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Famous People Named Jorge

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Jorge are out there? This list of celebrities named Jorge will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Jorges below include actors named Jorge and athletes named Jorge, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Jorge who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Jorges below include Jorge Posada, Jorge Luis Borges, and Jorge Rafael Videla.
  • Jorge Posada

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceSanturce, Puerto Rico

    Jorge Rafael Posada Villeta (born August 17, 1971) is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball catcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees. Posada...  more

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  • Jorge Luis Borges

    Librarian, Poet

    AgeDec. at 86 (1899-1986)

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (; Spanish: [ˈboɾxes] (listen); 24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986) was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in...  more

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  • Jorge Rafael Videla

    Politician, Military Officer

    AgeDec. at 87 (1925-2013)

    BirthplaceMercedes, Argentina

    Jorge Rafael Videla (; Spanish: [ˈxoɾxe rafaˈel biˈðela]; August 2, 1925 – May 17, 2013) was a senior commander in the Argentine Army and dictator of Argentina from 1976 to 1981. He came to power in...  more
  • Jorge Campos Navarrete (born 15 October 1966) is a retired Mexican footballer, who played as a goalkeeper and striker. A notable player of Mexico in the 1990s and early 2000s, Campos was an eccentric...  more

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  • Jorge de la Rosa

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceMonterrey, Mexico

    Jorge Alberto de la Rosa Gonzalez (born April 5, 1981) is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas...  more
  • Age65

    BirthplaceLas Parejas, Argentina

    Jorge Alberto Francisco Valdano Castellanos (born 4 October 1955) is an Argentine former footballer, coach and the former general manager of Real Madrid. He was born in Las Parejas, Santa Fe...  more
  • Jorge Bolet

    Pianist, Music pedagogue

    AgeDec. at 75 (1914-1990)

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    Jorge Bolet (November 15, 1914 – October 16, 1990) was a Cuban-born American virtuoso pianist and teacher. Among his teachers were Leopold Godowsky, and Moriz Rosenthal – the latter an outstanding...  more
  • Jorge Garcia

    Comedian, Actor


    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, USA

    Jorge Garcia (born April 28, 1973) is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker, but is probably best known...  more

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  • AgeDec. at 45 (1903-1948)

    BirthplaceBogotá, Colombia

    Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala (January 23, 1903 – April 9, 1948) was a politician, a leader of a socialist movement in Colombia, a former Education Minister (1940) and Labor Minister (1943–1944), mayor...  more
  • Jorge González

    Basketball player, Wrestler

    AgeDec. at 44 (1966-2010)

    BirthplaceEl Colorado

    Jorge González (January 31, 1966 – September 22, 2010) was an Argentine basketball player, professional wrestler and actor, better known for his appearances in World Championship Wrestling under the...  more
  • Jorge Soler

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    Jorge Carlos Soler Castillo (born February 25, 1992) is a Cuban-born professional baseball outfielder for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Soler played for the Cuban national...  more
  • Jorge Sampaio

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal

    Jorge Fernando Branco de Sampaio, GColTE, GCIH, GColL (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʒɔɾʒ(ɨ) sɐ̃ˈpaju] (listen)) (born 18 September 1939) is a Portuguese lawyer and politician who was the 18th...  more
  • Jorge Paulo Lemann



    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Jorge Paulo Lemann (born August 26, 1939) is a Swiss Brazilian businessman. As of June 2019, Lemann was ranked as the 36th richest person in the world by Bloomberg, with an estimated net worth of...  more
  • Jorge Arce

    Professional Boxer


    BirthplaceLos Mochis, Mexico

    Jorge Armando Arce Armenta (; born July 27, 1979), best known as Jorge Arce, is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1996 to 2014. He is a multiple-time world champion, and the...  more
  • Jorge Lorenzo

    Motorcycle Racer


    BirthplacePalma, Majorca, Spain

    Jorge Lorenzo Guerrero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxoɾxe loˈɾenθo ɣeˈreɾo]; born 4 May 1987) is a professional Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He is the 2006 and 2007 250cc World Champion,...  more
  • Jorge Ben Jor

    Film Score Composer, Musician


    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, Rio de Janeiro, South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

    Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes (born March 22, 1942), is a Brazilian popular musician, performing under the stage name Jorge Ben Jor since the 1980s, though commonly known by his former stage name Jorge...  more
  • Jorge Carpio Nicolle (October 24, 1932 – July 3, 1993) was a prominent Guatemalan politician and newspaper publisher. He was the founder of the Unión del Centro Nacional (National Centrist Union, or...  more
  • Jorge Montesi

    Television director, Actor


    BirthplacePuente Alto, Chile

    Jorge Montesi is a film and television director and actor....  more
  • Jorge Cantú

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceMcAllen, Texas

    Jorge Luís Cantú Guzmán (born January 30, 1982) is an American-born Mexican professional baseball infielder for the Diablos Rojos del México of the Mexican League. He played in Major League Baseball...  more
  • Jorge Amado

    Poet, Professor

    AgeDec. at 88 (1912-2001)

    BirthplaceItabuna, Brazil

    Jorge Leal Amado de Faria (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈʒɔʁʒi lɛˈaw ɐˈmadu dʒi fɐˈɾi.ɐ], 10 August 1912 – 6 August 2001) was a Brazilian writer of the modernist school. He remains the best known of modern...  more

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  • Jorge Orta

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceMazatlán, Mexico

    Jorge Orta Núñez (born November 26, 1950) is a Mexican former professional baseball second baseman and outfielder. He played fifteen seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1972 to 1987 for the...  more
  • Jorge Costa

    Coach, Footballer


    BirthplacePorto, Portugal

    Jorge Paulo Costa Almeida (born 14 October 1971), known as Costa, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a central defender, and is the manager of Indian club Mumbai City FC. Nicknamed...  more

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  • Jorge González

    Singer-songwriter, Composer


    BirthplaceSan Miguel, Chile, Chile

    Jorge Humberto González Ríos (born 6 December 1964) is a famous Chilean singer, who's best known for being the leader, vocalist, writer and bassist of the band "Los Prisioneros", considered by many...  more
  • Jorge Luke

    Musician, Actor

    AgeDec. at 70 (1942-2012)

    BirthplaceMexico, Mexico City

    Jorge Luke was an actor and musician....  more
  • Jorge Masvidal (born November 12, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's welterweight division. A professional since 2003, he has also competed for Bellator,...  more

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