One of the most popular cities to live in Washington, Seattle is home to many celebs. This list includes information about celebrities who live in Seattle and the surrounding area, loosely ranked by popularity. Famous people from Seattle come in many forms. Some celebrities in Seattle are actors and other Seattle celebs are tech giants. A few of the most famous people in Seattle are members of the biggest rock bands of all time.
Who are the famous people who live in Seattle? Bill and Melinda Gates have a $127 mansion in Medina, WA, which is about 15 minutes from Seattle. Jeff Bezos is another one of the Seattle celebrities. He lives in a 29,000 square foot home in Medina, WA.
The list of celebrities from Seattle includes Pearl Jam, who got its start in Seattle. Many of the grunge group's members still live there today including Eddie Vedder, who lives in West Seattle. While plenty of other rock musicians, particularly of the grunge era, still reside in Seattle, we have limited this list to Pearl Jam. Other Seattle famous people who aren't in tech or entertainment include NBA Bill Russell and Bill Nye.
Did you know there were so many celebrities living in Seattle? Take a look at this list to learn more about the famous people in Seattle.
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Eddie Vedder lives in West Seattle.
- Age: 55
- Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States of America, United States, with Territories
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Bill Nye moved to Seattle after graduating from Cornell and he still lives there today.
- Age: 64
- Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
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NBA legend Bill Russell lives in Seattle. He coached the Seattle SuperSonics from 1973 to 1977.
- Age: 86
- Birthplace: West Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America
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Dave Matthews and his family live in Seattle. He has lived there since the early 2000s.
- Age: 53
- Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa