Jay Leno, American talk show host and comedian
Jay Asher, American author
Jay Hernandez, American actor
Jay Cutler, American football player John Jay (1745-1829), US Revolutionary patriot
Jay-Z, American rapper
Jay Pharoah, stage name of American actor & comedian Jared Farrow James S. "Jay" Huguley, American actor
Jay Gatsby, main character of The Great Gatsby
Jay Pritchett, portrayed by EdO'Neill, character on American sitcom, Modern Family
Jay, Blue Ninja from "Ninjago"
Jay "Chef" Hicks, from the movie "Apocalypse Now"
Jay Clemens, from TV series "Rita Rocks"