Dean Barrow

Birth Name: Dean Oliver Barrow

Place of Birth: Belize City, British Honduras (now Belize)

Date of Birth: 2 March, 1951

Ethnicity: Belize Creole

Dean Barrow is a Belizean politician. He served as Prime Minister of Belize, from 8 February, 2008 to 12 November, 2020. He has also been Leader of the Opposition, from 30 August, 1998 to 8 February, 2008, and a Member of the Belize House of Representatives for Queen’s Square, from 14 December, 1984 to 12 November, 2020.

Dean is the son of Joyce Erica (Lindo) and Arthur Innes Barrow. He is married to activist and philanthropist Kim Simplis Barrow. He has four children. They include rapper and politician Shyne, with Frances Imeon Myvette; and a daughter with Kim. Frances is the sister of Belize politician Michael Finnegan.

Dean’s paternal grandfather was named Ebenezer Oliver Buntin Barrow.

Dean’s paternal grandmother was named Iris Sebastian.

Sources: Obituary of Dean’s father –

Mention of Dean’s paternal grandparents –

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