Famous People Born In Buenos Aires

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Alfredo Di Stéfano
(Argentine Professional Footballer and Coach Who Played as a Forward)
Alfredo Di Stéfano
45
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 7, 2014

Alfredo Di Stéfano was an Argentine-born Spanish football player and coach. Counted among the greatest football players of all time, Di Stéfano is remembered for his association with Real Madrid, where he played a major role in the club's domination of La Liga and the European Cup during the 1950s. In 2004, he was included in Pele’s FIFA 100 list.

 2 
Javier Zanetti
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Javier Zanetti
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo

Javier Zanetti is an Argentine retired professional football player. He is best known for his contribution to Inter Milan's successful 2009–10 season, during which the club achieved a treble. Counted among the greatest players of his generation, Javier Zanetti also helped his national football team win a silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

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Gabriela Sabatini
(One of the Leading Tennis Players of Her Generation)
Gabriela Sabatini
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus

Gabriela Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player. One of the leading female tennis players in the 1980s and 1990s, she amassed 41 titles, including the WTA Finals in 1988 and the 1990 US Open. She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006. Also a businesswoman, she runs a line of fragrances.

 4 
Sergio Agüero
(Argentine Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Striker)
Sergio Agüero
116
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Argentine footballer and Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero was the youngest footballer of the Argentine Primera División, at 15. From scoring two goals in the semi-final to help Argentina win the 2008 Olympic gold medal, to being the fourth-highest goal-scorer of Premier League, he has many feats to his credit.
 5 
Lali Espósito
(Pop Singer-Songwriter And Part Of The Band 'Teen Angels')
Lali Espósito
94
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra

Argentine actor-singer Lali Espósito initially soared to fame as a child actor with the telenovela Rincón de Luz and then played a lead role in the teen series Casi Angeles. She is best known for her gold-certified album Brava. She supports abortion rights and is also associated with children’s charities.

 6 
Nicolás Otamendi
(Argentine Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre Back)
Nicolás Otamendi
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Nicolás Otamendi is an Argentine football player best known for helping his national team win the 2021 Copa América in Brazil. He has also represented Argentina at two FIFA World Cups. Nicolás Otamendi has also helped Manchester City win two Premier League titles and one FA Cup. He has also won three successive Primeira Liga with Porto.

 7 
Diego Simeone
(Former Argentine Football Midfielder and Current Football Manager of 'Atlético Madrid')
Diego Simeone
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus

Diego Simeone is an Argentine former football player who was part of the silver medal-winning team at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. An important player for his country, Simeone also represented Argentina at the 1994, 1998, and 2002 World Cups. Simeone also won two Copa América titles for Argentina. He is currently serving as the coach of Atlético Madrid.

 8 
Martha Argerich
(pianist)
Martha Argerich
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
 9 
Jorge Luis Borges
(Short Story Writer & Essayist Best Known for His Books 'Ficciones' & 'El Aleph')
Jorge Luis Borges
50
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 14, 1986

Jorge Luis Borges was an Argentine essayist, poet, short-story writer, and translator. An important figure in Spanish-language literature, Jorge Luis Borges' works have contributed immensely to fantasy and the philosophical literature genre. It is also said that his works, which incorporated themes like labyrinths, dreams, and mythology, marked the beginning of 20th-century Latin American literature's magic realist movement.

 10 
Luisana Lopilato
16
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus

Luisana Lopilato is an Argentine actress, model, and singer. Lopilato, who started her career as a child model, went on to become the face of popular brands, such as Ultimo and Promesse. She then went on to establish herself as an actress, appearing in popular telenovelas like Alguien que me quiera.

 11 
Julie Gonzalo
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: ‘Veronica Mars’, ‘Supergirl’ and ‘Eli Stone’)
Julie Gonzalo
17
Birthdate: September 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo

Julie Gonzalo is an Argentine-American actress who achieved popularity after portraying Pamela Rebecca Barnes in the popular television soap opera, Dallas. After starting her career as a model, Gonzalo went on to establish herself in the film and TV industry, sharing on-screen space with popular personalities like Tori Spelling, Lindsay Lohan, Chad Michael Murray, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Hilary Duff.

 12 
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
(Queen Consort of the Netherlands)
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
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Birthdate: May 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus

The queen consort of the Netherlands, Queen Máxima is the daughter of Argentine politician Jorge Zorreguieta. She initially worked in the sales departments of HSBC and Deutsche Bank. She apparently didn’t know she was meeting a prince when she met her future husband, King Willem-Alexander, at the Seville Spring Fair.

 13 
Daniel Barenboim
(Pianist, Conductor, Music director)
Daniel Barenboim
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Daniel Barenboim is a pianist and conductor currently serving as the general music director of the Berlin State Opera and the Staatskapelle Berlin. He has previously been the music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris, and La Scala in Milan. He is a recipient of Spain's Prince of Asturias Concord Award among others.

