Famous People Born In Santo Domingo

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Albert Pujols
(Dominican–American Professional Baseball First Baseman and Designated Hitter)
Albert Pujols
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Dominican-American baseball player Albert Pujols was a three-time MVP during his 11-year stint with the St. Louis Cardinals. An only child he grew up with an alcoholic father. He has been in the news for his $240 million contract with the LA Angels and for allegedly lying about his age.
 2 
David Ortiz
(One of the Greatest Designated Baseball Hitters of All Time)
David Ortiz
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio

David Ortiz is a Dominican-American former baseball player who played primarily for the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball. Nicknamed Big Papi for his strength, Ortiz is considered one of the greatest clutch hitters ever. Also regarded as one of the greatest designated hitters for Boston Red Sox, Ortiz helped the team end its 86-year World Series championship drought.

 3 
Dascha Polanco
(Actress)
Dascha Polanco
14
Birthdate: December 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 4 
Pedro Martínez
(Baseball Player)
Pedro Martínez
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Dania Ramirez
(Dominican Actress Known for Her TV Series: ‘Heroes’, ‘Entourage’ and ‘The Sopranos’)
Dania Ramirez
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Birthdate: November 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Dominican-American actor Dania Ramirez is best known as Maya Herrera from Heroes, Blanca from The Sopranos, and Alex from Entourage. She has also appeared in films such as X-Men: The Last Stand and series such as Once Upon a Time. A model, too, she has appeared on various magazine covers.
 6 
Adrián Beltré
(Baseball player)
Adrián Beltré
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
 7 
Oscar de la Renta
(Fashion Designer)
Oscar de la Renta
13
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 20, 2014
 8 
Juan Soto
(Baseball player)
Juan Soto
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 9 
Aimee Carrero
(Known for providing the voices in the animated series She-Ra and Elena of Avalor)
Aimee Carrero
1
Birthdate: July 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 10 
Mary Joe Fernández
(Former American Professional Tennis Player Who Won a Bronze Medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics)
Mary Joe Fernández
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
Carlos Pena
(Baseball first baseman)
Carlos Pena
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Juan Luis Guerra
(Singer)
Juan Luis Guerra
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 13 
Amelia Vega
(Model)
Amelia Vega
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Andrés García
(Actor)
Andrés García
5
Birthdate: May 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
 15 
Gary Sanchez
(Baseball player)
Gary Sanchez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Manny Ramirez
(Baseball Player Left Fielder, Right Fielder)
Manny Ramirez
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Starling Marte
(Baseball player)
Starling Marte
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Marcell Ozuna
(Baseball player)
Marcell Ozuna
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 19 
Junot Díaz
(Best Known for His Novel 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao')
Junot Díaz
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Junot Díaz is a Dominican-American writer who works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a creative writing professor. He is also known for his association with the quarterly political and literary magazine Boston Review, where he works as a fiction editor. In 2017, he was made an inductee of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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José Bautista
(Baseball player)
José Bautista
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 21 
Melky Cabrera
(Baseball player)
Melky Cabrera
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Emily Tosta
(For playing Lucia Acosta in the television series Party of Five.)
Emily Tosta
0
Birthdate: March 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
 23 
Juan Pablo Duarte
(Writer)
Juan Pablo Duarte
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 26, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 15, 1876
 24 
Carlos Santana
(Baseball player)
Carlos Santana
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
 25 
Luis Rojas
(Baseball manager)
Luis Rojas
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
 26 
Yailin La Más Viral
(Dominican Rapper and Singer)
Yailin La Más Viral
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 4, 2002
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 27 
Junior Firpo
(Footballer defender position)
Junior Firpo
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 28 
Jorge Lendeborg Jr.
(Actor)
Jorge Lendeborg Jr.
10
Birthdate: January 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 29 
Pedro Álvarez
(Baseball player)
Pedro Álvarez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 30 
Nomar Mazara
(Baseball player)
Nomar Mazara
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 31 
Gregory Polanco
(Baseball player)
Gregory Polanco
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 32 
Julissa Bermúdez
(Reality Star)
Julissa Bermúdez
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 33 
Aramis Ramírez
(Baseball player)
Aramis Ramírez
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 34 
Niverka Marte
(Dominican Volleyball Player)
Niverka Marte
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 35 
Ramón Laureano
(Baseball player)
Ramón Laureano
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Yoskar Sarante
(Singer)
Yoskar Sarante
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 28, 2019
 37 
Leonel Fernández
(Politican)
Leonel Fernández
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 38 
Eduardo Núñez
(Baseball player)
Eduardo Núñez
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
 39 
Kathleen Martinez
(Lawyer)
Kathleen Martinez
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1966 AD
 40 
Jeison Rosario
(Former Dominican Professional Boxer)
Jeison Rosario
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Fernando Mateo
(Entrepreneur and community activist)
Fernando Mateo
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1958 AD
 42 
Bethania de la Cruz
(Volleyball player)
Bethania de la Cruz
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 43 
Anais
(Singer)
Anais
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
 44 
Manny Mota
(Baseball player)
Manny Mota
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
Jorge Mateo
(Baseball player)
Jorge Mateo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Jackson Marinez
(Dominican Professional Boxer)
Jackson Marinez
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Jonathan Villar
(Baseball second baseman)
Jonathan Villar
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 48 
Aristides Aquino
(Baseball player)
Aristides Aquino
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 49 
Eloy Jiménez
(Baseball player)
Eloy Jiménez
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 50 
Ángel Delgado
(Basketball player)
Ángel Delgado
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)