Famous Costa Rican Women

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 1 
Maribel Guardia
7
Birthdate: May 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 2 
Laura Chinchilla
(46th President of Costa Rica (2010 - 2014))
Laura Chinchilla
6
Birthdate: March 28, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carmen, Costa Rica

The first female president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, had worked as an NGO consultant in Africa and Latin America before stepping into politics. The National Liberation Party member has earned several honorary doctorates and now teaches public policy at Georgetown University. Though an LGBT sympathizer, she opposes same-sex marriages.

 3 
Debi Nova
(Singer-songwriter)
Debi Nova
3
Birthdate: August 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
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 4 
Hanna Gabriel
1
Birthdate: January 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
 5 
Epsy Campbell Barr
(Politician)
Epsy Campbell Barr
2
Birthdate: July 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 6 
Natalia Carvajal
4
Birthdate: September 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Escazú, Costa Rica
 7 
Claudia Poll
(Swimmer)
Claudia Poll
6
Birthdate: December 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Managua Managua, Nicaragua
 8 
Christiana Figueres
8
Birthdate: August 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
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 9 
Raquel Rodríguez
(Soccer player)
Raquel Rodríguez
1
Birthdate: October 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 10 
MishCatt
(Singer-songwriter)
MishCatt
2
Birthplace: Costa Rica
 11 
Chavela Vargas
(She was especially known for her rendition of Mexican rancheras)
Chavela Vargas
3
Birthdate: April 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Joaquín de Flores, Costa Rica
Died: August 5, 2012
 12 
Shirley Cruz
(Football player)
Shirley Cruz
2
Birthdate: August 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 13 
Bali Rodríguez
3
Birthdate: August 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 14 
Anastasia Acosta
3
Birthdate: April 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 15 
Carmen Lyra
(Writer)
Carmen Lyra
1
Birthdate: January 15, 1888
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: May 14, 1949
 16 
Leonora Jiménez
3
Birthdate: January 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Ana, Costa Rica
 17 
Karina Ramos
1
Birthdate: July 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Heredia, Costa Rica
 18 
Silvia Poll
(Swimmer)
Silvia Poll
2
Birthdate: September 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Managua Managua, Nicaragua
 19 
Yokasta Valle
4
Birthdate: August 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matagalpa, Nicaragua
 20 
Paola Chacón
2
Birthdate: April 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 21 
Andrea Vargas
(Athlete)
Andrea Vargas
1
Birthdate: May 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
 22 
Natasha Aguilar
0
Birthdate: June 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Costa Rica
Died: January 1, 2016
 23 
Karen Olsen Beck
3
Birthdate: January 31, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 24 
Carmen Muñoz
(Politician)
Carmen Muñoz
0
Birthdate: December 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alajuelita, Costa Rica
 25 
Gabriela Traña
(Long-distance runner)
Gabriela Traña
1
Birthdate: March 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
 26 
Maria Gonzalez Roesch
2
Birthdate: June 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 27 
Pancha Carrasco
0
Birthdate: April 8, 1816
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cartago, Costa Rica
Died: December 31, 1890
 28 
Xenia de la Ossa
(Physicist)
Xenia de la Ossa
1
Birthdate: June 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 29 
Sandra Cauffman
(Electrical engineer)
Sandra Cauffman
0
Birthdate: May 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Costa Rica
Elizabeth Odio Benito
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
 31 
Isabel Urcuyo
(Diplomat)
Isabel Urcuyo
0
Birthdate: July 31, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Costa Rica
Died: August 30, 2014
 32 
Alda Facio
(Writer)
Alda Facio
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
 33 
Melissa Herrera
(Football player)
Melissa Herrera
0
Birthdate: October 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica
 34 
Gloriana Villalobos
(Football player)
Gloriana Villalobos
0
Birthdate: August 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Doris Yankelewitz Berger
0
Birthdate: May 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: May 18, 2016
 36 
Yolanda Oreamuno
0
Birthdate: April 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Jose, Costa Rica
Died: July 8, 1956
 37 
Johanna Solano
1
Birthdate: October 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 38 
Carmen Naranjo
(Novelist)
Carmen Naranjo
0
Birthdate: January 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cartago, Costa Rica
Died: January 4, 2012
 39 
Shirley Campbell Barr
1
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 40 
Daniela Cruz
(Football player)
Daniela Cruz
1
Birthdate: March 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tibás, Costa Rica
 41 
Brenda Castro
2
Birthdate: July 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guapiles, Costa Rica
 42 
Gabriela Guillen
(Association football player)
Gabriela Guillen
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tibás, Costa Rica
 43 
María José Castillo
0
Birthdate: August 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Heredia, Costa Rica
 44 
Carolina Venegas
(Football player)
Carolina Venegas
0
Birthdate: September 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Costa Rica
 45 
Eunice Odio
0
Birthdate: October 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: March 23, 1974
 46 
Pacífica Fernández
0
Birthdate: August 23, 1828
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: March 31, 1885
 47 
Ángela Acuña Braun
0
Birthdate: October 2, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cartago, Costa Rica
Died: October 10, 1983
 48 
Margarita Madrigal
1
Birthdate: May 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
Died: July 23, 1983
 49 
Katherine Alvarado
(Football player)
Katherine Alvarado
0
Birthdate: April 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guatuso, Costa Ric
 50 
Patricia Mora Castellanos
0
Birthdate: January 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Unknown