List of famous people from Norway, 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 Norway, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Norway 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 Norway, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.
A factual list, featuring people like Elin Lerum Boasson and Art Jorgens.If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Norway?" or "Which celebrities were born in Norway?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Birthplace: Oslo, NorwayJohn Fredriksen (born 10 May 1944) is a Norwegian-born oil tanker and shipping magnate, who... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tønsberg, NorwayMonica Hansen is a Norwegian model and the 1997 Miss Norway.
Birthplace: Skaugum, NorwayHarald V (Norwegian: [ˈhɑrɑl]; born 21 February 1937) is the King of Norway, having ascended... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Rikshospitalet, NorwayHaakon, Crown Prince of Norway (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈhoːkʊn]; Haakon Magnus; born 20... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Kongsberg, NorwaySilje Norendal is a professional snowboarder.
Birthplace: Kvinnherad, NorwayKristoffer Throndsen (c. 1500–1565), posthumously also with the family name Rustung, was a... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Trøgstad, NorwayLene Alexandra Øien (born 29 October 1981 in Trøgstad, Norway) is a Norwegian singer,... more on Wikipedia
Dina JewelAge: 42
Birthplace: Jessheim, Ullensaker, Norway
Birthplace: Gjøvik, NorwayOle Evinrude, born Ole Andreassen Aaslundeie (April 19, 1877 – July 12, 1934) was a... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tromsø, NorwayEwa Da Cruz (born Ewa Benedicte Övre Skulstad; July 9, 1976) also known as Ewa Skulstad or Ewa... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Stavanger, NorwayKathrine Sørland (born 25 March 1980) is a Norwegian fashion model, TV presenter and beauty... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sandnes, NorwayEli Landa, born 21 March 1984 in Sandnes, Norway, but now living in Stavanger, is a Norwegian... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Rena, NorwayAnne-Cath. Vestly (15 February 1920 – 15 December 2008) was a Norwegian author of children’s... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sør-Trøndelag, NorwayLisbet Nypan (née Elisabeth Pedersdotter Kulgrandstad) (circa 1610 – September 1670) was an... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Drammen, NorwayJohann Olav Koss, (born 29 October 1968) is a former speed skater from Norway. He won four... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Trondheim, NorwayRolf Bae (9 January 1975 – 1 August 2008) was a Norwegian Arctic adventurer and mountaineer.... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Oslo, NorwayMargarethe "Grethe" Cammermeyer (born March 24, 1942) served as a colonel in the Washington... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Gjøvik, NorwayGro Hammerseng-Edin (born 10 April 1980 in Gjøvik as Gro Hammerseng) is a Norwegian former... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Lillehammer, NorwayEdvald Boasson Hagen (born 17 May 1987) is a Norwegian professional road racing cyclist, who... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Kongsberg, NorwayMorten Harket (born 14 September 1959) is a Norwegian vocalist and musician, best known as the... more on Wikipedia
Mariella FrostrupAge: 57
Birthplace: Oslo, NorwayMariella Frostrup (born 12 November 1962) is a Norwegian-Scottish journalist and presenter,... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Oslo, NorwayKristin Clotilde Darnell (born as Kristin Clotilde Holby; November 9, 1951 in Oslo, Norway) is... more on Wikipedia
Diesel DahlAge: 61
Birthplace: Trondheim, NorwayMorten "Diesel" Dahl is the drummer and co-founder of the Norwegian hard rock band TNT. He... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: NorwayRagnhild Tollefsen Kåta (23 May 1873 – 12 February 1947) was the first deafblind person in... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Fetsund, NorwayJan Stenerud (, Norwegian: [ˈsteːnərʉːd]; born November 26, 1942) is a Norwegian-born former... more on Wikipedia