Famous Jamaican - Jamaican Celebrities
Wonder what is that common thing between Bob Marley, a spicy plat of Jerk Chicken, and rum? Jamaica, that is right! The crown of Caribbean attraction, revered as the “birthplace of reggae”, Jamaica has wooed and wowed the world for more reasons than anyone can fathom. While many love to stereotype the country as a musical powerhouse or foodies paradise, the true-blue Jamaican charm and attraction supersedes its admittedly awesome food, rum, music. You will be surprised to know that the otherwise hedonistic Jamaicans have brainchild some exciting inventions that we bet you had no idea belonged to this far-flung Caribbean land. Don’t quite believe so? Well, then read on. Did you know Jamaicans were the first to create a bio-engineered fruit? Or the first to identify Aedes Aegypti as the cause of dengue? Or they were the first to find a formulaic cure for prostate cancer? Discover all about some of Jamaica’s worthiest sons and daughters of soil in the biographies on famous Jamaicans. Their timeline, trivia, and interesting facts are worth your time and a read!
Find out more about the greatest Jamaicans, including Bob Marley, Usain Bolt, Grace Jones, Sean Paul and Marcus Garvey.
The Most Famous Jamaican
|Buju Banton||July 15, 1973||Jamaican||Buju Banton is a famous Jamaican musician|
|Shaggy||October 22, 1968||American||Shaggy is a Grammy Award winning Jamaican musician, singer, and DJ|
|Peter Tosh||October 19, 1944||Jamaican||Peter Tosh was a famous Jamaican Reggae musician and a promoter of Rastafari|
|Cindy Breakspeare||October 24, 1954||Canadian, Jamaican||Cindy Breakspeare is a former Jamaican model, who went on to become the Miss World 1976|
|Trevor Berbick||August 1, 1954||Canadian, Jamaican||Trevor Berbick was a professional Jamaican Canadian boxer, and a former world heavy weight champion|
|OMI||September 3, 1986||Jamaican||OMI is a pop singer hailing from Jamaica|
|Lee Boyd Malvo||February 18, 1985||Jamaican, American||Lee Boyd Malvo is a convicted murderer who committed murders in the Washington Metropolitan Area for three weeks in October 2002|
|Keyshia Ka'oir||January 10, 1985||Jamaican||Keyshia Ka’Oir is a Jamaican-American model, actress and entrepreneur|
|Sean Paul||January 9, 1973||Jamaican||Sean Paul is a Grammy Award winning reggae artist from Jamaica|
|Bob Marley||February 6, 1945||Jamaican||Bob Marley is a famous Jamaican reggae singer, known for his album ‘Rastaman Vibration’|