 14 
Juan Pablo Di Pace
(Actor, Film actor, Model)
Juan Pablo Di Pace
14
Birthdate: July 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo

Juan Pablo Di Pace is an Argentine singer and actor best known for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in the American biblical drama television series A.D. The Bible Continues, which earned him a couple of MovieGuide Awards in 2016. Juan Pablo Di Pace is also renowned for his theatre work in the UK and Spain.

 15 
Jae-hyung Park
(Vocalist and Lead Guitarist of South Korean Rock Band ‘Day6’)
Jae-hyung Park
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Korean-American artist Park Jae-hyung gained fame as a vocalist and electric guitarist of the South Korean rock band Day6. He had initially made it to the final six of the singing reality show K-pop Star. He also owns a popular YouTube channel, JaeSix, later named eaJ, and a podcast.
 16 
Martina Stoessel
28
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries

Better known as Tini, Argentine actor-singer Martina Stoessel is the daughter of director-producer Alejandro Stoessel. Fans loved her award-winning performance in the Disney telenovela Violetta, which catapulted her to international fame. She made her musical debut with a chart-topping album and now makes music aided by her father’s production.

 17 
Georgina Rodriguez
(Instagram Sensation in Connection with Soccer Cristiano Ronaldo)
Georgina Rodriguez
2
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: January 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Pope Francis
(Pope, Head of the Catholic church (Since 2013))
Pope Francis
80
Birthdate: December 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Pope Francis is the sovereign of the Vatican City and head of the Catholic Church. He is the first Jesuit pope and first non-European pope since Pope Gregory III. Often praised for having a comparatively less formal approach, Pope Francis is popular for his humility, international visibility, and concern for the poor.

 19 
Fernando Lamas
(Former Actor and Director)
Fernando Lamas
9
Birthdate: January 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 8, 1982
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Pablo Zabaleta
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Right Back)
Pablo Zabaleta
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Ricardo Eichmann
(German Archaeologist)
Ricardo Eichmann
5
Birthdate: November 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Ricardo Eichmann is an archaeologist who worked as a professor at the University of Tübingen. From 1996 to 2020, Eichmann served as the director of the Orient Department, which is located within the German Archaeological Institute. Over the years, he has played an important role in the field of music archaeology.

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Fabiana Udenio
(Actress)
Fabiana Udenio
5
Birthdate: December 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 23 
Gustavo Cerati
(One of the Most Important and Influential Figures of Ibero-American Rock)
Gustavo Cerati
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 4, 2014

Gustavo Cerati was one of the finest South American singers and one of the pioneers of Ibero-American rock. He headed the popular pop-rock trio Soda Stereo and later also penned lyrics and recorded for artists such as Shakira. He died at age 55, after a stroke and a 4-year coma.

 24 
Bérénice Bejo
(French-Argentine Actress Best Known for Her Performance in the Movie 'A Knight's Tale')
Bérénice Bejo
6
Birthdate: July 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer

Bérénice Bejo is a French-Argentine actress who won the César Award for Best Actress and an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Peppy Miller in the 2011 French comedy-drama film The Artist. Bejo is also known for her performance in the 2013 drama film The Past, which earned her the Best Actress Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

 25 
Esteban Cambiasso
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Esteban Cambiasso
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
Leonardo Nam
(Actor)
Leonardo Nam
3
Birthdate: November 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Korean-origin Argentine-Australian actor Leonardo Nam is best remembered for his role as Morimoto in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. In his initial days in New York, he worked in bars and slept on pavements, before bagging his breakthrough role in The Perfect Score.

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Dick Haymes
(One of the Most Popular Male Vocalists of the 1940s and Early 1950s)
Dick Haymes
2
Birthdate: September 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 28, 1980

Dick Haymes was an Argentinian-Irish singer and actor whose popularity reached its peak during the 1940s and early 1950s. Haymes led a lavish lifestyle and was also popular among women; he was married six times to actresses and models like Joanne Dru, Rita Hayworth, and Nora Eddington. Haymes declared bankruptcy during early 1960s and experienced financial problems later in life.

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Mía Maestro
(Actor, Singer, Composer, Songwriter)
Mía Maestro
6
Birthdate: June 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini

Mía Maestro is an Argentine singer, songwriter, and actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Lulu in the stage production of Frank Wedekind’s Pandora's Box, for which she was honored with an ACE Award. Mía Maestro has also played important roles in popular films like The Twilight Saga and Frida.

