Male Serial Killers

 1 Dennis Nilsen

Dennis Nilsen
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Famous As: Trade unionist, Serial killer
Birthdate: November 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British

 2 Joseph James DeAngelo

Joseph James DeAngelo
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 8, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Joseph James DeAngelo is an American serial killer, rapist and burglar who carried out his crimes for many years in 1970s and 1980s and was finally captured by the police in 2018. The former police officer and auto mechanic, who was known by various names like Golden State Killer and Visalia Ransacker, was sentenced to life in prison in 2020.

 3 Ted Bundy

Ted Bundy
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: January 24, 1989

Ted Bundy was an American serial killer who kidnapped, raped and murdered a number of women and girls during the mid and late 1970s. He ultimately confessed to his crimes and was sentenced to death by electric chair. Later, the life of one of the most notorious criminals of the late 20th century inspired a number of books and movies.

 4 Zodiac Killer

Zodiac Killer
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American

Zodiac Killer was an the unidentified American serial killer who spread terror in the northern California from late 1960s to early 1970s. In his letters to police and press, he claimed to have killed 37 people, out of which five were confirmed. Though he was never caught, his case inspired numerous books, films and television series including Clint Eastwood’s classic Dirty Harry.

 5 Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer
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Famous As: Serial Killer, Sex Offender
Birthdate: May 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: November 28, 1994

One of the most notorious serial killers ever convicted in America, Jeffrey Dahmer terrorized the Milwaukee region in the 1980s. He targeted young men and boys, who he would lure to his house on some pretext before torturing and killing them. Finally arrested and imprisoned in the early 1990s, he was killed by a fellow inmate in 1994.

 6 Edmund Kemper

Edmund Kemper
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: December 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Edmund Kemper is a serial killer, rapist and a necrophile. He was charged, convicted and sentenced to eight concurrent life sentences in 1973 for murdering ten people, including his paternal grandparents and mother. Most of his victims were female college students and hitchhikers, whom he lured into his vehicle and then killed them. He later decapitated and violated them.

 7 John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: March 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: May 10, 1994

John Wayne Gacy was a sex offender and a serial killer. He assaulted, raped and murdered at least 33 boys and young men in 1960s and 1970s. He tortured and killed all his victims inside his ranch house near Norridge, a village in Norwood Park. He was given death sentence in March 1980 and was executed in May 1994.

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 8 Harold Shipman

Harold Shipman
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: January 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: January 13, 2004

One of history’s most infamous serial killers, Harold Shipman was a British GP who is believed to have killed over 200 patients before being nabbed by the police. He was ultimately sentenced to life imprisonment for 15 murders but later committed suicide in prison. The case led to grave concerns about powers and the responsibilities of the Britain’s medical community.

 9 Robert Hansen

Robert Hansen
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: February 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: August 21, 2014

One of America’s most notorious serial killers, Robert Hansen was called ‘The Butcher Baker’ as he owned a bakery. He is said to have killed seventeen women and raped many others in and around Anchorage, Alaska, during the 1970s and 1980s. Most of his victims were strippers and sex workers. He was sentenced to 461 years in prison in 1984.

 10 Fred West

Fred West
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: September 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British
Died: January 1, 1995

Fred West was a serial killer who derived pleasure from acts, such as voyeurism, sexual assaults, murder, and various sexual fetishes that pushed his victims beyond their sexual limits. He committed murders and sexual assaults along with his wife Rose, who worked as a prostitute at their residence. Fred committed suicide at HM Prison Birmingham in 1995.

 11 Richard Ramirez

Richard Ramirez
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: February 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 7, 2013

American serial killer, rapist, and burglar, Richard Ramirez terrorised the people of California, primarily Los Angeles, between 1984 and 1985 before being eventually captured by the police. The brutal criminal, also known as Night Stalker, was finally found guilty of 43 charges, including 13 murders and was sentenced to death. While on a death row, he died of cancer. 

 12 Ed Gein

Ed Gein
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: August 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: July 26, 1984

Popularly known as the Butcher of Plainfield, Ed Gein was a murderer and body snatcher. His spine-chilling life insane acts like exhuming corpses and making keepsakes and trophies from their skin and bones, inspired films like The Silence of the Lambs, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and Psycho.

 13 Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 1865 AD
Nationality: British

Jack the Ripper was anl unidentified serial killer who predominantly targeted female prostitutes living and working in the ghetto of the East End of London. Since the murders were never solved, Jack the Ripper became infamous folklore in England. The murders were so cleverly done that the authorities were not even able to ascertain the killer's gender.

 14 David Berkowitz

David Berkowitz
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: June 1, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

A convicted serial killer, David Berkowitz is believed to have killed six people and wounded seven others. He eluded the police for several months before being captured. He is currently serving six consecutive life sentences in the maximum-security prison, Shawangunk Correctional Facility. He was popularized by the media under the name “Son of Sam.”

