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Famous People of Scottish Descent  

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List Rules Celebrities and famous people who have Scottish heritage.

List of famous people of Scottish descent loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people are of Scottish descent. Some of them have a mixed heritage while others are 100 percent Scottish. Celebrities of Scottish descent have had successful careers in film, television, and politics. Several famous musicians and singers are also of Scottish ancestry.

Who is the most famous person of Scottish descent? Megan Fox tops our list. The Jennifer's Body star is of English, Scottish, German, French, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Powhatan Native American descent. She began her career as a model when she was just 13 years old. Other famous actresses of Scottish descent include “Friends” star Jennifer Aniston, Drinking Buddies star Olivia Wilde and Forgetting Sarah Marshall actress Kristen Bell.

Several world famous musicians also have Scottish ancestry. Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain is of Irish, English, Scottish, and German descent. With Nirvana, he wrote such hit songs as "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Heart-Shaped Box." Jim Morrison, of The Doors, is of English, Scottish, and Irish descent. Other famous musicians with a Scottish heritage include Metallica front man James Hetfield, No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani and singer/songwriter Alicia Keys.

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Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People of Scottish Descent
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Megan Fox is of English, Scottish, German, French, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Powhatan Native American descent. She has appeared in such films as Jennifer's Body and Friends with Kids.

Age: 32

Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

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Jennifer Aniston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People of Scottish Descent
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Jennifer Aniston's mother Nancy Dow is of Scottish, Irish, and Italian descent. She has appeared in such films as Friends with Money and We're the Millers.

Age: 50

Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People of Scottish Descent
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Britney Spears is of primarily English descent, but she also has Maltese, Scottish, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), Irish, French, Welsh and Italian ancestry. She made her TV debut on the talent competition program "Star Search."

Age: 37

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

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Kim Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People of Scottish Descent
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Kim Kardashian's mother Kris Kardashian is of Dutch, English, and Scottish ancestry. Her father is an Armenian American.

Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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