Famous People Born In Nassau

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Ryan Sweeting
(American Former Professional Tennis Player)
Ryan Sweeting
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Ryan Sweeting is an American former tennis player who served as a practice partner during the 2006 World Group semifinal for the U.S. Davis Cup team. Sweeting won his only ATP World Tour singles title in 2011 when he defeated Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori in straight sets in the final of the US Men's Clay Court Championship.
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Mychal Thompson
(Bahamian-American Former Basketball Player Who Played at the Center Position)
Mychal Thompson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Mychal Thompson is a Bahamian former basketball player. He played the center position for many National Basketball Association (NBA) teams, including Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Lakers. He had a standout collegiate career at the University of Minnesota, following which he started playing professionally. Currently, he is the Lakers radio color commentator.

 3 
Myles Munroe
(Writer)
Myles Munroe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 9, 2014
 4 
Jazz Chisholm Jr.
(Baseball player)
Jazz Chisholm Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Yves Edwards
(Mixed Martial Artists)
Yves Edwards
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Bert Williams
(Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor)
Bert Williams
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 12, 1874
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 4, 1922

Bert Williams was an American entertainer and comedian. One of the greatest entertainers of the Vaudeville era, Bert Williams was also regarded as one of the most famous comedians of his time. In 1914, he was cast to play the leading role in Darktown Jubilee, making him the first Black man to play the main role in a film.

 7 
Johnny Kemp
(Singer-songwriter and Record producer)
Johnny Kemp
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 16, 2015
 8 
Estelle Evans
(Actress)
Estelle Evans
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Birthdate: October 1, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 20, 1985
 9 
Kimbo Slice
(Bahamian-American Mixed Martial Artist)
Kimbo Slice
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 6, 2016

Kimbo Slice, dubbed The King of the Web Brawlers by Rolling Stone, gained fame for his mutual combat street fights. He dabbled in MMA, boxing, and wrestling, eventually signing with EliteXC and competing in UFC. A little over a year after signing with Bellator MMA, he died of heart failure.

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Deandre Ayton
(Basketball Player)
Deandre Ayton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 11 
Dannielynn Birkhead
(Anna Nicole Smith’s Daughter)
Dannielynn Birkhead
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 2006
Sun Sign: Virgo

Dannielynn Birkhead is an American child model and reality TV personality. The daughter of Larry Birkhead and Anna Nicole Smith, Dannielynn Birkhead hogged the limelight during a paternity case, which had several men, including Howard K. Stern, claiming to be her father. Dannielynn Birkhead has modeled for brands like Guess Kids.

 12 
Philip Davis
(5th Prime Minister of the Bahamas and Lawyer)
Philip Davis
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
 13 
Lynden Pindling
(Prime minister of The Bahamas)
Lynden Pindling
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 26, 2000
 14 
Kai Jones
(Basketball player - Center)
Kai Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 15 
Hubert Minnis
(4th Prime Minister of the Bahamas)
Hubert Minnis
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
 16 
Chase Carter
(Model)
Chase Carter
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Shaunae Miller-Uibo
(Bahamian Track and Field Sprinter)
Shaunae Miller-Uibo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Lexi Wilson
(Beauty pageant contestant, Model)
Lexi Wilson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1993 AD
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Calvin Lockhart
(Best known for his roles as Reverend Deke O'Malley in the 1970 film Cotton Comes to Harlem)
Calvin Lockhart
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Birthdate: October 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 29, 2007
 20 
Perry Christie
(3rd Prime Minister of the Bahamas)
Perry Christie
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
 21 
Mark Knowles
(Former Tennis player ranked World No. 1 in doubles between 2002 and 2005)
Mark Knowles
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
Tureano Johnson
(Boxer)
Tureano Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 23 
Omar Amir
(Bahamian Wrestler)
Omar Amir
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Listed In: Sportspersons
 24 
Antoan Richardson
(Former Baseball outfielder)
Antoan Richardson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
 25 
Shane Gibson
(Member of Parliament of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas)
Shane Gibson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
 26 
Ed Armbrister
(Former Baseball player as an outfielder)
Ed Armbrister
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 17, 2021
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 27 
Shakara Ledard
(Model and music video vixen who became known for her collaborations with Justin Timberlake and Usher.)
Shakara Ledard
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Birthdate: February 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Lucius Fox
(Baseball shortstop)
Lucius Fox
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
Lourawls Nairn Jr.
(Former Basketball player point guard position)
Lourawls Nairn Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Durward Knowles
(Sailor)
Durward Knowles
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 24, 2018
 31 
Pauline Davis-Thompson
(Former Bahamian Sprinter)
Pauline Davis-Thompson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Writer)
Ian Hamilton Finlay
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 27, 2006
 33 
Devard Darling
(Football player)
Devard Darling
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 34 
Edner Cherry
(Boxer who gained two-time world title challenger)
Edner Cherry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 35 
Milo Butler
(2nd Governor-General of the Bahamas)
Milo Butler
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 11, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 22, 1979
 36 
Justin Ospelt
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Justin Ospelt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Michael Pintard
(Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources 2018 - 2021)
Michael Pintard
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Chandra Sturrup
(Bahamian Track and Field Sprint Athlete)
Chandra Sturrup
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
 39 
Tonique Williams-Darling
(Bahamian Sprint Athlete)
Tonique Williams-Darling
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 40 
Brent Symonette
(Deputy Prime Minister of the Bahamas (2007–2012))
Brent Symonette
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 41 
Melanie Griffin
(Bahamian Politician)
Melanie Griffin
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Listed In: Leaders
 42 
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie
(Former Bahamian Sprinter)
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Devynne Charlton
(Bahamian Athlete)
Devynne Charlton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Leevan Sands
(Bahamian Triple Jumper)
Leevan Sands
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Ivan Johnson
(English First-Class Cricketer)
Ivan Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 4, 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Loretta Butler-Turner
(Bahamian Politician and Funeral Director)
Loretta Butler-Turner
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Listed In: Leaders
 47 
Elisha Obed
(Former light middleweight boxer)
Elisha Obed
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 28, 2018
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 48 
Joseph Robert Love
(Former Member of the House of Representatives of Jamaica)
Joseph Robert Love
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 2, 1839
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 21, 1914

Joseph Robert Love was a Bahamian-born Jamaican physician, clergyman, teacher, politician, journalist, and pan-Africanist. An influential journalist, Love is credited with founding the Jamaica Advocate newspaper which became a popular publication in the country. Joseph Robert Love also held a political office in Jamaica.

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Tavares Strachan
(Conceptual artist)
Tavares Strachan
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Birthdate: December 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 50 
Glenys Hanna Martin
(Minister of Education, Technical and Vocational Training)
Glenys Hanna Martin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio