For a fact, Las Vegas is one of the most exciting and adventurous cities in the United States. Despite being a place filled with bustling economic activities, it is also one that plays home amazing attractions including risqué nightclubs, poolside cocktails, and high-end gambling joints. Also, it has some of the best parks and museums a city can offer.
What Las Vegas isn’t famous for is producing the next generation of celebrities and influencers. This title is often reserved for cities like Los Angeles, Seattle, and New York. But in addition to its many dazzling characteristics, Las Vegas has for a long time bred many high-profile entertainers, scientists, athletes, and musicians.
Some of the famous people who call this city home include;
Jimmy Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, and his family located to Las Vegas when he was nine. He entered the entertainment scene in high school when he was selected as the host of a Saturday night radio show for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is a celebrity who is not afraid to call this city home, and he often returns regularly for comedic performances.
Shaffer Chimere Smith, popularly known as Ne-Yo was not born in Las Vegas, but moved here at a very young age. His mother, who was also a musician decided to relocate her family to Nevada in search of better opportunities. Ne-Yo went to Las Vegas Academy, and joined an R&B group dubbed Envy. In 2004, he rose to fame when he wrote Let Me Move You which was performed by Mario. Later, he was signed by Def Jam Records and the rest is history!
Wesley Rutina us a dancer and actress who is not hesitant to call Las Vegas home. His parents worked in Las Vegas, and this is the city she was brought up. She went to Las Vegas Academy together with Ne-Yo, but she tool interest in dancing. She spend most of her childhood and young adult life in this city, and left later in life to pursue her career. She is better known for her role as Tara in HBO’s True Blood.
Jenny Lewis is better known as the woman behind the soothing female vocals on the Postal service album Give Up and the lead vocalist for Rilo Kiley. She is an indie goddess who grew up In Las Vegas. She is a professional singer who should be celebrated by everyone in this city!