Famous People From Florida

Florida is the 22nd most widespread and 3rd most populous state in the United States. Literally meaning ‘land of flowers’, it is located in the southeastern region of the country, with Tallahassee as its capital. It enjoys the longest coastline in all of America, and extends like a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean and the Straits of Florida. Miami metropolitan area is in fact the most populous and popular area of Florida, which continues to attract celebrities from various spheres of life. The state enjoys diversity as Native American, European, Hispanic, Latino and African American culture and heritage is omnipresent in the states’ culture, cuisine and architecture. Many distinguished and celebrated individuals were born in the city of Florida. One such person would be American rapper, singer and songwriter Flo Rida, who derived his name from his hometown Florida. From the legendary Jim Morrison to the popular Jason Derulo, Florida has been place where icons were born. Even prominent celebrities such as Mandy Moore, Vanilla Ice, Enrique Iglesias and T-Pain, all hail from the ‘Sunshine State’ that is Florida. Here is a list of some more celebrities from the state of Florida.

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 
Ariana Grande
(The Most Streamed Female Artist Ever)

Ariana Grande
303
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 2 
XXXTentacion
(Rapper)

XXXTentacion
308
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 18, 2018

 3 
Roman Reigns
(Professional Wrestler)

Roman Reigns
82
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 4 
Jim Morrison
( Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Doors')

Jim Morrison
41
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 3, 1971
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 5 
Tom Petty
(Rock Singer, Guitarist)

Tom Petty
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 2, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 
Bob Ross
(Painter)

Bob Ross
35
Birthdate: October 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 4, 1995
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 7 
Anya Taylor-Joy
(Portrayed Beth Harmon in the Netflix Miniseries 'The Queen's Gambit')

Anya Taylor-Joy
134
Birthdate: April 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 8 
Vince Carter
(Basketball Player)

Vince Carter
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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 9 
Deion Sanders
(American Football player, Baseball Player)

Deion Sanders
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 10 

Sidney Poitier
8
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 6, 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 11 
Bella Thorne
(Actress, Singer)

Bella Thorne
88
Birthdate: October 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 12 
Sarah Paulson
(Actress)

Sarah Paulson
38
Birthdate: December 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 13 
Eva Mendes
(Actress)

Eva Mendes
19
Birthdate: March 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces

 14 
Lil Pump
(Rapper)

Lil Pump
75
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 17, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
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 15 
YNW Melly
(Rapper)

YNW Melly
91
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 16 
Antonio Brown
(American football wide receiver)

Antonio Brown
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 17 
Pitbull
(Rapper)

Pitbull
44
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 18 
Debbie Harry
(Singer-songwriter)

Debbie Harry
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 19 

Norman Reedus
14
Birthdate: January 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 
Carla Gugino
(Actress)

Carla Gugino
12
Birthdate: August 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 21 
Maya Rudolph
(Actress)

Maya Rudolph
52
Birthdate: July 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo

 22 
Kodak Black
(Rapper)

Kodak Black
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
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 23 
Tiffany Trump
(Daughter of Donald Trump)

Tiffany Trump
64
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 24 
Victoria Justice
(Actress, Singer)

Victoria Justice
24
Birthdate: February 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 25 

Wesley Snipes
11
Birthdate: July 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo

 26 
Ron DeSantis
(Governor of Florida)

Ron DeSantis
82
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 27 
Ray Lewis
(American Football Player)

Ray Lewis
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 28 

William H. Macy
13
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 29 

Wilmer Valderrama
12
Birthdate: January 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 30 
Faye Dunaway
(Actress)

Faye Dunaway
8
Birthdate: January 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 31 

Bobby Shmurda
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 32 
Emmitt Smith
(American Football Player)

Emmitt Smith
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 33 
Josh Gad
(Actor)

Josh Gad
15
Birthdate: February 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 34 
Dan Bilzerian
(Poker Player, Businessman & Social Media Influencer)

Dan Bilzerian
31
Birthdate: December 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 35 
Peyton List
(Actress)

Peyton List
18
Birthdate: April 6, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 36 
Chris Evert
(Tennis player)

Chris Evert
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 37 
Lamar Jackson
(Football player)

Lamar Jackson
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 38 
Bailee Madison
(T.V. Actress)

Bailee Madison
15
Birthdate: October 15, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 
Matthew Stafford
(American Football Player)

Matthew Stafford
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 40 
Jason Derulo
(Singer-songwriter)

Jason Derulo
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 41 
Mimi Rogers
(Actress)

Mimi Rogers
13
Birthdate: January 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 42 
Brittany Snow
(Actress)

Brittany Snow
7
Birthdate: March 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 43 
Tracy McGrady
(Shooting Guard, Small Forward)

Tracy McGrady
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 44 

Danielle Bregoli
68
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 2003
Sun Sign: Aries
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 45 
Noah Centineo
(Best Known for His Role as 'Jesus Adams Foster' in The Television Series 'The Fosters')

Noah Centineo
53
Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus

 46 

Sofia Daccarett Char
11
Birthdate: April 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 47 
Bray Wyatt
(Professional Wrestler)

Bray Wyatt
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 48 
Derrick Henry
(American football player)

Derrick Henry
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 49 
Dany Garcia
(Producer)

Dany Garcia
8
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 50 

Brooks Koepka
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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