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

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Josh Mannella to Tara Rushton.

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

Jessica Gomes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Perth
Jessica Gomes age 32 - Jessica Gomes is an Australian model who has appeared in the Swimsuit Issue of the American Publication Sports Illustrated since 2008. She works extensively in Australia and Asia. She has strong ...more

Scott Higginbotham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Perth
Scott Higginbotham age 31 - Scott Higginbotham is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for and currently captains the Melbourne Rebels in the international Super Rugby competition. He plays Flanker and No. 8.

Paige Butcher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Perth
Paige Butcher age 38 - Paige Butcher is an Australian model and girlfriend of actor and stand-up comedian Eddie Murphy.

Eamon Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Perth
Eamon Sullivan age 32 - Eamon Wade Sullivan is an Australian former sprint swimmer, three-time Olympic medallist, and former world record-holder in two events.

Ben Templesmith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Perth
Ben Templesmith age 34 - Ben Templesmith (born 7 March 1978) is an Australian graphic artist best known for his work in the American comic book industry - most notably Fell with writer Warren Ellis, published by Image ...more

John Kinsella is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Perth
John Kinsella age 55 - John Kinsella is an Australian poet, novelist, critic, essayist and editor. His writing is strongly influenced by landscape, and he espouses an 'international regionalism' in his approach to ...more

Allan Fels is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Perth
Allan Fels Professor Allan Herbert Miller Fels AO is an Australian economist, lawyer and public servant. He was most widely known in his role as chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer ...more

Sara Macliver is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Perth
Sara Macliver Sara Macliver is an Australian soprano singer, born and raised in Perth, Western Australia. Macliver is one of Australia’s most popular and versatile artists, appearing in operas, concert and ...more

Emma Booth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Perth
Emma Booth age 36 - Emma Booth is an Australian model and actress. From Perth in Western Australia, the former teen model and TV star played a significant role in the 2007 film Introducing the Dwights, opposite ...more

George Branson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Perth
George Branson Died at 81 (1918-1999) - George Howard Branson was an Australian politician. Born in Perth, Western Australia, he was educated at state schools before becoming a sales manager. He served in the military 1940-1946, ...more

Toby Schmitz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Perth
Toby Schmitz age 40 - Toby Schmitz is an Australian actor and playwright. He was born in Perth, Western Australia, attended Perth's Scotch College and briefly studied law at the University of Western Australia. He ...more

Carl Vine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Perth
Carl Vine age 63 - Carl Vine, AO, is an Australian composer of contemporary classical music.

Natalie Saleeba is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Perth
Natalie Saleeba age 39 - Natalie Saleeba is an Australian actress.

Tim Kennelly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Perth
Tim Kennelly age 31 - Timothy James Kennelly is an Australian baseball player with the Philadelphia Phillies organisation and Perth Heat. He primarily plays catcher and third base, but also plays outfield and first ...more

Celebrities Who Never Had Plastic Surgery

Judith Lucy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Perth
Judith Lucy age 50 - Judith Mary Lucy is an Australian comedian, known primarily for her stand-up comedy.

Ivan Goff is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Perth
Ivan Goff Died at 89 (1910-1999) - Ivan Goff was an Australian screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with Ben Roberts including White Heat, The Man of a Thousand Faces and the pilot for Charlie's Angels.

Chantelle Barry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Perth
Chantelle Barry Chantelle Barry is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress from Perth, best known for being in the original line up of girl group Bardot. She left the group suddenly, only weeks after the ...more

Skye Stracke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Perth
Skye Stracke age 27 - Skye Stracke is an Australian fashion model from Perth, Western Australia.

Ken Freeman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Perth
Ken Freeman age 77 - Kenneth Charles Freeman, FAA, FRS is an Australian astronomer and astrophysicist who is currently Duffield Professor of Astronomy in the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the ...more

Judy Davis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Perth
Judy Davis age 62 - Judy Davis is an Australian film, television and stage actress. She has won seven Australian Academy Awards and two British Academy Awards. Early in her career, Davis starred on stage opposite ...more

Georgie Gardner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Perth
Georgie Gardner age 46 - Georgie Gardner is an Australian journalist and television personality.

Celebrities Nobody Cares About Anymore

Kim Beazley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Perth
Kim Beazley age 69 - Kim Christian Beazley, AC, is an Australian diplomat and former politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia from 1995 to 1996. He subsequently served as the Leader of the Labor ...more

Judy Nunn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Perth
Judy Nunn age 72 - Judith "Judy" Ann Nunn is an Australian actress, author and screenwriter

Rove McManus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Perth
Rove McManus age 44 - John Henry Michael "Rove" McManus is an triple award winning Australian Gold Logie award winning television presenter, producer, comedian and media personality. He is the host of the ...more

Justin Langer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Perth
Justin Langer age 47 - Justin Lee Langer AM is an Australian former cricketer who represented Australia in 105 Test matches, and is the current coach of Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers in Australian domestic ...more

Mark Priestley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Perth
Mark Priestley Died at 32 (1976-2008) - Mark Priestley was an Australian actor. Born in Perth, Western Australia, he graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art with a degree in Performing Arts in 1999. His first big TV ...more

Brendon Grylls is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Perth
Brendon Grylls age 44 - Brendon John Grylls is an Australian politician. He has been a National Party of Western Australia member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly since 2001, representing the electorates ...more

Alan Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Perth
Alan Fletcher age 61 - Alan Fletcher is an Australian actor and musician, best known for his role as Doctor Karl Kennedy in long-running soap opera Neighbours. Along with co-star Jackie Woodburne who plays his wife, ...more

The Best Actors in Film History

Kane George Jason is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Perth

Gigi Edgley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Perth
Gigi Edgley age 40 - Gigi Edgley is an Australian actress and recording artist. She is best known for her roles as Chiana on the series Farscape and Lara Knight in Rescue: Special Ops.

