Famous People From New Mexico

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Generally considered as one of the Mountain States, New Mexico is a state positioned in the southwestern region of the United States of America. New Mexico was originally inhabited by Native Americans before European exploration. Although Santa Fe is its official capital, Albuquerque is the largest city. It enjoys diversity as it comprises of the 4th largest population of Native Americans and the state if often referred to as the ‘Land Of Enchantment’. The state of New Mexico has created numerous individuals who have accomplished immensely in different walks of life. The versatile Neil Patrick Harris, the ravishing Demi Moore, the actor cum producer Adrian Grenier and the former Disney actress Demi Lovato, were all born in New Mexico. Even the famous best-selling artist John Denver was born in New Mexico. One of the most prominent individuals from New Mexico has to be the 8 time Emmy winner, William Hanna who is a cartoonist and animator who was responsible for the creation of shows such as Tom & Jerry, Scooby-Doo and so on. We bet you will be surprised by the full-list of achievers from New Mexico.
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 1 
Jeff Bezos
(The Founder & Executive Chairman of Amazon)
Jeff Bezos
238
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Demi Lovato
(Singer, Songwriter, Actress)
Demi Lovato
133
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
 3 
Demi Moore
(Actress)
Demi Moore
40
Birthdate: November 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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John Denver
(Best Know for His Songs 'Rocky Mountain High', 'Take Me Home, Country Roads', and 'Annie's Song')
John Denver
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 12, 1997
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Neil Patrick Harris
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Birthdate: June 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Holly Holm
(American Mixed Martial Artist and One of the Best Female Professional Boxers of All Time)
Holly Holm
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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David Parker Ray
(Serial Rapist, Serial Killer)
David Parker Ray
33
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 28, 2002
 8 
Geronimo
(Leader)
Geronimo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 17, 1909
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Conrad Hilton
(American Businessman and Founder of the ‘Hilton Hotels’ Chain)
Conrad Hilton
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 25, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 3, 1979
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 10 
Adrian Grenier
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Role as “Vincent Chase” in the TV Series “Entourage”)
Adrian Grenier
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Birthdate: July 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Chip Gaines
(Joanna Gaines Husband)
Chip Gaines
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Adrienne Maloof
(Reality Television Personality Known for Her Stint in the Reality Show 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills')
Adrienne Maloof
4
Birthdate: September 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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William Hanna
(Creator of Popular Cartoon Characters Such as 'Tom and Jerry', 'The Flintstones' and 'Scooby-Doo')
William Hanna
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Birthdate: July 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 22, 2001
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
Chris Daughtry
(Vocalist, Guitarist)
Chris Daughtry
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Annabeth Gish
(Actress)
Annabeth Gish
6
Birthdate: March 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Jace Lee Norman
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Birthdate: March 21, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
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Ronnie Lott
(American Football Player)
Ronnie Lott
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Colt McCoy
(American Football Player)
Colt McCoy
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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French Stewart
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’)
French Stewart
5
Birthdate: February 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Lauren Sánchez
(News Anchor)
Lauren Sánchez
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Birthdate: December 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Tracy Reiner
(Actress)
Tracy Reiner
6
Birthdate: July 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Carlos Condit
(Mixed martial artist, who formerly competed in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC))
Carlos Condit
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Ronny Cox
(Actor)
Ronny Cox
4
Birthdate: July 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Alex Bregman
(Baseball Player)
Alex Bregman
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Hank Baskett
(American football player)
Hank Baskett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Arian Foster
(American Football Player)
Arian Foster
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Willow Shields
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Birthdate: June 1, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Raoul Trujillo
(Choreographer)
Raoul Trujillo
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Birthdate: May 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Paul Benedict
5
Birthdate: September 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 1, 2008
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Diego Sanchez
(Mixed martial artist)
Diego Sanchez
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Birthdate: December 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Ryan Bingham
(Singer)
Ryan Bingham
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
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Jay Roach
(Director)
Jay Roach
5
Birthdate: June 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Dolores Huerta
(Trade unionist)
Dolores Huerta
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
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Austin St. John
(Actor Best Known for His Portrayal of 'Jason Lee Scott' in the 'Power Rangers' Franchise)
Austin St. John
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Harrison Schmitt
(Geologist)
Harrison Schmitt
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 3, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Michelle Lujan Grisham
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Anwar al-Awlaki
(Islamic preacher)
Anwar al-Awlaki
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 30, 2011
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Nick Wechsler
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Birthdate: September 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
André Roberson
(Basketball Player)
André Roberson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Randy Castillo
(Musician)
Randy Castillo
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 26, 2002
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Landry Jones
(American football player)
Landry Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Bruce Cabot
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Birthdate: April 20, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 3, 1972
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Glenn Strange
(Actor, Singer)
Glenn Strange
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Birthdate: August 16, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 20, 1973
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Demetria McKinney
(Actress, Model)
Demetria McKinney
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Birthdate: August 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Barry Sadler
(Soldier)
Barry Sadler
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 5, 1989
 46 
Joe Kapp
(American football player, Coach)
Joe Kapp
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Baron Vaughn
(Comedian)
Baron Vaughn
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Birthdate: December 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Ben Ray Luján
(Politician)
Ben Ray Luján
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
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The West Mesa Bone Collector
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Listed In: Criminals
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Johnny Tapia
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 27, 2012
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)