Famous People From Florida

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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.
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 1 
XXXTentacion
(Rapper Well Known for His Depressing, and at Times Devastating Music)
XXXTentacion
785
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 18, 2018
 2 
Ariana Grande
(The Most Streamed Female Artist Ever)
Ariana Grande
459
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 3 
Roman Reigns
(American Professional Wrestler and Longest-Reigning WWE Universal Champion)
Roman Reigns
141
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Jim Morrison
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Doors')
Jim Morrison
70
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 3, 1971
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Tom Petty
(Rock Singer, Guitarist)
Tom Petty
38
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 2, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Deion Sanders
(Former American Football Player, Coach and Only Athlete to Play in Both 'Super Bowl' and 'World Series')
Deion Sanders
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Bob Ross
(Painter, Art Instructor and Television Host)
Bob Ross
46
Birthdate: October 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 4, 1995
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Sidney Poitier
(Director and the First African-American to Win an Academy Award for Best Actor)
Sidney Poitier
17
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 6, 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Anya Taylor-Joy
(Actress Known for Her Role in the Series: 'Peaky Blinders', 'The Queen's Gambit' and the Film 'Emma')
Anya Taylor-Joy
170
Birthdate: April 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
 10 
Vince Carter
(American Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played as the Shooting Guard / Small Forward )
Vince Carter
28
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Bella Thorne
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role in TV Series 'Shake It Up' and 'The Babysitter' Film Series)
Bella Thorne
132
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 12 
Sarah Paulson
(Actress)
Sarah Paulson
61
Birthdate: December 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Eva Mendes
(Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'Hitch', '2 Fast 2 Furious' and 'Ghost Rider')
Eva Mendes
31
Birthdate: March 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
 14 
Ron DeSantis
(46th Governor of Florida )
Ron DeSantis
175
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Debbie Harry
(Singer-Songwriter, Actress and Lead Vocalist of the Band ‘Blondie’)
Debbie Harry
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 16 
YNW Melly
(Rapper and Singer Best Known for His Songs ‘Murder on My Mind’ and ‘Mixed Personalities’)
YNW Melly
142
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Norman Reedus
(Actor and Model Known for His Role as ‘Daryl Dixon’ in the TV Series ‘The Walking Dead’)
Norman Reedus
29
Birthdate: January 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Antonio Brown
(American Football Wide Receiver)
Antonio Brown
47
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Lil Pump
(American Rapper Known for His Single 'Gucci Gang')
Lil Pump
133
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 17, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
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Pitbull
(One of the Best-Selling Rappers of All-Time)
Pitbull
64
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Carla Gugino
(Actress)
Carla Gugino
21
Birthdate: August 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 22 
Victoria Justice
(Actress & Pop Singer)
Victoria Justice
44
Birthdate: February 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Maya Rudolph
(Actress, Comedian and Singer)
Maya Rudolph
72
Birthdate: July 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
 24 
Kodak Black
(American Rapper Known for His Albums: ‘Painting Pictures’, ‘Dying to Live’ and ‘Bill Israel’)
Kodak Black
51
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Wesley Snipes
(Known for His Action Roles in Films 'Blade' and 'Passenger 57')
Wesley Snipes
24
Birthdate: July 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
 26 
Ray Lewis
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Middle Linebacker)
Ray Lewis
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Faye Dunaway
(One of the Most Beautiful and Greatest Actresses of Her Generation)
Faye Dunaway
12
Birthdate: January 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Emmitt Smith
(Former American Professional Football Player Who Played in the Running Back Position)
Emmitt Smith
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Peyton List
(American Actress and Model Known for Her Role in the ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Film Series)
Peyton List
31
Birthdate: April 6, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Bobby Shmurda
(Rapper and Songwriter Best Known for His Singles: ‘Hot Nigga’, ‘Bobby Bitch’ and ‘No Time for Sleep’)
Bobby Shmurda
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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William H. Macy
18
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Lamar Jackson
(Football player)
Lamar Jackson
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Chris Evert
(American Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Chris Evert
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Sofia Daccarett Char
(Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Role as ‘Evie’ in the ‘Descendants’ Television Film Series)
Sofia Daccarett Char
22
Birthdate: April 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Josh Gad
(Actor and Voice Artist Known for His Roles in the Films: 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Frozen' Series)
Josh Gad
27
Birthdate: February 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Bailee Madison
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role as ‘May Belle Aarons’ in the Film ‘Bridge to Terabithia’)
Bailee Madison
33
Birthdate: October 15, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 37 
Matthew Stafford
(American Football Quarterback)
Matthew Stafford
28
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 38 
Brittany Snow
(Actress and Model Known for Her TV Series: ‘Guiding Light’ and ‘American Dreams’)
Brittany Snow
10
Birthdate: March 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 39 
Mimi Rogers
(Actress)
Mimi Rogers
23
Birthdate: January 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 40 
Danielle Bregoli
99
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 2003
Sun Sign: Aries
 41 
Wilmer Valderrama
(Known for His Role as 'Fez' in the Popular Sitcom ‘That '70s Show')
Wilmer Valderrama
19
Birthdate: January 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 42 
Jason Derulo
(Best Known for His Singles “Whatcha Say,” "In My Head" and "Wiggle")
Jason Derulo
44
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 43 
Noah Centineo
(Most Famous for Playing 'Peter Kavinsky' in 'To All the Boys' Trilogy on Netflix)
Noah Centineo
66
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
 44 
Tiffany Trump
(Daughter of Donald Trump)
Tiffany Trump
101
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Tracy McGrady
(Shooting Guard, Small Forward)
Tracy McGrady
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 46 
Kayleigh McEnany
(Political Commentator)
Kayleigh McEnany
41
Birthdate: April 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 47 
Derrick Henry
(American football player)
Derrick Henry
31
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 48 
Laila Ali
(One of the Greatest Female Boxers of All Time)
Laila Ali
30
Birthdate: December 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 49 
Billy Beane
(American Former Professional Baseball Player and Executive Vice President of the Oakland Athletics)
Billy Beane
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
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Bray Wyatt
(American Professional Wrestler)
Bray Wyatt
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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