List of Famous people born in Western Area, Sierra Leone
Trevoh Tom Chalobah is an English professional footballer who can play as either a centre-back or defensive midfielder for Premier League club Chelsea.
Nathaniel Nyakie Chalobah is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder or defender for Championship club Watford and the England national team.
Alhassan "Al" Bangura is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays as a midfielder.
Valentine Esegragbo Melvine Strasser is an ex-military leader who served as head of state of Sierra Leone from 1992 to 1996. He had been a junior military officer but in 1992, he became the world's youngest Head of State when he seized power three days after his 25th birthday. He was the leading member in a group of six young Sierra Leonean soldiers who overthrew president Joseph Saidu Momoh on 29 April 1992 military coup. They established a military junta called the National Provisional Ruling Council (NPRC).
Eunice Barber is a Sierra Leonean athlete competing in heptathlon and long jump. Barber initially competed for Sierra Leone and then for France from 1999 onwards. She won the heptathlon at the World Athletics Championships in 1999, the long jump in 2003 and finished second in heptathlon in 2003 and 2005.
Roda Abdelhassan Antar is a Lebanese professional football manager and former player. Formerly captain of Lebanon, Antar was his country's leading goalscorer with 20 goals, before being surpassed by Hassan Maatouk in 2019.
Brima Pepito Sanusie is a Sierra Leonean footballer who currently plays for Martapura FC in the Liga Indonesia Premier Division.