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Famous People Named Miguel

February 9, 2017 3.2k views99 items
Ever wondered how many famous people named Miguel there are? This list of celebrities named Miguel includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Miguels 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 Miguel, actors named Miguel, and even athletes named Miguel. Well-known Miguels like Miguel Cabrera, Miguel Cotto, and Miguel Tejada are just the start of this list.
  • Baseball player


    BirthplaceMaracay, Venezuela


    José Miguel Cabrera Torres (born April 18, 1983), commonly known as Miguel Cabrera and nicknamed "Miggy", is a Venezuelan professional baseball player. He is the first baseman for the Detroit Tigers...  more

    #24 of 708 The Best Hitters in Baseball History#139 of 198 The Top Current Baseball Players#38 of 150 The Greatest First Basemen of All Time

  • Professional Boxer


    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    Miguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez (born October 29, 1980) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who competed from 2001 to 2017. He is a multiple-time world champion, and the first Puerto Rican boxer...  more

    #90 of 207 The Best Boxers of the 20th Century#44 of 72 The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time#56 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time

  • Baseball player


    BirthplaceBaní, Dominican Republic

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Miguel Odalis Tejada (born Tejeda, May 25, 1974) is a Dominican former professional baseball shortstop who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for six different teams, most...  more
  • Poet, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 68 (1547-1616)

    BirthplaceAlcalá de Henares, Spain


    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (; US: ; Spanish: [miˈɣel de θeɾˈβantes saaˈβeðɾa]; 29 September 1547 (assumed) – 22 April 1616 NS) was a Spanish writer who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in...  more

    #10 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time#8 of 306 The Best Novelists of All Time#143 of 2,753 The Most Influential People of All Time

  • Baseball player


    BirthplaceCaracas, Venezuela


    Miguel Angel Montero Fernandez (born July 9, 1983) is a Venezuelan-American former professional baseball catcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs,...  more
  • Television director, Actor

    AgeDec. at 61 (1955-2017)

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Miguel José Ferrer (February 7, 1955 – January 19, 2017) was an American actor and voice actor. His breakthrough role was in the 1987 film RoboCop. Other film roles include Quigley in Blank Check...  more

    #207 of 258 The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever#8 of 23 Our Favorite 'That Guy' Actors From '90s Comedies#787 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

  • Miguel Cadenas (born April 29, 1981) is a Spanish musical artist. ...  more
  • Professional Road Racing Cyclist


    BirthplaceNavarre, Spain


    Miguel Induráin Larraya (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel induˈɾain laˈraʝa]; born 16 July 1964) is a retired Spanish road racing cyclist. Induráin won five Tours de France from 1991 to 1995, the...  more

    #33 of 1,316 The Best Athletes Of All Time#35 of 152 The Most Influential Athletes Of All Time

  • Baseball player


    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    NationalityDominican Republic

    Miguel Descartes Batista Jerez (born February 19, 1971) is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Florida Marlins, Chicago...  more
  • Diplomat, Writer

    AgeDec. at 74 (1899-1974)

    BirthplaceGuatemala City, Guatemala


    Miguel Ángel Asturias Rosales (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel ˈaŋ.xel asˈtu.ɾjas]; October 19, 1899 – June 9, 1974) was a Nobel Prize-winning Guatemalan poet-diplomat, novelist, playwright and...  more
  • Television director, Mime artist


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Miguel Sandoval (born November 16, 1951) is an American film and television actor....  more
  • Novelist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 72 (1864-1936)

    BirthplaceBilbao, Spain


    Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (29 September 1864 – 31 December 1936) was a Spanish essayist, novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, professor of Greek and Classics, and later rector at the University of...  more
  • Record producer, Musician


    NationalityUnited States of America

    Miguel Steward, better known as Miguel Migs, is an American deep house DJ and producer and founder of Salted Music, an independent electronic dance music record label based in San Francisco,...  more
  • Coach, Footballer


    BirthplaceManacor, Spain


    Miguel Ángel Nadal Homar (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel ˈaŋxel naˈðal oˈmaɾ]; born 28 July 1966) is a Spanish retired footballer. Nicknamed The Beast, he based his game in a tremendous physical...  more

    #154 of 452 The Best Soccer Defenders of All Time#45 of 113 The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked#37 of 177 The Best Soccer Players from Spain

  • Poet, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 41 (1946-1988)

    BirthplaceGurabo, Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    Miguel Piñero (December 19, 1946 – June 16, 1988) was a playwright, actor and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café. He was a leading member of the Nuyorican literary movement....  more
  • Professional Boxer


    BirthplaceMérida, Mexico


    Miguel Angel Canto Solis (born January 30, 1948 in Mérida, Yucatán) is a former world boxing champion from Mexico who held the WBC and Lineal Flyweight titles....  more
  • Editor, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 89 (1920-2010)

    BirthplaceValladolid, Spain


    Miguel Delibes Setién MML (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel deˈliβes]; 17 October 1920 – 12 March 2010) was a Spanish novelist, journalist and newspaper editor associated with the Generation of '36...  more
  • Age37

    BirthplaceBinissalem, Spain


    Miguel Ángel Moyá Rumbo (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel ˈaŋxel moˈʝa ˈrumbo]; born 2 April 1984) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Sociedad as a goalkeeper. He played 261 La...  more
  • Architect
    Miguel is an architect who appeared in the 2010 documentary film Nostalgia for the Light....  more
  • Miguel Corte-Real (Portuguese pronunciation: [miˈɡɛɫ ˈkoɾtɨ ʁiˈaɫ]; c. 1448 – 1502?) was a Portuguese explorer who charted about 600 miles of the coast of Labrador. In 1502, he disappeared while on...  more

    #66 of 112 People Who Disappeared Mysteriously#14 of 14 14 People Who Disappeared Mysteriously Before 1800

  • AgeDec. at 29 (1968-1997)

    BirthplaceErmua, Spain


    Miguel Ángel Blanco Garrido (13 May 1968 – 13 July 1997) was a local Spanish politician for the Popular Party-PP, who was kidnapped and subsequently murdered by the separatist group ETA....  more
  • Miguel Llobet Solés (18 October 1878 – 22 February 1938) was a classical guitarist, born in Barcelona, Spain). Llobet was a renowned virtuoso who toured Europe and America extensively. He made well...  more
  • Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Miguel A. Núñez Jr. (born August 11, 1964) is an American actor. He is best known for his supporting roles in The Return of the Living Dead and Life and leading roles in Juwanna Mann and Tour of Duty....  more
  • AgeDec. at 60 (1870-1930)

    BirthplaceJerez de la Frontera, Spain


    Miguel Primo de Rivera y Orbaneja, 2nd Marquess of Estella, 22nd Count of Sobremonte (8 January 1870 – 16 March 1930) was a dictator, aristocrat, and military officer who served as Prime Minister of...  more
  • Miguel Muñoz Mozún (19 January 1922 – 16 July 1990) was a Spanish football player and manager. A midfielder, he spent the majority of his career at Real Madrid before going on to coach the club,...  more
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