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List of famous people from Florida, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Florida, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Florida you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Florida, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

People on this list include Elizabeth Meriwether and Jim Stork.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Florida?" or "Which celebrities were born in Florida?" then this list is a great resource for you.

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Eva Mendes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Florida
Eva Mendes age 43 - Eva Mendes is an American actress, model, singer and designer. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and ...more

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Victoria Justice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Florida
Victoria Justice age 24 - Victoria Dawn Justice is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She debuted as an actress at the age of 10 and has since appeared in several films and television series including the ...more

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Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Florida
Ariana Grande age 23 - Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She began her career in the Broadway musical 13, before landing the role of Cat Valentine on the ...more

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Diora Baird is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Florida
Diora Baird age 34 - Diora Lynn Baird is an American actress and former model for Guess? who has appeared in films such as Wedding Crashers and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning.

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Perez Hilton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Florida
Perez Hilton age 39 - Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr., known professionally as Perez Hilton, is an American blogger, columnist and television personality. His blog, PerezHilton.com, is known for posts covering gossip ...more

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Faye Dunaway is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Florida
Faye Dunaway age 76 - Dorothy Faye Dunaway is an Academy Award-winning American actress who rose to prominence in the late 1960s with the films Bonnie and Clyde and The Thomas Crown Affair. She began her acting ...more

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Kelly Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Florida
Kelly Kelly age 30 - Barbara Jean "Barbie" Blank is an American model, professional wrestler, and professional wrestling valet, better known by her ring name Kelly Kelly. She is best known for her time ...more

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Alexa Vega is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Florida
Alexa Vega age 28 - Alexa Ellesse Pena Vega is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids film series and Shilo Wallace in the film Repo! The Genetic Opera. In ...more

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Fred Durst is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Florida
Fred Durst age 46 - William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director from Jacksonville, Florida. He spent his formative years playing in a number of local bands in Jacksonville, ...more

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Carrot Top is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Florida
Carrot Top age 52 - Scott Thompson, better known by his stage name Carrot Top, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, singer, and comedian, best known for his bright red hair, prop ...more

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Bella Thorne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Florida
Bella Thorne age 19 - Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne is an American actress, singer, songwriter and model. She is best known for her roles as Ruthy Spivey in the TV series My Own Worst Enemy, Tancy ...more

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Jenn Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Florida
Jenn Brown age 36 - Jennifer Lynne Brown is an American television personality who is a sportscaster, TV host, producer, and a model. Brown was formerly a reporter for ESPN – for both College GameDay and College ...more

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Amy Dumas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Florida
Amy Dumas age 41 - Amy Christine Dumas, better known by the stage name/ring name Lita, is an American former professional wrestler, and singer. She performed with WWE from 2000 to 2006, and has since made ...more

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Sable is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Florida
Sable age 49 - Rena Marlette Lesnar, better known as Sable, is an American model, actress, and retired professional wrestler. She is primarily known for her time in WWE. Before gaining popularity in the world ...more

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Sidney Poitier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Florida
Sidney Poitier age 90 - Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE, is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author and diplomat. In 1964, Poitier became the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role ...more

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Isabel Lucas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Florida
Isabel Lucas age 32 - Isabel Lucas is an Australian actress and model. She is best known for her roles in Home and Away, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Daybreakers, The Pacific, Immortals, and Red Dawn. In ...more

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Wesley Snipes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Florida
Wesley Snipes age 53 - Wesley Trent Snipes is an American actor, film producer, and martial artist. He is best known for his role as the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade film trilogy. He formed a production ...more

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Sarah Paulson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Florida
Sarah Paulson age 42 - Sarah Catherine Paulson is an American film, stage, and television actress. She began acting on stage, and in the 1990s starred in American Gothic, and Jack & Jill. She later appeared in ...more

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Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Florida
Marco Rubio age 45 - Marco Antonio Rubio is the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of ...more

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Mindy McCready is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Florida
Mindy McCready Died at 38 (1975-2013) - Malinda Gayle "Mindy" McCready was an American country music singer. Active from 1995 until her death in 2013, she recorded a total of five studio albums. Her debut album, 1996's Ten ...more

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Tiffany Fallon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Florida
Tiffany Fallon age 42 - Tiffany Fallon is an American model. In 2004, she was photographed by Stephen Wayda for Playboy and was named Playmate of the Month for December. She was also named Playmate of the Year for

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Yoanna House is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Florida
Yoanna House age 36 - Yoanna House is an American fashion model and television host, best known as the winner of Cycle 2 of America's Next Top Model.

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Amanda Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Florida
Amanda Moore age 37 - Amanda Moore is an American model.

