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List of famous people from Aruba, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Aruba, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Aruba you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Aruba, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

People on this list include Roman Aparicio and Boy Ecury.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Aruba?" or "Which celebrities were born in Aruba?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Bobby Farrell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Died at 61 (1949-2010) Roberto "Bobby" Alfonso Farrell was a Dutch dancer and performer from Aruba, best known as the male member of the successful 1970s pop and disco group Boney M.

Jossy Mansur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Jossy Mansur age 83 Jossy Mehsen Mansur is a descendant from an originally Lebanese family, which settled on the island of Aruba. He is the editor of the Papiamento-language newspaper Diario in Aruba. Jossy Mansur ...more

David Abdul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Aruba
David Abdul age 28 David Abdul is a football players who has played professionally for Sparta Rotterdam in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.

Killiam Bolivar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Killiam Bolivar age 23 Killiam Bolivar is a football player.

Fredis Refunjol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Fredis Refunjol age 67 Fredis Jose Refunjol is an Aruban politician serving as the current Governor of Aruba. Originally a teacher, he has served as a government official for the past twenty years, starting as a ...more

Maureen Bunyan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Maureen Bunyan Maureen Bunyan is an Aruban-American Washington, D.C.-based television journalist. Currently she is the lead co-anchor at WJLA-TV. Bunyan is a founder and board member of IWMF, a founder of the ...more

Radhames Dykhoff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Radhames Dykhoff age 43 Radhames Alviro Dykhoff is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He appeared in one game for the Baltimore Orioles in 1998. Dykhoff was listed as being 6'1", with a listed playing weight ...more

Frits Goedgedrag is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Frits Goedgedrag age 66 Frits M. de los Santos Goedgedrag served as the first Governor of Curaçao. He submitted his resignation to Queen Beatrix on 24 October 2012, to become effective one month later. From 1992 ...more

Roshendra Vrolijk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Roshendra Vrolijk age 33 Roshendra Vrolijk is a retired Olympic swimmer from Aruba. She is one of Aruba's first swimmers, alongside Davy Bisslik, and also a two-time Olympian. Vrolijk made her official debut, as Aruba's ...more

Merle Collins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Merle Collins age 68 Merle Collins is a Grenadian poet and short story writer.

Lionel Tromp is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Lionel Tromp age 33 Lionel Tromp is a football player and member of the Aruba national football team. He has four caps for national team. He plays as striker.

Francois Croes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Francois Croes age 27 Francois Croes is a football player and member of the Aruba national football team. His playing position is Centre Back.

Sylvester Schwengle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Sylvester Schwengle age 29 Sylvester Schwengle is a football player and member of the Aruba national football team. He has 4 caps for national team. His playing position is right wing.

Eric Abdul is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Eric Abdul age 32 Eric Abdul is an Aruban footballer who palys for DHC Delft.

Jemal Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Jemal Le Grand age 23 Jemal Emmanuel Le Grand is an Aruban swimmer who competes in the Men's 100m Freestyle. He was flag bearer at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He also competed at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships.

Maurice Bishop is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Died at 39 (1944-1983) Maurice Rupert Bishop was a Grenadian politician and revolutionary who seized power in a coup in 1979 from Eric Gairy and served as Prime Minister of the People's Revolutionary Government of ...more

Nelson Oduber is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Nelson Oduber age 71 Nelson Orlando Oduber was the Prime Minister of Aruba. He was a member of the Movimiento Electoral di Pueblo. He was prime minister for the first time from 1989 until 1994, when his party lost ...more

Lasana M. Sekou is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Lasana M. Sekou age 59 Lasana M. Sekou is a poet, short story writer, essayist, journalist, and publisher from the Caribbean island of Saint Martin.

Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Aruba
age 25 Xander Jan Bogaerts is an Aruban professional baseball player currently playing as a shortstop/third baseman for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. In 2013, Bogaerts became the fifth ...more

Daniella van den Berg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Daniella van den Berg age 21 Daniella van den Berg is an Aruban swimmer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 800 metre freestyle, finishing in 34th place overall in the heats, failing to qualify for the ...more

Jayme Mata is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Jayme Mata age 35 Jayme Lee Mata is an Aruban judoka. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Men's 66 kg, but was defeated in the second round by Sugoi Uriarte.

Jeffrey Werleman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Jeffrey Werleman age 34 Jeffrey Werleman is a football goalkeeper and member of the Aruba national football team. His first club was Caravel.

