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Ever thought about how many famous people named Giovanni are out there? This list of celebrities named Giovanni will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Giovannis below include actors named Giovanni and athletes named Giovanni, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Giovanni who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Giovannis below include Giovanni Ribisi, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, and Giovanni Boccaccio.
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Giovanni Ribisi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Antonino Giovanni Ribisi, known professionally as Giovanni Ribisi, is an American actor and producer who has appeared in over 40 films and 25 television shows.

Giovanni van Bronckhorst is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Footballer Giovanni Christiaan van Bronckhorst OON, known as Gio in Spain, is a retired Dutch footballer and former captain of the Dutch national team. Formerly a midfielder, he moved to left-back later in ...more

Giovanni Boccaccio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Poet, Author, Writer Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, including The Decameron and On Famous ...more

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer, Organist, Violinist Giovanni Battista Draghi, best known as Pergolesi or Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, was an Italian composer, violinist and organist.

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestri... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina was an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music and the best-known 16th-century representative of the Roman School of musical composition. He has had a ...more

Giovanni Falcone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Judge Giovanni Falcone was an Italian prosecuting magistrate. From his office in the Palace of Justice in Palermo, he spent most of his professional life trying to overthrow the power of the Sicilian ...more

Giovanni Martinelli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Opera Singer Giovanni Martinelli was an Italian operatic tenor. He was associated with the Italian lyric-dramatic repertory, although he performed French operatic roles to great acclaim as well. Martinelli ...more

Giovanni Leone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Leone was an Italian politician. He was the 37th Prime Minister of Italy from 21 June 1963 to 4 December 1963 and again from 24 June 1968 to 12 December 1968. He also served as the ...more

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Writer, Philosopher Count Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was an Italian Renaissance philosopher. He is famed for the events of 1486, when at the age of 23, he proposed to defend 900 theses on religion, philosophy, ...more

Giovanni Bellini is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Painter Giovanni Bellini was an Italian Renaissance painter, probably the best known of the Bellini family of Venetian painters. His father was Jacopo Bellini, his brother was Gentile Bellini, and his ...more

Giovanni Gabrieli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer, Organist Giovanni Gabrieli was an Italian composer and organist. He was one of the most influential musicians of his time, and represents the culmination of the style of the Venetian School, at the time ...more

Giovanni Trapattoni is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Coach Giovanni Trapattoni, sometimes popularly known as "Trap" or "Il Trap", is an Italian football manager and former footballer, considered the most successful club coach in the ...more

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, best known as Guercino, or Il Guercino, was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from the region of Emilia, and active in Rome and Bologna. The vigorous ...more

Giovanni Papini is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Journalist, Writer Giovanni Papini was an Italian journalist, essayist, literary critic, poet, and novelist.

Giovanni Messe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Messe was an Italian general, politician, and Field Marshal. He is considered by many to have been the best Italian general of the Second World War.

Giovanni Carmazzi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
American football player Giovanni Carmazzi is a former American football player. He never played in a regular season NFL game but was on the roster of the San Francisco 49ers as a backup quarterback. He is an alumnus of ...more

Giovanni di Giovanni is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni di Giovanni is one of the youngest victims of the campaign against sodomy waged in Florence since the Middle Ages. He was convicted by the Podestà court of being the passive ...more

Giovanni Punto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Musician Giovanni Punto was a Czech horn player and a pioneer of the hand-stopping technique which allows natural horns to play a greater number of notes. He was an international celebrity in the 18th ...more

Giovanni Schiaparelli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Astronomer Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli was an Italian astronomer and science historian.

Giovanni Rossi Lomanitz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Physicist Ross Lomanitz was an American physicist. He was born in Bryan, Texas and grew up in Oklahoma. His father was an agricultural chemist and named his son after the Italian socialist Giovanni Rossi, ...more

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Painter, Printmaker Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, also known as Gianbattista or Giambattista Tiepolo, was an Italian painter and printmaker from the Republic of Venice. He was prolific, and worked not only in Italy, ...more

Giovanni Battista Vitali is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer, Violinist Giovanni Battista Vitali was an Italian composer and violone player. Vitali was born in Bologna and spent all of his life in the Emilian region, moving to Modena in 1674. His teacher in his ...more

Giovanni Sollima is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer, Cellist Giovanni Sollima is an Italian composer and cellist. He was born into a family of musicians and studied cello with Giovanni Perriera and composition with his father, Eliodoro Sollima, at the ...more

Giovanni Villani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Diplomat, Official, Banker Giovanni Villani was an Italian banker, official, diplomat and chronicler from Florence who wrote the Nuova Cronica on the history of Florence. He was a leading statesman of Florence but later ...more

Giovanni da Verrazzano is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano was a Florentine explorer of North America, in the service of King Francis I of France. He is renowned as the first European since the Norse expeditions to North America ...more

Giovanni Gronchi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Politician Giovanni Gronchi was a Christian Democratic Italian politician who became the third President of the Italian Republic in 1955, after Luigi Einaudi. His presidency lasted until 1962 and was ...more

