Here's an extensive list of famous people from Tunisia, 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 Tunisia, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Tunisia 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 Tunisia, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.
The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Samir Bakaou and Riadh Bouazizi.
If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Tunisia?" or "Which celebrities were born in Tunisia?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Birthplace: La Goulette, TunisiaClaudia Cardinale (born 15 April 1938) is an Italian Tunisian film actress who appeared in... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaBertrand Delanoë (French: [bɛʁ.tʁɑ̃ də.la.no.e] (listen); born 30 May 1950) is a retired... more on Wikipedia
- Latifa or Lateefa is a feminine Arabic (لٓطِيفٓة) given name which means "gentle" or... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: TunisiaHend Sabry is a Tunisian actress. Recently she starred as "'Ola" in the comedic Arab... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sidi Bouzid, TunisiaTarek el-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi (Arabic: محمد البوعزيزي; 29 March 1984 – 4 January 2011) was... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: TunisiaAlbert Memmi (Arabic: ألبرت ميمي; born December 15, 1920) is a French writer and essayist of... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaMichel Boujenah (born 3 November 1952) is a French-Tunisian Jewish actor, comedian, film... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaIsabelle Doval is an actress, film director, and screenwriter.
Birthplace: Mahdia, TunisiaAmine Bannour is a Tunisian handball player.
Birthplace: Nabeul, TunisiaWael Jallouz is a Tunisian handball player.
Birthplace: TunisiaJosé Miguel García Ascot was a screenwriter.
Birthplace: Gabès, TunisiaZion Silvan Shalom (Hebrew: ציון סילבן שלום, born 4 August 1958) is an Israeli politician who... more on Wikipedia
Tarak Ben AmmarAge: 71
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaTarak Ben Ammar (Arabic: طارق بن عمّار) (born on June 12, 1949 in Tunis, Tunisia) is an... more on Wikipedia
Racha SoulaAge: 26
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaRacha Soula is a Tunisian rower. She competed in the single sculls race at the 2012 Summer... more on Wikipedia
Ghada HassineAge: 27
Birthplace: Sfax, TunisiaGhada Hassine is a weightlifter.
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaMahmoud Gharbi is a Tunisian handball player.
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaJaleleddine Touati is a Tunisian handball player, playing for Dunkerque. He competed for the... more on Wikipedia
Hamza NaggaAge: 30
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaHamza Nagga is a Tunisian volleyball player. He is 196 cm high and plays as opposite hitter.
Birthplace: Hammam-Lif, TunisiaFérid Boughedir (born 1944) is a Tunisian film director and screenwriter.
Raja AmariAge: 49
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaRaja Amari is a Tunisian film director.
Birthplace: Sousse, TunisiaAymen Toumi is a Tunisian handball player for HBC Nantes, French team in the LNH Division 1.... more on Wikipedia
Serge BramlyAge: 71
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaSerge Bramly (born 31 January 1949 in Tunis, Tunisia) is a French-language writer and essayist.
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaOussama Hosni is a Tunisian handball player.
Marc GicquelAge: 43
Birthplace: Tunis, TunisiaMarc Gicquel (born 30 March 1977) is a former professional male tennis player from France.
Mofida TlatliAge: 73
Birthplace: Sidi Bou Said, TunisiaMoufida Tlatli (Tunisian Arabic: مفيدة التلاتلي; born 1947) is a Tunisian film director. She... more on Wikipedia