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

Jérémy Messiba and Jean-Luc Lambourde are included in this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Guadeloupe?" or "Which celebrities were born in Guadeloupe?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Didier Dinart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Age: 42

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Didier Dinart (born 18 January 1977) is a French retired handball player, who currently manages the French national team.During his playing days, he played for the internationally renowned BM ...more
Serge Nubret is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Dec. at 73 (1938-2011)

Birthplace: Anse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe

Serge Nubret (October 6, 1938 – April 19, 2011) was an iconic French professional bodybuilder, actor and self published author. He won numerous bodybuilding competitions, including 1976 NABBA ...more
Lilian Thuram is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Age: 47

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Ruddy Lilian Thuram-Ulien (French pronunciation: ​[li.ljɑ̃ ty.ʁam]; born 1 January 1972) is a French retired professional football defender and the most capped player in the history of the ...more

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Alphonse Girandy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Dec. at 73 (1868-1941)

Birthplace: Guadeloupe, France

Alphonse Girandy (January 21, 1868 – April 3, 1941) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor.
Mickaël Piét... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Age: 37

Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Mickaël Marvin Soriano Piétrus (French pronunciation: ​[mikaɛl pietʁys]; born February 7, 1982) is a French former professional basketball player . He is listed at 6'6", 215 ...more

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Pascal Chimbonda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Age: 40

Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Pascal Chimbonda (born 21 February 1979) is a French professional footballer who plays as a defender for Ashton Town. Born in Guadeloupe and raised in metropolitan France, Chimbonda began his ...more
Ulick Lupede is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Ulick Lupede Age: 34

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Ulick Lupede (born 1 June 1984 in Pointe-à-Pitre) is a French footballer currently under amator contract for French side C.O. Saint-Saturnin Arche. Lupede previously played for Le Mans ...more
Julio Colombo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Julio Colombo Age: 34

Birthplace: Saint-Claude, Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe

Julio Colombo (born 22 February 1984) is a French retired footballer who played as a defender for Montpellier HSC. In June 2015, he was arrested by the police during an anti-drug operation.
Jérôme Elie... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Jérôme Eliezer Age: 25

Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Jérôme Eliezer is a French footballer who plays as a defender.
Mickaël Gelabale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Age: 35

Birthplace: Pointe-Noire, Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe

Mickaël Gelabale (born May 22, 1983) is a French professional basketball player for Élan Chalon of the LNB Pro A. He also represents the France national basketball team ...more
Yannick Borel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Yannick Borel Age: 30

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Yannick Borel is a French épée fencer, team European champion and team World champion in 2011. He competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics, posting France's best result in men's
Harold Cartier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Harold Cartier Age: 28

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Serge Tsmikeboki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Serge Tsmikeboki Age: 52

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Serge Tsmikeboki (born February 16, 1967) is a former professional footballer who played as a striker.
Jérémy Mes... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Jérémy Messiba Age: 31

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Jérémy Messiba (born January 1, 1988 in Pointe-à-Pitre) is a French footballer, who currently plays for Stade Bordelais.
Ysaora Thibus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Ysaora Thibus Age: 27

Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Ysaora Thibus is a French foil fencer. She won a silver medal in team foil at the 2012 European Fencing Championships in Legnano, Italy and a bronze medal in individual foil at the 2013 European ...more
Kael-Florent Montout is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Kael-Florent Montout Age: 27

Birthplace: Guadeloupe, France

Kael-Florent Montout is a Guadeloupean footballer. He currently plays for the French club Vannes OC.
Alex Menal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Alex Menal Age: 46

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Alex Menal is a French athlete who specialises in the 100,200 and 60 meters. Menal competed at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Paris.
Marie-José P&eacu... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Age: 50

Birthplace: Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

Marie-José Pérec (born 9 May 1968) is a retired French track and field sprinter who specialised in the 200 and 400 metres and is a three-time Olympic gold medalist.
Christine Arron is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Age: 45

Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Christine Arron (born 13 September 1973) is a former track and field sprinter, who competed internationally for France in the 60 metres, 100 metres, 200 metres and the 4x100 metres relay. As of ...more
Admiral T is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Age: 37

Birthplace: Guadeloupe, France

Admiral T, whose real name is Christy Campbell, is a French singer of reggae-dancehall music. He is one of the most popular and successful Guadeloupean singers. He is also a designer and the ...more
Armand Barbès is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Armand Barbès Dec. at 61 (1809-1870)

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Armand Barbès (18 September 1809 – 26 June 1870) was a French Republican revolutionary and a fierce and steadfast opponent of the July monarchy (1830–1848). He is remembered as a man ...more
Christine Kelly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Christine Kelly Age: 49

Birthplace: Guadeloupe, France

Christine Kelly is a journalist and a writer.
Grégory Gendrey ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Grégory Gendrey Age: 32

Birthplace: Guadeloupe, France

Grégory Gendrey (born 10 July 1986) is a Guadeloupean footballer who plays as a midfielder for French club US Créteil. He is also a Guadeloupean international.
Maryse Condé is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Maryse Condé Age: 82

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Maryse Condé (née Boucolon; February 11, 1937) is a French (Guadeloupean) author of historical fiction, best known for her novel Segu (1984–85). In addition, she is a scholar of ...more
Saint-John Perse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Guadeloupe
Dec. at 88 (1887-1975)

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Saint-John Perse (French: [pɛʁs]; also Saint-Leger Leger, pronounced [ləʒe]; pseudonyms of Alexis Leger) (31 May 1887 – 20 September 1975) was a French poet-diplomat, awarded the Nobel Prize in ...more