Famous People Born In Miami

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Sidney Poitier
(Director and the First African-American to Win an Academy Award for Best Actor)
Sidney Poitier
31
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 6, 2022

Sidney Poitier was a Bahamian-American actor who became the first Afro-Bahamian and Black male actor to receive an Oscar for Best Actor in 1964. In 2009, he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His life and work inspired a couple of documentary films, including the 2008 film Sidney Poitier, an Outsider in Hollywood.

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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
217
Birthdate: April 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus

Argentine-British actress, Anya Taylor-Joy, first gained international fame with her role in the period horror film, The Witch. She is trained in ballet dancing and began her career as a model when she was just 16. Her modelling career paved the way for acting and soon she was playing significant roles in TV series and films.

 3 
Eva Mendes
(Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'Hitch', '2 Fast 2 Furious' and 'Ghost Rider')
Eva Mendes
45
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces

Regarded as one of the most beautiful Latin women, Eva Mendes has often appeared in lists, such as Most Desirable Women, Sexiest Women in the World, and Beautiful at Every Age. Apart from acting and modeling, Eva also focuses on her fashion designing career and is currently serving as the creative director for a makeup line called CIRCA Beauty.

 4 
Debbie Harry
(Singer-Songwriter, Actress and Lead Vocalist of the Band ‘Blondie’)
Debbie Harry
37
Birthdate: July 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer

Debbie Harry is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is credited with co-founding the popular rock band Blondie, which pioneered the American punk rock and later the new wave genre. Also a well-known philanthropist, Debbie Harry works with charities that fight against endometriosis and cancer.

 5 
Lil Pump
(American Rapper Known for His Single 'Gucci Gang')
Lil Pump
166
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 17, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo

Lil Pump is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. He is counted among the most important rappers of the SoundCloud rap scene. Known for his hyperactive public persona, Lil Pump has often been criticised for using drugs, such as xanax, marijuana, and lean, without discretion. He has also been arrested on a number of occasions for various reasons.

 6 
Antonio Brown
(American Football Wide Receiver)
Antonio Brown
61
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer

Antonio Brown is an American football player and one of the most popular wide receivers in the history of the National Football League (NFL). Controversy's favorite child, Brown is a testimony to the fact that one's personal behavior can have a major impact on their professional life; his off-the-field controversies have marred his otherwise illustrious playing career.

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Pitbull
(One of the Best-Selling Rappers of All-Time)
Pitbull
90
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Rapper Pitbull is best known for his chartbusting songs I Know You Want Me and Timber. He also sang the 2014 FIFA World Cup theme, We Are One (Ole Ola). The winner of 35 Billboard Latin Music Awards, he has also collaborated with artists such as Jennifer Lopez.
 8 
Jorge Masvidal
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Jorge Masvidal
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Wilmer Valderrama
(Known for His Role as 'Fez' in the Popular Sitcom ‘That '70s Show')
Wilmer Valderrama
30
Birthdate: January 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Wilmer Valderrama is best known for his Teen Choice Award-winning performance as Fez in That '70s Show. He has played prominent roles in NCIS, Grey's Anatomy, and The Ranch. He has also hosted the MTV series Yo Momma, released a single, and appeared in numerous music videos.
 10 
William H. Macy
24
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces

William H. Macy is a popular American actor whose career has spanned more than four decades. Apart from being an actor and director, Macy is also an avid woodturner, serving as an inspiration to several woodturners in the country. He also works closely with a nonprofit charitable organization called United Cerebral Palsy, serving as its national ambassador.

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Noah Centineo
(Most Famous for Playing 'Peter Kavinsky' in 'To All the Boys' Trilogy on Netflix)
Noah Centineo
90
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus

Noah Centineo is an American actor and co-founder of a nonprofit initiative called Favored Nations. Favored Nations is credited with raising money for a number of nonprofit organizations, such as Policing Equity, Color of Change, and Black Lives Matter. The initiative has encouraged many celebrities and social media influencers to participate in philanthropic activities and donate to various charitable causes.

