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Famous Antiguans

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

Famous Natives


  • Curtly Ambrose cricketer
  • Hubert Anthonyson sports figure
  • Calvin Ayre Foundation charity
  • Lester Bird former prime minister (born in USA)
  • Sir Vere Cornwall Bird former prime minister
  • James Carlisle former governor-general
  • Burning Flames soca band
  • William Harper US politician
  • Tim Hector journalist, politician
  • Maurice Hope boxer
  • Wilfred Jacobs first governor-general
  • Shermain Jeremy singer
  • Marie-Elena John author
  • Jamaica Kincaid author
  • Leroy King former head bank regulator
  • Josiah Martin, Sr. last colonial governor of the province of North Carolina
  • Claudette Peters singer, songwriter
  • Sir Isaac Vivian "Viv" Richards cricketer
  • Richie Richardson cricketer
  • Andy Roberts cricketer
  • Baldwin Spencer prime minister
  • George Walter politician
  • Tian Winter singer, songwriter

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