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Celebrities Who Live in Austin

Updated July 24, 2019 15.8k views22 items

This list includes information about celebrities who live in Austin, loosely ranked by popularity. Celebrities that live in Austin come in many forms. Some famous Austin residents are actors and other Austin celebs are rock and roll or blues musicians. A few of the most famous people in Austin are film directors and athletes.

So, who are the celebrities living in Austin? Matthew McConaughey, a Texan born-and-raised, lives in Austin to be close to his mom and other family members. Richard Linklater – a frequent collaborator of McConaughey – lives in Austin and he has filmed several movies including Dazed and Confused and Boyhood in Texas.

Kyle Chandler and Chris Klein are two of the more well-known Austin actors. Other famous people that live in Austin are Mike Judge, who created Silicon Valley, and Olympian Marion Jones.

Sin City director Robert Rodriguez's Troublemaker Studios is located in East Austin. Other famous people who live in Austin include Gary Clark, Jr., Willie Nelson, and Meat Loaf.

Did you know that there were so many Austin famous people? Take a look at this list to learn more about all the Austin celebrities.

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  • Matthew McConaughey
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    Matthew McConaughey, a Texan born-and-raised, lives in Austin to be close to his mom and other family members.

    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Uvalde, Texas, United States of America

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  • Kyle Chandler
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    Kyle Chandler and his family live on a ranch outside Austin, TX. Four dogs and five miniature donkeys also call the ranch home.

    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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  • Sandra Bullock
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    After starring in the 1998 film Hope Floats, which was filmed in Austin, Sandra Bullock fell in love with the city. She reportedly owns several homes in the Austin area as well as property in California.

    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Virginia, USA

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  • Brooklyn Decker
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    Brooklyn Decker, and her husband Andy Roddick, have owned several homes in Texas. In 2018, they listed their Austin home for sale for $5.95 million though they still live in the city.

    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio, United States of America

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