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

List ranges from Boss lady to Matt White, plus much more.

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

Elle Macpherson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 54 Elle Macpherson is an Australian businesswoman, television host, model, and actress. She is well known for her record five cover appearances for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue beginning ...more

Yvonne Strahovski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 36 Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski, better known by the stage name Yvonne Strahovski, is an Australian actress. She is known for portraying CIA Agent Sarah Walker in the NBC television series Chuck, ...more

Rose Byrne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 39 Mary Rose Byrne is an Australian actress. Byrne made her screen debut in 1994 with a small role in the film Dallas Doll. In 2000, she played a leading role in the Australian film The Goddess of ...more

Adam Ashley-Cooper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 34 Adam Ashley-Cooper is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for Australia, and for the NSW Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition.

Sekope Kepu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 33 Sekope Kepu is an Australian professional rugby union player. He is a prop for the NSW Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition, making his debut in 2008. He also plays for the Wallabies in ...more

Indiana Evans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 28 Indiana Rose Evans is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress, best known for her roles in Home and Away, H2O: Just Add Water and Blue Lagoon: The Awakening.

Cheyenne Tozzi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 30 Cheyenne Tozzi is an Australian model and aspiring singer. She has appeared on the covers of Mexican Vogue, German Cosmopolitan, and French Madame Figaro magazine. Tozzi has also worked with the ...more

Andrea Leon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 41 Andrea Leon is an actress.

Sam Sparro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 36 Samuel Falson, better known by his stage name Sam Sparro, is an Australian singer-songwriter and music producer. His stage name was derived from a family nickname, which in turn was inspired by ...more

Susan Powter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 61 Susan Powter is an Australian-born motivational speaker, nutritionist, personal trainer and author, who rose to fame in the 1990s with her catchphrase "Stop the Insanity!", which was ...more

Claudia Black is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 46 Claudia Lee Black is an Australian actress and voice actress, known for her portrayals of Aeryn Sun in the science fiction series Farscape and Vala Mal Doran in the science fiction series ...more

James Wolfensohn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 85 James David Wolfensohn, KBE, AO is an Australian-American lawyer, investment banker and economist who served as the ninth president of the World Bank Group.

Delta Goodrem is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 34 Delta Lea Goodrem is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, she enrolled in dancing, acting, singing and piano classes at a young age. She began ...more

Robert Hughes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Sydney
Dec. at 74 (1938-2012) Robert Studley Forrest Hughes AO was an Australian-born art critic, writer, and producer of television documentaries. He was described in 1997 by Robert Boynton of The New York Times as ...more

Saul Griffith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 45 Saul Griffith is an Australian American inventor. He is the founder or co-founder of seven companies, including Otherlab, Makani Power, and Instructables.

Christopher Wilder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Sydney
Dec. at 39 (1945-1984) Christopher Bernard Wilder, was an American serial killer who abducted and raped at least twelve women, killing at least eight of them, during a six-week cross-country spree in the United States ...more

Stephan Elliott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 54 Stephan Elliott is an Australian film director and screenwriter. His best-known film internationally is The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

April Rose Pengilly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 30 April Rose Pengilly, also known as April Rose, is an Australian actress and former model. April is the daughter of Karen Hutchinson and INXS member Kirk Pengilly.

Silma Ihram is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 65 Silma Ihram is an Australian pioneer of Muslim education in the West, founder and former school Principal of the 'Noor Al Houda Islamic College' in Sydney, and a campaigner for racial tolerance. ...more

Caroline Pemberton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 33 Caroline Pemberton is an Australian model who was crowned the 2007 Miss Australia. Pemberton was crowned at Star City, Sydney on 4 April 2007, her second attempt at the title. She is also the ...more

Ken Done is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 78 Kenneth Stephen "Ken" Done AM is an Australian artist best known for his design work. Although his simple, brightly coloured images of Australian landmarks have adorned a very popular ...more

Peter Dupas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 65 Peter Norris Dupas is an Australian serial killer, currently serving three consecutive life sentences for murder. His violent criminal history spans more than three decades, and with every ...more

Emily Symons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 49 Emily Symons is an Australian-born actress, active on both Australian and English television. She is best known for playing Marilyn Chambers in Australian soap Home and Away and Louise Appleton ...more

Angela Webber is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Sydney
Dec. at 53 (1954-2007) Angela Webber was an Australian author, TV writer, producer and comedian.

Nick Youngquest is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Sydney
age 35 Nick Youngquest is an Australian model and former professional rugby league footballer. He played in the National Rugby League for Australian clubs the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, St. George ...more