Ever wondered 'who famously plays the ukulele?' At various times on this blog I have produced lists and photos of famous ukulele players that may surprise you. If you are wondering whether to buy a ukulele or not - just look what esteemed company you will be in for this fun musical instrument!

This is a listing of people other than the obvious uke players such as Jake Shimabukuro, George Formby etc. I haven't missed those people! This is a list of the more surprising candidates!

The collection of posts and photograhs can be seen HERE - FAMOUS UKULELE PLAYERS, or just click on the links below.

Elvis with ukulele

In no particular order...

Joe Strummer
Neil Armstrong
Elvis Presley
George Harrison
John Lennon
Phill Jupitus
Loudon Wainwright III
Paul McCartney
Amanda Palmer
Adam Sandler
Frank Skinner
Johnny Marr
Gloria Swanson
Hank Williams Jr
Marlon Brando
Sir Tom Courtenay
Griff Rhys-Jones
Kate Pierson
Mick Fleetwood
Dave Grohl
Willie Nelson
Most of Fairport Convention
Ryan Gosling
Winston Marshall
James Franco
Fozzie Bear
John Sebastian
The Rock
Justin Hawkins
Pierce Brosnan
Betty Grable
Alice Fay
Jeff Bridges
Bill Cosby
Cybill Shepherd
Greta Garbo
Johnny Weissmuller
Liz Renay
Lucille Ball
Sam Brown
George Benson
Jack Johnson
Matthew Morrisson
Noel Fielding
Julian Barrett
Janis Paige
Russell Brand
Dent May
Greg Hawkes
Kate Micucci
Steve Martin
Dave Pegg
Jason Castro
Lightspeed Champion
Neil Innes
Eliza Carthy
Steve Marriott
Nicky Campbell
Taylor Swift
Tony Danza
Bob Hope
Brian May
Warren Buffett
Billy Corgan
Eddie Vedder
Poison Ivy
Suzi Quatro
Taj Mahal
Todd Rundgren
Tom Hanks
Pete Townshend
Roger Daltrey
Elvis Costello
Joe Brown
Kate Bush
Mia Farrow
Barack Obama
Paul Heaton
Polly Harvey
Adrian Edmondson
Steven Tyler
Benny Hill
Tony Blair
Bruce Springsteen
Buster Keaton
Chas and Dave
Cyndi Lauper
Eric Clapton
Frank Black
Harry Hill
Holly Hunter
Joni Mitchell
Jamie Oliver
Jason Mraz
Oliver Hardy
Bette Midler
Will I Am
Shirley Temple
Patrick Wolf
Robert Plant
Zooey Deschanel
Zac Efron
Marilyn Monroe
William H Macy
Eric Morecambe
Doris Day
Stephin Merritt
Sam Neill

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