Famous People From Samoa

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

List ranges from Peewee Moke to Mils Muliaina and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Samoa?" or "Which celebrities were born in Samoa?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Fritz Lee
    Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Samoa
    Fritz Lee is a Samoan rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is eighthman. He plays for the Chiefs in Super Rugby and Counties Manukau Steelers in the ITM Cup. He captained Counties ...more
  • Mikaele Pesamino

    Mikaele Pesamino

    Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Vailele, Samoa
    Mikaele Pesamino (born 2 April 1984) is a rugby union player in the Samoa Sevens team. He was the highest point scorer in the 2009–2010 IRB Sevens World Series helping his country in securing their ...more
    • Birthplace: Samoa
    Tusi Tamasese is a Samoan New Zealander film director. He is of high chiefly descent, of the Tupua Tamasese lineage. He came to New Zealand at the age of 18 with the intention to go to university, ...more
    • Birthplace: Apia, Samoa
    Albert Tuaopepe Wendt (born 27 August 1939) is a Samoan poet and writer who lives in New Zealand. Among his works is Leaves of the Banyan Tree, published in 1979.
    • Birthplace: Samoa
    Alapati Leiua is a rugby union footballer who plays as a centre or wing for Wasps in the Aviva Premiership and the internationally for Samoa. On 29 April 2014, Leiua moves to England as he signed for ...more
  • Toafitu Perive

    Toafitu Perive

    Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Afega, Samoa
    Toafitu Perive is a Samoan weightlifter competing in the 77 kg category. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics finishing at #11.