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This List of people from Florida includes people who were born, raised or lived in the state of Florida for a significant part of their lives.

Contents

Explorers, pioneers, and military

Film and television

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Chester R. Bender (1914–1996) First Florida resident to graduate from the United States Coast Guard Academy Raised in Plant City[1]
Roy Geiger (1885–1947) Marine Corps General during World War II Born in Middleburg[2]
Joseph Kittinger (1928-) Aviation and Space Flight Pioneer Born in Tampa[3]
John Young (1930-) Navy Fighter Pilot and NASA Apollo Astronaut Raised in Orlando[4]
Name Notability Connection to Florida
Elizabeth Ashley (1939-) Film and Television Actress Born in Ocala[5]
Amanda Bearse (1958-) Film and Television Actress Born in Winter Park[6]
Wayne Brady (1972-) Television Personality and Comedian Born in Orlando[7]
Delta Burke (1956-) Television Actress Born in Orlando[8]
Tom Byrd (1960-) Television Actor (NBC's Boone) Born in Philippine Islands; reared in Florida[9]
Diana Canova (1953-) Actress Born in West Palm Beach[10]
Conlan Carter (1934-) Actor (Combat! and The Law and Mr. Jones on ABC) Born in Arkansas; formerly resided in Naples[11]
Mark Consuelos (1970-) Television Actor Raised in Tampa[12]
Merian C. Cooper (1893–1973) Film Director, Screenwriter, and Producer Born in Jacksonville[13]
Brittany Daniel (1976-) Television and Film Actress Born in Gainesville[14]
Greg Davis Jr. (1984-) Television Actor Born in Orlando[15]
Johnny Depp (1963-) Film Actor Raised in Miramar[16]
Faye Dunaway (1941-) Academy Award-Winning Actress Born in Bascom[17]
Alex Fernandez (1967-) Film and Television Actor Born in Miami[18]
Stepin Fetchit (1902–1985) Film Actor and Comedian Born in Key West[19]
Robert Gant (1968-) Television Actor Born in Tampa[20]
Nicole Garza (1982-) Film and Television Actress Born in Miami[21]
Matt Gerald Film and Television Actor Born in Miami[22]
Malcolm Gets (1963-) Actor Raised in Gainesville[23]
Skyler Gisondo (1996-) Film and Television Teen Actor Born in Palm Beach County[24]
Mel Gorham (1959-) Actress Born in Coral Gables[25]
Carla Gugino (1973-) Film and Television Actress Born in Sarasota[26]
Darrell Hammond (1955-) Television Comedian from Saturday Night Live Born in Melbourne[27]
Gina Hecht (1953-) TV and film actress Born in Winter Park[28]
Wanda Hendrix (1928–1981) Film Actress Born in Jacksonville[29]
Catherine Hickland (1956-) Soap Opera Actress Born in Fort Lauderdale[30]
Cheryl Hines (1965-) Television Actress Born in Miami Beach[31]
Crystal Hunt (1985-) Soap Opera Actress Born in Clearwater[32]
Jonathan Jackson (1982-) Actor Born in Orlando[33]
Sarah Jones (1983-) Film and Television Actress Born in Winter Springs[34]
Arielle Kebbel (1985-) Film and Televistion Actress Born in Winter Park[35]
Catherine Keener (1960-) Actress Born in Miami[36]
Chris Marquette (1984-) Film and Television Actor Born in Stuart[37]
DeLane Matthews (1961-) Television Actress Born in Rockledge[38]
Butterfly McQueen (1911–1995) Film and Television Actress Born in Tampa[39]
Leighton Meester (1986-) Film and Television Actress Grew up in Marco Island[40]
Mandy Moore (1984-) Actress & Singer-Songwriter Grew up in Longwood[41]
Jessica Morris (1980-) Soap Opera Actress Born in Jacksonville[38]
Summer Phoenix (1978-) Actress and Model Born in Winter Park[42]
Danny Pino (1974-) Film and Television Actor Born and raised in Miami[43]
Sidney Poitier (1927-) Academy Award-Winning Actor Born in Miami[44]
Brett Ratner (1969-) Film and Music Video Director Born and raised in Miami Beach[45]
Ashley Rickards (1992-) TV actress Born in Sarasota[46]
Bob Ross (1942–1995) Television Presenter and Artist Born in Daytona Beach[47]
Wesley Snipes (1962-) Actor and Film Producer Born in Orlando[48]
Rachel Specter (1980-) Film and Television Actress Born in Tampa[49]
Kirsten Storms (1984-) Television Actress Born in Orlando[50]
Ben Vereen (1946-) Actor, Dancer and Singer Born in Miami[51]
Bob Vila (1946-) Television Home Improvement Personality Born in Miami[52]
Hugh Wilson (1943-) Film Director Born in Miami[53]

