Famous People From Congo

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

List people include Patrick Mouaya, Abdoulaye Diop and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Congo?" or "Which celebrities were born in Congo?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Emmanuel Dongala

    Age: 81
    Emmanuel Boundzéki Dongala (born 1941) is a Congolese chemist and novelist. He was Richard B. Fisher Chair in Natural Sciences at Bard College at Simon's Rock until 2014.In 1997, he was dean of ...more
  • Lucien Yann Sherril Aubey (born 24 May 1984) is a Congolese football defender who last played for Cypriot side Olympiakos Nicosia.
  • Guy Tchingoma

    Dec. at 22 (1986-2008)
    Guy Tchingoma Ngoma (January 3, 1986 – February 9, 2008) was a Gabonese football player. From 2007, he played in midfield for FC 105 Libreville and the Gabon national football team.
  • Passi

    Age: 50
    Passi (French pronunciation: ​[paˈsi]) is a French hip hop artist who became famous in the mid-1990s with the group Ministère AMER, which included himself and Stomy Bugsy. He is most widely known, ...more
  • Fulbert Youlou

    Dec. at 54 (1917-1972)
    Abbé Fulbert Youlou (29 June, 17 June or 19 July 1917 – 6 May 1972) was a laicized Brazzaville-Congolese Roman Catholic priest, nationalist leader and politician, who became the first President of ...more
  • Ulrich Kapolongo

    Age: 33
    Ulrich Kapolongo is a Congolese footballer who plays for Teplice in the Czech First League as a striker. He has been capped by Congo at international level.