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Famous People From Mexico City

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

List contains people like Jesús Adolfo García-Saínz and Carlos Villatoro.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Mexico City?" or "Which celebrities were born in Mexico City?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Ricardo Montalbán is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Dec. at 89 (1920-2009)
Ricardo Montalbán was an actor.
Carlos Slim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 79
Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. Known as the "Warren Buffett of ...more
Diego Luna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Diego Luna age 36
Diego Luna Alexander is a Mexican actor known for his childhood telenovela work, a starring role in the film Y tu mamá también and supporting roles in American films, including ...more
Camila Sodi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 32
Camila Sodi is a Mexican singer, actress and model. She is the niece of actress and singer Thalía and part of the Sodi family.
Mario Van Peebles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 62
Mario Van Peebles is an American film director and actor best known for directing New Jack City in 1991. He is the son of film-maker Melvin Van Peebles.
Diego Boneta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 25
Diego Andrés González Boneta is a Mexican singer and actor. He is best known for playing Rocco in the Mexican soap opera Rebelde and Javier on CW's 90210. He recorded his ...more
Lupita Nyong'o is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 35
Lupita Nyong'o is a Mexican-Kenyan actress and film director. She was born in Mexico, but was raised in Kenya. She attended college in the United States, earning a Bachelor's degree in film and ...more
Anahí is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 35
Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla, known mononymously as Anahí, is a Mexican singer-songwriter and actress. She is best known for starring in Alondra, Mujeres Engañadas, Primer ...more
Xavier Villaurrutia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Dec. at 47 (1903-1950)
Xavier Villaurrutia y González was a Mexican poet and playwright whose most famous works are the short theatrical dramas called Autos profanos, compiled in the work Poesía y teatro ...more
Nena von Schlebrügge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 78
Birgitte Caroline "Nena" von Schlebrügge is a former fashion model of the 1950s and 1960s. She is now the managing director of Menla Mountain Retreat.
Patricia Manterola is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 46
Patricia Manterola is a Mexican singer, actress, model, and fashion designer born in Mexico City.
Alejandro González Iñárritu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 55
Alejando G. Iñárritu is a film director.
Katy Jurado is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Died at 78 (1924-2002)
Katy Jurado, was a Mexican actress who had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood. Jurado had already established herself as an actress in Mexico in the 1940s when she came to ...more
Ted Taylor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Dec. at 79 (1925-2004)
Theodore Brewster Taylor was a Mexican-born, American theoretical physicist and prominent nuclear weapon designer who later in life became a nuclear disarmament advocate.
Fernando Cámara is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 67
Fernando Cámara is a film producer.
Eugenia Cauduro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 51
Eugenia Cauduro is a Mexican actress and model. The daughter of Ernesto Cauduro and Silvia Rodríguez, and sister of Adriana Cauduro, Eugenia participated in ballet as a child. She began ...more
Ana Alicia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 59
Ana Alicia is an American actress. She is best known for her role as scheming heiress Melissa Agretti on the long-running primetime soap opera Falcon Crest.
Ivonne Montero is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 41
Ivonne Montero is a Mexican actress and model. She is best known for playing the leading role in ¡Anita, no te rajes! in 2004.
Adela Noriega is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 49
Adela Amalia Noriega Méndez, better known as Adela Noriega, is a Mexican actress. Noriega came to prominence as a teenager, starring in teen-oriented coming-of-age telenovelas in the late ...more
Salvador Novo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Dec. at 70 (1904-1974)
Salvador Novo López was a Mexican writer, poet, playwright, translator, television presenter, entrepreneur, and the official chronicler of Mexico City. As a noted intellectual, he ...more
Mona Rico is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Dec. at 87 (1907-1994)
Mona Rico was a Mexican-born American actress. Her films include Eternal Love, Shanghai Lady, A Devil With Women and Zorro Rides Again.
Emmanuel Lubezki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 55
Emmanuel Lubezki Morgenstern, A.S.C., A.M.C., better known as Emmanuel Lubezki, is a Mexican cinematographer. He sometimes goes by the name Chivo, which means goat. He won consecutive Academy ...more
Fernando Martinez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Dec. at 89 (1921-2010)
Fernando Martínez was a film and television editor.
Alejandro Fernández is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
age 47
Alejandro Fernández Abarca is a Mexican singer. Nicknamed as "El Potrillo" by the media and his fans, he has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Alejandro is the son of the ...more
Pedro Armendáriz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Mexico City
Died at 51 (1912-1963)
Pedro Armendáriz, born Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings, was a Mexican film actor who made films in both Mexico and the United States. With Dolores del Río and ...more