50 Famous People from Central America

Can you name 50 famous people from Central America?
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Last updated: March 14, 2021
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Bahamian who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1964 becoming the first black male actor to win that award.
Sidney Poitier
Barbadian singer, actress, and one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
One of the best football goalkeepers in the history of Latin America, who played for Costa Rica.
Keylor Navas
Cuban revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and president from 1976 to 2008.
Fidel Castro
Haitian rapper who first achieved fame as a member of the hip hop group the "Fugees."
Wyclef Jean
Cuban-American actor who played in "The Untouchables" and "The Godfather Part III."
Andy Garcia
Jamaican former sprinter, widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time.
Usain Bolt
Cuban track and field athlete, who specialized in the high jump and is the current world record holder.
Javier Sotomayor
Cuban actress who rose to prominence with her role as a holographic AI projection in the film "Blade Runner 2049."
Ana de Armas
Puerto Rican singer, musician and songwriter known for the song "Despacito."
Luis Fonsi
Cuban guitarist whose most famous composition is "Chan Chan", the opening track on the Buena Vista Social Club album.
Compay Segundo
Cuban singer who experienced worldwide success with song "Conga" in 1985.
Gloria Estefan
Cuban-American singer whose mots famous song is "Havana."
Camila Cabello
Guatemalan who has appeared in the "Star Wars" sequel trilogy as Poe Dameron, and in "X-Men: Apocalypse."
Oscar Isaac
Jamaican model and actress who made her first appearance as Zula in the fantasy-action film "Conan the Destroyer."
Grace Jones
Jamaican reggae and soul musician famous for his covers of "Wild World" and "I Can See Clearly Now" song from the film "Cool Runnings."
Jimmy Cliff
Jamaican reggae artist who began his career in the early 1980s and rose to prominence in 1994 with the signature song "Here Comes the Hotstepper".
Ini Kamoze
Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres.
Asafa Powell
Puerto Rican actor who received Academy Award for his role in the movie "Traffic."
Benicio del Toro
Jamaican sprinter who began her career representing Jamaica in 1978, and continued to do so for 24 years, before representing Slovenia from 2002 to 2012.
Merlene Ottey
Mexican actress who played in "Desperado", "From Dusk till Dawn", "Wild Wild West" and "Frida."
Salma Hayek
Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico.
Frida Kahlo
Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae.
Bob Marley
Mexican filmmaker best known for the Academy Award-winning fantasy films "Pan's Labyrinth" and "The Shape of Water."
Guillermo del Toro
Jamaican musician has been featured in singles "Baby Boy" with Beyoncé, "Rockabye" by Clean Bandit and "Cheap Thrills" by Sia.
Sean Paul
Trinidadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actress and model. Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty.
Nicki Minaj
Actor who played drug trafficker Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo in the first two seasons of "Narcos: Mexico."
Diego Luna
Jamaican-American singer best known for her hit 1995 single "Shy Guy" and her remake of "I Say a Little Prayer."
Diana King
Mexican Formula One racer competing since 2011.
Sergio Perez
Nickname of Joaquín Guzmán, Mexican drug lord and former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel.
El Chapo
Mexican singer often referred as the "Queen of Latin Pop." Her famous hit is "Amor a la Mexicana"
Jamaican-American basketball player who played most of his career as the starting center for the New York Knicks.
Patrick Ewing
Mexican guitarist who rose to fame in the late 1960s and early 1970s, which pioneered a fusion of rock 'n' roll and Latin American jazz.
Carlos Santana
Mexican filmmaker famous for his movies "Gravity", "Roma", "Children of Men" and "Y tu mamá también."
Alfonso Cuaron
Mexican filmmaker and director of movies "21 Grams", "The Revenant" and "Birdman."
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Nicaraguan actress and former model known for her roles in "Never Say Never Again" and "The Island of Dr. Moreau."
Barbara Carrera
Puerto Rican singer whose song "Livin' la Vida Loca", helped him attain success worldwide.
Ricky Martin
Mexican general and one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican Revolution.
Pancho Villa
18th century Barbadian pirate, sometimes called "The Gentleman Pirate" because of his cultured background.
Stede Bonnet
Former Dominican baseball right fielder of Haitian descent who played in MLB for 19 seasons.
Sammy Sosa
Dominican track and field athlete specializing in the 400 meter hurdles, nicknamed "Super Felix."
Felix Sanchez
Cuban chess player who was world chess champion.
Jose Raul Capablanca
Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1980 to 2005 and a multiple-time world champion in three weight divisions.
Julio Cesar Chavez
Saint Lucian poet and playwright who received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Derek Walcott
Puerto Rican musician who appeared in the movie "The Mambo Kings" and whose most famous song is "Oye Como Va."
Tito Puente
Mexican painter and world-famous muralist.
Diego Rivera
Mexican business magnate who was ranked as the richest person in the world from 2010 to 2013.
Carlos Slim
Cuban military officer and politician who was overthrown during the Cuban Revolution.
Fulgencio Batista
Mexican defensive midfielder who played in record five consecutive editions of the FIFA World Cup.
Rafael Marquez
Dominican professional basketball player and five-time NBA All-Star.
Al Horford
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