Famous People From California

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Dwayne Johnson
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time & One of the World's Highest-Grossing Actors)
Dwayne Johnson
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Birthdate: May 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Leonardo DiCaprio
(One of the Highest Grossing Talented Actors in Hollywood Known for His Work in Biopics and Period Films)
Leonardo DiCaprio
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Birthdate: November 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Steve Jobs
(Co-Founder, Former Chairman and CEO of 'Apple')
Steve Jobs
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 5, 2011
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Jennifer Aniston
(Best Known For Her Role of 'Rachel Green' on the TV Sitcom 'Friends')
Jennifer Aniston
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Birthdate: February 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Angelina Jolie
(Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actress In Her Hey Days)
Angelina Jolie
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Marilyn Monroe
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Birthdate: June 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 4, 1962
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Bruce Lee
(The Most Influential Martial Artist of All Time)
Bruce Lee
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Birthdate: November 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 20, 1973
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Tom Brady
(One of the Greatest American Football Quarterbacks of All-Time With Majority of Quarterback Records to His Credit.)
Tom Brady
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Snoop Dogg
(Rapper)
Snoop Dogg
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Tom Hanks
(One of the Most Popular Film Stars Worldwide, Known for Both His Comedic and Dramatic Roles)
Tom Hanks
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Birthdate: July 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Clint Eastwood
(Among the World's Best Known and Most Successful Movie Stars)
Clint Eastwood
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Birthdate: May 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Katy Perry
(Singer-songwriter)
Katy Perry
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Dr. Dre
(Rapper, Record producer & Entrepreneur)
Dr. Dre
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Carrie Fisher
(Famous for Playing Princess Leia in the 'Star Wars' Films)
Carrie Fisher
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Birthdate: October 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 27, 2016
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Eazy-E
(Rapper Known as the 'Godfather of Gangsta Rap')
Eazy-E
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 26, 1995
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Ice Cube
(Rapper - Contributed Significantly to the Development of 'Gangsta Rap')
Ice Cube
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Hailee Steinfeld
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'True Grit', 'The Edge of Seventeen' and the Series 'Hawkeye')
Hailee Steinfeld
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Jake Gyllenhaal
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Birthdate: December 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Cameron Diaz
(One of the Highest-Grossing US Actresses of All-Time)
Cameron Diaz
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Birthdate: August 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Gigi Hadid
(American Model and Television Personality)
Gigi Hadid
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Kendrick Lamar
(Regarded As One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)
Kendrick Lamar
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Kendall Jenner
(Supermodel Who Rose to Fame with the Reality TV Show 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians')
Kendall Jenner
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Nicolas Cage
(Actor & Producer)
Nicolas Cage
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Birthdate: January 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Tiger Woods
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Tiger Woods
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Ronda Rousey
(First American Female to Earn an Olympic Medal in Judo)
Ronda Rousey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Aaron Rodgers
(American Football Quarterback and 10-Time Winner of Pro Bowl)
Aaron Rodgers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Jamie Lee Curtis
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: 'True Lies' and the 'Halloween' Series)
Jamie Lee Curtis
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Birthdate: November 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Gwen Stefani
(Co-founder of Band 'No Doubt')
Gwen Stefani
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Ben Affleck
(Actor, Director, Producer & Screenwriter Known for the Portrayal of 'Batman' in Superhero Films)
Ben Affleck
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Birthdate: August 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Finneas O'Connell
(Pop Musician Known for His Collaboration with His Sister 'Billie Eilish' and Their Song 'No Time to Die')
Finneas O'Connell
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
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Drew Barrymore
(Actress Known for Her Movies: 'Charlie's Angels', 'Ever After', '50 First Dates' and 'Blended')
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Birthdate: February 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Kawhi Leonard
(American Professional Basketball Player and 5-Time NBA All-Star Winner)
Kawhi Leonard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Michelle Pfeiffer
(Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'Dangerous Liaisons', 'The Fabulous Baker Boys' and 'Love Field')
Michelle Pfeiffer
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Birthdate: April 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Kevin Costner
(American Actor and Director Known for His Academy-Award Winning Movie 'Dances with Wolves')
Kevin Costner
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Birthdate: January 18, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Will Ferrell
(Actor & Comedian)
Will Ferrell
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Birthdate: July 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Venus Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Venus Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Jessica Chastain
(Known for Starring in Films With Feminist Themes)
Jessica Chastain
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Birthdate: March 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Gwyneth Paltrow
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ' Shakespeare in Love')
Gwyneth Paltrow
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Birthdate: September 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Cherilyn Sarkisian
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists and 'Goddess of Pop')
Cherilyn Sarkisian
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Natalie Wood
(Actress)
Natalie Wood
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Birthdate: July 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 29, 1981
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Mark Hamill
(Best Known for His Portrayal of 'Luke Skywalker' in the 'Star Wars' Film Series)
Mark Hamill
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Birthdate: September 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Tim Burton
(Film Director Known for His 'Gothic Fantasy' & 'Horror' Films)
Tim Burton
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Birthdate: August 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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George Lucas
(Filmmaker Known for Creating the 'Star Wars' & 'Indiana Jones' Franchises)
George Lucas
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Birthdate: May 14, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Adam Levine
(Lead Vocalist of the Pop Rock Band 'Maroon 5'.)
Adam Levine
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Jodie Foster
(Actress & Director)
Jodie Foster
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Birthdate: November 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Billie Eilish
(The Youngest Recipient of the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and Record of the Year)
Billie Eilish
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 2001
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Shirley Temple
(Actress, 27th United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia)
Shirley Temple
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Birthdate: April 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 10, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Ansel Adams
(Photographer)
Ansel Adams
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: February 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 22, 1984
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Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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James Harden
(Basketball player)
James Harden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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The state of California is quite vast in size and is considered ‘The second largest state in the United States’ after New York. It shares its borders with 3 other American states, namely Oregon, Arizona and Nevada. The city of Los Angeles, situated in the state of California, is where the world’s biggest film industry, Hollywood, is located. The state attracts tourists from different parts of the globe, who mainly come to visit iconic places like Disneyland, Universal Studios, Griffith Park and Getty Center. Many famous Hollywood actors, musicians, singers and filmmakers hail from this American state. ‘Terminator’ actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, known for his great body and tremendous acting skills, hasn’t just lived in California, but was also elected the governor of the state. Singer and songwriter Katy Perry, Academy Award winner Brie Larson and Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp, singers Gwen Stefani and Jason Mraz as well as rapper Will.i.am are a few renowned residents of California. Famous actor Ben Affleck, who is immensely praised for his acting skills, hails from California as well. Here are other famous people from California & Celebs born in California you probably you didn’t know.