Find out more about the greatest Venezuelans, including Miguel Cabrera, Dross Rotzank, Carolina Herrera, Simon Bolivar and Hugo Chavez.

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

Miguel CabreraMiguel Cabrera
(Baseball Player)

18 April 1983

Carolina Herrera Carolina Herrera
(Fashion Designer)

08 January 1939

Monica SpearMónica Spear
(Model, Actress)

01 October 1984

LilimarLilimar
(Actress)

02 June 2000

Simon BolivarSimon Bolivar
(Revolutionary & Military Leader)

24 July 1783

Hugo ChavezHugo Chavez
(Former President of Venezuela)

28 July 1954

Baruj BenacerrafBaruj Benacerraf
(Immunologist)

29 October 1920

Dross RotzankDross Rotzank
(YouTuber, Blogger)

16 July 1982

Michelle LewinMichelle Lewin
(Fitness Model, Bodybuilder)

25 February 1986

Teresa CarrenoTeresa Carreno
(Singer, Pianist, Composer)

22 December 1853

Mariale MarreroMariale Marrero
(YouTuber)

21 March 1991

Carlos BaccaCarlos Bacca
(Association football player)

08 September 1986

Carlos the JackalCarlos the Jackal
(Mercenary, Terrorist)

12 October 1949

Gaby EspinoGaby Espino
(Actor, Model)

15 November 1977

Pastor MaldonadoPastor Maldonado
(Racing driver)

09 March 1985

JairzinhoJairzinho
(Association football player, Association football manager)

25 December 1944

Marjorie de SousaMarjorie de Sousa
(Venezuelan television actress)

23 April 1980

Andrew DivoffAndrew Divoff
(Actor, Stunt performer)

02 July 1955

Ricardo MontanerRicardo Montaner
(Singer, Composer)

08 September 1957

Francisco de MirandaFrancisco de Miranda
(Military leader)

28 March 1750

Gabriela SpanicGabriela Spanic
(Actor, Model, Q17274366)

10 December 1973

Diosdado CabelloDiosdado Cabello
(Soldier)

15 April 1963

Carlos ZambranoCarlos Zambrano
(Baseball pitcher)

01 June 1981

Jeffrén SuárezJeffrén Suárez
(Footballer)

20 January 1988

Chiquinquirá DelgadoChiquinquirá Delgado
(Actor, Model)

17 August 1972

Milka DunoMilka Duno
(Racecar driver)

22 April 1972

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

15 April 1992

Jacqueline SaburidoJacqueline Saburido
(Journalist)

20 December 1978

Dayana MendozaDayana Mendoza
(Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

01 June 1986

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

12 December 1974

Adrián RamosAdrián Ramos
(Association football player)

22 January 1986

Luis AparicioLuis Aparicio
(Famous Baseball Players)

29 April 1934

Carlos Andrés PérezCarlos Andrés Pérez
(President)

1922 AD

Antonio José de SucreAntonio José de Sucre
(Politician)

03 February 1795

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

09 August 1874

Rafael CalderaRafael Caldera
(President)

24 January 1916

Cilia FloresCilia Flores
(Politician, Lawyer)

01 January 1953

Franco De VitaFranco De Vita
(Singer, Songwriter)

23 January 1954

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

06 January 1965

Stefanía FernándezStefanía Fernández
(Model)

04 September 1990

Fernando AmorebietaFernando Amorebieta
(Association football player)

29 March 1985

Osmariel VillalobosOsmariel Villalobos
(Venezuelan TV show host)

02 August 1988

Pedro CarmonaPedro Carmona
(Businessperson, Economist, Entrepreneur)

06 July 1941

Rómulo GallegosRómulo Gallegos
(Novelist)

02 August 1884

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

29 November 1781

Marisol EscobarMarisol Escobar
(Sculptor, Painter)

22 May 1930

Gabriela VergaraGabriela Vergara
(Model)

29 May 1974

DannyDanny
(association football player)

07 August 1983

Irene EsserIrene Esser
(Model)

20 November 1991

Norkys BatistaNorkys Batista
(Venezuelan actress)

30 August 1977

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

20 March 1967

Carolina TejeraCarolina Tejera
(Model)

14 October 1976

Diosa CanalesDiosa Canales
(Singer, Actor, Model)

11 January 1987

Henrique Capriles RadonskiHenrique Capriles Radonski
(Politician, Lawyer)

11 July 1972

Maritza SayaleroMaritza Sayalero
(Venezuelan designer)

16 February 1961

Migbelis CastellanosMigbelis Castellanos
(Venezuelan model)

07 June 1995

Susana DuijmSusana Duijm
(Venezuelan actress)

11 August 1936

Christina DieckmannChristina Dieckmann
(Model)

22 April 1977

Alexandra BraunAlexandra Braun
(Model)

19 July 1983

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

11 November 1986

Adriana VasiniAdriana Vasini
(Model)

30 July 1987

Dorangel VargasDorangel Vargas

14 May 1957