Famous People Born In Tampa

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Sarah Paulson
(Actress)
Sarah Paulson
82
Birthdate: December 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2017, actress Sarah Paulson has been appearing in theater productions, TV shows, and films since the mid-1990s. She has appeared in both comedic and dramatic roles and has received numerous awards and accolades, including the Primetime Emmy Award.

 2 
Kayleigh McEnany
(Political Commentator)
Kayleigh McEnany
67
Birthdate: April 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries

The current White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is also a political commentator, author and a lawyer. The highly educated, confident and energetic McEnany worked for Fox News and CNN before she shot to fame during the 2016 presidential election for her support for Donald Trump.

 3 
Brittany Snow
(Actress and Model Known for Her TV Series: ‘Guiding Light’ and ‘American Dreams’)
Brittany Snow
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Birthdate: March 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Brittany Snow is best known for her Young Artist Award-winning performance as Susan "Daisy" Lemay in Guiding Light. Fans also loved her in the series American Dreams, the movie Hairspray, and the Pitch Perfect film franchise. She co-founded the Love is Louder movement, meant to counter bullying in schools.
 4 
Matthew Stafford
(American Football Quarterback)
Matthew Stafford
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
NFL quarterback Matthew Stafford initially played for the University of Georgia and was then drafted by the Detroit Lions in 2009. He became the fourth NFL quarterback to throw for more than 5,000 yards in a single season. He is also the fastest NFL player to score 40,000 yards. 
 5 
Dan Bilzerian
(Poker Player, Businessman & Social Media Influencer)
Dan Bilzerian
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

A social media celebrity and a professional high-stakes poker player, Dan Bilzerian is known for his extravagant lifestyle and penchant for extreme sports. The King of Instagram, who has also acted in quite a few movies, has a huge fan base, but his lifestyle has landed him in multiple controversies and has also caused two heart attacks.

 6 
Bert Kreischer
(Stand-up comedian)
Bert Kreischer
9
Birthdate: November 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Jordan Clarkson
(Basketball player)
Jordan Clarkson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 8 
Mel Tillis
(Country Singer)
Mel Tillis
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 19, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Gilbert Arenas
(Basketball player)
Gilbert Arenas
11
Birthdate: January 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 10 
Butterfly McQueen
(Actress)
Butterfly McQueen
5
Birthdate: January 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 22, 1995
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 11 
Brooke Hogan
(American Television Personality, Singer, Actress and Daughter of Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan)
Brooke Hogan
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Birthdate: May 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus

Brooke Hogan is an American singer-songwriter, actress, reality television star, media personality, and model. The daughter of world-renowned wrestler Hulk Hogan, Brooke Hogan was exposed to show-business early in her life and took an interest in music. Her debut studio album, Undiscovered, peaked at number 28 on the Billboard 200 and at number one on the Independent Albums chart.

 12 
Big E
(American Professional Wrestler and Former Powerlifter)
Big E
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces

Ettore Ewen, better known by his ring name, Big E Langston, currently performs for the WWE’s SmackDown. The 290-pound wrestler first gained fame as a footballer at the University of Iowa. He had also been a powerlifter before taking up wrestling. He has also voiced Canon Wulf in Lazor Wulf.

 13 
Pete Alonso
(Baseball Player)
Pete Alonso
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 14 
Milly Shapiro
(Actress)
Milly Shapiro
20
Birthdate: July 16, 2002
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 15 
Tony La Russa
(Baseball player)
Tony La Russa
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Aaron Carter
(Rapper)
Aaron Carter
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 5, 2022

Aaron Carter is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, actor, and record producer. Carter became popular among pre-teen and teenage audiences after having released his debut studio album at the age of nine. An openly bisexual musician, Aaron Carter serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

 17 
Leslie Carter
(Singer)
Leslie Carter
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 31, 2012
 18 
Denny Hamlin
(American Professional Stock Car Racing Driver)
Denny Hamlin
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Part of the Joe Gibbs Racing team of the NASCAR Cup Series, Denny Hamlin boasts of 17 wins in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and two in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. While he began racing go-karts at age 7, he began racing mini stocks by age 16.

