Famous People Born In Colombo

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 1 
Jack Churchill
(British Army Officer Who Fought in the World War II)
Jack Churchill
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 8, 1996
 2 
Dhee
(Singer)
Dhee
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
 3 
Ranil Wickremasinghe
(9th President of Sri Lanka)
Ranil Wickremasinghe
52
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
 4 
Radhika Sarathkumar
(Actress)
Radhika Sarathkumar
13
Birthdate: August 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
 5 
Aravinda de Silva
(Former Sri Lankan Cricketer and Captain)
Aravinda de Silva
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 6 
Sonali Deraniyagala
(Memoirist, Economist)
Sonali Deraniyagala
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1964 AD
 7 
Angelo Mathews
(Sri Lankan Professional Cricketer)
Angelo Mathews
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Mahela Jayawardene
(First Sri Lankan in the History of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup to Score a Century)
Mahela Jayawardene
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Ranasinghe Premadasa
(Third President of Sri Lanka)
Ranasinghe Premadasa
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 23, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 1, 1993
 10 
Chandrika Kumaratunga
(5th President of Sri Lanka (1994-2005))
Chandrika Kumaratunga
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
 11 
Ananda Coomaraswamy
(Metaphysician, Historian and a Celebrated Philosopher of Indian art)
Ananda Coomaraswamy
4
Birthdate: August 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 9, 1947
 12 
Pooja Umashankar
(Actress)
Pooja Umashankar
12
Birthdate: June 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 13 
Nirosha Radha
(Actress)
Nirosha Radha
4
Birthdate: January 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 14 
Raj Rajaratnam
(Sri Lankan-American Former Hedge Fund Manager Who Was Sentenced for Securities Fraud)
Raj Rajaratnam
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
 15 
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
(Diplomat, Politician, Lawyer)
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 8, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 26, 1959
 16 
J. R. Jayewardene
(2nd President of Sri Lanka (1978-1989), 7th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1977-1978))
J. R. Jayewardene
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 1, 1996
 17 
Bernard White
(Actor)
Bernard White
2
Birthdate: June 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
 18 
Kumar Mahadeva
(Founder and Original Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cognizant Technology Solutions)
Kumar Mahadeva
0
Listed In: Business People
 19 
Otara Gunewardene
(Businessperson)
Otara Gunewardene
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
 20 
Rosy Senanayake
(Sri Lankan Politician, Former Beauty Queen and Current Mayor of Colombo)
Rosy Senanayake
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 21 
Thisara Perera
(Sri Lankan International Cricketer)
Thisara Perera
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Maureen Hingert
(Model)
Maureen Hingert
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 9, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 23 
Dilhani Ekanayake
(Actor)
Dilhani Ekanayake
1
Birthdate: March 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
 24 
Anarkali Akarsha
(Sri Lankan Actress, Model, TV Host, Singer, and Politician)
Anarkali Akarsha
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
 25 
Dinakshie Priyasad
(Actress)
Dinakshie Priyasad
6
Birthdate: March 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 26 
Chathurika Peiris
(Actress)
Chathurika Peiris
1
Birthdate: January 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 27 
Robert Napier, 1st Baron Napier
(Army officer)
Robert Napier, 1st Baron Napier
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 6, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 14, 1890
 28 
Chulakshi Ranathunga
(Actress, Model)
Chulakshi Ranathunga
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson
(Businesswoman)
Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 30 
Chitral Somapala
(Singer, Musician)
Chitral Somapala
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 31 
Sunethra Bandaranaike
(Sirimavo Bandaranaike's Daughter)
Sunethra Bandaranaike
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
 32 
Ravi Jayewardene
(Sport Shooter, Aviator)
Ravi Jayewardene
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 2, 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Sheshadri Priyasad
(Actress, Television Presenter)
Sheshadri Priyasad
4
Birthdate: December 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 34 
Paboda Sandeepani
(Actress)
Paboda Sandeepani
0
Birthdate: January 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 35 
Rumesh Ratnayake
(Former Sri Lankan Cricketer Who Played in 23 Test Matches and 70 One Day Internationals)
Rumesh Ratnayake
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 36 
J. A. Milton Perera
(Playback singer)
J. A. Milton Perera
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 24, 1991
 37 
Madhavee Wathsala Anthony
(Actress)
Madhavee Wathsala Anthony
3
Birthdate: August 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
 38 
Ray Wijewardene
(Engineer, Sailors)
Ray Wijewardene
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 18, 2010
 39 
Channa Perera
(Actor)
Channa Perera
1
Birthdate: August 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
 40 
Kusum Renu
(Actress)
Kusum Renu
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 41 
Indrachapa Liyanage
(Singer)
Indrachapa Liyanage
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 42 
Dilani Abeywardana
(Actress)
Dilani Abeywardana
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 43 
Frederick G. Donnan
(Chemist)
Frederick G. Donnan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1870
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 16, 1956
 44 
Gayesha Perera
(Actress, Model)
Gayesha Perera
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 45 
Jayalal Rohana
(Actor, Writer)
Jayalal Rohana
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 11, 2021
 46 
Shashikala Siriwardene
(Sri Lankan Former All-rounder Cricketer)
Shashikala Siriwardene
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 47 
Thesara Jayawardane
(Actress, Singer)
Thesara Jayawardane
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
 48 
Nayanathara Wickramaarachchi
(Actress)
Nayanathara Wickramaarachchi
3
Birthdate: January 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 49 
Udeni Dona
(Emirati Cricketer)
Udeni Dona
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
 50 
Timothy R. Parsons
(Canadian Oceanographer and Biologist Who Tried Building a Holistic Approach to Studying Oceans)
Timothy R. Parsons
0
Birthdate: November 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio