List of Famous people named Alejandro
Alejandro Villanueva Martínez is an American football offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). Villanueva was a captain in the United States Army, who served in the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division and later as an Army Ranger in the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. During his time in the U.S. Army, Villanueva was decorated with a Bronze Star for valor. He played college football for the Army Black Knights, being recruited at one position and playing three others during the course of his career. After serving three tours of duty in Afghanistan, he signed a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on May 5, 2014, after working out in a regional showcase. After being waived by Philadelphia, he was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers and is currently the team's starting left tackle.
Alejandro Sánchez Pizarro, better known as Alejandro Sanz, is a Spanish musician, singer and composer. Sanz has won 22 Latin Grammy Awards and 4 Grammy Awards. He has received the Latin Grammy for Album of the Year three times, more than any other artist. The singer is notable for his flamenco-influenced ballads, and has also experimented with several other genres including pop, rock, funk, R&B and jazz.
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Alejandro González Iñárritu is a Mexican film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for telling international stories about the human condition, and his projects have garnered critical acclaim and numerous accolades.
Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas is an American lawyer and government official serving as the seventh United States Secretary of Homeland Security. During the Obama administration, he served in the Department of Homeland Security, first as Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (2009–2013) and then as Deputy Secretary (2013–2016).
Alejandro Federico Lerner is an Argentine musician and singer-songwriter. He has written and sung countless songs including several hits, and his fame and recognition spread all over South America.
Alejandro Valverde Belmonte is a Spanish road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Movistar Team. Valverde's biggest wins have been the Vuelta a España in 2009, Critérium du Dauphiné in 2008 and 2009, Tour of the Basque Country in 2017, Volta a Catalunya in 2009, 2017 and 2018, Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2006, 2008, 2015 and 2017, La Flèche Wallonne in 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, the Clásica de San Sebastián in 2008 and 2014, the 2006 and 2008 UCI ProTours, the 2014 and 2015 UCI World Tours, and the road race in the 2018 World Championships.
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina is a Spanish tennis player. He has a career-high ATP singles ranking of No. 52 achieved on 9 November 2020 and a career-high doubles ranking of No. 219 achieved on 19 October 2020.
Alejandro Sánchez Speitzer is a Mexican actor.
Alejandro Fernando Amenábar Cantos is a Spanish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer. Among other honors, he has won nine Goyas and two European Film Awards and one Academy Award. He has written the screenplays to all six of his films and composed almost all of their soundtracks.
Alejandro "Álex" Remiro Gargallo is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Real Sociedad.
Alejandro Hernán Martinuccio
Alejandro Martinuccio is an Argentine footballer who plays as a striker. He currently plays for Boston River.
Alejandro Fernández Abarca is a Mexican singer.
Alejandro Betancourt López
Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt López is a Venezuelan businessman who is Chairman and CEO of Derwick Associates, an engineering, procurement and construction company. He is the leader of the international investment group O'Hara Administration, and a director of Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation, a publicly held Canadian company and a leading explorer and producer of natural gas and crude oil which operates in various Latin American countries. Betancourt controls 19.95% of Pacific Exploration & Production. He is also president of Hawkers, a Spanish sunglasses company.
Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky is a Chilean-French filmmaker and artist. Since 1948, Jodorowsky has worked as a novelist, screenwriter, a poet, a playwright, an essayist, a film and theater director and producer, an actor, a film editor, a comics writer, a musician and composer, a philosopher, a puppeteer, a mime, a lay psychologist, a draughtsman, a painter, a sculptor, and a spiritual guru. Best known for his avant-garde films El Topo (1970) and The Holy Mountain (1973), he has been "venerated by cult cinema enthusiasts" for his work which "is filled with violently surreal images and a hybrid blend of mysticism and religious provocation".
Alejandro Cao de Benós de Les y Pérez
Alejandro Cao de Benós de Les y Pérez is a Spanish political activist with close relations with North Korea. He is a Special Representative of the Foreign Ministry of North Korea. He is, according to himself, also the Special Delegate of North Korea's Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries.
Alejandro Balde Martínez is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Barcelona Atlètic.
Alejandro Pozuelo Melero is a Spanish footballer who plays for Canadian club Toronto FC as an attacking midfielder.
Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei Falla is a Guatemalan politician who is the incumbent President of Guatemala. He is a former director of the Guatemalan penitentiary system and participated in Guatemala's presidential elections in 2007, 2011, and 2015. He won in the 2019 election and assumed office on January 14, 2020.
Alejandro Bedoya is an American soccer player who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger and captains Major League Soccer club Philadelphia Union.
Alejandro Wiebe nicknamed Marley is an Argentine TV host.