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

Examples of people on this list: Bill Cheesbourg, Chad Lang and many more.

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

Lynda Carter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Lynda Carter age 65 - Lynda Carter is an American actress, songwriter, and gay rights activist known for being Miss World USA in 1972 and as the star of the TV series Wonder Woman from 1975 to 1979.

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Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Shawn Michaels age 51 - Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, better known by his ring name, Shawn Michaels, is an American professional wrestling personality, television presenter and retired professional wrestler. He has been ...more

Joe Jonas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Joe Jonas age 26 - Joseph Adam "Joe" Jonas is an American singer and actor. He was a member of the Jonas Brothers, a pop-rock band made up of him and his two brothers, Nick and Kevin. He starred as ...more

Michelle Branch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Michelle Branch age 32 - Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. During the early 2000s, she released two top-selling albums, The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper. She won a Grammy ...more

Barbara Eden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Barbara Eden age 85 - Barbara Eden is an American film, stage, and television actress and singer. She is best known for her starring role of "Jeannie" in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie.

Brooke Langton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Brooke Langton age 46 - Brooke Langton is an American Actress. She is best known for the role of Samantha Reilly on the prime time soap opera Melrose Place.

Alexandria Karlsen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Alexandria Karlsen age 38 - Alexandria Karlsen is a US model, actress and author.

Meghan McCain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Meghan McCain age 32 - Meghan Marguerite McCain is an American columnist, author and blogger. She is a daughter of U.S. Senator John McCain and Cindy Hensley McCain. McCain first received media attention in 2007 for ...more

Chelsea Kane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Chelsea Kane age 28 - Chelsea Kane Staub is an American actress and singer professionally known as Chelsea Kane since December 2010. She is known for her role as Stella Malone in the Disney Channel sitcom television ...more

Gabrielle Giffords is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Gabrielle Giffords age 46 - Gabrielle Dee "Gabby" Giffords is a retired American politician from the U.S. state of Arizona. As a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, she represented ...more

Cesar Chavez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Cesar Chavez Died at 66 (1927-1993) - Cesar Chavez was an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist, who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association. A Mexican American, Chavez became ...more

Matt Dallas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Matt Dallas age 34 - Matthew Joseph "Matt" Dallas is an American actor, best known for playing the title character on the ABC Family series Kyle XY.

April O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Arizona
April O'Neil age 29 - April O'Neil is an actor.

Richard Kleindienst is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Richard Kleindienst Died at 77 (1923-2000) - Richard Gordon Kleindienst was an American lawyer, politician, and a U.S. Attorney General during the Watergate political scandal.

Monica Crowley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Monica Crowley age 48 - Monica Crowley is an American conservative political commentator, talk radio personality, and author. She is probably best known for her appearances on Fox News. She is also an occasional ...more

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Jonathan Rauch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Jonathan Rauch age 56 - Jonathan Charles Rauch is an American author, journalist and activist. After graduating from Yale University, Rauch worked at the Winston-Salem Journal in North Carolina, for the National ...more

Timothy Creamer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Timothy Creamer age 57 - Timothy "TJ" Creamer is a NASA astronaut and a Colonel in the United States Army. Creamer was born in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, but considers Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to be his ...more

Samuel Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Samuel Bernstein age 45 - Samuel Bernstein is an award winning screenwriter, director and author who grew up all over the world, living in Cairo, Honolulu, Austin, Phoenix, Albuquerque, New York City, Los Angeles, and ...more

Rosemary DeCamp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Rosemary DeCamp Died at 91 (1910-2001) - Rosemary DeCamp was an American radio, film and television actress.

Pablo Francisco is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Pablo Francisco age 43 - Pablo Ridson Francisco is a stand-up comedian of Chilean origin. He started his career doing improv in Tempe, Arizona.

Sharon Leal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Sharon Leal age 44 - With her intriguing multicultural beauty and true innocence, multi-talented Sharon Leal is one of the most appealing actresses in Hollywood today. Sharon was born October 17th 1979 in Tucson, ...more

Ted Sarandos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Ted Sarandos age 52 - Ted Sarandos has led content acquisition for Netflix since 2000. With more than 20 years' experience in home entertainment, Ted is recognized in the industry as an innovator in film acquisition ...more

Linda Eder is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Linda Eder age 56 - Linda Eder is an American singer and actress. She made her Broadway debut in the musical Jekyll & Hyde, originating the role of Lucy, for which she was nominated for the Drama Desk Award. ...more

Gabrielle Carteris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Gabrielle Carteris age 54 - Gabrielle Carteris is an actor.

