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Famous People From Orlando

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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

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Orlando

Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, director, film producer, martial artist, and author. His prominent film roles include New Jack City (1991), White Men Can't Jump ...more

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John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 64

Birthplace: Apopka, Florida, USA

John David Anderson (born December 13, 1954 in Apopka, Florida) is an American country musician with a successful career that has lasted more than 30 years. Starting in 1977 with the release of ...more

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Warren Sapp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 43

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Warren Carlos Sapp (born December 19, 1972) 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 ...more

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Traylor Howard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 52

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Orlando

Traylor Elizabeth Howard (born June 14, 1966) is an American actress. She is known for playing Sharon Carter on the television series Two Guys and a Girl, and Natalie Teeger on the USA Network ...more
Billy Gunn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 55
Monty "Kip" Sopp (born November 1, 1963), better known by his ring name Billy Gunn, is an American professional wrestler currently working for All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as a producer. ...more

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Kirsten Storms is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 34

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Kirsten Renee Storms (born April 8, 1984) is an American actress and voice actress. She is best known for her roles as Zenon Kar in the Zenon trilogy, Emily in Johnny Tsunami, and Bonnie ...more

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Josh Freese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 46

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Joshua Ryan Freese (born December 25, 1972) is an American session drummer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and composer. He is the son of tuba soloist Stan Freese and the older brother of ...more

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Chri$ Ca$h is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Dec. at 23 (1982-2005)

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Christopher John Bauman Jr. (July 13, 1982 – August 18, 2005) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Chri$ Ca$h. Bauman wrestled in many independent promotions, but ...more
Jennifer Kesse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Orlando

Birthplace: Orlando, Orange County, Florida, Central Florida, North America

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

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Vanessa L'asonya Hayden-Johnson (born June 5, 1982), née Vanessa L'asonya Hayden, is an American former college and professional basketball player who was a center in the Women's National ...more
Glenn Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 60

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Robert Glenn Hubbard (born September 4, 1958) is an American economist and academic. He is currently the Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he is also Russell L. ...more
Scott Frank is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 58

Birthplace: Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

A. Scott Frank (born March 10, 1960) is an American screenwriter, film director, and author. He has earned two Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay nominations, for Out of Sight (1998) and ...more
Chandra Free is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 37

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Chandra Free (born December 25, 1981) is an American illustrator and creator/writer of the comic book The God Machine, published by Archaia Entertainment. Her work in comics includes Mice ...more
Gary Siplin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 64

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Gary Anthony Siplin (born October 21, 1954 .in Orlando, Florida) was a Democratic member of the Florida Senate, representing the 19th District from 2003. Previously he was a member of the ...more
Carl Wright is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Dec. at 75 (1932-2007)

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Orlando

Carl Wright may refer to: Carl Wright (actor) (1932–2007), American tap dancer and actor Carl Wright (bishop) (born 1959), Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of the Armed Services and ...more
Shayla Worley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Shayla Worley Age: 28

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Shayla Worley (born September 2, 1990) is an American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the gold-medal-winning American team at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She trained ...more
Caylee Marie Anthony is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Caylee Marie Anthony Dec. at 3 (2005-2008)

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

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

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Derrick Sharp (Hebrew: דריק שארפ‎; born October 5, 1971) is an American-Israeli retired professional basketball player. Sharp was born in Orlando, Florida. He played college basketball with the ...more
Buddy Dyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 60

Birthplace: Central Florida, Area code 407, Florida, Orange County, Contiguous United States, + more

John Hugh "Buddy" Dyer (born August 7, 1958) is the 32nd and current mayor of Orlando, Florida, first elected in 2003. He is a member of the Florida Democratic Party. Previously he ...more
Antonio Tarver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 50

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Antonio Deon Tarver (born November 21, 1968) is an American former professional boxer and boxing commentator. In boxing he competed from 1997 to 2015, and held multiple light heavyweight world ...more

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Michael James Nelson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 39

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Michael James Nelson (born June 12, 1979 in Winter Park, Florida, USA) is an American comedy writer and performer who has appeared on various national TV commercials and television shows on ...more
Billy Beane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Billy Beane Age: 56

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

William Lamar Beane III (born March 29, 1962) is a former American professional baseball player and current front office executive. He is the executive vice president of baseball operations and ...more
Chucky Atkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 44

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Kenneth Lavon "Chucky" Atkins (born August 14, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player who played for nine different NBA teams throughout his career.

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Jesse Neal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 38

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Orlando

Jesse Neal (born April 10, 1980) 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 (TNA), where he ...more
Marlon McCree is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Orlando
Age: 41

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Marlon Tarron McCree (born March 17, 1977) 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. ...more