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Canelo Álvarez
(Mexican Professional Boxer)
Canelo Álvarez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Named the world’s best active boxer by BoxRec and other sports organizations, Mexican welterweight Canelo Álvarez is a skilled counterpuncher. He won a silver at the Mexican National Championship at 15 and has earned the WBC, WBA, and Ring Magazine light middleweight titles. He is known for his knockout wins. 
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Guillermo del Toro
(Film Director Best Known For Movies 'Pan's Labyrinth' & 'The Shape of Water')
Guillermo del Toro
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Birthdate: October 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra

Guillermo del Toro is one of the most popular Mexican filmmakers of all time. Along with Alejandro Iñárritu and Alfonso Cuarón, he is known as one of the Three Amigos of Cinema. He also played a major role as a former special effects makeup artist. In 2018, he was named in Time's 100 most influential people in the world list.

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Sergio Pérez
(Mexican Formula One Driver)
Sergio Pérez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Starting racing at age 6, Mexican racing driver Sergio Pérez, nicknamed Checo, scripted history by scoring more points than any Mexican in Formula One history. The winner of titles such as the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix and the 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, he is now associated with Red Bull Racing.

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Javier Hernández
(Mexican Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Javier Hernández
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini

Javier Hernández is a professional football player and the first Mexican to represent the popular football club Manchester United. An important player for his national team, Hernández is the all-time leading goal-scorer for Mexico. He has represented Mexico at important tournaments like 2010, 2014, and 2018 FIFA World Cups. Hernández also serves as an inspiration to many aspiring Mexican footballers.

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Gael García Bernal
(Mexican Actor Known for His Work in Films That Portrayed Men and Women in Taboo or Nonconformist Relationships)
Gael García Bernal
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Birthdate: November 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Being the son of actor Patricia Bernal and director José Ángel García, Gael García Bernal was no stranger to entertainment as a kid. The Mexican actor-director is known for dealing with taboo relationships in his films and for his Golden Globe-winning role in the series Mozart in the Jungle.

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Guillermo Ochoa
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Guillermo Ochoa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer

Guillermo Ochoa is a Mexican professional footballer. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for Liga MX club América and the Mexico national team. He made his senior-level professional debut in 2004 and won his first league title in 2005. He has been a part of many FIFA World Cup squads. He is married to Mexican model Karla Mora. 

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Katy Jurado
(Mexican Actress)
Katy Jurado
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Birthdate: January 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 5, 2002
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Ximena Navarrete
(Model, Actress)
Ximena Navarrete
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Ximena Navarrete is a Mexican actress, model, beauty queen, and TV host. In 2010, she became only the second Mexican to win the Miss Universe title. After starting modeling at the age of 16, Navarrete took part in many beauty pageants in Mexico. After winning the Miss Universe title, Ximena Navarrete started working with humanitarian organizations, such as Children International.
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Lorena Ochoa
(Golfer)
Lorena Ochoa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Ximena Sariñana
(Mexican Singer-Songwriter and Actress)
Ximena Sariñana
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Ximena Sariñana is a Mexican actress and singer-songwriter whose debut album Mediocre earned her international recognition and a Grammy nomination in 2009. Ximena Sariñana is also known for her humanitarian efforts; in 2020, she took part in a charity single titled Resistiré México in an attempt to help those in need in Mexico.

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Jacqueline Bracamontes
(Popular telenovela actress who won the Nuestra Belleza México 2000.)
Jacqueline Bracamontes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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José Ron
(Mexican Actor)
José Ron
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Birthdate: August 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
(Actor and Model)
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
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Birthdate: February 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo is a Mexican actor known for playing important roles in films like Bless Me, Ultima and Cake. Garcia-Rulfo, who had learnt horse riding during his growing up days in a ranch in Jalisco, had to take up gun training later in his life when he was playing an outlaw named Vasquez in the 2016 western film Magnificent Seven.

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Andrés Guardado
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Andrés Guardado
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra

Affectionately known to his fans as Principito, or Little Prince, Mexican footballer Andrés Guardado has had a successful stint as defensive midfielder for Real Betis. Starting his career with Atlas, he has later also played for teams such as Valencia and has now captains the Mexican national team.

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Samantha Bricio
(Mexican Volleyball Professional Player)
Samantha Bricio
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Luis Barragán
(Mexican architect)
Luis Barragán
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 9, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 22, 1988
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Jorge Rivero
(Mexican actor with a career spanning two continents (America and Europe))
Jorge Rivero
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Birthdate: June 15, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Ramón Álvarez
(Mexican Professional Boxer)
Ramón Álvarez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo

Ramón Álvarez is a Mexican boxer who made world history in 2008 when he and his seven brothers fought on the same card! Over the years, Ramón Álvarez has scored important wins against famous boxers like Jorge Páez Jr., Ben Tackie, and Vivian Harris.

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Carlos Salcedo
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Carlos Salcedo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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José de Jesús Corona
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
José de Jesús Corona
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Erick Torres Padilla
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Erick Torres Padilla
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Marco Fabián
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Marco Fabián
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Abner Mares
(Mexican-American Professional Boxer)
Abner Mares
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Abner Mares is a Mexican-born American boxer best known for his multiple world championship reigns in three different weight classes. He has held important titles like the IBF bantamweight title, WBC super-bantamweight title, WBC featherweight title, and WBA (Regular) featherweight title. Mares has represented Mexico at international tournaments, including the 2003 Pan American Games where he won a silver medal.

