List of famous people from Cambodia, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Cambodia, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Cambodia you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Cambodia, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.
People include everything from Theary Seng to Pen Sovan.If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Cambodia?" or "Which celebrities were born in Cambodia?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Birthplace: Phnom Penh, CambodiaNorodom Sihanouk (Khmer: នរោត្តម សីហនុ; 31 October 1922 – 15 October 2012) was head of state... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Prey Veng Province, CambodiaMarshal Lon Nol (Khmer: លន់ នល់, also លន់ ណុល; November 13, 1913 – November 17, 1985) was a... more on Wikipedia
Sos SuhanaAge: 28
Birthplace: CambodiaSos Suhana is a footballer for Phnom Penh Crown in the Cambodian League. He plays as a... more on Wikipedia
Tep RundaroAge: 57
Birthplace: Samraong, Samraong District, CambodiaTep Rindaro (Khmer: ទេព រិនដារ៉ូ),(born in 1963 in Samrong, Battambang province, Cambodia) is... more on Wikipedia
Bour KryAge: 75
Birthplace: Battambang, CambodiaSamdech Preah Sanghareach Bour Kry (Khmer: បួរ គ្រី, IPA: [ɓuə kriː]) (born 11 January 1945)... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Siem Reap, CambodiaDith Pran (Khmer: ឌិត ប្រន; 27 September 1942 – 30 March 2008) was a Cambodian... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Battambang Province, CambodiaVann Nath (Khmer: វ៉ាន់ណាត; 1946 – September 5, 2011) was a Cambodian painter, artist, writer,... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Stung Treng, CambodiaSinn Sisamouth (Khmer: ស៊ីន ស៊ីសាមុត [sɨn siːsaːmut]; c. 1935 – c. 1976) was an influential... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Phnom Penh, CambodiaRithy Panh (Khmer: ប៉ាន់ រិទ្ធី; born April 18, 1964) is a Cambodian documentary film director... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Battambang, CambodiaKhuang Aphaiwong (also spelled Kuang, Abhaiwong, or Abhaiwongse; Thai: ควง อภัยวงศ์, IPA:... more on Wikipedia
Hong KhaouAge: 44
Birthplace: Phnom Penh, CambodiaHong Khaou is a film director and screenwriter.
Peng BunchayAge: 28
Birthplace: CambodiaPeng Bunchay is a footballer for Boeung Ket Angkor in the Cambodian League.
Prak Mony OdomAge: 26
Birthplace: CambodiaPrak Mony Udom is a footballer for Svay Rieng in Cambodian League. He plays as a Midfielder... more on Wikipedia
Kris DimAge: 47
Birthplace: CambodiaKrisna "Kris" Dim (born May 7, 1973) is an IFBB professional bodybuilder. His first national... more on Wikipedia
Phuong SoksanaAge: 28
Birthplace: Phnom Penh, CambodiaPhuong Soksana is a footballer for National Defense Ministry in the Cambodian League. He has... more on Wikipedia
Reach SambathDec. at 47 (1964-2011)
Birthplace: Svay Rieng, CambodiaReach Sambath was a Cambodian journalist and a former spokesperson and "Chief of Public... more on Wikipedia
Dy SavethAge: 76
Birthplace: CambodiaDy Saveth (Khmer: ឌី សាវ៉េត, born 1944) is a Cambodian actress and first Miss Cambodia (1959).... more on Wikipedia
Seyha ChanAge: 26
Birthplace: Phnom Penh, CambodiaChan Seyha is a Cambodian runner who competed in the 200 metre event at the 2011 World... more on Wikipedia
Khim BoreyAge: 30
Birthplace: Takéo, Doun Kaev District, CambodiaKhim Borey is a Cambodian footballer who plays for Nagaworld and the Cambodia national team.
Tieng TinyAge: 34
Birthplace: Siem Reap, CambodiaTieng Tiny is a footballer for Nagacorp FC in the Cambodian League and the Cambodia national... more on Wikipedia
Patricia Hy-BoulaisAge: 55
Birthplace: Phnom Penh, CambodiaPatricia Hy-Boulais (born 22 August 1965) is a former tennis player. She turned professional... more on Wikipedia
Keo Pich PiseyAge: 38
Birthplace: Phnom Penh, CambodiaKeo Pich Pisey (born May 17, 1982) is a Cambodian actress, model, and former dancer. She is... more on Wikipedia
Pheak RadyAge: 31
Birthplace: Kandal Province, CambodiaPheak Rady is a Cambodian footballer who plays for Boeung Ket Angkor in the Cambodian League... more on Wikipedia
Son SannDec. at 89 (1911-2000)
Birthplace: Phnom Penh, CambodiaSon Sann (Khmer: សឺន សាន; 5 October 1911 – 19 December 2000) was a Cambodian politician and... more on Wikipedia
D.Y. SaoAge: 40
Birthplace: CambodiaD.Y. Sao appeared in the 2003 film Cradle 2 the Grave.