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

People on this list include Mohammed Almatroushi and Khadija Mohammad.

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

Marwan Parham age 35 - Marwan Parham Al Awadhi is an Emirati disc jockey, emcee, TV presenter and radio personality working in Dubai. In addition to being actively involved in the nightclub and DJ scene in Dubai, he ...more

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Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum age 67 - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, GBE, also known as Sheikh Mohammed, is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and emir of Dubai. Since his accession in 2006, he has ...more

Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum Died at 78 (1912-1990) - Râshid bin Sa`îd Âl Makṫûm was the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Emîr of Dubai. He ruled for 32 years from 1958 until his death

Amjad Javed age 35 - Amjad Javed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is an Emirati cricketer. He is an allrounder who bats with right-hand and bowls right-arm medium. He is one of the few cricketers for UAE who had ...more

Khadija Mohammad age 20 - Khadija Mohammad is an Emirati weightlifter. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the -75 kg event and finished in 12th place.

Anuya Bhagvath age 26 - Anuya Bhagwat is an Indian model and film actress who has appeared in Tamil films. She is best known for her performances in Siva Manasula Sakthi and Madurai Sambavam.

Abdulaziz Hussain age 25 - Abdelaziz Husain Haikal Mubarak Al-Balooshi is an Emirati professional footballer. He plays for United Arab Emirates national football team. He has competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Abdelaziz Sanqour age 26 - Abdelaziz Sanqour is an Emirati professional footballer. He plays for United Arab Emirates national football team. He has competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Carla Rahal age 38 - Carla Rahal is a Bulgarian actress of Arab descent born in Dubai, UAE. Carla Rahal is mostly known for her roles in the "National Theater of Bulgaria". Carla is also a pop, R&B, ...more

Majed Alahmadi age 23

Mubarak Al Besher age 28 - Mubarak Al Besher is an Emirati swimmer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 100 metre breaststroke, finishing in 42nd place in the heats, failing to reach the semifinals.

Saeeda Imtiaz Saeeda Imtiaz is a Pakistani American actress. Saeeda has worked in an upcoming film Kaptaan, a movie on the life of Pakistani politician, social worker and former cricketer Imran Khan.

Rashed Alfalasi age 25 - Rashed Alfalasi is an Emirati soccer player.

Saeed Almaktoum age 39 - Saeed Almaktoum is a sport shooter from United Arab Emirates.

Mohammed Almatroushi age 28

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Tariq Hassan age 32 - Tareq Hassan is a UAE footballer. He currently plays for Al Wasl FC Club in Dubai. Hassan is one of Al Wasl Club's Academy graduates. He has played in nearly all the different positions on the ...more

Nujoom AlGhanem age 54 - Nujoom al-Ghanem is an Arabic poet and film director from the United Arab Emirates, where she currently lives and works. She has published six poetry collections and has produced and directed ...more

Rashed Hassan age 27

Jassem Linjawi age 27

Yusuf Al-Rawashdeh age 25 - Yousef Ahmad Mohammad Al-Rawashdeh, often known merely as Yousef Ahmad, is a Jordanian footballer who plays as a forward for AL-Jazeera and the Jordan national football team.

Elham Al Qasim age 33 - Elham Al Qasim is an Emirati woman, who embarked on a successful skiing expedition to the North Pole “unsupported and unassisted”. On April 23, 2010, she became the first Arab woman and the ...more

Bashar Rahal age 42 - Bashar Mounzer Rahal is a Bulgarian actor of Arab descent, known for his role in the TV show "It Can't Be" equivalent of "'Saturday Night Live'". Most recently he can be seen ...more

Lubna Khalid Al Qasimi age 55 - Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi is United Arab Emirates Minister for Foreign Trade. In November 2004, she became the first woman in the countrys history to assume a cabinet position, appointed to manage ...more

Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Died at 63 (1943-2006) - Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, also referred to as Sheikh Maktoum was the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the emir of Dubai.

Mustafa Abbas age 30 - Mustafa Abbas is a screenwriter, film director, producer, editor and actor.

