List of Famous people born in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
David Ginola-Ceze is a French former international football player who has also worked as an actor, model and football pundit.
Zinedine Yazid Zidane, popularly known as Zizou, is a French former professional football player who played as an attacking midfielder. He is the current manager of La Liga club Real Madrid and is one of the most successful managers in the world. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Zidane was an elite playmaker renowned for his elegance, vision, passing, ball control, and technique. He received many individual accolades as a player, including being named FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2003, and winning the 1998 Ballon d'Or.
Samir Nasri is a French professional footballer who is currently a free agent, having most recently played for Belgian club Anderlecht. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and a winger, although he has also been deployed in central midfield. He was suspended from football for eighteen months until January 2019 following a doping violation.
Éric Ciotti is a French politician of The Republicans (LR) who has been serving as the member of the National Assembly for Alpes-Maritimes's 1st constituency since 2007. He also served as President of the Departmental Council of Alpes-Maritimes from 2008 to 2017.
Theo Bernard François Hernandez is a French professional footballer who plays as a left back for Italian Serie A club A.C. Milan.
Lucas François Bernard Hernandez is a French professional footballer who plays as a left back or centre back for German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the France national team.
Jenifer Yaël Juliette Dadouche-Bartoli, known by the mononym Jenifer, is a French singer and actress.
Fabio Quartararo is a French Grand Prix motorcycle rider currently racing in MotoGP for Petronas Yamaha SRT. In October 2020 it was confirmed that he will compete for the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP 2021.
Saïd M'Roumbaba, better known by his stage name Soprano, is a French Comorian rapper, singer and songwriter. He is a part of the rap group Psy 4 de la Rime. After leaving the group to make his first solo album. He recorded his solo debut Puisqu'il Faut Vivre which made the Billboard European Top 100. He returned in 2010 with a new solo album called La Colombe, which included collaborations with numerous artists such as Indila and Amadou & Mariam. He has continued to work with Psy4 de la Rime: their third album, Les Cités d'Or, was released in 2008, and their fourth album 4eme Dimension came out in April 2013.
Julien Mari, better known as Jul, is a French rapper who released three albums in 2014, his debut Dans ma paranoïa on the independent Liga One Industry label on 24 February 2014, followed by Lacrizeomic and Je trouve pas le sommeil. All three have reached the French SNEP official albums chart.