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Famous People From Los Angeles

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

People include everything from Melissa Gilbert to Beverly Peele.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Los Angeles?" or "Which celebrities were born in Los Angeles?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 43
Angelina Jolie (; née Voight, formerly Jolie Pitt, born June 4, 1975) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. The recipient of such accolades as an Academy Award and three ...more
Kristen Stewart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 28
Kristen Jaymes Stewart (born April 9, 1990) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a César Award, which she was the first American ...more
Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 46
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow () (born September 27, 1972) is an American actress, singer, author, and businesswoman. She has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and two ...more
Rachel Bilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 37
Rachel Bilson (born August 25, 1981) is an American actress. Born to a California show business family, Bilson made her television debut in 2003, and then landed the role of Summer Roberts on ...more
Kate Hudson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 39
Kate Garry Hudson (born April 19, 1979) is an American actress, author, and fashion designer. She rose to prominence for her performance in the film Almost Famous (2000), for which she won a ...more
Minka Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 38
Minka Kelly (born Minka Dumont Dufay; June 24, 1980) is an American actress. Her first starring role was in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006–2009) and she has also appeared on the ...more
Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 45
Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973), also known as BanX, is an American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author, model, and occasional singer. Born in Inglewood, ...more
Leonardo DiCaprio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 44
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (, Italian: [diˈkaːprjo]; born November 11, 1974) is an American actor, film producer, and environmentalist. His accolades include an Academy Award and three Golden ...more
Christina Applegate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 47
Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress and dancer. As an adolescent actress, she started playing the role of Kelly Bundy on the Fox sitcom Married... with Children ...more
Rashida Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 42
Rashida Leah Jones (; born February 25, 1976) is an American actress, writer, and producer. She is known for starring as Ann Perkins on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), ...more
Kate Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 32
Katherine Ann Bosworth (born January 2, 1983) is an American actress and model. Following minor roles in the films The Horse Whisperer (1998) and Remember the Titans (2000), she rose to ...more
Odette Annable is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 33
Odette Juliette Annable (née Yustman; born May 10, 1985) is an American actress. She is known for various roles in film and television, including her starring role as Dr. Jessica Adams in ...more
Khloé Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 34
Khloé Alexandra Kardashian (born June 27, 1984) is an American media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, and entrepreneur. Since 2007, she has starred with her family in the ...more
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 38
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (; born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur. As a child, Gordon-Levitt appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels ...more
Jodie Foster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 56
Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, director, and producer. She has received two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, two ...more
Ashley Judd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 50
Ashley Judd (born Ashley Tyler Ciminella; April 19, 1968) is an American actress, and a political activist. She grew up in a family of performing artists: she is the daughter of country music ...more
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 38
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (; born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. He began ...more
Katie Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 32
Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy (born November 25, 1986; also known as Katie Cassidy Rodgers following her marriage) is an American actress. Following several minor television roles, she came to ...more
Tori Spelling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 45
Victoria Davey Spelling (born May 16, 1973) is an American actress, television personality, socialite and author. She is most widely known from her first major role, Donna Martin, on Beverly ...more
Corey Feldman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 44
Corey Scott Feldman (born July 16, 1971) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He became well known during the 1980s, with roles as a youth in films such as Gremlins (1984), The Goonies ...more
Mary-Kate Olsen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 32
Mary-Kate Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is an American fashion designer, actress and producer. She began her acting career one year after her birth, sharing the role of Michelle Tanner with her ...more
Haley Joel Osment is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 30
Haley Joel Osment (born April 10, 1988) is an American actor. After a series of roles in television and film during the 1990s, including a minor part in Forrest Gump playing the title ...more
Gina Gershon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 56
Gina L. Gershon (born June 10, 1962) is an American actress, singer, and author. She had roles in the films Cocktail (1988), Showgirls (1995), Bound (1996), Face/Off (1997), The Insider (1999), ...more
Candice Bergen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 72
Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress and former fashion model. She won five Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her eleven seasons as the title character on ...more
Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 39
Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the lead singer for the pop rock band Maroon 5. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Levine ...more