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Famous People From Idaho

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

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If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Idaho?" or "Which celebrities were born in Idaho?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Torrie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 43

Birthplace: Boise, Idaho, United States of America

Torrie Anne Wilson (born July 24, 1975) is an American professional wrestler, model, fitness competitor, blogger, and actress. She is best known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment ...more

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Amanda Moore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Amanda Moore Age: 39

Birthplace: Idaho

Amanda Leigh Moore (born April 10, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She signed with Epic Records in 1999 and came to fame with the release of her debut single ...more
Harmon Killebrew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Dec. at 75 (1936-2011)

Birthplace: Payette, Idaho, United States of America

Harmon Clayton Killebrew, Jr.(; June 29, 1936 – May 17, 2011), nicknamed "The Killer" and "Hammerin' Harmon", was an American professional baseball first baseman, third ...more

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Sherry Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 77

Birthplace: Wendell, Idaho, United States of America

Sherry D. Jackson (born February 15, 1942) is a retired American actress and former child star.
Ezra Pound is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Dec. at 87 (1885-1972)

Birthplace: Hailey, Idaho

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic, and a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement. His contribution to poetry ...more

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James F. Reilly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 64

Birthplace: Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho

James Francis Reilly II (born March 18, 1954) is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut. He flew on three space shuttle missions: STS-89, STS-104 and STS-117. Reilly is the current ...more
Scout LaRue Willis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Scout LaRue Willis Age: 27

Birthplace: Sun Valley, Idaho, United States of America

Scout LaRue Willis is an actress.
Angelyne is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 61

Birthplace: Idaho, USA

Angelyne (born Ronia Tamar Goldberg, October 2, 1950) is an American singer, actress, personality and model who came to prominence in 1984 after the appearance of a series of iconic billboards ...more
Dayton Leroy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Dayton Leroy Rogers Age: 65

Birthplace: Moscow, Idaho

Dayton Leroy Rogers (born September 30, 1953) is a serial killer currently on Oregon's death row at the Oregon State Penitentiary for six murders. He has been tied to the murders of seven women. ...more
Bryan Fuller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 49

Birthplace: Lewiston, Idaho

Bryan Fuller is an American television writer and producer who has created a number of television series, including Dead Like Me, Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies, Hannibal, and American Gods. ...more
Kaitlyn Farrington is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 29

Birthplace: Hailey, Idaho

Kaitlyn Brooke Farrington is a former American professional snowboarder who grew up on a cattle ranch near Bellevue, Idaho, and now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. She won the gold medal in the ...more

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La Monte Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 83

Birthplace: Bern, Idaho, United States of America

La Monte Thornton Young (born October 14, 1935) is an American avant-garde composer, musician, and artist recognized as one of the first American minimalist composers. His works are cited as ...more
Gene Scott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Dec. at 76 (1929-2005)

Birthplace: Buhl, Idaho

William Eugene Scott (August 14, 1929 – February 21, 2005) was an American pastor and teacher who served for almost 50 years as an ordained minister and broadcaster in Los Angeles, California.
Sharon Allen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 67

Birthplace: Kimberly, Idaho

Sharon Allen is Chairman of the Board of Directors of DeloitteLLP. She was first elected in this position in 2003 and re-elected in 2007. Upon her election as board chairman, Allen became the ...more
Sacagawea is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Idaho

Birthplace: Salmon, Idaho

Sacagawea (; also Sakakawea or Sacajawea; May 1788 – December 20, 1812) was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition in achieving their chartered mission objectives by ...more

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Pappy Boyington is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Dec. at 76 (1912-1988)

Birthplace: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (December 4, 1912 – January 11, 1988) was an American combat pilot who was a United States Marine Corps fighter ace during World War II. He received both the ...more
Jeremy Shada is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 22

Birthplace: Boise, Idaho, United States of America

Jaden Jeremy Shada (born January 21, 1997) is an American actor, voice actor, singer and musician who is best known for his work as the voice of Finn the Human from the American animated ...more
Marjorie Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Dec. at 80 (1917-1997)

Birthplace: Buhl, Idaho, United States of America

Marjorie Reynolds (née Goodspeed; August 12, 1917 – February 1, 1997) was an American film/television actress and dancer, who appeared in more than 50 films.
Jeanette Loff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Jeanette Loff Dec. at 36 (1906-1942)

Birthplace: Orofino, Idaho, United States of America

Jeanette Loff (born Janette Clarinda Lov; October 9, 1906 – August 4, 1942) was an American actress, musician, and singer who came to prominence for her appearances in several Pathé ...more
Brandi Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 48

Birthplace: Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA

Brandi Dawn Sherwood (born January 13, 1971) is an American model and pageant winner. She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She was Miss USA 1997 and (at age 18) Miss Teen USA 1989 and was a ...more
Christian Richard Jacobs... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 47

Birthplace: Rexburg, Idaho, United States of America

Christian Richards Jacobs (born January 11, 1972) is an American musician, television producer, voice actor and former child actor. He is perhaps most recognized as the co-creator of the ...more
Kristin Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 45

Birthplace: Boise, Idaho, United States of America

Kristin Armstrong (born August 11, 1973) is a former professional road bicycle racer and three-time Olympic gold medalist, the winner of the women's individual time trial in 2008, 2012, and ...more
Parley P. Christensen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Parley P. Christensen Dec. at 85 (1869-1954)

Birthplace: Weston, Idaho

Parley Parker Christensen (July 19, 1869 – February 10, 1954) was an American politician and nominee of the Farmer–Labor Party for President of the United States in 1920. He was member of the ...more
Victor Wooten is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Age: 54

Birthplace: Mountain Home, Idaho, United States of America

Victor Lemonte Wooten (born September 11, 1964) is an American bass guitarist, record producer, educator, and recipient of five Grammy Awards. He has been the bassist for Béla Fleck and ...more

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Grant Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Idaho
Dec. at 78 (1918-1996)

Birthplace: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States of America

Frank Grant Sawyer (December 14, 1918 – February 19, 1996) was an American politician. He was the 21st Governor of Nevada from 1959 to 1967. He was a member of the Democratic Party.