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Famous People from The Bahamas


Famous Bahamian Actors

  • Al Roker

    Al Roker

    Meteorologist and television personality
  • Calvin Lockhart

    Calvin Lockhart

    Actor
  • Esther Rolle

    Esther Rolle

    Actor
  • Sidney Portier

    Sidney Poitier

    Actor and ambassador
  • Persia White

    Persia White

    Actor and singer
  • Shakara Ledard

    Shakara Ledard

    Supermodel
  • Myles Munroe

    Myles Munroe

    Internationally known Bahamian televangelist


Famous Bahamian Musicians

  • Bahamen

    Baha Men

    Singing group
  • Chippie

    John "Chippie" Chipman

    A local folk hero, widely accredited for his goat- and sheep-skin drums
  • Lenny Kravitz

    Lenny Kravitz

    Musician
  • Pricilla Rollins

    Priscilla Rollins

    Recording artist
  • George Symonette

    George Symonette

    Father of Bahamian Calypso, composer and pianist
  • Sebastian Bach

    Sebastian Bach

    Lead singer for rock band Skid Row
  • Tony McKay

    Tony McKay

    "Exuma, the Obeah Man", Musician & artist


Famous Bahamian Olympians

  • Cecil Cooke

    Cecil Cooke

    Former Olympian, sailing
  • Debbie Ferguson McKenzie

    Debbie Ferguson McKenzie

    Olympian
  • Frankruther Ford

    Frank Rutherford

    Former Olympic athlete
  • Pauline Davis Thompson

    Pauline Davis Thompson

    Former Olympian
  • Sir Durward Knowles

    Sir Durward Knowles

    Former Olympian, sailing
  • Tonique Williams Darling

    Tonique Williams Darling

    Olympic gold medalist


Famous Bahamian Athletes

  • John Bethel

    John Bethel

    Former NHL hockey player
  • Kin Boslice

    Kimbo Slice

    MMA fighter
  • Mark Knowles

    Mark Knowles

    Tennis player - formerly ranked #1 in Menís Doubles
  • Mark Merklein Mark Merklein Former college and professional tennis player


Famous Bahamian Football & Baseball Players

  • Andre Rodgers

    Andre Rodgers

    Former professional baseball player
  • Devard Darling

    Devard Darling

    NFL wide receiver, Baltimore Ravens
  • Dwinalexander Smith

    Edwin Alexander Smith

    Former defensive end for the Denver Broncos
  • mychalthompson

    Mychal "Sweet Bells" Thompson

    Former NBA player for the Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Lakers
  • rickfox

    Rick Fox

    Former NBA player with the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, actor


Famous Residents of The Bahamas

  • annanicholsmith

    Anna Nicole Smith

  • billgates

    Bill Gates

  • coreyhart

    Corey Hart

  • davidcopperfield

    David Copperfield

  • eddiemurphy

    Eddy Murphy

  • johntravolta

    John Travolta


  • johnnydepp

    Johnny Depp

  • lennykravitz

    Lenny Kravitz

  • mariahcarey-nickcannon

    Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon

  • michaeljordan

    Michael Jordan

  • nicholascage

    Nicholas Cage

  • peternygard

    Peter Nygard

  • rickfox

    Rick Fox


  • ritamarley

    Rita Marley

  • diddy

    Sean "Diddy" Combs

  • seanconnery

    Sean Connery

  • shakira Shakira


Famous Bahamian Artists

  • amosferguson

    Amos Ferguson

    Artist
  • antoniusroberts

    Antonius Roberts

    Artist