Spanish Celebrities Born In September

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Rosalia
(Singer)
Rosalia
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Spain

Grammy-winning Spanish flamenco singer Rosalia is quite a sensation in Latin music and has often experimented with R&B, hip-hop, and electronic music, too. She gained global fame with the single Malamente and also scripted history as the first-ever Spanish-language artist to gain a Best New Artist nomination at the Grammys.

 2 
Julio Iglesias
(Spanish Singer-Songwriter)
Julio Iglesias
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Legendary Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, father of singer Enrique Iglesias, won the first Guinness Diamond Disc for selling the most albums in the most languages ever. A Hall of Fame of Latin Composers inductee, he initially played for Real Madrid Castilla before an accident ended his football career.
 3 
Carlos Sainz Jr.
(Spanish Formula One Driver)
Carlos Sainz Jr.
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
 4 
Miguel de Cervantes
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 29, 1547
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alcalá de Henares, Spain
Died: April 22, 1616

Miguel de Cervantes was a Spanish writer best known for his work Don Quixote, which is considered one of the high points of world literature. He is regarded as one of the greatest novelists of all time and the greatest writer to ever write in the Spanish language. His works have influenced other works of art like music and paintings.

 5 
Serge Ibaka
(Congolese-Spanish Basketball Player)
Serge Ibaka
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
 6 
Queen Letizia of Spain
(Queen Consort of Spain)
Queen Letizia of Spain
11
Birthdate: September 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oviedo, Spain

Queen Letizia of Spain was initially a journalist for EFE and ABC and then worked as an anchor for Televisión Española and CNN+. She had covered events such as the 9/11 attacks. She is married to King Felipe VI of Spain and was previously married to a high-school teacher.

 7 
Pedro Almodovar
(Spanish Film Director Whose Films Are Marked By Melodrama, Irreverent Humour, Bold Colour, Glossy Decor and Complex Narratives)
Pedro Almodovar
12
Birthdate: September 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Calzada de Calatrava, Spain

Pedro Almodovar is a Spanish screenwriter, filmmaker, and former actor. Regarded as one of the most successful Spanish filmmakers of all time, Almodovar has two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and five British Academy Film Awards under his belt. His films are characterized by complex narratives, irreverent humor, and great music.

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Raúl Albiol
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Defender)
Raúl Albiol
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vilamarxant, Spain
 9 
Álex Grimaldo
(Association football player)
Álex Grimaldo
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valencia
 10 
Dani Pedrosa
(Spanish Grand Prix Motorcycle Racer)
Dani Pedrosa
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sabadell, Spain
 11 
Tito Vilanova
(Spanish Professional Football Central Midfielder and Manager)
Tito Vilanova
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bellcaire d'Empordà, Spain
Died: April 25, 2014
 12 
Gorka Marquez
(Dancer Choreographer)
Gorka Marquez
2
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
 13 
Miguel de Unamuno
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1864
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bilbao
Died: December 31, 1936

Miguel de Unamuno was a Spanish essayist, poet, playwright, novelist, and philosopher. His most famous novel was Abel Sánchez: The History of a Passion, a modern retelling of the Biblical Cain and Abel story. He was a significant figure in the Spanish literary and intellectual circles and served as rector of the University of Salamanca. 

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Oriol Romeu
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Oriol Romeu
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ulldecona, Spain
 15 
Aitor Karanka
(Spanish Football Manager and Former Player)
Aitor Karanka
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vitoria, Spain
 16 
Fernando Rey
(Cannes Award-Winning Actor, Remembered for His Roles in the Films of Director Luis Buñuel)
Fernando Rey
3
Birthdate: September 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: A Coruña, Spain
Died: March 9, 1994

Initially aspiring to be an architect, Fernando Rey later soared to fame as a legendary actor in Spanish films. Starting his career as a movie extra, he later became a regular in the films of director Luis Buñuel. The Cannes Award-winning Spanish actor is best known for films such as The French Connection.

