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Famous People in Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo standing on a baseball fieldWho is the most famous person in Portugal?

  1. Antonio Guterres (Secretary-general of the United Nations)
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo (soccer)
  3. Jose Saramago (writer)
  4. Jose Mourinho (football manager)
  5. Luis Figo (soccer)
  6. Joaquim Almeida (actor)
  7. Amalia Rodrigues (singer)
  8. Alvaro Siza Viera (architect)
  9. Sara Sampaio (supermodel)
  10. Antonio Horta Osorio (banker)
  11. Mariza (Fado singer)
  12. Paula Rego (painter)
  13. Joana Vasconcelos (artist)
  14. Daniela Ruah (actress)

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What Celebrities live (or already lived) in Portugal?

Celebrities are buying up property in Portugal. Here you have one small list of the most famous residents in Portugal:

  1. Madonna has owned a property in Portugal and spent time living here. She has been known to appreciate Portuguese culture and music.
  2. Scarlett Johansson bought an apartment in the trendy Príncipe Real neighborhood of Lisbon.
  3. Bonnie Tyler has owned a house in Albufeira (Algarve Region).
  4. Cliff Richards has a villa with a vineyard in Guia, near Albufeira (Algarve Region).
  5. Michael Fassbender bought a luxury apartment in the Alfama neighborhood (Lisbon). The apartment has an extraordinary overlooking of the Tagus River.
  6. Monica Bellucci bought a palace in the Alfama neighborhood. She is decorating her 3-story house with the help of an Italian interior architect.
  7. Christian Louboutin has a palace in Lisbon, and he opened a 5-star hotel in the Alentejo Region.
  8. John Malkovich has been working and visiting Lisbon several times. He invested in businesses like the Lux Fragil (bar) and the Bica do Sapato restaurant in Lisbon.
  9. Eric Cantona acquired an apartment in Lisbon and decided to invest in the Portuguese real estate market.
  10. Garrett McNamara beat the world record of Guinness, by the giant wave ever surfed. He placed Nazare on the map as a mandatory stop for surfers to improve their art. Garrett McNamara acquired a house in Nazare and Sintra.
  11. Ronan Keating bought a house in the famous Quinta do Lago in the Algarve Region.
  12. Philippe Starck (interior designer) has a house in Cascais.
  13. Noah Lennox (singer) changed the US to Portugal several years ago and settled in Lisbon.

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Famous People who visited Portugal

Portugal is on the up and up. Since 2018, Portugal has consecutively won various awards. The World Travel Awards recognized and rewarded Portugal for its excellence in tourism service and responsible travel.

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Portugal is a treasure trove of experiences, where ancient castles, palaces, and churches coexist with modern, vibrant cities like Lisbon and Porto. It’s a country where tradition meets innovation and where the past and the future converge in a harmonious blend.

The people of Portugal, known for their warmth and hospitality, welcome travelers with open arms, inviting you to immerse yourself in their rich culture and traditions. Whether you’re exploring the narrow alleyways of Alfama, sipping on world-class wines in the Douro Valley, or catching a wave on the pristine beaches of Nazare, Portugal offers something for every traveler.

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