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Famous People From Seychelles

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

List is made up of people like Allan Julie and Justin Etzin.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Seychelles?" or "Which celebrities were born in Seychelles?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Damon D'Oliveira is an actor and producer....  more
  • Boniface

    Age: 39
    Bruce Boniface, better known by his surname, Boniface is a singer-songwriter, vocal arranger and producer best known for his Top 40 hit "Cheeky", which peaked at number 25 on the UK Singles Chart....  more
  • Anthony Delpech

    Age: 51
    Anthony Delpech (born 10 February 1969 in the Seychelles) is a thoroughbred horse racing jockey who competes internationally. Delpech's family moved to Durban, South Africa when he was thirteen years...  more
  • Diana C. Zollicoffer

    Age: 43
    Diana C. Zollicoffer is an actor, film producer....
  • Allen Larue

    Age: 39
    Allen Larue is an association footballer from the Seychelles. He plays as a defender and has played for the Seychelles national football team, but currently plays for St Michel United FC in the...  more
  • James Michel

    Age: 76
    James Alix Michel, GCSK (born August 16, 1944) is a Seychellois politician who was President of Seychelles from 2004 to 2016. He previously served as Vice-President under his predecessor,...  more
  • Lissa Labiche

    Age: 27
    Lissa Labiche is Seychellois athlete competing in the high jump and heptathlon. In the Women's high jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics, she finished tied for 20th place and did not advance to the...  more
  • Aurelie Fanchette

    Age: 23
    Aurélie Fanchette is a Seychellois swimmer....  more
  • Dominic Dugasse

    Age: 35
    Dominic Dugasse is a Seychellois judoka who competed in the -100 kg event at 2012 Summer Olympics where he lost in the first round of the event to Henk Grol. He was the flag bearer for the Seychelles...  more
  • Shane Mangroo

    Age: 27
    Shane Christopher Mangroo is a Seychellois swimmer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 100 metre freestyle, finishing in 50th place overall in the heats, failing to qualify for the...  more
  • James Goddard

    Age: 37
    James Francis Goddard (born 30 March 1983) is a Seychelles-born British competitive swimmer and backstroker who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and European...  more
  • Andrique Allisop

    Age: 27
    Andrique Allisop is an athlete....  more
  • Tony Lespoir

    Age: 44
    Tony Lespoir (born September 1, 1976) is a Seychellois sprint canoer who has competed since the mid-2000s. At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, he was eliminated in the semifinals of the K-1 500 m...  more
  • Francis Chang-Sam

    Age: 72
    Francis Chang-Sam (born July 30, 1948) is a barrister-at-law of Gray's Inn of London, an attorney-at-law of the Supreme Court of Seychelles and Notary. He has been practicing law in the Seychelles...  more
  • France-Albert René

    Age: 84
    France-Albert René (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɑ̃salbɛʁ ʁəne]; 16 November 1935 – 27 February 2019) was a Seychellois politician who served as the second President of Seychelles from 1977 to 2004. He...  more
  • Jean-Yves Esparon

    Age: 26
    Jean-Yves Esparon is an athlete....  more
  • Rodney Govinden

    Age: 36
  • Georgie Cupidon

    Age: 38
    Georgie Winsley Cupidon (born November 10, 1981) is a male badminton player from Seychelles....  more
  • Dwayne Didon

    Age: 26
    Dwayne Benjamin Didon is a Seychellois swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events. At age thirteen, Didon became the youngest male swimmer at the 2008 Summer Olympics, representing the...  more
  • Juliette Ah-Wan

    Age: 39
    Juliette Chantal Ah-Wan (born 29 April 1981) is a badminton player from Seychelles. Born in Victoria, Seychelles, Ah-Wan debuted in 1995 at the age 0f 14. In 2007, she awarded as Sportslady of the...  more
  • Allan Julie

    Age: 43
    Allan Julie is a Laser sailor from the Seychelles. Julie is a four-time Olympian, and a gold medalist in the same sailing class at the 2011 All-Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique. Julie made his...  more
  • Justin Etzin

    Age: 42
  • Jones Joubert

    Age: 36
    Jones Joubert is a Seychellois soccer player who plays for The Lions....
  • Ronny Marengo

    Age: 30
    Ronny Marengo is a Seychellois soccer player who plays for Northern Dynamo....
  • Alex Nibourette

    Age: 36
    Alex Nibourette (born December 26, 1983) is a Seychellois football player. He is a striker on the Seychelles national football team. Nibourette helped Seychelles win the football tournament at the...  more