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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!

  • Nicolas Cage1

    Nicolas Cage


    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

    Nick Nolte


    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

    Nick Jonas


    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA

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

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  • Nicholas Hoult4

    Nicholas Hoult


    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

    Nick Offerman


    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

    Nick Cannon


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

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

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  • Nick Drake7

    Nick Drake


    BirthplaceYangon, Myanmar

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

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  • Nick Kroll8

    Nick Kroll


    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

    Nicky Hilton


    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

    Nick Young


    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

    Nicholas Brendon


    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

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  • Nick Cave13

    Nick Cave


    BirthplaceWarracknabeal, Australia

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

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  • Nick Foles14

    Nick Foles


    BirthplaceAustin, Texas

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

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  • Nick Frost15

    Nick Frost


    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

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

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  • Nick Saban16

    Nick Saban


    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

    Nick Swardson


    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

    Nick Carter


    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

    Nick Lachey


    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

    Nicky Whelan


    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

    Nick Buoniconti


    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

    Nick Swisher


    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Nikola Tesla23

    Nikola Tesla


    BirthplaceSmiljan, Croatia

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  • Nick Van Exel24

    Nick Van Exel


    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

    Nicky Romero


    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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