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Famous People From Phoenix

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

List people range from John Churchill to Matt MacDonald.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Phoenix?" or "Which celebrities were born in Phoenix?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Lynda Carter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 67

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Lynda Carter (born Linda Jean Córdova Carter; July 24, 1951) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, model, and beauty pageant titleholder, who was crowned Miss World United States ...more

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Michelle Branch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 35

Birthplace: Sedona, Coconino County, United States of America, Yavapai County, United States, + more

Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. During the early 2000s, she released two top-selling albums: The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper. ...more

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Meghan McCain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 34

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Meghan Marguerite McCain (born October 23, 1984) is an American columnist, author, co-host of The View, and an ABC News contributor.McCain is the daughter of 2008 presidential candidate and U.S. ...more

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Chelsea Kane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 30

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Chelsea Kane (born Chelsea Kane Staub; September 15, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Stella Malone in the Disney Channel sitcom television series Jonas and ...more
Matt Dallas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 36

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Matthew Joseph Dallas (born October 21, 1982) is an American actor, best known for playing the title character on the ABC Family series Kyle XY.
Steven Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 60

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Steven Lee Smith (born December 30, 1958), is an American technology executive and former NASA astronaut, being a veteran of four space flights covering 16 million miles and seven space walks ...more
Jonathan Rauch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 58

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Jonathan Charles Rauch (; born April 26, 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American author, journalist, and activist. After graduating from Yale University, Rauch worked at the Winston-Salem ...more
Samuel Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 49

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Samuel Garza Bernstein is an award-winning screenwriter, director and author (born 1970) who grew up all over the world, living in Cairo, Honolulu, Austin, Phoenix, Albuquerque, New York City, ...more
Ted Sarandos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 54

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Ted Sarandos has led content acquisition for Netflix since 2000. With more than 20 years' experience in home entertainment, Ted is recognized in the industry as an innovator in film acquisition ...more
Gabrielle Carteris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 58

Birthplace: Phoenix, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Gabrielle Anne Carteris (born January 2, 1961) is an American actress and trade union leader. Her best known acting role was as Andrea Zuckerman during the early seasons of the 1990s television ...more
Elena Reid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 37

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Elena A. Reid (born November 1, 1981) is an American former boxer and former mixed martial artist. She is a former WIBA and IFBA Flyweight Champion and fights under the nickname Baby Doll.
Rileah Vanderbilt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 39

Birthplace: Arizona, Phoenix, USA

Rileah Elizabeth Vanderbilt is an American actress and producer.
Chalmers Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Dec. at 79 (1931-2010)

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Chalmers Ashby Johnson (August 6, 1931 – November 20, 2010) was an American author and professor emeritus of the University of California, San Diego. He served in the Korean War, was a ...more
Shawn Osborne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Dec. at 35 (1976-2011)
Shawn McGrath was an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Shawn Osborne. He is best known for his stint with World Wrestling Entertainment as a developmental talent, ...more
Tony Richards is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Phoenix

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Tony Richards (born Anthony Richard Orlando), is an American musician and drummer. He was the original drummer of shock metal band W.A.S.P. from 1982 until 1984. Richards played for various ...more
Disco Machine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 49

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Michael Mondragon is an American former professional wrestler best known under the ring name Disco Machine. He was one of the six founders of the Southern Californian independent promotion, Pro ...more
Judy Kaye is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 70

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Judy Kaye (born October 11, 1948) is an American singer and actress. She has appeared in stage musicals, plays, and operas. Kaye has been in long runs on Broadway in the musicals The Phantom of ...more
The Boogeyman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 54

Birthplace: Arizona, Phoenix, USA

Martin Wright (born July 15, 1964), better known by the ring name The Boogeyman, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and aerobics instructor. Wright currently resides in Aurora, ...more

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Kirby Dick is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 66

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Kirby Bryan Dick (born August 23, 1952) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and editor. He is best known for directing documentary films. He received Academy Award nominations ...more
Susan Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 48

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Susan Johnson is a film producer.
Robert Simonds is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Robert Simonds Age: 55

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Robert Bruce Simonds Jr. (born 1964) is an American film producer, entrepreneur and the founder, chairman and CEO of STX Entertainment, which creates, produces, distributes, finances and markets ...more
Bob Stump is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Robert Lee Stump (April 4, 1927 – June 20, 2003) was a U.S. Congressman from Arizona. He served as a member from the Democratic Party from 1977 to 1983 and then later a member of the Republican ...more
Z-Trip is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Age: 46

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Zach Sciacca, better known as DJ Z-Trip, is an American DJ and producer. He is a pioneer of the mashup movement.He was the 2009 recipient of the "America's Best DJ Award". As a ...more
Sidney Preston Osborn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Dec. at 64 (1884-1948)

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Sidney Preston Osborn (May 17, 1884 – May 25, 1948) was the first secretary of state of Arizona, and later the seventh governor of Arizona and is, as of 2019, the only governor of Arizona to be ...more
Heather Farr is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Phoenix
Dec. at 28 (1965-1993)

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Heather Farr (March 10, 1965 – November 20, 1993) was an American professional golfer on the LPGA Tour.