Notable personalities from the Cayman Islands

Aside from being one of the most efficient offshore investment and financial centers in the Caribbean region, the Cayman Islands is also home to several personalities from different industries who managed to conquer the world through their sheer talent and hard work.

From the fashion scene to the world of sports, here is a list of some of the notable figures who hail from this British Overseas Territory:

  1. Selita Ebanks

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Known for her image as a highly-sought after top model of high-fashion companies like Ralph Lauren and Neiman Marcus, not all of Selita Ebanks’s followers realize that she’s a Cayman-born beauty. From 2005 until early 2009, she was one of Victoria’s Secret “angels”. Aside from her fashion gigs, she also practiced her talent in acting, making appearances in several American television series.

  1. Frank E. Flowers

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In the independent film industry, Frank E. Flowers is an emerging director and screenwriter who won several awards and nominations for his works. Among his best works is the awarding-winning “Swallow”, a 2003 short film and “Haven”, a 2004 feature motion picture. According to a 2015 report, he was chosen by Lantica Media to direct the studio’s new thriller, “Our Father”.

  1. Dow Travers

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Travers was Cayman Islands’ first Winter Olympian, representing the Caribbean country in alpine skiing during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Aside from his skiing career, Dow Travers is a rugby union player for the Cayman Islands national team. Because of his famously red hair and an impressive athletic agility, he was branded the name, “The Ginger Ninja” by his fans and followers.