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Famous People From Florida

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

People on this list include Elizabeth Meriwether and Jim Stork.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Florida?" or "Which celebrities were born in Florida?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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Eva Mendes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 44
Eva Mendes is an American actress, model, singer and designer. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and ...more
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Victoria Justice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 22
Victoria Dawn Justice is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She debuted as an actress at the age of 10 and has since appeared in several films and television series including the ...more
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Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 25
Ariana Grande (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. As one of the world's leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for her wide vocal range. Grande has ...more
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Diora Baird is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 35
Diora Lynn Baird is an American actress and former model for Guess? who has appeared in films such as Wedding Crashers.
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Perez Hilton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 40
Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr., known professionally as Perez Hilton, is an American blogger, columnist and television personality. His blog, PerezHilton.com, is known for posts covering gossip ...more
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Faye Dunaway is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 78
Dorothy Faye Dunaway is an Academy Award-winning American actress who rose to prominence in the late 1960s with the films Bonnie and Clyde and The Thomas Crown Affair. She began her acting ...more
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Kelly Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 32
Betty White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, author, producer, radio host, singer, and television personality. In 2013, the Guinness World Records ...more
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Alexa Vega is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 30
Alexa Ellesse Pena Vega is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids film series and Shilo Wallace in the film Repo! The Genetic Opera. In ...more
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Fred Durst is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 48
William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director from Jacksonville, Florida. He spent his formative years playing in a number of local bands in Jacksonville, ...more
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Carrot Top is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 54
Scott Thompson, better known by his stage name Carrot Top, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, singer, and comedian, best known for his bright red hair, prop ...more
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Bella Thorne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 21
Annabella Avery Thorne (born October 8, 1997) is an American actress and singer. She played Ruthy Spivey in the television series My Own Worst Enemy, Tancy Henrickson in the fourth season of Big ...more
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Jenn Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 37
Jennifer Lynne Brown is an American television personality who is a sportscaster, TV host, producer, and a model. Brown was formerly a reporter for ESPN – for both College GameDay and College ...more
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Amy Dumas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 43
Amy Christine Dumas, better known by the stage name/ring name Lita, is an American former professional wrestler, and singer. She performed with WWE from 2000 to 2006, and has since made ...more
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Sable is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 51
Rena Marlette Lesnar, better known as Sable, is an American model, actress, and retired professional wrestler. She is primarily known for her time in WWE. Before gaining popularity in the world ...more
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Sidney Poitier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 92
Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE, is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author and diplomat. In 1964, Poitier became the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role ...more
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Isabel Lucas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 34
Isabel Lucas is an Australian actress and model. She is best known for her roles in Home and Away, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Daybreakers, The Pacific, Immortals, and Red Dawn. In ...more
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Wesley Snipes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 56
Wesley Trent Snipes is an American actor, film producer, and martial artist. He is best known for his role as the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade film trilogy. He formed a production ...more
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Sarah Paulson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 44
Sarah Catherine Paulson is an American film, stage, and television actress. She began acting on stage, and in the 1990s starred in American Gothic, and Jack & Jill. She later appeared in ...more
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Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 47
Marco Antonio Rubio is the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of ...more
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Mindy McCready is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Florida
Dec. at 38 (1975-2013)
Malinda Gayle "Mindy" McCready was an American country music singer. Active from 1995 until her death in 2013, she recorded a total of five studio albums. Her debut album, 1996's Ten ...more
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Tiffany Fallon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 44
Tiffany Fallon is an American model. In 2004, she was photographed by Stephen Wayda for Playboy and was named Playmate of the Month for December. She was also named Playmate of the Year for
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Yoanna House is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 38
Yoanna House is an American fashion model and television host, best known as the winner of Cycle 2 of America's Next Top Model.
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Amanda Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 39
Amanda Moore is an American model.
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Riley Shy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 33
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Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Florida
age 49
Joseph Francis "Joe" Buck is an American sportscaster and the son of legendary sportscaster Jack Buck. He has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Fox Sports, including ...more