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

List people include Chucho Ramos, Sebastian Gutierrez and more.

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

Hugo Chávez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Hugo Chávez Died at 59 (1954-2013) Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was a Venezuelan politician and the President of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. He was the leader of the Fifth Republic Movement from its ...more

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Dayana Mendoza is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Dayana Mendoza age 30 Dayana Sabrina Mendoza Moncada is a Venezuelan actress, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 2008. She previously won Miss Venezuela 2007 on September 13, 2007 in Caracas.

Antonio José de Sucre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Antonio José de Sucre Died at 35 (1795-1830) Antonio José de Sucre y Alcalá, known as the "Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho", was a Venezuelan independence leader. Sucre was one of Simón Bolívar's closest ...more

Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Miguel Cabrera age 33 José Miguel Cabrera Torres, commonly known as Miguel Cabrera and nicknamed "Miggy", is a Venezuelan professional baseball first baseman who plays for the Detroit Tigers of Major ...more

Aída Yéspica is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Aída Yéspica age 34 Aída María Yéspica Jaime is a Venezuelan television personality, model, and former beauty pageant contestant.

Simón Bolívar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Simón Bolívar Died at 47 (1783-1830) Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios Ponte y Blanco, commonly known as Simón Bolívar, was a Venezuelan statesman and military ...more

Rita Verreos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Rita Verreos age 48 Rita Rosina Verreos is a Latin American beauty pageant coach, model, actress, and former reality television contestant.

Reynaldo Hahn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Reynaldo Hahn Died at 73 (1874-1947) Reynaldo Hahn was a Venezuelan, naturalised French, composer, conductor, music critic, diarist, theatre director, and salon singer. Best known as a composer of songs, he wrote in the French ...more

Gabriela Vergara is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Gabriela Vergara age 42 Gabriela Vergara Aranguren is an actress and model. She is best known as the 3rd runner-up in Miss Venezuela 1996. In 1997, she started acting in many telenovelas like Destino de Mujer as ...more

Francys Sudnicka is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Francys Sudnicka age 37 Francys Mayela Sudnicka is a Venezuelan model of Polish ancestry. She was born in the city of Valencia, Venezuela and lived in Poland until her adolescence. She then moved back to Valencia, ...more

Alicia Machado is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Alicia Machado age 40 Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo is a Venezuelan actress, TV Host, singer and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 1996. She was the fourth woman from Venezuela to be named Miss Universe.

Christina Dieckmann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Christina Dieckmann age 39 Christina Dieckmann Jiménez is a Venezuelan model, actress, who participated in Miss Venezuela 1997 where she won a chance to go to Miss World. She then became a model and has worked for ...more

Félix Hernández is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Félix Hernández age 30 Félix Abraham Hernández García, nicknamed "King Félix", is a Venezuelan professional baseball starting pitcher for the Seattle Mariners of Major League ...more

Gabriella Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Gabriella Ferrari age 26 Gabriella Ferrari Peirano is a Venezuelan beauty pageant titleholder. At the Miss Venezuela 2011 pageant she placed 2nd to Irene Esser, earning the title Miss Venezuela Mundo. She represented ...more

Jessica de Abreu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Jessica de Abreu age 26 Jéssica de Abreu Faría is a Venezuelan model and beauty pageant titleholder. She was born in Caracas, Venezuela on April 10, 1990. She represented Apure state in the 2007 Miss

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Vanessa Peretti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Vanessa Peretti age 31 Vanessa Jackeline Gómez Peretti is a model and Miss Venezuela International 2006. She is 1.80 m tall. Peretti was the first deaf woman to compete in the Miss Venezuela pageant, when she ...more

María de Luz Da Silva is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
María de Luz Da Silva age 26 María De Luz Da Silva Dos Santos, is a modelo and a pageant titleholder who was represented Mérida state in the Miss Venezuela 2009 pageant on September 24, 2009, and placed in the ...more

Andrea Milroy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Andrea Milroy age 33 Andrea María Milroy Díaz is a pageant titleholder, was born in Caracas, Venezuela on April 4, 1984. She was the official representative of Venezuela to the Miss World 2004 pageant ...more

Sara Angelini is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Sara Angelini age 30 Sara Johanna Angelini Giacche is a model and pageant titleholder. She was represented the Yaracuy state in the Miss Venezuela 2006 pageant, on September 14, 2006. Angelini competed in the Sambil ...more

Irene Esser is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Irene Esser age 25 Irene Sofía Esser Quintero is a Venezuelan actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Venezuela 2011. Esser grew up in Río Caribe, Sucre, Venezuela. She ...more

Osmariel Villalobos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Osmariel Villalobos age 28 Osmariel Maholi Villalobos Atencio is a Venezuelan TV show host, model and Venezuelan beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Earth Venezuela in 2011. She represented Venezuela in Miss ...more

Aymar Aristiguieta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Aymar Aristiguieta age 33 Aymar Aristiguieta is a model and pageant titleholder, born in Valencia, Venezuela on November, 1983, and grew up in Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Aristiguieta was represented the Lara state in the ...more

José Castillo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
José Castillo age 36 José Castillo is a Venezuelan professional baseball infielder for the Olmecas de Tabasco of the Mexican League. He has also played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, ...more

Dave Concepción is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Dave Concepción age 68 David Ismael "Dave" Concepción Benitez, is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball. In 2007 the Cincinnati Reds retired jersey number 13 in honor of Concepción's

Keidy Moreno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Keidy Moreno age 33 Keidy Zoraida Moreno Marín is a Venezuelan model.

