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Famous People From St. Louis

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

Larry Hughes and Pat Musick are only the beginning of the people on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from St. Louis?" or "Which celebrities were born in St. Louis?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Kevin Kline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 71
Kevin Delaney Kline is an American actor. He has won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards, and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee. Kline began his career on stage in 1972 with The ...more
Kimora Lee Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 43
Kimora Lee Simmons is an American former fashion model. She took over Baby Phat after Russell Simmons and was CEO/Creative Director through 2010. In 2011, she was hired as president/Creative ...more
John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 66
John Stephen Goodman is an American actor who is known for his comedic and dramatic roles. Early in his career, he was best known for playing Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne, for ...more
Maya Angelou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 86 (1928-2014)
Maya Angelou was an American author, poet, dancer, actress, and singer. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of ...more
Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 92
Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as "Maybellene", ...more
Akon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 45
Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is an American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer. He rose to prominence ...more
Andy Cohen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 50
Andrew Cohen is a television and film producer.
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 93
Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is a retired American Major League Baseball catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career for the New York Yankees. He is ...more
Phyllis Schlafly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 94
Phyllis McAlpin Stewart Schlafly is an American constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and speaker and founder of the Eagle Forum. She is known for her staunch social and ...more
Kevin Nealon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 65
With his unique sense of humor, profound dry wit, and likable demeanor, Kevin Nealon has established himself as one of the premier television, theatrical, and stand up comedians of his ...more
Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 82 (1929-2011)
Richard Hirschfeld "Dick" Williams was an American left fielder, third baseman, manager, coach and front office consultant in Major League Baseball. Known especially as a hard-driving, ...more
Pooja Kumar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 42
Pooja Kumar is an American actress, producer, model and television hostess. She was crowned Miss India USA and has been a VJ for Channel V, a newsreader on the show Namaste America and has ...more
Deanna Baker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 69
Robert Guillaume is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 91
Robert Guillaume is an American stage and television actor, known for his role as Benson on the TV-series Soap and the spin-off Benson, voicing the mandrill Rafiki in The Lion King and as Isaac ...more
Harry Caray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 84 (1914-1998)
Harry Caray, born Harry Christopher Carabina was an American baseball broadcaster on radio and television. He covered four Major League Baseball teams, beginning with 25 years of calling the ...more
Evan Peters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 32
Evan Peters is an American actor. He made his acting debut in the 2004 drama film Clipping Adam and starred in the ABC science fiction TV series Invasion from 2005 to 2006. He is best known for ...more
Sherry Arnett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 54
Sherry Arnett (born October 2, 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its January 1986 issue.
Ruth Guerri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 61
Keith Boykin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 53
Keith Boykin is an American broadcaster, author and commentator. He was editor of The Daily Voice, a CNBC contributor, and a co-host of the BET TV talk show My Two Cents.
Demetrious Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 57
Demetrious Khrisna Johnson (born August 13, 1986) is an American former freestyle wrestler and current professional mixed martial artist. He is the first and the current Flyweight Champion of ...more
John Doerr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 67
John Doerr is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. He’s optimistic, enthusiastic and energetic. John joined KPCB in 1980, and with KPCB’s partners backed many of America’s best ...more
Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 93
Joe Garagiola is an actor.
Evan Bourne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 35
Matthew Joseph "Matt" Korklan is an American professional wrestler, best known for working for WWE under the ring name Evan Bourne. He now works for Ring of Honor as Matt Sydal. ...more
Joyce Meyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 75
Joyce Meyer is a Charismatic Christian author and speaker. Meyer and her husband Dave have four grown children, and live outside St. Louis, Missouri. Her ministry is headquartered near the St. ...more
Steve Wright is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 59
Stephen Hough Wright is a former American football offensive tackle and offensive guard. A 1977 graduate of Wayzata High School, he played college football at Northern Iowa and then played ten ...more