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Dr. Atl
(Painter and writer)
Dr. Atl
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Birthdate: October 3, 1875
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 15, 1964

Mexican painter and writer Gerardo Murillo Cornado, more famous by his pseudonym Dr. Atl, was a pioneer of the Mexican movement for artistic nationalism. During Mexican Revolution, Cornado supported the Constitutionalist faction. He was also interested in study of volcanoes and was considered an expert volcanologist. His notable paintings include those of the volcanoes of Popocatépetl and Ixtacihuatl.

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Jorge Blanco
(Mexican Musician and Actor, Known for His Role as 'Leon Vargas' on the Disney TV series ‘Violetta’)
Jorge Blanco
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Jorge Blanco is a Mexican musician, singer, dancer, and actor. He is best known for playing León Vargas in the Disney Channel TV series Violetta. He began his career as a teenager by appearing in a few TV shows. Eventually, he launched his music career as well and has released numerous singles. He is multilingual. 

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Néstor Araujo
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Néstor Araujo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Oswaldo Sánchez
(Mexican Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Oswaldo Sánchez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Juan Ferrara
(Actor)
Juan Ferrara
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Birthdate: November 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Alfredo Adame
(Actor)
Alfredo Adame
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Birthdate: June 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Tavi Castro
(Bodybuilder known for his sizable tavicastro Instagram account, where he has garnered more than 3.1 million followers)
Tavi Castro
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Miguel Vázquez
(Mexican Professional Boxer)
Miguel Vázquez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Miguel Vázquez is a Mexican boxer best known for his IBF lightweight championship reign from 2010 to 2014. Vázquez, who has won many of his fights via knockout, is renowned for scoring important victories against opponents like Cosme Rivera, Jerry Belmontes, Denis Shafikov, and Leonardo Zappavigna.   

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Jaydy Michel
(Actress role as Celia on the series Los Serrano)
Jaydy Michel
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Birthdate: December 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Patricia Riggen
(Film director best known for directing the 2007 film Under the Same Moon)
Patricia Riggen
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Birthdate: June 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Valentín Gómez Farías
(Politician)
Valentín Gómez Farías
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 14, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 5, 1858
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Tito Guízar
(Actor)
Tito Guízar
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Birthdate: April 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 24, 1999
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Iván García
(Mexican Diver)
Iván García
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Jade Fraser
(Actress)
Jade Fraser
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Birthdate: January 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Germán Sánchez
(Mexican Diver)
Germán Sánchez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Alfonso Gómez
(Boxer)
Alfonso Gómez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Juan Soriano
(Mexican Artist Known for His Paintings, Sculptures and Theater Work)
Juan Soriano
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Birthdate: August 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 10, 2006

A child prodigy, Mexican artist Juan Soriano began exhibiting his art at age 14. Inspired by several schools of art, he introduced his signature style of romantic realism. Apart from being a fine painter and sculptor, the National Art Prize winner also designed sets and costumes for theater.

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Agustín Yáñez
(Former Governor of Jalisco)
Agustín Yáñez
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 4, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 17, 1980

Though a qualified lawyer, Agustín Yáñez gained fame as an author. While he initially contributed to the journal The Province Banner, he later soared to fame with novels such as The Edge of the Storm. He had also been the governor of Jalisco and Mexico’s secretary of education.

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Laura Sánchez
(Mexican Diver)
Laura Sánchez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Oscar Morales
(Mexican YouTuber and Social Media Celebrity)
Oscar Morales
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra

Oscar Morales is a Mexican YouTuber and social media celebrity. He is best known as the patriarch of the popular YouTube channel OKbaby. After breaking up with his partner Kyra Sivertson, Oscar Morales started focusing on his self-titled channel, where he currently posts vlogs and adventure-based videos.

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Omar Arellano
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Omar Arellano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Enrique González Martínez
(Mexican Poet, Physician, and Diplomat)
Enrique González Martínez
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 19, 1952

Initially a physician and a professor of physiology, Enrique González Martínez later became one of the finest poets of Mexico, drawing on Modernism and French Symbolism. Best remembered for his iconic sonnet Wring the Neck of the Swan, he had also been a diplomat and had served in the Ministry of Education.

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Orson Padilla
(TikTok Star Who Posts Original Comedy, Music and Dance Clips)
Orson Padilla
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Birthdate: January 30, 2001
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Tadeo Fernandez
(Reality Star Who Joined in the Original Cast of Acapulco Shore)
Tadeo Fernandez
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Birthdate: July 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Eddie Judge
(Reality Star as Tamra Judge's Husband)
Eddie Judge
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Birthdate: March 31, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
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German Martinez
(Reality Star as Competitor on the 4th Season of Big Brother Mexico 2015)
German Martinez
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Birthdate: August 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
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Evelyn Guijarro
(Reality Star Who Competed on Exatlón Mexico)
Evelyn Guijarro
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Birthdate: June 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini