Top Ten Overrated American Serial Killers

The Top Ten

1 Jeffrey Dahmer Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder, and dismemberment of seventeen men and boys between 1978 and 1991, with many of his later murders also involving necrophilia, cannibalism, and the permanent preservation ...read more.

What do you mean by overrated serial killers? - 445956

Over-rated? What does that even mean?

2 Ted Bundy Theodore Robert Bundy was an American serial killer, kidnapper, rapist, and necrophiliac who assaulted and murdered numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier.

Really overrated. A word for serial killers. That's stupid

3 Richard Ramirez Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez, known as Richard Ramirez, widely known as the Night Stalker, was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar. ...read more.
4 John Wayne Gacy John Wayne Gacy, Jr., also known as the Killer Clown, was an American serial killer and rapist who sexually assaulted and murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978 in Cook County, Illinois.
5 Ed Gein Edward Theodore Gein, also known as The Butcher of Plainfield, was an American murderer and body snatcher.

The Texas chainsaw massacre

Pathetic, only 2 victims - Silver_Moonlight

6 Aileen Wuornos Aileen Carol Wuornos was an American serial killer who killed seven men in Florida between 1989 and 1990. Wuornos claimed that her victims had either raped or attempted to rape her while she was working as a prostitute, and that all of the homicides were committed in self-defense.
7 David Berkowitz David Richard Berkowitz, also known as the Son of Sam and the .44 Caliber Killer, is an American serial killer convicted of a series of shooting attacks that began in New York City in the summer of 1976, perpetrated with a .44 caliber Bulldog revolver.
8 Dennis Rader Dennis Lynn Rader is an American serial killer who murdered ten people in Sedgwick County, between 1974 and 1991.
9 Gary Ridgway Gary Leon Ridgway, also known as the Green River Killer, is an American serial killer. He was initially convicted of 48 separate murders.
10 Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono

The Contenders

11 Danny Rolling Daniel Harold "Danny" Rolling, also known as the Gainesville Ripper, was an American serial killer who murdered five students in Gainesville, Florida.
12 Robert Berdella Robert Andrew "Bob" Berdella was an American serial killer in Kansas City, Missouri who raped, tortured, and killed at least six men between 1984 and 1987.
13 Albert Fish Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish was an American serial killer. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man.
14 Charles Manson Charles Milles Manson (1934-2017) was an American criminal who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in the California desert in the late 1960s.
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