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Famous People From Honduras

Updated June 8, 2017 25.8k views470 items

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

This list below has a variety of people, like Mariano Acevedo and Maria Arita, in it.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Honduras?" or "Which celebrities were born in Honduras?" then this list is a great resource for you.
  • 1

    BirthplaceMinas de Oro, Honduras

  • 2

    BirthplaceSan Pedro Sula, Honduras

    Henry Flores (born August 26, 1974 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras) is a professional American photographer who addresses modern pop culture. He founded Buzz Foto and Out Of Sight Media in 2006. Henry's...  more
  • 3

    Virginia "Ginny" Montes

    Dec. at 51 (1943-1994)

    BirthplaceGuanaja, Honduras

    Virginia Elenor Montes (1943 – October 6, 1994) was a civil rights activist and feminist who was the first Latina to become a national officer of the National Organization for Women....  more
  • 4

    BirthplaceSan Pedro Sula, Honduras

    Carlo Yaír Costly Molina (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlo ˈkostli]; born 18 July 1982) is a Honduran footballer striker who is currently playing for C.D. Marathón. He was a member of the Honduran...  more
  • 5

    BirthplaceEl Progreso, Honduras

    Carlos Alberto Pavón Plummer (born 9 October 1973 in El Progreso) is a retired Honduran football striker. He is most prominently related to Real España of the Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras and...  more
  • 6

    BirthplaceLa Ceiba, Honduras

    Julio César Suazo Bernárdez (born 5 October 1978) is a retired Honduran football defender....  more
  • 7

    Edgar Álvarez

    Age: 41

    BirthplacePuerto Cortés, Honduras

    Édgar or Edgard Anthony Álvarez Reyes (born 9 January 1980 in Puerto Cortés) is a Honduran soccer player who currently plays for Platense in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras.He can play...  more
  • 8

    BirthplaceOcotepeque, Honduras

    Walter Nahún López Cárdenas (1 September 1977 – 9 August 2015) was a Honduran football player....  more
  • 9

    Edder Delgado

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceSan Manuel, Honduras

    Edder Gerardo Delgado Zerón (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈeðeɾ ˈðelɣaðo]; born 20 November 1986) is a Honduran international footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Real España in the Honduras...  more
  • 10

    Orlin Peralta

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceGuanaja, Honduras

    Orlin Orlando Peralta Gonzáles (born 12 February 1990 in Guanaja) is a Honduran footballer who plays as a left back for F.C. Motagua....  more
  • 11

    Luis Garrido

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceJuticalpa, Honduras

    Luis Fernando Garrido (born 5 November 1990) is a Honduran footballer who plays for Alajuelense. Most often deployed as a defensive midfielder, he also plays for the Honduran national team....  more
  • 12

    Alex Pineda Chacón

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras

    Alex Mauricio Pineda Chacón (born 19 December 1969 in Santa Cruz de Yojoa) is a retired Honduran footballer....  more
  • 13

    Mauricio Castro

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceTegucigalpa, Honduras

    Mauricio Fernando Castro Matamoros (born August 11, 1981 in Tegucigalpa) is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Atlético Choloma in the Honduran National League....  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceTegucigalpa, Honduras

    Carlos Ernesto Paez de Oliveira Bustillo (born 29 May 1978) is a Honduran football midfielder who plays for Real Juventud....  more
  • 15

    Lorena Vindel

    Age: 44


    Lorena Vindel is an actress....
  • 16

    Hilder Colón

    Age: 32

    BirthplacePuerto Cortés, Honduras

    Hilder Jobany Colón Alvarez is a Honduran footballer who play as centre back for Real España in the Liga Nacional de Honduras....  more
  • 17

    Andy Najar

    Age: 28

    BirthplaceCholuteca, Honduras

    Andy Ariel Najar Rodríguez ( nə-HAR; Spanish: [naˈxaɾ]; born 16 March 1993) is a Honduran footballer who plays for Anderlecht in the Belgian Pro League, and the Honduras national team....  more
  • 18

    Carlos Will Mejía

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceOmoa, Honduras

    Carlos Will Mejía García (born September 29, 1983) is a Honduran football midfielder, who currently plays for Olimpia in the Honduran National League....  more
  • 19

    Enrique Medrano

    Enrique Medrano is a screenwriter, film director and producer....
  • 20

    Dionisio de Herrera

    Dec. at 68 (1781-1850)

    BirthplaceCholuteca, Honduras

    José Dionisio de la Trinidad de Herrera y Díaz del Valle (9 October 1781 in Choluteca, Honduras – 13 June 1850 in San Vicente, El Salvador) was a Liberal Honduran politician, head of state of...  more
  • 21

    Juan Manuel Cárcamo

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceSan Pedro Sula, Honduras

    Juan Manuel Cárcamo Flores (born 22 May 1974) is a retired Honduran football striker, who last played for Real Sociedad in the Honduran National League....  more
  • 22

    Samuel Caballero

    Age: 46

    BirthplacePuerto Lempira, Honduras

    Jorge Samuel Caballero Álvarez (American Spanish: [saˈmwel kaβaˈʝeɾo]; born 24 December 1974 in Puerto Lempira, Gracias a Dios department, Honduras) is a retired Honduran football defender. He...  more
  • 23

    Fabio Ulloa

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceTela, Honduras

  • 24

    Mario César Rodríguez

    Age: 46

    BirthplacePotrerillos, Honduras

    Mario César Rodríguez Madrid (born on July 31, 1975) is a retired Honduran football midfielder....  more
  • 25

    Reynaldo Tilguath

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceTegucigalpa, Honduras

    Reynaldo Antonio Tilguath Flores (born 4 August 1979 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras) is a Honduran footballer who currently as a midfielder for the Liga Nacional de Honduras club Olimpia....  more