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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.
Arianny Celeste is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 33

Birthplace: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area, Nevada, United States of America

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 ...more

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John Huston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Nevada
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. ...more

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Jena Malone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 34

Birthplace: Sparks, Nevada, United States of America

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 ...more

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Kurt Busch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 40

Birthplace: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area, Nevada, United States of America

Kurt Thomas Busch (born August 4, 1978) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 1 Chevrolet ...more
Dawn Wells is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 80

Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States of America

Dawn Elberta Wells (born October 18, 1938) is a beauty queen and an American actress who became known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom Gilligan's Island. She and Tina Louise ...more
Matthew Gray Gubler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 38

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 ...more

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Daveigh Chase is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 28

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Daveigh Elizabeth Chase ( də-VAY; née Chase-Schwallier; born July 24, 1990) is an American actress, voice actress, singer and model. She began her career appearing in minor television ...more
Janu Tornell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 53

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

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Mädchen Amick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 48

Birthplace: Sparks, Nevada, United States of America

Mädchen Amick ( MAYD-chən AY-mik; born December 12, 1970) is an American actress. She is best known for her starring role as Shelly Johnson on the cult television series Twin Peaks ...more
Joey King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 19

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American actress. She gained recognition portraying Ramona Quimby in the family comedy film Ramona and Beezus (2010), an adaptation of Beverly Cleary's ...more

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Pat McCarran is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Dec. at 78 (1876-1954)

Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States of America

Patrick Anthony McCarran (August 8, 1876 – September 28, 1954) was a Democratic United States Senator from Nevada from 1933 until 1954. McCarran was born in Reno, Nevada, attended Nevada State ...more
Kevin Rose is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 42

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

Robert Kevin Rose (born February 21, 1977) 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 ...more
Julia Mancuso is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 34

Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States of America

Julia Marie Mancuso (born March 9, 1984) is a retired American World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. She won the giant slalom at the 2006 Winter Olympics, and was the silver ...more
Chelsie Hightower is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 29

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

Chelsie Kay Hightower (born July 21, 1989) is a ballroom dancer. She is known for being a regular dance partner, trainer and choreographer on the ABC competition show Dancing with the Stars, ...more

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Thomas Dekker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 31

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

Thomas Alexander Dekker (born December 28, 1987) is an American actor and musician. He is known for his roles as John Connor in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Adam Conant on The Secret ...more
Rutina Wesley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 40

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

Rutina Wesley (born December 21, 1978) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Tara Thornton on the HBO television series True Blood and Nova Bordelon on the OWN television ...more
Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 15

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada

Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis is the son of Toni Braxton and Keri Lewis.
Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 17

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada

Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis is the son of Toni Braxton and Keri Lewis.
Stephanie Romanov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 50

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Stephanie A. Romanov (born January 24, 1969) is an American model and actress, best known for playing Lilah Morgan on Angel.
Dave Ulrich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 66

Birthplace: Ely, Nevada

David Olson Ulrich (born 1953) is a university professor, author, speaker, management coach, and management consultant. Ulrich is a professor of business at the Ross School of Business, ...more
Renee Perez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Renee Perez Age: 34

Birthplace: Henderson, Nevada, United States of America

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Frank Klepacki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 44

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada

Frank Klepacki is an American musician, video game composer and sound director, best known for his work on the Command & Conquer series. Having learned to play drums as a child, he joined ...more
Lily Mariye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 54

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Lily Mariye is an American television director, filmmaker and actress.
Charles Wright is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 57

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

Charles Wright (born May 16, 1961) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his tenure with the World Wrestling Federation throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, ...more

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Abby Dalton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Nevada
Age: 83

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Abby Dalton (born Marlene Wasden; August 15, 1932) is an American actress, known for her television roles on the sitcoms Hennesey (1959–1962) and The Joey Bishop Show (1962–1965), and the ...more