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

With people ranging from Mariano Puerta to Jorgelina Cravero, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from San Francisco?" or "Which celebrities were born in San Francisco?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Alexander Wang is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From San Francisco
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Alexander Wang is an American fashion designer and the creative director of Balenciaga. At age 19, he moved to New York City to attend Parsons. In 2005, after two years at Parsons, he decided to pursue the launch of his own fashion label, which predominantly began with a knitwear collection. In Fall 2007, Wang presented a complete women’s ready-to-wear collection on the New York catwalk for the first time, to critical acclaim. He won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2008, an honor accompanied by a $20,000 award to expand one's business. That same year, he launched his first handbag collection. In 2009, women’s T by Alexander Wang was launched, followed by Men’s T by Alexander Wang a year ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: San Francisco, Argentina

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Mariano Puerta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From San Francisco
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Mariano Rubén Puerta is a former Argentine professional male tennis player. His best performance in a Grand Slam was reaching the final of the French Open in 2005, where he lost to Rafael Nadal in four sets. He won 3 singles titles and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 9. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: San Francisco, Argentina

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Fanny Edelman


Fanny Jacovkis, better known as Fanny Edelman was an Argentine politician that was part of the International Brigades in defense of the Second Spanish Republic. She was president of the Communist Party of Argentina until the day of her death. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 100 (1911-2011)

Birthplace: San Francisco, Argentina

Daniel Giacomino


Daniel Oscar Giacomino is an Argentine politician elected Mayor of Córdoba in 2007. He was elected National Deputy for Córdoba Province for second non-sequent term in 2011. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, San Francisco, Córdoba Province, Argentina, South America, + more