Read on to discover more about the most famous and influential people from Venezuela.

Famous Venezuelans
Venezuela is a country famous for its amalgamation of rich, diverse and complex cultures that has been influenced by the original Venezuelan natives to the Spanish and Africans who arrived after the Spanish conquest. Venezuelan art, enriched by the likes of painters Francisco Arturo Michelena Castillo, Antonio Herrera Toro, and Martín Tovar y Tovar is famous worldwide. Also known for its beautiful buildings and churches, the nation has been the homeland of prominent architects including Carlos Raúl Villanueva who designed the Central University of Venezuela—a World Heritage Site. Venezuelan literature which saw rapid development following the War of Independence was dominated by noted writers like Rómulo Gallegos, Teresa de la Parra, Arturo Uslar Pietri, Adriano González León, and Miguel Otero Silva. Indigenous music in the nation has gained much popularity in the modern times thanks to the efforts of singers and musicians like Pedro Elías Gutiérrez, Iván Pérez Rossi, and Rafael Bolívar Coronado. Venezuela is also home to numerous beautiful and talented women who have done their nation proud by winning several international beauty pageants like Miss Universe and Miss World. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Venezuelans.
Nicolás MaduroNicolás Maduro
(President of Venezuela)

23 November 1962

Caracas, Venezuela

Sagittarius

Hugo ChavezHugo Chavez
(Former President of Venezuela)

28 July 1954

05 March 2013

Sabaneta, Venezuela

Leo

Miguel CabreraMiguel Cabrera
(Baseball Player)

18 April 1983

Maracay, Venezuela

Aries

Monica SpearMónica Spear
(Model, Actress)

01 October 1984

06 January 2014

Maracaibo

Libra

Lele PonsLele Pons
(Vine Personality)

24 June 1996

Caracas, Venezuela

Cancer

Simon BolivarSimon Bolivar
(Revolutionary & Military Leader)

24 July 1783

17 December 1830

Caracas

Leo

Baruj BenacerrafBaruj Benacerraf
(Immunologist)

29 October 1920

02 August 2011

Caracas, Venezuela

Scorpio

Carolina Herrera Carolina Herrera
(Fashion Designer)

08 January 1939

Caracas

Capricorn

Teresa CarrenoTeresa Carreno
(Singer, Pianist, Composer)

22 December 1853

12 June 1917

Caracas

Sagittarius

LilimarLilimar
(Actress)

02 June 2000

Nueva Esparta, Venezuela

Gemini

Dross RotzankDross Rotzank
(YouTuber, Blogger)

16 July 1982

Caracas, Venezuela

Cancer

Carlos the JackalCarlos the Jackal
(Mercenary, Terrorist)

12 October 1949

Michelena

Libra

Carlos BaccaCarlos Bacca
(Association football player)

08 September 1986

Barranquilla

Virgo

Luis AparicioLuis Aparicio
(Famous Baseball Players)

29 April 1934

Maracaibo, Venezuela

Taurus

Dayana MendozaDayana Mendoza
(Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

01 June 1986

Caracas

Gemini

Rafael de La FuenteRafael de La Fuente
(Television actor, Singer, Actor, Film actor)

11 November 1986

Caracas

Scorpio

Adrián RamosAdrián Ramos
(Association football player)

22 January 1986

Santander de Quilichao

Aquarius

Henrique Capriles RadonskiHenrique Capriles Radonski
(Politician, Lawyer)

11 July 1972

Caracas

Cancer

Gaby EspinoGaby Espino
(Actor, Model)

15 November 1977

Caracas

Scorpio

Diosdado CabelloDiosdado Cabello
(Soldier)

15 April 1963

Q3300002

Aries

Gabriela SpanicGabriela Spanic
(Actor, Model, Q17274366)

10 December 1973

Ortiz, Guárico

Sagittarius

Fernando AmorebietaFernando Amorebieta
(Association football player)

29 March 1985

Cantaura

Aries

Andrew DivoffAndrew Divoff
(Actor, Stunt performer)

02 July 1955

Venezuela

Cancer

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
(Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic, Pianist)

09 August 1874

28 January 1947

Caracas

Leo

JairzinhoJairzinho
(Association football player, Association football manager)

25 December 1944

Duque de Caxias

Capricorn

Kimberly Dos RamosKimberly Dos Ramos
(Television presenter, Actor, Singer, Model)

15 April 1992

Caracas

Aries

Jacqueline SaburidoJacqueline Saburido
(Journalist)

20 December 1978

Caracas

Sagittarius

Cilia FloresCilia Flores
(Politician, Lawyer)

01 January 1953

Tinaquillo

Capricorn

Antonio José de SucreAntonio José de Sucre
(Politician)

03 February 1795

04 June 1830

Cumaná

Aquarius

Chiquinquirá DelgadoChiquinquirá Delgado
(Actor, Model)

17 August 1972

Maracaibo

Leo

Ricardo MontanerRicardo Montaner
(Singer, Composer)

08 September 1957

Valentín Alsina

Virgo

Andrés BelloAndrés Bello
(Poet, Legislator, Philosopher, Educator, Philologist, Diplomat, Politician, Translator, Writer)

29 November 1781

15 October 1865

Caracas

Sagittarius

Pedro CarmonaPedro Carmona
(Businessperson, Economist, Entrepreneur)

06 July 1941

Colombia

Cancer

Franco De VitaFranco De Vita
(Singer, Songwriter)

23 January 1954

Caracas

Aquarius

Marisol EscobarMarisol Escobar
(Sculptor, Painter)

22 May 1930

30 April 2016

Paris

Gemini

Scarlet OrtizScarlet Ortiz
(model, actor, beauty pageant contestant)

12 December 1974

Caracas

Sagittarius

Milka DunoMilka Duno
(Racecar driver)

22 April 1972

Caracas

Taurus

Diosa CanalesDiosa Canales
(Singer, Actor, Model)

11 January 1987

El Tigre

Capricorn

Fernando CarrilloFernando Carrillo
(singer, television actor, film actor, pianist)

06 January 1965

Caracas

Capricorn

Ruddy RodríguezRuddy Rodríguez
(Actor, Entrepreneur, Film producer, Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

20 March 1967

Anaco

Pisces

Dorangel VargasDorangel Vargas

14 May 1957

Venezuela

Taurus

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