Carl Henriquez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Carl Henriquez age 38 Carl Henriquez is an Aruban weightlifter. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the +105 kg event.

Sidney Ponson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Aruba
age 41 Sidney Alton Ponson is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. As a player, Ponson stood at 6'1" tall and weighed 260 pounds. He threw right-handed. When he made his major league debut for ...more

Curt Fortin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Curt Fortin age 39 Curt Fortin is an actor.

Betico Croes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Betico Croes Died at 48 (1938-1986) Gilberto François "Betico" Croes was an Aruban political activist who was a proponent of Aruba's separation from the rest of the Netherlands Antilles. This eventually occurred, ...more

Tim Clark is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Tim Clark Sir Timothy Charles Clark KBE is current President and CEO of Emirates. He was also the Managing Director of SriLankan Airlines until 2008. Tim Clark is an economics graduate from the University ...more

Jean-Luc Bergen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Jean-Luc Bergen age 29 Jean-Luc Bergen is an Aruban footballer who plays for VSV Tonegido.

Frederick Gomez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Frederick Gomez age 33 Frederick Gomez is an Aruban football player. He has played for Aruba national team.

Susan Cagle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Aruba
age 37 Susan Cagle is an American pop rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, known by her stage name Susan Justice. She is known best for her debut self-recorded album, The Subway Recordings.

Calvin Maduro is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Calvin Maduro age 43 Calvin Gregory Maduro is a retired professional baseball player. He played 5 years in Major League Baseball between 1996 and 2002. He is currently a scout for the Baltimore Orioles.

Hildward Croes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Hildward Croes age 55 Hildward Croes was an Aruban musician, composer, arranger and three-time Grammy Award nominee. He has one son, Angelo Kock and two daughters, Hilyann Croes & Natusha Croes. Also a grandchild ...more

Rashidi Gilkes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Rashidi Gilkes age 34 Rashidi Gilkes is a football player.

Roman Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Roman Aparicio age 37 Roman Aparicio is an Aruban football player. He has played for Aruba national team.

Michiel de Jong is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Michiel de Jong age 44 Michiel de Jong is an actor.

Steve Escalona is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Steve Escalona age 30 Steve Escalona is a football player.

Theric Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Theric Ruiz age 33 Theric Ruiz is an Aruban football player. He plays for Aruba national team.

Jefferson Vegas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Jefferson Vegas age 23 Jefferson Vegas is an Aruban footballer who plays for SV Deportivo Nacional.

Chris Comvalius is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Chris Comvalius age 70 Chris Comvalius is an actress.

George Prime is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Aruba
George Prime age 64 George Prime is a politician from the island of Grenada. He currently serves as that nation's Minister of Carriacou and Petit Martinique Affairs.

Mike Eman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Mike Eman age 56 Michiel Godfried Eman is an Aruban politician who is the 5th Prime Minister of Aruba and the current leader of the Aruban People's Party, which holds the new majority in the Aruban Estates as a ...more

Percy Irausquin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Percy Irausquin Died at 39 (1969-2008) Joseph Gregory Percy Irausquin was an Aruban-born Dutch fashion designer and couturier based in Amsterdam. He was described by the Dutch media as "one of the most talented young designers ...more

Reg Isidore is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Reg Isidore Died at 60 (1949-2009) Reg Isidore was a rock drummer best known for his work with Robin Trower. Isidore was Trower's first drummer and he played on the Robin Trower Band's first two albums Twice Removed from ...more

Jomar Martis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Jomar Martis age 26 Jomar Martis is a football player.

Dwaynalex Raven is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Dwaynalex Raven age 28 Dwaynalex Raven is a football player.

Emily Bolton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Aruba
age 67 Emily Bolton is an Aruban actress raised in England and the Netherlands probably best known for her appearance in the James Bond film Moonraker in which she played 007's Brazilian contact ...more

Frido Croes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Frido Croes age 60 Francisco Walfrido Croes is an Aruban politician and former schoolteacher who holds the office of Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba.

Jesus Paesch is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Jesus Paesch age 31 Jesus Paesch is a football player and member of the Aruba national football team. He has 2 caps for national team.

Raymond Baten is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Raymond Baten age 29 Raymond Baten is an Aruban international footballer who plays for Dutch club Voorschoten '97, as a midfielder.

Gene Kingsale is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Aruba
Gene Kingsale age 41 Eugene Humphrey "Gene" Kingsale is a former Major League Baseball player with the Baltimore Orioles, Seattle Mariners, San Diego Padres, and Detroit Tigers from 1996 until 2003. At ...more