Dominican

Find out more about the greatest Dominicans, including Julio Iglesias, Albert Pujols, Massy Arias, Yaris Sanchez and Dashiexp.

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Albert Pujols
(Baseball player)

Albert Pujols
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Dominican-American baseball player Albert Pujols was a three-time MVP during his 11-year stint with the St. Louis Cardinals. An only child he grew up with an alcoholic father. He has been in the news for his $240 million contract with the LA Angels and for allegedly lying about his age.

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Sammy Sosa
(Baseball player)

Sammy Sosa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

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Karl-Anthony Towns
(Basketball player)

Karl-Anthony Towns
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edison, New Jersey

 4 
David Ortiz
(Baseball player)

David Ortiz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

David Ortiz is a Dominican-American former baseball player who played primarily for the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball. Nicknamed Big Papi for his strength, Ortiz is considered one of the greatest clutch hitters ever. Also regarded as one of the greatest designated hitters for Boston Red Sox, Ortiz helped the team end its 86-year World Series championship drought.

 5 
Pedro Martínez
(Baseball Player)

Pedro Martínez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic

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Dascha Polanco
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Birthdate: December 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 7 
Al Horford
(Basketball player Power Forward, Center)

Al Horford
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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 8 
Bartolo Colón
(Baseball player)

Bartolo Colón
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Altamira, Dominican Republic

 9 
Oscar de la Renta
(Fashion Designer)

Oscar de la Renta
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Died: October 20, 2014

 10 
Dania Ramirez
(Actress)

Dania Ramirez
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Birthdate: November 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Dominican-American actor Dania Ramirez is best known as Maya Herrera from Heroes, Blanca from The Sopranos, and Alex from Entourage. She has also appeared in films such as X-Men: The Last Stand and series such as Once Upon a Time. A model, too, she has appeared on various magazine covers.

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Manny Ramirez
(Baseball Player Left Fielder, Right Fielder)

Manny Ramirez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 12 
Vladimir Guerrero
(Baseball player)

Vladimir Guerrero
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nizao, Dominican Republic

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Natti Natasha
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Natti Natasha is a Dominican songwriter and singer whose debut studio album Iluminatti peaked at number three on the Top Latin Albums chart. The album was also certified Platinum by the RIAA. Iluminatti also won the Best Female Album award at the 2020 Tu Musica Urban Awards. Natasha draws inspiration from artists like Ivy Queen, Lauryn Hill, and Bob Marley.

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Fernando Tatis Jr.
(Baseball player)

Fernando Tatis Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

 15 
Adrián Beltré
(Baseball player)

Adrián Beltré
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 16 
José Bautista
(Baseball player)

José Bautista
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Carlos Pena
(Baseball first baseman)

Carlos Pena
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 18 
Yordano Ventura
(Baseball Player)

Yordano Ventura
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Samana, Dominican Republic
Died: January 22, 2017
Dominican baseball player Yordano Ventura, who made a name for himself as part of the MLB team Kansas City Royals, also won the 2015 World Series with his team. He left his fans and teammates shocked when he died in a car crash at the tender age of 25.

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Edwin Encarnación
(Baseball player)

Edwin Encarnación
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic

 20 
Junot Díaz
(Novelist)

Junot Díaz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Junot Díaz is a Dominican-American writer who works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a creative writing professor. He is also known for his association with the quarterly political and literary magazine Boston Review, where he works as a fiction editor. In 2017, he was made an inductee of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

 21 
Juan Soto
(Baseball player)

Juan Soto
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 22 
Nelson Cruz
(Baseball player)

Nelson Cruz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic

 23 
María Teresa Mirabal
(Political activist)

María Teresa Mirabal
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Died: November 25, 1960

María Argentina Minerva Mirabal Reyes
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Died: November 25, 1960

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Juan Luis Guerra
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 26 
Chris Duarte
(Basketball player)

Chris Duarte
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

 27 
Hanley Ramírez
(Baseball player)

Hanley Ramírez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Samaná (town) Samaná, Dominican Republic

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Amelia Vega
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 29 
Charlie Villanueva
(Basketball player)

Charlie Villanueva
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

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Junior Firpo
(Footballer defender position)

Junior Firpo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Fernando Tatis
(Baseball third baseman)

Fernando Tatis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

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José Reyes
(Baseball player)

José Reyes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Villa González, Dominican Republic

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Starlin Castro
(Baseball player)

Starlin Castro
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

 34 
Johnny Cueto
(Baseball player)

Johnny Cueto
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

 35 
Hemky Madera
(Known for his roles on the series Queen of the South, Brockmire and Weeds)

Hemky Madera
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Birthdate: November 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

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Melky Cabrera
(Baseball player)

Melky Cabrera
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Andrés García
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Birthdate: May 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Marcell Ozuna
(Baseball player)

Marcell Ozuna
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic

 39 
Alfonso Soriano
(Baseball player)

Alfonso Soriano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

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Mariano Díaz Mejía
(Footballer striker position)

Mariano Díaz Mejía
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Premià de Mar, Spain

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Patria Mercedes Mirabal Reyes
(Political Activists)

Patria Mercedes Mirabal Reyes
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Died: November 25, 1960

 42 
Jean Rhys
(Writer)

Jean Rhys
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roseau, Dominica, British West Indies
Died: May 14, 1979

Born in Dominica, to a Welsh father and a Creole mother, Jean Rhys grew up to be a celebrated author. She soared to fame with her novel Wide Sargasso Sea, which was inspired by the tale of Jane Eyre’s “madwoman in the attic.” She died before completing her memoir.

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Gary Sanchez
(Baseball player)

Gary Sanchez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Carlos Gómez
(Baseball player)

Carlos Gómez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago, Dominican Republic

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Juan Marichal
(Baseball player)

Juan Marichal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic

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Danny Almonte
(Baseball player)

Danny Almonte
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moca, Dominican Republic

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Laura Gomez actress
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States

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Winifer Fernandez
(Volleyball player)

Winifer Fernandez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

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Starling Marte
(Baseball player)

Starling Marte
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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John Calipari
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moon Township, Pennsylvania, USA