10 most famous persons in Colombia

1. SHAKIRA

 

 

Native artist from Barranquilla, Colombia. Internationally immortalized his famous song “The hips do not lie.” It is recognized for its concern for the education of children from the neediest strata of Colombia. He currently resides in Barcelona.

 

2. EGAN BERNAL

 

Colombian cyclist born in Bogotá. He acquired his cycling skills bypassing the natural obstacles typical of the place where he grew up: Zipaquirá. Winner of the 2019 Tour de France.

 

3. FERNANDO BOTERO

 

 

Colombian painter and sculptor. Recognized as one of the few Latin American artists with great acceptance internationally. He became known for the style of his works in which the protagonist was the volume that he gave to each character.

 

4. SOFIA VERGARA

 

Colombian actress and model winner of international television awards, based in the United States. His greatest international success has been the series “Modern Family”.

 

5. JUANES

 

 

Singer born in Medellin. He is known for his various albums, but his humanitarian activism has led him to sing at Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies.

 

6. JAMES RODRIGUEZ

 

At the moment he is the most internationally recognized Colombian soccer player, captain of the Colombia team. He currently plays in the first division of Real Madrid in Spain.

 

7. CARLOS VIVES

 

CARLOS VIVES BARRANQUILLA

 

Colombian singer, songwriter, actor and businessman. One of the most recognized musical figures in Latin America. He was the first colombian artist to win a Grammy. He is recognized for always exalting the Colombian folk culture.

 

8. NAIRO QUINTANA

 

Colombian cyclist. Among the most important events in which he has participated and has been the winner of Vuelta a España 2016, Tour de Romandía 2016, Giro d’Italia 2014, Volta a Cataluña 2013; second place in the Giro d’Italia 2017, Tour de France 2015, Tour de France 2013; third place in the 2013 Tour de France.

 

9. ANDRES LONDOÑO

 

Colombian actor internationally recognized for his leading role in the famous series “Fear The Walking Dead”. He is currently based in the United States.

 

10. J BALVIN

 

 

Colombian urban music singer. He is recognized for managing to take his career to the top of the English and Hispanic market. His songs have come to occupy the first places on the Billboard list.