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

List features people like Kevin Melillo, Turner Ward and more!

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Orlando?" or "Which celebrities were born in Orlando?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Wesley Snipes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 56
Wesley Trent Snipes is an American actor, film producer, and martial artist. He is best known for his role as the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade film trilogy. He formed a production ...more

John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 64
John David Anderson is an American country musician with a successful career that has lasted more than 30 years. Starting in 1977 with the release of his first single, "I've Got a ...more

Warren Sapp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 46
Warren Carlos Sapp is a former American football defensive tackle. A Hall of Famer, Sapp played college football for the University of Miami, where he was recognized as a consensus All-American ...more

Traylor Howard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 52
Traylor Elizabeth Howard is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Sharon Carter on the television series Two Guys and a Girl, and as Natalie Teeger on the USA Network series Monk ...more

Billy Gunn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 55
Monty Kip Sopp, better known by his ring name Billy Gunn, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE where he is a former six-time WWE Tag Team Champion with New Age Outlaws ...more

Kirsten Storms is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 31
Kirsten Renee Storms is an American actress. She played Isabella "Belle" Black on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1999 to 2004. In 2005, Storms was cast as the character ...more

Josh Freese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 46
Josh Freese is an American drummer and songwriter. He is a permanent member of the Vandals and Devo, having formerly played drums for Nine Inch Nails from late 2005 until late 2008, A Perfect ...more

Chri$ Ca$h is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Dec. at 23 (1982-2005)
Christopher J. Bauman Jr. was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Chri$ Ca$h. Bauman wrestled in many independent promotions, but is known for his time in Combat ...more

Jennifer Kesse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Jennifer Joyce Kesse is a woman who lived in Orlando, Florida, and has been missing since January 24, 2006. Her disappearance puzzled investigators and an aggressive search for her was conducted ...more

Vanessa Hayden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 36
Vanessa L'asonya Hayden-Johnson, née Vanessa L'asonya Hayden, is an American former college and professional basketball player who was a center in the Women's National Basketball ...more

Glenn Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 60
Robert Glenn Hubbard is an American economist and academic professor. He is currently the Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he is also Russell L. Carson ...more

Scott Frank is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 58
A. Scott Frank is an American screenwriter and director.

Chandra Free is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 37
Chandra Free is an American writer and artist of the comic book The God Machine which is published by Archaia Studios Press. She worked on the comic series Sullengrey with Drew Rausch and ...more

Gary Siplin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 64
Gary Anthony Siplin was a Democratic member of the Florida Senate, representing the 19th District since 2003. Previously he was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2000 through ...more

Carl Wright is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Dec. at 75 (1932-2007)
Carl Wright was an American tap dancer, actor, and comedian whose late life acting credits included Soul Food, Barbershop, and Big Momma's House. For several years, Wright teamed up with Chicago ...more

Shayla Worley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Shayla Worley age 28
Shayla Worley is an American gymnast. She was a member of the gold medal-winning American team at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She has been training at Orlando Metro ...more

Caylee Marie Anthony is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Caylee Marie Anthony Dec. at 3 (2005-2008)
Caylee Marie Anthony[1]  was a toddler who received media attention when she disappeared in June 2008. Her body was subsequently discovered and her mother, Casey Anthony, was indicted on ...more

Derrick Sharp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 47
Derrick Sharp is an American Israeli retired professional basketball player. Sharp was born in Orlando, Florida. He played college basketball with the University of South Florida, and then went ...more

Buddy Dyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 60
John Hugh "Buddy" Dyer is the 32nd and current mayor of Orlando, Florida, first elected in 2003. He is a member of the United States Democratic Party. Previously he represented Orlando ...more

Antonio Tarver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 50
Antonio Deon Tarver, nicknamed the "Magic Man", is an American professional boxer and a former WBC, WBA, IBF, The Ring Light Heavyweight champion and a former IBO World Cruiserweight ...more

Michael James Nelson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 39
Michael James Nelson is an American comedy writer and performer who has appeared on Music Television and the television show "Pretty Wicked" on the The Oxygen Network. He also was a ...more

Billy Beane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Billy Beane age 56
William Lamar "Billy" Beane III is an American former professional baseball player and current front office executive. He is the general manager and minority owner of the Oakland ...more

Chucky Atkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 44
Chucky Atkins is a former professional basketball player and an actor.

Jesse Neal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 38
Jesse Neal is an American professional wrestler and a former member of the U.S. military. He is best known for working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he was one half of the tag team ...more

Marlon McCree is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Orlando
age 41
Marlon Tarron McCree is a former American football safety. He was drafted by the Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kentucky. McCree also played ...more