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.
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer
Dua LipaDua Lipa
22 August 1995, British
Singer-songwriter

Charles, Prince of WalesCharles, Prince of Wales
14 November 1948, British
Prince of Wales

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972, British
Actor

Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
28 June 1491, British
King of England

Elizabeth I of EnglandElizabeth I of England
07 September 1533, British
Queen of England
George VGeorge V
03 June 1865, British
Former King of the United Kingdom

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer

Robert PattinsonRobert Pattinson
13 May 1986, British
Actor
Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe
23 July 1989, British
Actor

Edward VIIEdward VII
09 November 1841, British
Former King of the United Kingdom
Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz
07 March 1970, British
Actress

Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke
23 October 1986, British, American
Actress

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
16 April 1889, British
 

Christopher NolanChristopher Nolan
30 July 1970, British
Director

Keira KnightleyKeira Knightley
26 March 1985, British
Actress
Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
21 February 1946, British
Actor

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Primatologist

Asa ButterfieldAsa Butterfield
01 April 1997, British
Actor

Helena Bonham CarterHelena Bonham Carter
26 May 1966, British
Actress
Phoebe Waller-BridgePhoebe Waller-Bridge
14 July 1985, British
Actress

Prince Edward, Earl of WessexPrince Edward, Earl of Wessex
10 March 1964, British
Prince
Daniel Day-LewisDaniel Day-Lewis
29 April 1957, British
Actor

Prince Andrew, Duke of YorkPrince Andrew, Duke of York
19 February 1960, British
Son of Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip

Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
13 October 1971, British
Actor
Sam Smith Sam Smith
19 May 1992, British
Singer-songwriter

Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of SnowdonAntony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
07 March 1930, British
Photographer
AdeleAdele
05 May 1988, British
Singer-songwriter

Benedict CumberbatchBenedict Cumberbatch
19 July 1976, British
Actor

Freddie HighmoreFreddie Highmore
14 February 1992, British
Actor
Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
27 February 1932, British, American
 

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Jude LawJude Law
29 December 1972, British
Actor
Honor BlackmanHonor Blackman
22 August 1925, British
Actress

Thandie NewtonThandie Newton
06 November 1972, British
Actress

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer

George III of the United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom
04 June 1738, British
King
Emma ThompsonEmma Thompson
15 April 1959, British
Actress
Andy SerkisAndy Serkis
20 April 1964, British
Actor

Dev PatelDev Patel
23 April 1990, British
Actor

Helen MirrenHelen Mirren
26 July 1945, British
Actress

Natasha RichardsonNatasha Richardson
11 May 1963, British, American
Actress
Richard BransonRichard Branson
18 July 1950, British
Entrepreneur

Rosamund PikeRosamund Pike
27 January 1979, British
Actress

Vanessa KirbyVanessa Kirby
18 April 1988, British
Actress

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

Michael CaineMichael Caine
14 March 1933, British
Actor
James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978, British
Actor

Oliver Jackson-CohenOliver Jackson-Cohen
24 October 1986, British
Actor
Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury
16 October 1925, Irish, British, American
Actress

Queen Elizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II
21 April 1926, British
Queen of the United Kingdom

Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945, British
Singer-songwriter
Damian LewisDamian Lewis
11 February 1971, British
Actor

Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock
13 August 1899, British
Film Director and Producer
Emily RatajkowskiEmily Ratajkowski
07 June 1991, American
Model, Actress

Mary of TeckMary of Teck
26 May 1867, British
Former Queen of the United Kingdom

Simon CowellSimon Cowell
07 October 1959, British
Television personality

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
1485 AD, British
English statesman

Paul BettanyPaul Bettany
27 May 1971, British
Actor
Tom HiddlestonTom Hiddleston
09 February 1981, British
Actor

Tilda SwintonTilda Swinton
05 November 1960, British
Actress

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist

Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975, British
Musician
William IV of the United KingdomWilliam IV of the United Kingdom
21 August 1765, British
King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

Naomi CampbellNaomi Campbell
22 May 1970, British
Model
Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist

Mark StrongMark Strong
05 August 1963, British
Actor

Kit HaringtonKit Harington
26 December 1986, British
Actor
David WalliamsDavid Walliams
20 August 1971, British
Comedian

Hero Fiennes-TiffinHero Fiennes-Tiffin
06 November 1997, British
Actor
Helen McCroryHelen McCrory
17 August 1968, British
Actress

Catherine HowardCatherine Howard
1523 AD, British
Queen of England from (1540-1541)

Naomie HarrisNaomie Harris
06 September 1976, British
Actress
Ronnie WoodRonnie Wood
01 June 1947, British
Musician & Songwriter

Lady Sarah ChattoLady Sarah Chatto
01 May 1964, British
Daughter of Princess Margaret
Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
04 August 1900, British
British Queen

Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace
10 December 1815, British
Countess of Lovelace

David CameronDavid Cameron
09 October 1966, British
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Alex GarlandAlex Garland
26 May 1970, British
Novelist, Screenwriter, Film Director
Anna WintourAnna Wintour
03 November 1949, British
Magazine Editor, Fashion Journalist
Jimmy PageJimmy Page
09 January 1944, British
Musician

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host

Marina SirtisMarina Sirtis
29 March 1955, British, American
Actress

Prince George of CambridgePrince George of Cambridge
22 July 2013, British
Prince of Cambridge
Jane SeymourJane Seymour
15 February 1951, British
 

Princess Beatrice of YorkPrincess Beatrice of York
08 August 1988, British
Elder daughter of Prince Andrew

Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade
12 June 1977, British
Actor

Thomas MoreThomas More
07 February 1478, British
Catholic Saint

Alfred MolinaAlfred Molina
24 May 1953, British, American
Actor
Kunal NayyarKunal Nayyar
30 April 1981, British
Actor

Carey MulliganCarey Mulligan
28 May 1985, British
Actress
Billy IdolBilly Idol
30 November 1955, British
 

Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965, British
 
Joely RichardsonJoely Richardson
09 January 1965, British
Actress
Andrew LincolnAndrew Lincoln
14 September 1973, British
Actor