 12 
Bobby Shmurda
(Rapper and Songwriter Best Known for His Singles: ‘Hot Nigga’, ‘Bobby Bitch’ and ‘No Time for Sleep’)
Bobby Shmurda
37
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo

Bobby Shmurda is one of the most popular American rappers to serve a prison sentence. After releasing his debut EP, he was arrested on charges of conspiracy to murder, reckless endangerment, and weapons possession. Initially sentenced to seven years in prison, his term was later reduced to five years. In 2017, he claimed that he was writing music in prison.

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Sean Taylor
(American football player)
Sean Taylor
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 27, 2007
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Catherine Keener
(Actress)
Catherine Keener
20
Birthdate: March 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Steve Aoki
(DJ, Record Producer, Music Programmer, Record Executive)
Steve Aoki
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
DJ and music producer Steve Aoki had already soared to fame with I'm in the House by the time his first album, the Grammy-nominated and Billboard-charting Wonderland, released. He is known for his collaborations with artists such as Kid Cudi. Steve has also established a charity and authored a memoir.
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Abella Danger
(Actress)
Abella Danger
18
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 17 
Marco Rubio
(United States Senator from Florida)
Marco Rubio
39
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini

Florida senator Marco Rubio also chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Small Business Committee. He was chosen to state the Republican response to Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address. He has immense support from the Republican Tea Party activists and caters mostly to Latin American voters.

 18 
Derrick Thomas
(American football player)
Derrick Thomas
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 8, 2000
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Alexa Vega
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Carmen Cortez’ in the ‘Spy Kids’ Film Series)
Alexa Vega
18
Birthdate: August 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo

Alexa Vega is best known as Carmen Cortez from the Spy Kids franchise and as Julie Corky from Sleepover. She is a skilled gymnast, too. She has also appeared in the Nickelodeon series The Casagrandes. Following her marriage to actor/singer Carlos Pena, both Alexa and Carlos adopted the surname PenaVega.

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Roxie Roker
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Helen Willis’ in the TV Series ‘The Jeffersons’)
Roxie Roker
18
Birthdate: August 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 2, 1995
Roxie Roker, mother of Lenny Kravitz, was best known for her portrayal of Helen Willis in the sitcom The Jeffersons. She and Franklin Cover played an interracial couple in the series, which was the first such instance on primetime TV. She was also associated with the Negro Ensemble Company.
 21 
Dany Garcia
(American Businesswoman CEO and Chairwoman of ‘The Garcia Companies’ and ‘TGC Management’)
Dany Garcia
21
Birthdate: November 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Dany Garcia, founder of The Garcia Companies, is an American media mogul. She offers various services and manages brands, talent and projects on multiple platforms. Her Seven Bucks Productions has produced several successful films like Baywatch, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Jumanji: The Next Level and Rampage. Many of them have been with her ex-husband and action hero Dwayne Johnson.

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Brandon Flynn
(Known for His Role as ‘Justin Foley’ in the TV Series ‘13 Reasons Why’)
Brandon Flynn
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Birthdate: October 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra

Brandon Flynn is an American actor who gained recognition after portraying Justin Foley in the popular teen drama TV series 13 Reasons Why. An openly gay actor, Brandon Flynn serves as an inspiration to the LBGT community; in September 2017, he criticized Australia's aerial message, which discouraged the legalization of same-sex marriage in the country.

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Chad Johnson
(American Football Player)
Chad Johnson
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Teddy Bridgewater
(American football player)
Teddy Bridgewater
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Lauren Jauregui
22
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer

A former member of the all-girl Fifth Harmony group, the Cuban American millennial is a singer and songwriter with a husky voice. Lauren Jauregui, who has songs Expectations and More Than That to her credit, is also an activist and a known critic of former US president Donald Trump’s policies. She says she takes pride in being a bisexual.

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Natalie Martinez
(Actress & Model)
Natalie Martinez
18
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer

Natalie Martinez is an American model and actress who played the female lead in the 2008 dystopian action thriller film, Death Race. Over the years, she has also played important roles in several TV series, such as Fashion House, Saints & Sinners, and Detroit 1-8-7. She has also appeared in music videos for artists like Justin Timberlake and Sean Paul.

