Celebrity API

The Celebrity API provides the most popular information, such as net worth, profession, and birthday, on of famous individuals all around the world. Our comprehensive database contains actors/actresses, athletes, politicians, business leaders, and much more.



Search celebrities by name. Returns a list of up to 30 celebrities that match the search parameters.


name (optional) - Name of the celebrity you wish to search. This field is case-insensitive.

min_net_worth (optional) - Minimum net worth of celebrities.

max_net_worth (optional) - Maximum net worth of celebrities.

nationality (optional) - Nationality of celebrities. Must be an ISO 3166 Alpha-2 country code (e.g. US)

min_height (optional) - Minimum height of celebrities in meters (e.g. 1.65).

max_height (optional) - Maximum height of celebrities in meters (e.g. 1.80).


X-Api-Key (required) - API Key associated with your account.

Sample Request URL

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Sample Response

    "name": "michael jordan",
    "net_worth": 2200000000,
    "gender": "male",
    "nationality": "us",
    "occupation": [
    "height": 1.98,
    "birthday": "1963-02-17",

import requests
name = 'Michael Jordan'
api_url = 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/celebrity?name={}'.format(name)
response = requests.get(api_url, headers={'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'})
if response.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
    print("Error:", response.status_code, response.text)
var name = 'Michael Jordan'
    method: 'GET',
    url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/celebrity?name=' + name,
    headers: { 'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'},
    contentType: 'application/json',
    success: function(result) {
    error: function ajaxError(jqXHR) {
        console.error('Error: ', jqXHR.responseText);
const request = require('request');
var name = 'Michael Jordan';
  url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/celebrity?name=' + name,
  headers: {
    'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'
}, function(error, response, body) {
  if(error) return console.error('Request failed:', error);
  else if(response.statusCode != 200) return console.error('Error:', response.statusCode, body.toString('utf8'));
  else console.log(body)
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.net.URL;

import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper;

URL url = new URL("https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/celebrity?name=Michael Jordan");
HttpURLConnection connection = (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection();
connection.setRequestProperty("accept", "application/json");
InputStream responseStream = connection.getInputStream();
ObjectMapper mapper = new ObjectMapper();
JsonNode root = mapper.readTree(responseStream);
let name = "Michael Jordan".addingPercentEncoding(withAllowedCharacters: .urlQueryAllowed)
let url = URL(string: "https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/celebrity?name="+name!)!
var request = URLRequest(url: url)
request.setValue("YOUR_API_KEY", forHTTPHeaderField: "X-Api-Key")
let task = URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: request) {(data, response, error) in
    guard let data = data else { return }
    print(String(data: data, encoding: .utf8)!)
If your programming language is not listed in the Code Example above, you can still make API calls by using a HTTP request library written in your programming language and following the above documentation.