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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
Age: 44

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Eva de la Caridad Méndez (born March 5, 1974), known professionally as Eva Mendes (), is an American actress, model and businesswoman. Her acting career began in the late 1990s, with a ...more

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Diora Baird is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 35

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Diora Lynn Baird (born April 6, 1983) is an American actress and former model for Guess? who has appeared in films such as Wedding Crashers (2005), Accepted (2006), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: ...more
Perez Hilton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 40

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Miami

Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr. (born March 23, 1978), known professionally as Perez Hilton is an American blogger, columnist, and media personality. His blog, PerezHilton.com (formerly ...more

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Alexa Vega is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 30

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Miami

Alexa PenaVega (née Vega; August 27, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids film series and Shilo Wallace in the film Repo! ...more

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Sidney Poitier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 92

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Miami

Sir Sidney Poitier, (; born February 20, 1927) is a Bahamian-American actor and film director. In 1964, Poitier became the first Bahamian and first black actor to win an Academy Award for Best ...more

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Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 47

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Marco Antonio Rubio (born May 28, 1971) is an American politician serving as the senior United States senator from Florida. A Republican, he previously served as speaker of the Florida House of ...more

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Brian Regan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Miami
Brian Regan Age: 61

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Miami

Brian Joseph Regan () (born June 2, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian who uses observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor. His performances are clean as he refrains from profanity ...more

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Adolfo Constanzo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Miami
Dec. at 27 (1962-1989)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Adolfo de Jesús Constanzo (November 1, 1962 – May 6, 1989) was an American serial killer, drug dealer, and cult leader of an infamous gang that was dubbed The Narcosatanists (Spanish: ...more
Crystal Renn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 32

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Crystal Renn (born June 18, 1986, in Miami, Florida) is an American fashion model and author.
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 74

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Steven Norman Carlton (born December 22, 1944), nicknamed "Lefty", is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched from 1965 to 1988 for six different teams in his ...more

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Lisette Linares is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 48

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

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
Age: 48

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

June Summers is an actress.
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 35

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Franklin Delano "Frank" Gore (born May 14, 1983) is an American football running back for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the ...more

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Bob Vila is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 72

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Robert Joseph Vila (born June 20, 1946) is an American home improvement television show host known for This Old House (1979–1989), Bob Vila's Home Again (1990–2005), and Bob Vila (2005–2007).
Trina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 40

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Katrina Laverne Taylor (born December 3, 1974), better known by her stage name Trina, is an American rapper. She first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy's second studio ...more

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Blake Ross is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 33

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Blake Aaron Ross (born June 12, 1985) 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 ...more
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 33

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Trevor Anthony Ariza (born June 30, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He won an NBA championship with the ...more

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Mary Stuart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Miami
Dec. at 76 (1926-2002)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Mary Stuart (born Mary Houchins; July 4, 1926 – February 28, 2002) was an American actress, guitarist, singer, and songwriter. A former silver screen starlet, she was perhaps best known for her ...more
Paul Jennings Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Miami
Dec. at 49 (1954-2003)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Paul Jennings Hill (February 6, 1954 – September 3, 2003) was an American minister convicted for the anti-abortion motivated killing of physician John Britton and Britton's bodyguard James ...more
David Archuleta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 28

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) 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 ...more

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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Washington Heights

Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975), nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 22 seasons in Major League ...more

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Lew Allen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Miami
Dec. at 85 (1925-2010)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Lew Allen, Jr. (September 30, 1925 – January 4, 2010) was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as the tenth Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. As chief of staff, ...more
Bruce Shoop is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Miami
Age: 51

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Pedro José Greer ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Miami
Pedro José Greer Age: 62

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Pedro José Greer Jr. (born June 15, 1956 in Miami, Florida) is an American physician of Cuban descent. He is assistant dean of Academic Affairs and Chair of the Department of Humanities, ...more
DJ Uncle Al is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Miami
Dec. at 32 (1969-2001)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

"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