Famous People From Indonesia

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Rizal Mantovani and Pevita Eileen Pearce.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Indonesia?" or "Which celebrities were born in Indonesia?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Suharto
    Dec. at 86 (1921-2008)
    • Birthplace: Kemusuk, Indonesia
    Suharto (, Indonesian pronunciation ; 8 June 1921 – 27 January 2008) was an Indonesian military leader and politician who served as the second President of Indonesia, holding the office for 31 years, ...more
    • Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
    Agnes Monica Muljoto (born 1 July 1986), known professionally as Agnez Mo, is an Indonesian singer, songwriter, actress, performer, and dancer. She's the most awarded artist in Indonesia. Mo recorded ...more
  • Sukarno
    Dec. at 69 (1901-1970)
    • Birthplace: Surabaya, Indonesia
    Sukarno (; born Kusno Sosrodihardjo, Javanese: [kʊsnɔ]; 6 June 1901 – 21 June 1970) was the first President of Indonesia, serving from 1945 to 1967. Sukarno was the leader of the Indonesian struggle ...more
    • Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
    Atiqah Hasiholan is an Indonesian actress. She is best known for starring in the Academy Award submitted film Jamila dan Sang Presiden.
  • Tuanku Abbas was a Malayan pirate active in the 1840s and the brother of a rajah of Aceh. He was well known for sponsoring and leading pirate raids, the most notable of which occurred in 1843 when he ...more
    • Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
    Shireen Sungkar, is an Indonesian actress. She is best known for playing Fitri on the soap opera Cinta Fitri, on SCTV. Her father, Mark Sungkar, is also an Indonesian actor.