Famous People From Texas

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Selena Gomez
(Singer-Songwriter)
Selena Gomez
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Birthdate: July 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Beyonce Knowles
(One of the World's Best-Selling Recording Artists and One of the Highest-Earning Black Musicians of All Time)
Beyonce Knowles
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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The Undertaker
(Professional wrestler)
The Undertaker
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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
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 31, 1995
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Travis Scott
(Rapper)
Travis Scott
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Matthew McConaughey
(One of the Most Versatile and Highest-Grossing Actors of Hollywood)
Matthew McConaughey
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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
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Birthdate: August 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 14, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Jennifer Garner
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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
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 28, 1969
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Jamie Foxx
(Best Known for His Portrayal of Ray Charles in the Biopic 'Ray')
Jamie Foxx
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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
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Janis Joplin
(Known for Her Powerful Mezzo-Soprano Vocals)
Janis Joplin
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 4, 1970
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Debbie Reynolds
(One of the Most Popular American Actresses of the 20th Century)
Debbie Reynolds
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Birthdate: April 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 28, 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Renee Zellweger
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'Bridget Jones's Diary', 'Chicago', 'Cold Mountain' and 'Judy')
Renee Zellweger
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Birthdate: April 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Steve Austin
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Steve Austin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Drew Brees
(Former American Football Quarterback)
Drew Brees
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Howard Hughes
(Film Producer and an Important Figure in the Aviation Industry Who Became Known for His Ecentric Behavior)
Howard Hughes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 5, 1976
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Steve Martin
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Birthdate: August 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Farrah Fawcett
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Birthdate: February 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 25, 2009
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Buddy Holly
(Singer-Songwriter & Pioneer in Mid 1950's Rock and Roll)
Buddy Holly
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 3, 1959
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Kenny Rogers
(Best-Selling Country Music Artists of All Time)
Kenny Rogers
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 20, 2020
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Carol Burnett
(Actress)
Carol Burnett
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Birthdate: April 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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George Foreman
(American Retired Professional Boxer and 2-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
George Foreman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Tommy Lee Jones
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Birthdate: September 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Kris Kristofferson
(Singer, Songwriter and Actor)
Kris Kristofferson
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Birthdate: June 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 27, 1990
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Miranda Lambert
(Country Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her Albums: ‘Kerosene’, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and 'Platinum’)
Miranda Lambert
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Patrick Mahomes II
(The Third African-American Quarterback to Win A Super Bowl)
Patrick Mahomes II
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Lyndon B. Johnson
(36th President of the United States (1963 - 1969))
Lyndon B. Johnson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 22, 1973
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Nick Jonas
(Singer, One of the Jonas Brothers)
Nick Jonas
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Michael Strahan
(Former Professional American Football Player and Television Personality)
Michael Strahan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Dakota Johnson
(Best Known for Her Role in the 'Fifty Shades' Film Series)
Dakota Johnson
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Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Megan Thee Stallion
(The Second Female Rapper to Win Best New Artist at the Grammy's)
Megan Thee Stallion
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Chris Kyle
(One of the Deadliest Snipers in U.S. Military History)
Chris Kyle
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 2, 2013
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Roy Orbison
(Known as 'The Caruso of Rock' & Famous for Songs 'Only the Lonely' and 'Running Scared')
Roy Orbison
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 6, 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Eddie Guerrero
(American Professional Wrestler and Member of 'Guerrero' Wrestling Family)
Eddie Guerrero
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 13, 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Owen Wilson
(Famous for Starring in Comedies Like ‘The Royal Tenenbaums,’ ‘Wedding Crashers,’ and ‘Zoolander’)
Owen Wilson
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Birthdate: November 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Wes Anderson
(Filmmaker Best Known for His Movies 'The Royal Tenenbaums','Moonrise Kingdom' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel')
Wes Anderson
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Birthdate: May 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Sharon Tate
(Actress - Murdered by Members of the 'Manson Family')
Sharon Tate
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Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 9, 1969
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Woody Harrelson
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Birthdate: July 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Willie Nelson
(One of the Most Recognized Artists in Country Music)
Willie Nelson
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Usher
(Singer-Songwriter)
Usher
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Erykah Badu
(Singer-Songwriter Know for Her Singles like "On & On," "Honey," and "The Healer.")
Erykah Badu
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Waylon Jennings
(Country Singer Known for First no.1 Single 'Dreaming My Dreams')
Waylon Jennings
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 13, 2002
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Jim Parsons
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Birthdate: March 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Adrian Peterson
(American Football Player)
Adrian Peterson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Hilary Duff
(Actress, Singer)
Hilary Duff
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Birthdate: September 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Michelle Rodriguez
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Birthdate: July 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Machine Gun Kelly
(Rapper - Noted For Contemporary & Alternative Hip-Hop With Rock)
Machine Gun Kelly
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Anna Nicole Smith
(1993 Playmate of the Year)
Anna Nicole Smith
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 8, 2007
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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.