Celebrities in Costa Rica

Claudia Maria Poll Ahrens olympic medalist
(born in Nicaragua)
Sylvia Poll Ahrens olympic medalist
(born in Nicaragua)
Francisco Amighetti artist
Jorge Arroyo playwright
Dinorah Bolandi artist
Édgar Brenes architect, educator
Víctor Cañas architect, former diplomat
Nery Antonio Brenes Cárdenas athlete (sprinter)
Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz engineer, physicist, NASA astronaut
Aquileo J. Echeverría politician, author, journalist
Giannina Facio actress
Lorena Clare Facio former first lady, athlete
José María Hipólito Figueres Ferrer "father of peaceful modern democracy", former president
Walter Flores musician, director
Cristina Fournier artist
Rafael Ángel "Felo" García artist, architect
José Federico Tinoco Granados former president, army general
Maribel Guardia actress
Ricardo Fernández Guardia historian
Joaquín Gutiérrez author
General Tomás Miguel Guardia Gutiérrez enacted Costa Rica's 1871 Constitution, former president
Ronald Lanzoni athlete, runner
José María Castro Madriz lawyer, academic, diplomat, former president
Marfil music group
Federico Miranda musician
Laura Chinchilla Miranda first woman president
Joaquín García Monge author
Ibo Bonilla Oconitrillo architect, sculptor
Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno former president, creator National Insurance Bank, School of Agriculture, Ministry of Health
Juan Bernal Ponce architect
Juan Rafael Mora Porras former president
Teodorico Quiros artist
Óscar Arias Sánchez nobel laureate
Juan Santamaría national hero of Costa Rica
Harry Shum, Jr. actor
Clodomiro Picado Twight researcher, developer anti-venom serums (born in Nicaragua)
Chavela Vargas singer
Isidro Con Wong artist
Francisco Zúñiga artist, sculptor