Daniela Morales is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Daniela Morales age 28 Daniela del Carmen Morales Verde, is a model and a pageant titleholder who was represented Sucre state in the Miss Venezuela 2009 pageant on September 24, 2009. She is a Telecommunications ...more

Valentina Patruno is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Valentina Patruno age 34 Valentina Patruno Macero she was born in Caracas, Venezuela on September 6, 1982. She was the official representative of Venezuela to the Miss World 2003 pageant held in Sanya, China in December ...more

Andreína Castro is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Andreína Castro age 25 Andreína Vanessa Castro Martínez is an Venezuelan beauty queen and model born in Maracay, Venezuela on July 16, 1991. She was the winner of the Teen Model Venezuela 2007 pageant ...more

Andreína Gomes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Andreína Gomes age 30 Andreína Gomes Cornejo, is a pageant titleholder, born in Caracas, Venezuela on August 17, 1986. She was the official winner of the Miss Tourism Planet 2008 pageant held in Thessaloniki, ...more

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Blanca Aljibes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Blanca Aljibes age 28 Blanca Cristina Aljibes Gallardo is a Venezuelan beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Venezuela International in 2011. She competed in the Miss International 2012 beauty pageant, on ...more

Adriana Vasini is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Adriana Vasini age 29 Adriana Cristina Vasini Sánchez, is a Venezuelan beauty queen and fashion model who won the titles of Miss World Venezuela 2009 and Reina Hispanoamericana 2009. She represented Venezuela ...more

Sabrina Salvador is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Sabrina Salvador age 36 Sabrina Salvador is a Venezuelan TV Presenter, and fashion model. She was born in the northeastern state of Anzoátegui. She currently hosts Estilo Sony for Sony Entertainment Television ...more

Maritza Sayalero is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Maritza Sayalero age 56 Maritza Sayalero is a Venezuelan beauty queen and businesswoman. In 1979 She was crowned both Miss Venezuela and Miss Universe, the first woman from Venezuela to win this title. She is married ...more

Baruj Benacerraf is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Baruj Benacerraf Died at 91 (1920-2011) Baruj Benacerraf was a Venezuelan-born American immunologist, who shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the "discovery of the major histocompatibility complex genes ...more

Alejandro Chabán is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Venezuela

Néstor Chávez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Néstor Chávez Died at 22 (1947-1969) Néstor Isaías Chávez Silva was a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played for the San Francisco Giants. Chávez was born on July 6, 1947 in ...more

Carlos Delgado Chalbaud is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Carlos Delgado Chalbaud Died at 41 (1909-1950) Carlos Román Delgado Chalbaud Gómez was a Venezuelan career military officer, and as leader of a military junta was President of Venezuela from 1948 to 1950. By 1945 he was a ...more

Ozzie Guillén is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Ozzie Guillén age 53 Oswaldo José "Ozzie" Guillén Barrios is a Venezuelan former professional baseball player and manager. He played in Major League Baseball as a shortstop for 16 seasons, ...more

Jesús Montero is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Jesús Montero age 27 Jesús Alejandro Montero Lopez is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher and first baseman for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. He debuted in MLB with the New York ...more

Omar Vizquel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Omar Vizquel age 49 Omar Enrique Vizquel González, nicknamed "Little O", is a Venezuelan former Major League Baseball infielder. Vizquel played for the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, San ...more

Juan Vicente Gómez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Juan Vicente Gómez Died at 78 (1857-1935) Juan Vicente Gómez Chacón was a military general and de facto ruler of Venezuela from 1908 until his death in 1935. He was president on three occasions during this time, and ruled ...more

Johan Santana is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Johan Santana age 38 Johan Alexander Santana Araque is a Venezuelan professional baseball starting pitcher in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. Santana has pitched in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins ...more

Victoria Lanz is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Victoria Lanz age 36

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Andres Levin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Andres Levin Andrés Levin is a Venezuelan-born American record producer, band leader, film maker, recording engineer and philanthropist. Levin won a Grammy award in 2009 for his production of the In ...more

Andrés Galarraga is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Andrés Galarraga age 55 Andrés José Padovani Galarraga is a former Major League Baseball first baseman who played for the Montreal Expos, St. Louis Cardinals, Colorado Rockies, Atlanta Braves, Texas ...more

Ivian Sarcos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Ivian Sarcos age 27 Ivian Sarcos is a Venezuelan model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 2011 on November 6, 2011 in London, United Kingdom. Sarcos is the sixth woman from Venezuela to win Miss World and ...more

Magglio Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Magglio Ordóñez age 43 Magglio José Ordóñez Delgado is a retired Venezuelan Major League Baseball right fielder. He played for the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers. Ordóñez is 5 ...more

Melvin Mora is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Melvin Mora age 45 Melvin Mora is a Venezuelan former professional baseball infielder in Major League Baseball. He played for the New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. From ...more

Manuel Blum is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Manuel Blum age 78 Manuel Blum is a Venezuelan computer scientist who received the Turing Award in 1995 "In recognition of his contributions to the foundations of computational complexity theory and its ...more

Henderson Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Venezuela
Henderson Álvarez age 26 Henderson Javier Álvarez is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball. Álvarez played in MLB for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011 and ...more