Famous People From Dubai

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.
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  • Marwan Parham Al Awadhi (commonly known as DJ Bliss) is an Emirati disc jockey, emcee, TV presenter and radio personality working in Dubai. In addition to being actively involved in the nightclub and ...more
  • Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Arabic: محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم‎; Muḥammad bin Rāshid al Maktūm; born 15 July 1949) is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), ...more
  • Dec. at 78 (1912-1990)
    Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Arabic: ٱلـشَّـيْـخ رَاشِـد بِـن سَـعِـيْـد آل مَـكْـتُـوْم‎, romanized: Ash-Shaykh Rāshid bin Sa`īd Āl Maktūm; 11 June 1912 – 7 October 1990) was the ...more
  • Amjad Javed (Urdu: امجد جاوید‎; born 5 July 1980) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is a former Emirati cricketer. He is an allrounder who bats with right-hand and bowls right-arm medium. He is one of ...more