List of Most Popular Star Wars Characters Ranked:
30. Asajj Ventress
Formidable Sith assassin and Dark Jedi.
Initially appeared as a villain in the “Star Wars: Clone Wars” animated series.
Trained under Count Dooku, but eventually betrayed him and became an independent force.
Known for her dual red lightsabers and agile fighting style.
Eventually finds redemption and assists the Jedi in their fight against the Sith.
29. Admiral Ackbar
Prominent leader in the Rebel Alliance and later the Resistance.
Known for his distinctive appearance as a Mon Calamari.
Famous for his line “It’s a trap!” during the Battle of Endor in “Return of the Jedi.”
Serves as a strategic military leader, contributing to the Alliance’s victories against the Galactic Empire.
Regarded as a symbol of resistance and a beloved character in the Star Wars franchise.
28. Baby Yoda (Grogu)
Also known as “The Child” or “The Asset.”
Introduced in the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian.”
Belonging to the same species as Yoda, he possesses extraordinary Force abilities.
Gained significant popularity for his cute and endearing appearance.
Becomes a central figure in the story, with the Mandalorian protecting and caring for him.
27. The Mandalorian (Din Djarin)
The main protagonist of the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian.”
A skilled bounty hunter and member of the Mandalorian culture.
Known for his distinctive Mandalorian armor, including his helmet and beskar armor.
Takes on various missions and encounters a wide range of characters in his journey.
Forms a unique bond with Baby Yoda, becoming his guardian and embarking on a quest to protect him.
26. Captain Rex
A clone trooper captain in the Grand Army of the Republic.
Serves under the command of Anakin Skywalker and later becomes a key ally of the Rebel Alliance.
Known for his distinctive Phase II clone armor and dual blaster pistols.
Skilled in combat and tactics, Rex is a capable leader and strategist.
Plays a significant role in various battles throughout the Clone Wars, including the Siege of Mandalore.
25. Count Dooku
Former Jedi Master turned Sith Lord.
Also known as Darth Tyranus.
Serves as a major antagonist in the prequel trilogy.
Trained Qui-Gon Jinn and later becomes the apprentice of Darth Sidious.
Leads the Separatist movement and is instrumental in starting the Clone Wars.
24. Qui-Gon Jinn
Jedi Master and mentor to Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Portrayed by Liam Neeson in “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.”
Known for his unorthodox methods and adherence to the Living Force.
Discovers Anakin Skywalker and believes him to be the prophesied Chosen One.
Dies at the hands of Darth Maul but later communicates with Yoda and Obi-Wan as a Force ghost.
23. Padmé Amidala
Queen of Naboo and later Senator of Naboo in the Galactic Senate.
Key figure in the prequel trilogy and portrayed by Natalie Portman.
Advocates for peace and democracy within the Republic.
Forms a romantic relationship with Anakin Skywalker, which leads to her becoming the mother of Luke and Leia.
Plays an important role in the political landscape and fights against the rise of the Sith.
22. Jango Fett
Notorious bounty hunter and the template for the Clone Army.
Known for his Mandalorian armor and dual blaster pistols.
Hired by Count Dooku to serve as the genetic template for the Clone Troopers.
Acts as a father figure to his cloned son, Boba Fett.
Engages in combat with Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi on Kamino and ultimately meets his demise.
21. General Grievous
Cyborg commander and leader of the Separatist Droid Army.
Skilled in lightsaber combat and known for wielding multiple lightsabers.
Originally a Kaleesh warrior, he was severely injured and reconstructed as a cyborg.
Responsible for capturing Jedi and collecting their lightsabers as trophies.
Serves as a major antagonist during the Clone Wars.
20. Mace Windu
Powerful Jedi Master and member of the Jedi Council.
Portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson in the prequel trilogy.
Known for his distinctive purple lightsaber.
Skilled in both lightsaber combat and Force abilities.
Plays a significant role in the Clone Wars and engages in a lightsaber duel with Darth Sidious.
19. Poe Dameron
Skilled pilot and member of the Resistance.
Introduced in the sequel trilogy, portrayed by Oscar Isaac.
Flies an X-wing starfighter and serves as the best pilot in the Resistance.
Loyal and passionate about the cause, he plays a vital role in multiple battles against the First Order.
Forms a close friendship with Finn and develops a relationship with Rey.
Former stormtrooper of the First Order who defects and joins the Resistance.
Portrayed by John Boyega in the sequel trilogy.
Begins as a reluctant hero but evolves into a key member of the Resistance.
Known for his courage, loyalty, and strong moral compass.
Develops a close friendship with Poe Dameron and forms a romantic connection with Rey.
17. Ahsoka Tano
Former Jedi Padawan of Anakin Skywalker.
Introduced in the animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
Known for her twin lightsabers and acrobatic fighting style.
Leaves the Jedi Order and becomes a neutral force user, fighting for justice.
Gains a significant following and plays a crucial role in various events, including the Siege of Mandalore.
16. Emperor Palpatine
Also known as Darth Sidious.
Manipulative and power-hungry Sith Lord.
Serves as the main antagonist in the original and prequel trilogies.
