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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 67

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Lynda Carter (born Linda Jean Córdova Carter; July 24, 1951) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, model, and beauty pageant titleholder, who was crowned Miss World United States ...more

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Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 53

Birthplace: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America

Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965), better known by his ring name Shawn Michaels, is an American professional wrestler, actor, and television presenter. Regarded as one of the ...more

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Joe Jonas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 29

Birthplace: Casa Grande, Arizona, United States of America

Joseph Adam Jonas (born August 15, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose to fame as a member of the pop rock band the Jonas Brothers, alongside his brothers Kevin and Nick. ...more

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Michelle Branch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 35

Birthplace: Sedona, Coconino County, United States of America, Yavapai County, United States, + more

Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. During the early 2000s, she released two top-selling albums: The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper. ...more

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Barbara Eden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 87

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Barbara Eden (born Barbara Jean Morehead, August 23, 1931) is an American film, stage, and television actress, and singer, best known for her starring role of "Jeannie" in the sitcom I ...more

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Brooke Langton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 48

Birthplace: Arizona, USA

Brooke Langton (born November 27, 1970) is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Samantha Reilly in the Fox prime time soap opera, Melrose Place from 1996 to 1998. Langton later ...more
Meghan McCain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 34

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Meghan Marguerite McCain (born October 23, 1984) is an American columnist, author, co-host of The View, and an ABC News contributor.McCain is the daughter of 2008 presidential candidate and U.S. ...more

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Chelsea Kane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 30

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Chelsea Kane (born Chelsea Kane Staub; September 15, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Stella Malone in the Disney Channel sitcom television series Jonas and ...more
Gabrielle Giffords is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 48

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Gabrielle Dee Giffords (born June 8, 1970) is an American politician from Arizona and a gun control advocate. As a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, she ...more

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Cesar Chavez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Dec. at 66 (1927-1993)

Birthplace: Yuma, Arizona

Cesar Chavez (born César Estrada Chávez, locally [ˈsesaɾ esˈtɾaða ˈtʃaβes]; March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993) was an American labor leader and Latino American civil rights ...more
Matt Dallas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 36

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Matthew Joseph Dallas (born October 21, 1982) is an American actor, best known for playing the title character on the ABC Family series Kyle XY.
Richard Kleindienst is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Dec. at 77 (1923-2000)

Birthplace: Winslow, Arizona, United States of America

Richard Gordon Kleindienst /kline-DEENST/ (August 5, 1923 – February 3, 2000) was an American lawyer, politician, and a U.S. Attorney General during the Watergate political scandal.
Monica Crowley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 50

Birthplace: Arizona, United States of America

Monica Crowley (born September 19, 1968) is the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. She has been a political commentator and lobbyist. She was a Fox ...more
Jonathan Rauch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 58

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Jonathan Charles Rauch (; born April 26, 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American author, journalist, and activist. After graduating from Yale University, Rauch worked at the Winston-Salem ...more
Timothy Creamer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 59

Birthplace: Huachuca City, Arizona

Timothy "TJ" Creamer (born November 15, 1959) is a NASA flight director, retired astronaut and a colonel in the United States Army. Creamer was born in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, but ...more
Samuel Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 49

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Samuel Garza Bernstein is an award-winning screenwriter, director and author (born 1970) who grew up all over the world, living in Cairo, Honolulu, Austin, Phoenix, Albuquerque, New York City, ...more
Rosemary DeCamp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Dec. at 91 (1910-2001)

Birthplace: Prescott, Arizona, United States of America

Rosemary DeCamp (November 14, 1910 – February 20, 2001) was an American radio, film, and television actress.
Pablo Francisco is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 45

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Pablo Ridson Francisco (born January 4, 1974) is an American stand-up comedian. He started his career doing improv in Tempe, Arizona.
Sharon Leal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 46

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, USA

Sharon Ann Leal (born October 17, 1972) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles in movies such as Dreamgirls, This Christmas, Why Did I Get Married?, Why Did I Get Married ...more
Ted Sarandos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 54

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

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) 21 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 58

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Linda Eder (; born February 3, 1961) 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 ...more
Gabrielle Carteris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 58

Birthplace: Phoenix, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Gabrielle Anne Carteris (born January 2, 1961) is an American actress and trade union leader. Her best known acting role was as Andrea Zuckerman during the early seasons of the 1990s television ...more
Rileah Vanderbilt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Age: 39

Birthplace: Arizona, Phoenix, USA

Rileah Elizabeth Vanderbilt is an American actress and producer.
Chalmers Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Arizona
Dec. at 79 (1931-2010)

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Chalmers Ashby Johnson (August 6, 1931 – November 20, 2010) was an American author and professor emeritus of the University of California, San Diego. He served in the Korean War, was a ...more
Sari Horwitz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Arizona

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona

Sari Horwitz is a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning member of The Washington Post's investigation unit. A reporter for The Washington Post since 1984, she has covered crime, homeland security, ...more