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

List ranges from Katharine Jefferts Schori to Mark Whiten, plus much more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Pensacola?" or "Which celebrities were born in Pensacola?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Trent Richardson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 24
Trenton Jamond Richardson is an American football running back for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Alabama, was recognized ...more
Darrell Russell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Died at 29 (1976-2005)
Darrell Anthony Russell, Jr. was an American football defensive lineman for the Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He died in a car crash near Los Angeles ...more
Dr Bill Curtis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 78
Bill Kurtis is an American television journalist, producer, narrator, and news anchor. He was also the host of a number of A&E news documentary shows, including Investigative Reports, ...more
Daniel P. Amos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 67
Daniel Paul "Dan" Amos is the chairman and chief executive officer of Aflac and Aflac Incorporated. He is son of Aflac co-founder Paul Amos, and he joined the company in 1973, working ...more
Norvell Austin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 61
Norvell Austin is a retired American professional wrestler who made his debut in the late 1960s. Austin worked for most of his career in the Southern United States, most often in tag team ...more
Matt Maiellaro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 52
Matthew Gerard "Matt" Maiellaro is the co-creator and writer of the cult television animated Adult Swim shows, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Perfect Hair Forever, and creator of 12 Oz. ...more
Aaron Tippin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 60
Aaron Dupree Tippin is an American country music artist and record producer. Initially a songwriter for Acuff-Rose Music, he gained a recording contract with RCA Nashville in 1990. His debut ...more
Katharine Jefferts Schori is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 64
Katharine Jefferts Schori is the 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States. Previously elected as the 9th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada, she is the first ...more
Tom Sewell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 56
Tom Sewell is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Pensacola, Florida and a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Sewell played collegiately with the Cardinals of ...more
Betty Skelton Erde is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Dec. at 85 (1926-2011)
Betty Skelton Erde was a land speed record holder and aerobatics pilot who set 17 aviation and automobile records. She was known as The First Lady of Firsts, and helped create opportunities for ...more
Mike McCready is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 52
Michael "Mike" David McCready is an American musician who serves as the lead guitarist for the American rock band Pearl Jam. Along with Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard and Eddie Vedder, he ...more
Tom Cheek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Dec. at 66 (1939-2005)
Thomas F. Cheek was an American sportscaster. Best remembered today as the original "Voice of the Toronto Blue Jays", Cheek announced Major League Baseball games for the Toronto Blue ...more
Dave Pureifory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Dec. at 60 (1949-2009)
Dave Pureifory was a professional American football defensive end for three teams in an eleven-year career in the National Football League.
Reggie Evans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 38
Reginald Jamaal "Reggie" Evans is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA. While limited in his offensive game, Evans is ...more
Gwen McCrae is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 75
Gwen McCrae is an American singer, best known for her 1975 hit "Rockin' Chair".
Evan Crawford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Evan Crawford age 32
Evan Shane Crawford is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago White Sox organization.
Adron Chambers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Adron Chambers age 32
Adron Lamar Chambers is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Chicago Cubs organization. He has played in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals. As of June 2014, he is ...more
John Schwab is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
John Schwab is an American actor, TV producer and musician who was born in Pensacola, Florida and resides in London. He produced The Hide with Christopher Granier-Deferre, which was nominated ...more
Larry Butler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Larry Butler Dec. at 70 (1942-2012)
Larry Butler was a country music producer/songwriter. From the mid-1970s through the 1980s, he worked with Kenny Rogers. Many of his albums with Rogers went either gold or platinum and ...more
Walter Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Walter Jackson Dec. at 45 (1938-1983)
Walter Jackson was an American soul ballad singer who had a string of hits on the US R&B chart between the mid-1960s and early 1980s. His biggest successes included "It's All Over" ...more
Garry Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Garry Jones
Garry Jones is a pianist.
Russ Scarritt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
Russ Scarritt Dec. at 91 (1903-1994)
Stephen Russell Mallory Scarritt was a left fielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1929 through 1932 for the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies. Listed at 5 ft 10 in, 165 lb, ...more
David Morizot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
David Morizot age 52
Jim White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 61
Michael Davis Pratt known professionally as Jim White, is a southern American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Alfred Morris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Pensacola
age 27
Alfred Bruce Morris is an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Redskins. He ...more