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Who Is The Most Famous Nick Or Nicholas In The World?

Updated October 21, 2020 1.4k votes 69 voters 75.9k views141 items

List RulesVote up all of the Nicks and Nicholases that you've heard of.

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

Nicholas Cage is certainly one of the most famous Nicholases on this list. One of the famous actors named Nick, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in 1995's Leaving Las Vegas. Several years later, he was nominated again for playing dual roles in the film Adaptation.

Another of the famous people with the first name Nick is Nick Cave. The Australian singer-songwriter is best known as the frontman of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

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

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    Nicolas Cage

    1964-01-07

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California, United States of America

    Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an...  more

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  • Nick Nolte2
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    Nick Nolte

    1941-02-08

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, United States of America

    Nicholas King Nolte (born February 8, 1941) is an American actor, producer, author, and former...  more

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  • Nick Jonas3
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    Nick Jonas

    1992-09-16

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA

    Nicholas Jerry Jonas (born September 16, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter and actor....  more

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  • Nicholas Hoult4
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    Nicholas Hoult

    1989-12-07

    BirthplaceWokingham, United Kingdom

    Nicholas Caradoc Hoult (born December 7, 1989) is an English actor. His body of work includes...  more

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  • Nick Offerman5
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    Nick Offerman

    1970-06-26

    BirthplaceJoliet, Illinois, United States of America

    Nicholas Offerman (born June 26, 1970) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and carpenter...  more

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  • Nick Cannon6
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    Nick Cannon

    1980-10-08

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    Nicholas Scott Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, rapper, director, producer,...  more

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  • Nick Drake7
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    Nick Drake

    1948-06-19

    BirthplaceYangon, Myanmar

    Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter known...  more

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  • Nick Kroll8
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    Nick Kroll

    1978-06-05

    BirthplaceRye, New York, United States of America

    Nicholas Kroll (born June 5, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer and producer. Kroll...  more

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  • Nicky Hilton9
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    Nicky Hilton

    1983-10-05

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Nicholai Olivia Rothschild (née Hilton; born October 5, 1983) is an American businesswoman,...  more

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  • Nick Young10
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    Nick Young

    1985-06-01

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Nicholas Aaron Young (born June 1, 1985), nicknamed "Swaggy P", is an American professional...  more

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  • Nicholas Brendon11
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    Nicholas Brendon

    1971-04-12

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Nicholas Brendon (born April 12, 1971) is an American actor and writer. He is best known for...  more

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  • Nicholas II of Russia12

    BirthplaceTsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia

    Nicholas II or Nikolai II (Russian: Никола́й II Алекса́ндрович, tr. Nikolai II Aleksandrovich;...  more

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  • Nick Cave13
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    Nick Cave

    1957-09-22

    BirthplaceWarracknabeal, Australia

    Nicholas Edward Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter,...  more

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  • Nick Foles14
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    Nick Foles

    1989-01-20

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas

    Nicholas Edward Foles (born January 20, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the...  more

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  • Nick Frost15
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    Nick Frost

    1972-03-28

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Nicholas John Frost (born 28 March 1972) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter,...  more

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  • Nick Saban16
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    Nick Saban

    1951-10-31

    BirthplaceFairmont, West Virginia, United States of America

    Nicholas Lou Saban Jr. (; born October 31, 1951) is an American football coach who has been...  more

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  • Nick Swardson17
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    Nick Swardson

    1976-10-09

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Minneapolis–Saint Paul

    Nicholas Roger Swardson (born October 9, 1976) is an American actor, stand-up comedian,...  more

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  • Nick Carter18
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    Nick Carter

    1980-01-28

    BirthplaceJamestown, New York, United States of America

    Nickolas Gene Carter (born January 28, 1980) is an American musician, singer and actor. He is...  more

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  • Nick Lachey19
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    Nick Lachey

    1973-11-09

    BirthplaceHarlan, Kentucky, United States of America

    Nicholas Scott Lachey ( lə-SHAY; born November 9, 1973) is an American actor, singer, and...  more

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  • Nicky Whelan20
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    Nicky Whelan

    1981-05-10

    BirthplaceVictoria, Australia

    Nicky Whelan (born 10 May 1981) is an Australian actress and model known for her role as...  more

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  • Nick Buoniconti21
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    Nick Buoniconti

    1940-12-15

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti (December 15, 1940 – July 30, 2019) was an American professional...  more

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  • Nick Swisher22
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    Nick Swisher

    1980-11-25

    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America

    Nicholas Thompson Swisher (born November 25, 1980) is an American former professional baseball...  more

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  • Nikola Tesla23
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    Nikola Tesla

    1856-07-10

    BirthplaceSmiljan, Croatia

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  • Nick Van Exel24
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    Nick Van Exel

    1971-11-27

    BirthplaceKenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Nickey Maxwell Van Exel (born November 27, 1971) is an American retired professional...  more

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  • Nicky Romero25
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    Nicky Romero

    1989-01-06

    BirthplaceAmerongen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Nick Rotteveel van Gotum (born 6 January 1989), professionally known as Nicky Romero, is a...  more

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