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

List people range from Bernard Linarez to Nigel Miguel.

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

age 40
Moses Michael Levi, better known by his stage name Shyne, is a Belizean rapper, who moved from Belize to the Brooklyn borough of New York City as a teenager to live with his mother. He is ...more

Said Musa age 74
Said Wilbert Musa is a Belizean lawyer and politician. He was the Prime Minister of Belize from 28 August 1998 to 8 February 2008.

age 88
Dame Elmira Minita Gordon GCMG GCVO is the former Governor General of Belize from its independence in 1981 to 1993. She was the first woman to be appointed as Governor General of a Commonwealth ...more

George Cadle Price Dec. at 92 (1919-2011)
The Right Honourable George Cadle Price, P.C., was a Belizean statesman who served twice as the head of government of Belize from 1961–84 and 1989–93. He served as First Minister and Premier ...more

Shane Orio age 38
Shane Moody-Orio is a Belizean football goalkeeper, who plays for C.D. Suchitepéquez in the Guatemala First division.

Christobal Gilharry age 38
Christobal Gilharry is a football player.

Trevor Lennan age 35
Trevor Lennan is a football player.

Devon Makin age 28
Devon Makin is a Belizean professional footballer who currently plays for Police United and the Belize national football team as a midfielder. He is the older brother of fellow national team ...more

Ashley Torres age 33
Ashley Torres is a football player.

Woodrow West age 33
Woodrow West is a Belizean professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Belmopan Bandits. In July 2013 he, and fellow international Ian Gaynair, were praised by CONCACAF for reporting ...more

Jerome James age 37
Jerome James is a football player.

Russell Cassanova age 27
Russell Cassanova is a football player.

Shannon Flowers age 33
Shannon Flowers is a football player.

Jarbi Álvarez age 42
Jarbi Álvarez is a Belizean professional football defender. He currently plays for the Guatemalan lower league side CSD Sayaxche.

Leroy Young age 51
Leroy Young, otherwise known as "The Grandmaster", is a Belizean dub poet.

Errollyn Wallen age 61
Errollyn Wallen is a Belize-born British composer. She was the first black woman to have a work performed at The Proms.

Kaina Martinez age 33
Kaina Martinez is a track and field athlete.

George Gabb Dec. at 79 (1928-2007)
George Seymour Gabb M.B.E. was a Belizean artist, sculptor, writer and entertainer.

Amber Rivero
Amber Rivero is a beauty pageant title holder from Belize, crowned Miss Earth Belize on August 24, 2013.

Pen Cayetano age 65
Delvin "Pen" Cayetano MBE is a Belizean artist and musician.

Kalilah Enríquez age 36
Kalilah Enríquez is a Belizean journalist and poet. She currently resides in Kingston, Jamaica, where she is the news anchor for CEEN Caribbean News.

Bill Gutteron Dec. at 88 (1899-1987)
William Alexander Gutteron was a professional football player in the National Football League. He made his NFL debut in 1926 with the Los Angeles Buccaneers. He played only one season in the

age 86
Sir Colville Norbert Young, GCMG, MBE is the Governor-General of Belize, and also patron of the Scout Association of Belize. He was appointed Governor-General in 1993, taking office on 17 ...more

age 55
Arlie O. Petters, MBE is a Belizean American mathematical physicist, who is the Benjamin Powell Professor and Professor of Mathematics, Physics, and Business Administration at Duke University. ...more

Kenneth Medwood age 31
Kenneth Medwood is a Belizean track and field athlete, specializing in the 400 metres hurdles. He competed in the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics and was his nation's flagbearer in ...more