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Famous People Named Joaquin

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Joaquin there are? This list of celebrities named Joaquin includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Joaquins on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Joaquin, actors named Joaquin, and even athletes named Joaquin. Well-known Joaquins like Joaquin Phoenix, Joaquín Benoit, and Joaquín Sorolla are just the start of this list.
  • Joaquin Phoenix

    Television producer, Musician


    BirthplaceRío Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    Joaquin Rafael Phoenix (; né Bottom; born October 28, 1974) is an American actor, producer, and activist. For his work as an actor, Phoenix has received a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award and three...  more

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  • Joaquín Benoit

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceSantiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

    Joaquín Antonio Benoit Peña (born July 26, 1977) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He previously played for the Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays, Detroit...  more
  • AgeDec. at 60 (1863-1923)

    BirthplaceValencia, Spain

    Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (Spanish: [xoaˈkin soˈɾoʎa]) (27 February 1863 – 10 August 1923) was a Spanish painter. Sorolla excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes and monumental works of...  more

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  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Pianist, Musician

    AgeDec. at 97 (1901-1999)

    BirthplaceSagunto, Spain

    Joaquín Rodrigo Vidre, 1st Marquis of the Gardens of Aranjuez (Spanish: [xoaˈkin roˈðɾiɣo]; 22 November 1901 – 6 July 1999), was a Spanish composer and a virtuoso pianist. Rodrigo's music is among...  more
  • Joaquín Castro

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, USA

    Joaquin Castro (born September 16, 1974) is an American Democratic politician who has served in the United States House of Representatives for Texas's 20th congressional district since 2013. The...  more
  • Joaquín Árias

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    Joaquín Arias (born September 21, 1984) is a Dominican former professional baseball infielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers, New York Mets, and San Francisco Giants....  more
  • Joaquín Cortés

    Ballet, Dancer


    BirthplaceCórdoba, Spain

    Joaquín Pedraja Reyes , known professionally as Joaquin Cortés, (born 22 February 1969) is a Spanish classically trained ballet and flamenco dancer....  more
  • Age58

    BirthplaceTepic, Mexico

    Joaquín Cosío Figueroa is a Mexican actor....  more
  • Joaquín Balaguer

    Politician, Diplomat

    AgeDec. at 95 (1906-2002)

    BirthplaceBisonó, Dominican Republic

    Joaquín Antonio Balaguer Ricardo (1 September 1906 – 14 July 2002) was the President of the Dominican Republic who served three non-consecutive terms for that office from 1960 to 1962, 1966 to 1978,...  more
  • Age40

    BirthplaceEl Puerto de Santa María, Spain

    Joaquín Sánchez Rodríguez (Spanish pronunciation: [xoaˈkin ˈsantʃeθ roˈðɾiɣeθ]; born 21 July 1981), known simply as Joaquín, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for and captains Real Betis...  more
  • Joaquín Andújar

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceSan Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

    Joaquín Andújar (Spanish: [xoaˈkin anˈduxaɾ]; December 21, 1952 – September 8, 2015) was a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros,...  more
  • AgeDec. at 66 (1882-1949)

    BirthplaceSeville, Spain

    Joaquín Turina Pérez (9 December 1882 – 14 January 1949) was a Spanish composer of classical music....  more
  • Joaquín Capilla Pérez (December 23, 1928 – May 8, 2010), was a Mexican diver who won the largest number of Olympic medals among Mexican athletes. Together with his elder brother Alberto he competed...  more
  • Joaquín Almunia

    Politician, Economist


    BirthplaceBilbao, Spain

    Joaquín Almunia Amann (born 17 June 1948) is a Spanish politician and formerly, prominent member of the European Commission. During his tenure in the two Barroso Commissions, he was European...  more
  • Joaquín Garrido

    Poet, Actor


    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    Joaquín Garrido is an actor....  more
  • Joaquín Eufrasio Guzmán

    Politician, Military Officer


    BirthplaceCartago, Costa Rica

    Joaquín Eufrasio Guzmán (1801 – c. 1875) was a politician and briefly acting President of El Salvador on three occasions: from 25 October 1844 to 16 February 1845, from 25 April 1845 to 1 February...  more
  • Joaquín Larrivey



    BirthplaceGualeguay, Argentina

    Joaquín Oscar Larrivey (Spanish pronunciation: [xoaˈkin lariˈβei]; born 20 August 1984) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a centre forward for Cerro Porteño. He is nicknamed el Bati, for his...  more
  • AgeDec. at 55 (1862-1917)

    BirthplaceCalatayud, Spain

    Joaquín Dicenta Benedicto (Calatayud, February 3, 1862 – February 21, 1917) was a Spanish journalist, novelist, playwright and poet. His 1895 play Juan José was the second-most performed in the...  more
  • Joaquin Jesse Gage (born October 19, 1973) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender. Gage was selected in the fifth round of the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, 109th overall, by the Edmonton...  more
  • Joaquín del Olmo



    BirthplaceTampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico

    Joaquín Alberto del Olmo Blanco (born 20 April 1969 in Tampico) is a retired Mexican football midfielder and current consultant for Real Oviedo of Segunda División. A defensive midfielder who...  more
  • Joaquin Murrieta

    Joaquin Murrieta Carrillo (sometimes spelled Murieta or Murietta) (1829 – July 25, 1853), also called The Robin Hood of the West or the Robin Hood of El Dorado, was a Sonoran forty-niner, a vaquero...  more
  • Joaquín Oristrell

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceEurope, Catalonia, Province of Barcelona, Southern Europe, Spain

    Joaquín Oristrell (born 1953, in Barcelona) is a Spanish film director and screenwriter. He has written scripts to Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, Fernando Colomo and others directors before his film debut...  more
  • Joaquin Cociña

    Film Score Composer, Production Designer


    BirthplaceConcepción, Chile

    Joaquin Cociña is an actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, film editor, film score composer and production designer....  more
  • Age128

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    Joaquin Dicenta Jr. was a poet and playwright....  more
  • Joaquín Sabina



    BirthplaceÚbeda, Spain

    Joaquín Ramón Martínez Sabina (born 12 February 1949), known artistically simply as Joaquín Sabina, is a singer, songwriter, and poet from the Andalusia region of southern Spain. He has released...  more
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