Famous People From Nevada

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

Examples of people on this list include Jeff Rowe and Konstadina Kefala.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Nevada?" or "Which celebrities were born in Nevada?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    Arianny Celeste (born Penelope López Márquez on November 12, 1985) () is an American ring girl and model. She is best known for being a ring girl for the UFC. She is also a co-host on TV show ...more
  • John Huston
    Dec. at 81 (1906-1987)
    • Birthplace: Nevada, Missouri, United States of America
    John Marcellus Huston (; August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American film director, screenwriter, and actor. Huston was a citizen of the United States by birth but renounced U.S. citizenship to ...more
    • Birthplace: Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA
    Jena Laine Malone (; born November 21, 1984) is an American actress, musician, and photographer. She began her career as a child actor, and became known for her roles in both independent films and ...more
  • Kurt Busch
    Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada
    Kurt Thomas Busch (born August 4, 1978) is an American professional auto racing driver. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 45 Toyota Camry TRD for 23XI Racing. He is the ...more
  • Dawn Wells
    Dec. at 82 (1938-2020)
    • Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States of America
    Dawn Elberta Wells (October 18, 1938 – December 30, 2020) was a beauty queen and an American actress who became known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom Gilligan's Island.
    • Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    Matthew Gray Gubler (born March 9, 1980) is an American actor, filmmaker, fashion model, painter, and author. He is best known for his role as criminal profiler Dr. Spencer Reid in the CBS television ...more