Top 30 athlete hosts on Saturday night liveby Mokun0810 | created - 21 Aug 2019 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...
Actor | Ferdinand
Peyton Manning was born on March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Peyton Williams Manning. He is a producer and writer, known for Ferdinand (2017), Modern Family (2009) and College Bowl. He has been married to Ashley Thompson since March 17, 2001. They have two children.
Self | Saturday Night Live
Walter Payton, nicknamed "Sweetness, " is 2nd on the NFL's All time rushing list. His playing career lasted from 1975 to 1987. In those years, he amassed 16,026 rushing yards. He made a few appearances on television (as a guest star), but he was known as a profoundly personal man.
4. Joe Montana
Actor | Asylum
Considered by many experts to be the greatest quarterback in the history of NFL football, Montana was recruited by the San Francisco 49ers from Notre Dame in 1979 after leading the "Fighting Irish" to a Cotton Bowl victory in 1978. "Joe Cool," as he was known for his ice cool disposition in the ...
Actor | Space Jam
Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 17, 1963. He was the fourth of five children born to James and Deloris. James Jordan was a mechanic and Deloris Jordan was a bank teller. Soon after Michael's birth, James and Deloris felt that the streets of Brooklyn were unsafe to ...
6. Bob Uecker
Actor | Major League
Bob Uecker's first career was professional baseball. He played six seasons in the majors (1962-1967), playing catcher for three different National League teams: Braves (Milwaukee, WI, and Atlanta, GA), Cardinals (St. Louis, MO), and Phillies (Philadelphia, PA). His batting, never stellar, declined ...
7. LeBron James
Actor | Trainwreck
LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio, USA as LeBron Raymone James. He is a producer and actor, known for Trainwreck (2015), Smallfoot (2018) and What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019). He has been married to Savannah Brinson James since September 14, 2013. They have three children.
8. Hulk Hogan
Actor | No Holds Barred
Hulk Hogan was born on August 11, 1953 in Augusta, Georgia, USA as Terry Gene Bollea. He is an actor and producer, known for No Holds Barred (1989), Rocky III (1982) and Suburban Commando (1991). He has been married to Jennifer McDaniel since December 14, 2010. He was previously married to Linda ...
9. John Cena
Actor | Bumblebee
John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts to Carol Cena & John Felix Anthony Cena. He is of Italian (father) and French-Canadian and English (mother) descent, and is the grandson of baseball player Tony Lupien. When he was in college, he played football. ...
10. Jonny Moseley
Actor | Dynasty
Jonny was born in Puerto Rico, and started skiing when he was 9 years old. His brother dared him to ski, and he did. Ever since then he has been skiing. He entered his first competetion soon after he started skiing.
He also enjoys playing golf, and wakeboarding. His victory in the 1998 Winter ...
11. Chris Evert
Actress | Wimbledon
Chris Evert was born on December 21, 1954 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Christine Marie Evert. She is an actress, known for Wimbledon (2004), Trainwreck (2015) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000). She was previously married to Greg Norman, Andy Mill and John Lloyd.
12. Billy Martin
Self | Saturday Night Live
Billy Martin will always be remembered for his fiery personality, both on and off the field. Cleveland General Manager Frank Lane once said, "He's the kind of guy you'd like to kill if he's playing on the other team, but you'd like 10 of him on your side." Martin won the Most Valuable Player Award ...
13. Tom Brady
Actor | Entourage
Tom Brady was born on August 3, 1977 in San Mateo, California, to Galynn Patricia (Johnson) and Thomas Edward Brady, who owns a financial planning business. His father is of Irish descent and his mother is of Norwegian-Swedish and Polish ancestry. He attended Junipero Serra High School, the same ...
14. John Madden
Self | The Replacements
John Madden was born on April 10, 1936 in Austin, Minnesota, USA as John Earl Madden. He is known for his work on The Replacements (2000), Arli$$ (1996) and Little Giants (1994). He has been married to Virginia Jo Fields since December 26, 1959. They have two children.
15. Howard Cosell
Actor | Bananas
When you think of the words honesty, straight from the shoulder, and tell it like it is, you think of one man: Howard Cosell. Howard is best remembered as the greatest sportscaster in the history of sports. His way with words and ability of telling like it was, brought him fame not only in America,...
