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List of famous mafiosos, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top mafiosos in the world? This includes the most prominent mafiosos, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable mafiosos is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic mafiosos were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned mafiosos.

List contains people like Al Capone, Louis Cafora.

From reputable, prominent, and well known mafiosos to the lesser known mafiosos of today, these are some of the best professionals in the mafioso field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous mafiosos ever?" and "What are the names of famous mafiosos?" then you're in the right place. (337 items)

Al Capone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American who attained fame during the Prohibition era. His seven-year reign as boss ended when he was 33 years old. Born in the borough of Brooklyn ...more

Henry Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Henry Hill, Jr. was a New York City mobster. Between 1955 and 1980, Hill was associated with the Lucchese crime family. In 1980 Hill became an FBI informant and his testimony helped secure fifty ...more

John Gotti is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was an American mobster who became the boss of the Gambino crime family in New York City. Gotti and his brothers grew up in poverty and turned to a life of crime at an ...more

Lucky Luciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was a Sicilian-born American mobster. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for splitting New York City into five ...more

Louis Cafora is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos

Sammy Gravano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano is a former underboss of the Gambino crime family. He is known as the man who helped bring down John Gotti, the family's boss, by agreeing to become ...more

Anthony Casso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Anthony Salvatore "Gaspipe" Casso is an Italian American mobster and former underboss of the Lucchese crime family. During his career in organized crime, Casso was regarded as a ...more

Joseph Colombo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Joseph Anthony "Joe" Colombo, Sr. was the boss of the Colombo crime family, one of the "Five Families" of the Cosa Nostra in New York.

Carlo Gambino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Carlo Gambino was an Italian-born American gangster, notable for being boss of the Gambino crime family, which is still named after him. After the 1957 Apalachin Convention he unexpectedly ...more

Joseph Bonanno is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Joseph Charles Bonanno, Sr. was a Sicilian-born American mafioso who became the boss of the Bonanno crime family.

Vito Genovese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Vito "Don Vito" Genovese was an Italian-born American mobster and crime boss who rose to power in America during the Castellammarese War to later become leader of the Genovese crime ...more

Richard Cain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Richard Cain, also known as Richard Scalzetti, was a notoriously corrupt Chicago police officer, made man in the Chicago Outfit, and a close associate of Mafia boss Sam Giancana. Several ...more

Jack Dragna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Jack Ignatius Dragna was an American Mafia member and Black Hander who was active in both Italy and the United States in the 20th century. He was active in bootlegging in California during the ...more

Anthony Corallo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Antonio "Tony Ducks" Corallo was a New York City mobster and boss of the Lucchese crime family. Corallo exercised a tremendous control over trucking and construction unions in New

Vincent Gigante is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Vincent Louis Gigante, also known as "Chin", was a New York Italian-American mobster in the American Mafia who was boss of the Genovese crime family from 1981 to 2005. Gigante started ...more

Frank Abbandando is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Frank Abbandando, nicknamed "The Dasher", was a New York contract killer who committed many murders as part of the infamous Murder, Inc. gang.

Carmine Galante is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Carmine Galante, also known as "Lilo" and "Cigar" was a mobster and acting boss of the Bonanno crime family. Galante was rarely seen without a cigar, leading to the nickname

Paul Castellano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Costantino Paul "Big Paul" Castellano, also known as "The Howard Hughes of the Mob" and "Big Paulie", succeeded Carlo Gambino as head of the Gambino crime family, ...more

Anthony Provenzano is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Anthony Provenzano Anthony Provenzano also known as Tony Pro was a Caporegime in the Genovese crime family of New York City. Born May 7, 1917, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan to Sicilian immigrants, Rosario ...more

Salvatore Vitale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Salvatore "Good Looking Sal" Vitale was a New York City caterer and former underboss of the Bonanno crime family of the American Mafia before becoming a government informant.

Vincent Teresa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Vincent Teresa Vincent "Fat Vinnie" Teresa was an American mobster in the Boston branch of the Patriarca crime family who was a lieutenant of boss Raymond Patriarca. After he entered witness ...more

Vincent Palermo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Vincent Palermo Vincent "Vinny Ocean" Palermo is a former de facto boss of the New Jersey DeCavalcante crime family who eventually became a government witness. Fictional mob boss Tony Soprano is based

Primo Cassarino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Primo Cassarino Primo Cassarino is a New York mobster who became an enforcer for Gambino crime family, and extorted money from actor Steven Seagal.

Michael DiLeonardo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Michael DiLeonardo Michael "Mikey Scars" DiLeonardo is an Italian-American New York mobster who formerly belonged to the Gambino crime family. He is now a government informant.

Angelo Bruno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Mafiosos
Angelo "The Gentle Don" Bruno was a Sicilian-American mobster who ran the Philadelphia crime family for two decades. Bruno gained his nickname and reputation due to his preference for ...more