Famous People From Chad

Updated June 8, 2017 11.5k views 85 items

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

This is a list that features people like Ndiganbeye Appolinaire and Jules Mbairemadji.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Chad?" or "Which celebrities were born in Chad?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Age 29 from Sarh, Chad
Sosthene Taroum Moguenara is a German long jumper. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, but failed to qualify for the final. In 2011 Moguenara won the bronze medal at the European ...more
Age 67 from Fada, Chad, Chad
General Idriss Déby Itno (Arabic: إدريس ديبي‎ Idrīs Daybī Itnū; born June 18, 1952) is a Chadian politician who has been the President of Chad since 1990. He is also head of the Patriotic ...more
Adoum Younousmi Age 57 from Chad
Adoum Younousmi (born 1962) is a Chadian politician who served in the government of Chad as Minister of Public Works and Transport from 2003 to 2005 and as Minister of State for Infrastructure ...more
Youssouf Djaoro
Youssouf Djaoro is a Chadian film actor.He made his debut by appearing in the film Daresalam in 2000 in which he played the character of Tom. It was directed by the critically acclaimed Issa ...more
Moumine Ekiang Age 29 from Massenya, Chad
Moumine Ekiang is a Chadian footballer.
Age 27 from N'Djamena, Chad
Esaïe Djikoloum (born 3 October 1991) is a Chadian footballer who plays as a striker for CotonTchad.
Koulsy Lamko Age 60 from Chad
Koulsy Lamko (born 1959) is a Chadian-born playwright, poet, novelist and university lecturer. Born in Dadouar, Lamko left his country for Burkina Faso in 1979 due to the beginning of the civil ...more
Mahamat Saleh Annadif Age 62 from Chad
Mahamat Saleh Annadif (born December 25, 1956) is a Chadian diplomat who served in the government of Chad as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1997 to 2003.
Judicael Mbaide Allahissem Age 26 from N'Djamena, Chad
Marco Mourmada Age 42 from N'Djamena, Chad
Marco Mourmada is an Indonesian footballer who previously played as a midfielder for PSMS Medan and the Chad national football team.
Mahamoud Adam Béchir Age 54 from Biltine, Chad
Mahamoud Adam Béchir (born 1965) is a Chadian diplomat who has served as Chad's Ambassador to South Africa since 2012. Previously he was Chadian Ambassador to the United States from 2004
Francis Oumar Belonga Age 40 from N'Djamena, Chad
Francis Oumar Belonga (born 13 March 1978) is a retired Chadian footballer who is currently a coach of Elect-Sport FC.
Marius Mbaiam Age 32 from Moundou, Chad
Nekiambé Marius Mbaiam (born 1 June 1987) is a Chadian footballer who plays in the Championnat National 3 for Besançon Football. At international level, he represents the Chad
Félix Malloum Dec. at 77 (1932-2009) from Sarh, Chad
Félix Malloum or Félix Malloum Ngakoutou Bey-Ndi (Arabic: فليكس معلوم‎ Filiks Mʿalūm; September 10, 1932 – June 12, 2009) was a Chadian politician. He attended the French military ...more
Hassan Hissein Age 26 from Wadi Fira Region, Chad
Hassan Hissein is a Chadian footballer who plays as striker for El-Kanemi Warriors and Chad national team.
Abdullah Omar Age 32 from N'Djamena, Chad
Abdullah Omar Ismail (Arabic: عبد الله عمر; born 1 January 1987) is a Chadian-born Bahraini professional footballer currently playing for Al Ettifaq FC as a midfielder. He also plays for the ...more
Carine Ngarlemdana Age 24 from N'Djamena, Chad
Carine Ngarlemdana is a Chadian judoka. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's -70 kg event. She was the flag bearer for Chad at the opening ceremony.
Age 38 from N'Djamena, Chad
Armand Djérabé (born 11 September 1980 in N'Djamena) is a Chadian footballer who plays for CotonTchad.
Ezechiel N'Douassel Age 30 from N'Djamena, Chad
Ezechiel N'Douassel (Arabic: إيزيكييل ندواسل ; born 22 April 1988) also known as King Eze, is a Chadian international footballer who plays a forward for Indonesian club Persib Bandung and the ...more
Mahamat Saleh Haroun Age 58 from Abéché, Ouara, Chad
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (French pronunciation: ​[ma.ama sale aʁun]; Arabic: محمد الصالح هارون‎) (born 1961 in Abéché) is a film director from Chad who has lived in France since 1982. ...more
Armel Koulara Age 29 from N'Djamena, Chad
Armel N'Dinga Koulara Kwanyéllé (born 15 August 1989 in N'Djamena, Chad; known simply as Armel Koulara and occasionally Armel Kwanyéllé) is a former footballer from
Hinikissia Albertine Ndikert Age 26 from Mayo-Kebbi Est Region, Chad
Hinikissia Albertine Ndikert (born September 15, 1992) is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Chad.Ndikert represented Chad at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. ...more
Yaya Kerim Age 27 from N'Djamena, Chad
Yaya Kerim (born 10 August 1991) is a Chadian football striker and the member of Chad national football team. He currently plays for Renaissance in the Chad Premier League.
Pascal Yoadimnadji Dec. at 57 (1950-2007) from Chad
Pascal Yoadimnadji (January 11, 1950 – February 23, 2007) was a Chadian politician. He was Prime Minister of Chad from February 2005 to his death in February 2007.
Leger Djime Age 31 from N'Djamena, Chad
Léger Djimrangar (born 2 October 1987) is a Chadian football midfielder, and a member of Chad national football team.