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Famous People From Dubai

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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 Al Awadhi (commonly known as DJ Bliss) is an Emirati disc jockey, emcee, TV... more on Wikipedia
  • Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Arabic: محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم‎; Muḥammad bin Rāshid al... more on Wikipedia
  • Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum

    Dec. at 78 (1912-1990)
    Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Arabic: ٱلـشَّـيْـخ رَاشِـد بِـن سَـعِـيْـد آل... more on Wikipedia
  • Amjad Javed

    Age: 40
    Amjad Javed (Urdu: امجد جاوید‎; born 5 July 1980) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is a former... more on Wikipedia
  • Khadija Mohammad

    Age: 25
    Khadija Mohammad is an Emirati weightlifter. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Anuya Bhagvath

    Age: 31
    Anuya Y Bhagwat is an Indian film actress and model who has appeared in Tamil films. She is... more on Wikipedia
  • Abdulaziz Hussain

    Age: 30
    Abdelaziz Husain Haikal Mubarak Al-Balooshi is an Emirati professional footballer. He plays... more on Wikipedia
  • Abdelaziz Sanqour

    Age: 31
    Abdelaziz Sanqour is an Emirati professional footballer. He plays for United Arab Emirates... more on Wikipedia
  • Carla Rahal

    Age: 43
    Carla Rahal (Bulgarian: Карла Рахал, Arabic: كارلا رحال‎) is a Bulgarian actress of Arab... more on Wikipedia
  • Majed Alahmadi

    Age: 28
  • Mubarak Al Besher

    Age: 32
    Mubarak Al Besher is an Emirati swimmer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's... more on Wikipedia
  • Saeeda Imtiaz

    Saeeda Imtiaz is a Pakistani American actress. Saeeda has worked in an upcoming film Kaptaan,... more on Wikipedia
  • Rashed Alfalasi

    Age: 30
    Rashed Alfalasi is an Emirati soccer player.
  • Saeed Almaktoum

    Age: 43
    Saeed Almaktoum is a sport shooter from United Arab Emirates.
  • Mohammed Almatroushi

    Age: 31
  • Tariq Hassan

    Age: 37
    Tareq Hassan (Arabic: طارق حسن‎) is a UAE footballer. He currently plays for Al-Arabi . Hassan... more on Wikipedia
  • Nujoom AlGhanem

    Age: 57
    Nujoom al-Ghanem (born 24 October 1962) is an Emirati poet and film director. She has... more on Wikipedia
  • Rashed Hassan

    Age: 32
  • Jassem Linjawi

    Age: 32
  • Yusuf Al-Rawashdeh

    Age: 30
    Yousef Ahmad Mohammad Al-Rawashdeh, often known merely as Yousef Ahmad, is a Jordanian... more on Wikipedia
  • Elham Al Qasim

    Age: 38
    Elham Al Qasim (born July, 1982 in Dubai) is an Emirati woman, who embarked on a successful... more on Wikipedia
  • Bashar Mounzer Rahal (Bulgarian: Башар Мунзер Рахал, Arabic: بشار رحال‎) is a Bulgarian actor... more on Wikipedia
  • HE Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, (born 4 February 1962) is an Emirati... more on Wikipedia
  • Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

    Dec. at 63 (1943-2006)
    Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum (ca. 1941 – 4 January 2006) (Arabic: مكتوم بن راشد آل مكتوم‎;... more on Wikipedia
  • Mustafa Abbas

    Age: 35
    Mustafa Abbas is a screenwriter, film director, producer, editor and actor.