Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With W

Discover the famous people whose name starts with W. The list includes people like Will Smith, William Hurt, Winona Ryder, Willow Smith, Winston Churchill and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and novelists. This list of celebrities whose names start with W includes people from United States, England, Germany, China and many more countries.

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 1 
Will Smith
(Actor)

Will Smith
121
Birthdate: September 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 2 

William Shakespeare
136
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 26, 1564
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Died: April 23, 1616

 3 
Walt Disney
(Pioneer of the American Animation Industry)

Walt Disney
46
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 15, 1966
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 
Whitney Houston
(Best-Selling Female R&B Artist of the 20th Century)

Whitney Houston
40
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 11, 2012
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 5 
Winston Churchill
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940 - 1945, 1951 - 1955))

Winston Churchill
60
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blenheim Palace, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 24, 1965

 6 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(One of the Greatest Composers in the History of Western Music)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
49
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: December 5, 1791

 7 
Warren Buffett
(Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway)

Warren Buffett
47
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 
Winona Ryder
(Actress)

Winona Ryder
45
Birthdate: October 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winona, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 9 
Will Ferrell
(Actor & Comedian)

Will Ferrell
25
Birthdate: July 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Irvine, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 10 

Woody Harrelson
22
Birthdate: July 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 
Willie Nelson
(One of the Most Recognized Artists in Country Music)

Willie Nelson
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abbott, Texas, United States

 12 
Wilt Chamberlain
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players)

Wilt Chamberlain
26
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 1999
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)

 13 
Willem Dafoe
(Known for Portraying Several Real-Life Figures)

Willem Dafoe
21
Birthdate: July 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 
Wayne Gretzky
(Ice Hockey Player)

Wayne Gretzky
36
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 15 
William Wallace
(Military Leader, Knight)

William Wallace
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1270
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died: August 23, 1305
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 16 
Wentworth Miller
(Played Lead Role in the Series 'Prison Break')

Wentworth Miller
23
Birthdate: June 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 17 
Wiz Khalifa
(Singer-Rapper Known for His Songs ‘Black and Yellow’, ‘See You Again’ and ‘Say Yeah’)

Wiz Khalifa
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minot, North Dakota, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 
Wyatt Earp
(Law enforcement officer)

Wyatt Earp
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1848
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Monmouth, Illinois, United States
Died: January 13, 1929

 19 
William the Conqueror
(King of England (1066-1087))

William the Conqueror
21
Birthdate: 1028 AD
Birthplace: Falaise, France
Died: September 9, 1087

 20 

Will Arnett
20
Birthdate: May 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 
W. E. B. Du Bois
(Civil Rights Activists)

W. E. B. Du Bois
23
Birthdate: February 23, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 27, 1963

 22 
Woodrow Wilson
(28th President of the United States)

Woodrow Wilson
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: February 3, 1924

 23 

Winnie Harlow
17
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 24 
Wayne Rooney
(Football Player, Football Manager)

Wayne Rooney
33
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Croxteth, Liverpool, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 25 
William Howard Taft
(27th President of the United States)

William Howard Taft
13
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: March 8, 1930
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 
Wladimir Klitschko
(Professional Boxer)

Wladimir Klitschko
55
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Semey, Kazakhstan
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 27 
William Shatner
(Famous for His Portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk in the 'Star Trek' Franchise)

William Shatner
39
Birthdate: March 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 

William Wordsworth
27
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of Great Britain
Died: April 23, 1850

 29 
Weird Al Yankovic
(Known for his Album 'Mandatory Fun')

Weird Al Yankovic
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Downey, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 
Willow Smith
(Singer, Daughter of Actors 'Will Smith' and 'Jada Pinkett Smith')

Willow Smith
73
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 31, 2000
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 31 
Wesley Snipes
(Known for His Action Roles in Films 'Blade' and 'Passenger 57')

Wesley Snipes
14
Birthdate: July 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States

 32 
Whoopi Goldberg
(Actress, Comedian and Host; Best Known for Her Role in 'The Color Purple' and 'Ghost')

Whoopi Goldberg
51
Birthdate: November 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chelsea, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 

William H. Macy
13
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 34 
Walter Payton
(American Football Player)

Walter Payton
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbia, Mississippi, United States
Died: November 1, 1999
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 
Wes Anderson
(Filmmaker Best Known for His Movies 'The Royal Tenenbaums','Moonrise Kingdom' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel')

Wes Anderson
17
Birthdate: May 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 
Walt Whitman
(One of the Most Influential Poets in the American Canon, Regarded as the 'Father of Free Verse')

Walt Whitman
3
Birthdate: May 31, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: West Hills, New York, United States
Died: March 26, 1892

 37 

Wayne Brady
14
Birthdate: June 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 38 

Warwick Davis
11
Birthdate: February 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Epsom, Surrey, England
Height: 3'6" (107 cm)

 39 
William Blake
(Poet and Visual Artist of the Romantic Age)

William Blake
15
Birthdate: November 28, 1757
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Soho, London, England
Died: August 12, 1827

 40 

Will Poulter
63
Birthdate: January 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 41 
will.i.am
(Rapper)

will.i.am
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eastside Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 42 
William McKinley
(25th President of the United States (1897 - 1901))

William McKinley
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Niles, Ohio, United States
Died: September 14, 1901
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 

Wes Bentley
10
Birthdate: September 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 44 
Waylon Jennings
(Country Singer Known for First no.1 Single 'Dreaming My Dreams')

Waylon Jennings
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Littlefield, Texas, United States
Died: February 13, 2002

 45 

Wil Wheaton
7
Birthdate: July 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Burbank, California
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 

William Fichtner
4
Birthdate: November 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 47 

Wilmer Valderrama
13
Birthdate: January 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 48 
William Zabka
(Known for His Role as Johnny Lawrence in the Karate Kid)

William Zabka
17
Birthdate: October 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 49 
Wild Bill Hickok
(Gunfighter, Law enforcement officer)

Wild Bill Hickok
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 27, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Died: August 2, 1876
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 
Warren G. Harding
(29th President of the United States)

Warren G. Harding
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blooming Grove, Ohio, United States
Died: August 2, 1923