List of Famous People from Mexico

List of Famous People from Mexico

This Historyplex article will take you through a list of some of the most famous people hailing from Mexico. These people have made their mark in varied fields that range from films and books to music and business.
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My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and give the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly.

―Pancho Villa


Lush landscapes and a rich heritage. That's not all that Mexico is made up of. Mexico is famous for a lot of things―tequila, burritos, bullfighting, the Spanish language, and some very famous Mexicans who have made their mark in the world. One of the oldest civilizations of the world, the Aztec civilization, was based in Mexico, and if you identify with the pronounced 'rr's of the Spanish language, there's a chance that you'll immediately think about Mexico. Then of course there are so many famous people from Mexico who've made their mark in several fields of art, music, books, films, and business.

In this following Historyplex piece, we will take you through some of the most famous Mexicans from varied fields.
Famous Actors From Mexico
Aarón Díaz
Adela Noriega
Adriana Barraza
Adriana Fonseca
Adriana Louvier
Agustín Bernal
Ana Alicia
Anahí
Andres Montiel
Angélica Aragón
Anthony Quinn
Belinda Peregrín
Cheech Marin
David Villalpando
Demi Lovato
Dominika Paleta
Dulce María
Eduardo Capetillo
Erick Elias
Eva Longoria
Fernando Allende
Florinda Meza
Gael García Bernal
Galilea Montijo
George Lopez
Humberto Zurita
Imanol Landeta
Irán Castillo
Isabel Madow
Itatí Cantoral
Ivonne Montero
Iyari Limón
Jessica Alba
Jesús Zavala
Jorge Negrete
Josefa Flores González
Julio Alemán
Julio Mannino
Karla Cossío
Kate del Castillo
Katie Barberi
Kuno Becker
Laisha Wilkins
Laura Zapata
Ludwika Paleta
Lumi Cavazos
María Antonieta de las Nieves
Mariana Levy
Mario Almada
Maya Mishalska
Natalia Lafourcade
Nicky Mondellini
Ninel Conde
Pablo Montero
Pablo Santos
Patricia Navidad
Pedro Armendáriz
Pilar Montenegro
Ramón Valdés
Renato Bartilotti
Ricardo Montalbán
Robert Rodríguez
Rodolfo Acosta
Ruben Aguirre Fuentes
Sabine Moussier
Salma Hayek
Salvador Pineda
Sara Maldonado
Seidy Lopez
Selena Gomez
Sergio Basañez
Sharis Cid
Susana Dosamantes
Tony MacFarland
Valentino Lanús
Famous Singers From Mexico

Adolfo Angel
Adolfo Cantú
Alejandra Guzmán
Alejandro Fernández
Alessandra Rosaldo
Alex Lora
Alexander Acha
Alfonso Herrera
Alicia Villarreal
Ana Bárbara
Angélica María
Angélica Vale
Antonio Aguilar
Baby Bash
Carlos Santana
Christian Castro
Christopher Uckerman
Cornelio Reyna
Daniela Romo
David Cavazos
Demi Lovato
Denisse Guerrero
Diana Reyes
Ely Guerra
Enrique Guzmán
Evita Muñoz
Frankie J
Gloria Trevi
Imanol Landeta
Javier Solis
Jenni Rivera
Joan Sebastian
José Alfredo Jiménez
José Fernando Emilio
José Guadalupe Esparza
Juan Gabriel
Julieta Venegas
Kalimba
Lila Downs
Lola Beltrán
Lucero
Lucía Méndez
Luis Miguel
Lupillo Rivera
Maite Perroni
Marcela Bovios
Marcelo Treviño
Marco Antonio Muñiz
Marco Antonio Solís
María Fernanda Blázquez Gil
Mariana Seoane
Natalia Lafourcade
Pablo Montero
Patricia Manterola
Patricia Muñoz
Paulina Rubio
Pepe Aguilar
Pilar Montenegro
Polo Urias
Ramón Ayala
Saul Hernández
Selena Quintanilla-Perez
Thalía
Famous Authors From Mexico

Agustín Yáñez
Alfonso Reyes
Ángeles Mastrettav
Caridad Bravo Adams
Carlos Fuentes
Carlos Monsiváis
Elena Poniatowska
Fernando del Paso
Gregorio López y Fuentes
Guadalupe Loaeza
Guillermo Arriaga
Ignacio Manuel Altamirano
Inés de la Cruz
Jaime Sabines
José Agustín
José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi
José Revueltas
José Sánchez Zolliker
José Vasconcelos
Juan José Arreola
Juan Ruiz de Alarcón
Juan Rulfo
Luis J. Rodriguez
Mariano Azuela
Martín Luis Guzmán
Nezahualcoyotl
Octavio Paz
Paco Ignacio Taibo II
Pita Amor
Roberto Bravo
Rosario Castellanos
Salvador Elizondo
Salvador Novo
Famous Politicians From Mexico

Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Antonio Ortiz Mena
Benito Juárez
Carlos Hank González
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas
Eduardo Bours
Emiliano Zapata
Enrique Jackson
Ernesto Zedillo
Felipe Calderón Hinojosa
Francisco I. Madero
Jorge Hank Rhon
Lázaro Cárdenas Batel
Lázaro Cárdenas del Río
Luis Donaldo Colosio
Miguel Alemán Valdés
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Moctezuma Ilhuicamina
Moctezuma Xocoyotzin
Pancho Villa
Porfirio Díaz
Roberto Madrazo
Rosario Robles
Famous Businessmen From Mexico

Alfredo Harp Helú
Antonio Suáre
Bernardo Gómez Martínez
Carlos Slim Helú
Emilio Azcárraga Jean
Enrique Molina Sobrino
Eugenio Garza Lagüera
Eugenio Garza Sada
Héctor Ruiz
Isaac Saba Raffoul
Jerónimo Arango Aria
Jorge Vergara
Lorenzo Zambrano
María Asunción Aramburuzabala
Ricardo Salinas Pliego
Roberto González Barrera
Roberto Hernández Ramírez
Víctor González Torres

Many of these famous Mexican Americans have made an indelible mark in not only the Mexican society, but the world over. These are truly some of the most famous people that hail from Mexico.