List of Famous people named Nick
Nicholas Scott Cannon is an American comedian, rapper, and television host. On television, Cannon began as a teenager on All That before going on to host The Nick Cannon Show, Wild 'n Out, America's Got Talent, Lip Sync Battle Shorties and The Masked Singer. He acted in the films Drumline, Love Don't Cost a Thing and Roll Bounce.
Nicholas Jerry Jonas is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002 which caught the attention of Columbia Records where Jonas formed a band with his older brothers, Joe and Kevin, known as the Jonas Brothers. The group released their debut studio album It's About Time through the Columbia label in 2006. After leaving Columbia Records and signing with Hollywood Records, the group released their self-titled second studio album in 2007, which became their breakthrough record. The band became prominent figures on the Disney Channel during this time, gaining a large following through the network and they appeared in the widely successful musical television film Camp Rock (2008) and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010) as well as two of their own series, Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (2008–2010) and Jonas (2009–2010).
Nicholas Lou Saban Jr. is an American football coach who has been the head football coach at the University of Alabama since 2007. Saban previously served as head coach of the National Football League's Miami Dolphins and at three other universities: Louisiana State University (LSU), Michigan State University, and the University of Toledo. Saban is considered by many to be the greatest coach in college football history.
Nicholas John Robinson is an American actor. As a child, he appeared in the 2008 stage productions of A Christmas Carol and Mame, following which he starred in the television sitcom Melissa & Joey (2010–2015). He went on to play a supporting role in the science fiction adventure film Jurassic World (2015), and took on lead roles in several teen dramas, including The Kings of Summer (2013), The 5th Wave (2016), Everything, Everything (2017), Love, Simon (2018), and Native Son (2019). In 2020, Robinson co-starred with Kate Mara in the FX miniseries, A Teacher.
Nicholas Eduardo Alberto Cordero was a Canadian actor. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role as Cheech in the 2014 Broadway musical Bullets Over Broadway and was twice nominated for Drama Desk Awards. His career also included television roles and film roles.
Nicholas Charles Castle is an American screenwriter, film director and actor. He is known for playing Michael Myers in John Carpenter's horror film Halloween (1978). Castle also co-wrote Escape from New York (1981) with Carpenter. After Halloween, Castle became a director, taking the helm of films such as The Last Starfighter (1984), The Boy Who Could Fly (1986), Dennis the Menace (1993), and Major Payne (1995). He reprised the role, in a single scene, of Michael Myers in Halloween (2018).
Nicholas Scott Lachey is an American actor, singer, and television personality and host. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the multi-platinum-selling boyband 98 Degrees, and later starred in the reality series Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica with his then-wife, Jessica Simpson. He has released four solo albums: SoulO, What's Left of Me, A Father's Lullaby, and Soundtrack of My Life. He also had a recurring role on the television series Charmed. He hosted NBC's The Sing-Off, co-hosted VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live from 2014 to 2015, and now hosts Nickelodeon's America's Most Musical Family, and co-hosts the Netflix show Love is Blind with his wife Vanessa Lachey.
Nicholas Edward Foles is an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Arizona and was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Foles played his first game with the Eagles after Michael Vick became injured mid-way through the 2012 season, starting for the rest of the year. During a game in the 2013 season, he became the second quarterback to post a perfect passer rating (158.3) while passing for more than 400 yards and seven touchdowns. It was only the seventh time in NFL history that a quarterback threw for seven touchdowns in a single game.
Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios is an Australian professional tennis player. As of November 2020, he is ranked No. 45 in the world in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and is the third highest-ranked Australian in the ATP rankings. Kyrgios has won six ATP titles and has reached eight ATP finals, including the 2017 Cincinnati Masters.
Nicholas Robert Rolovich is an American football coach and former player who is currently the head football coach at Washington State University. Rolovich majored in economics at the University of Hawaii, and received a master's degree at New Mexico Highlands University. He was a quarterback with the Las Vegas Gladiators in the Arena Football League.
Nicholas Peter Andrew Grimshaw, also known as Grimmy, is an English television and radio presenter. He became known for having hosted a variety of shows on BBC Radio 1 including his current Drivetime show, and The Radio 1 Breakfast Show between 2012 and 2018. He is also known for his Channel 4 roles in T4 and The Album Chart Show. In 2015, he was a judge on the twelfth series of The X Factor.
Nick Sirianni is an American football coach who is the head coach for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as the offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts from 2018 to 2020 and also served as an assistant coach for the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs.
Nicholas Edward Cave is an Australian singer, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional actor, best known for fronting the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Cave's music is generally characterised by his baritone voice, emotional intensity, a wide variety of influences and lyrical obsessions with death, religion, love and violence.
Nickolas Gene Carter is an American singer and a member of the vocal group Backstreet Boys. As of 2015, Carter has released three solo albums, Now or Never, I'm Taking Off and All American, during breaks between Backstreet Boys schedules, and a collaboration with Jordan Knight titled Nick & Knight. He has made occasional television appearances and starred in his own reality shows, House of Carters and I (Heart) Nick Carter.
Nicholas John Bosa is an American football defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State and was drafted by the 49ers second overall in the 2019 NFL Draft. Bosa was named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by having nine sacks and helping the team reach Super Bowl LIV.
Nicholas David Offerman is an American actor, writer, comedian, producer and professional woodworker. He is best known for his role as Ron Swanson in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which he received the Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy and was twice nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Offerman is also known for his role in The Founder, in which he portrays Richard McDonald, one of the brothers who developed the fast food chain McDonald's. His first major television role following the end of Parks and Recreation was as Karl Weathers in the second season of the FX black comedy crime drama series Fargo, for which he received a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries. Since 2018, Offerman has co-hosted the NBC reality competition series, Making It, with Amy Poehler.
Nicholas Anthony Fletcher is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Don Valley since the 2019 general election. He is the first Conservative to ever be elected for the seat.
Nicholas Aaron Young, nicknamed "Swaggy P", is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Young played college basketball for the USC Trojans and was a two-time first-team all-conference selection in the Pac-10. He was selected by the Washington Wizards in the first round of the 2007 NBA draft with the 16th overall pick. He won an NBA championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2018.
Nicholas King Nolte is an American actor, producer, author, and former model. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1991 film The Prince of Tides. He went on to receive Academy Award nominations for Affliction (1998) and Warrior (2011).
Nicholas David Nurse is an American professional basketball coach. He is the head coach of the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Canadian men's national team.