Famous People From California

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson
83
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Actor, Professional wrestler
Birthdate: May 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio
46
Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: November 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston
87
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 4 Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
50
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-founder of Apple
Birthdate: February 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 5, 2011
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 5 Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie
83
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee
32
Famous As: Actor, Martial Artist
Birthdate: November 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 20, 1973
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 7 Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 5, 1962
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 8 Tom Brady

Tom Brady
45
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Quarterback
Birthdate: August 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 9 Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg
25
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 10 Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks
28
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
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 11 Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 27, 2016
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 12 Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 13 Katy Perry

Katy Perry
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Record producer, and entrepreneur
Birthdate: February 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 15 Eazy-E

Eazy-E
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 26, 1995
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 16 Ice Cube

Ice Cube
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 17 Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 19 Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 20 Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 21 Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Socialite
Birthdate: November 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani
37
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 23 Finneas O'Connell

Finneas O'Connell
28
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo

 24 Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods
28
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: December 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 25 Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: February 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 26 Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 27 Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 28 Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis
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Famous As: Actress, Author
Birthdate: November 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 29 Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 30 Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith
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Famous As: Rapper, Actor
Birthdate: July 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 31 Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster
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Famous As: Actress & Director
Birthdate: November 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 32 Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 33 Tim Burton

Tim Burton
16
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 34 Adam Levine

Adam Levine
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: March 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill
8
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 George Lucas

George Lucas
11
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: May 14, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus

 37 Venus Williams

Venus Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: June 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 18, 2001
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 39 Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple
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Famous As: Actress, United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1989-92)
Birthdate: April 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 10, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 40 Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: November 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 41 Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 42 James Harden

James Harden
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 43 Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 29, 1981
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 44 Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Media personality, Socialite
Birthdate: October 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 45 Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman

Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: September 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 46 Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 47 Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo

 48 Brie Larson

Brie Larson
40
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 49 Blake Lively

Blake Lively
26
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: August 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 50 Paul Walker

Paul Walker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 30, 2013
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