List of Famous people born in Jalisco, Mexico
Canelo Goat Alvarez
Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán, better known as "Canelo" Álvarez, is a Mexican professional boxer who has won multiple world championships in four weight classes, including light middleweight, middleweight, super middleweight, and light heavyweight. He is the fourth Mexican boxer to become a world champion in four weight classes. He is currently a unified super middleweight world champion, having held the WBA (Super), WBC and Ring magazine titles since 2020.
Sergio Pérez Mendoza, nicknamed "Checo", is a Mexican racing driver who races in Formula One for Red Bull Racing, having previously driven for Sauber, McLaren, Force India and Racing Point. He won his first Formula One Grand Prix at the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix, breaking the record for the number of starts before a race win at 190.
Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro Gómez is a Mexican filmmaker, author, actor, and former special effects makeup artist. He is best known for the Academy Award-winning fantasy films Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and The Shape of Water (2017), winning the Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture for the latter.
Vicente "Chente" Fernández Gómez is a Mexican retired singer, actor, and film producer. Nicknamed "El Rey de la Música Ranchera", Fernández started his career as a busker, and has since become a cultural icon, recording more than 50 albums and contributing to more than 30 films. His repertoire consists of rancheras and other Mexican classics. He is accompanied live by a mariachi group, but he is not technically a mariachi musician, as he only sings live. Vicente's fame rose after the death of Javier Solís.
Javier Hernández Balcázar is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a striker for Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy and the Mexico national team. Hernández is commonly known by his nickname, Chicharito, which he wears on his shirt.
Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magaña, commonly referred to as Memo, is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Liga MX club América and the Mexico national team.
Gael García Bernal
Gael García Bernal is a Mexican actor and producer. García Bernal is best known for his performances in the films Bad Education, The Motorcycle Diaries, Amores perros, Y tu mamá también, Babel, and Coco, and for his role as Rodrigo de Souza in the Amazon Studios' web television series Mozart in the Jungle. He and Diego Luna founded Canana Films in Mexico City.
Marcelo Michel Leaño
Marcelo Michel Leaño is a Mexican professional football manager.
Galilea Francisca Montijo
Galilea Montijo is a Mexican actress, comedian, model, and TV presenter. She currently hosts Hoy, a morning show of Televisa that airs on Mondays through Fridays in Mexico and in the United States. Montijo hosted the talent-reality show Pequeños Gigantes, which was a success in Mexico and in the United States in its 1st and 2nd editions. In 2014, she hosted "Va Por Ti" - a co-production of Univision and Televisa that first aired on Univision, beating the competition in the ratings. In 2015, she hosts "Me Pongo De Pie" wich will air in Mexico and the United States.
José Andrés Guardado Hernández is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Betis and captains the Mexico national team. Mainly a midfielder, he can also operate as a left winger or left-back.
Elán DeFan is a Mexican recording artist, known for being one of the first Latin American female songwriters to begin her career with an English language album written completely on her own and the first independent artist from Latin America to have sold more than 1.7 million copies of her music with her band which is also named ELAN, made up of Elán, lead vocalist and keyboard player, Jan Carlo DeFan, lead guitarist, co-producer and Elán's brother and younger cousin and drummer Michel "Cheech" Bitar DeFan and Mauricio "The Duck" Lopez.
José Martín Cuevas Cobos, known by his stage name Pedro Fernández, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, actor, and television host. Fernández began his international career as Pedrito Fernández at the age of seven.
Karen Alexa Grasso Montes, better known as Alexa Grasso, is a Mexican mixed martial artist who competes in the flyweight division. She is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of January 19, 2021, she is #15 in the UFC women's flyweight rankings.
Alejandro Fernández Abarca is a Mexican singer.
Jimena "Ximena" Navarrete Rosete is a Mexican actress, TV host, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 2010. She was previously named as Nuestra Belleza México 2009. she also is the second Miss Universe from Mexico.
Patricia Giovanna Cantú Velasco, known professionally as Paty Cantú, is a Mexican singer, songwriter and actress, who rose to fame as one of the founding members of the successful Mexican pop duo Lu.
Carlos Salcedo Menso
Carlos Joel Salcedo Hernández is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a center-back for Liga MX club Tigres UANL and the Mexico national team.
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo is a Mexican actor. He is best known for roles in films such as Cake and Bless Me, Ultima, as well as the television program From Dusk till Dawn: The Series. He starred as one of the titular characters in the 2016 remake The Magnificent Seven.
Juan Ferrara is a Mexican telenovela and film actor.
Juan Ignacio González Ibarra
Juan Ignacio González Ibarra is a Mexican former professional footballer who played as a defender.