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Famous People From Corpus Christi

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

This list contains people like Debbie Cook and Gabriel R. Martinez.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Corpus Christi?" or "Which celebrities were born in Corpus Christi?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Eva Longoria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 43

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

Eva Jacqueline Bastón (born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, activist, and businesswoman. After a number of guest roles on several television series, Longoria ...more

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Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Dec. at 62 (1947-2009)

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Farrah Leni Fawcett (February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009) was an American actress of stage and screen, model, and artist. A four-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, ...more

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Bobby Labonte is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 54

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Robert Allen Labonte (born May 8, 1964) is an American professional stock car racing driver. The 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion, he currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Whelen ...more
Brian Leetch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 50

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Brian Joseph Leetch (born March 3, 1968) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who played 18 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons with the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple ...more

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Billy Powell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Dec. at 57 (1952-2009)

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

William Norris "Billy" Powell (June 3, 1952 – January 28, 2009) was an American musician and a longtime keyboardist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 until his death in
Leslie Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 48

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Leslie Sanchez (born 1971, Corpus Christi, TX) is a Latina American author, political pundit affiliated with the Republican Party, and founder/CEO of Impacto Group LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based ...more
Bobby Julich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 47

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Robert Julich, popularly called Bobby Julich, (born on November 18, 1971, in Corpus Christi, Texas) is an American former professional road bicycle racer who last rode for Team CSC in the UCI ...more
Bryan Culbertson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 34

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

David Carson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 64

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

David Carson (born September 8, 1955) is an American graphic designer, art director and surfer. He is best known for his innovative magazine design, and use of experimental typography. He was ...more
Lars Eighner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 70

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Laurence "Lars" Eighner Hexamer (born Laurence Vail Eighner; November 25, 1948) is the author of Travels with Lizbeth, a memoir of homelessness in the American Southwest during the ...more
Larry Norman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Dec. at 61 (1947-2008)

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Larry David Norman (April 8, 1947 – February 24, 2008) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, record label owner, and record producer. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of ...more

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Sean Bobbitt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 60

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Sean Francis Bobbitt, B.S.C. (born 29 November 1958) is an American-born British cinematographer.
Chet Edwards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 67

Birthplace: Texas, Nueces County, Area code 361, Contiguous United States, Corpus Christi, + more

Thomas Chester Edwards (born November 24, 1951) is an American politician who was a United States Representative from Texas, representing a district based in Waco, from 1991 to 2011. Previously, ...more
Laura Claycomb is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Laura Claycomb Age: 50

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Laura Claycomb (born August 23, 1968) is an American lyric coloratura soprano opera singer.
Zeme North is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Zeme North Age: 81

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Jimmy Willden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Age: 35

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

Steve Barnes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Steve Barnes Age: 51

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Steve Barnes is an actor, film producer and TV host.
Toni Adams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Toni Adams Dec. at 46 (1964-2010)

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Toni Leah Adams (née Collins) (August 19, 1964 – June 24, 2010) was an American professional wrestling manager and valet who appeared in several North American regional promotions during ...more
Gregory Singer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Gregory Singer Age: 61

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Gregory Singer is an actor.
Traci Odom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Traci Odom Age: 58

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

Traci Odom is an actress.
Charles Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Charles Green Age: 63

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

Charles Green is an actor.
Frank Mendez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Frank Mendez Age: 56

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Frank Mendez appeared in the 1997 film Selena.
Misti See is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Misti See Age: 43

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

Misti See is an actress.
Carlos DeLuna is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Carlos DeLuna Dec. at 27 (1962-1989)

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Carlos DeLuna was an American man who was convicted of murder and executed by the State of Texas for the killing of a 24-year-old gas station attendant on the evening of February 4, 1983. Since ...more
Sidney Hodge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Sidney Hodge Age: 27

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

Sidney Hodge is an American Football Defensive back for UNLV Rebels.