Famous People Born In Colombia

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 1 
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
29
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 17, 2014
 2 
James Rodríguez
(Colombian Professional Football Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
James Rodríguez
35
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
John Leguizamo
(Comedian & Actor Know for His Role in 'Super Mario Bros' as 'Luigi')
John Leguizamo
22
Birthdate: July 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Sebastián Marroquín
(Son of Pablo Escobar)
Sebastián Marroquín
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
 5 
Lupe Fuentes
(House Music Producer, DJ, and Former Pornographic Actress)
Lupe Fuentes
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 4'9" (145 cm)
 6 
Juan Pablo Montoya
(Colombian Racing Driver)
Juan Pablo Montoya
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
 7 
Juan Cuadrado
(Colombian Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder & Defender)
Juan Cuadrado
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Carlos Valdes
11
Birthdate: April 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
David Ospina
(Colombian Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
David Ospina
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Carlos Bacca
(Colombian Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Carlos Bacca
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
Carmen Villalobos
(Actress, Model)
Carmen Villalobos
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 12 
Craig Melvin
(Journalist, News Anchor)
Craig Melvin
6
Birthdate: May 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
 13 
Juanes
(One of the Best Selling and Grammy Award Winning Colombian Hard Rock Musician)
Juanes
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 14 
Juan Pablo Raba
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Gustavo Gaviria’ in the TV Series ‘Narcos’)
Juan Pablo Raba
4
Birthdate: January 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Catalina Sandino Moreno
5
Birthdate: April 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 16 
Nairo Quintana
(Considered the Best Colombian Road Cyclist of All Time)
Nairo Quintana
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 17 
Ximena Duque
(Colombian Actress and Model.)
Ximena Duque
6
Birthdate: January 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Paula Garces
(Actress)
Paula Garces
5
Birthdate: March 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Cristina Umaña
2
Birthdate: December 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Juan Carlos Osorio
(Former Colombian Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Juan Carlos Osorio
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 21 
Gio Urshela
(Colombian Baseball Player Who Plays as Third Baseman)
Gio Urshela
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Jorge Salcedo Cabrera
(Civil engineer)
Jorge Salcedo Cabrera
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 23 
Ernesto Samper Pizano
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
 24 
Edgar Renteria
(Colombian Retired Baseball Player Who Played as a Shortstop)
Edgar Renteria
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
 25 
Lillo Brancato
(For his performance as Calogero Anello in Robert De Niro's 1993 directorial debut)
Lillo Brancato
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 26 
Óscar Rivas
(Colombian Professional Boxer)
Óscar Rivas
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Iván Duque
(President of Colombia)
Iván Duque
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Paola Rey
(Actress, Model)
Paola Rey
2
Birthdate: December 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 29 
Andrés Pastrana Arango
(30th President of Colombia (1998 - 2002))
Andrés Pastrana Arango
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
 30 
Sandra Vergara
(She has served as a correspondent for People magazine‘s series People (The TV Show))
Sandra Vergara
3
Birthdate: September 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
 31 
José Quintana
(Colombian Baseball Player Who Plays as a Pitcher)
José Quintana
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 32 
Virgilio Barco Vargas
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 20, 1997
 33 
Sabina Mazo
(Colombian Mixed Martial Artist)
Sabina Mazo
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 34 
Gustavo Rojas Pinilla
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 12, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 17, 1975
 35 
Eleider Álvarez
(Colombian Boxer who Specializes in Light-Heavyweight Division)
Eleider Álvarez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Samuel Vargas
(Canadian-Colombian Boxer Who Specializes in Welterweight and Light Middleweight Divisions)
Samuel Vargas
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 37 
Jon Henrik Fjallgren
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
 38 
Óscar Figueroa
(Colombian Weightlifter and Olympic Gold Medallist)
Óscar Figueroa
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 39 
Manuel Marulanda
(Guerrilla leader)
Manuel Marulanda
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 26, 2008
 40 
Juan Sebastián Cabal
(Colombian Tennis Player Who Specializes in Doubles)
Juan Sebastián Cabal
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
Francisco de Paula Santander
(President of Colombia)
Francisco de Paula Santander
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 2, 1792
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 6, 1840
 42 
Julio César Turbay Ayala
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 13, 2005
 43 
Fabio Ochoa Vásquez
(Former Key Member of 'Medellín Cartel', Serving 30-Year Prison Term in the US)
Fabio Ochoa Vásquez
8
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 2, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
 44 
Miguel Calero
(Colombian Football Player Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Miguel Calero
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 4, 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 45 
Alfonso Cano
(Revolutionary)
Alfonso Cano
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 4, 2011
 46 
Daniel Elahi Galán
(Colombian Professional Tennis Player and Presently the Country’s No. 1 Player)
Daniel Elahi Galán
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 47 
Jaime Garzón
(Colombian Journalist, Politician, Comedian, and Peace Activist)
Jaime Garzón
0
Birthdate: October 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 13, 1999
 48 
Mario Yepes
(Colombian Retired Football Player Who Played as a Defender)
Mario Yepes
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 49 
Edison Miranda
(Colombian Retired Boxer Who Competed in Various Weight Classes)
Edison Miranda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 50 
Luis Carlos López
(Colombian Poet)
Luis Carlos López
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 11, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 30, 1950