Famous People Born In Montevideo

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 1 
José Mujica
(Former President of Uruguay)
José Mujica
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
 2 
Diego Forlán
(Football player)
Diego Forlán
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Barbara Mori
(Mexican Actress Best Known for Her Role in One of the Most Successful Telenovelas of All-Time, 'Rubí')
Barbara Mori
7
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Martín Cáceres
(Uruguayan footballer)
Martín Cáceres
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
 5 
Natalia Oreiro
(Uruguayan Actress, Singer and Model)
Natalia Oreiro
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Natalia Cigliuti
2
Birthdate: September 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Eduardo Galeano
(Uruguayan Journalist & Writer Best-Known for His Works ‘Las venas abiertas de América Latina’ & ‘Memoria del Fuego’)
Eduardo Galeano
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 13, 2015
 8 
Gabe Saporta
(Former singer and the primary creative force behind the electronic pop group Cobra Starship)
Gabe Saporta
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 9 
Jorge Drexler
(First Uruguayan Composer to Win an Academy Award)
Jorge Drexler
2
Birthdate: September 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
 10 
Kenya Mori
(Actress)
Kenya Mori
2
Birthdate: January 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 11 
Lucia Topolansky
(President of the Senate of Uruguay)
Lucia Topolansky
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
 12 
Angel Bonanni
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Paolo Montero
(Association football player)
Paolo Montero
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Juan Sartori
(Businessperson and Politician)
Juan Sartori
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Comte de Lautréamont
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 4, 1846
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 24, 1870
 16 
Álvaro Recoba
(Football player - Attacking midfielder, forward)
Álvaro Recoba
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Jayson Granger
(Basketball player)
Jayson Granger
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Sebastián Coates
(Association football player)
Sebastián Coates
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 19 
José Gervasio Artigas
(Politician, Military general)
José Gervasio Artigas
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1764
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 23, 1850
 20 
Gus Poyet
(Football manager)
Gus Poyet
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 21 
Alcides Ghiggia
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Alcides Ghiggia
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 16, 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Diego Laxalt
(Association football player)
Diego Laxalt
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 23 
Juan Alberto Schiaffino
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 13, 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Enzo Francescoli
(Football player)
Enzo Francescoli
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 25 
Alfredo Evangelista
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Gustavo Rojo
1
Birthdate: September 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 22, 2017
 27 
Tabaré Vázquez
(39th and 41st President of Uruguay (2005 - 2010, 2015 - 2020))
Tabaré Vázquez
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 6, 2020
Gonzalo Rodríguez
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 11, 1999
Fede Alvarez
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 30 
Lorena Ponce de Leon
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
 31 
Luca Barbareschi
(Film actor)
Luca Barbareschi
1
Birthdate: July 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Rafael Viñoly
(Architect)
Rafael Viñoly
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
 33 
Diego Aguirre
(Football player, Football manager)
Diego Aguirre
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 34 
Maximiliano Pereira
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
 35 
Carlos Páez Rodríguez
(Writer, Motivational speaker, Businessperson)
Carlos Páez Rodríguez
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 36 
Martin Mendez
(Bassist)
Martin Mendez
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
 37 
Luisel Ramos
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 2, 2006
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Tab Ramos
(Soccer player)
Tab Ramos
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
Chris Namus
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 40 
Marco Banderas
(Pornographic actor)
Marco Banderas
2
Birthdate: October 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Jorge Fossati
(Association football manager, Association football player)
Jorge Fossati
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 42 
Juan María Bordaberry
(President of Uruguay (1972 – 1976) and Minister of Agriculture (1969 – 1972))
Juan María Bordaberry
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 17, 2011
 43 
Santiago Vescovi
(Basketball player)
Santiago Vescovi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
José Batlle y Ordóñez
(Former President of Uruguay Who Served for Three-Terms Between 1899 and 1911)
José Batlle y Ordóñez
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1856
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 20, 1929
 45 
Laura Prieto
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Beatriz Argimon
(Vice President of Uruguay)
Beatriz Argimon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
 47 
Marcelo Buquet
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 48 
Álvaro Pereira
(Association football player)
Álvaro Pereira
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 49 
Esteban Batista
(Basketball player)
Esteban Batista
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 50 
Carlos Páez Vilaró
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 24, 2014