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Famous Kuwaitis

Kuwait's Information

Flag of Kuwait
Land Area 17,818 km2
Total Area 17,818km2 (#152)
Population 2,832,776 (#141)
Population Density 158.98/km2
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $301.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $71,300
Currency Dinar (KWD)
Largest Cities

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.


  • Yusuf Adees musician
  • Abdul-Razzak Al-Adwani government minister
  • Ahmad Meshari Al-Adwani poet, teacher
  • Ahmad Ajab football player
  • Dr. Saleh Al-Ajar astronomer
  • Abdullah al-Ajmi Guantanamo detainee
  • Ahmad Ali musician
  • Alaa Hussein Ali former head of state of the Republic of Kuwait
  • Khalifa Alqattar artist
  • Yousuf Saleh Alyan publisher, editor
  • Abdulaziz Al-Anberi football player
  • Fouzi Khalid Abdullah Al Awda Guantanamo detainee
  • Saad Madhi Saad Howash Al Azmi Guantanamo detainee
  • Fayez Bandar football player
  • Thruaya Al-Baqsami artist
  • Kazem Behbehani immunologist, professor
  • Essra Al-Bloushi fashion designer
  • Abdullah Al-Buloushi football player
D - G
  • Faisal Al-Dakhil football player
  • Fehaid Al-Deehani Olympic medalist, target shooter
  • Fahid Al-Dihani athlete
  • Mojeb al-Dousari artist
  • Mishary El-Efasy Islamic educator
  • Mohammed Ghareeb tennis player
H - K
  • Wael Sulaiman Al-Habashi football player
  • Abdulqader Al Hadhood musician
  • Amani Al-Haji musician
  • Messaed Al Hammad astronomer
  • Zaid Al-Harb poet
  • Jasem Mohammed Ibrahim Al Huwaidi football player
  • Mohammed Ibrahem football player
  • Fathi Kamel football player
  • Jassem Al-Kharafi speaker of National Assembly
  • Ibtihal Al-Khatib academic, journalist, advocate
  • Ibrahim Khraibut politician
  • Nawal El Kuwaitia singer, songwriter
M - N
  • Khaled Al-Mathkour Islamic educator
  • Nasser Mohammed former prime minister
  • Jamal Mubarak football player
  • Mussouma al-Mubarak politician
  • Ibrahim Al-Mudhaf merchant, politician
  • Nawaf Al Mutairi football player
  • Bader Almed Al-Mutawa football player
  • Bader Al-Nashi former secretary general of Hadas
  • Ajeel Al-Nashmi Islamic educator
  • Danah Al-Nasrallah athlete
  • Musaed Neda football player
O - R
  • Abu Obeida Tawari al-Obeidi Kuwait member of al-Qaeda
  • Fahad Al Rashidi football player
  • Mahmoud Ghadban Al-Razouki military general
  • Zed Al Refai mountain climber, explorer
  • Abdallah Al Rowaished singer
  • Ahmed al-Rubei politician, journalist, professor
  • Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah former emir
  • Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah former sheikh
  • Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah former emir
  • Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmad Al Sabah former prime minister
  • Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah government minister
  • Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah former emir
  • Sabah al-Ahmad al Sabah former prime minister, former emir
  • Salem Al-Ali A-Sabah chief of the national guard
  • Salem Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah royal family member
  • Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah former sheikh
  • Ahmed Al-Sadoun former speaker of National Assembly
  • Yousef Al-Saleh athlete
  • Ema Shah singer, composer, pianist, guitarist
  • Fawzi Al Shammari athlete
  • Nohair Al-Shammari football player
  • Bashar Al Shatty musician
  • Shemayel singer
  • Ibrahim Al-Soula musician
  • Tareq Al-Suwaidan author, speaker
T - Z
  • Ahmed Al-Tarabilsi football player
  • Al Nasheed Al-Watani poet
  • Jasem Yacob football player
  • Rania Al-Yassin queen of Jordan
  • Adel al Zamel Guantanamo detainee
  • Ali Al-Zinkawi hammer thrower

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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