Rileah Vanderbilt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Rileah Vanderbilt age 37 - Rileah Elizabeth Vanderbilt is an American actress and producer.

Chalmers Johnson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Chalmers Johnson Died at 79 (1931-2010) - Chalmers Ashby Johnson was an American author and professor emeritus of the University of California, San Diego. He served in the Korean War, was a consultant for the CIA from 1967 to 1973, and ...more

Sari Horwitz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Sari Horwitz Sari Horwitz is a Pulitzer-prize winning writer.

Madison Scott is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Arizona
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Kole Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Kole Calhoun age 28 - Kole Calhoun is an American baseball player.

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Geronimo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Geronimo Died at 80 (1829-1909) - Geronimo was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and Texas for their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars. ...more

Shawn Osborne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Shawn Osborne Died at 35 (1976-2011) - Shawn McGrath was an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Shawn Osborne. He is best known for his stint with World Wrestling Entertainment as a developmental talent, ...more

Ref Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Ref Sanchez Died at 69 (1917-1986) - Ref Sanchez was an American actor who appeared mostly in television shows in smaller acting parts. He worked as a fashion photographer in the 1950s through the 1970s.

Arte Moreno is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Arte Moreno age 70 - Arturo "Arte" Moreno is an American businessman. On May 15, 2003, he became the first Mexican American to own a major sports team in the United States when he purchased the Anaheim ...more

John K. Carmack is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Arizona
John K. Carmack age 85 - John Kay Carmack has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 1984. He is currently an emeritus general authority and was the managing director of the ...more

Judy Kaye is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Judy Kaye age 68 - Judy Kaye is a Tony Award–winning American singer and actress. She has appeared in stage musicals, plays, and operas. Kaye has been in long runs on Broadway in the musicals The Phantom of the ...more

Dan Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Dan Guerrero age 65 - Dan Guerrero is the athletic director for the University of California, Los Angeles. He served as the chairman of the Selection Committee for the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.

Tom Graeff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Tom Graeff Died at 41 (1929-1970) - Thomas Lockyear "Tom" Graeff was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, film editor and cinematographer. He is best known for writing, directing, producing and ...more

Rex Allen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Rex Allen Died at 79 (1920-1999) - Rex Elvie Allen was an American film actor, singer and songwriter, known as the Arizona Cowboy, particularly known as the narrator in many Disney nature and Western film productions. For ...more

Raven Riley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Raven Riley age 29 - Raven Riley is an American pornographic actress, appearing online and on DVDs. Riley won the top spot on Front magazine's "Top 20 Girls of the Web" and appeared on its March 2007 ...more

Tairia Flowers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Tairia Flowers age 34 - Tairia "Mims" Flowers is an American softball player. She is best known for competing on the Gold medal winning United States National softball team. She played college softball at ...more

Everson Griffen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Everson Griffen age 28 - Everson Griffen is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was selected in the 4th round and 100 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft after ...more

Charles Bowden is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Charles Bowden Died at 69 (1945-2014) - Charles Clyde Bowden was an American non-fiction author, journalist and essayist based in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He was a writer for the Tucson Citizen and often wrote about the American ...more

Gene Evans is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Gene Evans Died at 76 (1922-1998) - Eugene Barton "Gene" Evans was an American actor.

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Lee Frost is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Lee Frost Died at 72 (1935-2007) - Lee Frost was an actor, film director, film producer, film editor, cinematographer, screenwriter.

Ty Murray is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Ty Murray age 47 - Ty Monroe Murray is an American nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy and co-founder and board adviser of the Professional Bull Riders.

Jayne Cortez is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Jayne Cortez Died at 78 (1934-2012) - Jayne Cortez was an African-American poet, activist, small press publisher and spoken-word performance artist whose voice is celebrated for its political, surrealistic and dynamic innovations in ...more

Wayne Thiebaud is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Wayne Thiebaud age 96 - Wayne Thiebaud is an American painter best known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objects—pies, lipsticks, paint cans, ice cream cones, pastries, and hot dogs—as well as for his ...more

Harold L. Humes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Harold L. Humes Died at 66 (1926-1992) - Harold Louis Humes, Jr. was known as HL Humes in his books, and usually as "Doc" Humes in life. He was the originator of The Paris Review literary magazine, author of two novels in the ...more

The Boogeyman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Arizona
The Boogeyman age 52 - Martin "Marty" Wright is an American professional wrestler who wrestles under the ring name The Boogeyman.

Manny Farber is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Manny Farber Died at 91 (1917-2008) - Emanuel "Manny" Farber was an American painter, film critic and writer. Often described as "iconoclastic", Farber developed a distinctive prose style and set of theoretical ...more