Famous People from Florida
Home are, of course, where the heart is. Irrespective of where you wander off to when you grow up, within your heart, you will stay attached to your roots. And what is a better home than Florida? Located in the US, people from this state have the beautiful beach to enjoy. Here are some famous people from Florida-
1. Ariana Grande
She is an American musician and actress. Born in Boca Raton, Ariana has reached milestones in her career with her genre of American pop music. Only 23, Ariana started off her journey in 2008 and her most famous songs include Problem, Bang Bang, Dangerous Woman, Break Free and Side to Side.
2. Sarah Paulson
Born in Tampa, Florida, Sarah Paulson is an internationally acclaimed American actress. Her most appreciated films 12 years a slave and Carol have received several award nominations in the past. Sarah has also starred in numerous Broadway plays including The GlassMenagerie and Collected Stories. She was widely praised for her character in Game Change.
3. Marco Rubio
He is an American politician from Florida. An attorney, Marco was also the Junior United States Senator from Florida. He served as the Speaker in the Florida House of Representatives. He recently lost out to Donald Trump in Florida in the US Presidential elections 2016. He completed his education in the University Of Miami School Of Law.
4. Wilmer Valderrama
He is an American actor, presenter and TV personality. He is best known for his role in That ‘70’s Show. He was also the host for Yo Momma, a famous American reality show which grew popular among young Americans. He has also starred in several serials and movies, including Grey’s Anatomy, NCIS, Party Monster and Unaccompanied Minors.
5. D Allman
He is a Florida born American writer and journalist. He is most famous for his involvement in the secret interviews in the war in Laos. His interviews include ones with Yasser Arafat,Helmut Kohl, Boris Yeltsin, and Manuel Antonio Noriega. He also served as a foreign correspondent for Vanity Fair magazine.
6. Ashley Greene
Born in Jacksonville, Ashley is an American actress who initially wanted to become a model. Not being tall enough for the job, she appeared as a host in shows like Punk’d. However, she reached her peak of career with her character as Alice Cullen in the Twilight Series adaptation, written by Stephanie Meyer.
7. Robert Andino
He is a professional sportsperson in America. He is a Cuban-American and currently a free agent for Major League Baseball. His previous teams include Florida Marlins, Baltimore Orioles, Seattle Mariners, and Miami Marlins. His batting average in 223 with 18 home runs in the 2016 baseball session. He is of Puerto Rican descent.
8. Jim Morrison
Born in Melbourne, Florida, Jim Morrison probably needs no introduction. He is rightly considered to be one of the most acclaimed musicians of all times. His band, The Doors, created a new scenario in the music industry, one that the world would cherish and embrace for years after they were disbanded.
9. Eva Mendes
Actress, model, designer, businesswoman, Eva Mendes has served as a role model for several young women. Her most famous works include Stuck on You, 2 fast 2 furious, The Other Guys and Hitch. She has been an ambassador for Magnum Ice Cream, Revlon, and Calvin Klein and is married to actor Ryan Gosling.
10. Jason Derulo
He is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. He has sold over 30 million singles with eleven platinum ones including Wiggle, Talk Dirty to Me, In My Head and Watcha Say. This Michael Jackson fan has also been a judge on So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation.
11. Hugh Wilson
12. Dave Berry
13. Pat Frank
14. Lillian Smith
15. Johnny Depp
16. Aaron Carter
17. Flo Rida
19. Sean Kingston
20. Ronnie Van Zant
Florida and the beautiful cities of this state has definitely been a dream for many people across the globe to be their homeland. These celebrities are just about lucky to have been born and raised in this state. This list names people in no particular order of importance from every field of art and science.