Celebrities Perfectly Named for their Jobs

Using the clues, complete the fitting names of these famous people.
Quiz by overtired
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Last updated: December 22, 2021
First submittedDecember 15, 2021
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Famous Person
Jamaican runner as fast as lightning
Usain Bolt
Australian tennis player who often won on centre...
Margaret Court
American golfer who uses irons and...
Tiger Woods
English 1966 World Cup winner who kicked this
Alan Ball
American race car driver who feels the need for...
Scott Speed
English romantic poet who knew writing's value
William Wordsworth
American TV meteorologist who might predict this at 32°F
Amy Freeze
British weather presenter who might predict a snowstorm
Sara Blizzard
Investment banking partner of Sachs who was made of money
Marcus Goldman
The 2018 MTV Europe Best German Act was this pop...
Mike Singer
British celebrity chef who cooks here
Tom Kitchin
Driver in Ford v Ferrari who went 200 of these per hour
Ken Miles
Director of the Amazing Spider-Man movies
Marc Webb
Baseball player who was more of a batter than a...
Cecil Fielder
2000 Olympics American high jumper, or perhaps high...
Nathan Leeper
NFL quarterback known for being a 70 yard ball...
Willie Thrower
NFL quarterback with 10,000 yards of ball throws, who could...
Chuck Long
Dutch footballer with a strong right-footed...
Kik Pierie
President who signed hundreds of these into law
Bill Clinton
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Level ∞
Dec 16, 2021
You forgot a few good ones.
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Level 82
Dec 16, 2021
Ha, nice :)
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Level 83
Dec 19, 2021
I was going to say Gary Player! (He's one of the few I always remember to put down on the golf quizzes.)
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Level 84
Dec 30, 2021
Kate Dopingscandal. LOL!!!
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Level 82
Dec 22, 2021
Here are some other fun ones, not exactly celebrities, but big enough for wikipedia...

James E. Slaughter (1813–1900), American Army lieutenant

James Cash (born 1947), American businessman

Emily Rebecca Page (1823-1908), American poet

Allen L. Seaman (1916–1944), U.S. Navy pilot

Léo Major (1921–2008), Canadian Army corporal

Pamela Drew (1910–1989), British artist

Douglas Maxwell Stone (born 1948), Australian geologist

Igor Judge (born 1941), British judge

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Level 82
Dec 22, 2021
Also James Watt, Alessandro Volta, André-Marie Ampère etc etc

Really quite amazing how many scientists have had sciency names.

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Level 71
Jan 2, 2022
Yes, so amazing. Of course, it might be that the scientific units were named after them, so it's not exactly coincidence. Hmm? No? Just me?
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Level 72
Jan 2, 2022
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Level 72
Dec 22, 2021
Margaret Court was Australian, not British.
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Level 82
Dec 22, 2021
Whoops, thanks
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Level 82
Dec 30, 2021
She still is Australian, and still alive - 79 years old as of this comment. She's now a Pentecostal minister, who's becoming as famous for her vitriolic homophobia as she once was for her accomplishments on the tennis 'court.'
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Level 63
Dec 22, 2021
Very good. Well done. Nominated
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Level 84
Dec 22, 2021
I worked at a hospital before where there was a gynecologist Dr. Harry Beavers.
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Level 90
Dec 29, 2021
There's a fairly popular US/UK based British youtuber called Alec Steele who is a blacksmith.
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Level 82
Dec 30, 2021
Good one!
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Level 78
Dec 30, 2021
Bol Bol - Basketball player (son of Manute Bol)

Tennys Sandgren - tennis player

Ringo Starr (actually not his real name, but he took that nickname before he actually became a star)...

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Level 82
Dec 30, 2021
Tennys Sandgren is great! Too late to update this one now, but might make a sequel...
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Level 78
Dec 30, 2021
Thanks, then you may add Nintendo CEO Doug Bowser as well... By the way, this subject actually has a wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nominative_determinism
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Level 82
Dec 30, 2021
Another great one that I forgot about, thanks.
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Level 55
Jan 2, 2022
If you haven’t made the sequel yet- Jonathan Quick, goalie for the LA Kings in the NHL. One of the fastest goalies to ever play
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Level 76
Jan 2, 2022
Only missed the ball throwing name!!
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Level 73
Jan 2, 2022
Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong
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Level 67
Jan 2, 2022
There's a poker player named Chris Moneymaker. That's always been my favorite. There was also a guy who pitched briefly in the Majors whose last name is Outman.
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Level 75
Jan 3, 2022
My favourite - Richard Braine, leader of UKIP in late 2019
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Level 59
Jan 3, 2022
14, these were fun. Got Chuck
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Level 57
Jan 3, 2022
What about Sue Yoo, who is a lawyer?
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Level 73
Jan 3, 2022
Linebacker Junior Seau (pronounced say ow)
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Level 47
Jan 7, 2022
CEO of Nintendo - Doug Bowser
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Level 63
Jan 23, 2022
Great quiz. I'd only heard if 4 of these people but managed to get 14
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Level 71
Feb 5, 2022
Here's one I knew from my school days. Ash Kapila, a mathematician whose field of study was combustion and how fires spread
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Level 28
Feb 21, 2022
another good one: crime writer karin slaughter
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Level 82
Feb 21, 2022
Nice one
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Level 76
Apr 26, 2022
I used to bowl in a league with a guy with the last name Bowling.