Famous Welsh - Welsh Celebrities - page 3

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
Leondre Antonio Devries

Leondre Antonio Devries

Leondre Devries is a British Rapper

WelshOctober 6, 2000789 views

Shirley Bassey

Shirley Bassey is a world-famous Welsh singer who has recorded numerous hits and is best known for her three James Bond theme songs.

WelshJanuary 8, 1937474 views

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and poet

BritishSeptember 13, 1916211 views

Richard Burton

The famous Shakespearean actor of the 1950s, known for his honeyed voice and artistic expressions, Richard Burton was a stage and cinema actor from Wales

WelshNovember 10, 1925157 views

George Herbert

George Herbert was a famous English poet and Anglican priest

BritishApril 3, 1593102 views

Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas was a famous Welsh-born poet and writer known for his important poems and short stories

WelshOctober 27, 1914121 views

Shaheen Jafargholi

Shaheen Jafargholi is a Welsh singer as well as an actor

WelshJanuary 23, 1997214 views

Marina Diamandis

Marina Diamandis is a Welsh singer-songwriter known by her stage name 'Marina and the Diamonds'

WelshOctober 10, 1985390 views

Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell was a renowned British philosopher, logicians and mathematician

BritishMay 18, 1872176 views