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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Castro

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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Castro. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Castro on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Castro as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Castro along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Castro, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Castros include Fidel Castro, Starlin Castro, and Jason Castro, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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  • Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (American Spanish: [fiˈðel aleˈxandɾo ˈkastɾo ˈrus]; 13 August 1926 – 25 November 2016) was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba...  more
  • Starlin DeJesus Castro (born March 24, 1990) is a Dominican professional baseball infielder for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Chicago Cubs, New...  more
  • Jason Michael Castro (born June 18, 1987) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles...  more
  • Glaiza de Castro (born January 21, 1988), is a Filipina actress and singer. After beginning her career in GMA in 2001, she transferred to its rival network, ABS-CBN, where she played mostly minor and...  more
  • Julian Castro

    Age: 46
    Julián Castro ( HOO-lee-AHN, Spanish: [xuˈljan]; born September 16, 1974) is an American politician from San Antonio. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the youngest member of President...  more
  • Raquel Castro (born (1994-11-17)November 17, 1994) is an American actress, singer and songwriter. She is known for starring in the 2004 film Jersey Girl, as Gertie Trinké, the daughter of Ollie...  more
  • Verónica Castro (pronounced Spanish pronunciation: [beˈɾonika ˈkastɾo]), full name Verónica Judith Sáinz Castro Alba (born 19 October 1952), is a Mexican actress, singer, producer, former model and...  more
  • Ariel Castro

    Dec. at 53 (1960-2013)
    Ariel Castro has been charged with kidnapping and rape for allegedly abducting Amanda Berry, Georgina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight....  more
  • Jason René Castro (born March 25, 1987) is an American acoustic/folk-pop singer and songwriter. He was the fourth place finalist on season seven of American Idol. After Idol, he signed a recording...  more
  • Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz (American Spanish: [raˈul moˈðesto ˈkastɾo ˈrus]; born 3 June 1931) is a Cuban politician who is currently serving as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, the...  more
  • Carolina Osório de Castro (born March 10, 1984) is a Brazilian actress. Carol Castro appeared in the August 2008 Brazilian issue of men's magazine Playboy.On September 15, 2013, she won the tenth...  more
  • Joaquin Castro (born September 16, 1974) is an American Democratic politician who has served in the United States House of Representatives for Texas's 20th congressional district since 2013. The...  more
  • Rosalía de Castro

    Dec. at 48 (1837-1885)
    María Rosalía Rita de Castro (Galician pronunciation: [rosaˈli.ɐ ðɪ ˈkastɾʊ]; 24 February 1837 – 15 July 1885), was a Galician romanticist writer and poet. Writing in Galego, the Galician language,...  more
  • Andreína Vanessa Castro Martínez (born 16 July 1991, Maracay) is a Venezuelan beauty queen and model. She was the winner of the Teen Model Venezuela 2007 pageant held in Caracas, Venezuela on August...  more
  • Bernard Castro

    Dec. at 87 (1904-1991)
    Bernard Castro (August 11, 1904 – August 24, 1991) was the inventor of the modern convertible couch. Born in Sicily, Castro emigrated to the U.S. in 1919. He never finished high school but went to...  more
  • Fabio Enrique Castro (born January 20, 1985), is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers and Philadelphia Phillies, from 2006...  more
  • Inês de Castro

    Dec. at 30 (1325-1355)
    Inês de Castro (Portuguese pronunciation: [iˈneʃ dɨ ˈkaʃtɾu]; in Castilian: Inés; 1325 – 7 January 1355) was a Galician noblewoman best known as lover and posthumously-recognized wife of King Peter I...  more
  • Aurora Castro is the sister of Louisa Moritz....  more
  • Tommy Castro (born April 15, 1955, San Jose, California, United States) is an American blues, R&B, and rock guitarist and singer. He has been recording since the mid-1990s. His music has taken him...  more
  • Not to be confused with Gonzalo Castro Irizábal, a Uruguayan footballer. Gonzalo Castro Randón (born 11 June 1987) is a German footballer of Spanish origin who plays for VfB Stuttgart as a midfielder....  more
  • Cristian Castro

    Age: 45
    Cristian Sáinz Valdés Castro (born 8 December 1974), known professionally as Cristian Castro or Cristian, is a Mexican pop singer. Known for his light tenor vocal range, Castro is regarded as one of...  more
  • Marysol Castro is a public address announcer at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. She was also an American broadcast journalist who was employed as a news anchor at WPIX in New York, a weather...  more
  • Daniela Castro is a Mexican actress and singer....  more
  • León Cortés Castro

    Dec. at 64 (1882-1946)
    León Cortés Castro (December 8, 1882 – March 3, 1946) was a Costa Rican politician. He served as President of Costa Rica from 1936 to 1940. During his term he introduced new bank reforms, supported...  more
  • Lou Castro

    Dec. at 65 (1876-1941)
    Luis Miguel Castro (November 25, 1876 – September 24, 1941) was born in Medellín, Colombia. He was the first Latin American born player to play in Major League Baseball in the United States, and the...  more