Famous People Born In Seattle

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Seattle is a city located in the west coast of the United States of America in the state of Washington. It is often referred to as ‘The Emerald City’ or the ‘Rain City’. Being one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, Seattle is the largest city in its state. Seattle is renowned for its rich musical heritage and for being the founding city of companies such as Microsoft and Amazon. Various iconic celebrities were born in Seattle such as the Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Musically inclined individuals such as Jimi Hendrix, Kenny G, Macklemore, Judy Collins and Chris Cornell hail from the city of Seattle. Actors such as Rainn Wilson, Jeffery Dean Morgan, Steven Hill and Adam West are also from the city. Keep reading this list to know more notable personalities who are from Seattle.
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 1 
Bill Gates
(Co-Founder of Microssoft)
Bill Gates
129
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
Jimi Hendrix
(One of the Most Influential Electric Guitarists & the Greatest Instrumentalist in the History of Rock Music)
Jimi Hendrix
39
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 18, 1970
 3 
Chris Cornell
(Lead vocalist of the Rock Bands 'Soundgarden' & 'Audioslave')
Chris Cornell
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 18, 2017
 4 
Paul Allen
(Co-founder of Microsoft, Philanthropist)
Paul Allen
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 15, 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
32
Birthdate: April 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Rainn Wilson
(Best Known for His Role as 'Dwight Schrute' on the NBC sitcom 'The Office')
Rainn Wilson
20
Birthdate: January 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
Ryan Stiles
(Best Known for his TV Show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?')
Ryan Stiles
2
Birthdate: April 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 8 
Jean Smart
(Actress)
Jean Smart
25
Birthdate: September 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Amanda Knox
(Wrongful conviction of the murder of Meredith Kercher)
Amanda Knox
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
 10 
Nate Robinson
(Former Basketball player at Point guard position)
Nate Robinson
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
Nick Robinson
55
Birthdate: March 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Kenny G
(Smooth Jazz Saxophonist and One of the Best-Selling Musicians of All Time )
Kenny G
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Gabe Newell
(Entrepreneur)
Gabe Newell
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Duff McKagan
(Musician, Songwriter)
Duff McKagan
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 15 
Erika Christensen
(Actress and Singer)
Erika Christensen
3
Birthdate: August 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 16 
Katelyn Ohashi
(American Former Artistic Gymnast )
Katelyn Ohashi
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 17 
Mario Batali
(American Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur)
Mario Batali
5
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: September 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Carol Channing
2
Birthdate: January 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 15, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Megyn Price
(Actress)
Megyn Price
2
Birthdate: March 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Jamal Crawford
(Basketball player)
Jamal Crawford
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 21 
Ari Melber
(American Attorney, Chief Legal Correspondent for 'MSNBC' and Host of the News Show 'The Beat with Ari Melber')
Ari Melber
8
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Frances Farmer
(American actress)
Frances Farmer
5
Birthdate: September 19, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 1, 1970
 23 
Richard Karn
(Actor and Game Show Host Known for His Role ‘Al Borland’ in the TV Series ‘Home Improvement’)
Richard Karn
4
Birthdate: February 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Judy Collins
(Singer-songwriter)
Judy Collins
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 25 
Constance Zimmer
(Actress Best Known for Playing ‘Dana Gordon’ in the Television Series ‘Entourage’)
Constance Zimmer
2
Birthdate: October 11, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 26 
Fred Couples
(American Professional Golfer)
Fred Couples
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 27 
Kevin Porter Jr.
(Basketball player)
Kevin Porter Jr.
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 28 
Charissa Thompson
(Television Host)
Charissa Thompson
2
Birthdate: May 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
 29 
Gypsy Rose Lee
(One of the First Burlesque Artists to Imbue a Striptease With Grace and Style)
Gypsy Rose Lee
5
Birthdate: January 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 26, 1970
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 30 
Carrie Brownstein
(Singer, Guitarist, Actor, Writer, Musician, Blogger, Television actor)
Carrie Brownstein
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
 31 
Brandon Roy
(Basketball player - Shooting guard, Basketball coach)
Brandon Roy
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 32 
Jason Terry
(Basketball Player)
Jason Terry
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 33 
Paolo Banchero
(Basketball player)
Paolo Banchero
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 2002
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 34 
Ann Reinking
(Actor, Choreographer, Dancer, Stage actor)
Ann Reinking
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: November 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 35 
Robert Stroud
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 21, 1963
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 36 
Gary Payton II
(Basketball player)
Gary Payton II
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 37 
Rosanna Pansino
(YouTuber)
Rosanna Pansino
14
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: June 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 38 
Phil Heath
(Bodybuilder)
Phil Heath
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 39 
Kevin McCarthy
(Politician)
Kevin McCarthy
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 40 
Dejounte Murray
(Basketball player)
Dejounte Murray
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 41 
Bianca Kajlich
3
Birthdate: March 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 42 
Steven Hill
4
Birthdate: February 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 23, 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 43 
Mary Maxwell Gates
(Businesswoman)
Mary Maxwell Gates
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 10, 1994
 44 
Angela Rye
(Political commentator)
Angela Rye
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 45 
Graham Elliot
2
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: January 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 46 
Alison Sudol
(Actress)
Alison Sudol
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 47 
Sig Hansen
(Actor)
Sig Hansen
0
Birthdate: April 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
 48 
Josie Bissett
(Actress)
Josie Bissett
1
Birthdate: October 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 49 
Caroline McWilliams
1
Birthdate: April 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 11, 2010
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 50 
Josh Barnett
(Heavyweight MMA & the Youngest Ever UFC Heavyweight Champion)
Josh Barnett
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)