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

Updated October 21, 2020 1.4k votes 75 voters 77.6k 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
    Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an...  more

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    Nick Nolte

    1941-02-08
    Nicholas King Nolte (born February 8, 1941) is an American actor, producer, author, and former...  more

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    Nick Jonas

    1992-09-16
    Nicholas Jerry Jonas (born September 16, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter and actor....  more

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    Nicholas Hoult

    1989-12-07
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    Nick Offerman

    1970-06-26
    Nicholas Offerman (born June 26, 1970) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and carpenter...  more

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    Nick Cannon

    1980-10-08
    Nicholas Scott Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, rapper, director, producer,...  more

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    Nick Drake

    1948-06-19
    Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter known...  more

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    Nick Kroll

    1978-06-05
    Nicholas Kroll (born June 5, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer and producer. Kroll...  more

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    Nick Young

    1985-06-01
    Nicholas Aaron Young (born June 1, 1985), nicknamed "Swaggy P", is an American professional...  more

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    Nicky Hilton

    1983-10-05
    Nicholai Olivia Rothschild (née Hilton; born October 5, 1983) is an American businesswoman,...  more

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

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    Nick Cave

    1957-09-22
    Nicholas Edward Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter,...  more

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    Nicholas Brendon

    1971-04-12
    Nicholas Brendon (born April 12, 1971) is an American actor and writer. He is best known for...  more

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    Nick Foles

    1989-01-20
    Nicholas Edward Foles (born January 20, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the...  more

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    Nick Frost

    1972-03-28
    Nicholas John Frost (born 28 March 1972) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter,...  more

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    Nick Saban

    1951-10-31
    Nicholas Lou Saban Jr. (; born October 31, 1951) is an American football coach who has been...  more

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    Nikola Tesla

    1856-07-10
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    Nick Lachey

    1973-11-09
    Nicholas Scott Lachey ( lə-SHAY; born November 9, 1973) is an American actor, singer, and...  more

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    Nick Swardson

    1976-10-09
    Nicholas Roger Swardson (born October 9, 1976) is an American actor, stand-up comedian,...  more

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    Nick Carter

    1980-01-28
    Nickolas Gene Carter (born January 28, 1980) is an American musician, singer and actor. He is...  more

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    Nicky Whelan

    1981-05-10
    Nicky Whelan (born 10 May 1981) is an Australian actress and model known for her role as...  more

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    Nick Buoniconti

    1940-12-15
    Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti (December 15, 1940 – July 30, 2019) was an American professional...  more

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    Nick Swisher

    1980-11-25
    Nicholas Thompson Swisher (born November 25, 1980) is an American former professional baseball...  more

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    Nick Van Exel

    1971-11-27
    Nickey Maxwell Van Exel (born November 27, 1971) is an American retired professional...  more

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    Nicky Romero

    1989-01-06
    Nick Rotteveel van Gotum (born 6 January 1989), professionally known as Nicky Romero, is a...  more

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