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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.

Jenna Jameson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Jenna Jameson age 43 - Jenna Jameson is an American entrepreneur, webcam model and former pornographic film actress, who has been called the world's most famous adult-entertainment performer and "The Queen of ...more

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Arianny Celeste is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Arianny Celeste age 31 - Penelope Lopez, known professionally as Arianny Celeste, 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 Overhaulin'.

John Huston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Nevada
John Huston Died at 81 (1906-1987) - John Marcellus Huston was an American film director, screenwriter and actor. He wrote the screenplays for most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered classics: ...more

Jena Malone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Jena Malone age 32 - Jena Malone is an American actress and musician. She made her movie debut with the film Bastard Out of Carolina and has appeared in films including Ellen Foster, Contact, Stepmom, Donnie Darko, ...more

Kurt Busch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Kurt Busch age 38 - Kurt Thomas Busch is an American stock car racing driver. He currently competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, driving the No. 41 Haas Automation / State Water Heaters-sponsored Chevrolet SS ...more

Dawn Wells is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Dawn Wells age 78 - Dawn Elberta Wells is an American actress widely known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom, Gilligan's Island, during its run from 1964 until 1967.

Matthew Gray Gubler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Matthew Gray Gubler age 37 - Matthew Gray Gubler is an American actor, director, fashion model, painter and filmmaker. He is best known for his role as criminal profiler Dr. Spencer Reid in the CBS television show Criminal ...more

Daveigh Chase is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Daveigh Chase age 26 - Daveigh Elizabeth Chase is an American actress and singer, best known for playing Rhonda Volmer in the HBO series Big Love, Samara Morgan in The Ring, Lilo Pelekai in Lilo & Stitch, Samantha ...more

Janu Tornell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Janu Tornell age 51 - Janu Tornell is an American reality show contestant and former Las Vegas showgirl and beauty pageant contestant of Cuban descent.

Caroline Pierce is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Caroline Pierce age 42 - Caroline Pierce is an American hardcore pornstar. She portrayed Andromeda Strange in the adult horror film Slaughter Disc.

Mädchen Amick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Mädchen Amick age 46 - Mädchen E. Amick is an American actress, best known for playing Shelly Johnson on the cult television series Twin Peaks and its 1992 prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. She also ...more

Veronica Hart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Veronica Hart age 60 - Jane Esther Hamilton is an American former pornographic film actress and current pornographic film director who performed under the stage name Veronica Hart during the 1980s. She is sometimes ...more

Summer Cummings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Nevada

Joey King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Joey King age 17 - Joey Lynn King is an American teen actress. She is known for her starring role as Ramona Quimby in Ramona and Beezus, the 2010 adaption of Beverly Cleary's book series with the same title. She ...more

Pat McCarran is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Pat McCarran Died at 78 (1876-1954) - Patrick Anthony McCarran was a Democratic United States Senator from Nevada from 1933 until 1954, and was noted for his strong anticommunism. He is also the namesake of McCarran International ...more

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Kevin Rose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Kevin Rose age 40 - Robert Kevin Rose is an American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. From ...more

Julia Mancuso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Julia Mancuso age 33 - Julia Marie Mancuso is an American World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. She won the giant slalom at the 2006 Winter Olympics, and was the silver medalist in both downhill and ...more

Chelsie Hightower is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Chelsie Hightower age 27 - Chelsie Kay Hightower is a ballroom dancer, who is best known for being a regular dance partner, trainer and choreographer on the ABC competition show Dancing with the Stars.

Thomas Dekker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Thomas Dekker age 29 - Thomas Alexander Dekker is an American film, television actor, musician and voice actor. He is also a singer and has written and produced two albums. He is best known for his roles as John ...more

Rutina Wesley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Rutina Wesley age 38 - Rutina Wesley is an American film, stage, and television actress best known for her role as Tara Thornton on the HBO series True Blood.

Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis age 14 - Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis is the son of Toni Braxton and Keri Lewis.

Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis age 15 - Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis is the son of Toni Braxton and Keri Lewis.

Stephanie Romanov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Stephanie Romanov age 48 - Stephanie A. Romanova, better known as Stephanie Romanov, is an American model and actress, best known for playing Lilah Morgan on Angel.

