Famous People From Nevada

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Nevada holds the record for being the 9th least populated state in the whole of the USA. A vast portion of the state is covered by desert and the weather is mostly warm, making it a favorite among people who detest chilly weather. Although Carson City is the capital of Nevada, Las Vegas is the most popular tourist destination in the world. Vegas is flocked by people from all over the world, mostly for its clubs and casinos. There’s another reason why many people recognize Nevada – the kind of celebrities the state has produced. Tennis star Andre Agassi, former American first lady Patricia Ryan Nixon as well as actresses Jena Malone and Charisma Carpenter are a few celebrities from Nevada. Andre Agassi is considered to be one of the best Tennis players of all time and is an eight time winner of the ‘Grand Slam’ tournaments. His incredible performance also fetched him a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics. Scroll down to find the names of more famous people who hail from Nevada.
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 1 
Matthew Gray Gubler
(Actor, Director, Model, Painter)
Matthew Gray Gubler
42
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Andre Agassi
(Former World No.1 Tennis Player and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Andre Agassi
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Bryce Harper
(American Professional Baseball Right Fielder and Designated Hitter)
Bryce Harper
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Tana Mongeau
(YouTuber, Vlogger)
Tana Mongeau
82
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: June 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Dawn Wells
(Actress)
Dawn Wells
11
Birthdate: October 18, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 30, 2020
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 6 
Jenna Jameson
(One of the World's Most Famous Adult Entertainment Performers)
Jenna Jameson
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Dan Reynolds
(Lead Vocalist of the Pop Rock Band ‘Imagine Dragons’)
Dan Reynolds
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 8 
Mädchen Amick
(Actress and Director Known for Her Role as ‘Shelly Johnson’ on the TV Series ‘Twin Peaks’)
Mädchen Amick
7
Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Jena Malone
(Actress and Musician Who is Known for Her Roles in Both Independent Films and Mainstream Blockbuster Features)
Jena Malone
13
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: November 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 10 
Charisma Carpenter
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Cordelia Chase’ in Series ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and Its Spinoff 'Angel')
Charisma Carpenter
10
Birthdate: July 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Chumlee Russell
(Businessman and TV Personality Known for His Show ‘Pawn Stars’)
Chumlee Russell
19
Birthdate: September 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Ronnie Radke
(Lead Singer Of Rock Band 'Falling in Reverse')
Ronnie Radke
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Kris Bryant
(Baseball Player)
Kris Bryant
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 14 
Brandon Flowers
(Lead singer and keyboardist of the Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers)
Brandon Flowers
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Corey Harrison
(Businessman)
Corey Harrison
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
 16 
Carey Hart
(American Professional Motorcyclist and the First to Perform a Back Flip on a 250cc Motorcycle)
Carey Hart
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 17 
Ryback
(Professional Wrestler)
Ryback
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 18 
Pat Nixon
(First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974 as the Wife of President Richard Nixon)
Pat Nixon
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 22, 1993
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Ryan Bader
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Ryan Bader
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Jillian Bell
(Actress & Comedian Known for Her Role in the Sitcom 'Workaholics')
Jillian Bell
11
Birthdate: April 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 21 
DeMarco Murray
(American Football player)
DeMarco Murray
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Jenny Lewis
(Singer-songwriter)
Jenny Lewis
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Tony Mendez
(CIA Officer)
Tony Mendez
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 19, 2019
 24 
Roy Nelson
(Mixed martial artist)
Roy Nelson
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Frank Mir
(American Mixed Martial Artist and Former Two-Time UFC Heavyweight Champion)
Frank Mir
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 26 
Thomas Ian Nicholas
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Ryan Ross
(Singer, Musician)
Ryan Ross
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
 28 
Kristoffer Polaha
(Actor and Author Known for His Roles In the TV Series: ‘North Shore’, ‘Life Unexpected’ and ‘Ringer’)
Kristoffer Polaha
5
Birthdate: February 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Daveigh Chase
(Actress)
Daveigh Chase
3
Birthdate: July 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Sunny Ozell
(Singer-Songwriter)
Sunny Ozell
6
Birthdate: December 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Kurt Busch
(American Professional Auto Racing Driver)
Kurt Busch
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Barry Zito
(Baseball player)
Barry Zito
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Peyton Meyer
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Birthdate: November 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 34 
Arianny Celeste
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 35 
Harry Reid
(United States Senator from Nevada from 1987 to 2017)
Harry Reid
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 28, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Kyle Busch
(American Professional Stock Car Racing Driver)
Kyle Busch
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Rolando Romero
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 38 
RiceGum
(American YouTuber and Video Blogger)
RiceGum
16
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: November 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Meaghan Martin
3
Birthdate: February 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 40 
Lorenzo Fertitta
(Entrepreneur)
Lorenzo Fertitta
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Rutina Wesley
(Known for Her Roles as Tara Thornton on the HBO Television Series True Blood)
Rutina Wesley
7
Birthdate: December 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Cerina Vincent
7
Birthdate: February 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 43 
Catherine Cortez Masto
(United States Senator)
Catherine Cortez Masto
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
 44 
Greg Anthony
(Basketball player)
Greg Anthony
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Kyle Van Noy
(American football player)
Kyle Van Noy
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 46 
Adam Hicks
(Actor, Rapper)
Adam Hicks
8
Birthdate: November 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 47 
Tommy Pham
(Baseball player)
Tommy Pham
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 48 
Jessica Nigri
(Cosplayer and Model Known for Her Voice as Cinder Fall in Web Series ‘RWBY’)
Jessica Nigri
20
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 49 
Robert Bigelow
(entrepreneur, businessperson)
Robert Bigelow
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1945 AD
 50 
Curtis Hanson
(Film director)
Curtis Hanson
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 20, 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)