List of Famous people with last name Castro
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was a Cuban revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and president from 1976 to 2008. Ideologically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 until 2011. Under his administration the Republic of Cuba became a one-party communist state; industry and business were nationalized, and state socialist reforms were implemented throughout society.
Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz is a Cuban politician who is currently serving as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, the most senior position in the one-party communist state, succeeding his brother, Fidel Castro, in April 2011.
Julián Castro is an American politician from San Antonio. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the youngest member of President Obama's cabinet, serving as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2014 to 2017. Castro served as the mayor of his native San Antonio, Texas from 2009 until he joined Barack Obama's cabinet in 2014.
Noli de Castro
Manuel Leuterio de Castro Jr., better known as Noli de Castro or "Kabayan" Noli de Castro, is a Filipino journalist, anchorman and politician. He was elected to the Senate of the Philippines in 2001 after receiving the most votes of any Senator in the 2001 election. He served as the 12th Vice President of the Philippines from 2004 until 2010, under then-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
Joaquin Castro is an American Democratic politician who has served in the United States House of Representatives for Texas' 20th congressional district since 2013. The district includes just over half of his native San Antonio, Texas, as well as some of its nearby suburbs. From 2003 to 2013, Castro was a member of the Texas House of Representatives for the 125th district. While in the Texas state legislature, Castro served as vice-chair of the Higher Education Committee and was a member of the Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee. He also previously served on other committees, such as County Affairs, Border & International Affairs, and Juvenile Justice & Family Issues.
Verónica Castro, full name Verónica Judith Sáinz Castro Alba, is a Mexican actress, singer, producer, former model and presenter. She is the mother of singer Cristian Castro and filmmaker Michel Castro.
María Castro Jato is a Spanish actress, TV presenter, dancer and rhythmic gymnast.
Luciano Daniel Castro is an Argentine actor. He has worked as the lead actor in several successful telenovelas, such as Valientes, Herederos de una venganza and Sos mi hombre.
Inês de Castro
Inês de Castro was a Galician noblewoman best known as lover and posthumously-recognized wife of King Peter I of Portugal. The dramatic circumstances of her relationship with Peter, which was forbidden by his father King Afonso IV, her murder at the orders of Afonso, Peter's bloody revenge on her killers, and the legend of the coronation of her exhumed corpse by Peter, have made Inês de Castro a frequent subject of art, music, and drama through the ages.
Caio de Castro Castanheira, is a Brazilian actor and model.
Christian Sáinz Valdés Castro, known professionally as Cristian Castro or Cristian, is a Mexican pop singer. He is the son of actors Veronica Castro and Manuel "El Loco" Valdés, and nephew of actors Ramón Valdés and Germán "Tin-Tan" Valdés. Of artistic family heritage, he is also a nephew on his mother's side of José Alberto "El Güero" Castro, well-known producer of soap operas on Televisa.
Juana de la Caridad "Juanita" Castro Ruz is a Cuban activist as well as the sister of Fidel and Raúl, both former Presidents of Cuba, and Ramón, key figure of the Cuban revolution. After collaborating with the Central Intelligence Agency in Cuba, she has lived in the United States since 1964.
João Vicente de Castro
João Vicente Barbosa da Silva de Castro is a Brazilian actor and comedian, famous for being one of the founding members of the video production company Porta dos Fundos.
Rosalía de Castro
María Rosalía Rita de Castro, was a Galician poet, strongly identified with her native Galicia and the celebration of the Galician language.
Daniela Castro is a Mexican actress and singer.
Jesús Castro Romero is a Spanish actor known for starring alongside Luis Tosar in a leading role in El Niño. He is considered to be one of the new sex symbols of the Spanish cinema.
Gonzalo Castro Randón is a German footballer who plays for VfB Stuttgart as a midfielder.
Starlin DeJesus Castro is a Dominican professional baseball infielder for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees and Miami Marlins. Castro is a four-time MLB All-Star and holds the record for most runs batted in in an MLB debut. In 2011, he led the National League in hits, becoming the youngest player to do so.
Jimmy Castro Vioque is a Spanish actor. He became popular in Spain in the 2000s as television presenter in Club Disney and Zona Disney.
Bélgica Castro Sierra was a Chilean stage, film, and television actress.