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Famous People From Florida

Updated June 14, 2019 85.4k views951 items

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

    Eva Mendes

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Miami

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    Victoria Justice

    BirthplaceHollywood, Florida, United States of America

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  • 3
    Ariana Grande

    BirthplaceBoca Raton, Florida, United States of America

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    Diora Baird

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Miami

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    Perez Hilton

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

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    Faye Dunaway

    BirthplaceBascom, Florida, United States of America

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    Kelly Kelly

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, USA

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    Alexa Vega

    Alexa Vega

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, USA

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    Fred Durst

    Fred Durst

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, USA

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    Carrot Top

    Carrot Top

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceRockledge, Florida, United States of America

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    Bella Thorne

    BirthplacePembroke Pines, Florida, United States of America

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    Jenn Brown

    Jenn Brown

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceGainesville, Florida, United States of America

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    Amy Dumas

    Amy Dumas

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

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    Sable

    Sable

    Age: 53

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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  • 15
    Sidney Poitier

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Miami

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  • 16
    Isabel Lucas

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

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  • 17
    Wesley Snipes

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

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    Sarah Paulson

    BirthplaceTampa, Florida, United States of America

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    Marco Rubio

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, USA

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  • 20
    Mindy McCready

    Mindy McCready

    Dec. at 38 (1975-2013)

    BirthplaceFort Myers, Florida, United States of America

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  • 21
    Yoanna House

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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  • 22
    Amanda Moore

    Amanda Moore

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceIdaho

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  • 23
    Joe Buck

    Joe Buck

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceSt. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

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  • 24
    Deion Sanders

    BirthplaceFort Myers, Florida, USA

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  • 25
    Rhea Durham

    BirthplaceLakeland, Florida, United States of America

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