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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 Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman. Longoria's career began in 1998, when she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi, and later began ...more

Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Died at 62 (1947-2009) Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett was an American actress and artist. A four-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Fawcett rose to international fame when she posed for her ...more

Nina Mercedez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 38 Nina Mercedez, formerly known as simply Mercedez, is the stage name of an American entrepreneur, pornographic actress, model, feature dancer, director, producer, photographer, fashion designer, ...more

Bobby Labonte is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 53 Robert Allen "Bobby" Labonte is an American stock car racing driver. The 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion, he competes part-time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, driving the No. ...more

Brian Leetch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 50 Brian Joseph Leetch is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played 18 National Hockey League seasons with the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Boston Bruins. He is ...more

Billy Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Died at 57 (1952-2009) William Norris "Billy" Powell was an American musician and a longtime keyboardist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1970 until his death in 2009.

Leslie Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 47 Leslie Sanchez is an American author, political pundit affiliated with the Republican Party, and founder/CEO of Impacto Group LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based market research and consulting firm.

Bobby Julich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 46 Robert Julich, most commonly referred to as Bobby Julich, is an American former professional road bicycle racer who last rode for Team CSC in the UCI ProTour racing series. He got his ...more

Bryan Culbertson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi

David Carson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 63 David Carson 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 the art director for the ...more

Lars Eighner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 69 Lars Eighner is the author of Travels with Lizbeth, a memoir of homelessness in the American Southwest during the late 1980s; the included essay "On Dumpster Diving," which is widely ...more

Larry Norman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Died at 61 (1947-2008) Larry David Norman was an American musician, singer, songwriter, record label owner, and record producer. He was considered to be one of the pioneers of Christian rock music, and released more ...more

Sean Bobbitt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 59 Sean Francis Bobbitt, B.S.C. is an American-born British cinematographer.

Chet Edwards is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 66 Thomas Chester "Chet" Edwards is an American politician who was a United States Representative from Texas, representing a district based in Waco, from 1991 to 2011. Previously, he ...more

Laura Claycomb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Laura Claycomb age 49 Laura Claycomb is an American lyric coloratura soprano opera singer.

Zeme North is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Zeme North age 80

Jimmy Willden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 34

Steve Barnes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Steve Barnes age 50 Steve Barnes is an actor, film producer and TV host.

Toni Adams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Toni Adams Died at 46 (1964-2010) Toni Leah Adams was an American professional wrestling manager and valet who appeared in several North American regional promotions during the 1980s including the Universal Wrestling Federation ...more

Gregory Singer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Gregory Singer age 60 Gregory Singer is an actor.

Traci Odom is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Traci Odom age 57 Traci Odom is an actress.

Charles Green is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Charles Green age 62 Charles Green is an actor.

Frank Mendez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Frank Mendez age 55 Frank Mendez appeared in the 1997 film Selena.

Misti See is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Misti See age 42 Misti See is an actress.

Carlos DeLuna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Carlos DeLuna Died at 27 (1962-1989) 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) 26 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Sidney Hodge age 27 Sidney Hodge is an American Football Defensive back for UNLV Rebels.

Roland Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Roland Gutierrez age 42 Rolando Gutierrez is best known as a keyboardist and music producer with credits from DJ Kane, Jennifer Peña, Chris Pérez Band, Thalía and Verónica Castro just to ...more

Whitney Lewis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Whitney Lewis age 32 Whitney Lewis is a former American college football player. Lewis started his college career at University of Southern California in 2003, but transferred to the University of Northern Iowa ...more

Johnny Roland is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Johnny Roland age 74 Johnny Earl Roland is a former American football player and coach. He played as a running back in the National Football League for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1966 to 1972 and the New York ...more

Oscar Braynon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Oscar Braynon age 41 Oscar Braynon, II is a Democratic member of the Florida State Senate, representing the 36th District, which includes Biscayne Park, Miami Gardens, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, and West Park in ...more

Steve De Marco is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Steve De Marco age 43 Steven "Steve" Martinez is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Steve DeMarco. He is currently working for the Pro Wrestling Alliance, and is also well ...more

Joe Gallardo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Joe Gallardo age 78 Jose "Joe" Gallardo is an American jazz musician and composer. He composed the title track of the Mongo Santamaria album Amanecer, which won the 1978 Grammy Award for Best Latin ...more

Charles Johnson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Charles Johnson Died at 58 (1949-2007) Charles "Charlie" Johnson was an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors and the Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association. He was an ...more

Jessie Pavelka is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 35 Jessie Pavelka is an American fitness expert and television host, specialising in extreme weight loss. In the United Kingdom, he was the presenter of Obese: A Year to Save My Life on Sky1 and ...more

Pepe Serna is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 73 Pepe Serna is an American film and television actor and artist. Serna's first break in movies came in 1970 on the Roger Corman directed film The Student Nurses. Over the years Serna has appeared ...more

Gary Reed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Gary Reed age 36 Gary Reed is a Canadian retired middle distance runner. He currently holds the Canadian record in the 800 metre run with a time of 1:43.68. On September 2, 2007, he won the silver medal in the ...more

Mitch Morris is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 38 Mitch Morris is an American actor. His full birth name is John Mitchell Morris.

Clint Culp is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 48 Clint Culp is an actor.

Henry Grover is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Died at 78 (1927-2005) Henry Cushing Grover, usually known as Hank Grover, was a conservative politician from the U.S. state of Texas best known for his relatively narrow defeat as the Republican gubernatorial nominee ...more

Stephen Apostolina is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 59 Stephen F. Apostolina is an American voice actor who is also known as Steve Apostolina.

George Conrad Westervelt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
George Conrad Westervelt Died at 77 (1879-1956) George Conrad Westervelt was an U.S. Navy engineer who created the company "Pacific Aero Products Co." together with William Boeing. Westervelt left the company in 1916 and Boeing ...more

Martha Tilton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Died at 91 (1915-2006) Martha Tilton was an American popular singer during America's swing era and traditional pop period. She is best known for her 1939 recording of "And the Angels Sing" with Benny ...more

Bond Gideon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Bond Gideon is a United States actress, born in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is best remembered for her work on television shows in the 1970s and 1980s. She was the second actress to play Jill ...more

Revilo P. Oliver is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Died at 86 (1908-1994) Revilo Pendleton Oliver was an American professor of Classical philology, Spanish, and Italian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, who wrote and polemicized extensively for white ...more

Sidney Sheinberg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 83 Sidney Jay "Sid" Sheinberg is a lawyer and American entertainment executive. He is married to actress Lorraine Gary. Sheinberg is also known for discovering Steven Spielberg.

Patrick Bissell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Patrick Bissell Died at 30 (1957-1987) Walter Patrick Bissell was an American danseur. He was a leading principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. On his death at age 30 from a drug overdose, he was described by the artistic ...more

Clint Gresham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Clint Gresham age 29 Clint Gresham is an American football long snapper for the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. Originally signed as an undrafted free agent for the 2010 season ...more

Larry Cashion is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Larry Cashion age 48 Larry Cashion is an actor.

David Freese is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
age 34 David Richard Freese is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball. Formerly with the St. Louis Cardinals, he was instrumental ...more

Devon Allman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Corpus Christi
Devon Allman age 45 Devon Allman is a vocalist, guitarist, keyboard player and songwriter. He is the founder and bandleader of Honeytribe,. In addition to creating two albums and leading multiple tours across North ...more