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Famous People Named Mario  

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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.
Mario Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 53
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
Mario Batali is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 58
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
Mario Barwuah Balotelli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 28
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
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 32
Almario Vernard "Mario" Chalmers (born May 19, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Virtus Bologna of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). He was ...more
Mario Gomez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 33
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
Mario Götze is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 26
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
Mario Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 34
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
Mario Mandžukić is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 32
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
Mario Kempes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 64
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
Mario Van Peebles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 62
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.
Mario Manningham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 32
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
Mário Zagallo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 87
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.
Mario Lanza is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Dec. 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
Mario Vargas Llosa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 82
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
Mario Andretti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Mario Andretti age 79
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
Mário Jardel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 45
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
Mario López is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 45
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
Mario Draghi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 71
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
Mario Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 86
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
Mario Bava is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Mario
Dec. 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
Mario Testino is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 64
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
Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 59
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
Mario is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 32
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
Mario Biaggi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 101
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
Mario Duplantier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Mario
age 37
Mario Duplantier is a French musician and artist who is the drummer of the technical death metal band, Gojira.