 17 
Camilo Sesto
(Spanish Pop Rock Musician, Songwriter and Music Producer)
Camilo Sesto
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alcoy, Spain
Died: August 8, 2019

Camilo Sesto was a Spanish singer wgo began his musical career playing in bands before deciding to go solo. He became popular for his hits like Fresa Salvaje, Algo de Mi, and El Amor de Mi Vid. He was also a successful songwriter and music producer and gained praise for his role in the Spanish version of Jesus Christ Superstar.

 18 
Severo Ochoa
(Physician and Biochemist)
Severo Ochoa
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luarca, Spain
Died: November 1, 1993

Nobel Prize-winning Spanish biochemist Severo Ochoa is remembered for his discovery of the enzyme polynucleotide phosphorylase and his subsequent success in synthesizing RNA. His research took him to top institutes such as the universities of Oxford and Heidelberg. He had also taught at the New York University.

 19 
Leroy Sanchez
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Abetxuko

Spanish singer Leroy Sanchez is a self-taught musician who made a name for himself through YouTube covers such as Adele’s Hello on his channel superleroyvv. He had also been a background vocalist on American Idol. Discovered by producer Jim Jonsin, he was later  nominated for a Teen Choice Award, too.

 20 
Ferdinand VI of Spain
(King)
Ferdinand VI of Spain
2
Birthdate: September 23, 1713
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: August 10, 1759
 21 
Fátima Diame
(Spanish Athlete)
Fátima Diame
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
 22 
Ara Malikian
(Armenian Violinist and Musician)
Ara Malikian
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
 23 
Juan Hernangomez
(Spanish Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward)
Juan Hernangomez
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
 24 
Francisco de Quevedo
(Spanish Politician and One of the Greatest Poets of the Spanish Golden Age)
Francisco de Quevedo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1580
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 8, 1645

Spanish nobleman, politician and writer Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas, KOS of the Baroque era is counted among the most prominent writers of Spain's Golden Age. Quevedo adhered to the conceptismo style compared to his lifelong rival, Luis de Góngora’s culteranismo style. His notable works include the picaresque novel El Buscón and the satirical prose Los Sueños.

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Sergio Aragonés
(Spanish Cartoonist and Writer Best Known for His Contributions To 'Mad' Magazine)
Sergio Aragonés
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Birthdate: September 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sant Mateu, Spain

Best known for co-authoring the sword-and-sorcery comic book Groo The Wanderer, Spanish-Mexican cartoonist Sergio Aragonés had initially soared to fame with his margin cartoon insertions in MAD Magazine. He also became the first Mexican to win the Eisner Award and inspired the Comic Art Professional Society’s award The Sergio.

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Emilio Nsue
(Equatorial Guinean Professional Footballer)
Emilio Nsue
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palma, Majorca, Spain
 27 
Michelle Jenner
(Actress)
Michelle Jenner
2
Birthdate: September 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
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Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón
(Only daughter of Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, and Jaime de Marichalar)
Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
 29 
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba
(officer, military personnel)
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1453
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montilla
Died: December 2, 1515

Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba had become part of the Castilian court at age 13. He earned the nickname El Gran Capitán for his successful military exploits, especially the Conquest of Granada and the Italian Wars. He also negotiated the final surrender of Granada and served as the viceroy of Naples.

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Peter IV of Aragon
(King)
Peter IV of Aragon
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Birthdate: September 5, 1319
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Balaguer, Spain
Died: January 6, 1387
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Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco
(Duchess)
Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 14, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oviedo, Spain
Died: December 29, 2017
 32 
Quique Setién
(Spanish Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Central Midfielder)
Quique Setién
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santander, Spain
 33 
Gala Dalí
(Muse and Wife of the Spanish Surrealist Artist, Salvador Dali)
Gala Dalí
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
Died: June 10, 1982

Gala Dali was the muse and wife of the Spanish surrealist artist, Salvador Dali. Even though she was not a poet or artist herself, she played a major role in influencing many artists and writers. She was a frequent model in Dalí's work. Before marrying Dali, she was married to French poet Paul Éluard, a prominent figure in surrealism.  

