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
02 September 1964
Actor
Michael BoulosMichael Boulos
 
Tiffany Trump’s Boyfriend

Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978
Lawyer, Activist

Serj TankianSerj Tankian
21 August 1967
Singer-songwriter

Steve KerrSteve Kerr
27 September 1965
Basketball Player

Nassim Nicholas TalebNassim Nicholas Taleb
1960 AD
Essayist
Carlos GhosnCarlos Ghosn
09 March 1954
Former CEO of Renault & Nissan

Marcus LemonisMarcus Lemonis
16 November 1973
Businessman

Nancy AjramNancy Ajram
16 May 1983
Singer
Nadine Nassib NjeimNadine Nassib Njeim
07 February 1984
Actress

Yasmine Al MassriYasmine Al Massri
21 November 1978
Actress
Maher ZainMaher Zain
16 July 1981
Singer-songwriter

Rafic HaririRafic Hariri
01 November 1944
Business tycoon

Elie SaabElie Saab
04 July 1964
Fashion Designer

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
04 May 1923
Composer

Walid JumblattWalid Jumblatt
07 August 1949
Lebanese Politician
Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883
Artist

Daniella SemaanDaniella Semaan
04 June 1975
Cesc Fàbregas' Wife

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife
10 June 1950
Composer

Fadi FawazFadi Fawaz
24 May 1973
Hair Stylist, Photographer
Moe SargiMoe Sargi
03 November 1987
YouTuber

Deyana MouniraDeyana Mounira
16 August 1990
Instagram Star, Model
Mia KhalifaMia Khalifa
10 February 1993
Sports commentator

MikaMika
18 August 1983
Recording artist

John DolmayanJohn Dolmayan
15 July 1973
Drummer, Musician
FairuzFairuz
20 November 1934
Actor, Singer, Artist

Fares FaresFares Fares
29 April 1973
Actor
Hassan NasrallahHassan Nasrallah
31 August 1960
Politician

Haaz SleimanHaaz Sleiman
01 July 1976
Film actor

Brigitte GabrielBrigitte Gabriel
21 October 1964
Author
Haifa WehbeHaifa Wehbe
10 March 1976
Singer

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Saad HaririSaad Hariri
18 April 1970
Politician
Tony MokbelTony Mokbel
11 August 1965
Australian-Lebanese criminal

Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
18 February 1974
Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter

Cyrine AbdelnourCyrine Abdelnour
21 February 1977
Singer, Actor, Model

Ibrahim MaaloufIbrahim Maalouf
05 December 1980
Trumpeter, Pianist, Jazz musician, Composer, Film
Delphine SeyrigDelphine Seyrig
10 April 1932
Actress
Fadel ChakerFadel Chaker
01 April 1969
Singer

Nabih BerriNabih Berri
28 January 1938
Politician

Najwa KaramNajwa Karam
26 February 1966
Singer

Amin MaaloufAmin Maalouf
25 February 1949
Journalist, Writer, Librettist, Science fiction
Ziad RahbaniZiad Rahbani
01 January 1956
Composer, Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist,

Ragheb AlamaRagheb Alama
07 June 1962
Singer

Gabriel YaredGabriel Yared
07 October 1949
Composer, Film score composer

SabahSabah
10 November 1927
singer, stage actor, film actor

Samir GeageaSamir Geagea
25 October 1952
Politician
Nicolas HayekNicolas Hayek
19 February 1928
Entrepreneur

Myriam FaresMyriam Fares
03 May 1983
Singer, Record producer, Dancer, Actor
Rashīd RiḍāRashīd Riḍā
23 September 1865
Islamic scholar

Mohammad Hussein FadlallahMohammad Hussein Fadlallah
16 November 1935
Political figure

Camille ChamounCamille Chamoun
03 April 1900
Political leader
May ZiadehMay Ziadeh
11 February 1886
Poet

Moise SafraMoise Safra
05 April 1935
Businessman
ʿAbbās al-MūsawīʿAbbās al-Mūsawī
26 October 1952
Lebanese religious leader

Wael KfouryWael Kfoury
15 September 1974
Singer, Musician

Majida El RoumiMajida El Roumi
13 December 1956
Vocalist, Singer, Actor, Musician

Yasmine HamdanYasmine Hamdan
1976 AD
singer, composer, musician, songwriter

Elie HobeikaElie Hobeika
22 September 1956
Military Leader
Kamal JumblattKamal Jumblatt
06 December 1917
Politician

Diana HaddadDiana Haddad
01 October 1976
Singer, Record producer, Composer

Assi El HelaniAssi El Helani
28 November 1970
Singer

Julia BoutrosJulia Boutros
01 April 1968
Singer
Nawal Al ZoghbiNawal Al Zoghbi
29 June 1972
singer

Antoun SaadehAntoun Saadeh
01 March 1904
Philosopher
Karl WolfKarl Wolf
18 April 1979
Musician, Singer, Songwriter

FrumentiusFrumentius
Priest

Raymond III, Count of TripoliRaymond III, Count of Tripoli
1140 AD
Ruler
Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
1894 AD
politician

Riad al-SulhRiad al-Sulh
1894 AD
Statesman
Mansour RahbaniMansour Rahbani
17 March 1925
Composer

Demetrius II NicatorDemetrius II Nicator
0161 BC
King

Charles Habib MalikCharles Habib Malik
1906 AD
 
Gebran TueniGebran Tueni
17 September 1957
politician, journalist, entrepreneur, socialite

Mikhail NaimyMikhail Naimy
17 October 1889
Poet
Michel SuleimanMichel Suleiman
21 November 1948
Politician, Officer

Michel SulaimanMichel Sulaiman
21 November 1948
President

Wadih El SafiWadih El Safi
01 November 1921
Singer

Émile LahoudÉmile Lahoud
12 January 1936
Politician, Officer
Bishara al-KhuriBishara al-Khuri
10 August 1890
President of Lebanon
Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-SabahAhmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah
12 August 1963
Kuwaiti Politician

Dalal MughrabiDalal Mughrabi
1959 AD
Militant

Suleiman FranjiehSuleiman Franjieh
15 June 1910
Politician

Imad MughniyahImad Mughniyeh
07 December 1962
Military chief
Prince Moulay Ismail of MoroccoPrince Moulay Ismail of Morocco
07 May 1981
Family Member

Bashir Shihab IIBashir Shihab II
02 January 1767
Ruler

Elias HrawiElias Hrawi
04 September 1926
President

Fakhr al-Din IIFakhr al-Din II
06 August 1572
Political leader

Jackie ChamounJackie Chamoun
21 October 1991
Alpine skier
Fouad SinioraFouad Siniora
19 April 1943
Politician, Prime Minister

Tammam SalamTammam Salam
13 May 1945
Politician
Baha' al-din al-'AmiliBaha' al-din al-'Amili
18 February 1547
islamic Scholar

Nada ZeidanNada Zeidan
Race car driver
Aḥmad ShuqayrīAḥmad Shuqayrī
01 January 1908
Political leader
Elia Abu MadiElia Abu Madi
15 May 1890
Poet