 19 
Dwight Gooden
(Baseball Players)
Dwight Gooden
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 20 
Brutus Beefcake
(American Retired Professional Wrestler)
Brutus Beefcake
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 21 
Steve Garvey
(Baseball player)
Steve Garvey
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Gary Sheffield
(Baseball Player)
Gary Sheffield
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Adam Bilzerian
(Armenian-Nevisian Poker Player and Writer)
Adam Bilzerian
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1983 AD
 24 
Dreama Walker
(Actress)
Dreama Walker
3
Birthdate: June 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 25 
JoAnna Garcia Swisher
(Actress)
JoAnna Garcia Swisher
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 26 
Cannonball Adderley
(Jazz alto saxophonist)
Cannonball Adderley
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 8, 1975
 27 
Aaron Murray
(American football player)
Aaron Murray
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 28 
Pam Bondi
(Former Florida Attorney General)
Pam Bondi
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Pam Bondi served as the attorney general of Florida from 2011 to 2019. She campaigned against same-sex marriage and launched an unsuccessful lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act. She was on Trump’s defense team for his January 2020 impeachment trial and is said to have received generous donations from Trump.
 29 
Fred McGriff
(Baseball player)
Fred McGriff
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 30 
Lou Piniella
(Baseball player)
Lou Piniella
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
 31 
Bob McNair
(Former Owner of the National Football League team 'The Houston Texans')
Bob McNair
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 23, 2018

Apart from owning NFL's Houston Texans, Bob McNair also gained fame as a self-made billionaire, who made it to the Forbes 400 in 2018. After a streak of failures in business, he finally managed to succeed with Cogen Technologies. He also headed the real-estate firm The McNair Group.

 32 
Joseph Kittinger
(Retired US Air Force Officer and Command Pilot Who Made Many High-Altitude Balloon Records)
Joseph Kittinger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo

Former US Air Force pilot Joseph Kittinger made many high-altitude balloon records and scripted history as the first person to complete a solo balloon flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He served as a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War and had been part of the US high-altitude military projects Project Manhigh and Project Excelsior.

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Slim Whitman
(Singer-songwriter)
Slim Whitman
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 20, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 19, 2013
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 34 
David Sanborn
(Saxophonist)
David Sanborn
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
 35 
Amber Smith
(American actress)
Amber Smith
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
 36 
Julian Green
(American Professional Soccer Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder or a Winger)
Julian Green
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Tino Martinez
(Baseball player)
Tino Martinez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 38 
Robert Gant
(Actor)
Robert Gant
0
Birthdate: July 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
 39 
Kevin Cash
(Baseball player)
Kevin Cash
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 40 
Don Garlits
(American Race Car Driver and Automotive Engineer)
Don Garlits
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Known as the Big Daddy of drag racing, Don Garlits was not just a race-car driver but also a qualified automotive engineer. After his right foot was severed in a major car explosion, he perfected the safety standards of racing, creating the first fire-resistant bodysuit and the Top Fuel dragster rear engine.

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Glen Benton
(Singer, Bassist, Guitarist)
Glen Benton
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Keisha Grey
(Actress)
Keisha Grey
1
Birthdate: June 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 43 
Brooke Bennett
(American Former Competition Swimmer and Three-Time Olympic Champion)
Brooke Bennett
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 44 
Ray-Ray McCloud
(American football player)
Ray-Ray McCloud
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 45 
Brad Holmes
(Association football manager)
Brad Holmes
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
 46 
Mike Williams
(American football player)
Mike Williams
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 47 
Nat Adderley
(Jazz Trumpeter)
Nat Adderley
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 2, 2000
 48 
Reche Caldwell
(American football player, Baseball player)
Reche Caldwell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 6, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 49 
Geronimo Allison
(American Football Player)
Geronimo Allison
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 50 
Byron Pringle
(American football player)
Byron Pringle
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)