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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.
  • BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    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 was...  more

    #97 of 147 Hottest Female Celebrities in Their 40s in 2015#9 of 100 The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses#167 of 253 The Best American Actresses Working Today

  • Farrah Fawcett

    Dec. at 62 (1947-2009)

    BirthplaceCorpus 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, Fawcett...  more

    #140 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#58 of 238 Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?#725 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

  • BirthplaceCorpus 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 Euro...  more
  • BirthplaceCorpus 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 Leafs,...  more
  • Billy Powell

    Dec. at 56 (1952-2009)

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    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 2009....  more
  • BirthplaceCorpus 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
  • BirthplaceCorpus 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 ProTour...  more
  • BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

  • BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    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 the art...  more
  • BirthplaceCorpus 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 late 1980s; the...  more
  • Larry Norman

    Dec. at 60 (1947-2008)

    BirthplaceCorpus 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 Christian...  more

    #53 of 121 The Best 1970s Christian Pop Artists#310 of 316 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years#150 of 231 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

  • BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Sean Francis Bobbitt, B.S.C. (born 29 November 1958) is an American-born British cinematographer....  more
  • BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    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, he...  more
  • Laura Claycomb

    Age: 53

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Laura Claycomb (born August 23, 1968) is an American lyric coloratura soprano opera singer....  more
  • Zeme North

    Age: 83

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, USA

  • BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

  • Steve Barnes

    Age: 54

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    Steve Barnes is an actor, film producer and TV host....  more
  • Toni Adams

    Dec. at 45 (1964-2010)

    BirthplaceCorpus 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 the 1980s...  more
  • Gregory Singer

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    Gregory Singer is an actor....
  • Traci Odom

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    Traci Odom is an actress....
  • Charles Green

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Corpus Christi

    Charles Green is an actor....
  • Frank Mendez

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    Frank Mendez appeared in the 1997 film Selena....
  • Misti See

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    Misti See is an actress....
  • Carlos DeLuna

    Dec. at 27 (1962-1989)

    BirthplaceCorpus 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

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

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