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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
Michael Craig "Mike" Judge, is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, director, musician, and cartoonist. He created and starred in the animated television series Beavis and ...more
Guadalupe Larriva is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 51 (1956-2007)
Guadalupe Larriva was an Ecuadorian politician. She was the eldest daughter of Deifilio Larriva Polo and Teresita Gonzalez Harris. She had 5 sisters Silvana, Tania, Luz Marina, Mercedes and ...more
Jaime Roldós Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 41 (1940-1981)
Jaime Roldós Aguilera was President of Ecuador from August 10, 1979 until his death on May 24, 1981. In his short tenure, he became known for his firm stance on human rights. His death in ...more
María Capovilla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 117 (1889-2006)
María Esther Heredia Lecaro de Capovilla, known internationally as María Capovilla, was an Ecuadorian supercentenarian, and, at the time of her death at age 116 years 347 days, was ...more
Victor M. Medina is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
age 44
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
age 53
Gerardo is a Latin rapper and singer.
León Febres Cordero is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 77 (1931-2008)
León Esteban Febres-Cordero Ribadeneyra, known in the Ecuadorian media as LFC or by his surname, was President of Ecuador for a four-year term from 10 August 1984 to 10 August 1988. ...more
Steve Saint is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
age 68
Stephen Farris Saint 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 for his own work among ...more
Delfín Quishpe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Delfín Quishpe age 41
Delfín Quishpe is an Indigenous Quecha Ecuadorian singer-songwriter, celebrity, performing in a style he calls "Andean techno-folklore". His popularity largely comes from the ...more
Xavier Castro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Xavier Castro age 54
Xavier Castro Muñoz. Xavier Castro earned his degree in Law from the Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil in 1990, followed by a Master's degree in Law from Cambridge ...more
Byron Moreno is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Byron Moreno age 49
Byron Aldemar Moreno Ruales is a former Ecuadorian football referee.
Alex Quinonez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Alex Quinonez age 29
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
Jefferson Leonardo Pérez Quezada is a retired Ecuadorian race walker. He specialized in the 20 km event, in which he has won the only two medals his country has ever achieved in the ...more
Luis Morejón is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Luis Morejón age 45
Luis Adrián Morejón is a former tennis player from Ecuador who turned professional in 1991. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where ...more
Agustín Delgado is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
age 44
Agustín Javier Delgado Chalá is a retired Ecuadorian footballer. Nicknamed Tín, Delgado is the all-time top scorer for the Ecuadorian national team with 31 goals in 71 ...more
Otto Arosemena is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Otto Arosemena Dec. at 59 (1925-1984)
Otto Arosemena Gómez was President of Ecuador, 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
Jorge Jamil Mahuad Witt is an Ecuadorian lawyer and politician, he was the 51st 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
Lucy Jaramillo is an athlete.
Irina Falconi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
age 28
Irina Falconi is a professional American tennis player, who was born in Portoviejo, Ecuador. Her highest WTA singles ranking is World No. 73, which she reached on October 10, 2011. Her career ...more
Beatriz Parra Durango is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Beatriz Parra Durango age 79
Ecuador's foremost classical soprano, Beatriz Parra Durango was born in Guayaquil in 1940. Her mother was the journalist Dora Durango Lopez. Parra Durango was married to Enrique Gil with whom ...more
Jose Adrian Sornoza is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Jose Adrian Sornoza age 26
Jose Adrian Sornoza is an athlete.
Erika Chávez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Erika Chávez age 28
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
Mario David Quiroz Villón is an Ecuadorian Association footballer, who plays for Olmedo.
Eloy Alfaro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Dec. at 70 (1842-1912)
José Eloy Alfaro Delgado served as President of Ecuador from 1895 to 1901 and from 1906 to 1911. He became one of the strongest opponents of pro-Catholic conservative President Gabriel ...more
Ignacio de Veintemilla is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Ecuador
Ignacio de Veintemilla Dec. at 80 (1828-1908)
Mario Ignacio Francisco Tomás Antonio de Veintemilla y Villacís was President of Ecuador September 8, 1876 to January 10, 1883. During his presidency, his niece Marieta de ...more