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Famous Dominicans

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.

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  • Leonel Fernandez Reyna president
  • Tilo Rivas politician, scientist
  • Mario Rivera musician
  • Felix Rodriguez baseball player
  • Henry Rodriguez baseball player
  • Raulin Rodriguez singer
  • Rosangela singer
  • Tono Rosario musician
  • Raulin Rosendo singer
  • Porfirio Rubirosa diplomat
  • Amaya Salazar artist
  • Jose Antonio "Pepillo" Salcedo former president
  • Felix Sanchez olympic medalist, hurdler
  • Francisco Rosario Sanchez a founding father of Dominican Republic
  • Jorge Noceda Sanchez artist
  • Daniel Santacruz singer, songwriter (born in USA)
  • Jose Santana economist
  • Antony Santos musician
  • Yoskar Sarante singer
  • Mariano Lebron Savinon author
  • Enrique Segoviano television producer, director
  • Luis Segura singer
  • Rafael Solano pianist, songwriter, composer
  • Alfonso Soriano baseball player
  • Sammy Sosa baseball player
  • Margot Taule architect, engineer
  • Julian Tavarez baseball player
  • Willy Taveras baseball player
  • Miguel Tejada baseball player
  • Robinson Tejeda baseball player
  • Jessy Terrero film director
  • Luis Terrero baseball player
  • Miguel Tio artist
  • Celines Toribio actress
  • Salomon Torres baseball player
  • Rafael Leonidas Trujillo former dictator

U - Z

  • Julian Scott Urena actor
  • Pedro Henriquez Urena essayist, philosopher, literary critic
  • Salome Urena poet
  • Juan Uribe baseball player
  • Wilson Valdez baseball player
  • Cuco Valoy singer, band leader
  • Jose Valverde baseball player
  • Annerys Vargas volleyball player
  • Claudio Vargas baseball player
  • Luis Vargas musician
  • Sergio Vargas singer
  • Wilfrido Vargas singer, songwriter
  • Amelia Vega Miss Universe 2003
  • Jack Veneno wrestler
  • Johnny Ventura singer, band leader
  • Ludo Vika actress, comedian
  • Fernando Villalona singer
  • Jose Vizcaino baseball player
  • Edinson Volquez baseball player
  • Hector Wagner baseball player
  • Elias Wessin y Wessin former air force general, politician
  • Sandra Zaiter actress, television host
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Dominican Republic's Information

Flag of Dominican Republic
Land Area 48,320 km2
Water Area 350 km2
Total Area 48,670km2 (#128)
Population 10,606,865 (#87)
Population Density 219.51/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $162.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,900
Currency Peso (DOP)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.