List of the most famous and influential people from Puerto Rico.

Famous Puerto Ricans
When we talk of famous Puerto Ricans, the first images that come to mind are of sexy and glamorous celebrities like Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez who have taken the entire world by storm with their music and dance moves. Very prominent on the international music scene, Puerto Ricans have also made a name for themselves in literature, performance arts, fashion, science, and politics among other fields. Scientists like Carlos E. Chardón, Nitza Margarita Cintron, and Juan R. Correa-Pérez have made pioneering contributions to the development of science and technology in the country while physicians such as José F. Cordero and Martín Corchado have enriched the field of medical science. The country has also given birth to several notable literary figures including the 19th century poet and journalist Dr. Manuel A. Alonso who is considered to be the first Puerto Rican writer of notable importance. Many prominent figures in the field of entertainment like Juan Emilio Viguié Cajas were born in Puerto Rico. A pioneer in the film industry of Puerto Rico, Cajas was the first Puerto Rican to produce commercially successful films. Interested in learning more? This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Puerto Ricans.
Benicio Del ToroBenicio Del Toro
(Actor)

16 February 1967

San German, Puerto Rico

Aquarius

Ricky MartinRicky Martin
(Singer-songwriter)

24 December 1971

San Juan

Capricorn

Daddy YankeeDaddy Yankee
(Rapper, Actor)

03 February 1977

Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

Aquarius

Jose Ferrer José Ferrer
(Actor, Director)

08 January 1912

26 January 1992

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Capricorn

Ana Delia De IturrondoAna Delia De Iturrondo
(Bikini Athlete, Fitness Trainer)

25 August 1979

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Virgo

Joseline HernandezJoseline Hernandez
(Reality TV Star, Actress)

03 November 1986

Ponce, Puerto Rico

Scorpio

Roberto ClementeRoberto Clemente

18 August 1934

31 December 1972

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Leo

José FelicianoJosé Feliciano
(Musician, Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Jazz guitarist, Songwriter)

10 September 1945

Lares, Puerto Rico

Virgo

Don OmarDon Omar
(Singer, Actor)

10 February 1978

Carolina

Aquarius

Gina LynnGina Lynn
(Pornographic actor, Model, Glamour model)

15 February 1974

Mayagüez

Aquarius

Omar Rodríguez-LópezOmar Rodríguez-López
(Composer, Jazz musician, Guitarist)

01 September 1975

Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Virgo

Zuleyka RiveraZuleyka Rivera
(Model, Actor, Beauty pageant contestant)

03 October 1987

Salinas, Puerto Rico

Libra

ChayanneChayanne
(Actor, Musician, Singer, Television actor)

28 June 1968

San Juan

Cancer

NoeliaNoelia
(singer, composer, songwriter)

31 August 1975

San Juan

Virgo

Myrta SilvaMyrta Silva
(singer, composer, songwriter)

11 September 1927

02 December 1987

Arecibo

Virgo

Joyce GiraudJoyce Giraud
(Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

04 April 1975

Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico

Aries

Luis FonsiLuis Fonsi
(Singer, Songwriter)

15 April 1978

San Juan

Aries

Paul MasvidalPaul Masvidal
(Guitarist, Singer)

20 January 1971

San Juan

Capricorn

Adamari LópezAdamari López
(Actor, Television actor)

18 May 1971

Humacao, Puerto Rico

Taurus

Joseph M. AcabaJoseph M. Acaba
(Astronaut, Teacher, Mathematician)

17 May 1967

Inglewood

Taurus

Tito El BambinoTito El Bambino
(Singer)

05 October 1981

Carolina

Libra

Victor ManuelleVictor Manuelle

27 September 1968

The Bronx

Libra

Gilberto Santa RosaGilberto Santa Rosa
(Bandleader, Musician, Conductor, Singer)

21 August 1962

Carolina

Leo

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
(Composer, Jazz musician)

22 January 1900

23 April 1984

San Juan

Aquarius

René Pérez JoglarRené Pérez Joglar

23 February 1978

Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

Pisces

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