Famous People Born In Brisbane

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 1 
Miranda Otto
(Actor)
Miranda Otto
22
Birthdate: December 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Jacob Elordi
(Australian Actor Known for His Role as ‘Noah Flynn’ in ‘The Kissing Booth’ Film Series)
Jacob Elordi
156
Birthdate: June 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer

Australian heartthrob Jacob Elordi was a film buff since an early age and wanted to become an actor like his idol, Heath Ledger. Following a debut in a musical and few more acting assignments, he ultimately hit it big with Netflix teen film The Kissing Booth and HBO series Euphoria. Jacob Elordi is also a budding young activist and has spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

 3 
Claire Holt
(Australian Actress Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'H2O: Just Add Water')
Claire Holt
20
Birthdate: June 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini

Star of the horror film Messengers 2: The Scarecrow and 47 Meters Down, Claire Holt is a Brisbane-born American actress and model, who appeared on the Buddy TV list of top 100 sexiest women in 2011. She is also known for acting in the Australian television series H2O: Just Add Water. Married to Andrew Joblon, she has two children. 

 4 
Ibn Taymiyyah
(Scholar)
Ibn Taymiyyah
8
Birthdate: January 22, 1263
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 26, 1328
 5 
Jacinda Barrett
(Actress, Model)
Jacinda Barrett
15
Birthdate: August 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Jacinda Barrett is best known as Diana Rayburn from the series Bloodline. A former model, she was one of People’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. She has also been part of the films Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason and Poseidon, and the series The Real World: London.
 6 
Alyssa Sutherland
(Actor, Model, Film actor)
Alyssa Sutherland
13
Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Scott Dixon
(New Zealand Motorsports Racing Driver)
Scott Dixon
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer

Scott Dixon is a racing driver who competes in the IndyCar Series. He has won the IndyCar Championship on six occasions. He is also counted among the greatest drivers in the history of Indianapolis 500. Dixon has won the Bruce McLaren Trophy and the Jim Clark Trophy. In 2008 and 2013, he was named New Zealand’s Sportsman of the Year.

 8 
Hurrem Sultan
(Queen)
Hurrem Sultan
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1502 AD
Died: April 15, 1558
 9 
Harald Bluetooth
(King)
Harald Bluetooth
6
Birthdate: 0910 AD
Died: 0986 AD
 10 
Jonathan Hyde
(Actor)
Jonathan Hyde
5
Birthdate: May 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
Bowen Yang
(Actor, Podcaster)
Bowen Yang
1
Birthdate: November 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 12 
Levi Miller
26
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra

Levi Miller is an Australian model and actor known for his portrayal of Peter Pan in the 2015 American fantasy film, Pan. He also achieved widespread critical acclaim for his performance in the psychological horror film, Better Watch Out. Miller, who has been active since a young age, was named ambassador for the Ralph Lauren kids' fall campaign in 2015.

 13 
Alex Russell
(Australian Actor and Director Best Known for His Films 'Chronicle' and 'Believe Me')
Alex Russell
4
Birthdate: December 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 14 
Lachlan Gillespie
(actor)
Lachlan Gillespie
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
 15 
Darren Hayes
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Darren Hayes
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Johnathan Thurston
(Australian Former Professional Rugby League Footballer)
Johnathan Thurston
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Samantha Stosur
(Australian Professional Tennis Player)
Samantha Stosur
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries

Australian tennis player Samantha Stosur, once world number 1 in doubles, has also had a career-high ranking of 4 in singles. She holds a national WTA record of being the top player for 442 consecutive weeks. Openly lesbian, she had a daughter with her partner, Liz Astling, in 2020.

 18 
Stephanie Rice
(Australian Swimmer Who Won Three Gold Medals at the 2008 Olympics)
Stephanie Rice
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini

Stephanie Rice is an Australian retired swimmer best known for winning three gold medals at the 2008 Olympics. In the same year, she was named Telstra Australian Swimmer of the Year. Rice also won two silver medals and five bronze medals at the World Championships during her career. In 2019, she was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

 19 
Bernard Fanning
(Australian Singer-Songwriter and Musician)
Bernard Fanning
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
 Bernard Fanning is an Austrialian musician who was the lead vocalist of Queensland alternative rock band, Powderfinger. Fanning is heavily influenced by musicians such as David Bowie and The Beatles. His album Odyssey no. 5 is one of the highest-selling albums in Australia. Fanning is associated with philanthropic causes and is an advocate for Aboriginal justice in Australia.
 20 
Andrew Stockdale
(Australian Singer, Musician, and Record Producer)
Andrew Stockdale
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer

Andrew Stockdale gained fame as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Wolfmother. Apart from releasing iconic albums such as Cosmic Egg with his band, he also released solo records such as Keep Moving. The APRA Award winner has revolutionized the neo-psychedelia and stoner rock genres.

