Famous People From Cape Verde

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

List contains people like Nani, Jorge Barbosa.

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

    Age: 72
    Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca OICVV is a Cape Verdean politician, lawyer, and university professor who has been President of Cape Verde since 2011. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from ...more
  • David Soares

    Age: 53
    P. David Soares (born October 26, 1969 in Brava, Cape Verde) is the Albany County, N.Y. District Attorney. He is a Democrat.
  • Lidiane Lopes

    Age: 28
    Lidiane Lopes is a Cape Verdean sprinter. She competed in the 100 metres competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics; she ran the preliminaries in 12.72 seconds, which did not qualify her for Round 1. ...more
  • Janício Martins

    Age: 43
    Janício de Jesus Gomes Martins (born 30 November 1979), known simply as Janício, is a Cape Verdean retired footballer who played as a right back.
  • Vladine Biosse

    Age: 40
    Vladine Biosse is a Super Middleweight boxer who grew up in the Cape Verde islands and came to the United States in 1996 where he attended Hope High School in Providence, Rhode Island and was a ...more
  • Ruben Sança

    Age: 36
    Ruben Sanca is an athlete.