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

This list contains people like Undray Clark and Jessie Andrews.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Miami?" or "Which celebrities were born in Miami?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Eva Mendes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Miami
Eva Mendes age 43 - 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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Diora Baird is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Miami
Diora Baird age 34 - Diora Lynn Baird is an American actress and former model for Guess? who has appeared in films such as Wedding Crashers and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning.

Perez Hilton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Miami
Perez Hilton age 39 - 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

Alexa Vega is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Miami
Alexa Vega age 28 - 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

Sidney Poitier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Miami
Sidney Poitier age 90 - 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

Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Miami
Marco Rubio age 45 - 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

Brian Regan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Miami
Brian Regan age 58 - Brian Joseph Regan is an American stand-up comedian who uses observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor. His performances are relatively clean as he refrains from profanity and ...more

Adolfo Constanzo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Miami
Adolfo Constanzo Died at 27 (1962-1989) - Adolfo de Jesús Constanzo was an American serial killer, drug dealer and cult leader. His nickname was El Padrino de Matamoros.

Crystal Renn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Miami
Crystal Renn age 30 - Crystal Renn is an American fashion model and author.

Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Miami
Steve Carlton age 71 - Steven Norman "Steve" Carlton, nicknamed "Lefty", is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched from 1965 to 1988 for six different teams in his career, ...more

Lisette Linares is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Miami
Lisette Linares age 46 - Lisette Linares is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Fiji.

June Summers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Miami
June Summers age 46 - June Summers is an actress.

Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Miami
Frank Gore age 33 - Franklin Delano "Frank" Gore is an American football running back for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Miami. ...more

Bob Vila is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Miami
Bob Vila age 69 - Bob Vila is a television director, author and presenter.

Trina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Miami
Trina age 38 - Katrina Laverne Taylor, better known by her stage name Trina, is an American rapper and model from Miami, Florida. Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy's ...more

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Blake Ross is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Miami
Blake Ross age 30 - Blake Aaron Ross is an American Software Engineer who is best known for his work as the co-creator of the Mozilla Firefox internet browser with Dave Hyatt. In 2005, he was nominated for Wired ...more

Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Miami
Trevor Ariza age 31 - Trevor Anthony Ariza is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

Mary Stuart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Miami
Mary Stuart Died at 76 (1926-2002) - Mary Stuart was an American actress and singer/songwriter. She was born as Mary Stuart Houchins in Miami, Florida and grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she graduated from Tulsa Central High ...more

Paul Jennings Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Miami
Paul Jennings Hill Died at 49 (1954-2003) - Paul Jennings Hill was a convicted American murderer. Hill murdered abortion provider, Dr. John Britton, and Britton's bodyguard James Barrett in 1994. Hill was sentenced to death by lethal ...more

David Archuleta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Miami
David Archuleta age 26 - David James Archuleta is an American singer-songwriter and actor. At ten years old, he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances. ...more

Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Miami
Alex Rodriguez age 41 - Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American professional baseball third baseman and shortstop for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He ...more

Lew Allen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Miami
Lew Allen Died at 85 (1925-2010) - Lew Allen, Jr. was a United States Air Force four-star General who served as the tenth Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. As the Chief-of-Staff, Allen served as the senior uniformed Air Force ...more

Bruce Shoop is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Miami
Bruce Shoop age 49

Pedro José Greer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Miami
Pedro José Greer age 59 - Dr. Pedro "Joe" Greer, Jr. is an American physician. He is Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Chair of the Department of Humanities, Health and Society at the Florida International ...more

DJ Uncle Al is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Miami
DJ Uncle Al Died at 32 (1969-2001) - "DJ Uncle Al", born Albert Moss in Miami, Florida, was an American DJ. Moss was known for his trend setting and innovative abilities in music producing and broadcasting as well as his ...more

Teresita Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Miami
Teresita Fernandez age 47 - Teresita Fernández is an artist best known for her prominent public sculptures and unconventional use of materials. Fernández’s work is characterized by an interest in perception ...more

Priscilla Taylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Miami
Priscilla Taylor age 45 - Priscilla Lee Taylor is an American model and actress. She is Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for March 1996. Her centerfold was photographed by Richard Fegley. Taylor started modelling ...more

Winston E. Scott is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Miami
Winston E. Scott age 66 - Winston Elliott Scott is a retired United States Navy Captain and former NASA astronaut.

Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Miami
Andre Dawson age 61 - Andre Nolan Dawson, nicknamed "The Hawk" and "Awesome Dawson", is a former American professional baseball player. During a 21-year baseball career, he played for four ...more

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Derrick Thomas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Miami
Derrick Thomas Died at 33 (1967-2000) - Derrick Vincent Thomas, nicknamed D.T., was an American football linebacker and defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He played his entire 11-year career for ...more

Tessie Santiago is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Miami
Tessie Santiago age 41 - Tessie Santiago is an American actress of Cuban and Spanish descent. .

Madison Stone is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Miami
Madison Stone age 52 - Madison Stone is an American former pornographic actress and singer. She is currently a tattoo artist and tattoo shop owner.

Kenny Phillips is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Miami
Kenny Phillips age 29 - Kenneth Phillips is an American football safety for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants 31st overall in the 2008 NFL Draft. He played ...more

Betty Wright is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Miami
Betty Wright age 63 - Bessie Regina Norris, better known by her stage name, Betty Wright, is a Miami-based soul and R&B singer-songwriter, who won fame in the 1970s with hits such as "Clean Up Woman" ...more

DJ GQ is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Miami
DJ GQ age 39

Adriana Cataño is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Miami
Adriana Cataño Adriana Cataño is a Hispanic actress and television host. She has acted in Latin soap operas and has hosted programs on Univision Telemundo and Telefutura.

Matt Gerald is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Miami
Matt Gerald Matt Gerald is an American actor and screenwriter.

Xavier Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Miami
Xavier Rhodes age 25 - Xavier Rhodes is an American football cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Vikings in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played ...more

Chris Núñez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Miami
Chris Núñez age 42 - Chris Nunez is an American tattoo artist. He is the owner of Handcrafted Tattoo And Art Gallery, a tattoo shop located in Miami, Florida, and a judge on the Spike TV network's reality ...more

Candace Marie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Miami
Candace Marie age 31 - Candace Marie Celmer is an American actress and singer–songwriter. She released her debut album Becoming a Real Girl on February 24, 2009 under record label Music da Foz.

Chrissie Fit is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Miami
Chrissie Fit age 33 - Chrissie Marie Fit is an American actress and singer. In 2007, Fit rose to prominence after she was cast as the character Mercedes Juarez in the medical drama General Hospital. She is also known ...more

Jauretsi Saizarbitoria is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Miami
Jauretsi Saizarbitoria age 45 - Jauretsi Saizarbitoria is an American film director and editor.

Dan Jinks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Miami
Dan Jinks Dan Jinks is an American film and television producer. In February 2010, Jinks launched his own film and television production company, the Dan Jinks Company. In July 2011, he signed an overall ...more

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Tim Judge is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Miami
Tim Judge age 51 - Timothy Judge is a former American "Old School" professional Bicycle Motocross racer whose prime competitive years were from 1979-1985. When he was a young racer his given name was ...more

Elizabeth Meriwether is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Miami
Elizabeth Meriwether age 34 - Elizabeth Meriwether is an American playwright and screenwriter, television showrunner, producer, and writer. She is known for the 2010 play Oliver Parker!, the 2011 romantic comedy film No ...more

Eric Garcia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Miami
Eric Garcia age 45 - Eric Garcia is an American writer, the author of several humorous novels including Matchstick Men which was made into a movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Nicolas Cage, and the ...more

Roxie Roker is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Miami
Roxie Roker Died at 66 (1929-1995) - Roxie Albertha Roker was an American actress, best known for her role as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons, half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time ...more

Bruce Smathers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Miami
Bruce Smathers age 73 - Bruce Armistead Smathers was a member of the Florida State Senate and then was elected to and served as Secretary of State of Florida from 1975 - 1978. As Secretary of State, Smathers reformed ...more

Letitia Baldrige is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Miami
Letitia Baldrige Died at 86 (1926-2012) - Letitia Baldrige was an American etiquette expert and public relations executive who was most famous for serving as Jacqueline Kennedy's Social Secretary. Known as the "Doyenne of ...more

Enrique Murciano is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Miami
Enrique Murciano age 42 - Enrique Ricardo Murciano is an American actor and producer. He is best known for playing FBI agent Danny Taylor in the CBS mystery drama Without a Trace from 2002 to 2009.