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If your name is Mario, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Mario, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Mario can you think of? The famous Marios below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Mario, athletes named Mario, and even political figures named Mario. The music industry is no stranger to the name Mario, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Mario are worth mentioning? This list includes Mario López, Mario Barwuah Balotelli, Mario Gomez and Mario Götze. To read more about these notable people named Mario, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

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Mario Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Lemieux age 51 - Mario Lemieux, OC, CQ is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played parts of 17 seasons with the National Hockey League's Pittsburgh Penguins between 1984 and 2006. In 1999, he ...more

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Mario Batali is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Batali age 56 - Mario Francesco Batali is an American chef, writer, restaurateur and media personality. In addition to his classical culinary training, he is an expert on the history and culture of Italian ...more

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Mario Barwuah Balotelli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Barwuah Balotelli age 26 - Mario Barwuah Balotelli is an Italian footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Liverpool and the Italian national team. Balotelli is nicknamed Super Mario. He started his ...more

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Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Chalmers age 29 - Almario Vernard "Mario" Chalmers is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He was selected 34th overall in the 2008 NBA ...more

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Mario Gomez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Gomez age 31 - Mario Gómez García is a German footballer who plays as a striker for Fiorentina in the Serie A and the German national team. Gómez joined Fiorentina after spending four ...more

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Mario Götze is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Götze age 23 - Mario Götze is a German footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga. In addition to his favoured role as a number 10, Götze is capable of ...more

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Mario Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Williams age 32 - Mario Jerrel Williams is an American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He played college football for North Carolina State University. Williams was ...more

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Mario Mandžukić is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Mandžukić age 30 - Mario Mandžukić is a Croatian footballer who plays for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and for the Croatian national team as a striker. Besides being a prolific goalscorer, he is known for ...more

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Mario Kempes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Kempes age 62 - Mario Alberto Kempes Chiodi is a retired Argentine footballer. His father, Mario, also a footballer, inspired him to play from a young age. At the age of seven he began playing with a junior ...more

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Mario Van Peebles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Van Peebles age 60 - Mario Van Peebles is an American film director and actor best known for directing New Jack City in 1991. He is the son of film-maker Melvin Van Peebles.

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Mario Manningham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Manningham age 29 - Mario Cashmere Manningham is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Giants in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. After receiving few ...more

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Mário Zagallo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mário Zagallo age 84 - Mário Jorge Lobo Zagallo is a Brazilian former football player and manager. He was the first footballer to win the World Cup both as a manager and as a player.

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Mario Lanza is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Lanza Died at 38 (1921-1959) - Mario Lanza (January 31, 1921 – October 7, 1959, aged 38) was an American tenor, singer, actor and Hollywood movie star of the late 1940s and the 1950s. The son of Italian emigrants, he began ...more

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Mario Vargas Llosa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Vargas Llosa age 81 - Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa, 1st Marquis of Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. Vargas ...more

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Mario Andretti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Andretti age 77 - Mario Gabriele Andretti is a retired Italian American world champion racing driver, one of the most successful Americans in the history of the sport. He is one of only two drivers to win races ...more

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Mário Jardel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mário Jardel age 42 - Mário Jardel de Almeida Ribeiro is a retired Brazilian professional footballer. Jardel was most noted for his positioning on the field and his heading ability. He was a legend for ...more

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Mario López is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario López age 43 - Mario Lopez, Jr. is an American television host and actor. Lopez has appeared on several television series, in films, and on Broadway. He is best known for his portrayal of A.C. Slater on Saved ...more

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Mario Draghi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Draghi age 69 - Mario Draghi is an Italian economist, manager and banker who succeeded Jean-Claude Trichet as the President of the European Central Bank on 1 November 2011. He was previously the governor of the ...more

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Mario Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Cuomo age 84 - Mario Matthew Cuomo was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He served as the 52nd Governor of New York for three terms, from 1983 to 1994, Lieutenant Governor of New York ...more

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Mario Bava is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Bava Died at 66 (1914-1980) - Mario Bava was an Italian director, screenwriter, special effects artist and cinematographer from the "golden age" of Italian horror films. His work kick-started the giallo film genre ...more

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Mario Testino is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Testino age 61 - Mario Testino OBE is a Peruvian fashion photographer. His work has been featured in magazines such as Vogue and Vanity Fair. His career highpoint came in 1997 when he was chosen by Princess ...more

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Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Cantone age 57 - Mario Cantone is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor, with numerous appearances on Comedy Central including Chappelle's Show. He also played Anthony Marentino on Sex and the City. ...more

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Mario is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario age 30 - Mario Dewar Barrett, known mononymously as Mario, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, model and record producer. He is known for his singles "Just a Friend 2002" ...more

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Mario Biaggi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Biaggi age 98 - Mario Biaggi is a former U.S. Representative from New York and former New York City police officer. He was elected as a Democrat from The Bronx in New York City. In 1987 and 1988, he was ...more

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Mario Duplantier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Duplantier age 34 - Mario Duplantier is a French musician and artist who is the drummer of the technical death metal band, Gojira.

