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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.

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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, 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 Dec. 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 38
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 23
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 29
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 28
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 29
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 41
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 26

Mubarak Al Besher age 30
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 28
Rashed Alfalasi is an Emirati soccer player.

Saeed Almaktoum age 42
Saeed Almaktoum is a sport shooter from United Arab Emirates.

Mohammed Almatroushi age 30

Tariq Hassan age 35
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 56
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 30

Jassem Linjawi age 30

Yusuf Al-Rawashdeh age 28
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 36
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

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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

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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 Dec. 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 33
Mustafa Abbas is a screenwriter, film director, producer, editor and actor.