Giovanni Battista Somis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Violinist Giovanni Battista Somis was an Italian violinist and composer of the Baroque music era. He studied under Arcangelo Corelli between 1703 and 1706 or 1707. He was later appointed solo violinist to ...more

Giovanni Battista Crescenzi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Architect Giovanni Battista Crescenzi was an Italian painter and architect of the early-Baroque period, active in Rome and Spain, where he helped decorate the pantheon of the Spanish kings at El Escorial. ...more

Giovanni Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Ferrari, an Italian football player, played as a midfielder and forward. He is regarded as one of the best players of his generation and as one of the greatest players of all time. A ...more

Giovanni Battista Belzoni is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Battista Belzoni Giovanni Battista Belzoni, sometimes known as The Great Belzoni, was a prolific Italian explorer and pioneer archaeologist of Egyptian antiquities.

Giovanni Velluti is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Opera Singer Giovanni Battista Velluti, colloquially "Giambattista" was an Italian castrato. He is also considered "last of the great castrati" and had a reputation of being something of ...more

Giovanni Gentile is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Philosopher Giovanni Gentile was an Italian neo-Hegelian Idealist philosopher and politician, a peer of Benedetto Croce. He described himself as 'the philosopher of Fascism', and ghostwrote A Doctrine of ...more

Giovanni Battista Granata is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Battista Granata was an Italian Baroque guitar player and composer. He is generally known as the most prolific guitarist of the 17th century, publishing seven books during his lifetime. ...more

Giovanni Fusco is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist Giovanni Fusco was an Italian composer, pianist and conductor, who has written numerous film scores since 1936, including those of Alain Resnais' Hiroshima mon amour and La guerre est finie as ...more

Giovanni Arduino is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Arduino Novelist Giovanni Arduino is a fiction writer, freelance editor, translator and consultant from Moncalieri, Turin, Italy. His best-selling novels span various genres such as young adult, dark fantasy, ...more

Giovanni Lombardo Radice is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Screenwriter, Actor Giovanni Lombardo Radice is an Italian film actor, better known to audiences as John Morghen. Radice is best known for his villain roles in Italian horror films, and notably for the spectaculary ...more

Giovanni Silva de Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Silva de Oliveira, better known as Giovanni, is a retired football player from Brazil and currently a scout for Olympiacos. His natural and favorite position was that of attacking ...more

Giovanni de' Bardi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Literary critic, Librettist, Composer Giovanni de' Bardi, Count of Vernio, was an Italian literary critic, writer, composer and soldier.

Giovanni Sgambati is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Conductor, Pianist, Composer Giovanni Sgambati was an Italian pianist and composer.

Giovanni Bruno is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Bruno Actor Giovanni Bruno is an actor.

Giovanni Domenico Cassini is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Astrologer, Astronomer, Engineer Giovanni Domenico Cassini was an Italian mathematician, astronomer, engineer, and astrologer. Cassini, also known as Gian Domenico Cassini, was born in Perinaldo, near Imperia, at that time in ...more

Giovanni Franzoni is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Franzoni Theologian Giovanni Battista Franzoni is a Christian communist and dissident Catholic theologian. A popular abbot at St. Paul's Outside the Walls, one of the most popular churches in Rome, he was defrocked ...more

Giovanni Aparecido Adriano dos... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Aparecido Adriano dos Santos Soccer Player Giovanni Aparecido Adriano dos Santos, simply known as Giovanni is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Atlético Mineiro as a goalkeeper.

Giovanni de Gamerra is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Poet, Librettist, Playwright Giovanni de Gamerra was a cleric, a playwright, and a poet. He is best known as a prolific librettist. Gamerra was born in Livorno, and worked from 1771 at the Teatro Regio Ducal in Milan – an ...more

Giovanni Carrara is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Baseball player Giovanni Carrara Jiménez [car-RAH-ra] is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He most recently pitched in MLB for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Carrara bats and throws right-handed. He ...more

Giovanni Battista Sammartini is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Music pedagogue, Composer, Organist Giovanni Battista Sammartini was an Italian composer, oboist, organist, choirmaster and teacher. He counted Gluck among his students, and was highly regarded by younger composers including ...more

Giovanni Soto is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Soto Giovanni Luis Soto is a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. A pitcher, he plays in minor league baseball in the organization of the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball. In 2010, ...more

Giovanni Canavesio is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Giovanni Canavesio Giovanni Canavesio was an Italian painter. He was born in Pinerolo, Piedmont, Italy and was active on the French side of the Alps. The 1450 workshop archives in Pinerolo state that he traveled a ...more

Giovanni Cianfriglia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Stunt Performer, Actor Giovanni Cianfriglia is an Italian film actor. He has appeared in over 100 films since 1958. Born in Rome, Cianfriglia debuted as the body double of Steve Reeves in Hercules, then he started ...more

Giovanni Maria Flick is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Politician, Journalist, Jurist Giovanni Maria Flick is an Italian journalist, politician, and jurist.