Famous People Born In Leicester

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

Vote for Your Favourite People Born In Leicester

 1 Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: November 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Madeleine Beth McCann

Madeleine Beth McCann
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 2003
Sun Sign: Taurus

 3 Emile Heskey

Emile Heskey
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: January 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 Joseph Merrick

Joseph Merrick
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Elephant Man
Birthdate: August 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 11, 1890
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 5 David Icke

David Icke
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus

 6 Parminder Nagra

Parminder Nagra
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 7 Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears
0
Famous As: Actor, Film director, Film producer
Birthdate: June 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
You May Like

 8 Michael Kitchen

Michael Kitchen
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 David Cook

David Cook
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 10 Peter Shilton

Peter Shilton
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: September 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Beryl Markham

Beryl Markham
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Horse trainer
Birthdate: October 26, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 3, 1986

 12 Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 13 Andy Nyman

Andy Nyman
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 14 Joe Orton

Joe Orton
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 9, 1967

 15 Kate O'Mara

Kate O'Mara
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 30, 2014
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 16 Rachel Parris

Rachel Parris
2
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 17 Gok Wan

Gok Wan
3
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion consultant
Birthdate: September 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo

 18 Willie Thorne

Willie Thorne
0
Famous As: Snooker player
Birthdate: March 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 17, 2020

 19 Dominic Keating

Dominic Keating
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 Jon Lord

Jon Lord
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, pianist
Birthdate: June 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 16, 2012

 21 John Illsley

John Illsley
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Bassist, Guitarist
Birthdate: June 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer

 22 Katie Boulter

Katie Boulter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 Sue Townsend

Sue Townsend
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 10, 2014

 24 Pick Withers

Pick Withers
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: April 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries

 25 Colin Wilson

Colin Wilson
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 5, 2013

 26 Philippa of Lancaster

Philippa of Lancaster
0
Famous As: Queen of Portugal (1387-1415)
Birthdate: March 31, 1360
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 19, 1415

 27 James Allen

James Allen
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 28, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 12, 1912

 28 David Wise

David Wise
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: composer, musician
Birthdate: September 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo

 29 C.P. Snow

C.P. Snow
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 1, 1980

 30 Ashish Thakkar

Ashish Thakkar
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businesspeople
Birthdate: August 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo

 31 Errol Christie

Errol Christie
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer, Boxing trainer
Birthdate: June 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 11, 2017

 32 Roger Chapman

Roger Chapman
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries

 33 Davy Graham

Davy Graham
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: November 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 15, 2008

 34 Kevin Myers

Kevin Myers
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries

 35 Chris Adcock

Chris Adcock
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: April 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 36 Tony Sibson

Tony Sibson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 9, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries

 37 Henry Walter Bates

Henry Walter Bates
0
Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: February 8, 1825
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 16, 1892

 38 Philip Voss

Philip Voss
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 13, 2020

 39 Helen Pearson

Helen Pearson
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 40 Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 41 Simon Raven

Simon Raven
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 28, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 12, 2001

 42 Gregory Winter

Gregory Winter
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: British biochemst
Birthdate: April 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries

 43 Jamie Caven

Jamie Caven
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Darts player
Birthdate: March 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces

 44 Barry Jenkins

Barry Jenkins
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 45 Alan Walters

Alan Walters
0
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 3, 2009

 46 Ernest Gimson

Ernest Gimson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: December 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 12, 1919

 47 David Cook

David Cook
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 19, 2020

 48 Susan Fitzgerald

Susan Fitzgerald
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 9, 2013

 49 Richard Dyer-Bennet

Richard Dyer-Bennet
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 14, 1991

 50 Adam Watson

Adam Watson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: August 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 24, 2007