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Riley Shy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Florida
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Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Florida
Joe Buck age 47 - Joseph Francis "Joe" Buck is an American sportscaster and the son of legendary sportscaster Jack Buck. He has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Fox Sports, including ...more

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Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Florida
Deion Sanders age 49 - Deion Luwynn Sanders, Sr. is an American former football and baseball player, who works as an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on ...more

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Rhea Durham is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Florida
Rhea Durham age 38 - Rhea Durham is an American fashion model. She has appeared on the cover of several major fashion magazines, including French Vogue, Marie Claire, and British and American ELLE and walked in the ...more

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Kara Monaco is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Florida
Kara Monaco age 34 - Kara Monaco is an American model. She was chosen as Playmate of the Month by Playboy magazine in June, 2005. She appeared on the cover of the June 2006 issue of Playboy as the 2006 Playmate of ...more

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Brian Regan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Florida
Brian Regan age 59 - Brian Joseph Regan is an American stand-up comedian who uses observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor. His performances are relatively clean as he refrains from profanity and ...more

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Megan Hauserman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Florida
Megan Hauserman age 35 - Megan Hauserman is an American model and reality television personality, best known for her appearances on Vh1.

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Flo Rida is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Florida
Flo Rida age 37 - Tramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida, is an American rapper. He is known for hit songs such as "Low", featuring T-Pain, which was a number 1 hit for 10 weeks ...more

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Jim Neidhart is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Florida
Jim Neidhart age 60 - James Henry "Jim" Neidhart is an American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances in the 1980s and 1990s in the World Wrestling Federation as Jim "The Anvil" ...more

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Adolfo Constanzo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Florida
Adolfo Constanzo Died at 27 (1962-1989) - Adolfo de Jesús Constanzo was an American serial killer, drug dealer and cult leader. His nickname was El Padrino de Matamoros.

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André 3000 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Florida
André 3000 age 41 - André Lauren Benjamin, better known by his stage name André 3000, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being ...more

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Bailee Madison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Florida
Bailee Madison age 17 - Bailee Madison is an American teen actress. She is known for her role in Bridge to Terabithia in which she plays May Belle Aarons, the younger sister of Jesse Aarons. Madison also starred in the ...more

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Chris Evert is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Florida
Chris Evert age 62 - Christine Marie "Chris" Evert, known as Chris Evert-Lloyd from 1979 to 1987, is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. She won 18 Grand Slam singles ...more

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John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Florida
John Anderson age 62 - John David Anderson is an American country musician with a successful career that has lasted more than 30 years. Starting in 1977 with the release of his first single, "I've Got a ...more

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Summer Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Florida
Summer Phoenix age 38 - Summer Phoenix is an American actress and model. She is the youngest sibling of River Phoenix, Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, and Liberty Phoenix, and is married to actor Casey Affleck.

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Deanna Wright is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Florida
Deanna Wright age 37 - Deanna Wright is an American actress and former fashion model.

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Crystal Renn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Florida
Crystal Renn age 30 - Crystal Renn is an American fashion model and author.

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Dwight Gooden is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Florida
Dwight Gooden age 52 - Dwight Eugene "Doc" Gooden, nicknamed "Dr. K", is an American retired professional baseball player. A pitcher, Gooden played in Major League Baseball for the New York Mets, ...more

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Deacon Jones is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Florida
Deacon Jones Died at 75 (1938-2013) - David D. "Deacon" Jones was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, and the Washington Redskins. He was ...more

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Norman Thagard is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Florida
Norman Thagard age 73 - Norman Earl Thagard is an American scientist and former NASA astronaut. He is the first American to ride to space on board a Russian vehicle, and can be considered the first American cosmonaut. ...more

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Terrence McNally is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Florida
Terrence McNally age 78 - Terrence McNally is an American playwright. One of theatre's most important playwrights today, he has received the Tony Award for Best Play for Love! Valour! Compassion! and Master Class, as ...more

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Brianna Beach is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Florida
Brianna Beach age 39 - Brianna Beach is a pornographic actress.

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Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Florida
Amar'e Stoudemire age 34 - Amar'e Carsares Stoudemire is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. Stoudemire played high school ...more

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Jim Courier is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Florida
Jim Courier age 46 - James Spencer "Jim" Courier, Jr. is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. During his career, he won four Grand Slam singles titles, two at the French ...more

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Rick Dees is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Florida
Rick Dees age 65 - Rigdon Osmond "Rick" Dees III is an American radio personality, stand-up comedian, actor, and voice artist, best known for his internationally syndicated radio show The Rick Dees ...more

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Christina Leardini is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Florida

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Warren Sapp is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Florida
Warren Sapp age 43 - Warren Carlos Sapp is a former American football defensive tackle. A Hall of Famer, Sapp played college football for the University of Miami, where he was recognized as a consensus All-American ...more