List of famous people from Guatemala, 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 Guatemala, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Guatemala 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 Guatemala, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.
Use every item on this list for yours, from Ricardo Alfonso Cerna to Ricardo Arjona.If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Guatemala?" or "Which celebrities were born in Guatemala?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Alejandro GalindoAge: 28Alejandro Galindo is a Guatemalan soccer player.... more
Miguel RosalesAge: 59Miguel Rosales is president and principal designer of Rosales + Partners, a transportation... more
Michael KalutaAge: 73Michael William Kaluta, sometimes credited as Mike Kaluta or Michael Wm. Kaluta (born August... more
Christian LópezDec. at 29 (1984-2013)Christian Alberto López Bobadilla was a Guatemalan weightlifter. He competed in the -105kg... more
Julen UrigüenAge: 29Julen Urigüen Sieveking (born July 22, 1991 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a former... more
Lou SagastumeLuis "Lou" Sagastume is a retired Guatemalan-American soccer player who spent three seasons in... more
Jorge Serrano ElíasAge: 75Jorge Antonio Serrano Elías (born April 26, 1945) was President of Guatemala from January 14,... more
Mario Rafael RodríguezAge: 39Mario Rafael Rodríguez Rodríguez (born September 14, 1981 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a... more
Erwin MoralesAge: 35Erwin Morales is a Guatemalan soccer player....
Josué GarcíaAge: 32Josué García is a Guatemalan professional footballer who currently plays as Midfielder for CSD...
Kendel HerrarteAge: 28Kendel Herrarte is a Guatemalan professional footballer who currently plays as striker for CSD...
Vinicio CerezoAge: 77Marco Vinicio Cerezo Arévalo (born December 26, 1942) is a Guatemalan politician. He served as... more
P. M. CarlsonAge: 80P. M. Carlson is an Edgar Award nominated author....
Alfred Julio JensenDec. at 78 (1903-1981)Alfred Julio Jensen was an abstract painter. His paintings are often characterized by grids of... more
Juan ValenzuelaAge: 31Juan Valenzuela is a Guatemalan professional footballer who currently plays as striker for CSD...
Carlos BatresAge: 52Carlos Alberto Batres González (born April 2, 1968 in Guatemala City) is a Guatemalan football... more
- Juan José Arévalo Bermejo (10 September 1904 – 8 October 1990) was a professor of philosophy... more
Jorge RodasAge: 48Jorge Alexander Rodas Hurtarte (born October 9, 1971) is a retired Guatemalan professional... more
Mayra HerreraAge: 31Mayra Herrera is an athlete.... more
Carlos PeñaAge: 32Carlos Enrique Peña Aldana (born January 9, 1988) is a Guatemalan singer and songwriter. He is... more
Hilda Morales TrujilloAge: 77Hilda Morales Trujillo is a lawyer in Guatemala who has become internationally known for her... more
Mayra CondeAge: 51Mayra Lissette Conde (born January 28, 1969 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a professional... more
Juan Federico Ponce VaidesDec. at 67 (1889-1956)Juan Federico Ponce Vaides (26 August 1889 – 16 November 1956) was the acting President of... more
Rolando MoránDec. at 69 (1929-1998)Comandante Rolando Morán (December 29, 1929 – September 11, 1998) was the nom de guerre of... more
Ana Sofía GómezAge: 24Ana Sofía Gómez Porras is a Guatemalan gymnast who won the Silver Medal in the all-around... more