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.
Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Phoenix

28 October 1974

Ricky MartinRicky Martin

24 December 1971

Daddy YankeeDaddy Yankee
(Rapper, Actor)

03 February 1977

Anuel AAAnuel AA

27 November 1992

Julianna FarraitJulianna Farrait
(Frank Lucas' Wife)
Luis FonsiLuis Fonsi
(Singer, Songwriter)

15 April 1978

Luis MiguelLuis Miguel

19 April 1970

Jose Ferrer José Ferrer
(Actor, Director)

08 January 1912

Roberto ClementeRoberto Clemente

18 August 1934

Miguel CottoMiguel Cotto
(Professional Boxer)

29 October 1980

Joseline HernandezJoseline Hernandez
(Reality TV Star, Actress)

03 November 1986

(Singer, Songwriter)

02 May 1991

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13 March 1992

Angelo PaganAngelo Pagan

16 May 1968

Millie CorretjerMillie Corretjer

18 April 1974

Benicio Del ToroBenicio Del Toro

16 February 1967

Marcel RuizMarcel Ruiz

09 July 2003

Ricky GarciaRicky Garcia
(Singer & Actor)

22 January 1999

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Carmen pretty_hispanicCarmen pretty_hispanic

16 October 1998

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

25 August 1979

(YouTube Star)

21 December 1994

Paola Nicole AndinoPaola Nicole Andino

22 March 1998

Bad BunnyBad Bunny

10 March 1994

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

10 September 1945

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Amaury NolascoAmaury Nolasco
(Actor, Film actor, Television actor)

24 December 1970

Don OmarDon Omar
(Singer, Actor)

10 February 1978

Gina LynnGina Lynn
(Adult Film Star, Model, Glamour model)

15 February 1974

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

03 October 1987

(Actor, Musician, Singer, Television actor)

28 June 1968

Adamari LópezAdamari López
(Actor, Television actor)

18 May 1971

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

01 September 1975

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

04 April 1975

(singer, composer, songwriter)

31 August 1975

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

21 August 1962

Tito El BambinoTito El Bambino

05 October 1981

Paul MasvidalPaul Masvidal
(Guitarist, Singer)

20 January 1971

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Valter BirsaValter Birsa
(association football player)

07 August 1986

Myrta SilvaMyrta Silva
(singer, composer, songwriter)

11 September 1927

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

17 May 1967

Juan TizolJuan Tizol
(Composer, Jazz musician)

22 January 1900

Manuel Rivera-OrtizManuel Rivera-Ortiz

23 December 1968

Victor ManuelleVictor Manuelle

27 September 1968

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Carly ColonCarly Colon
(Professional wrestler)

21 February 1979

René Pérez JoglarRené Pérez Joglar

23 February 1978