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Famous People From Fiji

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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.
Dec. at 73 (1926-1999) from Suva, Fiji
Donald Allan Dunstan, AC, QC (21 September 1926 – 6 February 1999), usually known as Don Dunstan, was a South Australian politician. He entered politics as the Member for Norwood in 1953 at age ...more
Age 42 from Suva, Fiji
Petero Civoniceva (Fijian pronunciation: [petero ðɪβoniðeβa]; born 21 April 1976), is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s. ...more
Age 32 from Fiji
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
Jerry Yanuyanutawa Age 33 from Suva, Fiji
Jerry Yanuyanutawa (born 10 April 1985 in Suva, Fiji) is a Fijian former international rugby union player who played at Prop. He formerly played for Glasgow Warriors.
Age 27 from Fiji
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.
Dec. at 85 (1908-1993) from Suva, Fiji
Eric Albert Lee-Johnson (8 November 1908 – 24 May 1993) was a New Zealand artist and photographer.
Age 64 from Tailevu Province, Fiji
Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama (Fijian: [tʃoˈsɛia βoˈreŋɡe mbɛiniˈmarama]) CF, MSD, OStJ (born 27 April 1954), known commonly as Frank Bainimarama and sometimes by the chiefly title Ratu, is a Fijian ...more
Colin Rika Age 37 from Fiji
Colin Rika is a Fijian cricket player.
Age 69 from Fiji
Dr Anirudh Singh is a Fiji Indian academic who has undertaken research on muon implantation in solids but is best known for the stand he has taken on national issues, in particular those ...more
Sitiveni Sivivatu Age 36 from Suva, Fiji
Sitiveni Waica Sivivatu (born 19 April 1982 in Suva, Fiji) is a retired New Zealand rugby union footballer, playing on the position of a wing. He was largely successful in the 2005 Super 12 ...more
Apisai Smith Age 35 from Suva, Fiji
Apisai Smith is a Fijian soccer player.
Joe Tuineau Age 37 from Suva, Fiji
Joseph Mark Laifone Tuineau (born 18 August 1981) is a Tongan rugby union player. He plays in the lock position for the France based Pro D2 side, Dax. Tuineau also represents Tonga at ...more
Samuela Ibo Kautoga Age 31 from Suva, Fiji
Samuela Ibo Kautoga is a Fijian soccer player who plays for Labasa FC.
Age 47 from Fiji
Dugald Bruce Lockhart is an Anglo-Scottish stage and screen actor who now also works as a director.
Nalini Singh Age 74 from Fiji
Nalini Singh (born September 01, 1945) is an Indian journalist. She has been the anchor for several current affairs programs on Doordarshan, and is most known for her program, 'Aankhon Dekhi', ...more
Osea Vakatalesau Age 33 from Suva, Fiji
Osea Vakatalesau (born 15 January 1986) is a Fijian footballer who plays for Lautoka F.C. and the Fiji national team.
Judal
Vampire Game (吸血遊戯, Kyūketsu Yūgi) is a manga by the Japanese author and artist, Judal. It originally ran in the monthly manga magazine Wings, with its last chapter serialized in the November ...more
Margaret May Age 68 from Ba Province, Fiji
Margaret Ann May (born 30 June 1950), is an Australian politician who was a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Australian House of Representatives from October 1998 to July 2010, ...more
Freddy Keiaho Age 36 from Suva, Fiji
Freddy Keiaho, born Naivote Taulawakeiaho, (born) December 18, 1982) is a Fijian former professional American football linebacker. He played college football for the San Diego State University ...more
Nikola Matawalu Age 29 from Suva, Fiji
Nikola Matawalu (born 8 March 1989) is a Fiji international rugby union player. He plays in the scrum-half position but can also cover wing. He plays for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14 league.
Devanesh Sharma
Devanesh Sharma (born Suva 1967) is a Fijian lawyer of Indian descent. He was the president of the Fiji Law Society for one year. In his capacity as president of the law society, he made many ...more
Jone Vesikula Age 32 from Fiji
Jone Vesikula is a Fijian soccer player who plays for Ba FC.
Rupeni Caucaunibuca Age 38 from Fiji
Rupeni Caucaunibuca (; born 5 June 1980) is a retired Fijian rugby union footballer who last played professionally for Northland in the ITM Cup. His nickname was the "Bua Bullet" as he ...more
Sisilia Nasiga Age 39 from Suva, Fiji
Sisilia Nasiga Rasokisoki (born December 16, 1979) is a Fijian judoka. Nasiga competed at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, where she won bronze in the women's 70 kg. She has won gold ...more
Posiano Kalisito Age 31 from Fiji
Posiano Kalisito is a Fijian soccer player who plays for Rewa FC.