Famous People From Utah

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

Utah was declared the 45th state of the USA more than a hundred years ago. The state got its name years ago from the Ute tribe, who formerly inhabited this part of America. The Salt Lake, situated in this part of America is believed to be the largest saltwater lake in the whole of southern hemisphere. The state capital, Salt Lake City holds the record for being the largest city to host the Winter Olympic Games. The state has been famous for several other reasons as well. One of them is the bond several celebs share with Utah, their hometown. Astronaut Don Lind, actor James Woods, entrepreneur John Warnock and footballer Steve Young are a few distinguished personalities who have made the people of Utah proud. James Woods has acted in dozens of movies and television shows. He has bagged an Emmy and Golden Globe Awards. Woods has also been nominated for Academy Awards. Here are the names of other famous celebrities who are from Utah.
Vote for Your Favourite People From Utah
 1 
Brendon Urie
(Lead Singer and Multi-Instrumentalist of the Pop Rock Band 'Panic! at the Disco')
Brendon Urie
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Gary Ridgway
(Serial Killer)
Gary Ridgway
53
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Julianne Hough
(Judge on Dancing with the Stars)
Julianne Hough
21
Birthdate: July 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 4 
Jewel
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jewel
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 5 
Steve Young
(American football player)
Steve Young
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Derek Hough
(Professional Dancer and Six Times Winner of the Dance Competition Series 'Dancing with the Stars')
Derek Hough
14
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 7 
Marie Osmond
(Singer, Actor, Television actor, Songwriter)
Marie Osmond
12
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 8 
Donny Osmond
(Actor, Singer, Dancer)
Donny Osmond
9
Birthdate: December 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 9 
James Woods
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: 'Salvador' and 'Ghosts of Mississippi')
James Woods
21
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Elizabeth Smart
(Child Safety Activist and Commentator for 'ABC News')
Elizabeth Smart
10
Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Recommended Lists:
 11 
Philo Farnsworth
10
Birthdate: August 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 11, 1971
 12 
Wilford Brimley
9
Birthdate: September 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 1, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 13 
Chrissy Teigen
(Model, Television Personality and Host of Reality Show 'Lip Sync Battle')
Chrissy Teigen
46
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Butch Cassidy
(Train, Bank Robber and the Leader of a Gang of Criminal Outlaws ‘Wild Bunch’)
Butch Cassidy
10
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 13, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 7, 1908
Recommended Lists:
 15 
Merlin Olsen
(American Football Player)
Merlin Olsen
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 11, 2010
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 16 
Zach Wilson
(American football player)
Zach Wilson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 17 
Loretta Young
(Actress)
Loretta Young
10
Birthdate: January 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 12, 2000
 18 
Amanda Righetti
6
Birthdate: April 4, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 19 
Matthew Davis
8
Birthdate: May 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
Tony Finau
(Golfer)
Tony Finau
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 21 
Russell M. Nelson
(Religious Leader, Surgeon)
Russell M. Nelson
9
Birthdate: September 9, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
 22 
Witney Carson
(Dancer. Choreographer)
Witney Carson
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 23 
Lucky Blue Smith
(Model & Musician)
Lucky Blue Smith
9
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 24 
Israel Keyes
(Serial Killer)
Israel Keyes
30
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 2, 2012
Recommended Lists:
 25 
Kim Peek
(Megasavant)
Kim Peek
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 19, 2009
 26 
John Browning
(Firearms Designer)
John Browning
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 23, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 26, 1926
Recommended Lists:
 27 
Lindsay Arnold
(Professional Dancer)
Lindsay Arnold
5
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 28 
Lola Van Wagenen
(Historian and Co-Founder of ‘Consumer Action Now’)
Lola Van Wagenen
1
Birthdate: 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Recommended Lists:
 29 
Jerry Buss
(Businessman Known Worldwide as the Former Owner of the 'Los Angeles Lakers' Basketball Franchise)
Jerry Buss
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 18, 2013
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 30 
Jaime Bergman
(Model and Actress)
Jaime Bergman
3
Birthdate: September 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 31 
Stephen Covey
(Educator, Author)
Stephen Covey
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 16, 2012
 32 
Mike Lookinland
4
Birthdate: December 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 33 
Jade Chynoweth
(Dancer, Actress)
Jade Chynoweth
8
Birthdate: August 21, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 34 
Patrick Fugit
1
Birthdate: October 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
Roseanne Barr
(Stand-Up Comedian and Actress Known for Her TV Sitcom ‘Roseanne’)
Roseanne Barr
23
Birthdate: November 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
Thomas S. Monson
6
Birthdate: August 21, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 2, 2018
 37 
Robert Walker
1
Birthdate: October 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 28, 1951
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 38 
Byron Scott
(American basketball coach)
Byron Scott
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 39 
Cael Sanderson
(American Former Folkstyle and Freestyle Wrestler and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Cael Sanderson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 40 
Bryan Dechart
2
Birthdate: March 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Recommended Lists:
 41 
John Collins
(Basketball player)
John Collins
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 42 
Esther Hicks
(Writer)
Esther Hicks
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
 43 
Kealia Ohai
(Soccer Player)
Kealia Ohai
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 44 
L'Wren Scott
(Stylist)
L'Wren Scott
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 17, 2014
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 45 
Gordon B. Hinckley
(Religious Leader)
Gordon B. Hinckley
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 27, 2008
 46 
Evan McMullin
(Politician)
Evan McMullin
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
 47 
Craig Venter
(Biotechnologist known for leading the first draft sequence of the human genomeand assembled the first team to transfect a cell with a synthetic chromosome)
Craig Venter
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
 48 
Whitney Wolfe Herd
(Businessperson)
Whitney Wolfe Herd
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
 49 
John Gilbert
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 9, 1936
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 50 
Gedde Watanabe
1
Birthdate: June 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)