Famous Zambian - Zambian Celebrities

Athletic, hard working and well-built, Zambians are famous for their involvement in different kinds of sports. Zambia has produced many world-class footballers like Billy Mwanza, Boniface Simutowe, Charly Musonda, and Chaswe Nsofwa in addition to boxers like Keith Mwila, Kennedy Kanyanta, and Lottie Mwale. Zambians have also left their mark on other sports like athletics, rugby and golf. The nation has a rich history not just in the field of sports but also in many others fields. Culturally rich with a diverse population hailing from around 73 ethnic groups the Nyanja-Chewa, Bemba, Tonga, Tumbuka, Lunda, Luvale, Kaonde, Nkoya and Lozi, Zambia is also home to a white minority left behind by years of European colonization.

Find out more about the greatest Zambians, including Kenneth Kaunda, Levy Mwanawasa, Rupiah Banda, Henry Tayali and Mainza Chona.

The Most Famous Zambian

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Mainza ChonaJanuary 21, 1930ZambianMainza Chona was a Zambian politician and diplomat who served as the Vice President of Zambia, and was also the Prime Minister of Zambia twice
Rupiah BandaFebruary 13, 1937ZambianRupiah Banda is a former President of Zambia
Levy MwanawasaSeptember 3, 1948ZambianLevy Mwanawasa was the third President of Zambia
Kenneth KaundaApril 28, 1924ZambianKenneth Kaunda is a Zambian revolutionary and politician who served as the first president of the country
Henry TayaliNovember 22, 1943ZambianHenry Tayali was a Zambian fine artist and sculptor
Mainza Chona

Mainza Chona

Mainza Chona was a Zambian politician and diplomat who served as the Vice President of Zambia, and was also the Prime Minister of Zambia twice

ZambianJanuary 21, 1930187 views

Henry Tayali

Henry Tayali was a Zambian fine artist and sculptor

ZambianNovember 22, 1943150 views

Rupiah Banda

Rupiah Banda is a former President of Zambia

ZambianFebruary 13, 1937180 views

Kenneth Kaunda

Kenneth Kaunda is a Zambian revolutionary and politician who served as the first president of the country

ZambianApril 28, 1924170 views

Levy Mwanawasa

Levy Mwanawasa was the third President of Zambia