Famous Argentine - Argentine Celebrities

Ask anyone to round up the best things that Argentina has to offer, and he/she will rattle away things like wine, beef, gauchos, Andes, tango, and football. While there is no denying that these are indeed some of the greatest USPs of the country, there is definitely more to the country than its dance, food, and mountains. The real treasure of Argentina is its wealth of talents — its long list of eminent men and women who have contributed immensely to earn Argentina a coveted status in the world. Without them, the country would not have held the prized place it holds today. Unless you have been living under the rock, you will be no stranger to names like Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, Pope Francis, Che Guevara, Carlos Gardel, and Luis Federico Leloir. From world-famous soccer players to Nobel prize winners and from renowned scribes to avant-garde scientists, Argentina can claim to have produced some truly outstanding men and women. Read on to know all about the famous Argentines in the biographies below that trails their timeline, trivia, and interesting facts.

Find out more about the greatest Argentines, including Lionel Messi, Che Guevara, Pope Francis, Sergio Agüero and Diego Maradona.

The Most Famous Argentine

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Luciana Barroso1976ArgentinianLuciana Barroso is a former air hostess, better known as the wife of Hollywood star, Matt Damon
Wanda NaraDecember 9, 1986ArgentinianWanda Nara is an Argentine model, reality personality, and football agent, more famous as the wife of Argentine football player Mauro Icardi.
Carlos TevezFebruary 5, 1984ArgentinianCarlos Tevez is an Argentine professional footballer
Nick MericoDecember 29, 1995ArgentinianNick Merico is an Argentine actor best known for his role in the television series ‘Every Witch Way’
Gabriela SabatiniMay 16, 1970ArgentinianGabriela Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player, one of the leading players of her generation
René Gerónimo FavaloroJuly 12, 1923ArgentinianRené Gerónimo Favaloro was a renowned Argentinean cardiovascular surgeon
Valentina ZenereJanuary 15, 1997ArgentinianValentina Zenere is an Argentine actress and model
Evita PeronMay 7, 1919ArgentinianRadio actress Evita Peron was the second wife of President Juan Peron of Argentina
Che GuevaraJune 14, 1928ArgentinianChe Guevara is one of the most revered and legendary political figures in world history
Zaira NaraAugust 15, 1988ArgentinianZaira Nara is an Argentine model, actress, television show host and dancer

Luis Federico Leloir

Luis Federico Leloir was an Argentinean physician and biochemist who won the Noble Prize for Chemistry in 1970

Cesar Milstein

Cesar Milstein was an Argentinian biochemist who received the Nobel Prize for his discovery of monoclonal antibody

Francisco Moreno

Francisco Moreno was an Argentine naturalist, explorer, anthropologist, and geographer in the late 19th century

ArgentinianMay 31, 1852120 views

Gabriela Sabatini

Gabriela Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player, one of the leading players of her generation

ArgentinianMay 16, 1970558 views

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is an Argentine lawyer and politician who served as the President of Argentina from 2007 to 2015

Carlos Menem

Carlos Saúl Menem is an Argentine politician

ArgentinianJuly 2, 1930121 views

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel was a French Argentine singer and composer best known for his classic tangos

Bernardino Rivadavia

Bernardino Rivadavia was the first President of Argentina

ArgentinianMay 20, 178078 views

Isabel Martínez de Perón

Isabel Peron is a former President of Argentina; the first woman to hold this position

Eduardo Duhalde

Eduardo Duhalde is an Argentine politician and lawyer who served as the President of Argentina from 2002 to 2003