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Who Is The Most Famous Marcus Or Markus In The World?

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List RulesVote up all of the Marcuses and Markuses you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Marcus or Markus can you think of? The famous Marcuses and Markuses below have many different professions, including notable actors named Marcus, famous athletes named Markus, and even musicians named Marcus.

Marcus Mumford is certainly one of the most famous Marcuses on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters named Marcus, he is the lead singer of the band Mumford & Sons. “I Will Wait,” “Little Lion Man,” and “The Cave” are among the group's biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the first name Marcus is Marcus Samuelsson. He is a chef and restaurateur. He has hosted No Passport Required on PBS since 2018.

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  • Marcus Mumford

    BirthplaceAnaheim, California

    Marcus Oliver Johnstone Mumford (born 31 January 1987) is a British singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Samuelsson

    BirthplaceAddis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Marcus Samuelsson (born Kassahun Tsegie; Amharic: ካሳሁን ፅጌ 25 January 1971) is an Ethiopian... more on Wikipedia

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  • Markus Howard
    Markus Howard (born March 3, 1999) is an American college basketball player for Marquette... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Allen

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    Marcus LeMarr Allen (born March 26, 1960) is an American former football running back and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Markus Schulz

    BirthplaceEschwege, Germany

    Markus Schulz (; German: [ˈmaɐ̯kʊs ˈʃʊlts]; born 3 February 1975) is a German-American DJ and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Marcus Camby

    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, United States of America

    Marcus Dion Camby (born March 22, 1974) is a American retired professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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  • Markus Granlund

    BirthplaceOulu, Finland

    Kari Markus Granlund (born 16 April 1993) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward who is... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Morris

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Marcus Thomas Morris Sr. (born September 2, 1989) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius

    Dec. at 59 (121-180)

    BirthplaceLazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Rome

    Marcus Aurelius (26 April 121 – 17 March 180) was Roman emperor from 161 to 180 and a Stoic... more on Wikipedia

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  • Marcus Junius Brutus

    Marcus Junius Brutus

    Dec. at 43 (84 BC-41 BC)

    BirthplaceLazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Rome

    Marcus Junius Brutus (the Younger) (; 85 BC – 23 October 42 BC), often referred to as Brutus,... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Johansson

    BirthplaceLandskrona, Sweden

    Marcus Johansson may refer to: Marcus Johansson (footballer, born 1994), Swedish footballer... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Mariota

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii

    Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota (born October 30, 1993) is an American football quarterback for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Marcus Smart
    Marcus Osmond Smart (born March 6, 1994) is an American professional basketball player who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Markus Näslund

    BirthplaceÖrnsköldsvik, Sweden

    Markus Sten Näslund (born July 30, 1973) is a Swedish retired ice hockey player and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Thornton

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Marcus Thornton may refer to: Marcus Thornton (basketball, born 1987), American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Schenkenberg

    Marcus Schenkenberg

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Marcus Lodewijk Schenkenberg van Mierop better known as Marcus Schenkenberg, (born August 4,... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Aurelius Probus

    Marcus Aurelius Probus

    Dec. at 50 (232-282)

    BirthplaceSirmium, Yugoslavia

    Probus (; Latin: Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus; c. 19 August 232 – September/October 282),... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Miller

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Marcus Miller (born William Henry Marcus Miller Jr.; June 14, 1959) is an American jazz... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Foster

    Marcus Foster

    Dec. at 50 (1923-1973)

    BirthplaceAthens, Georgia, United States of America

    Marcus Albert Foster (March 31, 1923 – November 6, 1973) was an American educator who gained a... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey

    Dec. at 53 (1887-1940)

    BirthplaceCaribbean Sea, Greater Antilles, Jamaica, Middlesex County, Jamaica

    Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940) was a Jamaican political... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Lehman
    Marcus Lehman is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Gabon.
  • Marcus Schössow
    Marcus Schössow (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈmarːkɵs ˈɧœsːɔv]; born in Helsingborg, Sweden... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa

    Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa

    Dec. at 51 (62 BC-11 BC)

    BirthplaceIstria, Croatia

    Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (; 64/62 BC – 12 BC) was a Roman consul, statesman, general and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Marcus Stroud

    Marcus Stroud

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceThomasville, Georgia

    Marcus LaVar Stroud (born June 25, 1978) is a former American football defensive tackle who... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcus Trufant

    Marcus Trufant

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceTacoma, Washington

    Marcus Lavon Trufant (born December 25, 1980) is a former American football player who was a... more on Wikipedia