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Mario Adorf is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Adorf age 85 - Mario Adorf is one of the most famous German film and stage actors who played leading roles in numerous films, among them the 1979 film The Tin Drum. Additionally, he is the author of several ...more

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Mario Puzo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Puzo Died at 79 (1920-1999) - Mario Gianluigi Puzo was an American author and screenwriter. He is known for his novels about the Mafia, including The Godfather, which was later co-adapted into a film by Francis Ford Coppola. ...more

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Mário Coluna is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mário Coluna Died at 79 (1935-2014) - Mário Esteves Coluna was a Portuguese footballer who played mainly as a central midfielder. He spent most of his career with Benfica, appearing in 525 official games and scoring 127 goals ...more

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Mario Stecher is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Stecher age 39 - Mario Stecher is an Austrian Nordic combined skier who has competed since 1994. Competing in five Winter Olympics, he won three medals in the 4 x 5 km team event with two golds and a bronze. ...more

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Mario Elie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Elie age 52 - Mario Antoine Elie is an American basketball coach and former National Basketball Association player. Elie grew up in New York City and played college basketball at American International ...more

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Mario Capecchi is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Capecchi age 79 - Mario Ramberg Capecchi is an Italian-born American molecular geneticist and a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering a method to create mice in which a ...more

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Mario Benedetti is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Benedetti Died at 89 (1920-2009) - Mario Orlando Hardy Hamlet Brenno Benedetti Farrugia, known as Mario Benedetti, was an Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet as well as being an integral member of the Generación del ...more

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Mario Tremblay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Tremblay age 59 - Mario Tremblay is a former professional ice hockey player and former coach in the National Hockey League. He was honoured by his hometown of Alma, which named its local arena "Le Centre ...more

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Mario Monti is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Monti age 74 - Mario Monti, Knight Grand Cross OMRI is an Italian economist who served as the Prime Minister of Italy from 2011 to 2013, leading a government of technocrats in the wake of the Italian debt ...more

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Mario J. Molina is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario J. Molina age 74 - Mario José Molina-Pasquel Henríquez is a Mexican chemist and the most prominent precursors to the discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole. He was a co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel ...more

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Mario Ančić is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Ančić age 33 - Mario Ančić is a retired Croatian professional tennis player. He won three singles titles and five doubles titles. His career-high singles ranking came during the 2006 ATP Tour, when he reached ...more

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Mario Silva is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Silva age 50 - Mário Silva is an international legal scholar and former Canadian politician. Silva served as a Canadian Member of Parliament from 2004 to 2011. He began his political career as a Toronto ...more

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Mario Philip Azzopardi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Philip Azzopardi age 65 - Mario Philip Azzopardi is a television and film director and writer. He has worked on such shows as The Outer Limits, Stargate SG-1, and Stargate Atlantis. In 2008 he directed all eight episodes ...more

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Mario Basler is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Basler age 47 - Mario Basler is a German former football winger and current manager, most recently in charge of Rot-Weiß Oberhausen. A dead-ball specialist, Basler scored numerous goals from free-kicks ...more

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Mario Cimarro is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Cimarro age 44 - Mario Antonio Cimarro Paz is a Cuban-American actor.

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Mario Bellini is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Bellini age 80 - Mario Bellini is an Italian architect and designer. He graduated from the Milan Polytechnic - Faculty of Architecture in 1959 and began working as an architect himself in the early 1960s. He is ...more

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Mario Machado is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Machado Died at 78 (1935-2013) - Mário Machado was an eight-time Emmy Award-winning television and radio broadcaster. He made television history when, in 1970, he became the first Chinese-American on-air television news ...more

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Mario Ancona is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Ancona Died at 71 (1860-1931) - Mario Ancona, was a leading Italian baritone and master of bel canto singing. He appeared at some of the most important opera houses in Europe and America during what is commonly referred to as ...more

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Mario Gómez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Gómez age 34 - Mario Augusto Gomez Urbina is a footballer from Peru who plays for Sport Boys.

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Mario Casas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Casas age 29 - Mario Casas Sierra is a Spanish actor. He is probably best known for his performances in television series Paco's Men and The Boat, as well as in films Summer Rain, Three Steps Above Heaven and ...more

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Mario Frangoulis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Frangoulis age 49 - Mario Frangoulis is a Greek tenor and is best known for his song, "Vincerò, Perderò". He sings in Italian, Spanish, English, French, and Greek; he is fluent in all five

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Mario Salvadori is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Salvadori Died at 90 (1907-1997) - Mario G. Salvadori was a structural engineer and professor of both civil engineering and architecture at Columbia University.

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Mario Lessard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Lessard age 61 - Mario Lessard is a retired Canadian ice hockey goaltender. Lessard began his National Hockey League career with the Los Angeles Kings in 1978, the team he would play his entire NHL career with. ...more

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Mario Maurer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Maurer age 28 - Mario Maurer is a Thai model and actor. Starting off a career as a model at age 16, he later became best known for his lead role in the 2007 film, The Love of Siam and the 2010 sleeper hit, ...more

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Mario Hezonja is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Hezonja age 20 - Mario Hezonja is a Croatian professional basketball player who currently plays for FC Barcelona of the ACB League. He also represents the Croatian national basketball team internationally. ...more