Government and politics

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Alan Stephenson Boyd (1922-) First United States Secretary of Transportation Born in Jacksonville[54]
Corrine Brown (1946-) Congresswoman Born in Jacksonville[55]
Lawton Chiles (1930–1998) Former Governor of Florida Born in Polk County[56]
Jim Davis (1957-) Florida Congressman and former candidate for governor Born in Tampa[57]
John Delaney (1956-) Former mayor of Jacksonville Resides in Jacksonville[58]
Buddy Dyer Mayor of Orlando Born in Orlando[59]
Mark Foley (1954-) Former Congressman Raised in Lake Worth[60]
Bob Graham (1936-) Former Senator and Governor of Florida Born in Miami[61]
Katherine Harris (1957-) Congresswoman Born in Key West[62]
Bob Martinez (1934-) Former Governor of Florida Born in Tampa[63]
Bill McCollum (1944-) Former Congressman and current Attorney General of Florida Born in Brooksville[64]
Bill Nelson (1942-) Senator Born in Miami[65]
Alex Penelas (1961-) Former mayor of Miami Lived in Miami
Janet Reno (1938-) Former Attorney General of the United States Born in Miami[66]

Literature

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Dave Barry (1947-) Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist and Best Selling Author Lives and does most of his writing in Miami[67]
Pat Frank (1907–1964) Author most famous for Alas, Babylon Lived in Tangerine[68]
Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) Novelist, Short Story Writer, and Journalist Lived and wrote in Key West[69]
Carl Hiaasen (1953-) Journalist and Novelist Born in Plantation[70]
Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960) Author and Folklorist during the Harlem Renaissance Raised in Eatonville[71]
James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) Author, Poet, and Civil Rights Activist Born in Jacksonville[72]
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896–1953) Novelist and Short Story Writer Lived and wrote in Cross Creek, the setting for most of her work[73]
Lillian Smith (1897–1966) Author and Social Critic Born in Jasper[74]

Music

Name Notability Connection to Florida
George Acosta DJ Born in Miami
Mason "Mase" Betha (1977-) Rap artist Born in Jacksonville[75]
Gary U.S. Bonds (1939-) Singer and songwriter Born in Jacksonville[76]
Pat Boone (1934-) 1950s Rock and Roll singer Born in Jacksonville[77]
Jo Ann Campbell (1938-) Pop singer Born in Jacksonville[78]
Luther Campbell (1960-) Rap performer Born in Miami[79]
Nick Carter Backstreet Boys singer Resides in Tampa
Aaron Carter Singer Born in Tampa
Lil' Wayne Rapper Resides in Miami
Khia Chambers (1970-) Rap artist Raised in Tampa[80]
Carter Cornelius (1948–1991) R&B artist; lead singer of Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose Born in Dania[81]
Billy Daniels (1915–1988) Big band singer and actor Born in Jacksonville[82]
Tramar "Flo Rida" Dillard (1979-) Rap artist Born in Opa-Locka[83]
Fred Durst (1970-) Lead singer of Limp Bizkit Born in Jacksonville
Greg Eklund (1970-) Drummer for Everclear Born in Jacksonville[84]
Gloria Estefan (1957-) Grammy Award-winning singer Raised in Miami
Willa Ford (1981-) Pop Singer Born/Raised in Ruskin[85]
Brooke Hogan (1988-) Singer and Rapper Born/Raised in Tampa[86]
J. Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954) Composer and singer during the Harlem Renaissance Born in Jacksonville[87]
Frances Langford (1913–2005) Singer and radio star Born in Lakeland[88]
James MacDonough (1970-) Bass guitarist Born in Jacksonville[89]
Raul Malo (1965-) Country music singer and songwriter Born in Miami[90]
AJ McLean (1978-) Singer Born in West Palm Beach[91]
Mandy Moore (1984-) Singer and Actress Raised and lives in Orlando[41]
Jim Morrison (1943–1971) Singer, songwriter, and poet Born in Melbourne[92]
Faheem "T-Pain" Najim (1985-) Rap artist Born in Tallahassee[93]
Jacki-O (198?-) Rap artist Born in Miami[94]
Armando "Pitbull" Pérez (1981-) Rap artist Born in Miami[95]
Tom Petty (1950-) Musician Born in Gainesville[96]
Rick Ross (1977-) Rap artist Born in Carol City[97]
Markus Schulz DJ Resides in Miami
Verick "Smitty" Smith (1982-) Rap artist Born in Miami[98]
Scott Stapp (1973-) Singer and songwriter Born in Orlando
Katrina "Trina" Taylor (1978-) Rap artist Born in Miami[99]
Johnny Tillotson (1939-) Singer and songwriter Born in Jacksonville[100]
Claude "Butch" Trucks (1947-) Drummer of the Allman Brothers Band Born in Jacksonville[101]
Robert 'Vanilla Ice' Van Winkle White Rapper Moved to Miami at 16, currently resides in Wellington
Donnie Van Zant (1952-) Lead singer of .38 Special Born in Jacksonville[102]
Ronnie Van Zant (1948–1977) Lead singer for Lynyrd Skynyrd Born in Jacksonville[103]
Scooter Ward (1970-) Lead singer of Cold Born in Jacksonville[104]
Danielle White (1992-) Singer Raised in Bradenton[105]
Maurice "Trick Daddy" Young (1975-) Rap artist Born in Miami[83]

