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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young 

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 Young. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Young on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Young as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Young along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Young, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Youngs include Neil Young, Steve Young, and Sean Young, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 73 from Toronto, Canada
Neil Percival Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. After embarking on a music career in the 1960s, he moved to Los Angeles, where he formed Buffalo Springfield with ...more
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 57 from Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
Jon Steven Young (born October 11, 1961) is a former professional American football quarterback who played 15 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) and is best known for his 13 seasons ...more
Sean Young is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 59 from USA, Kentucky, Louisville
Mary Sean Young (born November 20, 1959) is an American actress. She is best known for her performances in the films Stripes (1981), Blade Runner (1982), Dune (1984), No Way Out (1987), Wall ...more
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Dec. at 88 (1867-1955) from Gilmore, Ohio
Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. Born in Gilmore, Ohio, he worked on his family's farm as a youth before ...more
Angus Young is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 63 from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is an Australian guitarist, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and only constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He ...more
Vince Young is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 32 from Houston, Texas, United States of America
Vincent Paul Young Jr. (born May 18, 1983) is a former American football quarterback. Young played in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons. Young was drafted by the Tennessee ...more
Gig Young is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Dec. at 65 (1913-1978) from St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States of America
Gig Young (born Byron Elsworth Barr; November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American actor. He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in They Shoot Horses, Don't ...more
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 33 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Nicholas Aaron Young (born June 1, 1985), nicknamed "Swaggy P", is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball ...more
Loretta Young is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Dec. at 87 (1913-2000) from USA, Salt Lake City, Utah
Loretta Young (born Gretchen Young; January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) was an American actress. Starting as a child actress, she had a long and varied career in film from 1917 to 1953. She won ...more
Thaddeus Young is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 30 from New Orleans, Louisiana
Thaddeus Charles Young Sr. (born June 21, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more
Malcolm Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Malcolm Young Age 66 from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Malcolm Mitchell Young (6 January 1953 – 18 November 2017) was an Australian musician and songwriter, best known as a co-founder, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter for the hard ...more
Lee Thompson Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Dec. at 29 (1984-2013) from USA, South Carolina, Columbia
Lee Thompson Young (February 1, 1984 – August 19, 2013) was an American actor. He is best remembered for his adolescent role as the title character on the Disney Channel television series The ...more
Paul Young is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 63 from Luton, England
Paul Antony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. Formerly the frontman of the short-lived bands Kat Kool & the Kool Cats, Streetband and Q-Tips, he was ...more
Darren Young is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 40 from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Darren Young (born 13 October 1978 in Glasgow) is a Scottish football coach who is player/manager of Scottish League One club East Fife. Over the course of his career he has also played for ...more
Bellamy Young is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 49 from USA, Asheville, North Carolina
Bellamy Young (born Amy Maria Young; February 19, 1970) is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Melody "Mellie" Grant in the ABC drama series Scandal (2012–2018). ...more
Will Young is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 40 from Wokingham, United Kingdom
William Robert Young (born 20 January 1979) is a British singer-songwriter and actor from Wokingham, England, who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the ITV talent ...more
Megan Young is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 28 from Virginia, United States of America
Megan Lynne Young (born February 27, 1990) is a Filipino-American actress, model, television presenter and former beauty pageant title holder. She won the Miss World Philippines title and was ...more
Ashley Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 33 from Stevenage, United Kingdom
Ashley Simon Young (born 9 July 1985) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger, wing back or full back for Premier League club Manchester United, as their club captain, and ...more
Robert Young is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Dec. at 91 (1907-1998) from Chicago
Robert George Young (February 22, 1907 – July 21, 1998) was an American film, television, and radio actor, best known for his leading roles as Jim Anderson, the father character in Father Knows ...more
Eric Young is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 39 from Dawn-Euphemia
Jeremy Fritz (born December 15, 1979) is a Canadian professional wrestler and television personality. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Eric ...more
Chris Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 39 from Dallas, Texas
Christopher Ryan Young (born May 25, 1979) is an American former professional baseball pitcher who is currently MLB Vice President of On-Field Operations. He made his Major League Baseball (MLB) ...more
Lester Young is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Dec. at 50 (1909-1959) from Woodville, Mississippi, United States of America
Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional clarinetist. Coming to prominence ...more
Kara Young is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 44 from California, United States of America
Kara Young (born December 10, 1974) is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur. As a model she represented several cosmetics companies and appeared three times on the cover of Vogue, ...more
Chris Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Age 33 from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States of America
Christopher Alan Young (born June 12, 1985) is an American country music singer and songwriter. In 2006, he was declared the winner of the television program Nashville Stars, a singing ...more
Mae Young is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Young
Mae Young Dec. at 91 (1923-2014) from Sand Springs, Oklahoma, United States of America
Johnnie Mae Young (March 12, 1923 – January 14, 2014) was an American professional wrestler. She wrestled throughout the United States and Canada and won multiple titles in the National ...more