List of Famous people named Jon
Jon David Gruden is an American football coach and current head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. He first served as the Raiders' head coach from 1998 to 2001 during their tenure in Oakland and rejoined the team in 2018. In between his tenure with the Raiders, he was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2002 to 2008, whom he led to their first Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XXXVII. At age 39, Gruden was the then-youngest head coach to win the Super Bowl. Gruden also served as an analyst for ESPN and Monday Night Football before he returned to coaching.
Jonathan Dwight Jones is an American professional mixed martial artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he has competed in the light heavyweight division. He is a former two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Jones first held the title from March 2011 to April 2015, and then from December 2018 to August 17, 2020, when he vacated the title. Jones has also held the interim UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. As of October 27, 2020, he is #2 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings.
Jonathan Edward Bernthal is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Shane Walsh on the AMC horror series The Walking Dead, Frank Castle / The Punisher on the Netflix action series Daredevil (2015–2018) and The Punisher (2017–2019), and as Sgt. Manuel Rodriguez in the miniseries The Pacific (2010). He began his career in theater before guest starring on various television shows. He has also starred in supporting and leading roles in films such as The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Fury (2014), Sicario (2015), The Accountant (2016), Baby Driver (2017), Wind River (2017), Widows (2018), and Ford v Ferrari (2019).
Jonathan Michael Batiste is an American musician, bandleader, and television personality. He has recorded and performed with artists in various genres of music, released his own recordings, and performed in more than 40 countries. Batiste regularly tours with his band Stay Human, and appears with them nightly as bandleader and musical director on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Batiste also serves as the Music Director of The Atlantic and the Creative Director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.
Jonathan Kolia Favreau is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter.
Jonathan David Good, better known by the ring name Jon Moxley, is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he is the current and longest-reigning IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion in his second reign. He also makes occasional appearances on the independent circuit. He became widely known for his tenure with WWE, where he performed under the ring name Dean Ambrose from 2011 to 2019.
Jon Stewart is an American comedian, filmmaker, political commentator, and television host. He hosted The Daily Show, a satirical news program on Comedy Central, from 1999 to 2015.
Thomas Jonathan Ossoff is an American politician serving as the senior United States senator from Georgia since 2021. A member of the Democratic Party, Ossoff was previously a documentary film producer and investigative journalist.
Jon Rahm Rodríguez is a Spanish professional golfer. He was the world number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking, having first achieved that rank after winning the Memorial Tournament in July 2020. Rahm was the number one golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for a record 60 weeks.
Jonathan Daniel Hamm is an American actor and producer best known for playing advertising executive Don Draper in the AMC television drama series Mad Men (2007–2015).
Jonathan Vincent Voight is an American actor. He came to prominence in the late 1960s with his Oscar-nominated performance as Joe Buck, a would-be gigolo in Midnight Cowboy (1969). During the 1970s, he became a Hollywood star with his portrayals of a businessman mixed up with murder in Deliverance (1972); a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in Coming Home (1978), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor; and a penniless ex-boxing champion in the remake of The Champ (1979).
Jon Bon Jovi
John Francis Bongiovi Jr., known professionally as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor. Bon Jovi is best known as the founder and frontman of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983.
John H. Peters is an American film producer and former hairdresser.
Jon-Michael William Ecker is a Brazilian American actor. He is best known for his roles as Aaron "Ari" Morales in Popland!, Pablo Peralta in the telenovela Corazón valiente, Nicolás "Nico" de la Vega in Gossip Girl: Acapulco, Marlon Brando in the film Cantinflas and as Raymundo "El Güero" Davila in the USA Network series Queen of the South.
Jonathan Ira Lovett is an American podcaster, comedian, and former speechwriter. Lovett is a co-founder of Crooked Media, along with fellow former White House staffers during the Obama administration, Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor. Lovett is a regular host of the Crooked Media podcasts Pod Save America and Lovett or Leave It. As a speechwriter, he worked for President Barack Obama as well as for Hillary Clinton when she was a United States Senator and a 2008 presidential candidate. Lovett also co-created the NBC sitcom 1600 Penn, and was a writer and producer on the third season of HBO's The Newsroom.
Jon Watts is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) superhero films Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home and is set to direct the third Spider-Man film and a Fantastic Four film to be set in the MCU. He also directed and co-wrote films Clown, Cop Car, and directed numerous episodes of the parody television news series Onion News Network.
Jonathan Paul Dorenbos is a former American football long snapper and magician. He played college football at the University of Texas at El Paso and was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2003. Dorenbos also played for the Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles, with whom he played 11 seasons and played in 162 consecutive games. After getting traded to the New Orleans Saints in the 2017 preseason, it was discovered Dorenbos had an aortic aneurysm that required immediate surgery and ended his career. The trade was rescinded and the Eagles returned the pick to the Saints. The Eagles would go on to win Super Bowl LII that season, and it was announced Dorenbos would get an honorary ring.
Jonathan Tyler Lester is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, and Chicago Cubs. Less than two years after being diagnosed with lymphoma, Lester started and won the final game of the 2007 World Series for the Red Sox, and in May 2008, pitched a no-hitter against the Kansas City Royals. He helped lead the Red Sox to another championship in 2013, and he won the 2016 World Series with the Cubs.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Jon Meade Huntsman Jr. is an American businessman, diplomat and politician who served as the 16th Governor of Utah from 2005 to 2009. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the Ambassador of the United States to Russia from 2017 to 2019, to China from 2009 to 2011, and to Singapore from 1992 to 1993.
Jonathan Niven Cryer is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer. Born into a show business family, Cryer made his motion picture debut as a teenaged photographer in the 1984 romantic comedy No Small Affair; his breakout role came in 1986, in the John Hughes-written film Pretty in Pink. In 1998, he wrote and produced the independent film Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five.