comedy series The ...more
Ann Wilson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 68
Ann Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer, flute player, songwriter, and occasional guitar player of the hard rock band Heart. Regarded as one of the best female ...more
Nancy Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 64
Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and producer. She and her older sister Ann are the core of the rock band Heart.
Mara Wilson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 28
Mara Elizabeth Wilson is an American former child actress, writer, playwright, stage actress, voice actress, and storyteller. She is best known for her roles as Natalie Hillard in Mrs. Doubtfire ...more
Rita Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 62
Rita Wilson is an American actress, singer, and producer. She appeared in films Sleepless in Seattle, Now and Then, Jingle All the Way, The Story of Us and Runaway Bride. Wilson also performed ...more
Bridgette Wilson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 45
Bridgette Leann Wilson-Sampras is an American actress, singer and model.
Luke Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 47
Luke Cunningham Wilson is an American actor known for his roles in films such as Idiocracy, Old School, Bottle Rocket, The Royal Tenenbaums, Blue Streak, Bongwater, and Legally Blonde. He is the ...more
Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 36
Brian Patrick Wilson is an American professional baseball relief pitcher who is a free agent. Previously, he pitched in Major League Baseball 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)
Dennis Carl Wilson was an American drummer, singer and songwriter. He is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Beach Boys, alongside his brothers, Brian and Carl, cousin, Mike ...more
Jackie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
Dec. at 50 (1934-1984)
Jack Leroy "Jackie" Wilson, Jr. was an African American soul singer-songwriter and performer. Known as a tenor with a four octave vocal range, he was nicknamed "Mr. ...more
Patrick Wilson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 45
Patrick Joseph Wilson is an American actor and singer. Wilson has spent years singing lead roles in major Broadway musicals, beginning in 1996. In 2003, he appeared in the HBO miniseries Angels ...more
Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 80
Larry Frank Wilson is a former professional football player, an eight-time All-Pro free safety with the St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League. He played his entire 13-year career ...more
Chandra Wilson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 49
Chandra Danette Wilson is an American actress, known for her role as Dr. Miranda Bailey in the ABC television drama Grey's Anatomy since 2005. She made her New York stage debut in 1991 and began ...more
Peta Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 48
Peta Gia Wilson is an Australian actress 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
Rainn Dietrich Wilson is an American actor who is well known for his Emmy-nominated role as the egomaniac Dwight Schrute on the American version of the television comedy The Office. He also ...more
Ruth Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 37
Ruth Wilson is an English actress. She is known for her performances in Suburban Shootout, Jane Eyre, and as Alice Morgan in the BBC TV psychological crime drama Luther since 2010. She has also ...more
C.J. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 38
Christopher John "C. J." Wilson is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball. Wilson previously pitched for the Texas ...more
Carnie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 50
Carnie Wilson 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
Nancy Wilson is an American singer with more than 70 albums, and three Grammy Awards. She has been labeled a singer of blues, jazz, cabaret, pop and soul; a "consummate actress"; and ...more
Steven Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wilson
age 51
Steven Wilson is a surround mix engineer, surround mastering engineer and a surround producer.