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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

    Age: 57
    Michael Craig Judge (born October 17, 1962) is an Ecuadorian-born American animator,...  more
  • Guadalupe Larriva

    Dec. at 51 (1956-2007)
    Guadalupe Larriva (July 28, 1956 – January 24, 2007) was an Ecuadorian politician. She was...  more
  • Jaime Roldós Aguilera

    Dec. at 41 (1940-1981)
    Jaime Roldós Aguilera (November 5, 1940 – May 24, 1981) was 33rd President of Ecuador from...  more
  • María Capovilla

    Dec. at 117 (1889-2006)
    María Esther Heredia Lecaro de Capovilla, known internationally as María Capovilla (14...  more
  • Victor M. Medina is a production designer, actor and a film art director....  more
  • Gerardo

    Age: 55
    Gerardo may refer to:...  more
  • León Febres Cordero

    Dec. at 77 (1931-2008)
    León Esteban Febres-Cordero Ribadeneyra (9 March 1931 – 15 December 2008), known in the...  more
  • Stephen Farris Saint (born January 30, 1951) is an Ecuadorian-born business entrepreneur,...  more
  • Delfín Quishpe

    Age: 42
    Delfín Quishpe (also known as Delfin Hasta El Fin (Dolphin To The End)) (born December 1977...  more
  • Xavier Castro

    Age: 55
    Xavier Castro Muñoz (born 1965, Guayaquil, Ecuador) is an Ecuadorean attorney. He earned his...  more
  • Byron Moreno

    Age: 50
    Byron Aldemar Moreno Ruales (born 23 November 1969) is an Ecuadorian former football referee...  more
  • Alex Quinonez

    Age: 31
    Alex Leonardo Quiñónez Martínez is an Ecuadorian sprinter who competes in the 100 metres and...  more
  • Jefferson Leonardo Pérez Quezada (born July 1, 1974 in Cuenca) is a retired Ecuadorian race...  more
  • Luis Morejón

    Age: 47
    Luis Adrián Morejón (born 28 March 1973) is a former tennis player from Ecuador who turned...  more
  • Agustín Javier Delgado Chalá (born 23 December 1974 in Ambuquí, Imbabura) is a retired...  more
  • Otto Arosemena

    Dec. at 59 (1925-1984)
    Otto Arosemena Gómez (19 July 1925 – 20 April 1984) was President of Ecuador from 16 November...  more
  • Jamil Mahuad

    Age: 71
    Jorge Jamil Mahuad Witt (born July 29, 1949) is an Ecuadorian lawyer, academic and former...  more
  • Lucy Jaramillo

    Age: 37
    Lucy Jaramillo is an athlete....  more
  • Irina Falconi (Spanish: Falconí; born May 4, 1990) is a professional American tennis player,...  more
  • Beatriz Parra Durango

    Age: 80
    Beatriz Parra Durango (b. 1940) is an Ecuadorian classical soprano....  more
  • Jose Adrian Sornoza

    Age: 28
    Jose Adrian Sornoza is an athlete....  more
  • Erika Chávez

    Age: 30
    Érika Benilda Chávez Quinteros is an Ecuadorian sprinter....  more
  • David Quiroz

    Age: 38
    Mario David Quiroz Villón (born September 8, 1982 in Guayaquil) is an Ecuadorian Association...  more
  • Eloy Alfaro

    Dec. at 70 (1842-1912)
    José Eloy Alfaro Delgado (June 25, 1842 – January 28, 1912) was an Ecuadorian politician who...  more
  • Ignacio de Veintemilla

    Dec. at 80 (1828-1908)
    Mario Ignacio Francisco Tomás Antonio de Veintemilla y Villacís (July 31, 1828 – July 19,...  more