 21 
Adelaide Clemens
(Actor)
Adelaide Clemens
2
Birthdate: November 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Michael Doohan
(Motorcycle racer)
Michael Doohan
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
 23 
Wade Robson
(Australian Choreographer and Dancer)
Wade Robson
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
 24 
Matt Passmore
(Actor, Film actor)
Matt Passmore
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Matthew Mitcham
(Australian Diver and Trampoline Gymnast Who Became the First Openly Gay Olympic Gold Medalist)
Matthew Mitcham
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces

Olympic gold medal-winning Australian diver Matthew Mitcham initially competed as a trampoline gymnast, too, and trained in both the sports for a while. He holds the all-time Olympic record for the 2nd highest single-dive score. Openly gay, he is also an LGBTQ icon and the first known gay Olympic gold medalist.

 26 
Peter C. Doherty
(Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner)
Peter C. Doherty
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra

Peter C. Doherty is an Australian veterinary surgeon whose work and research on the immune system earned him the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. In 1997, he was adjudged Australian of the Year. Over the course of his illustrious career, Doherty has received several other prestigious awards, such as the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research.

 27 
Ben Lawson
(Actor)
Ben Lawson
5
Birthdate: February 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 28 
John Eales
(Australian Former Rugby Union Player and the Most Successful Captain in the History of Australian Rugby)
John Eales
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 29 
Michael Lynagh
(Australian Former Rugby Union Player Who Played Mainly as a Fly-Half)
Michael Lynagh
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Catherine McNeil
(Australian Fashion Model)
Catherine McNeil
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini

Australian supermodel Catherine McNeil was 14 when she won a modelling contest in Brisbane and gained attention. Apart from walking the ramp for Versace and Louis Vuitton, she has also graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue. She is reportedly bisexual and is fond of tattoos, too.

 31 
Kieren Perkins
(Legendary Australian Swimmer, Olympic Gold Medalist, and Sports Administrator)
Kieren Perkins
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo

One of Australia’s best-known distance swimmers, Kieren Perkins is also known to fans as the Superfish. Apart from breaking 11 world records, he also became the first person to simultaneously hold the World, Olympic, Commonwealth, and Pan Pacific titles. The 2-time Olympic gold medalist later became the CEO of the Australian Sports Commission.

 32 
John Bradfield
(Designer of Sydney Harbour Bridge)
John Bradfield
4
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 26, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 23, 1943

John Bradfield was an Australian engineer remembered for envisioning the Sydney Harbour Bridge; he oversaw the design and the construction of the bridge, which is now considered a major landmark in Sydney. He was also associated with many other notable projects, such as the Cataract Dam, Brisbane's Story Bridge, and Burrinjuck Dam. He received many prestigious awards during his lifetime.

 33 
Jeff Horn
(Australian Professional Boxer Who Held the WBO Welterweight Title from 2017 to 2018)
Jeff Horn
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Jeff Horn is an Australian professional boxer. He held the WBO welterweight title from 2017 to 2018. He represented Australia at the 2012 Olympics as an amateur and reached the quarterfinals of the light-welterweight bracket. He made his professional debut the following year. He moved up to middleweight in 2018. He has worked as a physical education teacher as well. 

 34 
Pauline Hanson
(Australian Senator for Queensland and Federal President of Pauline Hanson's One Nation)
Pauline Hanson
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 27, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini

Pauline Hanson is an Australian politician who has been serving as a senator for Queensland since 2016. Hanson is credited with founding a right-wing political party called One Nation, for which she also serves as the leader. Also an author, Pauline Hanson has published many books, including her autobiography, Untamed and Unashamed.

 35 
Conrad Sewell
(Singer)
Conrad Sewell
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
 36 
Kyle Sandilands
(Radio personality)
Kyle Sandilands
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
 37 
Jonas Savimbi
(Politician)
Jonas Savimbi
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 22, 2002
 38 
Craig Horner
(Television actor, Actor, Film actor)
Craig Horner
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 39 
Ashleigh Brewer
(Australian Actress)
Ashleigh Brewer
2
Birthdate: December 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 40 
Cassandra Delaney
(Australian Actress Best Known for Her Marriage & Divorce from American Singer John Denver)
Cassandra Delaney
1
Birthdate: September 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
 41 
Darren Lockyer
(Australian Television Commentator and Former Professional Rugby League Footballer)
Darren Lockyer
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Tayla Harris
(Australian Rules Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Tayla Harris
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Mirinda Carfrae
(Australian Professional Triathlete and an Ironman Triathlon World Champion)
Mirinda Carfrae
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 44 
Scott McNeil
(Actor)
Scott McNeil
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
Peter Dutton
(Minister for Defence of Australia since 2021)
Peter Dutton
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 46 
Fraser Anning
(Politician)
Fraser Anning
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
 47 
Tabatha Coffey
(Television personality known for her participation on the television show Shear Genius, Tabatha Takes Over)
Tabatha Coffey
0
Birthdate: May 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 48 
Jodie Henry
(Former Australian Competitive Swimmer Who Won Three Gold Medals at the 2004 Olympics)
Jodie Henry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Jodie Henry is an Australian former swimmer best known for winning three gold medals at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. She also won five gold medals at the World Championships. A former world-record holder, Jodie Henry also has four Commonwealth Games gold medals and two Pan Pacific Championship titles under her belt.

 49 
Noel Jones
(Pastor)
Noel Jones
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 50 
Pita Taufatofua
(Taekwondo athlete and Cross-country skier)
Pita Taufatofua
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)