Situated on the banks of River Thames, London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. It is the most populous state in the country as well. It is classified as a leading global city, where a diverse range of languages and cultures thrive. With a variety of monuments, museums, cathedrals and world-heritage sites, the city is renowned for its vast number of tourists. Numerous notable personalities were born and raised in the city of London. Celebrities such as Tom Hardy, Tom Hiddleston, Emilia Clarke, Emily Blunt, Dev Patel, Idris Elba and Daniel Radcliffe were born here. Famous scientist Michael Faraday, poet John Keats, musician David Bowie, comedian Charlie Chaplin and director Alfred Hitchcock are also proud Londoners. Keep reading this list for more notable Londoners.
Charles, Prince of WalesCharles, Prince of Wales
14 November 1948, British
Prince of Wales
Edward VIII of the United KingdomEdward VIII of the United Kingdom
23 June 1894, British
King of United Kingdom

Dua LipaDua Lipa
22 August 1995, British
Singer-songwriter

Princess AnnePrincess Anne
15 August 1950, British
 

Rosamund PikeRosamund Pike
27 January 1979, British
Actress

Paul BettanyPaul Bettany
27 May 1971, British
Actor
Prince Andrew, Duke of YorkPrince Andrew, Duke of York
19 February 1960, British
Son of Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip

Carey MulliganCarey Mulligan
28 May 1985, British
Actress

Prince WilliamPrince William
21 June 1982, British
The Duke of Cambridge
George VGeorge V
03 June 1865, British
Former King of the United Kingdom

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer
Prince Edward, Earl of WessexPrince Edward, Earl of Wessex
10 March 1964, British
Prince

Camilla Parker BowlesCamilla Parker Bowles
17 July 1947, British
British duchess

Edward VIIEdward VII
09 November 1841, British
Former King of the United Kingdom

Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
04 August 1900, British
British Queen
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-WindsorArchie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
06 May 2019, British
Son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of SnowdonAntony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
07 March 1930, British
Photographer

Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
13 October 1971, British
Actor

Vanessa KirbyVanessa Kirby
18 April 1988, British
Actress
Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
16 April 1889, British
 

Christopher NolanChristopher Nolan
30 July 1970, British
Director
Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
21 February 1946, British
Actor

Helena Bonham CarterHelena Bonham Carter
26 May 1966, British
Actress

Robert PattinsonRobert Pattinson
13 May 1986, British
Actor
Keira KnightleyKeira Knightley
26 March 1985, British
Actress

Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe
23 July 1989, British
Actor
George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer

Natasha RichardsonNatasha Richardson
11 May 1963, British, American
Actress

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
27 February 1932, British, American
 
Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke
23 October 1986, British, American
Actress

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Benedict CumberbatchBenedict Cumberbatch
19 July 1976, British
Actor
Queen Elizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II
21 April 1926, British
Queen of the United Kingdom

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972, British
Actor

Thomas Brodie-SangsterThomas Brodie-Sangster
16 May 1990, British
Actor

Daniel Day-LewisDaniel Day-Lewis
29 April 1957, British
Actor
Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz
07 March 1970, British
Actress
Mary of TeckMary of Teck
26 May 1867, British
Queen consort of the United Kingdom

Tom HiddlestonTom Hiddleston
09 February 1981, British
Actor

Michael CaineMichael Caine
14 March 1933, British
Actor

Freddie HighmoreFreddie Highmore
14 February 1992, British
Actor
Emma ThompsonEmma Thompson
15 April 1959, British
Actress

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland
21 December 1966, Canadian, British
Actor, Director, Producer, Voice Actor

William IV of the United KingdomWilliam IV of the United Kingdom
21 August 1765, British
King of the United Kingdom

George IV of the United KingdomGeorge IV of the United Kingdom
12 August 1762, British
King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

Prince George of CambridgePrince George of Cambridge
22 July 2013, British
Prince of Cambridge
AdeleAdele
05 May 1988, British
Singer-songwriter

Phoebe Waller-BridgePhoebe Waller-Bridge
14 July 1985, British
Actress
Lady Sarah ChattoLady Sarah Chatto
01 May 1964, British
Daughter of Princess Margaret

Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury
16 October 1925, Irish, British, American
Actress

Jude LawJude Law
29 December 1972, British
Actor
James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978, British
Actor

Damian LewisDamian Lewis
11 February 1971, British
Actor
Helen MirrenHelen Mirren
26 July 1945, British
Actress

Tilda SwintonTilda Swinton
05 November 1960, British
Actress

Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade
12 June 1977, British
Actor

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Primatologist

Mark ThatcherMark Thatcher
15 August 1953, British
Businessman
Kit HaringtonKit Harington
26 December 1986, British
Actor

Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock
13 August 1899, British, American
Film Director

Keir StarmerKeir Starmer
02 September 1962, British
Party leader of the Labour Party

Jameela JamilJameela Jamil
25 February 1986, British
Actress
Andy SerkisAndy Serkis
20 April 1964, British
Actor

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist
Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945, British
Singer-songwriter

Mark StrongMark Strong
05 August 1963, British
Actor

Dev PatelDev Patel
23 April 1990, British
Actor
Richard BransonRichard Branson
18 July 1950, British
Entrepreneur

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host
Princess Charlotte of CambridgePrincess Charlotte of Cambridge
02 May 2015, British
Daughter of Prince William

Emily RatajkowskiEmily Ratajkowski
07 June 1991, American
Model, Actress

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee
08 June 1955, British
Inventor of the World Wide Web
Dan StevensDan Stevens
10 October 1982, British
Actor

Thandie NewtonThandie Newton
06 November 1972, British
Actress
Simon CowellSimon Cowell
07 October 1959, British
Television personality

George III of the United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom
04 June 1738, British
King

Suki WaterhouseSuki Waterhouse
05 January 1992, British
Model

Alfred MolinaAlfred Molina
24 May 1953, British, American
Actor
Jimmy PageJimmy Page
09 January 1944, British
Musician
Jane SeymourJane Seymour
15 February 1951, British
 

Prince Louis of CambridgePrince Louis of Cambridge
23 April 2018, British
Member of the British Royal Family

Billy IdolBilly Idol
30 November 1955, British
 

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974, Canadian, British, American
Actor
David CameronDavid Cameron
09 October 1966, British
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Helen McCroryHelen McCrory
17 August 1968, British
Actress

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace
10 December 1815, British
Countess of Lovelace

Sid ViciousSid Vicious
10 May 1957, British
Musician
Kunal NayyarKunal Nayyar
30 April 1981, Indian, British
Actor

Andrew LincolnAndrew Lincoln
14 September 1973, British
Actor
Asa ButterfieldAsa Butterfield
01 April 1997, British
Actor

Sue PerkinsSue Perkins
22 September 1969, British
Comedian
Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist
SealSeal
19 February 1963, British
Singer-songwriter