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Who Is The Most Famous Marco In The World?

Updated November 20, 2020 681 votes 25 voters 12.6k views82 items

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

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

Marco Polo is certainly one of the most famous Marcos on this list. One of the famous explorers named Marco, he was one of the first Europeans to explore Asia. His travel book inspired many others including Christopher Columbus.

Another of the famous people with the first name Marco is Marco Rubio. He is a politician serving as a senator for Florida. He unsuccessfully ran for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 2016.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Marco? Just add them to the list!

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  • Marco Polo1
    21

    Marco Polo

    1254-09-01

    BirthplaceRepublic of Venice

    Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller whose travels are recorded in Livres des...  more

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  • Marco Rubio2
    21

    Marco Rubio

    1971-05-28

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, USA

    Marco Antonio Rubio (born May 28, 1971) is an American politician serving as the senior United...  more

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  • Marco Reus3
    20

    Marco Reus

    1989-05-31

    BirthplaceDortmund, Germany

    Marco Reus (German pronunciation: [ˈmaʁkoː ˈʁɔʏs]; born 31 May 1989) is a German professional...  more

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  • Marco van Basten4
    21

    BirthplaceUtrecht, Netherlands

    Marcel "Marco" van Basten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑrkoː vɑn ˈbɑstə(n)] (listen); born 31...  more

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    #54 of 164 The Best Soccer Players of the '90s#853 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Marco Andretti5
    17

    Marco Andretti

    1987-03-13

    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey

    Marco Michael Andretti (born March 13, 1987) is an American auto racing driver who drives the...  more
  • Marco Vicario6
    18

    Marco Vicario

    1925-09-20

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Marco Vicario (born 20 September 1925) is an Italian film actor, screenwriter, film producer...  more
  • Marco Beltrami7
    11

    Marco Beltrami

    1966-10-07

    BirthplaceLong Island, New York

    Marco Edward Jonathan Beltrami (born October 7, 1966) is an American composer and conductor of...  more
  • Marco Scutaro8
    17

    Marco Scutaro

    1975-10-30

    BirthplaceSan Felipe, Venezuela

    Marcos Scutaro, better known as Marco Scutaro, (; born October 30, 1975) is a Venezuelan...  more
  • Marcos Maidana9
    11

    Marcos Maidana

    1983-07-17

    BirthplaceMargarita, Argentina

    Marcos René Maidana (born July 17, 1983) is an Argentine former professional boxer who...  more
  • Marco Leonardi10
    15

    Marco Leonardi

    1971-11-14

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Marco Leonardi (born November 14, 1971) is an Italian actor. Leonardi was born in Australia to...  more
  • Marco Belinelli11
    10

    Marco Belinelli

    1986-03-25

    BirthplaceSan Giovanni in Persiceto, Italy

    Marco Stefano Belinelli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko beliˈnɛlli]; born 25 March 1986) is an...  more

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  • Marcos Rojo12
    10

    Marcos Rojo

    1990-03-20

    BirthplaceLa Plata, Argentina

    Faustino Marcos Alberto Rojo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɾkoz ˈroxo]; born 20 March 1990) is...  more
  • Marco Fidel Suárez13
    14

    Marco Fidel Suárez

    1855-04-23

    BirthplaceBello, Colombia

    Marco Fidel Suárez (April 23, 1855 – April 3, 1927) was a Colombian political figure. He...  more
  • Marco Pennette14
    14

    Marco Pennette

    1966-07-09

    BirthplaceGreenwich, Connecticut

    Marco Pennette (born July 9, 1966) is an American television producer and screenwriter....  more
  • Marcos Pontes15
    11

    Marcos Pontes

    1963-03-11

    BirthplaceBauru, Brazil

    Marcos Cesar Pontes (born March 11, 1963) is a Brazilian Air Force pilot, engineer, AEB...  more
  • Marco Bellocchio16

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Italy, Southern Europe, Emilia-Romagna

    Marco Bellocchio (Italian: [ˈmarko belˈlɔkkjo]; born 9 November 1939) is an Italian film...  more
  • Marco Carola17
    15

    Marco Carola

    1975-02-07

    BirthplaceNaples, Italy

    Marco Carola is an Italian electronic musician and DJ....  more
  • Marco Tardelli18
    15

    Marco Tardelli

    1954-09-24

    BirthplaceCareggine, Italy

    Marco Tardelli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko tarˈdɛlli]; born 24 September 1954) is an...  more
  • Marco Antonio Barrera19

    BirthplaceMexico, Mexico City

    Marco Antonio Barrera Tapia (born January 17, 1974) is a Mexican former professional boxer who...  more

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  • Marco Materazzi20
    12

    Marco Materazzi

    1973-08-19

    BirthplaceLecce, Italy

    Marco Materazzi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko mateˈrattsi]; born 19 August 1973) is an...  more
  • Marco Huck21
    10

    Marco Huck

    1984-11-11

    BirthplaceSjenica, Serbia

    Muamer Hukić (born 11 November 1984), best known as Marco Huck, is a German professional...  more
  • Marco Verratti22
    14

    Marco Verratti

    1992-11-05

    BirthplacePescara, Italy

    Marco Verratti (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko verˈratti]; born 5 November 1992) is an Italian...  more
  • Marcos Baghdatis23
    7

    Marcos Baghdatis

    1985-06-17

    BirthplaceParamytha, Cyprus

    Marcos Baghdatis (Greek: Μάρκος Παγδατής; pronounced [ˈmarkos paɣðaˈtis]; born 17 June 1985)...  more
  • Marcos Valle24
    11

    Marcos Valle

    1943-09-14

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Marcos Kostenbader Valle (born 14 September 1943) is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and...  more
  • Marco Minnemann25
    12

    Marco Minnemann

    1970-12-24

    BirthplaceHanover, Germany

    Marco Minnemann (born 24 December 1970) is a German drummer, composer and...  more

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