Famous Welsh - Welsh Celebrities
What is that common thread that ties the rich and the famous like Anthony Hopkins, Richard Burton, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Courteney Cox, Dylan Thomas, George Herbert, and Christian Bale together? Well, it is their nationality. True that! From celebrated crooners and iconic movie stars to cutting-edge comedians and fine poets, Wales has produced abundant talent in course of its history. And if you think that is all, read further. You will be surprised to know that eminent personalities like Tom Jones, Roald Dahl, King Arthur and Bertrand Russell too called Wales their home. With such an awe-inspiring lot of talent to its credit, it is surprising how Wales has managed to understate its greatness on the face of the world all along. Let us pay tribute to the greatest Welshmen of all times in their biographies below. Read all about their timeline discover interesting trivia and dig some lesser-known facts about these famous Welsh people here.
Find out more about the greatest Welsh people, including Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Taron Egerton, Roald Dahl and Richard Burton.
The Most Famous Welsh
|Emma Rhys-Jones||July 29, 1991||Welsh||Emma Rhys-Jones is best known as the fiancée of Welsh professional footballer Gareth Bale|
|Leondre Antonio Devries||October 6, 2000||Welsh||Leondre Devries is a British Rapper|
|Laura Ashley||September 7, 1925||Welsh||Laura Ashley was a Welsh fashion designer|
|Shirley Bassey||January 8, 1937||Welsh||Shirley Bassey is a world-famous Welsh singer who has recorded numerous hits and is best known for her three James Bond theme songs.|
|Marina Diamandis||October 10, 1985||Welsh||Marina Diamandis is a Welsh singer-songwriter known by her stage name 'Marina and the Diamonds'|
|Taron Egerton||November 10, 1989||Welsh||Taron Egerton is a Welsh actor known for his role in the TV series 'The Smoke.'|
|Ryan Giggs||November 29, 1973||Welsh||Ryan Giggs is a famous British-Welsh former footballer|
|Reuben De Maid||March 24, 2005||Welsh||Reuben De Maid is a Welsh singer and makeup artist|
|Shaheen Jafargholi||January 23, 1997||Welsh||Shaheen Jafargholi is a Welsh singer as well as an actor|
|Roald Dahl||September 13, 1916||British, Welsh||Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and poet|