 15 Gary Ridgway

Gary Leon Ridgway
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: February 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Nicknamed “the Green River Killer,” Gary Ridgway is a serial killer convicted of killing 49 women by driving them to remote locations, strangling them, and then disposing of their bodies in the Green River. DNA technology helped the police nab him. He had served in the Vietnam War earlier.

 16 Wayne Williams

Wayne Williams
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Wayne Williams is an American serial killer currently serving life imprisonment for the murders of two men in Atlanta, Georgia. Although he is convicted of only two murders, Wayne Williams is suspected to have committed at least 23 of the 30 murders that took place in Atlanta between 1979 and 1981. His chilling story has inspired TV series and films.

 17 Andrew Cunanan

Andrew Cunanan
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: August 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: July 23, 1997

Andrew Cunanan was an American spree killer who killed five people, including world-renowned fashion designer Gianni Versace and business tycoon Lee Miglin, during a three-month period. The motive behind the killings remains unknown as he killed himself shortly after the murders. His story has inspired several films and TV series, including the 1998 movie The Versace Murder.

 18 H. H. Holmes

H.H. Holmes
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 16, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: 1896 AD
American serial killer H.H. Holmes was sentenced to death for the murder of his accomplice Benjamin Pitezel but confessed to 27 murders and might have killed almost 200 people. He had set up a hotel, later known as the Murder Castle, specifically for this purpose. He inspired a bestselling book.

 19 H. H. Holmes

H. H. Holmes
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Famous As: Criminal, Serial killer
Birthdate: May 16, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: May 7, 1896

 20 Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid
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Famous As: Gunman
Birthdate: November 17, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: July 14, 1881

Billy the Kid was a gunfighter of the American Old West whose notoriety grew when he escaped from jail after killing two sheriff's deputies. He remains one of the most notorious personalities of the American Old West, whose life has been often dramatized in popular culture. His story has inspired over 50 films, including Billy the Kid, and The Outlaw.

 21 Albert Fish

Albert Fish
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 19, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: January 16, 1936

 22 Christopher Scarver

Christopher Scarver
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: July 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 23 Peter Sutcliffe

Peter Sutcliffe
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: June 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

 24 Rodney Alcala

Rodney Alcala
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: August 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 25 Israel Keyes

Israel Keyes
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: January 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: December 2, 2012

 26 David Parker Ray

David Parker Ray
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Famous As: Serial Rapist, Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: May 28, 2002

 27 Dean Corll

Dean Corll
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: December 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: August 8, 1973

 28 Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee Lucas
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: August 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: March 12, 2001

 29 Andrei Chikatilo

Andrei Chikatilo
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Famous As: Soviet Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Russian
Died: February 14, 1994

 30 Paul Bernardo

Paul Bernardo
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: August 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Canadian

 31 Michael Swango

Michael Swango
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 32 Marc Dutroux

Marc Dutroux
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Famous As: Criminal, Electrician, Serial killer
Birthdate: November 6, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Belgian

 33 John Edward Robinson

John Edward Robinson
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 34 Long Island serial killer

Long Island serial killer
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American

 35 Cary Stayner

Cary Stayner
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: August 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 36 Luis Garavito

Luis Garavito
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Famous As: Colombian serial killer
Birthdate: January 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Colombian

 37 Ottis Toole

Ottis Toole
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: March 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: September 15, 1996

 38 Danny Rolling

Danny Rolling
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Famous As: American serial killer
Birthdate: May 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: October 25, 2006

 39 Gilles de Rais

Gilles de Rais
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Famous As: Serial Killer of Children
Birthdate: September 4, 1404
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: October 26, 1440

 40 Jerry Brudos

Jerry Brudos
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: January 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 28, 2006

 41 Bobby Joe Long

Bobby Joe Long
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: May 23, 2019

 42 Grim Sleeper

Grim Sleeper
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: March 28, 2020

 43 Herbert Mullin

Herbert Mullin
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Famous As: American serial killer
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality:

 44 Lee Boyd Malvo

Lee Boyd Malvo
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: February 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Jamaican, American

 45 Tsutomu Miyazaki

Tsutomu Miyazaki
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: August 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Japanese
Died: June 17, 2008

 46 Donald Neilson

Donald Neilson
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Famous As: Robber, Kidnapper & Murderer
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: December 18, 2011

 47 Charles Starkweather

Charles Starkweather
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: June 25, 1959

 48 Charles Ng

Charles Ng
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: December 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Hong Konger, American

 49 Carl Panzram

Carl Panzram
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: June 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: September 5, 1930

 50 Todd Kohlhepp

Todd Kohlhepp
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: March 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American