Famous Lebanese - Lebanese Celebrities

If you thought that Lebanon’s only claim to fame was its world-famous hummus, halloumi, falafel and tabouleh, it is time to up your information quotient about the land! Home to world’s most loved cuisine, Middle East’s most glamorous city, Beirut and a string of beach resorts (things that will immediately put you into a holiday mood), Lebanon has also been home to fiery orators, fine entertainers, world-class diplomats and politicians, and, exceptionally talented sportsmen, musicians, artistes, innovators and many more. That’s right! We bet you did not know that the “Matrix” star Keanu Reeves was from Lebanon? Or that George Clooney’s lawyer wife Amal Clooney too called Lebanon her home? Or that the writer of “Broken Wings” Gibran Khalil Gibran was born in this Middle Eastern country? With so many important names to its claim, Lebanon stands as a mine of famous men and women. To know more about famous Lebanese people, delve deep into their biographies and learn all about their timeline, trivia, and interesting facts.

Find out more about the greatest Lebanese people, including Keanu Reeves, Serj Tankian, Marcus Lemonis, Nancy Ajram and Rafic Hariri.

The Most Famous Lebanese

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Deyana MouniraAugust 16, 1990LebaneseDeyana Mounira is a Lebanese bikini model, host, belly dance instructor, and Instagram star
Maher ZainJuly 16, 1981Lebanese, SwedishMaher Zain is a Swedish-Lebanese singer, songwriter, and musician
Serj TankianAugust 21, 1967Lebanese, AmericanSerj Tankian is a famous American singer-songwriter and member of the band, ‘System of a Down’
Moe SargiNovember 3, 1987LebaneseMoe Sargi is a Lebanese YouTube star
Nancy AjramMay 16, 1983LebaneseNancy Ajram is a Lebanese pop folk singer and multi-platinum recording artist
Fadi FawazMay 24, 1973Australian, LebaneseFadi Fawaz is an Australian-born Lebanese hairstylist and photographer
Keanu ReevesSeptember 2, 1964Canadian, LebaneseKnown for his impeccable character of ‘Neo’ in ‘The Matrix’ trilogy, Keanu Reeves is a Canadian-American actor who has done a variety of roles in Hollywood movies.
Marcus LemonisNovember 16, 1973Lebanese, AmericanMarcus Lemonis is an American businessman, investor, politician, and TV personality
Elie SaabJuly 4, 1964LebaneseA famous fashion designer, Elie Saab is globally renowned for dressing celebrities and member of the royalty
Rafic HaririNovember 1, 1944LebaneseRafic Hariri was a former Prime Minister of Lebanon

Steve Kerr

Steve Kerr is an American former professional basketball player and coach

LebaneseSeptember 27, 1965140 views

Nancy Ajram

Nancy Ajram is a Lebanese pop folk singer and multi-platinum recording artist

LebaneseMay 16, 1983401 views

Walid Jumblatt

Walid Jumblatt is a Lebanese politician, and is currently the leader of the Progressive Socialist Party (PSP)

LebaneseAugust 7, 1949110 views

Rafic Hariri

Rafic Hariri was a former Prime Minister of Lebanon

Marcel Khalife

Marcel Khalifé is a Lebanese musician and singer

LebaneseJune 10, 1950113 views

Elie Saab

A famous fashion designer, Elie Saab is globally renowned for dressing celebrities and member of the royalty

LebaneseJuly 4, 1964274 views

Assi Rahbani

Assi Rahbani is the founder of the famous Lebanese music duo ‘Rahbani Brothers’ and is credited for developing a distinct style of Lebanese music

LebaneseMay 4, 1923195 views

Amal Alamuddin

Amal Alamuddin, is a Lebanese-British barrister, human rights activist and philanthropist

Fadi Fawaz

Fadi Fawaz is an Australian-born Lebanese hairstylist and photographer

AustralianMay 24, 1973368 views

Deyana Mounira

Deyana Mounira is a Lebanese bikini model, host, belly dance instructor, and Instagram star

LebaneseAugust 16, 1990908 views