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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.

Norodom Sihanouk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Dec. at 90 (1922-2012) Norodom Sihanouk was the King of Cambodia from 1941 to 1955 and again from 1993 to 2005. He was the effective ruler of Cambodia from 1953 to 1970. After his second abdication in 2004, he was ...more

Lon Nol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Dec. at 72 (1913-1985) Marshal Lon Nol was a Cambodian politician and general who served as Prime Minister of Cambodia twice, as well as serving repeatedly as Defense Minister. He led a military coup against Prince ...more

Sos Suhana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Sos Suhana age 26 Sos Suhana is a footballer for Phnom Penh Crown in the Cambodian League. He plays as a Midfielder.

Tep Rundaro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Tep Rundaro age 56 Tep Rindaro, is a Cambodian actor and singer, who started acting in 1987. With his career spanning more than two decades, he is one of the longest starring actors in Cambodia since the fall of ...more

Bour Kry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Bour Kry age 74 Samdech Preah Sanghareach Bour Kry is the seventh and current Supreme Patriarch of the Thammayut order of Cambodia.

Dith Pran is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Dec. at 66 (1942-2008) Dith Pran was a Cambodian photojournalist best known as a refugee and survivor of the Cambodian Genocide. He was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film The Killing Fields. He was ...more

Vann Nath is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Dec. at 65 (1946-2011) Vann Nath was a Cambodian painter, artist, writer and human rights activist who was one of a diverse group of writers from 22 countries to receive the prestigious Lillian Hellman/Hammett Award ...more

Sinn Sisamouth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Dec. at 44 (1932-1976) Sinn Sisamouth was a famous and highly prolific Cambodian singer-songwriter in the 1950s to the 1970s. Widely considered the "King of Khmer music," Sin Sisamouth, along with Ros ...more

Rithy Panh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
age 54 Rithy Panh is an internationally and critically acclaimed Cambodian documentary film director and screenwriter. The French-schooled director's films focus on the aftermath of the genocidal Khmer ...more

Khuang Aphaiwong is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Dec. at 66 (1902-1968) Khuang Aphaiwong 17 May 1902 - 15 March 1968; Thai: ควง อภัยวงศ์, also spelled Kuang, Abhaiwong, or Abhaiwongse; was three times the prime minister of Thailand: from August 1944 to 1945, from ...more

Hong Khaou is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Hong Khaou age 43 Hong Khaou is a film director and screenwriter.

Peng Bunchay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Peng Bunchay age 26 Peng Bunchay is a footballer for Boeung Ket Angkor in the Cambodian League.

Prak Mony Odom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Prak Mony Odom age 24 Prak Mony Udom is a footballer for Svay Rieng in Cambodian League. He plays as a Midfielder for club.

Kris Dim is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Kris Dim age 45 Krisna "Kris" Dim is an IFBB professional bodybuilder. His first national bodybuilding competition was the NPC USA Championships, where he took 6th. After many years of hard work, he ...more

Phuong Soksana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Phuong Soksana age 26 Phuong Soksana is a footballer for National Defense Ministry in the Cambodian League. He has represented Cambodia at senior international level.

Reach Sambath is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Reach Sambath Dec. at 47 (1964-2011) Reach Sambath was a Cambodian journalist and a former spokesperson and "Chief of Public Affairs" of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, commonly known as the ...more

Dy Saveth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Dy Saveth age 74 Dy Saveth is a renowned Cambodian actress and first Miss Cambodia. She featured several films throughout the 1960s until the communist takeover in 1975, and later from 1993 to present. She ...more

Seyha Chan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Seyha Chan age 24 Chan Seyha is a Cambodian runner who competed in the 200 metre event at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and also she competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 200 m event but was ...more

Khim Borey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Khim Borey age 29 Khim Borey is a Cambodian footballer who plays for Nagaworld and the Cambodia national team.

Tieng Tiny is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Tieng Tiny age 32 Tieng Tiny is a footballer for Nagacorp FC in the Cambodian League and the Cambodia national team. Regarded as one of his country's best defenders for the last few years, Tieng Tiny has been a ...more

Patricia Hy-Boulais is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Patricia Hy-Boulais age 53 Patricia Hy-Boulais is a former tennis player. She turned professional on October 12, 1986. Early in her career she represented Hong Kong. She became a citizen of Canada in 1991. However, she ...more

Keo Pich Pisey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Keo Pich Pisey age 36 Keo Pich Pisey is a Cambodian actress, model, and former dancer. She is best known for her portrayal of San Chhay in the F4 Cambodian film series. She has also appeared in karaoke DVDs and TV ...more

Pheak Rady is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Pheak Rady age 30 Pheak Rady is a Cambodian footballer who plays for Boeung Ket Angkor in the Cambodian League and the Cambodia national team.

Son Sann is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
Son Sann Dec. at 89 (1911-2000) Son Sann was a Cambodian politician and anti-communist resistance leader, having served as 24th Prime Minister of Cambodia and President of the National Assembly. A devout Buddhist, he fathered ...more

D.Y. Sao is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Cambodia
D.Y. Sao age 39 D.Y. Sao appeared in the 2003 film Cradle 2 the Grave.