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

List people include Betty Cuthbert, Ramone Cooper and many more.

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

Elle Macpherson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 54 Elle Macpherson is an Australian businesswoman, television host, model, and actress. She is well known for her record five cover appearances for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue beginning ...more

Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 36 Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski, better known by the stage name Yvonne Strahovski, is an Australian actress. She is known for portraying CIA Agent Sarah Walker in the NBC television series Chuck, ...more

Rose Byrne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 39 Mary Rose Byrne is an Australian actress. Byrne made her screen debut in 1994 with a small role in the film Dallas Doll. In 2000, she played a leading role in the Australian film The Goddess of ...more

Jessica Gomes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 33 Jessica Gomes is an Australian model who has appeared in the Swimsuit Issue of the American Publication Sports Illustrated since 2008. She works extensively in Australia and Asia. She has strong ...more

Portia de Rossi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 46 Portia Lee James DeGeneres, known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is an Australian actress, model and philanthropist, known for her roles as lawyer Nelle Porter on the television series Ally ...more

Nathan Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 40 Nathan Sharpe is a retired professional Australian rugby union player. He began his rugby career at the Queensland Reds in 1999 before joining the newly-created Western Force in 2006, where he ...more

Adam Ashley-Cooper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 34 Adam Ashley-Cooper is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for Australia, and for the NSW Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition.

Kurtley Beale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 30 Kurtley Beale is an Australian professional rugby union football player of Aboriginal descent. He plays for the New South Wales Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition and represents Australia ...more

Berrick Barnes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 32 Berrick Barnes is an Australian professional rugby union footballer. His usual position is fly-half or inside centre. He is currently signed with Japanese Top League club Panasonic Wild Knights, ...more

Abbie Cornish is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 36 Abbie Cornish is an Australian actress known for her film and television roles, particularly her award-winning lead performance in 2004's Somersault.

Scott Higginbotham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 32 Scott Higginbotham is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for and currently captains the Melbourne Rebels in the international Super Rugby competition. He plays Flanker and No. 8.

Ben Alexander is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Australia
Dec. at 21 (1971-1992) Ben Alexander was an Australian rugby league player for the Penrith Panthers in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership. He was the younger brother of Australian Rugby League international ...more

Ben Tapuai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 30 Ben Tapuai is a professional rugby player for the Queensland Reds. Tapuai grew up in Melbourne and is of Samoan heritage.

Claire Holt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 30 Claire Rhiannon Holt is an Australian actress, best known for her roles as Emma Gilbert on the television show H2O: Just Add Water, Chastity Meyer on Mean Girls 2, and Rebekah Mikaelson on The ...more

Dannii Minogue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 47 Danielle Jane "Dannii" Minogue is an Australian singer-songwriter, talent competition judge, actress, television and radio personality, and fashion designer. She rose to prominence in ...more

Jennifer Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 35 Jennifer Hawkins is an Australian model, brand ambassador, entrepreneur, television presenter and beauty queen best known for being crowned Miss Universe Australia and later the same year Miss ...more

Leigh Bowery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Australia
Dec. at 33 (1961-1994) Leigh Bowery was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, actor, pop star, model, and fashion designer, based in London. Bowery is considered one of the more influential figures in the ...more

Shanina Shaik is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 28 Shanina Shaik is a model from Melbourne, Australia.

David Koch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 62 David James Koch, nicknamed Kochie, is an Australian television presenter and financial commentator. He is also the Chairman of the Port Adelaide Football Club.

Drew Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 34 Drew Alan Mitchell is an Australian rugby union player. He usually plays on the wing or as fullback. Up to the 2006 season he played for the Queensland Reds. He played for the Western Force for ...more

Errol Flynn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Australia
Dec. at 50 (1909-1959) Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn was an Australian-American actor. He was known for his romantic swashbuckler roles in Hollywood films and his playboy lifestyle.

Cody Simpson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 22 Cody Robert Simpson is an Australian pop singer and actor from Gold Coast, Queensland, who was previously signed to US record label Atlantic Records.

Percy Grainger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Australia
Dec. at 79 (1882-1961) Percy Aldridge Grainger was an Australian-born composer, arranger and pianist. In the course of a long and innovative career he played a prominent role in the revival of interest in British folk ...more

Peter Tatchell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 67 Peter Gary Tatchell is an Australian-born British political campaigner best known for his work with LGBT social movements. Tatchell was selected as Labour Party Parliamentary candidate for ...more

Maia Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Australia
age 25 Maia Mitchell is an Australian actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Brittany Flune in the children's television series Mortified for the Nine Network, and as Natasha Hamilton in ...more