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Famous People From Albuquerque

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List of famous people from Albuquerque, 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 Albuquerque, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

People include everything from Matt Giese to Joel Bryant.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Albuquerque?" or "Which celebrities were born in Albuquerque?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 26
Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American actress, singer, and songwriter who made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends. In 2008, Lovato rose to prominence in the ...more
Neil Patrick Harris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 45
Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, magician, singer, and television host. He is known for playing Barney Stinson in the television comedy series How ...more
Lauren Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 49
Lauren Wendy Sánchez is an American news anchor, entertainment reporter, and media personality. She is the co-host on KTTV Fox-11's Good Day LA and the station's Ten o'clock News. She was ...more
Adrienne Maloof is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 57
Adrienne Maloof is an American businesswoman, television personality, shoe designer and co-owner of the various business holdings of Maloof Companies, which include a 2% stake in the Palms ...more
Joel Spolsky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 54
Avram Joel Spolsky is a software engineer and writer. He is the author of Joel on Software, a blog on software development, and the creator of the product management software Trello. He was a ...more
Elyse Sewell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 36
Elyse Marie Sewell is an American fashion model. She is best known for her appearance as a contestant in the first cycle of the reality television series America's Next Top Model. She was named ...more
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 56
Ronald Mandel "Ronnie" Lott is a former American college and professional football player who was a cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the National Football League for ...more
Holly Holm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 37
Holly Holm is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division. Holm is also a former professional boxer and kickboxer. During her boxing ...more
Sidney M. Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 67
Sidney McNeill "Sid" Gutierrez, is a former NASA astronaut.
Don Alvarado is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Dec. at 63 (1904-1967)
Don Alvarado was an American actor, assistant film director, and film production manager.
Annabeth Gish is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 47
Annabeth Gish is an American actress. She has played roles in films Shag, Hiding Out, Mystic Pizza, The Last Supper and Double Jeopardy. On television, she played Special Agent Monica Reyes on ...more
Steven Michael Quezada is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 56
Steven Michael Quezada is an actor, screenwriter, television producer and television editor.
Al Unser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 79
Alfred "Al" Unser is an American automobile racing driver, the younger brother of fellow racing drivers Jerry and Bobby Unser, and father of Al Unser, Jr.. Now retired, he is the ...more
Alisa Valdes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 49
Alisa Valdes is an American author, journalist, and film producer, known for her bestselling novel, The Dirty Girls Social Club.
Robert Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 76
Robert Williams is an American painter, cartoonist, and founder of Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine. Williams was one of the group of artists who produced Zap Comix, along with other ...more
Jerry McNerney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 67
Gerald M. "Jerry" McNerney is an engineer, energy specialist, and the U.S. Representative for California's 9th congressional district, serving in Congress since 2007. He is a member of ...more
Edmund Cobb is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Dec. at 82 (1892-1974)
Edmund Fessenden Cobb was an American actor. He appeared in 623 films between 1912 and 1966. He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles from a heart attack.
Demetria McKinney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 39
Demetria Dyan McKinney is an American actress and singer. She is known for her work as Janine Shelton-Payne on the TBS comedy sitcom Tyler Perry's House of Payne. She was nominated for a 2009 ...more
Helene Udy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 56
Leah Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 39
Leah Clark is an American voice actress and ADR script writer/director working for Funimation and Okatron5000. She has provided numerous voices for Japanese anime series and video games.
Lydia Blanco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 44
Lydia Blanco is an actress and television producer.
Cynthia Breazeal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 51
Cynthia Lynn Breazeal is an Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she is the director of the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media ...more
Joseph Hagerty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Joseph Hagerty age 36
Joseph "Joe" Hagerty is an American artistic gymnast. He is the 2008 U.S. national champion on the horizontal bar and the 2008 all-around bronze medalist. He was a member of the bronze ...more
Louis R. Rocco is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Dec. at 64 (1938-2002)
Chief Warrant Officer Two Louis Richard Rocco was a United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor—the United States' highest military decoration—for his actions near the village of ...more
Zach Condon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
age 33
Zach Condon is a film score composer.