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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

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Lynda Carter (born Linda Jean Córdova Carter; July 24, 1951) is an American actress, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michelle Branch

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, USA

    Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Meghan McCain

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Meghan Marguerite McCain (born October 23, 1984) is an American columnist, author, co-host of... more on Wikipedia

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    #35 of 160 The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits#34 of 211 Celebrities Who Should Run for President

  • Chelsea Kane

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, USA

    Chelsea Kane (born Chelsea Kane Staub; September 15, 1988) is an American actress and singer.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Matt Dallas

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Matthew Joseph Dallas (born October 21, 1982) is an American actor, best known for playing the... more on Wikipedia
  • Steven Smith

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Steven Lee Smith (born December 30, 1958), is an American technology executive and former NASA... more on Wikipedia
  • Jonathan Rauch

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Jonathan Charles Rauch (; born April 26, 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American author,... more on Wikipedia
  • Samuel Bernstein

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Samuel Garza Bernstein is an award-winning screenwriter, director and author (born 1970) who... more on Wikipedia
  • Ted Sarandos

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Ted Sarandos has led content acquisition for Netflix since 2000. With more than 20 years'...
  • Gabrielle Carteris

    BirthplacePhoenix, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

    Gabrielle Anne Carteris (born January 2, 1961) is an American actress and trade union leader.... more on Wikipedia
  • Elena Reid

    Elena Reid

    Age: 38

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Elena A. Reid (born November 1, 1981) is an American former boxer and former mixed martial... more on Wikipedia
  • Rileah Vanderbilt

    BirthplaceArizona, Phoenix, USA

    Rileah Elizabeth Vanderbilt is an American actress and producer.
  • Chalmers Johnson

    Dec. at 79 (1931-2010)

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Chalmers Ashby Johnson (August 6, 1931 – November 20, 2010) was an American author and... more on Wikipedia
  • Shawn Osborne

    Shawn Osborne

    Dec. at 35 (1976-2011)
    Shawn McGrath was an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Shawn... more on Wikipedia
  • Tony Richards (born Anthony Richard Orlando), is an American musician and drummer. He was the... more on Wikipedia
  • Disco Machine

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Michael Mondragon is an American former professional wrestler best known under the ring name... more on Wikipedia
  • Judy Kaye

    Age: 71

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Judy Kaye (born October 11, 1948) is an American singer and actress. She has appeared in stage... more on Wikipedia
  • The Boogeyman

    BirthplaceArizona, Phoenix, USA

    Martin Wright (born July 15, 1964), better known by the ring name The Boogeyman, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Kirby Dick

    Kirby Dick

    Age: 68

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Kirby Bryan Dick (born August 23, 1952) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter,... more on Wikipedia
  • Susan Johnson

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Susan Johnson is a film producer.
  • Robert Simonds

    Age: 56

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Robert Bruce Simonds Jr. (born 1964) is an American film producer, entrepreneur and the... more on Wikipedia
  • Bob Stump

    Bob Stump

    Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Robert Lee Stump (April 4, 1927 – June 20, 2003) was a U.S. Congressman from Arizona. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Z-Trip


    Age: 48

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Zach Sciacca, better known as DJ Z-Trip, is an American DJ and producer. He is a pioneer of... more on Wikipedia
  • Sidney Preston Osborn

    Sidney Preston Osborn

    Dec. at 64 (1884-1948)

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    Sidney Preston Osborn (May 17, 1884 – May 25, 1948) was the first secretary of state of... more on Wikipedia
  • Heather Farr

    Dec. at 28 (1965-1993)

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

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