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Famous People From Nevada

Updated June 14, 2019 15.6k views545 items

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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  • Arianny Celeste

    BirthplaceLas 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...  more

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  • John Huston

    John Huston

    Dec. at 81 (1906-1987)

    BirthplaceNevada, Missouri, United States of America

    John Marcellus Huston (; August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American film director,...  more

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  • Jena Malone

    BirthplaceSparks, Nevada, United States of America

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  • Kurt Busch

    Kurt Busch

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceLas 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....  more
  • Dawn Wells

    Dawn Wells

    Age: 81

    BirthplaceNevada, USA, Reno

    Dawn Elberta Wells (October 18, 1938 – December 30, 2020) was a beauty queen and an American...  more
  • Matthew Gray Gubler

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

    Matthew Gray Gubler (born March 9, 1980) is an American actor, filmmaker, fashion model,...  more

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  • Daveigh Chase

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA

    Daveigh Elizabeth Chase ( də-VAY; née Chase-Schwallier; born July 24, 1990) is an American...  more
  • Janu Tornell

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

    The Miss Nevada USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state...  more
  • Mädchen Amick

    BirthplaceSparks, Nevada, USA

    Mädchen Amick ( MAYD-chən AY-mik; born December 12, 1970) is an American actress. She is best...  more
  • Joey King

    Joey King

    Age: 21

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American actress. She gained recognition portraying...  more

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  • Pat McCarran

    Pat McCarran

    Dec. at 78 (1876-1954)

    BirthplaceReno, Nevada, United States of America

    Patrick Anthony McCarran (August 8, 1876 – September 28, 1954) was a Democratic United States...  more
  • Kevin Rose

    Kevin Rose

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

    Robert Kevin Rose (born February 21, 1977) is an American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded...  more
  • Julia Mancuso

    BirthplaceReno, Nevada, United States of America

    Julia Marie Mancuso (born March 9, 1984) is a retired American World Cup alpine ski racer and...  more
  • Chelsie Hightower

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

    Chelsie Kay Hightower (born July 21, 1989) is a ballroom dancer. She is known for being a...  more

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  • Thomas Dekker

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

    Thomas Alexander Dekker (born December 28, 1987) is an American actor and musician. He is...  more
  • Rutina Wesley

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

    Rutina Wesley (born December 21, 1978) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles...  more
  • Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada

    Diezel Ky Braxton-Lewis is the son of Toni Braxton and Keri Lewis....  more
  • Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada

    Denim Cole Braxton-Lewis is the son of Toni Braxton and Keri Lewis....  more
  • Stephanie Romanov

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA

    Stephanie A. Romanov (born January 24, 1969) is an American model and actress, best known for...  more
  • Dave Ulrich

    BirthplaceEly, Nevada

    David Olson Ulrich (born 1953) is a university professor, author, speaker, management coach,...  more
  • Renee Perez

    Renee Perez

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceHenderson, Nevada, United States of America

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  • Frank Klepacki

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada

    Frank Klepacki is an American musician, video game composer and sound director, best known...  more
  • Lily Mariye

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA

    Lily Mariye is an American television director, filmmaker and actress....  more
  • Charles Wright

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

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  • Abby Dalton

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA

    Abby Dalton (born Marlene Wasden; August 15, 1932) is an American actress, known for her...  more