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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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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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  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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. He...  more
  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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 for...  more

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  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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 the...  more
  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderFemale

    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 is...  more
  • Mark Merklein

    Age: 48

    BirthplaceFreeport, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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, Bahamas. He...  more
  • Edward Angle

    Dec. at 75 (1855-1930)

    BirthplacePennsylvania

    GenderMale

    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 orthodontics his...  more
  • BirthplaceEleuthera, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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 the 400 m. In addition...  more
  • Ramon Miller

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderMale

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

    GenderMale

    Avard Moncur (born November 2, 1978) is a Bahamian track and field athlete competing in the 400 metres. He was born in Nassau....  more
  • BirthplaceFreeport, Bahamas

    GenderMale

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

    GenderFemale

    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 women's 4...  more
  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderFemale

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

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceBahamas

    GenderMale

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

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    Kory Wright is a professional snowboarder....
  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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 won...  more
  • James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier

    Dec. at 77 (1756-1833)

    BirthplaceNew Providence, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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 Revolutionary...  more
  • Ron Butler

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceBahamas

    GenderMale

    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 series True...  more
  • BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderFemale

    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....  more
  • BirthplaceFreeport, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    Andrae Williams (born 12 July 1983 in Freeport, Bahamas) is a Bahamian sprint athlete mainly competing in the 400m....  more
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  • Wesley Neymour

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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....  more
  • Warren Fraser

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceNew Providence, Bahamas

    GenderMale

    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 with...  more
  • Jonathan Barry

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceBahamas

    GenderMale

    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. Barry...  more
  • Jermaine Adderley

    Age: 27

    BirthplaceBahamas

    GenderMale

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

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    GenderMale

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