Famous People from Los Angeles, CA

City of Los Angeles is home to millions of people, and it is in fact the second most populated city in the United States. It is also home to dozens of famous people and Hollywood celebrities. The elite have also chosen this place thanks to its strategic location overlooking beautiful beaches. Listing famous people who live in this area can be a daunting task because they are thousands of them m, but this article tries to uncover the top 4 celebrities who were born in this city. They are;

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was one of the most famous showgirl who was born in Los Angeles in 1926. During her time, she was regarded as the greatest sex symbol of all time. From a tender age, she started modeling, and later moved to acting.  She was once awarded the sixth greatest female star by the American Fil Institute thanks to her contribution in the American Film Industry.

Though she died decades ago, Marilyn Monroe is one legend that Los Angeles cannot ignore.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is a Los Angeles native who was born to celebrity actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand in 1975 at a Los Angeles hospital. She is a woman who has appeared in the Forbes list of the highest paid actresses two times. A movie dubbed Lara Croft: Tomb Raider was her stepping stone to fame, and since then, she played key roles in dozens of films that made millions of bucks in the box office.

Jolie has been nominated for an academy award due to her daring role in the movie The Mighty Heart where she tries to find the person who killed her husband. She has over the years used her celebrity status to eradicate poverty, and this has earned her recognition from the United Nations.

Michael Jackson

You might know MJ, as he was popularly called as the King of Pop, but you might not know that he was born in Los Angeles. He has a number of hit albums including Thriller, Dangerous, Bad, and Off the Wall. He is widely known for popularizing dances such as Moonwalk and Robot. Despite the fact that he is long gone, MJ has a Guinness book record under his name for being the most successful entertainer of all time. He also holds another Guinness book of record due to his humanitarian acts.

For an entertainer with 26 American Music Awards and 13 Grammies, it can be confidently started that MJ is a legend that will remain in the hearts of all Americans, especially Los Angeles residents for life.

 

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian who is the highest paid reality actress from her show Keeping Up with the Kardashians was born and raised in Los Angeles. Apart from being a successful actress, Kim is also an entrepreneur with various lifestyle apparels and fashion products under her name.

There are other celebrities who call Los Angeles home include actors Nicolas Cage, Leonardo DiCaprio, Harrison Ford, and many more.

If you happen to be visiting the city, you should make it a point to check out Universal Studios Hollywood with your family and friends.