Famous People Born In Caracas

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Simon Bolivar
(Revolutionary & Military Leader)
Simon Bolivar
46
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 24, 1783
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 17, 1830
After losing his parents as a child, Simon Bolivar also lost his Spanish wife to yellow fever later and thus decided to devote himself to politics. He was the first president of Gran Colombia and Bolivia, and also led Peru and Venezuela in their fight for freedom, against Spain.
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Lele Pons
(Viner, YouTuber)
Lele Pons
59
Birthdate: July 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo

Lele Pons is one of the many internet stars who started their journey on the now-defunct service, Vine. After becoming the first person to reach one billion loops on Vine, Pons started branching out and created comedy sketches for YouTube. She has since used her popularity to establish herself in the mainstream entertainment industry, appearing in films and TV series.

 3 
Carolina Herrera
(Venezuelan Fashion Designer Known for Her Elegance and for Dressing Various First Ladies)
Carolina Herrera
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Born into an affluent political family of Caracas, Carolina Herrera was introduced to fashion by her socialite grandmother. The Venezuelan-American designer, who owns a luxury clothing line and a fragrance line, is known for dressing up celebrities and eminent personalities such as Michelle Obama and Renee Zellweger. 
 4 
Santiago Cabrera
(Chilean-British Actor )
Santiago Cabrera
15
Birthdate: May 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Majandra Delfino
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Roles as ‘Maria DeLuca’ on TV Series ‘Roswell’)
Majandra Delfino
2
Birthdate: February 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces

Majandra Delfino is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Maria DeLuca in a science fiction TV series titled Roswell. Also known for her skills as a singer, Delfino has released a couple of albums through Red Velvet Cake Records, her own record company.

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Salomón Rondón
(Venezuelan Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Salomón Rondón
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Garbine Muguruza
(Tennis player)
Garbine Muguruza
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Rafael de La Fuente
(Television actor, Singer, Actor, Film actor)
Rafael de La Fuente
4
Birthdate: November 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 9 
Gaby Espino
(Actor, Model)
Gaby Espino
3
Birthdate: November 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Gleyber Torres
(Baseball player)
Gleyber Torres
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Milka Duno
(Racecar driver)
Milka Duno
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
 12 
Dayana Mendoza
(Model, Beauty pageant contestant)
Dayana Mendoza
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 13 
Omar Vizquel
(Baseball player)
Omar Vizquel
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Jacqueline Saburido
(Journalist)
Jacqueline Saburido
7
Birthdate: December 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 15 
Sebastian Gutierrez
(Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer)
Sebastian Gutierrez
2
Birthdate: September 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo

Sebastian Gutierrez is a Venezuelan screenwriter and filmmaker known for writing the screenplays of popular movies like The Eye, Snakes on a Plane, and Gothika. He is also credited with creating, writing, and directing the crime drama television series, Jett. Sebastian Gutierrez also received critical acclaim for directing the 1998 crime thriller movie Judas Kiss, which marked his directorial debut.

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Evaluna Montaner
(Actress)
Evaluna Montaner
1
Birthdate: August 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 17 
Manuel Blum
(Computer scientist, University teacher)
Manuel Blum
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 26, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
 18 
Veronica Macedo
(Venezuelan Mixed Martial Artist)
Veronica Macedo
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 19 
Nicolás Maduro
(President of Venezuela)
Nicolás Maduro
34
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nicolás Maduro was a bus driver and a union leader before being elected to the National Assembly. He held important administrative posts under Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez, before taking over as the president after Chávez’s death in 2013. A dictator, he is held responsible for the economic failure of Venezuela.
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Liberty Phoenix
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Birthdate: July 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Liberty Phoenix, younger sister of River, Rain, and Joaquin Phoenix, and older sister of Summer Phoenix, has appeared in several TV projects, such as Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Kate's Secret. She had a punk band, too. After quitting acting, she taught midwifery and also became a designer.
 21 
Elizabeth Avellán
(Film producer, Actresses)
Elizabeth Avellán
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Birthdate: November 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 22 
Carlos the Jackal
(Mercenary, Terrorist)
Carlos the Jackal
11
Birthdate: October 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
 23 
Andrés Galarraga
(Baseball player)
Andrés Galarraga
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
Miku
(Venezuelan Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Miku
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Scarlet Ortiz
(Venezuelan Actress)
Scarlet Ortiz
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 12, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 26 
Danny
(Portuguese Retired Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Danny
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo

Danny is a Portuguese retired football player who played as a midfielder for popular teams like Marítimo, Zenit St. Petersburg, and Dynamo Moscow. He helped Zenit win the UEFA Super Cup in 2008 and the Russian Football Premier League in 2010, 2012, and 2015. Danny also represented the Portugal national team from 2008 to 2016.

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Francisco de Miranda
(Venezuelan Revolutionary and Military Leader)
Francisco de Miranda
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1750
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 14, 1816

Francisco de Miranda was a Venezuelan revolutionary and military leader. He is considered a predecessor of Simón Bolívar, who liberated much of South America during the Spanish American wars of independence. Miranda is best remembered for his role in three major political movements of his time: the French Revolution, the American Revolutionary War, and the Spanish American Wars of Independence. 

