List of Famous people born in Bahrain
Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lankan actress, former model, and the winner of the Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant of 2006 who predominantly works in Hindi films. In 2009, she debuted in Bollywood with the movie Aladin and since then has established a career in the industry. Born into a multiracial Eurasian family of Canadian, Sri Lankan, and Malaysian descent, Fernandez was raised in Bahrain. After graduating in mass communication from the University of Sydney and working as a television reporter in Sri Lanka, she joined the modeling industry. She was crowned Miss Universe Sri Lanka in 2006, and represented her country at Miss Universe 2006.
Rashed Al-Majed is a Bahraini-Saudi singer, musician, and record producer. He has been active since 1984.
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa (Arabic: حمد بن عيسى بن سلمان آل خليفة Ḥamad bin ʿĪsā bin Salmān ʾĀl Ḫalīfah; is King of Bahrain since 14 February 2002, after ruling as Emir of Bahrain from 6 March 1999. He is the son of Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the previous and first emir. The country has been ruled by the Al Khalifa dynasty since 1783.
Ahlam Al Shamsi
Ahlam bint Ali bin Hazeem Al Shamsi, better known by the mononym Ahlam, is an Emirati singer. She has released a total of ten albums including two, El Thokol Sana'a (2006) and Hatha Ana (2009) under its name. In 2011, Ahlam joined MBC's Arab Idol judging panel, and remained a judge for four consecutive seasons and is now a coach and judge in The Voice Ahla Sawt singing competition.
Rachel Louise Peters is a Filipino-British model, host, and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2017 and finished as part of the Top 10 finalists in Miss Universe 2017.
Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa was a Bahraini royal and politician who had served as the Prime Minister of Bahrain from 10 January 1970 until his death on 11 November 2020, having taken office over a year before Bahrain's independence on 15 August 1971.
Hala Al Turk
Hala Al Turk is a Bahraini singer. She became popular when she was selected for Arabs Got Talent in 2011. She subsequently sang to Platinum Records. In early 2015 she moved to "AlTurk Productions" which was sponsored by an Iranian Banking Firm. She won Favourite Female Artist award in Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Abu Dhabi 2019.
Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Deputy King, Crown Prince of Bahrain is the heir apparent and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain. He is also the deputy supreme commander of the Bahrain Defense Force.
Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa
Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa is a member of the Bahraini royal family, and a Bahraini military officer. He is the forth line of the heir apparent of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Sabrin Burshid was a Bahraini actress and broadcaster.
Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa
Sheik Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa is a member of the House of Khalifa, the royal family of Bahrain. He has been president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) since 2 May 2013. Before becoming president of AFC, he was president of Bahrain Football Association (BFA) (2002–13) and also Chairman of the Asian Football Confederation Disciplinary Committee, and Deputy Chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee. He is a member of the FIFA Council and chairman of the FIFA Development Committee.
Haifa Hussein is a Bahraini actress and singer, well known for Khaliji television dramas in her native Bahrain. Haifa begun her career in 1999, she get her famous in her main role in Lakita TV series, she announced her retirement in 2018.
Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa
Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa is a member of the Bahraini royal family, commander of Bahrain's Royal Guard president of the Bahrain Olympic Committee and the head of the government’s Supreme Council for Youth and Sports. He has been connected to several severe acts of human rights abuses, including personally torturing pro-democracy activists during the Arab Spring protests in Bahrain. He is the third line of the heir apparent of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa was the first emir of Bahrain from 1961 until his death in 1999. Born in Jasra, Bahrain, he became emir upon the death of his father, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
Abdullah bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Abdullah bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa is the second son of the present King of Bahrain, Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifah and his first wife, Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa.
Francis Edward Turner is an English punk and folk singer-songwriter from Meonstoke, Hampshire. He began his career as the vocalist of post-hardcore band Million Dead, then embarked upon a primarily acoustic-based solo career following the band's split in 2005. In the studio and during live performances, Turner is accompanied by his backing band, The Sleeping Souls, which consists of Ben Lloyd, Tarrant Anderson (bass) and Matt Nasir.
Nawaf Abdullah Ghayyath Shukrallah is a Bahrain football referee who has been a full international referee for FIFA.
Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani
Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani is a Bahraini engineer and retired lieutenant general. He is the current Bahraini Minister for Foreign Affairs, having formerly been the secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) from 1 April 2011 to February 2020. He was the fifth GCC secretary general and the first with military background since the GCC established.
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, was the ruler of Bahrain from 20 February 1942 until his death in 1961. His title was Hakim of Bahrain. He was succeeded by his son Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa in December 1961.
Thuraya AlArrayed:(Arabic: ثريا العريض) is an Arabic language Saudi poet and writer she was born in 1948, and received a bachelor's degree from the College of Beirut, in 1966, and then an MBA from American University of Beirut in 1969 and PhD from the University of North Carolina, United States General in 1975.