Famous Scottish - Scottish Celebrities - page 3

Warm, hospitable, and lovable, the Scotts are among the most loved and regarded people in the world. And why not? They are not just the most welcoming people in the world, but most enterprising too. The world owes a lot to the Scottish. From pedal bicycle and pneumatic tyre to telephone and tele-printer, the Scotts have given the world several new jaw-dropping inventions. But not just James Watt, Alexander Fleming, Patrick Bell, Adam Smith, and Charles Macintosh, Scotland has been home to several great men and from diverse spheres. Be it Robert Bruce, the king, John Logie Baird, the inventor, William Wallace, the leader, Robert Burns, the king or David Hume, the philosopher, the world has known and celebrated legendary Scotsman with extraordinary talent and feats. Let us learn all about the lives of some of the famous Scottish men to ever have walked the earth in the timeline, trivia, and interesting facts covered in the biographies below.

Find out more about the greatest Scots, including Mary, Queen of Scots, Gordon Ramsay, Sean Connery, Alex Ferguson and Gerard Butler.

The Most Famous Scottish

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
David MoyesApril 25, 1963ScottishDavid Moyes is a Scottish professional football coach and former player
LJ CleaveFebruary 14, 1994ScottishLJ Cleave is an internet personality, best known for her lip-sync videos, which she posts on her musical.ly account
Susan BoyleApril 1, 1961British, ScottishSusan Boyle is a Scottish singer
William Wallace1270ScottishWilliam Wallace was a Scottish knight who was a central figure in the Wars of Scottish Independence
Sara MacDonaldOctober 22, 1971ScottishSara MacDonald is a Scottish publicist who is married to Oasis rock star Noel Gallagher
Sheena EastonApril 27, 1959ScottishSheena Easton is a singer best known for her single ‘Modern Girl.’
Sean ConneryAugust 25, 1930ScottishSean Connery is a Scottish actor, best known for portraying the iconic role of the spy, ‘James Bond’ in movies
John MuirApril 21, 1838American, ScottishJohn Muir was a famous American naturalist, author and an advocate of wildlife preservation
Connor BallMarch 15, 1996ScottishConnor Ball is an Scottish bassist and a member of the band 'The Vamps'
Gordon RamsayNovember 8, 1966British, ScottishGordon Ramsay is a British celebrity chef
James Young (Chemist)

James Young (Chemist)

James Young was a Scottish Chemist

ScottishJuly 13, 1811107 views

John Napier

John Napier was a Scottish mathematician and physicist best known as the inventor of logarithms

James Maxwell

James Maxwell was a Scottish physicist credited to be the father of modern physics

ScottishJune 13, 1831173 views

Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford was a Scottish civil engineer and architect, famously dubbed as the ‘Colossus of Roads’

ScottishAugust 9, 1757155 views

James Watt

James Watt was a Scottish engineer and instrument maker, who is known for his invention of the first modern steam engine

ScottishJanuary 19, 1736195 views

Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is a Rhodesian-born Scottish author and a Medical Law professor

ScottishAugust 24, 1948135 views

John Knox

John Knox was a pastor and reformer and the leader of the Reformation in Scotland

Scottish1514145 views

Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler is an acclaimed Scottish film and television actor, who achieved a career breakthrough with his iconic role in the film ‘300’

ScottishNovember 13, 1969187 views

Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor is a famous Scottish actor

ScottishMarch 31, 1971305 views

Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang was a Scottish literary critic best known for collecting fairy tales

ScottishMarch 31, 1844134 views