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 Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez
93
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: July 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 2 Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles
69
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Travis Scott

Travis Scott
82
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 4 Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey
26
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 5 The Undertaker

The Undertaker
36
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: March 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 6 Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze
22
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 14, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 7 Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Jennifer Garner
26
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 9 Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx
17
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson
19
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 11 Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin
20
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 4, 1970

 12 Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds
10
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 28, 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 13 Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes
11
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Investor
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 5, 1976

 14 Steve Austin

Steve Austin
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Actor, TV Host
Birthdate: December 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 15 Chris Martin

Chris Martin
17
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: March 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett
10
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 25, 2009
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 17 Steve Martin

Steve Martin
17
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly
20
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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 19 Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers
6
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 20, 2020

 20 Carol Burnett

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

George Foreman
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 22 Drew Brees

Drew Brees
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: January 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 23 Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones
14
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 Selena

Selena
25
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 31, 1995
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 25 Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan
8
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 Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas
79
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 27 Patrick Mahomes II

Patrick Mahomes II
58
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 28 Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: November 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 29 Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson
5
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: May 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 30 Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson
31
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 36th President of the United States
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 22, 1973
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 31 Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson
32
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 32 Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion
51
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 33 Chris Kyle

Chris Kyle
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sniper
Birthdate: April 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 2, 2013

 34 Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly
81
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 35 Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate
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Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 9, 1969
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 36 Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson
11
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 37 Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson
17
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 38 Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu
8
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces

 39 Eddie Guerrero

Eddie Guerrero
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: October 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 13, 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 40 Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan
10
Famous As: American Football Player, Television Presenter
Birthdate: November 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 41 Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson
15
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor, Activist
Birthdate: July 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 42 Usher

Usher
9
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson
10
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus

 44 Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons
19
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 45 Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith
18
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: November 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 8, 2007

 46 Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez
10
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 47 Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 48 Melissa Benoist

Melissa Benoist
12
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 49 Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel
25
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 50 Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison
10
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 6, 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)