Famous People From Yukon

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

List features people like Gerard Dicaire, Jessica Murdoch.

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

  • Pierre Berton
    Dec. at 84 (1920-2004)
    • Birthplace: Whitehorse, Canada
    Pierre Francis de Marigny Berton (July 12, 1920 – November 30, 2004) was a noted Canadian author of non-fiction, especially Canadiana and Canadian history, and was a television personality and ...more
  • Ivan E. Coyote

    Ivan E. Coyote

    Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Whitehorse, Canada
    Ivan E. Coyote is a writer.
  • Joe Albertson
    Dec. at 86 (1906-1993)
    • Birthplace: Yukon, Oklahoma
    Joseph Albert Albertson (October 17, 1906 – January 20, 1993) was an American businessman, the founder of the Albertsons chain of grocery stores and a noted philanthropist.
  • Jessica Murdoch

    Jessica Murdoch

    Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Whitehorse, Canada
    Jessica Murdoch is an actress.
  • Geraldine Van Bibber

    Geraldine Van Bibber

    Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Dawson City, Canada
    Geraldine Van Bibber (born July 3, 1951) is a Canadian politician representing the Yukon electoral district of Porter Creek North as a member of the Yukon Party. She was elected as part of the 2016 ...more
    • Birthplace: Yukon, Florida
    George Fitzgerald Smoot III (born February 20, 1945) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, Nobel laureate, and one of two contestants to win the US$1 million prize on Are You Smarter than a 5th ...more