50 Famous People from Central America

Can you name 50 famous people from Central America?
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Last updated: November 27, 2023
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Actor who was the first black male actor to win the Oscar for Best Actor
Sidney Poitier
Barbadian singer, actress, and one of the best-selling artists of all time
18th century pirate, sometimes called "The Gentleman Pirate"
Stede Bonnet
Costa Rica
Football goalkeeper who played for Real Madrid and PSG
Keylor Navas
Revolutionary and politician who served as president from 1976 to 2008
Fidel Castro
Actor who played in The Untouchables and The Godfather Part III
Andy Garcia
High jumper and the current world record holder
Javier Sotomayor
Actress who portrayed the Bond girl Paloma in No Time to Die
Ana de Armas
Guitarist whose most famous composition is Chan Chan
Compay Segundo
Singer whose famous songs are Conga and Dr Breat
Gloria Estefan
Singer whose most famous song is Havana
Camila Cabello
World chess champion from 1921 to 1927
Jose Raul Capablanca
Military officer who was overthrown during the Cuban Revolution
Fulgencio Batista
Dominican Rep.
Baseball right fielder who played in MLB for 19 seasons
Sammy Sosa
Track and field athlete specializing in the 400 meter hurdles
Felix Sanchez
Professional basketball player and five-time NBA All-Star
Al Horford
Actor who portrayed Poe Dameron in Star Wars sequel trilogy
Oscar Isaac
Rapper who achieved fame as a member of the hip hop group the Fugees
Wyclef Jean
Sprinter who holds world records at 100 m and 200 m
Usain Bolt
Model and actress who played Zula in the film Conan the Destroyer
Grace Jones
Reggae musician famous for his covers from the film Cool Runnings
Jimmy Cliff
Reggae artist whose signature song is Here Comes the Hotstepper
Ini Kamoze
Sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres
Asafa Powell
Female sprinter who representing Jamaica and later Slovenia
Merlene Ottey
Musician who is considered one of the pioneers of reggae
Bob Marley
Musician who has been featured in singles with Beyoncé and Sia
Sean Paul
Singer best known for her hit 1995 single Shy Guy
Diana King
Basketball player who played most of his career for the New York Knicks
Patrick Ewing
Actress who played in Desperado, From Dusk till Dawn and Frida
Salma Hayek
Painter known for her many portraits and self-portraits
Frida Kahlo
Director known for the movies Pan's Labyrinth and The Shape of Water
Guillermo del Toro
Actor who played Cassian Andor and Miguel Félix Gallardo
Diego Luna
Formula One racer who was champion runner-up in 2023
Sergio Perez
Nickname of Joaquín Guzmán, drug lord of the Sinaloa Cartel
El Chapo
Singer often referred as the Queen of Latin Pop
Guitarist who pioneered a fusion of rock 'n' roll and Latin American jazz
Carlos Santana
Filmmaker known for his movies Gravity, Roma and Y tu mamá también
Alfonso Cuaron
Director of movies 21 Grams, The Revenant and Birdman
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
General and one of the figures of the Mexican Revolution
Pancho Villa
Professional boxer and a multiple-time world champion
Julio Cesar Chavez
Painter and world-famous muralist
Diego Rivera
Business magnate who was ranked as the richest person in the world
Carlos Slim
Defensive midfielder who played in record five FIFA World Cup
Rafael Marquez
Actress and model known for her role in Never Say Never Again
Barbara Carrera
Puerto Rico
Singer, musician and songwriter known for the song Despacito
Luis Fonsi
Actor who received Academy Award for his role in the movie Traffic
Benicio del Toro
Singer whose famous song is Livin' la Vida Loca
Ricky Martin
Musician who appeared in the movie The Mambo Kings
Tito Puente
St. Lucia
Poet and playwright who received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature
Derek Walcott
Trinidad & Tobago
Singer and model. whose real name is Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty
Nicki Minaj
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