16. Fran Tarkenton
Actor | 1st & Ten
Fran Tarkenton was born on February 3, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Francis Asbury Tarkenton. He is an actor, known for 1st & Ten (1984), Hill Street Blues (1981) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He is married to Linda. They have one child. He was previously married to Anna Elaine Merrell.
17. Bill Russell
Actor | On the Right Track
The term Dynasty might have never applied to Basketball had it not been for Bill Russell. In the History of professional sports there has never been an athlete who has more accolades or championships, in other words Bill Russell is not only a champion, but he is perhaps the definition of a champion...
18. Eli Manning
Producer | College Bowl
Eli Manning was born on January 3, 1981 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Elisha Nelson Manning. He is an actor and producer, known for College Bowl, The Simpsons (1989) and The NFL on CBS (1956). He has been married to Abigal McGrew since April 19, 2008. They have four children.
19. O.J. Simpson
O.J. Simpson was born on July 9, 1947 in San Francisco, California, USA as Orenthal James Simpson. He is an actor and producer, known for Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994), The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) and The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991). He was ...
20. Derek Jeter
Actor | The Other Guys
Derek Jeter was born on June 26, 1974 in Pequannock, New Jersey, USA as Derek Sanderson Jeter. He is an actor, known for The Other Guys (2010), Anger Management (2003) and Seinfeld (1989). He has been married to Hannah Jeter since July 9, 2016. They have one child.
21. Jeff Gordon
Actor | Cars 2
Jeff Gordon was born in 1971 in Vallejo, California, just miles away from the Speedway in Sonoma. He started racing with Go-Carts and Sprint Cars and worked his way up to the NASCAR's Busch Series and then landed a few races in 1992. Gordon's first NASCAR race came when NASCAR Legend Richard Petty ...
Actor | WCW Monday Nitro
George Michael Steinbrenner III, one of the most successful sports franchise owners of the modern era, was born in Rocky River, Ohio on the Fourth of July, 1930, which is fitting for the owner of the New York Yankees, the premier baseball club in what is dubbed "America's Pasttime". (To fans of the...
23. Ronda Rousey
Actress | Fast & Furious 7
Ronda Rousey burst onto the women's MMA scene in August of 2010. Born in Riverside County, California on February 1, 1987 to parents Ron Rousey and AnnMaria DeMars, little Ronda was born with an umbilical cord wrapped around her neck that damaged her vocal cords. She didn't speak coherently until ...
24. Charles Barkley
Actor | He Got Game
Charles Barkley was born on February 20, 1963 in Leeds, Alabama, USA as Charles Wade Barkley. He is an actor and writer, known for He Got Game (1998), Space Jam (1996) and Forget Paris (1995). He has been married to Maureen Blumhardt since February 9, 1989. They have one child.
25. Wayne Gretzky
Actor | D2: The Mighty Ducks
Wayne Gretzky, nicknamed "The Great One, " is widely considered the greatest hockey player of all-time. At the time of his retirement at the end of the 1998-99 NHL season he was the NHL's all-time scoring leader in Goals, Assists & Points in both the regular season & Stanley Cup Playoffs. He led ...
26. George Foreman
Actor | The Fighter
George Foreman was boxing's most feared fighter from 1973-1974. Undefeated in 40 straight fights, 37 by knockout, he was on a 24 consecutive knockout run when he faced Muhammad Ali on October 30, 1974 in defense of his world heavyweight title in Zaire, Africa. A product of a poor family, Foreman ...
28. Deion Sanders
Soundtrack | Street Fighter
Deion Sanders was born on August 9, 1967 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA as Deion Luwynn Sanders. He is a producer and writer, known for Street Fighter (1994), Draft Day (2014) and Deion's Family Playbook (2014). He was previously married to Pilar Sanders and Carolyn Chambers.
29. Nancy Kerrigan
Actress | Blades of Glory
Nancy Kerrigan was born on October 13, 1969 in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA as Nancy Ann Kerrigan. She is an actress and director, known for Blades of Glory (2007), Fairy Tales on Ice: Alice Through the Looking Glass (1996) and Greatest Hits on Ice (1994). She has been married to Jerry Solomon since ...
30. Michael Phelps
Actor | Suits
Michael Fred Phelps II was born in Towson, Maryland, to Deborah Sue (Davisson), a middle school principal, and Michael Fred Phelps, a state trooper. Before the 2004 Olympics started, rumor had it that 19 year-old Phelps was thinking of trying to match or even surpass Mark Spitz's legendary seven ...