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Who Is The Most Famous Simon In The World?

Updated November 4, 2020 17 votes 12 voters 27.9k 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 Abkarian1
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    Simon Abkarian

    1962-03-05

    BirthplaceGonesse, France

    Simon Abkarian (Armenian: Սիմոն Աբգարեան; born 5 March 1962) is an Armenian-French actor.
  • Simon Ammann2
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    Simon Ammann

    1981-06-25

    BirthplaceGrabs, Switzerland

    Simon "Simi" Ammann (; born 25 June 1981) is a Swiss ski jumper. He is one of the most... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Amstell3
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    Simon Amstell

    1979-11-29

    BirthplaceGants Hill, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • Simon Bailey4
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    Simon Bailey

    1955-06-16

    BirthplaceHalifax, United Kingdom

    Simon Bailey may refer to: Simon Bailey (priest) (1955–1995), Anglican priest and... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Baker5
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    Simon Baker

    1969-07-30

    BirthplaceLaunceston, Australia

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

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    #608 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#345 of 439 Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

  • Simon Bamberger6
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    Simon Bamberger

    1846-02-27

    BirthplaceDarmstadt-Eberstadt, Germany

    Simon Bamberger (February 27, 1845 – October 6, 1926) was the fourth Governor of Utah... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Barere7
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    Simon Barere

    1896-09-01

    BirthplaceOdessa, Ukraine

    Simon Barere (Russian: Симон Барер; 1 September [O.S. 20 August] 1896 – 2 April 1951) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Baron-Cohen8

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Simon Baron-Cohen (born 15 August 1958) is a British clinical psychologist and professor of... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Binks9
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    Simon Binks

    1956-11-27

    BirthplaceMount Eliza, Australia

    Simon John Binks (born 27 November 1956,) is an Australian rock musician who was a guitarist... more on Wikipedia
  • Simón Bolívar10
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    Simón Bolívar

    1783-07-24

    BirthplaceCaracas, Venezuela

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

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  • Simon Bolivar Buckner11

    BirthplaceMunfordville, Kentucky, United States of America

    Simon Bolivar Buckner ( SY-mən BOL-i-vər BUK-nər; April 1, 1823 – January 8, 1914) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Brown12
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    Simon Brown

    1983-09-18

    BirthplaceWednesbury, United Kingdom

    Simon Alexander Brown (born 18 September 1983) is an English footballer who plays for... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Burke13
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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 on Wikipedia
  • Simon Callow14
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    Simon Callow

    1949-06-15

    BirthplaceStreatham, London, United Kingdom

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

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

  • Simon Clark15
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    Simon Clark

    1958-01-01

    BirthplaceDoncaster, England

    Simon Clark may refer to: Simon Clark (novelist) (born 1958), English horror novel... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Collins16
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    Simon Collins

    1976-09-14

    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom

    Simon Philip Nando Collins (born 14 September 1976) is a British-Canadian drummer and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Cowell17
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    Simon Cowell

    1959-10-07

    BirthplaceLambeth, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • Simon Delaney18
    Simon Delaney (born 2 September 1970) is an Irish actor, director and television presenter. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon de Souza19
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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 on Wikipedia
  • Simon Drake20
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    Simon Drake

    1957-03-01

    BirthplaceSurrey, United Kingdom

    Simon Drake (born Simon Alexander 1 March 1957) is an English magician based in London. He is... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Duggan21
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    Simon Duggan

    1959-05-13

    BirthplaceWellington, New Zealand

    Simon Duggan is a cinematographer.
  • Simon Evans22
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    Simon Evans

    1965-05-09

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Simon Evans (born 9 May 1965) is an English comedian, born in Luton and now living in Hove.
  • Simon Fletcher23
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    Simon Fletcher

    1962-02-18

    BirthplaceBay City, Texas

    Simon Raynard Fletcher (born February 18, 1962) is a former American football linebacker in... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Fowler24
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    Simon Fowler

    1965-05-25

    BirthplaceMeriden, United Kingdom

    Simon Geoffrey Fowler (born 25 May 1965 in Meriden, Warwickshire) is an English singer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Simon Fraser25
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    Simon Fraser

    1983-03-27

    BirthplaceChampaign, Illinois

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