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Who Is The Most Famous Simon In The World?

Updated November 4, 2020 24 votes 19 voters 29.6k views88 items

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

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

Simon Cowell is certainly one of the most famous Simons on this list. One of the famous TV personalities named Simon, he created the popular reality competition shows The X Factor and the Got Talent franchise. He is famous for his hard criticism of contestants as well as his star-making ability.

There are also plenty of actors and directors named Simon on this list, such as Simon Curtis or Simon Baker. Simon Baker is best known for his starring role on The Mentalist. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Simon is Simon Le Bon. He is the singer of Duran Duran. “Hungry Like the Wolf, “Girls on Film,” and “Ordinary World” are among the groups biggest hits.

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

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    Simon Abkarian

    1962-03-05
    Simon Abkarian (Armenian: Սիմոն Աբգարեան; born 5 March 1962) is an Armenian-French actor....  more
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    Simon Ammann

    1981-06-25
    Simon "Simi" Ammann (; born 25 June 1981) is a Swiss ski jumper. He is one of the most...  more
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    Simon Amstell

    1979-11-29
    Simon Marc Amstell (born 29 November 1979) is an English comedian and writer and director of...  more

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    Simon Bailey

    1955-06-16
    Simon Bailey may refer to: Simon Bailey (priest) (1955–1995), Anglican priest and...  more
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    Simon Baker

    1969-07-30
    Simon Lucas Baker (born 30 July 1969) is an Australian actor and director. In his television...  more

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    #692 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#344 of 439 Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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    Simon Bamberger

    1846-02-27
    Simon Bamberger (February 27, 1845 – October 6, 1926) was the fourth Governor of Utah...  more
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    Simon Barere

    1896-09-01
    Simon Barere (Russian: Симон Барер; 1 September [O.S. 20 August] 1896 – 2 April 1951) was a...  more
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    Simon Baron-Cohen (born 15 August 1958) is a British clinical psychologist and professor of...  more
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    Simon Binks

    1956-11-27
    Simon John Binks (born 27 November 1956,) is an Australian rock musician who was a guitarist...  more
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    Simón Bolívar

    1783-07-24
    Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco (24 July 1783 – 17...  more

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    Simon Bolivar Buckner ( SY-mən BOL-i-vər BUK-nər; April 1, 1823 – January 8, 1914) was an...  more
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    Simon Brown

    1983-09-18
    Simon Alexander Brown (born 18 September 1983) is an English footballer who plays for...  more
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    Simon Burke

    1961-10-08
    Simon Gareth Burke (born 8 October 1961) is an Australian actor, active in films, television...  more
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    Simon Callow

    1949-06-15
    Simon Phillip Hugh Callow (born 15 June 1949) is an English actor, musician, writer, and...  more

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    #105 of 113 The Best English Actors of All Time#66 of 194 Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists

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    Simon Clark

    1958-01-01
    Simon Clark may refer to: Simon Clark (novelist) (born 1958), English horror novel...  more
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    Simon Collins

    1976-09-14
    Simon Philip Nando Collins (born 14 September 1976) is a British-Canadian drummer and former...  more
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    Simon Cowell

    1959-10-07
    Simon Phillip Cowell (; born 7 October 1959) is an English television music and talent show...  more

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    Simon Delaney (born 2 September 1970) is an Irish actor, director and television presenter. He...  more
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    Simon de Souza

    1964-01-01
    Simon de Souza (born c. 1964) is a horn teacher in the United Kingdom. He taught at the...  more
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    Simon Drake

    1957-03-01
    Simon Drake (born Simon Alexander 1 March 1957) is an English magician based in London. He is...  more
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    Simon Duggan

    1959-05-13
    Simon Duggan is a cinematographer....  more
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    Simon Evans

    1965-05-09
    Simon Evans (born 9 May 1965) is an English comedian, born in Luton and now living in Hove. ...  more
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    Simon Fletcher

    1962-02-18
    Simon Raynard Fletcher (born February 18, 1962) is a former American football linebacker in...  more
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    Simon Fowler

    1965-05-25
    Simon Geoffrey Fowler (born 25 May 1965 in Meriden, Warwickshire) is an English singer and...  more
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    Simon Fraser

    1983-03-27
    Simon Fraser (born March 27, 1983 in Champaign, Illinois) is a former American football...  more