Secretly orchestrates the rise of the Galactic Empire and the fall of the Jedi Order.
Returns in “Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker” after his apparent death in “Return of the Jedi.”
15. Darth Maul
Sith Lord and apprentice of Darth Sidious.
First appears in “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.”
Recognizable by his red and black facial tattoos and double-bladed lightsaber.
Engages in an iconic lightsaber duel with Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Survives his apparent death and continues to play a significant role in “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” and “Star Wars Rebels.”
14. Lando Calrissian
Originally portrayed by Billy Dee Williams in the original trilogy and later reprised in the sequel trilogy by Donald Glover.
Smooth-talking smuggler and gambler.
Initially introduced in “Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back.”
Becomes a key ally to the Rebel Alliance and helps in the Battle of Endor.
Pilots the Millennium Falcon and plays a significant role in the final confrontation against the Galactic Empire.
13. Anakin Skywalker
Central character in the prequel trilogy.
Begins as a young Jedi Knight and later falls to the dark side, becoming Darth Vader.
Portrayed by Hayden Christensen in Episodes II and III.
Known for his exceptional piloting skills and strong connection to the Force.
Key figure in the Clone Wars and eventually redeems himself by saving his son, Luke Skywalker.
12. Kylo Ren
Also known as Ben Solo, the son of Han Solo and Leia Organa.
Portrayed by Adam Driver in the sequel trilogy.
Begins as a member of the dark side, following in the footsteps of Darth Vader.
Struggles with the conflict between the light and dark sides of the Force.
Plays a major role in the First Order’s rise and faces significant internal conflicts.
The central protagonist of the sequel trilogy.
Portrayed by Daisy Ridley.
Initially introduced as a scavenger on the desert planet Jakku.
Discovers her Force sensitivity and becomes a skilled Jedi.
Embarks on a journey to learn about her heritage and confronts the dark side, ultimately finding her place in the galaxy.
10. Boba Fett
Notorious bounty hunter in the Star Wars universe.
Originally introduced in “Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back.”
Wears Mandalorian armor, including a distinctive helmet and jetpack.
Known for his silent and mysterious nature.
Becomes a fan-favorite character despite limited screen time in the original trilogy.
Protocol droid fluent in millions of forms of communication.
Originally created by Anakin Skywalker.
Often serves as a translator and provides comic relief in the Star Wars saga.
Known for his gold-plated exterior and worrisome nature.
Frequently paired with R2-D2, forming a comedic duo.
Astromech droid and counterpart to C-3PO.
Known for his distinctive dome-shaped head and blue and white body.
Has a wide range of tools and abilities, often used for repairing starships and computers.
Plays a crucial role in various battles and missions throughout the Star Wars saga.
Despite communicating through beeps and whistles, R2-D2 is beloved for his bravery and resourcefulness.
Wookiee co-pilot and loyal companion to Han Solo.
Known for his tall stature, long hair, and distinctive growls.
Skilled in piloting the Millennium Falcon and known for his strength and loyalty.
Forms a close bond with Han Solo and becomes an integral part of the Rebel Alliance.
Chewbacca’s unique language, Shyriiwook, is often translated by other characters.
6. Obi-Wan Kenobi
Jedi Knight and later Jedi Master.
Serves as a central character in both the prequel and original trilogies.
Initially portrayed by Sir Alec Guinness and later by Ewan McGregor.
Trains Anakin Skywalker and plays a pivotal role in his journey.
Becomes a mentor to Luke Skywalker and guides him in his path to becoming a Jedi.
Ancient and wise Jedi Master.
Known for his unique way of speaking and his small stature.
Trains Luke Skywalker in the ways of the Force on the planet Dagobah.
Displays incredible lightsaber skills and a deep connection to the Force.
Provides guidance and wisdom throughout the Star Wars saga.
4. Princess Leia Organa
Daughter of Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala.
Portrayed by the late Carrie Fisher.
Member of the Rebel Alliance and one of its leaders.
Known for her leadership, courage, and determination.
Plays a key role in the defeat of the Galactic Empire and the rise of the New Republic.
3. Han Solo
Smuggler turned hero and member of the Rebel Alliance.
Portrayed by Harrison Ford in the original trilogy and the sequel trilogy.
Pilot of the Millennium Falcon, known for his exceptional piloting skills.
Starts off as a self-serving rogue but grows into a courageous and loyal ally.
Forms a romantic relationship with Princess Leia Organa.
2. Darth Vader
Iconic Sith Lord and central antagonist of the original trilogy.
Originally known as Anakin Skywalker, a Jedi Knight.
Portrayed by David Prowse and voiced by James Earl Jones.
Turns to the dark side and becomes Darth Sidious’s apprentice.
Wields a red lightsaber and wears a black suit of armor.
1. Luke Skywalker
Central protagonist of the original trilogy and later appears in the sequel trilogy.
Portrayed by Mark Hamill.
Son of Anakin Skywalker and twin brother of Princess Leia Organa.
Trained as a Jedi by Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda.
Known for his journey from a farm boy to a powerful Jedi Knight and leader of the Rebellion.