Find out more about the greatest Lebanese, including Serj Tankian, Rafic Hariri, Nancy Ajram, Elie Saab and Khalil Gibran.

If you thought that Lebanon’s only claim to fame was its world-famous hummus, halloumi, falafel and tabouleh, it is time to up your information quotient about the land! Home to world’s most loved cuisine, Middle East’s most glamorous city, Beirut and a string of beach resorts (things that will immediately put you into a holiday mood), Lebanon has also been home to fiery orators, fine entertainers, world-class diplomats and politicians, and, exceptionally talented sportsmen, musicians, artistes, innovators and many more. That’s right! We bet you did not know that the “Matrix” star Keanu Reeves was from Lebanon? Or that George Clooney’s lawyer wife Amal Clooney too called Lebanon her home? Or that the writer of “Broken Wings” Gibran Khalil Gibran was born in this Middle Eastern country? With so many important names to its claim, Lebanon stands as a mine of famous men and women. To know more about famous Lebanese people, delve deep into their biographies and learn all about their timeline, trivia, and interesting facts.
Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves
(Actor)

02 September 1964

Beirut, Lebanon

Virgo

Serj TankianSerj Tankian
(Singer-songwriter)

21 August 1967

Beirut, Lebanon

Leo

Nancy AjramNancy Ajram
(Singer)

16 May 1983

Achrafieh

Taurus

Elie SaabElie Saab
(Fashion Designer)

04 July 1964

Beirut

Cancer

Rafic HaririRafic Hariri
(Business tycoon)

01 November 1944

14 February 2005

Sidon

Scorpio

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
(Artist)

06 January 1883

10 April 1931

Bsharri, Lebanon

Capricorn

Walid JumblattWalid Jumblatt
(Lebanese Politician)

07 August 1949

Beirut

Leo

Amal AlamuddinAmal Alamuddin
(Lawyer, Activist)

03 February 1978

Beirut, Lebanon

Aquarius

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife
(Composer)

10 June 1950

Amsheet

Gemini

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
(Composer)

04 May 1923

21 June 1986

Antelias

Taurus

Moe SargiMoe Sargi
(YouTuber)

03 November 1987

Lebanon

Scorpio

SabahSabah
(singer, stage actor, film actor)

10 November 1927

26 November 2014

Beirut

Scorpio

FairuzFairuz
(Actor, Singer, Artist)

20 November 1934

Beirut

Scorpio

Saad HaririSaad Hariri
(Politician)

18 April 1970

Riyadh

Aries

John DolmayanJohn Dolmayan
(Drummer, Musician)

15 July 1973

Beirut

Cancer

Haifa WehbeHaifa Wehbe
(Actor, Singer, Model)

10 March 1976

Mahrouna

Pisces

Hassan NasrallahHassan Nasrallah
(Politician)

31 August 1960

Bourj Hammoud

Virgo

Najwa KaramNajwa Karam
(Singer)

26 February 1966

Zahlé

Pisces

Nabih BerriNabih Berri
(Politician)

28 January 1938

Bo

Aquarius

Tony MokbelTony Mokbel
(Australian-Lebanese criminal)

11 August 1965

Kuwait City

Leo

Imad MughniyahImad Mughniyah
(Politician)

07 December 1962

12 February 2008

Lebanon

Sagittarius

Cyrine AbdelnourCyrine Abdelnour
(Singer, Actor, Model)

21 February 1977

Beirut

Pisces

Assi El HelaniAssi El Helani
(Singer)

28 November 1970

Beirut

Sagittarius

Myriam FaresMyriam Fares
(Singer, Record producer, Dancer, Actor)

03 May 1983

Southern Lebanon

Taurus

Ragheb AlamaRagheb Alama
(Singer)

07 June 1962

Beirut

Gemini

Samir GeageaSamir Geagea
(Politician)

25 October 1952

Beirut

Scorpio

Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
(Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter)

18 February 1974

Beirut

Aquarius

Yasmine HamdanYasmine Hamdan
(singer, composer, musician, songwriter)

1976 AD

Beirut

Amin MaaloufAmin Maalouf
(Journalist, Writer, Librettist, Science fiction writer)

25 February 1949

Beirut

Pisces

Wael KfouryWael Kfoury
(Singer, Musician)

15 September 1974

Zahlé

Virgo

Nawal Al ZoghbiNawal Al Zoghbi
(singer)

29 June 1972

Byblos

Cancer

Ibrahim MaaloufIbrahim Maalouf
(Trumpeter, Pianist, Jazz musician, Composer, Film score composer)

05 December 1980

Beirut

Sagittarius

Majida El RoumiMajida El Roumi
(Vocalist, Singer, Actor, Musician)

13 December 1956

Southern Lebanon

Sagittarius

Diana HaddadDiana Haddad
(Singer, Record producer, Composer)

01 October 1976

Southern Lebanon

Libra

Kamal JumblattKamal Jumblatt
(Politician)

06 December 1917

16 March 1977

Chouf District

Sagittarius

Karl WolfKarl Wolf
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter)

18 April 1979

Beirut

Aries

Gabriel YaredGabriel Yared
(Composer, Film score composer)

07 October 1949

Beirut

Libra

Gebran TueniGebran Tueni
(politician, journalist, entrepreneur, socialite)

17 September 1957

12 December 2005

Achrafieh

Virgo

Ziad RahbaniZiad Rahbani
(Composer, Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Songwriter)

01 January 1956

Antelias

Capricorn

Michel SuleimanMichel Suleiman
(Politician, Officer)

21 November 1948

Amsheet

Scorpio

Julia BoutrosJulia Boutros
(Singer)

01 April 1968

Beirut

Aries

Tammam SalamTammam Salam
(Politician)

13 May 1945

Beirut

Taurus

Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
(politician)

1894 AD

17 July 1951

Sidon

Fouad SinioraFouad Siniora
(Politician, Prime Minister)

19 April 1943

Sidon

Aries

Jerónimo AmioneJerónimo Amione
(Lebanese-Mexican football player)

31 March 1990

Mexico City

Aries

Demetrius II NicatorDemetrius II Nicator
(King)

0161 BC

0125 BC

Seleucid Empire

Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-SabahAhmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah
(Kuwaiti Politician)

12 August 1963

Lebanon

Leo

PorphyryPorphyry

0234 AD

Tyre

Charles Habib MalikCharles Habib Malik

1906 AD

28 December 1987

Émile LahoudÉmile Lahoud
(Politician, Officer)

12 January 1936

Beirut

Capricorn