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 1 
Buakaw Banchamek
(Professional Muay Thai Fighter and Kickboxer)
Buakaw Banchamek
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Samrong Thap
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Lisa Manoban
(Thai Rapper, Singer and Member of the South Korean Girl Group ‘Blackpink’)
Lisa Manoban
142
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buriram
Lalisa Manoban gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group Blackpink. Raised by her Thai mother and Swiss stepfather, she became the only non-Korean member of YG Entertainment. A polyglot, she speaks five languages. She has released a book of self-taken photos and has endorsed Bulgari and Penshoppe.
 3 
Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Former King of Thailand (1946 - 2016))
Bhumibol Adulyadej
24
Birthdate: December 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: October 13, 2016

Bhumibol Adulyadej of the Chakri dynasty reigned as the ninth monarch of Thailand. Reigning from 1946 until his death in 2016, Adulyadej is the second-longest reigning monarch in the history. During his reign, Bhumibol Adulyadej retained enormous constitutional powers and was extremely popular among his subjects, with some even seeing him as close to divine.

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 4 
Chang Bunker
(Showmen)
Chang Bunker
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Meklong
Died: January 17, 1874

Chang Bunker was a Siamese-American man and one-half of the popular conjoined twin brothers. Chang and his conjoined twin Eng were two of the most studied human beings during the 19th century. They toured the United States and Europe as part of their freak shows, gaining financial success and fame. They are credited with coining the colloquial term Siamese twins.

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 5 
BamBam
(Thai Rapper and a Member of the South Korean Boy Band 'Got7')
BamBam
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bangkok

BamBam is a Thai rapper and singer based in South Korea. He is popular as a member of the South Korean boy band, Got7. Interested in singing and dancing from a young age, he participated in many talent contests. He trained under JYP Entertainment for a few years before making his professional debut. He also performs as a solo artist.

 6 
Metawin Opas-iamkajorn
(Actor)
Metawin Opas-iamkajorn
24
Birthdate: February 21, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Thomas Merton
(Writer & theologian was ordained to the Catholic priesthood and given the name "Father Louis".)
Thomas Merton
13
Birthdate: January 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prades
Died: December 10, 1968

American Trappist monk and theologian Thomas Merton was ordained a priest and named Father Louis. He was a member of the monastery Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani. He is remembered for his bestselling autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, and for his study of Eastern religions such as Buddhism.

 8 
Mario Maurer
(Thai Actor Known for His Films: ‘The Love of Siam’ and ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’)
Mario Maurer
18
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok

Mario Maurer is a Thai model and actor known for playing important roles in films, such as The Love of Siam and Crazy Little Thing Called Love. One of the most bankable stars in Thailand, Maurer has been a part of highly successful films like Pee Mak, Thailand's highest-grossing film. Over the years, he has won many prestigious awards.

 9 
Nichkhun
(Rapper - Member of The South Korean Boy Band '2PM')
Nichkhun
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rancho Cucamonga
Star of the upcoming movie Hong Kong Love Story, Nichkhun is a K-pop idol in his own right. The Thai-American rapper made waves with his band 2PM. The son of a CEO mother, Nichkhun, also known as the Thai Prince, grew up amid affluence and was educated in New Zealand. 
 10 
Urassaya Sperbund
(Actress)
Urassaya Sperbund
18
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pattaya City
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Chulalongkorn
(Former King of Siam (1868 - 1910))
Chulalongkorn
7
Birthdate: September 20, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bangkok
Died: October 23, 1910

Chulalongkorn reigned as the king of Siam from 1868 until his death in 1910. Nicknamed the Royal Buddha, Chulalongkorn's reign witnessed the modernization of Siam; several social and governmental reforms marked his reign. Since the reforms ensured Siam's survival despite Western colonialism, Chulalongkorn earned the title, the Great Beloved King.

 12 
Saenchai
(Thai Boxer)
Saenchai
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mahasarakham
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 13 
Ten singer
(Singer)
Ten singer
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Minnie
(Singer)
Minnie
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 15 
Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul
(Actress)
Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul
7
Birthdate: September 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 16 
Kanawut Traipipattanapong
(Actor)
Kanawut Traipipattanapong
14
Birthdate: December 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Yingluck Shinawatra
(Prime Minister of Thailand (2011 - 2014))
Yingluck Shinawatra
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Kamphaeng District

Born into an affluent business and political family of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra received an elite education. She became the country’s first female prime minister but later fled the country when charges of corruption were brought against her. It is believed she is now exiled in London.

