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Famous People Named Omar 

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Omar in the world? Our list of celebrities named Omar includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Omars below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Omar, actors named Omar, and much more. Omar Sharif, Omar Vizquel, and Omar Epps are only a few of the well-known people named Omar on this list.
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Omar Sharif is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 86

Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt

Omar Sharif (Arabic: عمر الشريف‎, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈʕomɑɾ eʃʃɪˈɾiːf]; born Michel Dimitri Chalhoub [miˈʃel dɪˈmitɾi ʃælˈhuːb]; 10 April 1932 – 10 July 2015) was an Egyptian ...more

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Omar Vizquel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Baseball player

Age: 51

Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela

Omar Enrique Vizquel González (Spanish pronunciation: [oˈmaɾ βisˈkel]; born April 24, 1967), nicknamed "Little O", is a Venezuelan former professional baseball shortstop. During ...more

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Omar Epps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper

Age: 45

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

Omar Hashim Epps (born July 20, 1973) is an American actor. His film roles include Juice, Higher Learning, The Wood, In Too Deep and Love and Basketball. His television work includes the role of ...more

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Omar Sívori is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Soccer Player, Coach

Age: Dec. at 70 (1935-2005)

Birthplace: San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina

Enrique Omar Sívori (Spanish: [enˈrike oˈmaɾ ˈsiβoɾi], Italian: [ˈɔːmar ˈsiːvori]; 2 October 1935 – 17 February 2005) was an Italian-Argentine football player and manager who played as a ...more
Omar Bradley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Omar Bradley Soldier

Age: Dec. at 88 (1893-1981)

Birthplace: Clark, Missouri, United States of America

General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley (February 12, 1893 – April 8, 1981) was a senior officer of the United States Army during and after World War II. Bradley was the first Chairman of the ...more

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Omar Khayyám is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Poet, Mathematician, Scientist

Age: Dec. at 83 (1048-1131)

Birthplace: Nishapur, Iran

Omar Khayyam (; Persian: عمر خیّام‎ [oˈmæɾ xæjˈjɒːm]; 18 May 1048 – 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet. He was born in Nishapur, in northeastern Iran, ...more
Omar Rodríguez-L&... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Age: 43

Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López (born September 1, 1975) is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer and filmmaker. He is known for being the guitarist and band-leader of The Mars ...more
Omar Infante is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Baseball player

Age: 37

Birthplace: Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela

Omar Rafael Infante [in-FAHN-tay] (born December 26, 1981) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball second baseman. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Detroit Tigers, ...more
Omar al-Bashir is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Politician

Age: 75

Birthplace: Hosh Bannaga, Sudan

Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir (Arabic: عمر حسن أحمد البشير‎, pronounced [ba'ʃiːr]; born 29 February 1944) is a Sudanese politician who served as the seventh President of Sudan from 1989 to 2019 ...more

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Omar bin Laden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Merchant, Independent contractor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Saudi Arabia

Omar bin Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, better known as Omar bin Laden, is one of the sons of Osama bin Laden and his first wife and first cousin Najwa Ghanem. He is the fourth-eldest ...more
Omar Hakim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Musician, Drummer

Age: 60

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

Omar Hakim (born February 12, 1959) is an American jazz, jazz fusion and pop music drummer, producer, arranger and composer. He has worked with Weather Report, David Bowie, Sting, Madonna, Dire ...more

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Omar Bravo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Footballer

Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Mochis, Mexico

Omar Bravo Tordecillas (born 4 March 1980) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a striker for UdeG of the Ascenso MX. He is Guadalajara's all-time leading scorer in all matches.
Omar Sy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: France, Trappes

Omar Sy is a French actor and comedian. He is best known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar et Fred, and for his role in The Intouchables. He received a César Award for Best Actor on 24 ...more
Omar Quintanilla is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Baseball player

Age: 37

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas

Omar Quintanilla (born October 24, 1981) is an American professional baseball infielder who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Rockies (2005–2009), ...more
Omar Arellano is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Footballer

Age: 31

Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico

Omar Arellano Riverón (born June 18, 1987) is a Mexican football Midfielder. He currently plays for Herediano in the Costa Rican first division. His nickname is "La Pina".
Omar Metwally is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Actor

Age: 45

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Omar Metwally (born 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in Rendition (2007), Munich (2005) and Miral (2010). He has also appeared in the roles of Dr. Vik Ullah in the ...more
Omar Moreno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Baseball player

Age: 66

Birthplace: Puerto Armuelles, Chiriquí, Panama

Omar Renán Moreno Quintero (born October 24, 1952) is a former center fielder who played from 1975 through 1986 in Major League Baseball. He was best known for his years with the ...more
Omar Oreste Corbatta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Omar

Age: Dec. at 55 (1936-1991)

Birthplace: Daireaux, Argentina

Oreste Omar Corbatta Fernández (11 March 1936 – 6 November 1991) was an Argentine footballer who played as right winger. Corbatta is regarded as the greatest idol in the history of Racing ...more
Omar Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Politician

Age: 48

Birthplace: Rochford, United Kingdom

Omar Abdullah (pronunciation ; born 10 March 1970) is an Indian politician and the scion of the Abdullah family, he became the 11th and the youngest Chief Minister of the State of Jammu and ...more
Omar Kent Dykes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Guitarist, Actor, Singer

Age: 69

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

Omar Kent Dykes (born Kent Dykes, 1950, McComb, Mississippi, United States) is an American blues guitarist and singer, living in Austin, Texas. In 1973 he formed the band, Omar & the ...more
Omar Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Soccer Player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Omar Alejandro Gonzalez (born October 11, 1988) is an American soccer player who plays as a defender for Toronto FC in MLS and the U.S. Men's National Team. A college soccer player for the ...more
Omar Bongo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Politician

Age: Dec. at 74 (1935-2009)

Birthplace: Bongoville, Djououri-Aguilli Department, Gabon

El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba (born Albert-Bernard Bongo; 30 December 1935 – 8 June 2009) was a Gabonese politician who was President of Gabon for 42 years, from 1967 until his death in 2009. Omar ...more
Omar Abdel-Rahman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Omar

Age: 80

Birthplace: Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt

Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman (Arabic: عمر عبد الرحمن‎, Umar 'Abdu r-Raḥman; 3 May 1938 – 18 February 2017), commonly known in the United States as "The Blind Sheikh", was a blind Egyptian ...more

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Omar & The Howlers ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Omar
Omar (also spelled Omer or Umar) is a given name of Arabic origin that may refer to:
Omar Sheika is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Omar

Age: 42

Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey

Omar Sheika (born February 20, 1977) is an American former professional boxer and multiple time super middleweight world title challenger. He is of Palestinian descent.