Celebrities in Somalia

Abdisalam Aato film director, producer, entrepreneur, media consultant
Asli Hassan Abade first female pilot in the Somali Air Force (SAF)
Ali A. Abdi sociologist
Liban Abdi Norwegian footballer
Hassan Abdillahi journalist, social activist
Mohamed Deq Abdulle taekwondo practitioner
Muse Hassan Sheikh Sayid Abdulle politician
Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid model, actress, entrepreneur
Yussur A.F. Abrar banker, entrepreneur
Abdusalam Abubakar scientist
Fowziya Yusuf Haji Adan politician
Ibrahim Hassan Addou scholar, politician
Maxamed Daahir Afrax novelist, playwright, journalist, scholar
Abd al Aziz al-Amawi scholar
Elman Ali Ahmed entrepreneur, activist
Abdiweli Mohamed Ali economist, professor, politician, former Prime Minister
Omar A. Ali entrepreneur
Warsame Ali scientist
Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed economist, diplomat, politician
Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed politician
Halima Ahmed political activist
Hawa Ahmed model
Mohammed Ahamed footballer
Sharif Sheikh Ahmed politician
Shire Jama Ahmed linguist
Ayaan Hirsi Ali activist, writer, politician
Yasmine Allas linguist, historian
Hassan Gouled Aptidon politician
Arawelo monarch
Abadir Umar Ar-Rida cleric
Faisal Jeylani Aweys taekwondo practitioner
Farah Mohamed Jama Awl writer
Zahra Bani javelin thrower
Uways al-Barawi scholar
Abdirahman Jama Barre politician
Abdi Bile former middle distance runner
Aden Abdullah Osman Daar politician, first President of Somalia
Ayub Daud footballer
Olol Diinle sultanate
Waris Dirie model, author, actress, human rights activist
Abdirashid Duale entrepreneur
Asha Haji Elmi politician, peace activist
Hassan Abshir Farah politician
Nuruddin Farah novelist
Mo Farah track and field athlete
Abdirahman Farole politician
Ali Feiruz musician, composer
Musa Haji Ismail Galal linguist, historian
Ali Khalif Galaydh politician, former Prime Minister
Umar Arteh Ghalib politician, former Prime Minister
Ali Mohammed Ghedi politician
Osman Haji politician
Abdihakim Mohamoud Haji-Faqi diplomat, politician
Ali Matan Hashi senior military official, politician
Iman Hashi singer, songwriter
Siham Hashi singer, songwriter
Abdiqasim Salad Hassan politician
Mohammed Abdullah Hassan religious leader, established the Dervish State
Amina Moghe Hersi entrepreneur
Mohamud Muse Hersi politician
Aden Ibrahim Aw Hirsi political scientist
Daud Abdulle Hirsi general, national hero
Abdirizak Haji Hussein diplomat, politician, former Prime Minister
Nur Hassan Hussein politician, former Prime Minister
Abdisalam Ibrahim Norwegian footballer
Hanan Ibrahim social activist
Mahamud Ibrahim sultanate
Yusuf Mahamud Ibrahim sultanate
Jaylaani Nur Ikar politician
Abdullahi Ahmed Irro military professor, general
Ahmed Mohamed Islam politician
Edna Adan Ismail activist
Abdullahi Issa politician
Hirsi Magan Isse scholar, revolutionary
Hassan al-Jabarti mathematician, theologian, astronomer, philosopher
Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti scholar
Jama Ali Jama politician
Jama Musse Jama ethnomathematician, author
Mohamed Jama kickboxer
Mohamed Osman Jawari politician
Fatima Jibrell environmental activist
Dahir Riyale Kahin politician
Maryam Kassim politician
Yusuf bin Ahmad al-Kawneyn scholar
Salaad Gabeyre Kediye senior military official, revolutionary
Yusuf Ali Kenadid sultanate
K'naan musician, poet
Abdi Kusow scholar, writer
Mohamed Mooge Liibaan musician
Aar Maanta singer-songwriter, actor, composer, instrumentalist, music producer
Magool singer
Adan Mohamed Nuur Madobe politician
Osman Mahamuud sultanate
Mohamed Malimey football coach
Mustafa Mohamed Moalim aviator
Ayaan Mohallim fashion designer
Idyl Mohallim fashion designer
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed diplomat, politician, former Prime Minister
Mustafa Mohamed long-distance runner
Ali Mahdi Muhammad entrepreneur, politician
Mohamed Haji Mukhtar scholar, writer
Hassan Sheikh Mumin poet, playwright, broadcaster, actor, composer
Maryam Mursal composer, vocalist
Hodan Nalayeh media executive, marketing consultant, activist, entrepreneur
Yusuf Haji Nur politician
Mohamed Abdullahi Omaar diplomat, politician
Rageh Omaar journalist, writer
Abdisalam Omer economist
Ladan Osman poet, teacher
Ismail Jim'ale Osoble lawyer, human rights activist
Khadija Qalanjo singer, folklore dancer
Abdullahi Qarshe musician, playwright
Abdallah al-Qutbi polemicist, theologian, philosopher
Abdulkadir Ahmed Said film director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor
Hasan Adan Samatar singer, guitarist, theatrical performer
Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke diplomat, politician, former Prime Minister
Abdirashid Ali Shermarke politician
Abdi Farah Shirdon economist, politician, former Prime Minister
Mohamoud Ali Shire sultanate
Fatima Siad model
Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo politician
Abdi Sinimo singer, songwriter
Shaykh Sufi scholar, poet, reformist, astrologist
Abdillahi Suldaan Mohammed Timacade poet
Abdourahman Waberi author
Ahmed Mumin Warfa botanist
Abdi Warsame politician
Mohamed Ibrahim Warsame ("Hadrawi") songwriter, poet
Yasmin Warsame model, activist
Abd Al-Rahman bin Ahmad al-Zayla'i scholar