Dominican

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

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 1 Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
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.

 2 Sammy Sosa

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

 3 Karl-Anthony Towns

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

 4 Manny Ramirez

Manny Ramirez.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: May 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 5 Al Horford

Al Horford.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata

 6 Pedro Martínez

Pedro Martínez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: October 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic
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 7 Dascha Polanco

Dascha Polanco
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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 8 Dania Ramirez

Dania Ramirez.
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Famous As: Actress
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.

 9 John Calipari

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

 10 Bartolo Colón

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

 11 Vladimir Guerrero

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

 12 Natti Natasha

Natti Natasha.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
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.

 13 Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina

Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Dominican Republic
Birthdate: October 24, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Cristóbal Province, Dominican Republic
Died: May 30, 1961

Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina was a Dominican dictator. He ruled the Dominican Republic from 1930 to 1961, serving as president for 18 years and as an unelected military strongman for the rest of the time. While he was in power, the Dominican Republic witnessed large-scale violence and his 31-year-rule is regarded as one of the bloodiest eras in the Americas.

 14 Adrián Beltré

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

 15 Carlos Pena

Carlos Pena
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball first baseman
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 16 Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz.
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Famous As: Writer
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.

 17 Edwin Encarnación

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

 18 Yordano Ventura

Yordano Ventura.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
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.

 19 Jorge Lendeborg Jr.

Jorge Lendeborg Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 20 Patria Mercedes Mirabal Reyes

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

 21 María Argentina Minerva Mirabal Reyes

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

 22 Gary Sanchez

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

 23 Johnny Cueto

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

 24 Hanley Ramírez

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

 25 Nelson Cruz

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

 26 Juan Luis Guerra

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

 27 Juan Soto

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

 28 Porfirio Rubirosa

Porfirio Rubirosa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: January 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Died: July 5, 1965

 29 Charlie Villanueva

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

 30 Amelia Vega

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

 31 Alfonso Soriano

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

 32 Starlin Castro

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

 33 José Reyes

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

 34 Melky Cabrera

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

 35 Fernando Rodney

Fernando Rodney
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: March 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Samaná

 36 Luis Rojas

Luis Rojas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball manager
Birthdate: September 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 37 Winifer Fernandez

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

 38 Andrés García

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

 39 Laura Gomez actress

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

 40 Juan Marichal

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

 41 Carlos Gómez

Carlos Gómez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago de los Caballeros

 42 Danny Almonte

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

 43 Jean Rhys

Jean Rhys
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
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.

 44 Jeison Rosario

Jeison Rosario
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 45 Marcell Ozuna

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

 46 Miguel Tejada

Miguel Tejada
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: May 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baní, Dominican Republic

 47 Danilo Medina

Danilo Medina
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Economist, Politician
Birthdate: November 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bohechío

 48 José Bautista

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

 49 Oscar Taveras

Oscar Taveras
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: June 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata
Died: October 26, 2014

 50 Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: September 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baní, Peravia, Dominican Republic