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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

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Demetria Devonne Lovato ( lə-VAH-toh; born August 20, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She made her debut as a child actress on the children's television series Barney & ...more

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Neil Patrick Harris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 45

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, magician, and singer. He is known primarily for his comedy roles on television and his dramatic and ...more

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Lauren Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Lauren Sánchez Age: 49

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Lauren Wendy Sánchez (born December 19, 1969) is an Emmy Award-nominated American news anchor, entertainment reporter, media personality, actress, producer, pilot and entrepreneur. ...more
Adrienne Maloof is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 57

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Adrienne Maloof (born September 4, 1961) is an American businesswoman, television personality, shoe designer and co-owner of the various business holdings of Maloof Companies, which include a 2% ...more

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Joel Spolsky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 54

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Avram Joel Spolsky (born 1965) is a software engineer and writer. He is the author of Joel on Software, a blog on software development, and the creator of the project management software Trello. ...more
Elyse Sewell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 36

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Elyse Marie Sewell (born June 10, 1982) 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 ...more
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 56

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Ronald Mandel Lott (born May 8, 1959) is an American former professional football player who was a cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen ...more

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Holly Holm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 37

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Holly Rene Holm (born October 17, 1981) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is the former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, and a former ...more

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Sidney M. Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 67

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sidney McNeill Gutierrez (Colonel, USAF, Ret.) (born June 27, 1951), is a former NASA astronaut.
Don Alvarado is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Dec. at 63 (1904-1967)

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Don Alvarado (born José Paige, November 4, 1904 – March 31, 1967) was an American actor, assistant director and film production manager.
Annabeth Gish is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Annabeth Gish Age: 47

Birthplace: Albuquerque, USA, New Mexico

Annabeth Gish (born March 13, 1971) is an American actress. She has played roles in films Shag, Hiding Out, Mystic Pizza, SLC Punk!, The Last Supper and Double Jeopardy. On television, she ...more

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Steven Michael Quezada ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 56

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Steven Michael Quezada is an actor, screenwriter, television producer and television editor.

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Al Unser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 79

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Alfred "Al" Unser (born May 29, 1939) is an American automobile racing driver, the younger brother of fellow racing drivers Jerry and Bobby Unser, and father of Al Unser Jr. Now ...more
Alisa Valdes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 49

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Alisa Valdes (born 1969 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) 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

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Robert L. Williams, often styled Robt. Williams (born March 2, 1943), is an American painter, cartoonist, and founder of Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine. Williams was one of the group of ...more
Jerry McNerney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 67

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Gerald Mark McNerney (born June 18, 1951) is an American businessman, politician, and the U.S. Representative for California's 9th congressional district, serving in Congress since 2007. He is a ...more
Edmund Cobb is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Dec. at 82 (1892-1974)

Birthplace: Albuquerque, USA, New Mexico

Edmund Fessenden Cobb (June 23, 1892 – August 15, 1974) was an American actor. He appeared in 623 films between 1912 and 1966.
Demetria McKinney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 39

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Fort Walton Beach

Demetria Dyan McKinney (born August 27, 1979) is an American actress and singer. From 2006 to 2012 she starred in the TBS sitcom Tyler Perry's House of Payne. Her other series regular roles ...more
Helene Udy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 56

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Leah Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 39

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Leslie Ann "Leah" Clark (born December 24, 1979) is an American voice actress, ADR director and ADR script writer working for Funimation. She has provided voices for Japanese anime ...more
Lydia Blanco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 44

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Lydia Blanco is an actress and television producer.
Cynthia Breazeal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 51

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Cynthia Lynn Breazeal (born November 15, 1967 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is an Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she is the head ...more
Joseph Hagerty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Joseph Hagerty Age: 36

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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)

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Chief Warrant Officer Two Louis Richard Rocco (November 19, 1938 – October 31, 2002) was a United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor—the United States' highest military ...more
Zach Condon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Albuquerque
Age: 33

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Zach Condon is a film score composer.