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Who Is The Most Famous Xavier In The World?

Updated January 27, 2021 420 votes 36 voters 16.7k views45 items

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

Xavier Rudd is certainly one of the most famous Xaviers on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters named Xavier, he is best known for such songs as “Follow the Sun” and “Let Me Be.” He is also an environmentalist and activist.

Another of the famous people with the first name Xavier is Xavier Samuel. He is an actor who has appeared in The Twilight Saga, Adore, and other projects. He has also acted in plays including 2014's The Seagull.

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

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  • 1
    1983-12-10
    26

    BirthplaceHamilton, Australia

    Xavier Samuel (born 10 December 1983) is an Australian actor. He has appeared in leading roles in the feature films Adore, September, Further We Search, Newcastle, The Loved Ones, Frankenstein, A...  more
  • 2
    1989-03-20
    21

    BirthplaceCanada, Montreal, Urban agglomeration of Montreal, Québec, Americas

    Xavier Dolan-Tadros (French: [ɡzavje dɔlan tadʁɔs]; born 20 March 1989) is a Canadian actor, director, screenwriter, editor, costume designer, and voice actor. He began his career as a child actor...  more
  • 3
    1900-01-01
    16

    BirthplaceGirona, Spain

    Xavier Cugat (Catalan: [ʃəβiˈe kuˈɣat]; 1 January 1900 – 27 October 1990) was a Cuban-Spanish and American musician and bandleader who spent his formative years in Havana, Cuba. A trained violinist...  more
  • 4
    1986-09-04
    19

    BirthplaceColumbus, Georgia

    Austin Watson (born September 4, 1986) is an American professional wrestler and YouTuber currently signed to WWE on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Xavier Woods where he is a member of The...  more
  • 5
    1978-01-01
    17

    BirthplaceTorquay, Australia

    Xavier Rudd (born 29 May 1978) is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Several of Rudd's songs incorporate socially conscious themes, such as spirituality, humanity,...  more
  • 6

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    Xavier Villaurrutia y González (27 March 1903 – 25 December 1950) was a Mexican poet and playwright whose most famous works are the short theatrical dramas called Autos profanos, compiled in the work...  more
  • 7
    1971-10-02
    16

    BirthplaceMannheim, Germany

    Xavier Kurt Naidoo (born 2 October 1971), also known by his stage name Kobra, is a German Soul and R&B singer/songwriter, record producer, and occasional actor. He is a founding member of the German...  more
  • 8
    1926-04-22
    17

    BirthplaceAlbert, Somme, France

    Xavier Depraz is an actor....
  • 9
    1981-12-02
    10

    BirthplaceSan Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina

    Xavier Moyano (born December 2, 1981) is an Argentine musician; producer, performer, composer, and educator. He began his career as a session guitarist in Tucuman in 1999. By 2003 was the guitarist...  more
  • 10
    1972-03-07
    11

    BirthplaceNeuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France

    Xavier Giannoli (born 7 March 1972) is a French film director, screenwriter and producer. In 2010, he was named a Chevalier in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres....  more
  • 11
    1975-04-27
    16

    BirthplaceDunkirk, France

    Xavier Gens (born on (1975-04-27)27 April 1975 in Dunkirk, France) is a French film director....  more
  • 12
    John Jirus (born 1977) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Xavier. He is perhaps best known for his appearances with Ring of Honor between 2002 and 2004, where he...  more
  • 13
    1978-11-14
    7

    BirthplaceSalinas, California

    Xavier Clifford Nady VI (; born November 14, 1978) is an American former professional baseball outfielder and first baseman. Nady played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets,...  more
  • 14
    1967-03-20
    9

    BirthplaceAuchel, France

    Xavier Beauvois (French: [ɡzavje bovwa]; born 20 March 1967) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter....  more
  • 15
    1963-06-04
    10

    BirthplaceColumbia, South Carolina, United States of America

    Xavier Maurice McDaniel (born June 4, 1963), nicknamed the X-Man, is an American retired professional basketball player who, at 6 ft 7 in, played both small forward and power forward....  more
  • 16
    1985-02-25
    6

    BirthplaceSlidell, Louisiana

    Xavier Brooks Paul, Jr. (born February 25, 1985) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates,...  more
  • 17
    1990-06-19
    11

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Xavier Rhodes (born June 19, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State, and was drafted by...  more
  • 18
    1960-02-23
    6

    BirthplaceCorsica, France

    Xavier Musca (born 23 February 1960 in Bastia, Corsica) is a French economist, writer, and public administrator. In February 2011, he was appointed the Secretary-General of the French President...  more
  • 19
    1986-08-26
    6

    BirthplaceGuayanilla, Puerto Rico

    Xavier Cedeño Quinones is a Puerto Rican professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball. He has also played in MLB for the Houston Astros....  more
  • 20
    4

    BirthplaceBayonne, France

    Xavier de Le Rue is a French big mountain snowboarder, who started his pro career competing on the Boardercross pro tour. He competed for France at the 2006 Winter Olympics, but did not advance to...  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceCabrera de Mar, Spain

    Xavier Sala i Martín (also Sala-i-Martin in English) is an American and Spanish economist, who is a professor of economics at Columbia University. Sala i Martin is one of the leading economists in...  more
  • 22
    1972-01-01
    7

    BirthplaceBellpuig, Spain

    Xavier Font is a film score composer....  more
  • 23
    3

    BirthplaceToulouse, France

    Xavier Garbajosa (born 5 December 1976) is a retired French rugby player and currently the manager of Top 14 side Montpellier. Garbajosa was born on 5 December 1976 in Toulouse. He plays in the...  more
  • 24
    1946-08-05
    3

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Xavier Trias i Vidal de Llobatera (Catalan pronunciation: [ʃəβiˈe ˈtɾi.əs]; Barcelona, 5 August 1946) is a Spanish politician, member of the Catalan European Democratic Party and Mayor of Barcelona...  more
  • 25
    Xavier Maly is an actor....
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