Famous People Born In Chicago

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Situated in the state of Illinois is the country’s third most populous city and the most populous in the Midwestern United States – the city of Chicago. With several monuments and landmarks, Chicago is one of the top visited cities in the United States of America. It is often referred to as ‘The Windy City’ and houses a massive population of almost 10 million. Numerous distinguished and celebrated personalities were born and raised in Chicago. From the former first-lady Michelle Obama to Hillary Clinton, Chicago is the birthplace of many celebrities. Individuals such as Walt Disney, Hugh Hefner, Robin Williams, Harrison Ford, Soulja Boy, Cindy Crawford and John Cusack were born in the city of Chicago. Presenting to you, the full-list of celebrities from Chicago.
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 1 
Robin Williams
(Actor & Comedian Best Known for His Roles in 'Mork & Mindy ', 'Popeye' and 'Good Will Hunting')
Robin Williams
132
Birthdate: July 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 11, 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Harrison Ford
(One of The Highest-Grossing Actors in North America)
Harrison Ford
79
Birthdate: July 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 3 
Juice WRLD
(Rapper)
Juice WRLD
284
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 8, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Walt Disney
(Pioneer of the American Animation Industry)
Walt Disney
85
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 15, 1966
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Dwyane Wade
(Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played as a Shooting Guard)
Dwyane Wade
56
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
Quincy Jones
(Musician and Second Most Oscar-Nominated African American)
Quincy Jones
34
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
 7 
CM Punk
(American Professional Wrestler and Retired Mixed Martial Artist)
CM Punk
41
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
John Mulaney
(Stand-Up Comedian and Writer for the TV Show ‘Saturday Night Live’)
John Mulaney
53
Birthdate: August 26, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Bobby Fischer
(American Chess Grandmaster and the Eleventh World Chess Champion)
Bobby Fischer
54
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 17, 2008
 10 
Pat Sajak
( Host of the American Television Game Show 'Wheel of Fortune')
Pat Sajak
19
Birthdate: October 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Michelle Obama
(First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017)
Michelle Obama
275
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 12 
Gillian Anderson
55
Birthdate: August 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 13 
Anthony Davis
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as the Power Forward and Centre Positions)
Anthony Davis
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
Michael Clarke Duncan
16
Birthdate: December 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 3, 2012
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 15 
John Belushi
(Comedian, Actor and One of the Seven Original Cast Members of the Comedy Show 'Saturday Night Live')
John Belushi
24
Birthdate: January 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 5, 1982
 16 
Chance the Rapper
(Rapper Known for His Mixtapes "Acid Rap," "10 Day" and "Coloring Book")
Chance the Rapper
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Derrick Rose
(American Professional Basketball Player)
Derrick Rose
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Mr. T
(Actor)
Mr. T
18
Birthdate: May 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Common
(Rapper)
Common
28
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Bernie Mac
(Actor and Comedian Known for His TV Series ‘The Bernie Mac Show’)
Bernie Mac
16
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: October 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 9, 2008
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 21 
Jennifer Hudson
(Singer & Actress Known for Her Role in the Musical 'Dreamgirls')
Jennifer Hudson
24
Birthdate: September 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Gina Rodriguez
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Jane Villanueva’ in the TV Series ‘Jane the Virgin’)
Gina Rodriguez
18
Birthdate: July 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 23 
Harold Ramis
(American actor)
Harold Ramis
12
Birthdate: November 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 24, 2014
 24 
Mandy Patinkin
(Actor and Singer)
Mandy Patinkin
11
Birthdate: November 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Raquel Welch
(Actress)
Raquel Welch
18
Birthdate: September 5, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 26 
Daryl Hannah
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in the Films: 'Kill Bill', 'Blade Runner' and 'Splash')
Daryl Hannah
24
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Shel Silverstein
46
Birthdate: September 25, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 10, 1999
 28 
Kiernan Shipka
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Sally Draper’ in the TV Series ‘Mad Men’)
Kiernan Shipka
29
Birthdate: November 10, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 29 
Bob Fosse
(American Choreographer and Director Known for His Works ‘The Pajama Game’ and ‘Damn Yankees’)
Bob Fosse
14
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 23, 1987
 30 
Michael Peña
16
Birthdate: January 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 31 
Jennifer Morrison
(Actress and Director, Best Known for Her Role as ‘Dr. Allison Cameron’ in the Film ‘House')
Jennifer Morrison
10
Birthdate: April 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
 32 
Hugh Hefner
(Founder of 'Playboy' Magazine)
Hugh Hefner
54
Birthdate: April 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 27, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 33 
Terrence Howard
18
Birthdate: March 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Philip K. Dick
(American Science Fiction Writer)
Philip K. Dick
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 2, 1982
 35 
Jennifer Beals
(Actress and Former Teen Model)
Jennifer Beals
10
Birthdate: December 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 36 
Maria Shriver
(Former First Lady of California (2003 - 2011) and Ex-Wife of Actor 'Arnold Schwarzenegger')
Maria Shriver
17
Birthdate: November 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 37 
Karlie Kloss
(American Fashion Model and Former Victoria's Secret Angel)
Karlie Kloss
21
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 38 
Chief Keef
(Rapper, Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer)
Chief Keef
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
John C. Reilly
(Known for His Oscar-Nominated Role in 'Chicago')
John C. Reilly
14
Birthdate: May 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
Patti Smith
(Known for Her Hit Single “Because the Night”)
Patti Smith
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Michael Crichton
(Best Known as the Author of “Jurassic Park” and the creator of the TV Drama “ER”)
Michael Crichton
5
Birthdate: October 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 4, 2008
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 42 
Sasha Obama
(Daughter of Former US President Barack Obama)
Sasha Obama
65
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
 43 
Jason Robards
5
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 26, 2000
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 44 
Dan Castellaneta
(Best Known as the Voice of “Homer Simpson” on the Animated Series “The Simpsons”)
Dan Castellaneta
4
Birthdate: October 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 45 
Fred Savage
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as ‘Kevin Arnold’ in the TV Series ‘The Wonder Years’)
Fred Savage
16
Birthdate: July 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 46 
Chloe Bennet
(Actress and Singer Known for Her TV Series ‘Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’)
Chloe Bennet
16
Birthdate: April 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 47 
Patricia Arquette
(Best Known for Her Academy-Award Winning Role of ‘Olivia Evans’ in the Film ‘Boyhood’)
Patricia Arquette
17
Birthdate: April 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 48 
Soulja Boy
(Rapper)
Soulja Boy
32
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 49 
Anna Chlumsky
(Actress)
Anna Chlumsky
9
Birthdate: December 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 50 
Lil Durk
(Rapper and Lead Member and Founder of the Collective and Record Label 'Only the Family')
Lil Durk
34
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)