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Who Is The Most Famous Nigel In The World?

Updated November 13, 2020 549 votes 30 voters 20.3k views52 items

List RulesVote up all of the Nigels you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Nigel can you think of? The famous Nigels below have many different professions, including notable actors named Nigel, famous athletes named Nigel, and even musicians named Nigel. There are also British actors called Nigel. 

Nigel Godrich is certainly one of the most famous Nigels on this list. One of the famous musicians named Nigel, he is best known for producing the majority of Radiohead's albums. He has also worked with Beck, Paul McCartney, and U2.

Another of the famous people with the first name Nigel is Nigel Barker. He is a fashion photographer and former model. He was a judge for 17 seasons of America's Next Top Model.

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

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  • Nigel John Taylor1
    21

    BirthplaceSolihull, United Kingdom

    Nigel John Taylor (born 20 June 1960) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, producer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Barker2
    20

    Nigel Barker

    1972-04-27

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Nigel Barker (born 27 April 1972) is an English reality TV show personality, fashion... more on Wikipedia

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    #184 of 432 Famous Tall Men Over 6'2#151 of 205 Famous Boarding School Alumni

  • Nigel Godrich3
    20

    Nigel Godrich

    1971-02-28

    BirthplaceWestminster, London, United Kingdom

    Nigel Timothy Godrich (born 28 February 1971) is an English record producer, recording... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Farage4
    20

    Nigel Farage

    1964-04-03

    BirthplaceHerne, United Kingdom

    Nigel Paul Farage (; born 3 April 1964) is a British politician, broadcaster, and leader of... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Hawthorne5
    18

    Nigel Hawthorne

    1929-04-05

    BirthplaceCoventry, United Kingdom

    Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne (5 April 1929 – 26 December 2001) was an English actor. He... more on Wikipedia

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    #134 of 239 The Greatest British Actors of All Time#137 of 173 The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

  • Nigel Lythgoe6
    18

    Nigel Lythgoe

    1949-07-09

    BirthplaceEurasia, United Kingdom, England, Wirral Peninsula

    Nigel Lythgoe OBE (born 9 July 1949) is an English television and film director and producer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Terry7
    12

    Nigel Terry

    1945-08-15

    BirthplaceBristol, England

    Peter Nigel Terry (15 August 1945 – 30 April 2015) was an English stage and film actor... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Benn8
    11

    Nigel Benn

    1964-01-22

    BirthplaceIlford, London, United Kingdom

    Nigel Gregory Benn (born 22 January 1964) is a British former professional boxer who competed... more on Wikipedia

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    #93 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#25 of 72 The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time

  • Nigel Bruce9
    11

    Nigel Bruce

    1895-02-04

    BirthplaceEnsenada, Mexico

    William Nigel Ernle Bruce (4 February 1895 – 8 October 1953) was a British character actor on... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel de Jong10
    11

    Nigel de Jong

    1984-11-30

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    Nigel de Jong (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈnɑiɟəl də ˈjɔŋ]; born 30 November 1984) is a Dutch... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Kennedy11
    12

    Nigel Kennedy

    1956-12-28

    BirthplaceBrighton, England

    Nigel Kennedy (born 28 December 1956) is an English violinist and violist. He made his early... more on Wikipedia

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    #28 of 52 The Best Violists in the World#62 of 104 The Greatest Violinists of All Time

  • Nigel Mansell12
    17

    Nigel Mansell

    1953-08-08

    BirthplaceUpton-upon-Severn, United Kingdom

    Nigel Ernest James Mansell, (; born 8 August 1953) is a British former racing driver who won... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Planer13
    17

    Nigel Planer

    1953-02-22

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Nigel George Planer (born 22 February 1953) is an English actor, comedian, novelist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Gibbs14
    Nigel Gibbs is an actor.
  • Nigel Patrick15
    14

    Nigel Patrick

    1912-05-02

    BirthplaceClapham, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, Lambeth

    Nigel Patrick (born Nigel Dennis Patrick Wemyss-Gorman; 2 May 1912 – 21 September 1981) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Winterburn16
    14

    BirthplaceArley, United Kingdom

    Nigel Winterburn (born 11 December 1963) is an English former professional footballer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Martyn17
    7

    Nigel Martyn

    1966-08-11

    BirthplaceSt Austell, United Kingdom

    Antony Nigel Martyn (born 11 August 1966), is an English retired professional footballer who... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Olsson18
    11

    Nigel Olsson

    1949-02-10

    BirthplaceWallasey, United Kingdom

    Nigel Olsson (born 10 February 1949) is an English rock drummer and singer best known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Owens19
    7

    Nigel Owens

    1971-06-18

    BirthplaceLlanelli, United Kingdom

    Nigel Owens, (born 18 June 1971) is a Welsh international rugby union referee. He is the... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Clough20
    10

    Nigel Clough

    1966-03-19

    BirthplaceSunderland, United Kingdom

    Nigel Howard Clough (born 19 March 1966) is an English professional football manager and... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Lawson21
    12

    Nigel Lawson

    1932-03-11

    BirthplaceEurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, Hampstead

    Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby, (born 11 March 1932) is a British Conservative... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Stock22
    12

    Nigel Stock

    1919-09-21

    BirthplaceMalta

    Nigel Stock may refer to: Nigel Stock (actor) (1919–1986), British actor Nigel Stock (bishop)... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Bond23
    5

    Nigel Bond

    1965-11-15

    BirthplaceDarley Dale, United Kingdom

    Nigel Bond (born 15 November 1965 in Darley Dale, Derbyshire) is an English professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Green24
    10

    Nigel Green

    1924-10-15

    BirthplaceSouth Africa, Pretoria

    Nigel McGown Green (15 October 1924 – 15 May 1972) was an English character actor. Because of... more on Wikipedia
  • Nigel Harman25
    10

    Nigel Harman

    1973-08-11

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Nigel Derek Harman (born 11 August 1973) is a British actor, best known for his role as... more on Wikipedia