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Famous People Named Maya 

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Maya there are? This list of celebrities named Maya includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Mayas 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 Maya, actors named Maya, and even athletes named Maya. Well-known Mayas like Maya Rudolph, Maya Angelou, and Maya Moore are just the start of this list.
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Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 46

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Gainesville

Maya Khabira Rudolph (born July 27, 1972) is an American actress, voice artist, comedian, and singer. Rudolph first gained prominence in the mid-1990s as a member of the alternative rock band ...more

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Maya Angelou is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Dec. at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Maya Angelou ( (listen); born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, ...more

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Maya Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 29

Birthplace: Jefferson City, Missouri

Maya April Moore (born June 11, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), who is on sabbatical. Naming her ...more

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Maya Diab is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 38

Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Maya Diab is a singer, actress, host, and the Lebanese fashion icon was born November 12, 1980 in Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon.
Maya Deren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Dec. at 44 (1917-1961)

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

Maya Deren (April 29, 1917 – October 13, 1961), born Eleonora Derenkowska (Ukrainian: Елеоно́ра Деренко́вська), was a Ukrainian-born American experimental filmmaker and important promoter of the ...more

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Maya Gabeira is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 31

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Maya Reis Gabeira (born April 10, 1987) is a Brazilian big wave surfer.
Maya Karin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 36

Birthplace: Bayreuth, Germany

Maya Karin Roelcke (born 29 October 1979) is a Malaysian film actress, television host, and singer. Now one of the leading and established actresses in Malaysia's local film industry, she ...more
Maya Jupiter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 41

Birthplace: La Paz, Mexico

Melissha Martinez (born 21 December 1978), better known by her stage name Maya Jupiter, is a Mexican-born Australian rapper, songwriter, MC and radio personality. She released her debut album, ...more
Maya Lin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 59

Birthplace: Athens, Ohio

Maya Ying Lin is an American designer and artist who is known for her work in sculpture and landscape art. She came to fame as the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., ...more

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Maya Pedersen-Bieri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 46

Birthplace: Spiez, Switzerland

Maya Pedersen-Bieri (born 27 November 1972 in Spiez) is a Swiss-Norwegian skeleton racer who has competed since 1995. She won the gold medal in the women's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter ...more
Maya Banks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Maya Banks is an American bestselling author of erotic romance, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and Scottish historical romance novels. She now lives in Texas with her husband and three ...more
Maya Jane Coles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Maya Jane Coles

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Maya Jane Coles is a music producer, audio engineer and DJ based in the United Kingdom, born in London of British and Japanese descent. Under her real name, she mostly composes and plays house ...more
Maya Plisetskaya is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 93

Birthplace: Russia, Moscow

Maya Mikhailovna Plisetskaya (Russian: Ма́йя Миха́йловна Плисе́цкая; 20 November 1925 – 2 May 2015) was a Soviet ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet director, and actress. In post-Soviet times, ...more
Maya Mishalska is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 44

Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic

Maya Mishalska (born Miroslawa Maja Miszalska Harasymowicz on December 8, 1971 in Warsaw, Poland) is a Polish-born Mexican actress, violinist and TV presenter.
Maya Bond is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 18

Birthplace: Osaka, Japan

Maya Bond (Japanese: マヤ ボンド; born August 5, 2000 in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese-born American singer and musician. She is the daughter of musician and composer T.W. Bond. Bond is most notable ...more
MAYA is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Maya
MAYA Age: 43

Birthplace: Cheongju, South Korea

Kim Young-sook (Hangul: 김영숙; born 17 November 1979), better known by her stage name, Maya (Hangul: 마야) is a South Korean singer and actress. She debuted in 2003 with the album, Born To Do It, ...more
Maya Parish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Maya

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Maya Parish is an actress.
Maya Yoshida is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 30

Birthplace: Nagasaki, Japan

Maya Yoshida (吉田 麻也, Yoshida Maya, born 24 August 1988) is a Japanese footballer who plays as a centre back for Premier League club Southampton and the Japan national team. Yoshida is also the ...more
Maya Alagh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Maya Alagh is an actress.
Maya Amsellem is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Maya Amsellem
Maya Amsellem is a film producer.
Maya Stojan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Maya

Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland

Maya Stojan is an actress.
Maya Evans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 39
Maya (Anne) Evans is a British peace campaigner who was arrested in October 2005 opposite the Cenotaph war memorial in London, for refusing to stop reading aloud the names of British soldiers ...more
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff Age: 65
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff (California, 1954) is an American sci-fi and fantasy author.
Maya Okamoto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Age: 52

Birthplace: Shinjuku, Japan

Maya Okamoto (岡本 麻弥, Okamoto Maya, born February 3, 1967 in Shinjuku, Tokyo) is a Japanese voice actress.
Maya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Maya
Maya is an actress.