The Most Famous Bob: Ranking the Best Known Bobs

Choose the Bob you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Mar 5, 2024 07:02
Welcome to the ultimate ranking of the most famous Bobs! Here at StrawPoll, we've gathered an eclectic mix of renowned Bobs from various walks of life, and now it's your turn to decide who stands atop the Bobstool of fame. From iconic musicians like Bob Dylan and Bob Marley to legendary comedians like Bob Hope and Bob Saget, we have something for every Bob enthusiast. Don't see your favorite Bob on our list? Fear not! You have the power to suggest and add missing Bobs to the mix. So, what are you waiting for? Dive into this Bobtastic showdown and cast your vote to help crown the most famous Bob of all time!

Who Is the Most Famous Bob?

  1. 1
    American singer-songwriter and Nobel Prize laureate in literature, known for his influential music and poetic lyrics.
    Bob Dylan in other rankings
  2. 2
    Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician, considered a pioneer of reggae music and a symbol of Jamaican culture.
    Bob Marley in other rankings
  3. 3
    Bob Hope
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    American comedian, actor, and philanthropist, known for his career in entertainment and his work with the USO.
    Bob Hope in other rankings
  4. 4
    American painter, art instructor, and television host, known for his soothing voice and instructional show "The Joy of Painting".
    Bob Ross in other rankings
  5. 5
    American stand-up comedian and actor, known for his deadpan humor and his roles in television shows such as "The Bob Newhart Show" and "Newhart".
  6. 6
    Bob Woodward
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    American investigative journalist and author, known for his coverage of the Watergate scandal and his books on American politics.
    Bob Woodward in other rankings
  7. 7
    Bob Fosse
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    American dancer, choreographer, and director, known for his unique style of jazz dance and his work on Broadway and in Hollywood.
    Bob Fosse in other rankings
  8. 8
    American television personality and animal rights activist, known for hosting the game show "The Price Is Right" for 35 years.
    Bob Barker in other rankings
  9. 9
    Irish singer-songwriter and activist, known for his work with the Band Aid and Live Aid charity concerts and his humanitarian efforts.
  10. 10
    American comedian and actor, known for his roles in the television shows "Full House" and "America's Funniest Home Videos".

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Ranking factors for famous Bob

  1. Achievements and impact
    How have they influenced their industry or field of work? Have they made significant contributions to society? 2. Cultural relevance: How widespread is their influence? Are they still relevant and popular today? 3. Historical significance: Have they played a significant role in history or popular culture? 4. Popularity and recognizability: How well-known are they to the general public? Are they easily recognizable by name or appearance?

About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous Bob. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or Bob is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!


  • 173 votes
  • 10 ranked items

Voting Rules

A participant may cast an up or down vote for each Bob once every 24 hours. The rank of each Bob is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous bob

Bob is a name that has been around for centuries and has been given to countless individuals who have made a name for themselves in various fields. From actors to athletes, musicians to politicians, there are many famous Bobs out there. But who is the most famous Bob of them all? That's the question we aim to answer with this poll. Whether you're a fan of Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, or Bob Ross, this poll is sure to spark some lively debate and discussion. So, join us as we explore the world of famous Bobs and determine who truly deserves the title of the most famous Bob.

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