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

Updated October 21, 2020 1.2k votes 33 voters 70.8k 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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  • 1
    Nick Nolte
    28

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Nicolas Cage
    25

    Nicolas Cage

    1964-01-07

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California, USA

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

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  • 3
    Nick Jonas
    21

    Nick Jonas

    1992-09-16

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • 4
    Nick Offerman
    21

    Nick Offerman

    1970-06-26

    BirthplaceJoliet, Illinois, USA

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

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  • 5
    Nicholas Hoult
    20

    Nicholas Hoult

    1989-12-07

    BirthplaceWokingham, United Kingdom

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

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  • 6
    Nicky Hilton
    18

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Nick Cannon
    18

    Nick Cannon

    1980-10-08

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

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

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  • 8
    Nick Young
    18

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Nick Drake
    18

    Nick Drake

    1948-06-19

    BirthplaceYangon, Myanmar

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

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  • 10
    Nick Kroll
    18

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Nick Foles
    18

    Nick Foles

    1989-01-20

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas

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

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  • 12
    Nicholas Brendon
    12

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Nicky Whelan
    17

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Nick Carter
    11

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Nick Lachey
    11

    Nick Lachey

    1973-11-09

    BirthplaceHarlan, Kentucky, USA

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

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  • 16
    Nick Buoniconti
    12

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Nick Frost
    12

    Nick Frost

    1972-03-28

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

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

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  • 18
    Nick Saban
    12

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Nick Swisher
    12

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Nick Swardson
    11

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Nick Van Exel
    10

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Nicky Romero
    10

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Nick Cave
    14

    Nick Cave

    1957-09-22

    BirthplaceWarracknabeal, Australia

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

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  • 24
    Nicolas Batum
    14

    Nicolas Batum

    1988-12-14

    BirthplaceLisieux, France

    Nicolas Batum (; born December 14, 1988) is a French professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Nicolas Sarkozy
    14

    Nicolas Sarkozy

    1955-01-28

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa (; French: [nikɔla saʁkɔzi] (listen); born 28... more on Wikipedia

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