Brian Cadd is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Perth
Brian Cadd age 71 - Brian George Cadd is an Australian singer-songwriter, keyboardist and producer who has performed as a member of The Groop, Axiom, Flying Burrito Brothers and solo. Although he was briefly called ...more

Rob Swire is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Perth
Rob Swire age 35 - Robert Swire-Thompson is an Australian record producer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist and DJ. Swire is best known as the lead singer and producer of Australian drum and ...more

Amanda Platell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Perth
Amanda Platell age 60 - Amanda Platell is an Australian journalist. Between 1999 and 2001 she was the press secretary to William Hague, the then leader of the British Conservative Party. She is currently a UK-based ...more

Guy Maddison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Perth
Guy Maddison age 53 - Guy Bernard Maddison is an Australian punk and grunge musician. From 1986 to 1989 he worked as a member of noise rock group Lubricated Goat and appeared on their album, Paddock of Love. He was a ...more

Richard Pestell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Perth
Richard Pestell Richard G. Pestell is an oncologist and endocrinologist who currently serves as an Executive Vice President at Thomas Jefferson University, Director of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Chairman ...more

Celebrities Who Were Rich Before They Were Famous

Haylie Ecker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Perth
Haylie Ecker age 42 - Haylie Ecker is a founding member and the former first violinist of the multi-platinum selling classical crossover string quartet Bond. She left Bond in 2008 to become a mother. She plays a 1751 ...more

Richard Alan Fox is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Perth
Richard Alan Fox age 74 - Richard Alan Fox is an Australian medical physician. He was the son of Alan Fox, a businessman, and Rosalind Nee Morris. He attended Aquinas College, Perth, the University of Western Australia ...more

Richard Alston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Perth
Richard Alston age 76 - Richard Kenneth Robert Alston AO was a member of the Australian Senate from 1986 to 2004, representing the state of Victoria for the Liberal Party. He is currently the Federal President of the ...more

Sue Ellery is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Perth
Sue Ellery age 55 - Suzanne Mary "Sue" Ellery is a current Australian Labor Party MP serving the role of Leader of the Legislative Council as well as the Shadow Minister for Child Protection; Disability ...more

Andrew Farriss is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Perth
Andrew Farriss age 59 - Andrew Charles Farriss is a rock musician and multi-instrumentalist best known as the keyboardist, backing vocalist, and main composer for the Australian band INXS.

David Johnston is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Perth
David Johnston age 62 - David Albert Lloyd Johnston is an Australian politician who has been a Liberal Party member of the Australian Senate since 2002, representing the state of Western Australia. Johnston was the ...more

Allan Cuthbertson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Perth
Allan Cuthbertson Died at 68 (1920-1988) - Allan Cuthbertson was a naturalised Anglo-Australian actor. He was best known for playing stern-faced military officers in British films of the 1950s and 1960s.

Famous Female Announcers

Deanne Cheuk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Perth
Deanne Cheuk Deanne Cheuk is an illustrator, designer, art director and artist. She was born in Perth, Western Australia, and currently resides in New York. Cheuk was labeled one of 34 "Young Guns" ...more

Edward Albert Stone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Perth
Edward Albert Stone Died at 76 (1844-1920) - Sir Edward Albert Stone KCMG was an Australian lawyer, lieutenant governor, politician and the fourth Chief Justice of Western Australia. Stone was born in Perth, Western Australia, the second ...more

Samantha Jade is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Perth
Samantha Jade age 30 - Samantha Jade Gibbs is an Australian singer, songwriter, actress and former child model from Perth, Western Australia. She has written tracks for artists including JoJo and Ashley Tisdale. On 20 ...more

Michael Edgley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Perth
Michael Edgley age 74 - Michael Edgley is a tour promoter and film producer.

Justin Poore is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Perth
Justin Poore age 33 - Justin Poore is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer. A New South Wales State of Origin representative forward, he played in Australia's NRL for the St. George Illawarra ...more

Nick O'Hern is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Perth
Nick O'Hern age 46 - Nicholas Simon O'Hern is an Australian professional golfer. O'Hern has played on both of the world's premier professional golf tours, the European Tour, and the United States based PGA Tour. His ...more

Terry Willesee is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Perth
Terry Willesee age 73 - Terry Willesee is an Australian journalist and television presenter.

Peter Durack is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Perth
Peter Durack Died at 82 (1926-2008) - Peter Drew Durack, QC was an Australian politician, representing the Liberal Party. He rose to become Attorney-General of Australia. He served in the Senate from 1 July 1970 to 30 June 1993. ...more