List of Famous people named Jorge
Jorge Carlos Soler Castillo is a Cuban-born professional baseball outfielder for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Soler played for the Cuban national baseball team in international competition. He defected from Cuba in 2011, seeking a career in MLB. After establishing his residency in Haiti, Soler signed a nine-year contract with the Chicago Cubs. He made his MLB debut in 2014. The Cubs traded Soler to the Royals after the 2016 season.
Vicente Carrillo Leyva is a Mexican drug lord and a leader in the Juárez Cartel.
Jorge Masvidal is an American professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Welterweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Masvidal has been competing professionally since 2003; he has also competed for Bellator, Strikeforce, Shark Fights, and World Victory Road. He holds the record for the fastest knockout in UFC history, at 5 seconds and he holds the UFC 'BMF' Championship belt. As of July 14, 2020, he is #4 in the UFC welterweight rankings.
Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish-language and universal literature. His best-known books, Ficciones (Fictions) and El Aleph, published in the 1940s, are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes, including dreams, labyrinths, philosophers, libraries, mirrors, fictional writers, and mythology. Borges' works have contributed to philosophical literature and the fantasy genre, and have been considered by some critics to mark the beginning of the magic realist movement in 20th century Latin American literature. His late poems converse with such cultural figures as Spinoza, Camões, and Virgil.
Jorge Luis Sampaoli Moya is an Argentine football manager who currently manages Clube Atlético Mineiro. Sampaoli started out as a youth player and eventually switched to management after a severe injury. Sampaoli started with an impressive managerial run at Coronel Bolognesi of Peru in 2004, and continued with brief but successful terms at O'Higgins of Chile and Emelec of Ecuador.
Jorge Fernando Pinheiro de Jesus is a Portuguese professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Benfica.
Jorge David Lendeborg Jr. is a Dominican-American actor. Lendeborg was born in Santo Domingo, and moved to Miami, Florida, at around age four. He made his theatrical acting debut in the 2016 film, The Land. Since then, he has appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), the romantic comedy Love, Simon (2018), and the Transformers spin off Bumblebee (2018), in which he starred as Memo opposite Hailee Steinfeld. Lendeborg also appeared in the James Cameron-produced Robert Rodriguez movie Alita: Battle Angel. He featured as a recurring character, Jah Son, in Hulu's Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019).
Jorge Hank Rhon is a Mexican businessman and owner of Mexico's largest sports betting company, Grupo Caliente. He served from December 2004 to February 2007 as the president of the municipality of Tijuana. He is the son of former Mexico City mayor Carlos Hank González and Guadalupe Rhon. Rhon's family has alleged links to drug trafficking. He has been accused of money laundering, murder, arrested on possession of unlicensed arms and dealing in the trade of exotic animals.
Jorge Luis Ochoa Vásquez is a Colombian drug trafficker who was one of the key founding members of the notorious Medellín Cartel in the late 1970s. The cartel's key members were Pablo Escobar, Carlos Lehder, José Gonzalo Rodríguez Gacha, Gustavo Gaviria, Jorge Ochoa and his brothers Juan David and Fabio.
Jorge Fernando Branco de Sampaio, GColTE, GCIH, GColL is a Portuguese lawyer and politician who was the 18th President of Portugal from 1996 to 2006.