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Famous People From Belize

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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 from Belize City, Belize
Moses Michael Levi Barrow (born Jamal Michael Barrow; November 8, 1979), is a Belizean rapper better known by his stage name Shyne. Barrow was born in Belize, but moved to New York as a child to ...more
Said Musa Age 74 from San Ignacio, Belize, Belize
Said Wilbert Musa (born 19 March 1944) is a Belizean lawyer and politician. He was the Prime Minister of Belize from 28 August 1998 to 8 February 2008.
Age 88 from Belize City, Belize
Dame Elmira Minita Gordon (born 30 December 1930) was the first Governor General of Belize from its independence in 1981–1993. Gordon is to date the only woman to have served as Governor General ...more
George Cadle Price Dec. at 92 (1919-2011) from Belize City, Belize
George Cadle Price, PC, OCC (15 January 1919 – 19 September 2011), was a Belizean statesman who served twice as the head of government of Belize from 1961–1984 and 1989–1993. He served as First ...more
Shane Orio Age 38 from Corozal Town, Belize
Shane Moody-Orio (born 7 August 1980 in Corozal) is a Belizean football goalkeeper, who plays for Belmopan Bandits in the Belize First division.
Christobal Gilharry Age 38 from Corozal Town, Belize
Christobal Gilharry is a football player.
Trevor Lennan Age 35 from Belize
Trevor Lennan is a football player.
Devon Makin Age 28 from Belize
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 from Belize
Ashley Torres is a football player.
Woodrow West Age 33 from Belize
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 from Belize
Jerome James is a football player.
Russell Cassanova Age 27 from Belize
Russell Cassanova is a football player.
Shannon Flowers Age 33 from Belize
Shannon Flowers is a football player.
Jarbi Álvarez Age 42 from Belize
Jarbi Álvarez (born November 1, 1976) is a Belizean professional football defender. He currently plays for the Guatemalan lower league side CSD Sayaxche.
Leroy Young Age 51 from Belize City, Belize
Leroy Young, (born August 7, 1967 in Belize City, Belize), otherwise known as "The Grandmaster", is a Belizean dub poet.
Errollyn Wallen Age 61 from Belize
Errollyn Wallen (born 1958) is a Belize-born British composer. She was the first black woman to have a work performed at The Proms ("Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra"), this ...more
Kaina Martinez Age 33 from Stann Creek District, Belize
Kaina Martinez is a track and field athlete.
George Gabb Dec. at 79 (1928-2007) from Belize City, Belize
George Seymour Gabb M.B.E. (February 28, 1928 – March 1, 2007) 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 from Dangriga, Belize
Delvin "Pen" Cayetano MBE (born 1954 in Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District, Belize) is a Belizean artist and musician.
Kalilah Enríquez Age 36 from Belize City, Belize
Kalilah Enríquez (born February 11, 1983) is a Belizean journalist and poet. She currently resides in Kingston, Jamaica, where she co-hosts the popular current affairs radio programme, ...more
Bill Gutteron Dec. at 88 (1899-1987) from Belize
William Alexander Gutteron (November 26, 1899 - May 30, 1987) was a professional football player in the National Football League. He made his NFL debut in 1926 with the Los Angeles Buccaneers. ...more
Age 86 from Belize City, Belize
Sir Colville Norbert Young (born 20 November 1932) is the Governor-General of Belize, and also patron of the Scout Association of Belize. He was appointed Governor-General in 1993, taking office ...more
Age 55 from Dangriga, Belize
Arlie Oswald Petters, MBE (born February 8, 1964) is a Belizean-American mathematical physicist, who is the Benjamin Powell Professor of Mathematics and a Professor Physics and Economics at Duke ...more
Kenneth Medwood Age 31 from Belize City, Belize
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