Famous Welsh - Welsh Celebrities - page 2

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

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Emma Rhys-JonesJuly 29, 1991WelshEmma Rhys-Jones is best known as the fiancée of Welsh professional footballer Gareth Bale
Leondre Antonio DevriesOctober 6, 2000WelshLeondre Devries is a British Rapper
Laura AshleySeptember 7, 1925WelshLaura Ashley was a Welsh fashion designer
Shirley BasseyJanuary 8, 1937WelshShirley Bassey is a world-famous Welsh singer who has recorded numerous hits and is best known for her three James Bond theme songs.
Marina DiamandisOctober 10, 1985WelshMarina Diamandis is a Welsh singer-songwriter known by her stage name 'Marina and the Diamonds'
Taron EgertonNovember 10, 1989WelshTaron Egerton is a Welsh actor known for his role in the TV series 'The Smoke.'
Ryan GiggsNovember 29, 1973WelshRyan Giggs is a famous British-Welsh former footballer
Reuben De MaidMarch 24, 2005WelshReuben De Maid is a Welsh singer and makeup artist
Shaheen JafargholiJanuary 23, 1997WelshShaheen Jafargholi is a Welsh singer as well as an actor
Roald DahlSeptember 13, 1916British, WelshRoald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and poet
Alun Hoddinott

Alun Hoddinott

A welsh music composer and teacher, Alun Hoddinott was a pioneer of contemporary music

WelshAugust 11, 1929130 views

Reuben De Maid

Reuben De Maid is a Welsh singer and makeup artist

WelshMarch 24, 2005254 views

Taron Egerton

Taron Egerton is a Welsh actor known for his role in the TV series 'The Smoke.'

WelshNovember 10, 1989296 views

Ethan Ampadu

Ethan Ampadu is a professional footballer who plays for English Premier League club Chelsea and the Welsh national team

WelshSeptember 14, 200098 views

Tom Cullen

Tom Cullen is a Welsh actor, director, producer, and writer

WelshJuly 17, 1985124 views

Emma Rhys-Jones

Emma Rhys-Jones is best known as the fiancée of Welsh professional footballer Gareth Bale

WelshJuly 29, 19911,490 views

Sian Phillips

Sian Phillips is a renowned Welsh actress who has a left an indelible mark on the world of acting

WelshMay 14, 1933181 views

Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce is a popular Welsh actor and singer

WelshJune 1, 1947162 views

Aneurin Barnard

Aneurin Barnard is a Welsh actor

WelshMay 8, 1987156 views

Ioan Gruffudd

Ioan Gruffudd is an eminent Welsh actor

WelshOctober 6, 1973209 views