 29 
Belén Rodríguez
(Actress, Model, Singer, T.V. Host)
Belén Rodríguez
10
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo

Mostly known for her nude calendars, Italian-Argentine model Belén Rodríguez has often been compared to sex symbol Sophia Loren. A popular TV host, too, she is known for her love for tattoos and has three butterflies inked on her body. She was previously married to dancer Stefano De Martino.

 30 
Alejandro Rey
(Argentine-American Actor and Television Director )
Alejandro Rey
2
Birthdate: February 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 21, 1987
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Diego Schwartzman
(Argentine Tennis Player Who Has Been a World Number 8 in Singles)
Diego Schwartzman
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo

Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzman has been a world number 8 in singles and 39 in doubles. With a height of 5’ 7”, he is considered shorter than most of his peers but is known for his control and timing on the field. He is fond of the clay court.

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María Eugenia Suárez
(Argentine Actress, Singer and Model)
María Eugenia Suárez
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces

Argentine actor, singer, model María Eugenia Suárez, also known as China Suárez, was 11 when she starred in the series Rincón de luz. She was also part of the music band Teen Angels. Her performance in the film adaptation of Abzurdah won her the Premio Sur award.

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Alejandro Sabella
(Argentine Football Player and Manager)
Alejandro Sabella
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 5, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 8, 2020
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 34 
Papu Gómez
(Argentine Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward, Winger / Attacking Midfielder)
Papu Gómez
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 35 
Javier Saviola
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Javier Saviola
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 36 
Luis Scola
(Basketball player)
Luis Scola
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus

Former Argentine basketball player Luis Scola now serves as the CEO of the Italian team Pallacanestro Varese, after a successful 22-year career with the national team. The Olympic gold medalist also has one Pan American Games gold medal and 2 World Cup silver medals in his kitty.

 37 
Julián Gil
(Argentine-Puerto Rican Model, Actor, TV Host, and Businessman)
Julián Gil
2
Birthdate: June 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 38 
Francisco Cerundolo
(Tennis Player)
Francisco Cerundolo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo

Francisco Cerundolo is an Argentine tennis player best known for winning the silver medal in the men's singles event at the 2018 South American Games in Cochabamba. Francisco Cerúndolo has also won one ATP singles title so far in his career.

 39 
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
(President of Argentina (2007 - 2015), 37th Vice President of Argentina (Since 2019))
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
15
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Lawyer-turned-politician Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is the incumbent vice president of Argentina. She had previously served as the president of her country and the national senator of Buenos Aires. Cristina became the first directly elected lady Argentine president, though her presidency was riddled with corruption scandals and protests.
 40 
Gaspar Noé
(Director best known for his acclaimed but highly controversial 2002 film Irreversible)
Gaspar Noé
7
Birthdate: December 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Gaspar Noé is an Argentine filmmaker best known for directing award-winning films such as I Stand Alone, Irréversible, Enter the Void, Climax, and Vortex. Over the course of his career, Gaspar Noé's films have been lauded in film festivals across the world.

 41 
Juan Martín Hernández
(Retired Argentine Rugby Union Player)
Juan Martín Hernández
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 42 
Valentina Zenere
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Valentina Zenere is an Argentinian actress, singer, and model. She is best known for playing Ámbar Smith in the popular Argentine-Mexican telenovela, Soy Luna. Her portrayal of Smith in the telenovela not only earned her several Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards but also established her as an actress on the world stage.

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Maxi López
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Second Striker)
Maxi López
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Sebastián Rulli
(Argentinian Mexican Model and Actor)
Sebastián Rulli
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Manuel Belgrano
(Argentine Public Servant, Economist, Politician and Journalist)
Manuel Belgrano
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 3, 1770
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 20, 1820

Manuel Belgrano was an Argentine lawyer, politician, economist, journalist, and military leader. Widely regarded as one of the most important Libertadores of Argentina, Belgrano played a prominent role in the Argentine Wars of Independence and is credited with creating the Flag of Argentina. Manuel Belgrano is regarded as one of the greatest heroes in the history of Argentina.

 46 
David Pakman
(Political Commentator)
David Pakman
1
Birthdate: February 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 47 
Julián Speroni
(Argentine Former Professional Football Goalkeeper)
Julián Speroni
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 48 
Gastón Gaudio
(Argentine Tennis Player Who Won the Last French Open before the Rafael Nadal Era)
Gastón Gaudio
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Known as the last winner of the French Open before Rafael Nadal began dominating the tournament, retired Argentine tennis player was a world number 5 in singles. Starting his training in the game at age 6, he initially chose to build a career in tennis to help his parents when their business failed.

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Fernando Muslera
(Uruguayan Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Fernando Muslera
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 50 
Luis Alberto Spinetta
(Musician, Singer)
Luis Alberto Spinetta
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 8, 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)