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Johnny Cecotto
(Venezuelan Former Professional Motorcycle Racer)
Johnny Cecotto
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 29 
Kimberly Dos Ramos
(Television presenter, Actor, Singer, Model)
Kimberly Dos Ramos
5
Birthdate: April 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
 30 
Dross Rotzank
(Venezuelan Writer and YouTuber)
Dross Rotzank
4
Birthdate: July 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer

Dross Rotzank is a Venezuelan writer and YouTuber. He started his career as a journalist before establishing himself as a blogger and YouTuber. He achieved popularity when he started posting horror videos on his YouTube channel. At the 2018 and 2019 Martín Fierro Awards, Dross Rotzank was honored with the Digital Artist and Digital Vision Award respectively.

 31 
Serge Blanco
(Athlete)
Serge Blanco
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 32 
Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark
(Princess)
Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
 33 
Fernando Carrillo
(Actor who is most known for his telenovelas, such as María Isabel and his most popular, Rosalinda starring with Mexican superstar Thalía)
Fernando Carrillo
1
Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Magglio Ordóñez
(Baseball player)
Magglio Ordóñez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 35 
John Cox
(Basketball player)
John Cox
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Alejandro Marqués
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Alejandro Marqués
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Daniel Dhers
(Venezuelan Professional Bmx Rider)
Daniel Dhers
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 38 
Norkys Batista
(Venezuelan actress)
Norkys Batista
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
 39 
Franco De Vita
(Award-Winning Venezuelan Latin Grammy Singer-Songwriter Known for His Albums ‘Stop’ and ‘Extranjero’)
Franco De Vita
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Venezuelan Latin Grammy singer-songwriter Franco De Vita gained-attention with the album Franco De Vita that included Spanish-language hits like Somos Tres and Un Buen Perdedor. Moving on, he released other notable albums like Extranjero, a song of which, No Basta garnered critical-acclaim and reached atop the Billboard Latin music charts in the US and bagged an MTV Video Music Award

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Teresa Carreno
(Pianist an internationally renowned virtuoso pianist and was often referred to as the)
Teresa Carreno
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 22, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 12, 1917

Teresa Carreno was a Venezuelan composer, conductor, and pianist. During the course of her illustrious career, which spanned more than 50 years, Carreno achieved international popularity as a virtuoso pianist and was nicknamed the Valkyrie of the Piano. Carreno is also credited with teaching pianists like Edward MacDowell, who went on to become a popular pianist in his own right.

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Reynaldo Hahn
(French Composer and Conductor)
Reynaldo Hahn
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 28, 1947

Reynaldo Hahn was a Venezuelan-born French conductor, composer, singer, and music critic. A prolific composer, Hahn wrote a wide range of piano works and chamber music. His orchestral works include tone poems, concertos ballets, as well as incidental music for films and plays. Towards the end of his career, Reynaldo Hahn served as the director of the Paris Opéra. 

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María Gabriela de Faría
(Actress known as Isa Pasquali on the wildly popular Nickelodeon series Isa TKM and also appeared on the series Grachi)
María Gabriela de Faría
2
Birthdate: September 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 43 
Enrique Guzmán
(Singer and one of the pioneers of Rock & Roll in Mexico)
Enrique Guzmán
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 44 
Lorena García
(Chef Who Competed on Top Chef Masters)
Lorena García
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: February 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
 45 
Natasha Domínguez
(Venezuelan actress)
Natasha Domínguez
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
 46 
Rómulo Gallegos
(Nobel Prize-Nominated Novelist Who Was Also Venezuela's First Freely Elected President)
Rómulo Gallegos
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 2, 1884
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 5, 1969

Rómulo Gallegos was not just the first freely elected president of Venezuela but was also a Nobel Prize-nominated novelist. His written works include the iconic novels Doña Bárbara and Canaima. He was ousted from his office by the 1948 Venezuelan coup headed by several leading army officers.

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Carlos Lavado
(Venezuelan Former Professional Motorcycle Racer)
Carlos Lavado
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
 48 
Baruj Benacerraf
(Immunologist)
Baruj Benacerraf
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 2, 2011

Baruj Benacerraf was a Venezuelan-American immunologist whose discovery of the MHC genes earned him the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1980; he shared the prize with George Davis Snell and Jean Dausset. Over the course of his illustrious career, Benacerraf received several other awards, such as the National Medal of Science in 1990.

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Andrés Bello
(An Exemplary Figure in the History of Spanish American Culture Noted for His Work as a Naturalist)
Andrés Bello
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 29, 1781
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 15, 1865

Regarded as the intellectual father of South America, Venezuelan-Chilean poet Andrés Bello one taught revolutionary leader Simón Bolívar and also inspired the struggle for Venezuelan independence. He established the University of Chile and also penned masterpieces such as Las Silvas Americanas. As a legislator, he inspired the Chilean Civil Code.

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Maritza Sayalero
(Miss Venezuela 1979, Miss Universe 1979)
Maritza Sayalero
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)