Famous People From Texas

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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.
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 1 
Selena Gomez
(Singer-Songwriter)
Selena Gomez
214
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Beyonce Knowles
(Singer-Songwriter, Actress and Lead Singer of the R&B Group ‘Destiny’s Child’)
Beyonce Knowles
156
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Travis Scott
(Rapper)
Travis Scott
232
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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The Undertaker
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
The Undertaker
113
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Selena
(American Singer Popularly Known as the 'Queen of Tejano Music')
Selena
96
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 31, 1995
 6 
Matthew McConaughey
(One of the Most Versatile and Highest-Grossing Actors of Hollywood)
Matthew McConaughey
74
Birthdate: November 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Patrick Swayze
(Best Known For His Roles in the Films: 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost')
Patrick Swayze
62
Birthdate: August 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 14, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Jennifer Garner
65
Birthdate: April 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
(34th President of the United States (1953–1961))
Dwight D. Eisenhower
76
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 28, 1969
 10 
Jamie Foxx
(Best Known for His Portrayal of Ray Charles in the Biopic 'Ray')
Jamie Foxx
41
Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Kelly Clarkson
(Winner of 1st Season of 'American Idol')
Kelly Clarkson
73
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 12 
Debbie Reynolds
(One of the Most Popular American Actresses of the 20th Century)
Debbie Reynolds
33
Birthdate: April 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 28, 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Janis Joplin
(American Singer Known for Her Powerful Mezzo-Soprano Vocals)
Janis Joplin
50
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 4, 1970
 14 
Bonnie Parker
(Bank Robber)
Bonnie Parker
62
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 23, 1934
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
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Renee Zellweger
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'Bridget Jones's Diary', 'Chicago', 'Cold Mountain' and 'Judy')
Renee Zellweger
32
Birthdate: April 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 16 
Drew Brees
(American Former Football Quarterback)
Drew Brees
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Steve Austin
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Steve Austin
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Steve Martin
(Actor, Comedian, Writer and Musician)
Steve Martin
31
Birthdate: August 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Farrah Fawcett
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Jill Munroe’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Farrah Fawcett
24
Birthdate: February 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 25, 2009
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 20 
Howard Hughes
(Film Producer and an Important Figure in the Aviation Industry Who Became Known for His Ecentric Behavior)
Howard Hughes
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 5, 1976
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 21 
Buddy Holly
(Singer-Songwriter & Pioneer in Mid 1950's Rock and Roll)
Buddy Holly
47
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 3, 1959
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
George Foreman
(American Retired Professional Boxer and Two-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
George Foreman
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 23 
Kenny Rogers
(Best-Selling Country Music Artists of All Time)
Kenny Rogers
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 20, 2020
 24 
Tommy Lee Jones
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Films: ‘The Fugitive’ and ‘Men in Black’)
Tommy Lee Jones
33
Birthdate: September 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Carol Burnett
(Actress, Singer and Writer Best Known for Her Comedy Show ‘The Carol Burnett Show’)
Carol Burnett
27
Birthdate: April 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Lyndon B. Johnson
(36th President of the United States (1963 - 1969))
Lyndon B. Johnson
54
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 22, 1973
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Kris Kristofferson
(Singer, Songwriter and Actor)
Kris Kristofferson
21
Birthdate: June 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Nick Jonas
(Singer, One of the Jonas Brothers)
Nick Jonas
153
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 29 
Patrick Mahomes II
(The Third African-American Quarterback to Win A Super Bowl)
Patrick Mahomes II
113
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 30 
Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Stevie Ray Vaughan
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 27, 1990
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Dakota Johnson
(Best Known for Her Role in the 'Fifty Shades' Film Series)
Dakota Johnson
77
Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Richard Ramirez
(Serial Killer)
Richard Ramirez
247
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 7, 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Miranda Lambert
(Country Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her Albums: ‘Kerosene’, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and 'Platinum’)
Miranda Lambert
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 34 
Michael Strahan
(Former Professional American Football Player and Television Personality)
Michael Strahan
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 35 
Roy Orbison
(Known as 'The Caruso of Rock' & Famous for Songs 'Only the Lonely' and 'Running Scared')
Roy Orbison
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 6, 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Megan Thee Stallion
(The Second Female Rapper to Win Best New Artist at the Grammy's)
Megan Thee Stallion
124
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Chris Kyle
(One of the Deadliest Snipers in U.S. Military History)
Chris Kyle
49
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 2, 2013
 38 
Eddie Guerrero
(American Professional Wrestler and Member of 'Guerrero' Wrestling Family)
Eddie Guerrero
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 13, 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Owen Wilson
(Famous for Starring in Comedies Like ‘The Royal Tenenbaums,’ ‘Wedding Crashers,’ and ‘Zoolander’)
Owen Wilson
50
Birthdate: November 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Sharon Tate
(Actress - Murdered by Members of the 'Manson Family')
Sharon Tate
37
Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 9, 1969
 41 
Woody Harrelson
(Actor and Playwright)
Woody Harrelson
34
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Usher
(Singer-Songwriter)
Usher
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 43 
Wes Anderson
(Filmmaker Best Known for His Movies 'The Royal Tenenbaums','Moonrise Kingdom' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel')
Wes Anderson
19
Birthdate: May 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Willie Nelson
(One of the Most Recognized Artists in Country Music)
Willie Nelson
29
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Hilary Duff
(Actress, Singer)
Hilary Duff
52
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 46 
Alexis Bledel
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: 'Gilmore Girls' and 'The Handmaid's Tale')
Alexis Bledel
36
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 47 
Waylon Jennings
(Country Singer Known for First no.1 Single 'Dreaming My Dreams')
Waylon Jennings
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 13, 2002
 48 
Erykah Badu
(Singer-Songwriter Know for Her Singles like "On & On," "Honey," and "The Healer.")
Erykah Badu
21
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Robin Wright
(First Actress to Win a Golden Globe for a Streaming TV Series)
Robin Wright
28
Birthdate: April 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 50 
Jim Parsons
72
Birthdate: March 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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