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

Paresh Narayan and Alipate Ratini are only the beginning of the people on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Fiji?" or "Which celebrities were born in Fiji?" then this list is a great resource for you.

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Asaeli Tikoirotuma age 29 - Asaeli Tikoirotuma is a Fijian rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is wing. He plays for the Harlequins in Aviva Premiership and Manawatu Turbos in the ITM Cup. In his inaugural ...more

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Maritino Nemani age 24 - Maritino Nemani is a Fijian rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is as a winger. He plays for the Chiefs in Super Rugby and Bay of Plenty in the ITM Cup.

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Graham Dewes age 33 - Graham Charles Dewes is a Fijian rugby union player. He plays as a prop.

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