Famous People Born In Addis Ababa

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Ruth Negga
(Irish Actress Known for Her Portrayal of 'Mildred Loving' in the Movie 'Loving')
Ruth Negga
23
Birthdate: January 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Marcus Samuelsson
(Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur)
Marcus Samuelsson
10
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: January 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Sahle-Work Zewde
(The First Woman to Become the President of Ethiopia)
Sahle-Work Zewde
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
 4 
Liya Kebede
(Ethiopian Model & Maternal Health Advocate Who Served as the WHO's Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health)
Liya Kebede
7
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
 5 
LoLa Monroe
(Rapper)
LoLa Monroe
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 6 
Teddy Afro
(Singer)
Teddy Afro
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
 7 
Sir Wilfred Thesiger
(British explorer)
Sir Wilfred Thesiger
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 24, 2003
 8 
Julie Mehretu
(Contemporary visual artist, known for her multi-layered paintings of abstracted landscapes on a large scale)
Julie Mehretu
0
Birthdate: 1970 AD
 9 
Zera Yacob Amha Selassie
(Prince)
Zera Yacob Amha Selassie
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
 10 
Abraham Verghese
(Author of three best-selling books namely My Own Country, The Tennis Partner, Cutting for Stone)
Abraham Verghese
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
 11 
Kenna
(Musician)
Kenna
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 12 
Prince Makonnen
(Prince)
Prince Makonnen
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 13, 1957
 13 
Prince Sahle Selassie
(Prince)
Prince Sahle Selassie
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 24, 1962
 14 
Rediet Abebe
(Computer scientist)
Rediet Abebe
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1991 AD
 15 
Ermias Sahle Selassie
(Prince)
Ermias Sahle Selassie
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
 16 
Senait Fisseha
(Endocrinologist)
Senait Fisseha
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 1971 AD
 17 
Tilahun Gessesse
(Singer)
Tilahun Gessesse
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 19, 2009
 18 
Mahmoud Ahmed
(Singer)
Mahmoud Ahmed
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
 19 
Girma Wolde-Giorgis
(Former President of Ethiopia (2001 - 2013))
Girma Wolde-Giorgis
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 15, 2018
 20 
Amleset Muchie
(Model)
Amleset Muchie
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1987 AD
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 21 
Aklilu Habte-Wold
(Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia (1961 - 1974))
Aklilu Habte-Wold
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 23, 1974
 22 
Maaza Mengiste
(Writer)
Maaza Mengiste
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1974 AD
 23 
Mahder Assefa
(Actress)
Mahder Assefa
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
 24 
Hanan Tarik
(Actor)
Hanan Tarik
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
 25 
Billene Seyoum Woldeyes
(Writer)
Billene Seyoum Woldeyes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1982 AD
 26 
Birtukan Mideksa
(Ethiopian Politician and Chairperson of the National Election Board of Ethiopia)
Birtukan Mideksa
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1974 AD
 27 
Zeritu Kebede
(Singer)
Zeritu Kebede
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
 28 
Elvan Abeylegesse
(Athlete)
Elvan Abeylegesse
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
 29 
Kalkidan Gezahegne
(Athlete)
Kalkidan Gezahegne
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 30 
Abadi Hadis
(Ethiopian Long-Distance Runner and World Championships Bronze Winner Who Died at Age 22)
Abadi Hadis
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 4, 2020
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 31 
Mengesha Seyoum
(Ethiopian Imperial Family Member and Former Governor-General of Tigray (1960 - 1974))
Mengesha Seyoum
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 32 
Betty G
(Singer)
Betty G
0
Listed In: Singers
 33 
Stefanos Mengesha Seyoum
(Prince)
Stefanos Mengesha Seyoum
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 34 
Katarina Sandstrom
(Journalist, Television presenter who has led the evening news broadcast Rapport on SVT since 2000)
Katarina Sandstrom
0
Birthdate: March 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
 35 
Aïda Muluneh
(Photographer)
Aïda Muluneh
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: 1974 AD
 36 
Gelila Bekele
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 37 
Mengistu Lemma
(Playwright)
Mengistu Lemma
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1924 AD
Died: 1988 AD
 38 
Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier
(Cyclist at the 2020 Summer Olympics)
Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 39 
Dina Fekadu
(Miss Universe Contestant)
Dina Fekadu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 40 
Betlhem Desalegn
(Athlete)
Betlhem Desalegn
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 41 
Daniachew Worku
(Writer)
Daniachew Worku
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: 1994 AD