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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.

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Shyne age 38 - 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

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Said Musa age 71 - Said Wilbert Musa is a Belizean lawyer and politician. He was the Prime Minister of Belize from 28 August 1998 to 8 February 2008.

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Elmira Minita Gordon age 86 - 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

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George Cadle Price Died 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

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Shane Orio age 35 - Shane Moody-Orio is a Belizean football goalkeeper, who plays for C.D. Suchitepéquez in the Guatemala First division.

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Christobal Gilharry age 35 - Christobal Gilharry is a football player.

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Trevor Lennan age 32 - Trevor Lennan is a football player.

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Devon Makin age 25 - 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

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Ashley Torres age 30 - Ashley Torres is a football player.

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Woodrow West age 30 - 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

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Jerome James age 34 - Jerome James is a football player.

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Russell Cassanova age 24 - Russell Cassanova is a football player.

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Shannon Flowers age 30 - Shannon Flowers is a football player.

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Jarbi Álvarez age 39 - Jarbi Álvarez is a Belizean professional football defender. He currently plays for the Guatemalan lower league side CSD Sayaxche.

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Leroy Young age 48 - Leroy Young, otherwise known as "The Grandmaster", is a Belizean dub poet.

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Errollyn Wallen age 57 - Errollyn Wallen is a Belize-born British composer. She was the first black woman to have a work performed at The Proms.

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Kaina Martinez age 29 - Kaina Martinez is a track and field athlete.

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

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

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Pen Cayetano age 61 - Delvin "Pen" Cayetano MBE is a Belizean artist and musician.

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Kalilah Enríquez age 32 - Kalilah Enríquez is a Belizean journalist and poet. She currently resides in Kingston, Jamaica, where she is the news anchor for CEEN Caribbean News.

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Bill Gutteron Died 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

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Colville Young age 84 - 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

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Arlie Petters age 53 - 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

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Kenneth Medwood age 28 - 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

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Zee Edgell age 75 - Zelma I. Edgell, better known as Zee Edgell, MBE, is a writer who has had four novels published. She was an associate professor of English at Kent State University.

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Dean Barrow age 64 - Dean Oliver Barrow is a Belizean politician who has been Prime Minister of Belize since 2008. He is also the leader of the United Democratic Party. An attorney by trade, he served as Deputy ...more

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Deon McCaulay age 28 - Deon McCaulay is a Belizean international footballer who plays for Atlanta Silverbacks in the North American Soccer League.

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Manuel Esquivel age 75 - Sir Manuel Esquivel, KCMG, PC is a Belizean politician. As leader of the United Democratic Party, he served as Prime Minister from 1984 to 1989, and then again from 1993 to 1998.

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Elroy Smith age 34 - Elroy Alexander Smith is a Belizean football defender that currently plays for Deportes Savio in Liga Nacional de Honduras.

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Elroy Kuylen age 32 - Elroy Kuylen is a Belizean professional football Midfielder, who currently plays for C.D. Platense. He is a regular choice for the Belize national football team.

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Angela Gegg age 36 - Angela Gegg is a Belizean artist, author and entertainer. Angela Gegg is one of Belize’s leading female artists. In the past decade she has had six major solo art shows and been featured in over ...more

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Nigel Miguel age 52 - Nigel Miguel is an actor and film producer.

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Andrés Makin age 23 - Andrés Makin, Jr. is a Belizean professional footballer who currently plays for Police United and the Belize national football team as a midfielder. He is the younger brother of fellow ...more

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Verno Phillips age 47 - Verno Jeremias Phillips, is a professional boxer in the Light Middleweight division.

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Floyd Jones age 29 - Floyd Jones is a Belizean football player.

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Harrison Tasher age 30 - Harrison Tasher is a Belizean football player.

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Harrison Róchez age 32 - Harrison Dwith Róchez is a Belizean football midfielder who plays in the Liga Nacional de Honduras.

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Arlen Escarpeta age 34 - Arlen Alexander Escarpeta is a Belizean actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Friday the 13th, Brotherhood, Final Destination 5, and Into the Storm.

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Phillip Goldson Died at 78 (1923-2001) - Philip Stanley Wilberforce Goldson was a Belizean newspaper editor, activist and politician. He served in the House of Representatives of Belize as member for the Albert constituency from 1965 ...more

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Daniel Jiménez age 27 - Daniel Jiménez is a Belizean footballer who plays for Belize Defence Force.

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Evan X Hyde age 68 - Evan Anthony Hyde is a Belizean writer and journalist. He publishes and writes for the nation's largest newspaper, the Amandala, and oversees its subsidiaries, KREM Radio and Krem Television. ...more

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Barry Bowen Died at 65 (1945-2010) - Barry Mansfield Bowen KCMG was a Belizean bottling magnate, politician and entrepreneur. Bowen was the second wealthiest citizen of Belize as of 2010. His business interests included Bowen and ...more

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Luis Mendez age 25 - Luis Mendez was a Belizean footballer who played as a Defender. He last played for Hankook Verdes in the Belize Premier Football League and the Belize national football team. He died in a road ...more

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Kahlil Velasquez age 31 - Kahlil Velasquez is a Belizan soccer player.

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Johnny Briceño age 55 - Juan Antonio Briceño, commonly known as Johnny Briceño or simply Johnny, is a Belizean politician who served as leader of the People's United Party, as well as the Leader of the ...more

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Ryan Simpson age 31 - Ryan Simpson is a Belizean international footballer who plays for Benguche United, as a midfielder.

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Lennox Castillo age 30 - Lennox Castillo is a Belizean football player.

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Catherine Bruhier age 43 - Catherine Bruhier is an actress.

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Dalton Eiley age 32 - Dalton Eiley is a Belizean footballer who plays for Toledo United.