Dave Ulrich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Dave Ulrich age 64 - David Olson Ulrich is a university professor, author, speaker, management coach, and management consultant. Ulrich is a professor of business at the Ross School of Business, University of ...more

Renee Perez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Renee Perez age 32 - Renee Perez is a pornographic actress and adult model. She was named Penthouse Pet of the Month for November 2005.

Frank Klepacki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Frank Klepacki age 42 - Frank Klepacki is an American musician, video game music composer and sound director best known for his work on the Command & Conquer series. Having learned to play drums as a child, he ...more

Lily Mariye is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Lily Mariye age 52 - Lily Mariye is an American actress and filmmaker.

Charles Wright is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Charles Wright age 54 - Charles Wright is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his tenure with the World Wrestling Federation throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, where he performed the ring names ...more

Tishara Cousino is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Nevada

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Abby Dalton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Abby Dalton age 81 - Abby Dalton is an American actress.

Kristoffer Polaha is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Kristoffer Polaha age 40 - Kristoffer Jon Polaha is an American film and television actor best known for his roles as Jason Matthews in North Shore, Nathaniel "Baze" Bazile in Life Unexpected, and Henry Butler

Ronnie Vannucci Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Ronnie Vannucci Jr. age 41 - Ronald "Ronnie" Vannucci, Jr. is the drummer for the American rock band The Killers. He is also involved in a side project called Big Talk.

Melanie Jagger is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Nevada

Rebekah Kochan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Rebekah Kochan age 32 - Rebekah Kochan is an American actress.

Rico Constantino is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Rico Constantino age 55 - Americo Sebastiano "Rico" Costantino is an Italian American professional wrestler and wrestling manager. He is best known by his ring names Rico Costantino and Rico in World Wrestling ...more

Jacob Dalton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Jacob Dalton age 25 - Jacob Dalton is a gymnast.

Morgan Ray is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Morgan Ray age 43 - Morgan Ray is an actress.

Patrice Hollis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Nevada

DeMarco Murray is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Nevada
DeMarco Murray age 27 - DeMarco Murray is an American football running back for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. In ...more

Mark Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Mark Slaughter age 52 - Mark Allen Slaughter is an American singer and musician. He is one of the founders of the hard rock band Slaughter, and he has also worked as a voice actor and composer.

Paul Laxalt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Paul Laxalt age 94 - Paul Dominique Laxalt is an American politician who was Governor of Nevada from 1967 to 1971 and a United States Senator from 1974 to 1987. In the media, the words "son of a Basque ...more

Jason Zucker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Jason Zucker age 25 - Jason Alan Zucker is an American ice hockey player currently playing for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. Zucker participated in the 2010 World Juniors for Team USA and won the ...more

Eric Whitacre is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Eric Whitacre age 47 - Eric Whitacre is a Grammy-winning American composer and conductor, known for his choral, orchestral and wind ensemble music. He is also known for his "Virtual Choir" projects, bringing ...more

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Thomas Ian Nicholas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Thomas Ian Nicholas age 35 - Thomas Ian Nicholas is an American film actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and writer. Nicholas is best known for playing Henry Rowengartner in Rookie of the Year, Walt Disney in Walt ...more

J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Nevada
J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner age 49 - Dr. J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner aka Dr. Buzz is the project director and licensed psychologist for the Mental Health Court Advocacy Program which is based in Brooklyn Arraignment Court. The program's ...more

Glen Charles is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Glen Charles age 74 - Glen Gerald Charles and Les Charles are American writers and producers, notably of Taxi and Cheers. They were raised in Henderson, Nevada, as Latter-Day Saints. The Charles brothers attended ...more

Billy Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Billy Sherwood age 52 - William Wyman "Billy" Sherwood is a musician, record producer, and engineer.

Cecelia Holland is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Cecelia Holland age 73 - Cecelia Holland is an American historical novelist.

Josh Weston is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Josh Weston Died at 39 (1973-2012) - Chad Jason Hull, better known as Josh Weston, was an American pornographic actor who appeared in gay pornographic films and magazines.

Juanita Brooks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Juanita Brooks Died at 91 (1898-1989) - Juanita Pulsipher Brooks was an American historian and author, specializing in the American West and Mormon history, including books related to the Mountain Meadows massacre, to which her ...more