Famous People From Cambodia

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

People include everything from Theary Seng to Pen Sovan.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Cambodia?" or "Which celebrities were born in Cambodia?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Norodom Sihanouk
    Dec. at 89 (1922-2012)
    • Birthplace: Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Norodom Sihanouk (Khmer: នរោត្តម សីហនុ; 31 October 1922 – 15 October 2012) was head of state of Cambodia numerous times. In Cambodia, he is known as Samdech Euv (Khmer: សម្តេចឪ, father prince). ...more
  • Lon Nol
    Dec. at 72 (1913-1985)
    • Birthplace: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia
    Marshal Lon Nol (Khmer: លន់ នល់, also លន់ ណុល; November 13, 1913 – November 17, 1985) was a Cambodian politician and general who served as Prime Minister twice (1966–67; 1969–71), as well as serving ...more
  • Sos Suhana

    Sos Suhana

    Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Cambodia
    Sos Suhana is a footballer for Phnom Penh Crown in the Cambodian League. He plays as a Midfielder.
  • Tep Rundaro

    Tep Rundaro

    Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Samraong, Samraong District, Cambodia
    Tep Rindaro (Khmer: ទេព រិនដារ៉ូ),(born in 1963 in Samrong, Battambang province, Cambodia) is a Cambodian actor and singer, who started acting in 1987. With his career spanning more than two decades, ...more
  • Bour Kry

    Bour Kry

    Age: 78
    • Birthplace: Battambang, Cambodia
    Samdech Preah Sanghareach Bour Kry (Khmer: បួរ គ្រី, IPA: [ɓuə kriː]) (born 11 January 1945) is the seventh and current Supreme Patriarch of the Thammayut order of Cambodia.
  • Dith Pran
    Dec. at 65 (1942-2008)
    • Birthplace: Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Dith Pran (Khmer: ឌិត ប្រន; 27 September 1942 – 30 March 2008) was a Cambodian photojournalist. He was a refugee and survivor of the Cambodian genocide and the subject of the film The Killing Fields ...more