Famous Peruvian - Peruvian Celebrities

Peru is the one-stop destination for travellers who like it all in their single holiday - spectacular scenery, glowing sunsets, sophisticated culture, wildest landscape, oldest civilization and finest and urbane construction. From the snow-capped Andean peaks to the deep Amazon rainforests, from the deeply-guarded traditions to the bustling urbane nightlife, Peru offers everyone a never-experienced-before dream vacation. But know that it is but a side of Peru - the country has been home to numerous renowned musicians, sports stars, actors, scientists, authors who have contributed through their personal endeavours. Prominent Peruvian sports personnel include Paolo Guerrero, Nolberto Solano, Cecilia Tait, Juan Manuel Vargas, Kina Malpartida and so on. This apart, Peru has been the address of other internationally famous Peruvians such as Oscar nominated writer/director Claudia Llosa, photographer Mario Testino, surfer Sofia Mulanovich, chef and restaurateur Gaston Acurio, economists Hernando de Soto, singer Juan Diego Florez, diplomat Javier Perez de Cuellar and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa. Go through this segment and find out in detail about the famous Peruvians and their life. Their impressive profile and noteworthy contribution is sure to leave you spellbound.

Find out more about the greatest Peruvians, including Lina Medina, Isabel Allende, Pilar Pallete, Mario Vargas Llosa and Juliane Koepcke.

The Most Famous Peruvian

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Juliane KoepckeOctober 10, 1954German, PeruvianJuliane Koepcke is a German-Peruvian biologist, who was the lone survivor among the 92 passengers and crew of the ill-fated LANSA Flight 508 that crashed in the Peruvian rainforest on 24 December 1971
Lina MedinaSeptember 23, 1933PeruvianLina Medina is the youngest mother in recorded history
Pilar PalleteSeptember 3, 1928PeruvianPilar Pallete is a Peruvian former actress who was married to John Wayne
Denisse DibósApril 15, 1967PeruvianDenisse Dibos is a versatile Peruvian performer
Isabel AllendeAugust 2, 1942Chilean, Peruvian, AmericanThe prolific writer is the author of award winning books such as 'Eva Luna' and ‘The House of Spirits'
Immortal TechniqueFebruary 19, 1978AmericanImmortal Technique is a well known American hip hop singer
Alan PerezMay 23, 1949PeruvianAlan Garcia Perez is a former president of Peru, and a lawyer by profession
Ollanta HumalaJune 27, 1962PeruvianOllanta Humala is a Peruvian politician and the President of Peru since 2011
Alberto FujimoriJuly 28, 1938PeruvianAlberto Fujimori is a former Peruvian President
Abraham ValdelomarApril 27, 1888PeruvianAbraham Valdelomar was a notable Peruvian writer, poet and art illustrator
Ollanta Humala

Ollanta Humala

Ollanta Humala is a Peruvian politician and the President of Peru since 2011

PeruvianJune 27, 1962152 views

Abraham Valdelomar

Abraham Valdelomar was a notable Peruvian writer, poet and art illustrator

PeruvianApril 27, 1888144 views

Ricardo Palma

Ricardo Palma was a Peruvian author, historian, librarian and political figure

Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer and the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature

PeruvianMarch 28, 1936106 views

Denisse Dibós

Denisse Dibos is a versatile Peruvian performer

PeruvianApril 15, 1967321 views

Alberto Fujimori

Alberto Fujimori is a former Peruvian President

PeruvianJuly 28, 1938151 views

Alan Perez

Alan Garcia Perez is a former president of Peru, and a lawyer by profession

PeruvianMay 23, 1949180 views

Gaston Bolanos

Gaston ‘The Dreamkiller’ Bolanos is a professional Muay Thai fighter, kickboxer, and mixed martial artist

PeruvianSeptember 14, 1992141 views

Juliane Koepcke

Juliane Koepcke is a German-Peruvian biologist, who was the lone survivor among the 92 passengers and crew of the ill-fated LANSA Flight 508 that crashed in the Peruvian rainforest on 24 December 1971

GermanOctober 10, 19542,056 views

Isabel Allende

The prolific writer is the author of award winning books such as 'Eva Luna' and ‘The House of Spirits'

ChileanAugust 2, 1942280 views