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Famous People From Nepal

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

People on this list include Anuradha Koirala and Udit Narayan.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Nepal?" or "Which celebrities were born in Nepal?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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Namrata Shrestha is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Namrata Shrestha age 33
Namrata Shrestha is a Nepalese model and an actress. She is well known for her role in the romantic film Sano Sansar released in 2008, "Mero Euta Sathi Cha" and her appearance in music ...more
Queen Komal of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Queen Komal of Nepal age 68
Queen Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah is the Queen Consort of King Gyanendra of Nepal. She was the last Queen Consort of Nepal before the Monarchy was abolished on 28 May 2008.
Nisha Adhikari is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Nisha Adhikari age 32
Nisha Adhikari is a Nepalese actress, beauty queen, model, VJ and RJ. She is an actress well known for her role in the film First Love released in 2010 and her appearance in music videos. Before ...more
Biraj Maharjan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Biraj Maharjan age 28
Biraj Maharjan is a Nepalese footballer who plays for Three Star Club.
Raju Singh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Raju Singh
Bikash Malla is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Bikash Malla age 33
Bikash Malla is a Nepalese footballer who plays for Nepal Army Club.
Sher Bahadur Deuba is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Sher Bahadur Deuba age 72
Sher Bahadur Deuba is a Nepalese politician who was Prime Minister of Nepal from 1995 to 1997, from 2001 to 2002, and from 2004 to 2005. He is the second senior most leader of the Nepali ...more
Phurba Sherpa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Phurba Sherpa age 36
Phurba Sherpa, is a Filmmaker, Music Video Director, Television Director / Producer and Nepali singer whose most prominent album, Geet Ek Akshar Ko features the world's first ever one-letter ...more
Gyanendra of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Gyanendra of Nepal age 71
Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev was the King of Nepal from 2001 to 2008. As a child, he was also briefly king from 1950 to 1951, when his grandfather, Tribhuvan, was forced into exile in India ...more
Ani Choying Drolma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Ani Choying Drolma age 47
Ani Choying Drolma, also known as Choying Drolma and Ani Choying, is a Nepalese Buddhist nun and musician from the Nagi Gompa nunnery in Nepal. She is known in Nepal and throughout the world for ...more
Devu Thapa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Devu Thapa age 45
Devu Thapa is a Nepalese judoka, who played for the light middleweight category. At age thirty-four, Thapa made her official debut for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in ...more
Bikash Dali is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Bikash Dali age 38
Bikash Lal Dali is a Nepalese cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he played just once for the Nepal national cricket team, a first-class match against Malaysia in the 2004 ICC Intercontinental
Raju Khadka is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Raju Khadka age 43
Raju Khadka is a former Nepalese cricketer. All-rounder Raju is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He made his debut for Nepal against Bangladesh in September 1996. Raju ...more
Ram Raj Pant is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Ram Raj Pant age 99
Prof. Ram Raj Pant was a pioneering linguist of the Nepali language, literary writer and promoter of legal education in Nepal. In addition to publishing multiple volumes on Nepali linguistics, ...more
Ram Krishna Dhakal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Ram Krishna Dhakal age 44
Ram Krishna Dhakal is a pop, playback singer, actor and reality show judge from Nepal. He was discovered at an early age by Arjun Pokwal.
Paresh Lohani is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Paresh Lohani age 38
Paresh Prasad Lohani is a Nepalese cricketer. Paresh is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler. He made his debut for Nepal against United Arab Emirates in November 2000. He ...more
Sharad Vesawkar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Sharad Vesawkar age 30
Sharad Vesawkar is a Nepalese cricketer. He is a right-handed middle-order batsman and a right-arm off break bowler. He made his debut for Nepal against UAE in March 2004. He is currently the ...more
Deepa Panta is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Deepa Panta age 32
Deepa Panta is a contemporary Nepalese singer and record producer. She has sung in more than a hundred songs in her career of almost five years. Dilko Badala is one of her hit album. Her other ...more
Sabin Rai is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Sabin Rai age 45
Sabin Rai is a Nepali Singer and lyricist sometimes called the Bryan Adams of Nepal because of the voice match. His first successful single was "Komal Tyo Timro" from the album Saatha ...more
Sumi Khadka is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Sumi Khadka
Sumi Khadka is a Nepali Actress & a Nepali beauty queen. She was crowned Miss Nepal 1995
Pushpa Basnet is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Pushpa Basnet
Pushpa Basnet is a social worker and the Founder/President of Early Childhood Development Center and Butterfly Home, non-profit organizations, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Her organization works to ...more
Bimal Magar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Bimal Magar age 21
Bimal Gharti Magar is a Nepalese footballer who plays as a forward for the Nepal, Nepal U-17, and K.R.C. Genk youth team. Bimal was the product of Central ANFA Academy, which is controlled by ...more
Jayayakshya Malla is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Jayayakshya Malla
Jayayakshya Malla was a Malla Dynasty king of Nepal from around 1428 to 1482. He enlarged the boundaries of Nepal and developed infrastructure. He divided his lands among his sons, effectively ...more
Madhu Bhandari is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Madhu Bhandari age 30
Madhu Bhandari is a Finnish cricket player.
Kalidas Shrestha is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Kalidas Shrestha age 95
Kalidas Shrestha is a Nepalese artist, sculptor, social activist, and is the founding chairman of Kamala Memorial Community Service Center. He also founded Nepal Fine Arts College and was his ...more