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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
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
Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, is a Bahamian born American boxer, mixed martial artist and occasional actor. He became famous for mutual combat street fights which were spread ...more
Mark Knowles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 47
Mark Knowles is a former tennis player from the Bahamas, specialising in doubles tennis. He has won a number of Grand Slam tournaments, most notably partnering with Daniel Nestor. At various ...more
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 43
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie is a Bahamian sprint athlete of Jamaican descent who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres. In 1995, she was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding ...more
Mark Merklein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Mark Merklein age 46
Mark Merklein 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 grew up in ...more
Edward Angle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Dec. at 75 (1855-1930)
Edward Hartley Angle was an American dentist, widely regarded as the father of American orthodontics. Edward Angle is frequently described as "the father of American orthodontics." He ...more
Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 40
Christopher "Chris" Brown, 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 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Ramon Miller age 32
Ramon Miller is a Bahamian sprinter.
Avard Moncur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 40
Avard Moncur 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
Donald Thomas is a Bahamian high jumper from Freeport, Bahamas.
Sheniqua Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 29
Sheniqua Ferguson is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres. She was born in Nassau. Her personal best times are 11.07 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved in April 21, ...more
Chandra Sturrup is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 47
Chandra Sturrup 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
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
Kory Wright is a professional snowboarder.
Leevan Sands is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 37
Leevan Sands 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. He went to High School at ...more
James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier Dec. at 77 (1756-1833)
Admiral of the Fleet James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier GCB was a Royal Navy officer. After seeing action at the capture of Charleston during the American Revolutionary War, he saw action again, ...more
Ron Butler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 57
Ronald "Ron/Ronnie" Butler, Jr. is a Bahamian-born American television actor and comedian who is best known for portraying Oscar, the clever receptionist, on the television series True ...more
Christine Amertil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
age 39
Christine Amertil 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
Andrae Williams 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
Wesley Neymour is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Wesley Neymour age 30
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
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
Jonathan Renaldo Barry 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 made his ...more
Jermaine Adderley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Bahamas
Jermaine Adderley age 25
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
Elisha Obed was a Bahamian boxer at middleweight.