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Famous People From Equatorial Guinea

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

List people include Justice Esono, Severo Moto Nsá and many additional people as well.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Equatorial Guinea?" or "Which celebrities were born in Equatorial Guinea?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Eva Ngui Age 33 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Eva Ngui Nchama (born June 9, 1985) is a Paralympian athlete from Spain competing mainly in category T12 sprint events. She has competed at three Paralympic Games, 2004 Summer Paralympics, 2008 ...more
Pelayo Eribo Age 43 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Pelayo "Papuchi" Eribo Cubacuba (born 21 December 1975 in Malabo) is a retired Equatoguinean football striker.
Age 29 from Evinayong, Equatorial Guinea
Benjamín Manuel Enzema Owono is an Equatoguinean athlete. In the Men's 1500m at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, he set a personal best time of 4:13.17. Enzema also broke the ...more
Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel Age 53 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel (born 6 November 1966) is an Equatoguinean author and activist. His parents were from the remote Annobón Island, off the West African coast. For many ...more
Justo Bolekia Boleká Age 64 from Equatorial Guinea
Justo Bolekia Boleká (born December 13, 1954 in Santiago de Baney, Bioko, Equatorial Guinea) is an Equatorial Guinean scholar and writer of Bubi descent.
Juan Simeón Esono Age 35 from Equatorial Guinea
Juan Simeón Esono (born 24 June 1983) is an Equatoguinean former footballer who played as a striker. He is nicknamed Bohobo.
María Nsué Angüe Age 74 from Equatorial Guinea
María Nsué Angüe (Ebebiyín (Río Muni), Spanish Guinea, 1945 – Malabo, January 18, 2017) was a noted Equatorial Guinean writer and Minister of Education and
David García Mitogo Age 28 from Bata, Equatorial Guinea
David Edú García Mitogo (born 18 May 1990) is an Equatoguinean footballer who plays for Spanish club CD Arenteiro as a forward.
Age 28 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Anselmo Eyegue Nfono (born 5 September 1990), also known as Anselmo, is an Equatoguinean footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish fourth division club Vilassar de Mar.
Age 38 from Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
Francisco Salvador Elá (born 9 May 1980), commonly known as Chupe, is an Equatoguinean professional footballer who plays as a striker.
Felipe Ovono Age 25 from Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
Felipe Ovono Mbang, is an Equatoguinean football goalkeeper. He played from 2011 to 2013 for CD Elá Nguema in the Equatoguinean Premier League. He is currently signed with Deportivo ...more
Bibiana Olama Age 36 from Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
Bibiana Martina Olama Mangue is an Equatorial Guinean athlete. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 100 metres hurdles event. She was flag bearer for the Equatorial Guinea team. She ...more
Edward Thaddeus Barleycorn Barber Dec. at 83 (1865-1948) from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Edward Thaddeus Barleycorn Barber (1865–1948) was born on 1 July 1865 in the Spanish colonized capital city of Santa Isabel on the island of Fernando Po in West Africa. He was one of the first ...more
Cruz Melchor Eya Nchama Age 74 from Equatorial Guinea
Cruz Melchor Eya Nchama (born January 6, 1945, Kukumankok, Equatorial Guinea) is a judge at the Court of Geneva.Justice Eya Nchama currently serves as a "judge assessor" at the ...more
Age 37 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Gregorio Manuel Salvador Elá (born 9 September 1981), also known as Gregorio, is an Equatoguinean retired footballer who played as a defender. He was a member of Equatorial Guinea ...more
Malabo Lopelo Melaka Dec. at 100 (1837-1937) from Bioko, Equatorial Guinea
Malabo Löpèlo Mëlaka or King Malabo I (1837–1937), born on the island of Fernando Po (today Bioko, Equatorial Guinea), was the son of former Bubi king Moka and served as king ...more
Age 53 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Álvaro Cervera Díaz (born 20 September 1965) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a winger, and is the manager of Cádiz CF. He amassed La Liga totals of 261 matches ...more
Age 31 from Ebebiyín, Equatorial Guinea
José Bokung Alogo (born 31 December 1987), also known as Colin, is an Equatoguinean footballer who plays as a defender for local club Deportivo Unidad. He was a member of the Equatorial ...more
Justo Nguema Age 30 from Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
Justo Nguema Nchama (born 3 December 1988), known as Papu, is an Equatoguinean football midfielder, who plays for Sony de Elá Nguema in the Equatoguinean Premier League. He is a brother ...more
Camilo Nvo Age 32 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Camilo Lucas Nvo Engonga (born 30 March 1986), known as Papa, is a retired Equatoguinean footballer, who played as a midfielder.
Gus Envela, Jr. Age 51 from Bata, Equatorial Guinea
Gustavo Bodjedi Envela-Mahua Jr. (born January 22, 1968 in Bata) is an Equatoguinean former sprinter, actor, and political hopeful, currently based in Washington, D.C., United States. He also ...more
Delfín Mosibe Age 26 from Luba, Equatorial Guinea
Delfín Mosibe Esara (born 2 July 1992), sportingly known as Delfi, is an Equatoguinean footballer. He plays for Springvale White Eagles FC in NPL 2 Victoria as a midfielder.
Juanjo Muko Nsue Age 26 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Juan José Muko Nsue Nzang (born 14 January 1993), known as Juanjo Muko or simply Juanjo, is an Equatoguinean footballer who plays as a forward.
Emilio Buale Coka Age 46 from Equatorial Guinea
Ludwig Emilio Buale Coka (born November 26, 1972) is an Equatorial Guinean-Spanish actor of Bubi descent.
Lino Iyanga Age 36 from Bata, Equatorial Guinea
Pedro Lino Iyanga Bama (born 15 June 1982 in Bata), known as Lino, is an Equatoguinean football defender. He currently plays for the CP Parla Escuela in the Spanish Preferente de la Comunidad de ...more