 18 
Rodtang Jitmuangnon
(Thai Boxer)
Rodtang Jitmuangnon
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pa Phayom
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 19 
Yasmin Lee
(Actress)
Yasmin Lee
9
Birthdate: June 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thailand
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
Davika Hoorne
(Actress)
Davika Hoorne
10
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Suppapong Udomkaewkanjana
(Actor)
Suppapong Udomkaewkanjana
8
Birthdate: April 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Trat Province
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Pawat Chittsawangdee
(Actor)
Pawat Chittsawangdee
7
Birthdate: March 22, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bangkok
 23 
Sirivannavari
(Princess of the Kingdom of Thailand and Is the Only Daughter of King Vajiralongkorn)
Sirivannavari
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangkok
 24 
Sorn
(Singer)
Sorn
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 25 
Atthaphan Phunsawat
(Actor)
Atthaphan Phunsawat
5
Birthdate: October 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 26 
Ubolratana Rajakanya
(Member of Royal Thai Family and Daughter of the King ‘Bhumibol Adulyadej’ and Queen ‘Sirikit’)
Ubolratana Rajakanya
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lausanne

The eldest child of Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej, Ubolratana Rajakanya received top-notch education at institutes such as MIT and UCLA, and ended up marrying MIT student, Peter Ladd Jensen, thereby giving up her royal title, and living in the US as Julie Jensen. She relocated to Thailand after her divorce.

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Amanda Obdam
(Model)
Amanda Obdam
8
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phuket
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Korapat Kirdpan
(Actor)
Korapat Kirdpan
5
Birthdate: December 18, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nonthaburi
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 29 
Nadech Kugimiya
(Actor)
Nadech Kugimiya
5
Birthdate: December 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mueang Khon Kaen District
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 30 
Third Lapat
(Actor, Singer and Member of the Thai Boy Group 'TRINITY')
Third Lapat
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok
Thai pop singer Lapat Ngamchaweng, better known as Third Lapat or Third Kamikaze, soared to fame with the boy bands Nine by Nine and Trinity. His track Love Warning became a huge hit. He has also endorsed brands such as McDonalds and appeared on the show The Mask Temple Fair.
 31 
Sushar Manaying
(Actress)
Sushar Manaying
4
Birthdate: January 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Phimai
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 32 
Chanon Santinatornkul
(Actor)
Chanon Santinatornkul
3
Birthdate: June 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 33 
Cindy Bishop
(Model)
Cindy Bishop
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Jumpol Adulkittiporn
(Actor)
Jumpol Adulkittiporn
2
Birthdate: January 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 35 
Prachaya Ruangroj
(Actor)
Prachaya Ruangroj
2
Birthdate: July 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bangkok
 36 
Tawan Vihokratana
(Actor)
Tawan Vihokratana
1
Birthdate: July 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Suppasit Jongcheveevat
(Actor)
Suppasit Jongcheveevat
12
Birthdate: February 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nonthaburi
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 38 
Pirapat Watthanasetsiri
(Actor)
Pirapat Watthanasetsiri
5
Birthdate: February 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok
 39 
Prajadhipok
(Monarch)
Prajadhipok
3
Birthdate: November 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok
Died: May 30, 1941
 40 
Tony Jaa
(Thai Martial Artist)
Tony Jaa
23
Birthdate: February 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Surin
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Thitipoom Techaapaikhun
(Actor)
Thitipoom Techaapaikhun
6
Birthdate: January 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Putthipong Assaratanakul
(Actor, Singer)
Putthipong Assaratanakul
1
Birthdate: October 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Puttichai Kasetsin
(Actor)
Puttichai Kasetsin
1
Birthdate: July 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ratchaburi
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Mongkut
(King of Thailand)
Mongkut
8
Birthdate: October 18, 1804
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangkok
Died: October 1, 1868
 45 
Natty
(Singer)
Natty
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 46 
Treechada Petcharat
(Actress)
Treechada Petcharat
2
Birthdate: October 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Phang Nga
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 47 
Rama I
(King of Siam)
Rama I
1
Birthdate: March 20, 1737
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Died: September 7, 1809
 48 
Tata Young
(Singer)
Tata Young
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
Bajrakitiyabha
(Diplomat)
Bajrakitiyabha
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall
 50 
Thanapob Leeratanakachorn
(Actor)
Thanapob Leeratanakachorn
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bangkok
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)