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Famous People From Arizona

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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

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Lynda Carter (born Linda Jean Córdova Carter; July 24, 1951) is an American actress, singer,...  more

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  • Shawn Michaels

    BirthplaceChandler, Arizona, United States of America

    Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965), better known by his ring name Shawn Michaels,...  more

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  • Joe Jonas

    Joe Jonas

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceCasa Grande, Arizona, United States of America

    Joseph Adam Jonas (born August 15, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose...  more

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  • Michelle Branch

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, USA

    Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and...  more

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    #326 of 602 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#148 of 160 The Top Female Country Singers

  • Barbara Eden

    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, United States of America

    Barbara Eden (born Barbara Jean Morehead, August 23, 1931) is an American film, stage, and...  more

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  • Brooke Langton

    BirthplaceArizona, USA

    Brooke Langton (born November 27, 1970) is an American actress. She is best known for the role...  more
  • Meghan McCain

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Meghan Marguerite McCain (born October 23, 1984) is an American columnist, author, co-host of...  more

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  • Chelsea Kane

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, USA

    Chelsea Kane (born Chelsea Kane Staub; September 15, 1988) is an American actress and singer....  more

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  • Gabrielle Giffords

    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, United States of America

    Gabrielle Dee Giffords (born June 8, 1970) is an American politician from Arizona and a gun...  more

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  • Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez

    Dec. at 66 (1927-1993)

    BirthplaceYuma, Arizona

    Cesar Chavez (born César Estrada Chávez, locally [ˈsesaɾ esˈtɾaða ˈtʃaβes]; March 31, 1927 –...  more
  • Matt Dallas

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Matthew Joseph Dallas (born October 21, 1982) is an American actor, best known for playing the...  more
  • Richard Kleindienst

    Richard Kleindienst

    Dec. at 77 (1923-2000)

    BirthplaceWinslow, Arizona, United States of America

    Richard Gordon Kleindienst /kline-DEENST/ (August 5, 1923 – February 3, 2000) was an American...  more
  • Monica Crowley

    BirthplaceArizona, United States of America

    Monica Crowley (born September 19, 1968) is the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the...  more
  • Jonathan Rauch

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Jonathan Charles Rauch (; born April 26, 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American author,...  more
  • Timothy Creamer

    BirthplaceHuachuca City, Arizona

    Timothy "TJ" Creamer (born November 15, 1959) is a NASA flight director, retired astronaut and...  more
  • Samuel Bernstein

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Samuel Garza Bernstein is an award-winning screenwriter, director and author (born 1970) who...  more
  • Rosemary DeCamp

    Rosemary DeCamp

    Dec. at 91 (1910-2001)

    BirthplacePrescott, Arizona, United States of America

    Rosemary DeCamp (November 14, 1910 – February 20, 2001) was an American radio, film, and...  more
  • Pablo Francisco

    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, United States of America

    Pablo Ridson Francisco (born January 4, 1974) is an American stand-up comedian. He started his...  more
  • Sharon Leal

    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, USA

    Sharon Ann Leal (born October 17, 1972) is an American actress and singer. She is known for...  more
  • Ted Sarandos

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Ted Sarandos has led content acquisition for Netflix since 2000. With more than 20 years'...  more
  • Linda Eder

    Linda Eder

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, United States of America

    Linda Eder (; born February 3, 1961) is an American singer and actress. She made her Broadway...  more
  • Gabrielle Carteris

    BirthplacePhoenix, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

    Gabrielle Anne Carteris (born January 2, 1961) is an American actress and trade union leader....  more
  • Rileah Vanderbilt

    BirthplaceArizona, Phoenix, USA

    Rileah Elizabeth Vanderbilt is an American actress and producer....  more
  • Chalmers Johnson

    Dec. at 79 (1931-2010)

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Chalmers Ashby Johnson (August 6, 1931 – November 20, 2010) was an American author and...  more
  • Sari Horwitz
    Sari Horwitz is a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning member of The Washington Post's...  more