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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

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, USA

    Eva Jacqueline Bastón (born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director,... more on Wikipedia

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    #209 of 409 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2020, Ranked#9 of 96 The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

  • Farrah Fawcett

    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... more on Wikipedia

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    #151 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#325 of 853 The Best Actresses in Film History

  • Bobby Labonte

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Robert Allen Labonte (born May 8, 1964) is an American professional stock car racing driver.... more on Wikipedia
  • Brian Leetch

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Brian Joseph Leetch (born March 3, 1968) is an American former professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia

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    #32 of 502 The Best NHL Players of All Time#9 of 116 The Best Defensemen in NHL History

  • Billy Powell

    Billy Powell

    Dec. at 57 (1952-2009)

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Corpus Christi

    William Norris "Billy" Powell (June 3, 1952 – January 28, 2009) was an American musician and a... more on Wikipedia
  • Leslie Sanchez

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    Leslie Sanchez (born 1971, Corpus Christi, TX) is a Latina American author, political pundit... more on Wikipedia
  • Bobby Julich

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Robert Julich, popularly called Bobby Julich, (born on November 18, 1971, in Corpus Christi,... more on Wikipedia
  • Bryan Culbertson

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

  • David Carson

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Corpus Christi

    David Carson (born September 8, 1955) is an American graphic designer, art director and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lars Eighner

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Laurence "Lars" Eighner Hexamer (born Laurence Vail Eighner; November 25, 1948) is the author... more on Wikipedia
  • Larry Norman

    Larry Norman

    Dec. at 61 (1947-2008)

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Larry David Norman (April 8, 1947 – February 24, 2008) was an American musician, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #119 of 162 1970s Christian Pop Artists#273 of 316 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

  • Sean Bobbitt

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Sean Francis Bobbitt, B.S.C. (born 29 November 1958) is an American-born British... more on Wikipedia
  • Chet Edwards

    BirthplaceTexas, Nueces County, Area code 361, Contiguous United States, Corpus Christi

    Thomas Chester Edwards (born November 24, 1951) is an American politician who was a United... more on Wikipedia
  • Laura Claycomb

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

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

    Age: 82

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, USA

  • BirthplaceTexas, USA, Corpus Christi

  • Steve Barnes

    Age: 53

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

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

    Toni Adams

    Dec. at 46 (1964-2010)

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

    Toni Leah Adams (née Collins) (August 19, 1964 – June 24, 2010) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Gregory Singer

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

    Gregory Singer is an actor.
  • Traci Odom

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Corpus Christi

    Traci Odom is an actress.
  • Charles Green

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Corpus Christi

    Charles Green is an actor.
  • Frank Mendez

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

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

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Corpus Christi

    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... more on Wikipedia
  • Sidney Hodge

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas

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