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

Examples of people on this list include Chantavit Dhanasevi and Chakrit Yamnam.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Thailand?" or "Which celebrities were born in Thailand?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Tatchakorn Yeerum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 43
Japanom Yeerum, formerly Tatchakorn Yeerum or Phanom Yeerum, better known internationally as Tony Jaa, in Thailand as Jaa Phanom, is a Thai martial artist, physical educator, actor, action ...more

Apichatpong Weerasethakul is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 48
Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul is a Thai independent film director, screenwriter, and film producer. His feature films include Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, winner of ...more

Sirivannavari Nariratana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 32
Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana is a princess of Thailand and the only daughter of Crown Prince Maha Vajralongkorn and Sujarinee Vivacharawongse.

Yasmin Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 35
Yasmin Lee is an American transsexual pornographic film actress and model. Lee is of Thai, Cambodian, Chinese, and Brazilian heritage. Her family moved from Thailand to the Philippines before ...more

Kohtee Aramboy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 38
Koti Aramboy is an actor and film director.

Parinya Charoenphol is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 37
Parinya Charoenphol, nicknamed Toom, also known by the stage name Parinya Kiatbusaba and the colloquial name Nong Toom, is a Thai boxer, former Muay Thai champion, model and actress. She is a

Rhatha Phongam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 35
Rhatha Phongam, nickname Ying, is an actress and singer from Thailand who is best known to western audiences for starring in the 2013 art house crime thriller film Only God Forgives

Thakoon Panichgul is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 45
Thakoon Panichgul is a Thai-American fashion designer.

Thanom Kittikachorn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Thailand
Dec. at 93 (1911-2004)
Field Marshal Thanom Kittikachorn was a military dictator of Thailand. A staunch anti-Communist, Thanom oversaw a decade of military rule in Thailand from 1963 to 1973, until public protests ...more

Bunyawan Pongsuwan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Thailand
Bunyawan Pongsuwan age 51
Bunyawan Pongsuwan is an actor.

Chantavit Dhanasevi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 35
Chantavit Dhanasevi is a Thai model, actor and screen writer. He is best known for his lead role in the 2010 film Hello Stranger and 2012 film ATM: Er Rak Error.

Pongsatorn Jongwilas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Thailand
Pongsatorn Jongwilas age 36
Pongsatorn Jongwilak is an actor, TV host and disc jockey.

James Ma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Thailand
James Ma age 25
James Assarasakorn known by his stage name James Ma is a half-Thai-half-Hong Kong actor and model. Ma currently attends Assumption University and made his acting debut in 2013.

Anand Panyarachun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 86
Anand Panyarachun was Thailand's Prime Minister twice, between 1991–1992 and once again in 1992. He was effective in initiating economic and political reforms, one of which was the drafting of ...more

Rattapoom Toekongsap is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Thailand
Rattapoom Toekongsap age 34
Rattapoom Toekongsap is Thai actor,singer, and model.

Pachrapa Chaichua is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 40
Patchrapa Chaichua, or nickname Aum, is a Thai actress. She entered the entertainment industry in 1997 after she won a beauty and talent contest called HACKS. The TV series that put Aum ...more

Chalida Vijitvongthong is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 25
Chalida Vijitvongthong is a Thai actress and model.

Mongkut is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Thailand
Mongkut Dec. at 64 (1804-1868)
Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha Mongkut Phra Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua, or Rama IV, known in English-speaking countries as King Mongkut, was the fourth monarch of Siam under the House of ...more

Ajahn Chah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Thailand
Ajahn Chah Dec. at 74 (1918-1992)
Chah Subhaddo was an influential teacher of the Buddhadhamma and a founder of two major monasteries in the Thai Forest Tradition. Respected and loved in his own country as a man of great wisdom, ...more

Paula Taylor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 36
Paula Taylor is a Thai actress, model and presenter.

Dhanin Chearavanont is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Thailand

Mun Bhuridatta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Thailand
Dec. at 79 (1870-1949)
Ajahn Mun Bhuridatta Thera, 1870–1949, was a Thai Buddhist monk of Lao descent who is credited, along with his mentor, Phra Ajahn Sao Kantasilo Mahathera, with establishing the Thai Forest ...more

Matt Sharp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 49
Matthew Kelly Sharp is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer. He is best known as a founding member and former bassist of the alternative rock band Weezer. In 1994, ...more

Khaosai Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 59
Khaosai Galaxy is a former professional Thai super flyweight boxer and Muaythai kickboxer. Khaosai defended his WBA world title 19 times in seven years, winning 16 of his title fights by ...more

Joey Boy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Thailand
age 43
Joey Boy or Apisit Opasaimlikit is a Thai hip hop singer and producer.