Famous People From Greenland

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

List people range from Rasmus Lyberth to Aleqa Hammond.

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

  • Nukaaka Coster-Waldau

    Nukaaka Coster-Waldau

    Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Uummannaq, Greenland
    Nukâka Coster-Waldau (née Sascha Nukâka Motzfeldt; born 23 February 1971), better known professionally as Nukâka, is a Greenlandic singer, actress, and a former Miss Greenland. She is married to ...more
  • Kristian Olsen Aaju

    Kristian Olsen Aaju

    Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Arsuk, Denmark
    Kristian Olsen Aaju is an author.
  • Julie Edel Hardenberg

    Julie Edel Hardenberg

    Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Nuuk, Greenland
    Julie Edel Hardenberg is a writer.
  • Aka Høegh

    Aka Høegh

    Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Qullissat, Greenland
    Aka Høegh is a Greenlandic artist. Born in Qullissat on Disko Island, she moved to Qaqortoq in her childhood, and has lived in southern Greenland ever since. As a painter, graphic artist, and ...more
  • Maliina Abelsen

    Maliina Abelsen

    Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Nuuk, Greenland
    Maliina Abelsen is the General Manager for Arctic Winter Games 2016 and a former Greenlandic politician and MP for the party Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA), holding the position of the Minister for Finance ...more
  • Jesper Grønkjær

    Jesper Grønkjær

    Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Nuuk, Greenland
    Jesper Grønkjær (Danish pronunciation: [jɛspɐ ˈkʁɶnkʰæɐ̯ˀ]; born 12 August 1977) is a former Danish professional footballer. A pacey winger, Grønkjær played primarily on the right or left wing, or as ...more