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Famous People From Bahamas

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List of famous people from Bahamas, 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 Bahamas, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Bahamas 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 Bahamas, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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Myles Munroe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 64

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Myles Munroe, OBE was a Bahamian Evangelical Christian evangelist and ordained Pentecostal minister who founded and led the Bahamas Faith Ministries International and Myles Munroe International. ...more
Kimbo Slice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 45

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Kevin Ferguson (February 8, 1974 – June 6, 2016), better known as Kimbo Slice, was a Bahamian-American mixed martial artist, boxer, professional wrestler and occasional actor. He became noted ...more
Mark Knowles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 47

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Mark Knowles (born 4 September 1971) is a professional tennis coach and former professional tennis player from the Bahamas, former number 1 in world specialising in doubles tennis. He won all of ...more
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 43

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie (born 16 January 1976) is a former Bahamian sprint athlete who specialised in the 100 and 200 metres. Ferguson-Mckenzie participated in five Olympics. Ferguson-McKenzie ...more
Mark Merklein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Mark Merklein Age: 46

Birthplace: Freeport, Bahamas

Mark Merklein (born June 28, 1972) is a Bahamas-born former college and professional tennis player. He played for the Bahamas Davis Cup team from 1999–2004.Merklein was born in Freeport, ...more
Edward Angle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Dec. at 75 (1855-1930)

Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Edward Hartley Angle (June 1, 1855 – August 11, 1930) was an American dentist, widely regarded as "the father of American orthodontics". He was trained as a dentist, but made ...more
Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 40

Birthplace: Eleuthera, Bahamas

Christopher "Chris" Brown (born 15 October 1978), also known as "Fireman", is a Bahamian track and field athlete from the Bahamian island of Eleuthera, who mainly competes in ...more
Ramon Miller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Ramon Miller Age: 32

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Ramon Miller (born 17 February 1987, Nassau) is a Bahamian sprinter.
Avard Moncur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 40

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Avard Moncur (born November 2, 1978) is a Bahamian track and field athlete competing in the 400 metres. He was born in Nassau.
Donald Thomas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 34

Birthplace: Freeport, Bahamas

Donald Thomas (born 1 July 1984) is a Bahamian high jumper from Freeport, Bahamas.
Sheniqua Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 29

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Sheniqua Ferguson (born 24 November 1989) is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres. She was born in Nassau. She was part of the Bahamian team that won silver in the ...more
Chandra Sturrup is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 47

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Chandra Sturrup (born September 12, 1971) is a Bahamian track and field sprint athlete.
Dereck Gittens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Dereck Gittens Age: 35

Birthplace: Bahamas

Dereck Gittens is a Bahamian cricket player.
Kory Wright is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Kory Wright Age: 33

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Kory Wright is a professional snowboarder.
Leevan Sands is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 37

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Leevan Sands (born August 16, 1981 Nassau) is a Bahamian triple jumper. His personal best jump is 17.59 metres, achieved in 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. This is the current Bahamian record and ...more
James Gambier, 1st Baron... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier Dec. at 77 (1756-1833)

Birthplace: New Providence, Bahamas

Admiral of the Fleet James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier, (13 October 1756 – 19 April 1833) was a Royal Navy officer. After seeing action at the capture of Charleston during the American ...more
Ron Butler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 57

Birthplace: Bahamas

Ronald "Ron/Ronnie" Butler, Jr. is a Bahamian-born American television actor, director and comedian who is best known for portraying Oscar, the clever receptionist, on the television ...more
Christine Amertil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 39

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Christine Amertil (born 18 August 1979 in Nassau, New Providence) is a Bahamian athlete competing mainly in the 400 metres. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University.
Andrae Williams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Age: 35

Birthplace: Freeport, Bahamas

Andrae Williams (born 12 July 1983 in Freeport, Bahamas) is a Bahamian sprint athlete mainly competing in the 400m.
Jimmy Spice Curry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Jimmy Spice Curry

Birthplace: Bahamas

Wesley Neymour is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Wesley Neymour Age: 30

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Wesley Neymour is a Bahamian sprinter. He was selected to be a part of the 2012 Summer Olympics as a reserve but did not compete.
Warren Fraser is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Warren Fraser Age: 27

Birthplace: New Providence, Bahamas

Warren Fraser is a male track and field athlete from Nassau in The Bahamas, who mainly competes in the 100m. His personal best of 10.14 seconds makes him the joint third fastest Bahamian along ...more
Jonathan Barry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Jonathan Barry Age: 30

Birthplace: Bahamas

Jonathan Renaldo Barry (born 20 June 1988) is a Bahamian cricketer. Barry is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace and currently represents the Bahamas national cricket team. ...more
Jermaine Adderley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Jermaine Adderley Age: 25

Birthplace: Bahamas

Jermaine Adderley is a Bahamian cricket player.
Elisha Obed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Elisha Obed Age: 67

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Elisha Obed (21 February 1952 – 28 June 2018) was a Bahamian light middleweight boxer.