Famous People Born In San Jose

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Steve Wozniak
(Co-Founder of Apple Inc.)
Steve Wozniak
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo

Widely recognized as one of the two important pioneers of the personal computer revolution, Steve Wozniak is credited with co-founding Apple Inc. along with Steve Jobs. Not surprisingly, he has been described as one of the men that changed the course of history through technology. Apart from being a programmer and technology entrepreneur, Steve Wozniak is also a well-known philanthropist.

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Nikki Sixx
(Co-Founder and Bassist of Heavy Metal Band 'Mötley Crüe')
Nikki Sixx
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Nikki Sixx, the co-founder, songwriter, and bassist of the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, has also worked with side bands such as Sixx:A.M. Sixx owns a clothing line, has been part of radio shows such as Sixx Sense, and has written a bestselling memoir. He is also a talented photographer.

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Scott Weiland
(Lead Singer of The Band 'Stone Temple Pilots')
Scott Weiland
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 3, 2015

Scott Weiland was an American singer and songwriter. He is credited with co-creating the popular rock band Stone Temple Pilots where he served as the lead singer. He was also part of two supergroups, namely Velvet Revolver and Art of Anarchy. Known for his chaotic and flamboyant onstage persona, Weiland is widely viewed as a versatile vocalist.

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Kate Walsh
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Dr. Addison Montgomery’ in TV Series ‘Grey's Anatomy’ and 'Private Practice')
Kate Walsh
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Birthdate: October 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Kate Walsh is best known as Dr. Addison Montgomery from Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice. Fans also loved her as Mrs. Baker from the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Kate is also known for her political activism. She has also launched a beauty and lifestyle brand named Boyfriend LLC.
Renee Elise Goldsberry
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Birthdate: January 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Actress, singer, and songwriter, Renee Elise Goldsberry, is a popular figure in Broadway theater. She is best known for her role in the musical Hamilton, for which she won a Tony Award. She is also active in films and TV shows. As a singer and songwriter, she is the winner of one Grammy Award. 

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Mark Foster
(Singer, Songwriter, Musician)
Mark Foster
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces

Mark Foster is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He is credited with founding Foster the People, an indie pop band, after several years as a struggling musician. He currently serves as the band's lead singer. A huge fan of The Beach Boys, Mark Foster got an opportunity to perform alongside the popular rock band at the 2012 Grammy Awards.

 7 
Michio Kaku
(Theoretical Physicist and Author of the Best-Selling Books ‘Physics of the Impossible’ and ‘Physics of the Future')
Michio Kaku
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Apart from teaching at the City College of New York, theoretical physicist Michio Kaku also often pens his thoughts in blogs and has written several bestselling books, such as The God Equation. His research is focused on the string theory. He also believes in the existence of aliens.

 8 
Sheri Moon Zombie
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Birthdate: September 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra

Actress, model, dancer, and fashion designer Sheri Moon Zombie originally aspired to a voice-over artist but fate had other plans in store for her. A chance meeting with her future husband, musician Rob Zombie, motivated her to become a dancer. She started acting soon after and has appeared in many films and TV shows. She is a vegan.

 9 
Jeannie Mai
(Reality TV Personality)
Jeannie Mai
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Birthdate: January 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Josh Holloway
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Birthdate: July 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer

Josh Holloway is an American actor, producer, and model. He is best known for playing James Ford in the drama television series, Lost, for which he was honored with the Screen Actors Guild Award and Saturn Award. Known for his good looks as much as for his acting skills, Josh Holloway started his career as a print and runway model.

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Anjelah Johnson
(Actress, Comedian)
Anjelah Johnson
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Birthdate: May 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Aaron Gordon
(Basketball Player)
Aaron Gordon
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Peggy Fleming
(American Former Figure Skater and the Only American in the 1968 Winter Olympics)
Peggy Fleming
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
Matt Stonie
(Competitive Eater)
Matt Stonie
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Brett Dalton
(Actor)
Brett Dalton
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Birthdate: January 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Kelvin Gastelum
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Kelvin Gastelum
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Kelvin Gastelum is a professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the middleweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He began wrestling in high school and turned professional after college. He worked as a bail bondsman for some time while training in mixed martial arts. He received the World MMA Breakthrough Fighter of the Year Award in 2014. 

