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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.
Babu Chiri Sherpa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Dec. at 36 (1965-2001)
Babu Chiri Sherpa was a Sherpa mountaineer from Nepal. He was a legendary guide who reached the summit of Mount Everest ten times. He held 2 world records on Everest. He spent 21 hours on the ...more
Birendra of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Dec. at 56 (1945-2001)
Birendra Bir Bikram Shah was the 11th King of Nepal and a South Asian statesman. The eldest son of King Mahendra, whom he succeeded in 1972, he reigned until his death in the 2001 Nepalese royal ...more
Anil Mandal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Nepal
age 28
Anil Mandal is a Nepali cricketer.
Thubten Zopa Rinpoche is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Thubten Zopa Rinpoche age 74
Thubten Zopa Rinpoche is a Nepalese lama from the Solu Khumbu valley, the entryway to Mount Everest. Early in life, he was recognized as the reincarnation of the Lawudo Lama Kunzang Yeshe, from ...more
Udit Narayan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Nepal
age 63
Udit Narayan Jha is a Nepali playback singer whose songs have been featured mainly in Nepali and Hindi movies. He has won three National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards. In 2001, he was ...more
Dipendra of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Dec. at 30 (1971-2001)
Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev was the thirteenth King of Nepal. He reigned from 1 to 3 June 2001 whilst in a coma following an incident in which he fatally shot his father and other family
Amisha Basnet is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Nepal
age 37
Amisha Basnet is a Nepali model, dancer and actress who works in Nepali films and television as well as music video. Amisha Basnet has worked in Nepali serials and cinema. She is also a cultural ...more
Annabel Miguelena is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Annabel Miguelena age 34
Annabel Miguelena was born in Chitré in 1984. She is a Panamanian writer, actress and lawyer. Has published "Amo tus pies mugrientos", "Punto final" and "Pedacito ...more
Chandra Sawad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Nepal
age 29
Chandra Sawad is a Nepalese cricketer. Sawad is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He made his debut for Nepal against Hong Kong in March 2012. He represents the ...more
Shiva Shankar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Dec. at 72 (1932-2004)
Shiva Shankar Manandhar was a singer, music composer of Nepali songs and the chief actor in the first Nepali movie, Aama. For nearly a half century beginning from 1950 to late 1990, his name has ...more
Tribhuvan of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Tribhuvan of Nepal Dec. at 49 (1906-1955)
Tribhuwan Bir Bikram Shah., was King of Nepal from 11 December 1911 until his death. Born in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, he ascended to the throne at the age of five, upon the death of ...more
Ram Baran Yadav is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Ram Baran Yadav age 71
Ram Baran Yadav is a Nepali politician and physician. He is the first Madhesi people to hold the office who has been President of Nepal since 2008. Previously he served as Minister of Health ...more
Sanjam Regmi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Sanjam Regmi age 36
Sanjam Regmi is a Nepalese cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler. He made his debut for Nepal against Germany in July 2001. He represents the Colors X-Factors ...more
Madhav Kumar Nepal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Madhav Kumar Nepal age 65
Madhav Kumar Nepal is a Nepali politician who was Prime Minister of Nepal from May 25, 2009 until February 6, 2011. Nepal announced his resignation as Prime Minister on June 30, 2010. He was ...more
Ek Nath Dhakal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Ek Nath Dhakal age 44
Ek Nath Dhakal is a Nepalese politician, belonging to the Nepal Pariwar Dal, and a leader of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification. He is the head of the Nepal chapter of the ...more
Paras, Crown Prince of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Paras, Crown Prince of Nepal age 47
Paras Bir Bikram Shah Dev, former Crown Prince of Nepal was the heir apparent to the throne of Nepal from 2001 until the abolition of the monarchy by the Interim Constituent Assembly in 2008 ...more
Ram Jethmalani is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Ram Jethmalani age 95
Ram Jethmalani born 14 September 1923, is an Indian lawyer and politician. He has served as India's Union Law Minister and as Chairman of Bar Council of India. He has represented a sweep of ...more
Gyanendra Malla is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Nepal
age 28
Gyanendra Malla is a Nepalese cricketer, who is the current vice-captain of the Nepal national cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional wicket-keeper. He made his debut for ...more
Amrit Bhattarai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Nepal
age 28
Amrit Bhattarai is a Nepalese cricketer. Amrit is a left-handed batsman and a left-arm medium-fast bowler. He made his debut for Nepal against Hong Kong in October 2006. He currently holds the ...more
Paras Khadka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Nepal
age 31
Paras Khadka is a Nepalese cricketer, who is the current captain of the Nepal national cricket team. All-rounder Paras is a right-handed batsman, a right-arm medium-fast bowler, and an ...more
Jal Shah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Jal Shah age 67
Jal Shah is a Nepali actress who was popular during the late 1990s. She currently stays in USA with her family. She used to be very popular actress when she was acting in Nepali movies. She ...more
Mahabir Pun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Mahabir Pun
Mahabir Pun is a Nepalese teacher known for his extensive work in applying wireless technologies to develop remote areas of the Himalayas, also known as the Nepal Wireless Networking Project. He ...more
Sanduk Ruit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Sanduk Ruit age 64
Dr. Sanduk Ruit is an award-winning Nepali eye surgeon whose small-incision cataract surgery, which utilizes inexpensive intraocular lenses, has enabled hundreds of thousands of poor cataract ...more
Sanju Pradhan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Sanju Pradhan age 29
Sanju Pradhan is an Indian footballer who plays as a winger for Salgaocar. Pradhan is considered one of the brightest players coming up into the seniors levels of professional football. Pradhan ...more
Vasistha Narayan Singh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Nepal
Vasistha Narayan Singh