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.
Bill GatesBill Gates
(Co-Founder of Microssoft)

28 October 1955

American

Chris CornellChris Cornell
(Musician)

20 July 1964

American

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
(Singer & Musician)

27 November 1942

American

Jeffrey Dean MorganJeffrey Dean Morgan
(Actor)

22 April 1966

American

Amanda KnoxAmanda Knox
(Writer)

09 July 1987

American

Rainn WilsonRainn Wilson
(Actor, Director, Writer, Art Collector)

20 January 1966

American

Dove CameronDove Cameron
(Actress, Singer)

15 January 1996

American

Paul AllenPaul Allen
(Co-founder of Microsoft, Philanthropist)

21 January 1953

American

MacklemoreMacklemore
(Rapper)

19 June 1983

American

Jean SmartJean Smart
(Actress)

13 September 1951

American

Adam WestAdam West
(Actor)

19 September 1928

American

Kenny GKenny G
(Saxophonist)

05 June 1956

American

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Erika ChristensenErika Christensen
(Actress)

19 August 1982

American

Gabe NewellGabe Newell
(Entrepreneur)

03 November 1962

American

Richard KarnRichard Karn
(Actor)

17 February 1956

American

Bianca KajlichBianca Kajlich
(Actress)

26 March 1977

American

Rosanna PansinoRosanna Pansino
(YouTuber)

08 June 1985

American

Rory John GatesRory John Gates
(Son of Bill Gates)

23 May 1999

American

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Mary Maxwell GatesMary Maxwell Gates
(Businesswoman)

05 July 1929

American

Freddie WongFreddie Wong
(Filmmaker, VFX Artist, Gamer, Musician)

13 September 1985

American

Josh KennedyJosh Kennedy
(Filmmaker)

21 April 1998

American

Tara BabcockTara Babcock
(YouTuber, Model, Gamer)

10 November 1989

American

Nick RobinsonNick Robinson
(Actor)

22 March 1995

American

Deshae FrostDeshae Frost
(Stand-up Comedian)

09 January 2001

American

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Gail DeversGail Devers
(Athlete)

19 November 1966

American

Kaisa KeranenKaisa Keranen
(Fitness Trainer)

29 January 1986

American

Sahar LunaSahar Luna
(Instagram Star)

23 August 1999

American

Tatum DahlTatum Dahl
(Model)

20 August 1997

American

Jacelyn ReevesJacelyn Reeves
(Ex-Girlfriend of Clint Eastwood)

21 December 1951

American

Robert JoffreyRobert Joffrey
(Co-founder of Joffrey Ballet)

24 December 1930

American

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Ricky HorrorRicky Horror
(Musician)

01 September 1988

American

Chad FrankeChad Franke
(YouTuber)

02 February 2005

American

Claire HostermanClaire Hosterman
(Dove Cameron's Sister)

10 March 1989

American

George Joseph StiglerGeorge Joseph Stigler
(Economist)

17 January 1911

American

Jackie ChristieJackie Christie
(Reality TV Star, Fashion Designer)

07 July 1969

American

Nathan TriskaNathan Triska
(TikTok (Musical.ly) Star, Viner, YouTuber)

11 June 1999

American

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NightcoreRealityNightcoreReality
(YouTuber)

16 November 1995

American

Judy TravisJudy Travis
(YouTuber)

02 February 1986

American

Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
(Basketball player, American football player, Businessperson, Restaurateur)

31 May 1984

American

Fred CouplesFred Couples
(Golfer)

03 October 1959

American

Charissa ThompsonCharissa Thompson
(Television Host)

04 May 1982

American

Duff McKaganDuff McKagan
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Autobiographer, Singer, Journalist)

05 February 1964

American

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Jamal CrawfordJamal Crawford
(Basketball player)

20 March 1980

American

Jason TerryJason Terry
(Basketball player)

15 September 1977

American

Carrie BrownsteinCarrie Brownstein
(Singer, Guitarist, Actor, Writer, Musician, Blogger, Television actor)

27 September 1974

American

Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
(Domestic worker cook, Chef, Restaurateur)

04 January 1977

American

Judy CollinsJudy Collins
(Singer, Street artist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Guitarist, Pianist)

01 May 1939

American

Ann ReinkingAnn Reinking
(Actor, Choreographer, Dancer, Stage actor)

10 November 1949

American

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Frances FarmerFrances Farmer
(American actress)

19 September 1913

American

Brandon RoyBrandon Roy
(Basketball player)

23 July 1984

American

Josh BarnettJosh Barnett
(Professional wrestler, Mixed martial artist, Thai boxer)

10 November 1977

American

Janice PenningtonJanice Pennington
(Playboy Playmate)

08 July 1942

American

Dylan CarlsonDylan Carlson
(Singer, Guitarist)

12 March 1968

American

Stacie OrricoStacie Orrico
(singer, singer-songwriter, actor, composer, television actor,songwriter)

03 March 1986

American

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Gary KildallGary Kildall
(Computer scientist, Programmer, University teacher)

19 May 1942

American

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(Architect)

01 December 1912

American

Eldon HokeEldon Hoke
(Singer)

23 March 1958

American

Natalie GrantNatalie Grant
(Singer)

21 December 1971

American

Scott RockenfieldScott Rockenfield
(Musician)

15 June 1963

American

George StiglerGeorge Stigler
(Economist)

17 January 1911

American

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John MaedaJohn Maeda
(graphic designer, computer scientist)

1966 AD

American

Sharon BairdSharon Baird
(Actor, Television actor)

16 August 1943

American

Jim WhittakerJim Whittaker
(Mountaineer, Screenwriter)

10 February 1929

American

Pete SchoeningPete Schoening
(Mountaineer)

30 July 1927

American

Linda B. BuckLinda B. Buck
(American biologist)

29 January 1947

American

Art WolfeArt Wolfe
(Photographer)

13 September 1951

American

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Hal FosterHal Foster
(art historian, university teacher, journalist)

13 August 1955

American

John HopcroftJohn Hopcroft
(Computer scientist, University teacher)

07 October 1939

American

Richard F. Gordon, Jr.Richard F. Gordon, Jr.
(Astronaut)

05 October 1929

American

Aaron BrooksAaron Brooks
(basketball player)

14 January 1985

American

Doug ChristieDoug Christie
(basketball player)

09 May 1970

American

Mary McCarthyMary McCarthy
(journalist, novelist, writer, screenwriter, literary critic)

21 June 1912

American