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Famous People From Bahamas

Updated June 8, 2017 29.5k views196 items

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

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Myles Munroe, OBE was a Bahamian Evangelical Christian evangelist and ordained Pentecostal...  more
  • Kimbo Slice

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Kevin Ferguson (February 8, 1974 – June 6, 2016), better known as Kimbo Slice, was a...  more
  • Mark Knowles

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Mark Knowles (born 4 September 1971) is a professional tennis coach and former professional...  more
  • Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie (born 16 January 1976) is a former Bahamian sprint athlete who...  more
  • Mark Merklein

    Age: 48

    BirthplaceFreeport, Bahamas

    Mark Merklein (born June 28, 1972) is a Bahamas-born former college and professional tennis...  more
  • Edward Angle

    Dec. at 75 (1855-1930)

    BirthplacePennsylvania

    Edward Hartley Angle (June 1, 1855 – August 11, 1930) was an American dentist, widely regarded...  more
  • Chris Brown

    BirthplaceEleuthera, Bahamas

    Christopher "Chris" Brown (born 15 October 1978), also known as "Fireman", is a Bahamian track...  more
  • Ramon Miller

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Ramon Miller (born 17 February 1987, Nassau) is a Bahamian sprinter....  more
  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Avard Moncur (born November 2, 1978) is a Bahamian track and field athlete competing in the...  more
  • Donald Thomas

    BirthplaceFreeport, Bahamas

    Donald Thomas (born 1 July 1984) is a Bahamian high jumper from Freeport, Bahamas....  more
  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Sheniqua Ferguson (born 24 November 1989) is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 100...  more
  • Chandra Sturrup

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Chandra Sturrup (born September 12, 1971) is a Bahamian track and field sprint athlete....  more
  • Dereck Gittens

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceBahamas

    Dereck Gittens is a Bahamian cricket player....
  • Kory Wright

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Kory Wright is a professional snowboarder....
  • Leevan Sands

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Leevan Sands (born August 16, 1981 Nassau) is a Bahamian triple jumper. His personal best jump...  more
  • James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier

    James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier

    Dec. at 77 (1756-1833)

    BirthplaceNew Providence, Bahamas

    Admiral of the Fleet James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier, (13 October 1756 – 19 April 1833) was...  more
  • Ron Butler

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceBahamas

    Ronald "Ron/Ronnie" Butler, Jr. is a Bahamian-born American television actor, director and...  more
  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Christine Amertil (born 18 August 1979 in Nassau, New Providence) is a Bahamian athlete...  more
  • BirthplaceFreeport, Bahamas

    Andrae Williams (born 12 July 1983 in Freeport, Bahamas) is a Bahamian sprint athlete mainly...  more
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  • Wesley Neymour

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Wesley Neymour is a Bahamian sprinter. He was selected to be a part of the 2012 Summer...  more
  • Warren Fraser

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceNew Providence, Bahamas

    Warren Fraser is a male track and field athlete from Nassau in The Bahamas, who mainly...  more
  • Jonathan Barry

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceBahamas

    Jonathan Renaldo Barry (born 20 June 1988) is a Bahamian cricketer. Barry is a right-handed...  more
  • Jermaine Adderley

    Age: 27

    BirthplaceBahamas

    Jermaine Adderley is a Bahamian cricket player....
  • Elisha Obed

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

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