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Dustin Diamond
(Actor)
Dustin Diamond
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Birthdate: January 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 1, 2021
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Jim Plunkett
(American footballer)
Jim Plunkett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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DJ Shadow
(DJ)
DJ Shadow
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Steve Caballero
(American Professional Skateboarder)
Steve Caballero
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Snow Tha Product
(Rapper)
Snow Tha Product
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
 22 
Amadeo Giannini
(Founder of 'Bank of America')
Amadeo Giannini
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 6, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 3, 1949

Amadeo Giannini was an American banker best remembered for founding the Bank of Italy, which later became Bank of America. He is credited with inventing numerous modern banking practices. Amadeo Giannini is also credited with establishing one of the first trans-national institutions.

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Farley Granger
(Actor)
Farley Granger
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Birthdate: July 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 27, 2011
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Charles Martinet
(Actor)
Charles Martinet
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Birthdate: September 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Ashe
(Singer)
Ashe
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Levy Tran
(Actress and Model)
Levy Tran
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Birthdate: November 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Walter Ray Williams Jr.
(Bowling Player)
Walter Ray Williams Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Calum Best
(Model)
Calum Best
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Jenny Shimizu
(Model and Actress)
Jenny Shimizu
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Birthdate: June 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Josh Thomson
(American Mixed Martial Artists)
Josh Thomson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

MMA podcaster Josh Thomson, popularly known as The Punk, was previously a professional mixed martial artist and has represented promotion such as Bellator MMA, PRIDE, and UFC. He is best known for his bouts against Gilbert Melendez. The Strikeforce lightweight champion has previously worked in construction.

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Nick Groff
(Musician)
Nick Groff
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
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Jhonen Vasquez
(Cartoonist)
Jhonen Vasquez
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Birthdate: September 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Brian Armstrong
(CEO of cryptocurrency platform Coinbase)
Brian Armstrong
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 34 
Robert Wall
(American Actor and Martial Artist)
Robert Wall
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Birthdate: August 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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James Jones
(American football player)
James Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Akhil Akkineni
(Actor)
Akhil Akkineni
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Birthdate: April 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Scott Fisher
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Scott Fisher
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Jasmine Villegas
(Pop and R&B singer)
Jasmine Villegas
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Rosanna DeSoto
(Actress)
Rosanna DeSoto
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Birthdate: September 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Willy T. Ribbs
(First African-American Man to Have Tested a Formula One Car & Compete in the 'Indianapolis 500')
Willy T. Ribbs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Willy T. Ribbs is a retired race car driver and racing owner. He is known for being the first African-American man to have tested a Formula One car. Throughout his career, he competed in many forms of auto racing, including the Trans-Am Series, IMSA, IndyCar, Champ Car, and the NASCAR Cup Series. He has been featured in a Netflix documentary. 

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Chidobe Awuzie
(American football player)
Chidobe Awuzie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Gerald Washington
(Boxer)
Gerald Washington
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Sean Mannion
(American football player)
Sean Mannion
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Jake Cuenca
(Filipino-American Model and Actor)
Jake Cuenca
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Jake Cuenca is a Filipino-American model and actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Jake in a film titled Mulat, which earned him several awards, including the Best Actor award at the 2014 International Film Festival Manhattan. Jake Cuenca is also known for his performance in a period drama television series titled Ikaw Lamang.

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Ron Reis
(Professional wrestler)
Ron Reis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
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Dave Righetti
(Baseball player)
Dave Righetti
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Drew Gordon
(Basketball player)
Drew Gordon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 48 
Amy Chow
(American Former Artistic Gymnast Best Known for Being a Member of the Magnificent Seven)
Amy Chow
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus

Amy Chow is an American former artistic gymnast best known for winning the gold medal in the women's team all-around competition at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. She also won two other Olympic medals before retiring and establishing a career as a pediatric surgeon. In 2008, she was inducted into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

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Lloyd Pierce
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Lloyd Pierce
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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James Nunnally
(Basketball player)
James Nunnally
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)