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Famous People From Ecuador

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

List is made up of people like Lady Mina and León Febres Cordero.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Ecuador?" or "Which celebrities were born in Ecuador?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Mike Judge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Age: 56

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Michael Craig Judge (born October 17, 1962) is an Ecuadorian-born American animator, cartoonist, actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, musician, composer, filmmaker, and former physicist. ...more
Guadalupe Larriva is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 51 (1956-2007)

Birthplace: Cuenca, Ecuador

Guadalupe Larriva (July 28, 1956 – January 24, 2007) was an Ecuadorian politician. She was born in Cuenca, the eldest daughter of Deifilio Larriva Polo and Teresita Gonzalez Harris. She had 5 ...more
Jaime Roldós Agui... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 41 (1940-1981)

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Jaime Roldós Aguilera (November 5, 1940 – May 24, 1981) was 33rd President of Ecuador from August 10, 1979 until his death on May 24, 1981. In his short tenure, he became known for his ...more
María Capovilla ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
María Capovilla Dec. at 117 (1889-2006)

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

María Esther Heredia Lecaro de Capovilla, known internationally as María Capovilla (14 September 1889 – 27 August 2006), was an Ecuadorian supercentenarian, and, at the time of her ...more
Victor M. Medina is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Age: 44

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Victor M. Medina is a production designer, actor and a film art director.
Gerardo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Gerardo Age: 53

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Gerardo may refer to:
León Febres Corde... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 77 (1931-2008)

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

León Esteban Febres-Cordero Ribadeneyra (9 March 1931 – 15 December 2008), known in the Ecuadorian media as LFC or more simply by his composed surname (Febres-Cordero), was the 35th ...more
Steve Saint is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Age: 68

Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador

Stephen Farris Saint (born January 30, 1951) is an Ecuadorian-born business entrepreneur, pilot, and author. He is known for being the son of Nate Saint, a famous missionary pilot, as well as ...more
Delfín Quishpe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Delfín Quishpe Age: 41

Birthplace: Guamote, Ecuador

Delfín Quishpe (also known as Delfin Hasta El Fin (Dolphin To The End)) (born December 1977 in Guamote, Ecuador) is an Indigenous Quechua Ecuadorian singer-songwriter, celebrity, ...more
Xavier Castro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Xavier Castro Age: 54

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Xavier Castro Muñoz (born 1965, Guayaquil, Ecuador) is an Ecuadorean attorney. He earned his degree in Law from the Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil in 1990, followed ...more
Byron Moreno is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Byron Moreno Age: 49

Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador

Byron Aldemar Moreno Ruales (born 23 November 1969) is an Ecuadorian former football referee and convicted drug smuggler.
Alex Quinonez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Alex Quinonez Age: 29

Birthplace: Esmeraldas, Ecuador

Alex Leonardo Quiñónez Martínez is an Ecuadorian sprinter who competes in the 100 metres and 200 metres He won the 100 m and 200m at the 2012 Ibero-American Championships in ...more
Jefferson Pérez ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Age: 44

Birthplace: Cuenca, Ecuador

Jefferson Leonardo Pérez Quezada (born July 1, 1974 in Cuenca) is a retired Ecuadorian race walker. He specialized in the 20 km event, in which he has won the only two medals his country ...more
Luis Morejón is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Luis Morejón Age: 45

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Luis Adrián Morejón (born 28 March 1973) is a former tennis player from Ecuador who turned professional in 1991. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in ...more
Agustín Delgado ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Age: 44

Birthplace: Imbabura, Ecuador

Agustín Javier Delgado Chalá (born 23 December 1974 in Ambuquí, Imbabura) is a retired Ecuadorian footballer who played as a forward. Nicknamed Tín, Delgado is the ...more
Otto Arosemena is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Otto Arosemena Dec. at 59 (1925-1984)

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Otto Arosemena Gómez (19 July 1925 – 20 April 1984) was President of Ecuador from 16 November 1966 to 1 September 1968.
Jamil Mahuad is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Jamil Mahuad Age: 69

Birthplace: Loja, Ecuador

Jorge Jamil Mahuad Witt (born July 29, 1949) is an Ecuadorian lawyer, academic and former politician, he was the 39th President of Ecuador from August 10, 1998 to January 21, 2000.
Lucy Jaramillo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Lucy Jaramillo Age: 35

Birthplace: Bolívar Canton, Carchi, Ecuador

Lucy Jaramillo is an athlete.
Irina Falconi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Age: 28

Birthplace: Portoviejo, Ecuador

Irina Falconi (Spanish: Falconí; born May 4, 1990) is a professional American tennis player, who was born in Portoviejo, Ecuador. She moved to Manhattan, New York, as a toddler. Her ...more
Beatriz Parra Durango is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Beatriz Parra Durango Age: 79

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Beatriz Parra Durango (b. 1940) is an Ecuadorian classical soprano.
Jose Adrian Sornoza is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Jose Adrian Sornoza Age: 26

Birthplace: Portoviejo, Ecuador

Jose Adrian Sornoza is an athlete.
Erika Chávez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Erika Chávez Age: 28

Birthplace: San Lorenzo, Ecuador, Ecuador

Érika Benilda Chávez Quinteros is an Ecuadorian sprinter.
David Quiroz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
David Quiroz Age: 36

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Mario David Quiroz Villón (born September 8, 1982 in Guayaquil) is an Ecuadorian Association footballer.
Eloy Alfaro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 70 (1842-1912)

Birthplace: Montecristi, Ecuador, Ecuador

José Eloy Alfaro Delgado (June 25, 1842 – January 28, 1912) was an Ecuadorian politician who served as the President of Ecuador from 1895 to 1901 and from 1906 to 1911. Alfaro became one ...more
Ignacio de Veintemilla ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Ignacio de Veintemilla Dec. at 80 (1828-1908)

Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador

Mario Ignacio Francisco Tomás Antonio de Veintemilla y Villacís (July 31, 1828 – July 19, 1908) was President of Ecuador September 8, 1876 to January 10, 1883. During his ...more