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Who Is The Most Famous Diego In The World?

Updated February 17, 2021 368 votes 22 voters 6.5k views60 items

List RulesVote up all of the Diegos you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Diego can you think of? The famous Diegos below have many different professions, including notable actors named Diego, famous musicians named Diego, and even athletes named Diego.

Diego Luna is certainly one of the most famous Diegos on this list. One of the famous actors named Diego, he is best known for his role in Narcos: Mexico. Rogue One, Open Range, and Milk are among his most notable films.

Another of the famous people with the first name Diego is Diego Rivera. He was a Mexican artist. He is associated with the mural movement in international art. Diego Velazquez is another of the famous artists named Diego. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Diego? Just add them to the list! Then, be sure to vote up all of the Diegos you've heard of. 

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  • Diego Luna1
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    Diego Luna

    1979-12-29

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    Diego Luna Alexander (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo ˈluna aleksanˈdeɾ]; born December 29,...  more

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  • Diego Rivera2

    BirthplaceGuanajuato, Mexico

    Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y...  more

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    #518 of 1,355 The Greatest Minds of All Time#26 of 31 The Greatest Painters Of All Time

  • Diego Boneta3
    12

    Diego Boneta

    1990-11-29

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    Diego Andrés González Boneta (November 29, 1990) is a Mexican singer and actor. He gained...  more
  • Diego Klattenhoff4
    12

    BirthplaceFrench River, Pictou County

    Diego Klattenhoff (born November 30, 1979) is a Canadian actor known for his portrayals of...  more
  • Diego Tinoco5
    12

    Diego Tinoco

    1997-11-25
    Diego Tinoco (born November 25, 1997) is an actor known for playing Cesar Diaz on Netflix's On...  more
  • Diego Maradona6
    8

    Diego Maradona

    1960-10-30

    BirthplaceLanús, Argentina

    Diego Armando Maradona (30 October 1960 – 25 November 2020) was an Argentine retired...  more

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    #315 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#7 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Diego Miranda7
    8

    Diego Miranda

    1979-01-15

    BirthplaceEriceira, Portugal

    Diego Miranda is a Portuguese DJ and producer....
  • Diego Velázquez8
    10

    BirthplaceSeville, Spain

    Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo βeˈlaθkeθ]; baptized June 6, 1599 –...  more

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  • Diego Serrano9
    8

    Diego Serrano

    1973-02-05

    BirthplaceQuito, Ecuador

    Diego Serrano (born February 5, 1973) is an Ecuadorian-born American actor....  more
  • Diego Abatantuono10

    BirthplaceMilan, Italy

    Diego Abatantuono (born 20 May 1955) is an Italian cinema and theatre actor, and screenwriter....  more
  • Diego Torres11
    6

    Diego Torres

    1971-03-09

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Diego Antonio Caccia (born March 9, 1971 in Buenos Aires), also known as Diego Torres, is an...  more
  • Diego Rougier12
    7

    Diego Rougier

    1970-03-21

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Diego Rougier is a film editor and producer, a television director, a casting director and a...  more
  • Diego Peretti13
    10

    Diego Peretti

    1963-02-25

    BirthplaceBalvanera, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Diego Peretti (born 25 February 1963) is an Argentine actor, screenwriter and former...  more
  • Diego Quemada-Diez14
    11

    Diego Quemada-Diez

    1969-02-15

    BirthplaceBurgos, Spain

    Diego Quemada-Diez is a cinematographer, film director, screenwriter and film producer....
  • Diego Bertie15
    8

    Diego Bertie

    1967-11-02

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    Diego Felipe Bertie Brignardello (born November 2, 1967 in Lima) is a contemporary Peruvian...  more
  • Diego Simeone16
    8

    Diego Simeone

    1970-04-28

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Diego Simeone is a football manager....  more

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  • Diego Godín17
    7

    Diego Godín

    1986-02-16

    BirthplaceRosario, Uruguay

    Diego Roberto Godín Leal (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo ɣoˈðin]; born 16 February 1986) is a...  more

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  • Diego Corrales18
    6

    Diego Corrales

    1977-08-25

    BirthplaceColumbia, South Carolina

    Diego "Chico" Corrales Jr. (August 25, 1977 – May 7, 2007) was an American professional boxer...  more

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  • Diego Milito19
    4

    Diego Milito

    1979-06-12

    BirthplaceBernal, Argentina, Argentina

    Diego Alberto Milito (born 12 June 1979) is an Argentine former professional footballer who...  more
  • Diego López Rodríguez20

    BirthplaceParadela, Lugo, Spain

    Diego López Rodríguez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo ˈlopeθ]; born 3 November 1981) is a...  more
  • Diego Alves21
    8

    Diego Alves

    1985-06-24

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Diego Alves Carreira (born 24 June 1985), known as Diego Alves, is a Brazilian professional...  more
  • Diego Ribas da Cunha22

    BirthplaceRibeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

    Diego Ribas da Cunha (born 28 February 1985), commonly known as just Diego or Diego Ribas is a...  more
  • Diego Lugano23
    6

    Diego Lugano

    1980-11-02

    BirthplaceCanelones, Uruguay, Uruguay

    Diego Alfredo Lugano Morena (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo luˈɣano]; (born 2 November 1980)...  more
  • Diego Laynez24
    5

    Diego Laynez

    1512-01-01

    BirthplaceAlmazán, Spain

    Several spellings of his names (James, Jacob; Laines, Laynez, Lainez) are in use and some of...  more
  • Diego Nunes25
    4

    Diego Nunes

    1982-11-30

    BirthplaceCaxias do Sul, Brazil

    Diego Torresean Nunes (born November 30, 1982) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, currently...  more