List of famous people from Guyana, 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 Guyana, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Guyana 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 Guyana, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.
List contains people like Russell J. Rickford, John Edmonstone.If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Guyana?" or "Which celebrities were born in Guyana?" then this list is a great resource for you.
John CunninghamDec. at 77 (1885-1962)
Birthplace: Demerara, GuyanaAdmiral of the Fleet Sir John Henry Dacres Cunningham (13 April 1885 – 13 December 1962) was... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: DVD Region 4, South America, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, GeorgetownValerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, (born 13 March 1954) is a British Labour Party politician... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: GuyanaCyril Dabydeen is a Guyana-born Canadian writer of Indian descent. He grew up in Rose Hall... more on Wikipedia
Rawle MarshallAge: 38
Birthplace: Georgetown, GuyanaRawle Junior Kalomo Marshall (born February 20, 1982) is a Guyanese-American professional... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Georgetown, GuyanaEric Derwent Walrond (18 December 1898 – 8 August 1966) was an Afro-Caribbean Harlem... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: DVD Region 4, South America, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana, GeorgetownClive Hubert Lloyd (born 31 August 1944) is a former West Indies cricketer. In 1971 he was... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: DVD Region 4, South America, Americas, GuyanaAlvin Isaac Kallicharran (born 21 March 1949) is a former cricketer of Indo-Guyanese... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: GuyanaRex Orville Montague Paul (born January 8, 1945), better known as Kojo Nnamdi, is a... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: GuyanaJan Lowe Shinebourne (born 1947), also published as Janice Shinebourne, is a Guyanese... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: GuyanaFélix Machado (born August 22, 1972 in Guyana) is a Venezuelan featherweight boxer. He... more on Wikipedia
Anthony SeerajAge: 42
Birthplace: GuyanaAnthony Seeraj is a Surinamese cricket player.
Birthplace: Port Mourant, GuyanaRohan Bholalall Kanhai (born 26 December 1935) is a former Guyanese cricketer of Indian origin... more on Wikipedia
Kevin BazilAge: 38
Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Linden, Upper Demerara-Berbice, South America, GuyanaKevin Bazil is a Caymanian cricket player.
Birthplace: GuyanaGowkaran Roopnarine (born 24 February 1982) is a Guyana born American cricketer. A left-handed... more on Wikipedia
Niall RobertsAge: 29
Birthplace: Georgetown, GuyanaNiall Roberts is a Guyanese swimmer. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Roberts came 7th... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: DVD Region 4, East Berbice-Corentyne, South America, New Amsterdam, GuyanaDevendra Bishoo (born 6 November 1985) is a Guyanese cricketer, who plays all formats of the... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Georgetown, GuyanaRupert Roopnaraine (born 31 January 1943) is a Guyanese cricketer, writer, and politician.
Birthplace: DVD Region 4, South America, Americas, GuyanaChris Prasad is a Costa Rican cricket player.
Birthplace: GuyanaAlbert Peters is a Bahamian cricket player.
Birthplace: Georgetown, GuyanaAliann Tabitha Omalara Pompey (born 9 March 1978) is a Guyanese sprinter who specializes in... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Georgetown, GuyanaAubrey David is a Guyanese-Trinidadian footballer who plays for Joe Public F.C.
Peter RamsaroopAge: 58
Birthplace: GuyanaPeter R. Ramsaroop (born 20 June 1962) is a Guyanese entrepreneur, author, and politician. He... more on Wikipedia
Narmala ShewcharanAge: 52
Birthplace: GuyanaNarmala Shewcharan is a Guyanese-born novelist and anthropologist who lives in the UK. She... more on Wikipedia
Saheed MohamedAge: 44
Birthplace: Georgetown, GuyanaSaheed Mohamed (born 6 February 1976) is a Cayman Islands cricketer. A right-handed batsman... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: GuyanaMahadai Das was a Guyanese poet. She was born in Eccles, East Bank Demerara, Guyana, in 1954.... more on Wikipedia