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Famous People Named Ruben 

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Ruben in the world? Our list of celebrities named Ruben 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 Rubens 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 Ruben, actors named Ruben, and much more. Ruben Studdard, Rubén Sierra, and Rubén Olivares are only a few of the well-known people named Ruben on this list.
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Ruben Studdard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Actor, Singer

Age: 40

Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

Christopher Ruben Studdard (born September 12, 1978) is an American R&B, pop and gospel singer and actor. He rose to fame as winner of the second season of American Idol and received a ...more

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Rubén Sierra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Baseball player

Age: 53

Birthplace: Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Rubén Angel Sierra García (born October 6, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. Sierra goes by the nicknames El Caballo and El Indio. Over 20 seasons, Sierra played ...more
Rubén Olivares is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Rubén Olivares Professional Boxer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Rubén Olivares Avila (born January 14, 1947) is a former Mexican boxer and current member of the Boxing Hall of Fame. A native of Mexico City, Olivares was a world champion multiple ...more

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Ruben Bover Izquierdo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Soccer Player

Age: 26

Birthplace: Majorca, Spain

Ruben Bover Izquierdo is a Spanish footballer who is a free agent. He plays primarily as a winger, but can also play as an attacking midfielder or a striker.
Rubén Blades is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Politician

Age: 70

Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna (born July 16, 1948), known professionally as Rubén Blades (Spanish: [ruˈβem ˈblaðes], but [- ˈbleðz] in Panama and within the family), is a ...more
Rubén Tejada is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Baseball player

Age: 29

Birthplace: Santiago de Veraguas, Panama

Rubén Darío Tejada (born October 27, 1989) is a Panamanian professional baseball infielder. He has previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets, St. Louis ...more
Ruben Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
American football player

Age: 43

Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey

Ruben Parnell Brown (born February 13, 1972) is a former American football guard who played in the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills 14th ...more
Ruben Patterson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Basketball player

Age: 43

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

Ruben Nathaniel Patterson (born July 31, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player. During his career, he played as a small forward and shooting guard. During his college career ...more
Ruben Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 44

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Ruben Samuel Fleischer (born October 31, 1974) is an American film director, film producer, television producer, music video director, and commercial director who lives in Los Angeles. He is ...more
Rubén Darí... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Poet, Journalist, Diplomat

Age: Dec. at 49 (1867-1916)

Birthplace: Ciudad Darío, Nicaragua

Félix Rubén García Sarmiento (January 18, 1867 – February 6, 1916), known as Rubén Darío (US: dah-REE-oh, Spanish: [ruˈβen daˈɾi.o]), was a Nicaraguan poet who ...more
Ruben Santiago-Hudson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 62

Birthplace: USA, Lackawanna, New York

Ruben Santiago-Hudson (born Ruben Santiago Jr., November 24, 1956) is an American actor, playwright, and director who has won national awards for his work in all three categories. From 2009 to ...more
Rubén Wolkowyski ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ruben

Age: 45

Birthplace: Juan José Castelli, Argentina

Rubén Oscar Wolkowyski (born September 30, 1973) is a former Argentine professional basketball player, who also holds Polish citizenship. At a height of 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) tall, he ...more
Ruben Bemelmans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Tennis player

Age: 31

Birthplace: Genk, Belgium

Ruben Bemelmans (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrybən ˈbeːməlmɑns]; born 14 January 1988) is a Belgian male professional tennis player. His career-high ATP rankings are world No. 84 in singles, achieved ...more
Rubén Darí... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ruben

Age: 57

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Rubén Darío Insúa (born 17 April 1961) is an Argentine former football player who works as a manager. The last team he managed was the Colombian team Deportivo Cali. He was ...more
Ruben Um Nyobé is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Politician

Age: Dec. at 45 (1913-1958)

Ruben Um Nyobè (1913 – 13 September 1958) was an anti-colonialist Cameroonian leader, slain by the French army on 13 September 1958, near his natal village of Boumnyebel, in the ...more
Ruben Carter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Ruben Carter is an American football offensive lineman for the Florida State Seminoles.

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Ruben Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Luger, Actor, Motivational speaker

Age: 56

Birthplace: Argentina

Ruben Gonzalez is a motivational speaker, luger and an actor.
Rubén Amaro, Jr. ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Baseball player

Age: 54

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rubén Amaro Jr. (born February 12, 1965) is an American former professional baseball outfielder and General Manager (GM). Amaro played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1991 to 1998. He ...more
Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ruben

Age: 40

Birthplace: Edéa, Cameroon

Ruben Bertrand Boumtje Boumtje (born May 20, 1978) is a retired Cameroonian professional basketball player. At 7'0" and 260 lbs, he played at center. He is a graduate of Georgetown ...more
Ruben Simonov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Theatre Director, Actor

Age: Died at 69 (1899-1968)

Birthplace: Moscow, Eurasia, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Russia, Soviet Union

Ruben Simonov (Russian: Рубен Николаевич Симонов (1 April 1899 in Moscow – 5 December 1968 in Moscow) was a Soviet actor and director, People's Artist of the USSR, Professor. Awarded by the ...more
Ruben Castillo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ruben

Age: 61

Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas

Ruben Castillo (born December 19, 1957) is a Mexican-American boxer who fought in the Featherweight division. Castillo went on to fight four World Championship fights against Hall of Famers ...more
Rúben Amorim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Rúben Amorim Soccer Player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

Rúben Filipe Marques Amorim (born 27 January 1985) is a Portuguese football manager and former player. A midfielder, he spent most of his playing career with Belenenses and Benfica. With ...more
Rubén Góme... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 77 (1927-2004)

Birthplace: Arroyo, Puerto Rico

Rubén Gómez (July 13, 1927 – July 26, 2004) was a professional right-handed starting pitcher who became the first Puerto Rican to pitch in a World Series game. He was also the ...more
Ruben Yttergård Je... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Ruben Yttergård Jenssen Footballer

Age: 30

Birthplace: Tromsø, Norway

Ruben Yttergård Jenssen (born 4 May 1988) is a Norwegian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Eliteserien club Brann, and the Norwegian national team. He was playing regularly for ...more
Rubén Castro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ruben
Footballer

Age: 37

Birthplace: Las Palmas, Spain

Rubén Castro Martín (Spanish pronunciation: [ruˈβeŋ ˈkastɾo maɾˈtin]; born 27 June 1981) is a Spanish footballer who plays for UD Las Palmas mainly as a striker but also as a ...more