The Montt family of Chile became politically influential during the 19th century, and played a very significant role in Chilean politics; it is still important. Its most prominent members were the children and descendants of Catalan immigrants, notable in their time:
- José Anacleto Montt Goyenechea (1802–1867): Lawyer and Chilean politician.
- Manuel Montt (1809–1880): Politician and President of Chile.
- Rosario Montt Goyenechea (1827—1894): First Lady of Chile.
- Ambrosio Montt Luco (1830-1899): Chilean politician and lawyer.
- Julio Montt (1861–1882): Soldier and hero of the War of the Pacific.
- Pedro Montt (1846–1910): Politician and President of Chile.
- Jorge Montt (1847–1922): Admiral, politician and President of Chile.
- Leonor Frederick de Montt, First Lady of Chile.
- Luis Montt Montt (1848–1909): Lawyer, deputy, writer, historiographer, son of Manuel Montt Torres, and brother of Pedro Montt Montt.
- Sara del Campo de Montt (1855–1927), First Lady of Chile.
- Teresa Wilms Montt (1893–1921): Poet.
- Christina Montt (1895–1969): Early movie actress.
- Manuel Montt Lehuedé, (1904–1983): Politician and representative for Itata and San Carlos provinces.
- Manuel Montt Balmaceda, (1925–): Lawyer, former diplomat to the ILO and founder rector of the Diego Portales University.
- Luis Montt Dubournais, (1948– ): Politician and mayor of La Reina (Santiago).
- Marta Montt Balmaceda, Former top model.
- Andrés Wood Montt (born 1965): Is a Chilean film director.