Famous People From Texas

The state of Texas, situated in the southern part of United States has been a favorite among both tourists and immigrants wanting to settle down in America. The cities of Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Arlington are a few cities in the state of Texas which are fast developing and have progressed by leaps and bounds over the past few decades. Apart from its deserts and flourishing cities, the state of Texas has often been recognized as the home of several distinguished celebrities. Singers Jessica Simpson, Beyonce, Hillary Duff, Kelly Clarkson and Demi Lovato are a few famous faces who hail from Texas. Beyonce’s tracks like ‘Baby Boy’ and ‘Crazy in Love’ secured top positions in the ‘Billboard Top 100’ countdown charts. She also released several albums during the period 2003-08. She is also the recipient of six Grammy awards, a feat achieved by very few people. Here are a few other famous people who belong to Texas, scroll down to see their names.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles
112
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez
147
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: July 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 3 Travis Scott

Travis Scott
147
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 4 The Undertaker

The Undertaker
75
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: March 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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 5 Selena

Selena
64
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: The 'Queen of Tejano Music'
Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 31, 1995

 6 Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey
42
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 7 Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze
37
Famous As: Known For His Role in 'Dirty Dancing' & 'Ghost'
Birthdate: August 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 14, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner
42
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 9 Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower
56
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 34th President of the United States
Birthdate: October 14, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 28, 1969

 10 Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx
24
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 11 Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Winner of 1st Season of 'American Idol'
Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 12 Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds
21
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 28, 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 13 Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin
41
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Known for Her Powerful Mezzo-Soprano Vocals
Birthdate: January 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 4, 1970

 14 Renee Zellweger

Renee Zellweger
20
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 15 Steve Austin

Steve Austin
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time
Birthdate: December 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Drew Brees

Drew Brees
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former American Football Quarterback
Birthdate: January 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 17 Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes
21
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Investor
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 5, 1976

 18 Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett
17
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 25, 2009
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 19 Steve Martin

Steve Martin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 21 Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers
9
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 20, 2020

 22 Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly
30
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 3, 1959
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 23 George Foreman

George Foreman
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 24 Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones
23
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 25 Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
Birthdate: October 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 27, 1990
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert
9
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: November 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 27 Patrick Mahomes II

Patrick Mahomes II
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: The Third African-American Quarterback to Win A Super Bowl
Birthdate: September 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 28 Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas
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Famous As: Singer, One of the Jonas Brothers
Birthdate: September 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 29 Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 36th President of the United States
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 22, 1973

 30 Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison
12
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 6, 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 31 Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan
14
Famous As: American Football Player, Television Presenter
Birthdate: November 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 32 Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson
12
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: May 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 33 Chris Kyle

Chris Kyle
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Deadliest Sniper in U.S. Military History
Birthdate: April 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 2, 2013

 34 Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson
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Famous As: Starred in the 'Fifty Shades' film series.
Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 35 Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: The Second Female Rapper to Win Best New Artist (Grammy)
Birthdate: February 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 36 Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson
24
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 37 Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate
23
Famous As: Actress - Murdered by Members of the 'Manson Family'
Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 9, 1969
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 38 Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 39 Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson
16
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 40 Eddie Guerrero

Eddie Guerrero
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: October 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 13, 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 41 Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu
15
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces

 42 Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson
22
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: One of the Most Recognized Artists in Country Music
Birthdate: April 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus

 43 Usher

Usher
14
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 44 Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons
46
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 45 Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper - Noted For Contemporary & Alternative Hip-Hop With Rock
Birthdate: April 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 46 Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff
33
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: September 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 47 Robin Wright

Robin Wright
20
Famous As: First Actress to Win a Golden Globe for a Streaming TV Series
Birthdate: April 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 48 Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith
31
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: 1993 Playmate of the Year
Birthdate: November 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 8, 2007
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 49 Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez
16
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 50 Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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