List of Famous people born in Morocco
Sofia Pernas is a Spanish-Moroccan-American actress who currently resides in Los Angeles. She starred in the NBC series The Brave, and currently stars in the CBS series Blood & Treasure.
Abdessamad "Abde" Ezzalzouli is a Moroccan professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish team Barcelona B.
Jean-Luc Antoine Pierre Mélenchon is a French politician serving as the member of the National Assembly for the 4th constituency of Bouches-du-Rhône since 2017.
Gad Elmaleh is a French-Moroccan-Canadian stand-up comedian and actor who achieved notoriety in France, Morocco and United States. He is most famous in the French-speaking world and more recently in the United States.
Karim Kharbouch, better known by his stage name French Montana, is a Moroccan-American rapper managed by SAL&CO. Born and raised in Morocco, he emigrated to the United States with his family when he was 13. He is the founder of Coke Boys Records and its predecessor Cocaine City Records. After years of independent material, he was signed as joint-venture record deal with Puff Daddy's Bad Boy Records and Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group in 2012.
Philippe Rebbot is a French actor. He appeared in more than eighty films since 1998 and starred in several films including The Aquatic Effect, Une famille à louer and Northern Wind.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika is an Algerian politician who served as President of Algeria for almost 20 years, from 1999 to his resignation in 2019.
Sofia Essaïdi is a French-Moroccan singer and actress. She was born in Casablanca, to a Moroccan father and a French mother.
Najat Vallaud-Belkacem is a former French lawyer and politician of the Socialist Party (PS) who was the first French woman to serve as Minister of Education, Higher Education, and Research in the governments of successive Prime Ministers Manuel Valls and Bernard Cazeneuve from 2014 until 2017. Since 2020, she has been the director of the One Campaign in France.
Juan Moreno y Herrera–Jiménez, known as Jean Reno, is a French-Moroccan actor of Andalusian Spanish descent. He has worked in French, English, Japanese, Spanish and Italian productions; Reno appeared in films such as Crimson Rivers, Godzilla, The Da Vinci Code, Mission: Impossible, The Pink Panther, Ronin, Les Visiteurs, Wasabi, The Big Blue, Hector and the Search for Happiness and Léon: The Professional.
Mohammed VI is King of Morocco. He belongs to the Alaouite dynasty and ascended to the throne on 23 July 1999 upon the death of his father, King Hassan II.
Alain Souchon is a French singer-songwriter and actor. He has released 15 albums and has played roles in seven films.
Aziz Akhannouch is a Moroccan businessman and current Minister of Agriculture since 2007.
Arthur is a TV presenter, producer and comedian.
Bibiana Manuela Fernández Chica, better known as Bibiana Fernández and also known as Bibi Andersen, is a Spanish actress, singer, TV presenter and model.
Macha Méril is a French actress and writer.
Myriam El Khomri
Myriam El Khomri is a former French politician of the Socialist Party (PS) who served as Minister of Labour in the government of Prime Minister Manuel Valls from 2015 to 2017.
Just Louis Fontaine is a French retired professional footballer. A prolific forward, he is best known for scoring the most goals in a single edition of the FIFA World Cup, with 13 in six matches in 1958. In 2004, Pelé named him one of the 125 Greatest Living Footballers at a FIFA Awards Ceremony.
Moncef Mohamed Slaoui is a Moroccan-born Amazigh Belgian-American researcher and former head of GlaxoSmithKline's vaccines department. He worked at the company for thirty years, retiring in 2017. On May 15, 2020, President Donald Trump announced that Slaoui would manage the U.S. government's development of a vaccine used to treat coronavirus disease in Operation Warp Speed; Slaoui resigned on January 12, 2021.
Dominique de Villepin
Dominique Marie François René Galouzeau de Villepin is a French politician who served as Prime Minister of France from 31 May 2005 to 17 May 2007 under President Jacques Chirac.