Famous People From Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ is home to some of the most famous individual in the world. From music stars, athletes, award-winning actors and actresses, to entrepreneurs and scientists, this city is home to many talents. It’s also home to one of the most majestic places in the world, The Grand Canyon.

Below are some famous people you didn’t know came from Phoenix, AZ.

Matt Dallas

Matt is an actor who has landed many roles in his career, starring in the ABC Family series Kyle XY being one of his roles that is most recognized around the world. Throughout his career in acting, he has won many prestigious awards which have made him a household name. He was born, raised, and even educated in Phoenix, AZ.

Lorenzo James Henrie

Yes, this star who acts as Christopher Manawa in the thrilling series dubbed Fear the Walking Dead was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Part from this TV series, he has starred in many films including Star Trek in which he plays as a Vulcan bully.

 

Stevie Nicks

Stevie is a woman of multiple talent who was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She is known as a songwriter and singer. She is a member of the Fleetwood Mac Group which has won many awards across the globe.

In her solo career, she has achieved a great milestone. She has been crowned the Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll by rolling stone. She is also said to be one of the best singers of all time. Together with the Fleetwood Mac, Stevie entered the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

Ty Murray

For a fact, you cannot mention bull riding and forget Ty Murray. This Phoenix native is  a celebrated rodeo cowboy. He won the World All-round Rodeo Championship seven times. He also co-founded the Professional Bull Riders where he is a board advisor.

Chelsea Kane

This magnificent woman who was born and raised in Phoenix is an actress and a talented dancer. She has featured in various films and TV series including a role as Riley Perrin in Baby Daddy, and Stella Malone in a series dubbed Jonas on Disney Channel.

Josh McDermitt

Josh McDermitt was born in Phoenix and is widely known for playing key roles in several movies such as Eugene Porter on the Walking Dead.

Apart from being an actor, he is also a comedian, and is a member of the famous comedy group Robert Downey Jr.

Another thing you need to know about this famous man from Phoenix is that despite the less serious side you know about him, he is a fully licensed hot air balloon pilot.

 

Dierks Bentley

Bentley is an award winning country musician who is admired by many. He began his career in 2003, and since then, he has been crowned one of the best country superstars. Most importantly, he is the son of Phoenix, Arizona that every native should celebrate.

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