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
Steve KerrSteve Kerr
27 September 1965
Basketball Player

Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978
Lawyer, Activist

Michael BoulosMichael Boulos
 
Tiffany Trump’s Boyfriend

Serj TankianSerj Tankian
21 August 1967
Singer-songwriter

Nassim Nicholas TalebNassim Nicholas Taleb
1960 AD
Essayist
Rafic HaririRafic Hariri
01 November 1944
Business tycoon

Marcus LemonisMarcus Lemonis
16 November 1973
Businessman

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

Daniella SemaanDaniella Semaan
04 June 1975
Cesc Fàbregas' Wife
Yasmine Al MassriYasmine Al Massri
21 November 1978
Actress

Maher ZainMaher Zain
16 July 1981
Singer-songwriter

Elie SaabElie Saab
04 July 1964
Fashion Designer

Walid JumblattWalid Jumblatt
07 August 1949
Lebanese Politician

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883
Artist
Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
04 May 1923
Composer

Marcel KhalifeMarcel Khalife
10 June 1950
Composer

Moe SargiMoe Sargi
03 November 1987
YouTuber

Fadi FawazFadi Fawaz
24 May 1973
Hair Stylist, Photographer
Deyana MouniraDeyana Mounira
16 August 1990
Instagram Star, Model

Mia KhalifaMia Khalifa
10 February 1993
Sports commentator
John DolmayanJohn Dolmayan
15 July 1973
Drummer, Musician

SabahSabah
10 November 1927
singer, stage actor, film actor

FairuzFairuz
20 November 1934
Actor, Singer, Artist
Hassan NasrallahHassan Nasrallah
31 August 1960
Politician

Nabih BerriNabih Berri
28 January 1938
Politician
Fares FaresFares Fares
29 April 1973
Actor

Haaz SleimanHaaz Sleiman
01 July 1976
Film actor

Brigitte GabrielBrigitte Gabriel
21 October 1964
Author
Tony MokbelTony Mokbel
11 August 1965
Australian-Lebanese criminal

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Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
18 February 1974
Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter
Haifa WehbeHaifa Wehbe
10 March 1976
Singer

Samir GeageaSamir Geagea
25 October 1952
Politician

Saad HaririSaad Hariri
18 April 1970
Politician

Michel SuleimanMichel Suleiman
21 November 1948
Politician, Officer
Cyrine AbdelnourCyrine Abdelnour
21 February 1977
Singer, Actor, Model
Delphine SeyrigDelphine Seyrig
10 April 1932
Actress

Camille ChamounCamille Chamoun
03 April 1900
Political leader

Tammam SalamTammam Salam
13 May 1945
Politician

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

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

Najwa KaramNajwa Karam
26 February 1966
Singer

Imad MughniyahImad Mughniyeh
07 December 1962
Military chief

Ragheb AlamaRagheb Alama
07 June 1962
Singer
Émile LahoudÉmile Lahoud
12 January 1936
Politician, Officer

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

Ibrahim MaaloufIbrahim Maalouf
05 December 1980
Trumpeter, Pianist, Jazz musician, Composer, Film

Hiram IHiram I
King of Tyre
Nicolas HayekNicolas Hayek
19 February 1928
Entrepreneur

Mohammad Hussein FadlallahMohammad Hussein Fadlallah
16 November 1935
Political figure
Fuad ChehabFuad Chehab
19 March 1902
Politician

Wael KfouryWael Kfoury
15 September 1974
Singer, Musician

Antoun SaadehAntoun Saadeh
01 March 1904
Philosopher

Myriam FaresMyriam Fares
03 May 1983
Singer, Record producer, Dancer, Actor

Julia BoutrosJulia Boutros
01 April 1968
Singer
Diana HaddadDiana Haddad
01 October 1976
Singer, Record producer, Composer

Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
1894 AD
politician

Gabriel YaredGabriel Yared
07 October 1949
Composer, Film score composer

Gebran TueniGebran Tueni
17 September 1957
politician, journalist, entrepreneur, socialite
Yasmine HamdanYasmine Hamdan
1976 AD
singer, composer, musician, songwriter

Karl WolfKarl Wolf
18 April 1979
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
MikaMika
18 August 1983
Recording artist

FrumentiusFrumentius
Priest

Fouad SinioraFouad Siniora
19 April 1943
Politician, Prime Minister
Wadih El SafiWadih El Safi
01 November 1921
Singer

Bashir Shihab IIBashir Shihab II
02 January 1767
Ruler
Demetrius II NicatorDemetrius II Nicator
0161 BC
King

Moise SafraMoise Safra
05 April 1935
Businessman

Fakhr al-Din IIFakhr al-Din II
06 August 1572
Political leader
Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-SabahAhmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah
12 August 1963
Kuwaiti Politician

Raymond III, Count of TripoliRaymond III, Count of Tripoli
1140 AD
Ruler
Mikhail NaimyMikhail Naimy
17 October 1889
Poet

Elias HrawiElias Hrawi
04 September 1926
President

Youssef Bey KaramYoussef Bey Karam
15 May 1823
Leader

Saeb SalamSaeb Salam
17 January 1905
Politician
Ameen RihaniAmeen Rihani
24 November 1876
Writer
Mansour RahbaniMansour Rahbani
17 March 1925
Composer

Elia Abu MadiElia Abu Madi
15 May 1890
Poet

Ghassan TueniGhassan Tueni
05 January 1926
Journalist

PorphyryPorphyry
0233 AD
Philosopher
Butrus al-BustaniButrus al-Bustani
1819 AD
Writer

Henri Philippe PharaounHenri Philippe Pharaoun
1901 AD
Politician

Nawal Al ZoghbiNawal Al Zoghbi
29 June 1972
singer

Assi El HelaniAssi El Helani
28 November 1970
Singer

Jerónimo AmioneJerónimo Amione
31 March 1990
Lebanese-Mexican football player
Suleiman FranjiehSuleiman Franjieh
15 June 1910
Politician

LuliLuli
0694 AD
King
Mai GhoussoubMai Ghoussoub
02 November 1952
Writer

Bishara al-KhuriBishara al-Khuri
10 August 1890
President of Lebanon
Abraham EcchellensisAbraham Ecchellensis
18 February 1605
Philosopher
Michel SulaimanMichel Sulaiman
21 November 1948
President