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Famous People From Samoa

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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.
  • 1

    Fritz Lee

    Age: 32
    Fritz Lee is a Samoan rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is eighthman. He...  more
  • 2

    Mikaele Pesamino

    Age: 36
    Mikaele Pesamino (born 2 April 1984) is a rugby union player in the Samoa Sevens team. He was...  more
  • 3
    Tusi Tamasese is a Samoan New Zealander film director. He is of high chiefly descent, of the...  more
  • 4
    Albert Tuaopepe Wendt (born 27 August 1939) is a Samoan poet and writer who lives in New...  more
  • 5
    Alapati Leiua is a rugby union footballer who plays as a centre or wing for Wasps in the Aviva...  more
  • 6

    Toafitu Perive

    Age: 35
    Toafitu Perive is a Samoan weightlifter competing in the 77 kg category. He competed at the...  more
  • 7

    Olaf Keil

    Age: 86
    Olaf Keil was the founder and lead guitarist of New Zealand rock and roll group The Keil...  more
  • 8

    Iliafi Esera

    Iliafi Esera (Iliafi Talotusitusi Esera) is a Christian minister of the Assemblies of God...  more
  • 9

    Masada Iosefa

    Age: 32
    Masada Iosefa (born 26 January 1988) is a Samoan former professional rugby league footballer...  more
  • 10

    Hugo Wulf

    Hugo Wulf is a former rugby league player and father of rugby union player Rudi Wulf....
  • 11

    Samani Pulepule

    Dec. at 90 (1923-2013)
    Samani Pulepule (13 October 1923 – 4 June 2013), formally His Eminence and Most Reverend,...  more
  • 12

    Rudolph Berking-Williams

    Age: 42
    Rudolph Berking-Williams (born August 30, 1978) is a Samoan sprint canoer. He represented...  more
  • 13

    Noke Tago

    Age: 27
    Noke Tago is an American football defensive lineman for the Oregon State Beavers....
  • 14

    Eroni Clarke

    Age: 51
    Eroni Clarke (born 31 March 1969) is a New Zealand rugby union player who played for Auckland,...  more
  • 15

    Peewee Moke

    Age: 34
    Peewee Moke (born January 12, 1986 in Samoa) is a Samoan rugby league footballer who plays as...  more
  • 16

    Willie Talau

    Age: 44
    Viliamu (Willie) Talau (born 25 January 1976) is a former professional rugby league footballer...  more
  • 17

    Uale Mai

    Age: 42
    Uale Mai Vala (born July 20, 1978) is a retired rugby union player who played for the...  more
  • 18

    Semo Sititi

    Age: 46
    Semo Sititi (born 6 March 1974) is a rugby union footballer in Samoa. He was born in Motootua....  more
  • 19

    Aunese Curreen

    Age: 38
    Aunese Curreen is a Samoan middle distance runner, who specialized in the 800 metres. He is...  more
  • 20

    Leo Lafaiali'i

    Age: 46
    Leo Lafaiali'i (born 30 January 1974 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a Samoan rugby union...  more
  • 21

    To’o Vaega

    Age: 55
    To'o Vaega is a retired professional rugby union footballer, best known for his long career...  more
  • 22

    Fata Sini

    Age: 53
    Iefata "Fata" Sini (born December 24, 1966) is a Samoan rugby footballer who has played...  more
  • 23

    TJ Ioane

    Age: 31
    TJ Ioane is a Samoan rugby union player who plays as a flanker. Domestically, he represents...  more
  • 24

    Iosefa Maposua

    Age: 43
    Iosefa Maposua is an association footballer from Samoa. He plays as a defender and has played...  more
  • 25

    Casey Laulala

    Age: 38
    Casey Daniel Eti Laulala (born 3 May 1982) is a Samoan-born New Zealand former rugby union...  more