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Rocío Jurado
(Former Singer and recording artist who was named Best Female Voice of the Twentieth Century for The Voice of the Millennium Prize)
Rocío Jurado
0
Birthdate: September 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chipiona, Spain
Died: June 1, 2006
 35 
Joseba Etxeberria
(Association football player)
Joseba Etxeberria
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Elgoibar
 36 
Ingrid Garcia-Jonsson
(Actress)
Ingrid Garcia-Jonsson
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Skellefteå, Sweden
 37 
Carmen Maura
(Actress famous for her Goya Award-winning performance in the 1988 movie Women on The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown)
Carmen Maura
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
 38 
Javier Marías
(Spanish Writer and Translator)
Javier Marías
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 11, 2022

Born to banned educator Julián Marías, Javier Marías had begun writing at age 14 and penned his first novel, The Dominions of the Wolf, at 17. His depiction of John Gawsworth, the king of the Caribbean island Redonda, led him to inherit the kingship. He also writes columns for El Pais.

 39 
Sila María Calderón
(Puerto Rican Businesswoman, Politician, and Philanthropist)
Sila María Calderón
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
 40 
Junior
(Singer and Actor)
Junior
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: April 15, 2014
 41 
Feliciano López
(Spanish Professional Tennis Player)
Feliciano López
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toledo, Spain

Feliciano López made history by becoming the first male tennis player from Spain to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1972. With a career-high ranking of 12 in singles, he also became the 10th active player to cross the 500-win mark in singles. He is also known for his trademark serve-volley tennis.

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Ibn Jubayr
(Arab Geographer, Traveller and Poet)
Ibn Jubayr
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1145
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
Died: November 29, 1217

Ibn Jubayr was an Arab geographer, traveler, and poet from al-Andalus. In the years preceding the Third Crusade, he made a famous pilgrimage to Mecca from 1183 to 1185, which he wrote about in great detail in his chronicles. He was a member of an Arab family of the Kinanah tribe and also traveled to  Damascus, Mosul, Acre, and Baghdad. 

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Miguel Gallardo
(Singer, Songwriter)
Miguel Gallardo
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: November 11, 2005
 44 
Clara Alonso
(Fashion Model)
Clara Alonso
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid
 45 
Carlos Ruiz Zafón
(Spanish Novelist Known for His 2001 Novel 'La sombra del viento')
Carlos Ruiz Zafón
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: June 19, 2020

Spanish author Carlos Ruiz Zafón gained international fame with his first adult novel, The Shadow of the Wind. Previously, he had dabbled in the young-adult genre, with novels such as The Prince of Mist. He had initially been associated with the advertising industry and later also wrote scripts.

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José Calderón
(Former Spanish Basketball Player Who Played as a Point Guard)
José Calderón
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Villanueva de la Serena, Spain
 47 
Paul naschy
(Film actor)
Paul naschy
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: November 30, 2009
 48 
Luis Eduardo Aute
(Musician)
Luis Eduardo Aute
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 13, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: April 4, 2020
 49 
Rossy de Palma
(Actress)
Rossy de Palma
3
Birthdate: September 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palma, Spain
 50 
Emilia Pardo Bazán
(Writer Known for Introducing Naturalism Into Spanish Literature)
Emilia Pardo Bazán
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 16, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: A Coruña, Spain
Died: May 12, 1921

Spanish countess and novelist Emilia Pardo Bazán had initially gained fame with the essay The Critical Issue. She was an advocate of naturalism and free will. Known for novels such as The House of Ulloa, she also taught Romance literature and was divorced by her husband because of her literary success.