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Famous People From Malta

Updated March 28, 2019 24.0k views509 items

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

People here include everything from George Sagnani to Claude Mattocks.

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

    GenderFemale

    Emma Frances Heming Willis (born June 18, 1978) is an English-American model and actress....  more
  • BirthplaceImtarfa, Malta

    GenderMale

    Andrew John Partridge (born 11 November 1953) is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer who founded the rock band XTC. He and Colin Moulding each acted as a songwriter and frontman for...  more

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  • Joe Sacco

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Joe Sacco (; born October 2, 1960) is a Maltese-American cartoonist and journalist. He is best known for his comics journalism, in particular in the books Palestine (1996) and Footnotes in Gaza...  more
  • Percy Alexander MacMahon

    Dec. at 75 (1854-1929)

    BirthplaceSliema, Malta

    GenderMale

    Percy Alexander MacMahon (born 26 September 1854, Sliema, British Malta – 25 December 1929, Bognor Regis, England) was a mathematician, especially noted in connection with the partitions of numbers...  more
  • BirthplaceImtarfa, Malta

    GenderMale

    David Millar (born 4 January 1977) is a Scottish former professional road racing cyclist. He rode for Cofidis from 1997 to 2004 and Garmin-Sharp from 2008 to 2014. He has won four stages of the Tour...  more
  • Charles van Straubenzee

    Dec. at 80 (1812-1892)

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    General Sir Charles Thomas van Straubenzee, (17 February 1812 – 10 August 1892), was a British Army officer. He served as Commander of British Troops in China and Hong Kong, and Governor of Malta....  more
  • Tom Bradby

    Age: 53

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Thomas Matthew Bradby (born 13 January 1967) is a British journalist and novelist. He was political editor for ITV News from 2005 to 2015, and currently presents the News at Ten and political...  more
  • Francis Adams

    Dec. at 31 (1862-1893)

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Francis William Lauderdale Adams (27 September 1862 – 4 September 1893) was an essayist, poet, dramatist, novelist and journalist who produced a large volume of work in his short life....  more
  • Ray Buttigieg

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceGozo, Malta

    GenderMale

    Ray Buttigieg (born May 1, 1955 in Gozo, Malta) is a poet and musician. He attended Qala primary school, then the Lyceum in Victoria, Gozo. He then moved to the United States and continued his...  more
  • Gorg Mallia

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Ġorġ Mallia is a communications academic, author and cartoonist working on the island of Malta (born November 9, 1957)....  more
  • BirthplaceSliema, Malta

    GenderMale

    Aidan Zammit is a musician from Sliema, Malta. He has lived in Italy since 1985....  more
  • Jon Courtenay Grimwood

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceValletta

    GenderMale

    Jon Courtenay Grimwood (born 1953 in Valletta, Malta) is a British science fiction and fantasy author. He writes also as Jonathan Grimwood (literary fiction) and Jack Grimwood (crime fiction and...  more
  • BirthplaceNaxxar, Malta

    GenderMale

    Edward Scicluna (born October 12, 1946 in Rabat, Malta) is an economist and Finance Minister of Malta. He is a Member of Parliament elected on behalf of the Maltese Labour Party....  more
  • Claudette Pace

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderFemale

    Claudette Buttigieg (née Pace, 8 February 1968) is a Maltese member of parliament and Deputy Speaker. She is a former TV presenter and former singer....  more
  • Katrine Camilleri

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderFemale

    Katrine Camilleri (born February 24, 1970) is a Maltese, lawyer and Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Malta. She is known for her work for boat refugees and was awarded the Nansen Refugee...  more
  • Clint Bajada

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Clint Bajada (born 24 June 1982 in Paola, Malta) is a television and radio personality. He hosted with success a variety of local shows including 'Coyotic', 'clint@nine', 'HappyDays', and...  more
  • James Stout

    Dec. at 76 (1910-1986)

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    James Stout (May 6, 1910 - August, 1986) was an American Hall of Fame thoroughbred horse racing jockey. Known as "Jimmy," he began working at a racetrack as a stable boy then in 1930 became a...  more
  • Francis Saviour Farrugia

    Francis Saviour Farrugia was a minor Maltese philosopher, doctor of law, and legislator. He specialised in jurisprudence....  more
  • Larry Attard

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Larry Attard (born December 31, 1951 in Malta) is a retired Hall of Fame Champion jockey and current horse trainer in Canadian Thoroughbred horse racing. Born into a Maltese family who emigrated to...  more
  • Christian Zahra

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Christian John Zahra (born 8 April 1973), Australian politician, was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives from October 1998 to October 2004, representing the...  more
  • Joe Camilleri

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Joseph Vincent Camilleri, (born 21 May 1948) aka Jo Jo Zep or Joey Vincent, is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician. Camilleri has recorded as a solo artist and as a member of Jo Jo Zep & The...  more
  • Eric Cole

    Dec. at 86 (1906-1992)

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Major-General Eric Stuart Cole, CB, CBE (10 February 1906 – 19 December 1992) was a senior British Army officer and telecommunications expert. He saw active service in the Second World War, with his...  more
  • BirthplacePietà, Malta

    GenderMale

    Lawrence Gonzi, (born 1 July 1953) is a Maltese politician, retired Nationalist politician and lawyer, who served for twenty-five years in various critical roles in Maltese politics. Gonzi was...  more
  • Paul Tisdale

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceValletta

    GenderMale

    Paul Robert Tisdale (born 14 January 1973) is an English professional football manager and former player who played as a midfielder. He is the manager of League One club Milton Keynes Dons. Tisdale...  more
  • Bjorn Kristensen

    Age: 27

    BirthplaceMalta

    GenderMale

    Bjorn Kristensen is a Maltese footballer who plays for the Hibernians FC....  more