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Sean Kingston
(Rapper Best Known for His Hit Songs: 'Beautiful Girls', 'Fire Burning' and 'Take You There')
Sean Kingston
20
Birthdate: February 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Jamaican-American singer and rapper Kisean Paul Anderson, better known as “Sean Kingston,” is best known for his chart-topping tracks Beautiful Girls and Eenie Meenie. He has campaigned for PETA and the non-profit Do Something. He launched the Professional Rapper Boxing League in 2020 and guest-starred in Black Dynamite.
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Lawrence Kasdan
(Screenwriter)
Lawrence Kasdan
4
Birthdate: January 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Yung Miami
(Singer)
Yung Miami
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Geno Smith
(American football quarterback)
Geno Smith
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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David Archuleta
(Singer-songwriter)
David Archuleta
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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JT
(Singer)
JT
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Amari Cooper
(American Football player)
Amari Cooper
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Danny Pino
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Detective Scotty Valens’ in the TV Series ‘Cold Case’)
Danny Pino
5
Birthdate: April 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries

Danny Pino is an American actor best known for playing Detective Scotty Valens in the police procedural crime drama TV series Cold Case, for which he won the Imagen Award for Best Actor—Television. In 2015, he won another Imagen Award under the Best Supporting Actor-Television category for playing Nick Amaro in the series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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Trina
(Rapper)
Trina
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Fabiano Caruana
(American Chess Grandmaster)
Fabiano Caruana
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
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Trevor Ariza
(Basketball Player)
Trevor Ariza
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Frank Gore
(American football player)
Frank Gore
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Enrique Tarrio
(Chairman of the Proud Boys, Florida state director of Latinos for Trump)
Enrique Tarrio
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1985 AD
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Dalvin Cook
(American Football player)
Dalvin Cook
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 41 
Genesis Rodriguez
(Actress & Model)
Genesis Rodriguez
13
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo

Genesis Rodriguez, daughter of singer Jose Luis Rodriguez, started her career with telenovelas such as Prisionera and Dame Chocolate. She had significant roles in Days of Our Lives and The Umbrella Academy. She has voice-acted in Big Hero 6 and has appeared in films such as Man on a Ledge.

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Montel Vontavious Porter
(American Professional Wrestler and Manager)
Montel Vontavious Porter
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Udonis Haslem
(Basketball player)
Udonis Haslem
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Bill Nelson
(Former United States Senator)
Bill Nelson
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
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Lina Esco
(Actor and Producer Known for Her Role in the CBS TV Series 'Cane')
Lina Esco
3
Birthdate: May 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus

American actor/producer Lina Esco is best known to audiences for her performance as Katie Vega in the series Cane. She also produced the comedy-drama Free the Nipple. In 2017, she came forward as a victim of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual advances, and later also claimed to have been raped twice.

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Phil Hill
(One of Two American Drivers to Win the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship)
Phil Hill
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 28, 2008

The first USA-born race car driver to win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, Phil Hill began racing as a mechanic before becoming a professional racer. A disciplined perfectionist in car preparation, he achieved several career victories including two Italian Grand Prix (1960 and 1961) and one Belgium Grand Prix (1961)

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Pat Hingle
(Actor)
Pat Hingle
2
Birthdate: July 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 3, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 48 
Diora Baird
(Actress and Model Known for Her Films: ‘Wedding Crashers’, ‘Accepted’ and ‘My Best Friend's Girl’)
Diora Baird
4
Birthdate: April 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Diora Baird is best known for her modeling campaigns for Guess and for her performances in movies such as Wedding Crashers, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, and My Best Friend's Girl. Though she was in a heterosexual marriage earlier, she later came out as a lesbian.
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Blake Jenner
(Actor)
Blake Jenner
28
Birthdate: August 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Sylvia Fowles
(Basketball player)
Sylvia Fowles
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)