Fahad Khamees age 53 - Fahad Khamees Mubarak is a UAE retired footballer who played as a striker for the UAE national football team and Al Wasl FC in Dubai. He played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup and was the captain of ...more

Préity Üupala Préity Üupala is an actress, model, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Habib Fardan age 25 - Habib Al Fardan is an Emarati professional footballer who currently plays for Al-Ahli. He played for United Arab Emarites at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Jeremy Gram Weaver age 37 - Jeremy Gram Weaver is an Actor, Film Producer, Film Director and a Television Director.

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Mahdi Fleifel age 36 - Mahdi Said Fleifel appeared in the 2012 documentary A World Not Ours.

Velimir Stjepanović age 22 - Velimir Stjepanović is a Serbian swimmer, member of Hamilton Aquatics. Born in Abu Dhabi, to Serbian parents, he chose to represent Serbia in the international swimming competitions. The Serbian ...more

Ayyan age 22 - Ayyan Ali, professionally know by the mononym Ayyan is a Pakistani model.

Mohamed Ahmed age 26 - Juma Mohamed Ahmed Ali Gharib is an Emirati footballer player, who currently plays for Al Ain FC and the UAE. He's best known for scoring the goal that achieved a draw against Venezuela for the ...more

Faisal Khalil age 33 - Faisal Khalil Sebait Mubarak Al-Junaibi is a UAE footballer who plays for Al-Ahli. He plays as a Forward, and plays for the UAE national football team.

Saoud Alzahmi age 25 - Saoud Alzahmi is an Emirati soccer player.

Mohammed bin Ali Al Abbar age 59 - Mohamed Alabbar, is a businessman in the real estate and property development industry of the United Arab Emirates and former director general of the Dubai Department of Economic Development. ...more

Walid Albalooshi age 30

Sultan Zarawani age 54 - Sultan Mohammed Zarawani is a former United Arab Emirates cricketer. He played seven one-day internationals. After the 1996 Cricket World Cup, he was banned for life when he criticised the ...more

Zuhair Bakheet age 48 - Zuhair Saeed Bakheet-Bilal, is a UAE football player who played as a striker for the UAE national football team and Al Wasl FC in Dubai. He started playing for the national team in 1988 and ...more

Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum Died at 80 (1878-1958) - Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Hasher Al Maktoum was the Ruler of Dubai from 1912 until his death in 1958. In 1929, he was briefly deposed and succeeded by Sheikh Mani bin Rashid, a distant uncle. ...more

Abdullah Qasem age 29 - Abdullah Qasem is an Emirati soccer player.

Sulaiman Al-Fahim age 38 - Sulaiman Abdul Kareem Mohammad Al-Fahim is the ex-CEO of the Abu Dhabi based Hydra Properties real estate development company, and president of the Arab Union for Real Estate Development. In ...more

Amer Mubarak age 28 - Amer Mubarak is Emirati footballer who plays for his country club Al-Ahli in UAE Football League. He was called to United Arab Emirates national football team at 2011 AFC Asian Cup and 2014 FIFA ...more

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Naeemuddin age 33 - Naeemuddin Aslam is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. Naeemuddin is a specialist batsman who has played two One Day Internationals, during the 2004 Asia Cup, and has also represented the UAE at ...more

Hassan Sharif age 64 - Hassan Sharif is a conceptual artist and writer from the United Arab Emirates.

Siraj Al-Tall age 33 - Siraj Ahmed Yusuf Saleh Al-Tall is a retired Jordanian footballer who last played for Pelita Jaya.

Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum age 35 - Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is a karate and taekwondo athlete and sheikha of Dubai. Representing the United Arab Emirates in the 2006 Asian Games, she won the silver medal at the ...more

The Narcicyst age 33 - Yassin Alsalman, better known by his stage name The Narcicyst, is an Iraqi-Canadian journalist and Hip Hop MC. He currently resides in Montreal, Canada.

Abdulla Al Kamali age 26 - Abdulla Ali Mohammad Al Kamali, or simply Abdulla, is an Emirati football striker. He currently plays for Al Sharjah SC in the UAE Football League. Al Kamali made his professional debut for Al ...more

Owais Hameed age 28 - Owais Hameed is a United Arab Emirates cricket player.