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Famous People From Idaho

Updated June 8, 2017 27.4k views738 items

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.

The list you're viewing contains people like John Foreman and Logan Emory.

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.
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  • Torrie Wilson

    BirthplaceBoise, Idaho, United States of America

    Torrie Anne Wilson (born July 24, 1975) is an American professional wrestler, model, fitness... more on Wikipedia

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  • Amanda Moore

    Amanda Moore

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceIdaho

    Amanda Leigh Moore (born April 10, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harmon Killebrew

    Harmon Killebrew

    Dec. at 75 (1936-2011)

    BirthplacePayette, Idaho, United States of America

    Harmon Clayton Killebrew, Jr.(; June 29, 1936 – May 17, 2011), nicknamed "The Killer" and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Sherry Jackson

    BirthplaceWendell, Idaho, United States of America

    Sherry D. Jackson (born February 15, 1942) is a retired American actress and former child star.
  • Ezra Pound

    Ezra Pound

    Dec. at 87 (1885-1972)

    BirthplaceHailey, Idaho

    Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet... more on Wikipedia

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  • James F. Reilly

    BirthplaceMountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho

    James Francis Reilly II (born March 18, 1954) is an American geologist and a former NASA... more on Wikipedia
  • Scout LaRue Willis

    Scout LaRue Willis

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceSun Valley, Idaho, United States of America

    Scout LaRue Willis is an actress.
  • Angelyne

    Angelyne

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceIdaho, USA

    Angelyne (born Ronia Tamar Goldberg, October 2, 1950) is an American singer, actress,... more on Wikipedia
  • Dayton Leroy Rogers

    Dayton Leroy Rogers

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceMoscow, Idaho

    Dayton Leroy Rogers (born September 30, 1953) is a serial killer currently on Oregon's death... more on Wikipedia

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    #102 of 130 Famous American Serial Killers#4 of 8 8 Sadistic Killers Who Put Their Victims In Collars And Leashes

  • Bryan Fuller

    BirthplaceLewiston, Idaho

    Bryan Fuller is an American television writer and producer who has created a number of... more on Wikipedia
  • Kaitlyn Farrington

    BirthplaceHailey, Idaho

    Kaitlyn Brooke Farrington is a former American professional snowboarder who grew up on a... more on Wikipedia

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  • La Monte Young

    BirthplaceBern, Idaho, United States of America

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  • Gene Scott

    Gene Scott

    Dec. at 76 (1929-2005)

    BirthplaceBuhl, Idaho

    William Eugene Scott (August 14, 1929 – February 21, 2005) was an American pastor and teacher... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceKimberly, Idaho

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  • Sacagawea
    Sacagawea (; also Sakakawea or Sacajawea; May 1788 – December 20, 1812) was a Lemhi Shoshone... more on Wikipedia

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  • Pappy Boyington

    Pappy Boyington

    Dec. at 76 (1912-1988)

    BirthplaceCoeur d'Alene, Idaho

    Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (December 4, 1912 – January 11, 1988) was an American combat pilot... more on Wikipedia
  • Jeremy Shada

    BirthplaceBoise, Idaho, United States of America

    Jaden Jeremy Shada (born January 21, 1997) is an American actor, voice actor, singer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Marjorie Reynolds

    Marjorie Reynolds

    Dec. at 80 (1917-1997)

    BirthplaceBuhl, Idaho, United States of America

    Marjorie Reynolds (née Goodspeed; August 12, 1917 – February 1, 1997) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Jeanette Loff

    Jeanette Loff

    Dec. at 36 (1906-1942)

    BirthplaceOrofino, Idaho, United States of America

    Jeanette Loff (born Janette Clarinda Lov; October 9, 1906 – August 4, 1942) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Brandi Sherwood

    BirthplaceIdaho Falls, Idaho, United States of America

    Brandi Dawn Sherwood (born January 13, 1971) is an American model and pageant winner. She was... more on Wikipedia
  • Christian Richard Jacobs

    BirthplaceRexburg, Idaho, United States of America

    Christian Richards Jacobs (born January 11, 1972) is an American musician, television... more on Wikipedia
  • Kristin Armstrong

    BirthplaceBoise, Idaho, United States of America

    Kristin Armstrong (born August 11, 1973) is a former professional road bicycle racer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Parley P. Christensen

    Dec. at 85 (1869-1954)

    BirthplaceWeston, Idaho

    Parley Parker Christensen (July 19, 1869 – February 10, 1954) was an American politician and... more on Wikipedia
  • Victor Wooten

    BirthplaceMountain Home, Idaho, United States of America

    Victor Lemonte Wooten (born September 11, 1964) is an American bass guitarist, record... more on Wikipedia

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  • Grant Sawyer

    Dec. at 78 (1918-1996)

    BirthplaceTwin Falls, Idaho, United States of America

    Frank Grant Sawyer (December 14, 1918 – February 19, 1996) was an American politician. He was... more on Wikipedia