Science and Technology

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Philip Don Estridge (1937–1985) Led the development of the IBM Personal Computer Born in Jacksonville; lived and worked in Boca Raton[106]
John Archibald Wheeler (1911–2008) Theoretical Physicist Born in Jacksonville[107]

Sports

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Chucky Atkins (1974-) Professional basketball player Born in Orlando[108]
Gilbert Arenas (1982-) Professional basketball player Born in Tampa
Wade Boggs (1958-) Professional baseball player Lives in Tampa[109]
Dwayne Bowe (1984-) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[110]
Steve Carlton (1944-) Major League Baseball pitcher Born in Miami[111]
Vince Carter (1977-) Professional basketball player Born in Daytona Beach[112]
John Chaney (1932-) College basketball coach Born in Jacksonville[113]
Laveranues Coles (1977-) Professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[114]
Daunte Culpepper (1977-) Professional American football quarterback Born in Ocala[115]
Johnny Damon (1974-) Major League Baseball All-Star Outfielder

Grew up in Orlando, Florida

Keyon Dooling (1980-) Professional basketball player Born in Fort Lauderdale[116]
Elvis Dumervil (1984-) Professional football linebacker Born in Miami[117]
David Duval (1971-) Professional golfer Born in Jacksonville[118]
Dave Eiland (1966-) Professional pitching coach Born in Dade City[119]
Dwight Gooden (1964-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Tampa[120]
Zack Greinke (1983-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Orlando[121]
Al Harris (1974-) Professional football cornerback Born in Pompano Beach[122]
Udonis Haslem (1980-) Professional basketball player Born in Miami[123]
Bob Hayes (1942–2002) Track and Field athlete and professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[124]
Geno Hayes (1987-) Professional football linebacker Born and raised in Greenville[125]
Mario Henderson (1984-) Professional football offensive tackle Born in Lehigh Acres[126]
Devin Hester (1982-) Professional football wide receiver and punt returner Born and raised in Riviera Beach[127]
Hulk Hogan (1953-) Professional wrestler and television star Grew up in Tampa
Michael Irvin (1966-) Professional American football player Born in Fort Lauderdale
Jamaal Jackson (1980-) Professional football center Born in Miami[128]
Mike Jenkins (1985-) Professional American football player Grew up in Bradenton[129]
Andre Johnson (1981-) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[130]
Bruce Johnson (1987-) Professional football cornerback Born in Live Oak[131]
Chris Johnson (1985-) Professional football running back Born in Orlando[132]
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (1972-) Professional wrestler and actor Lives in Miami[133]
Chipper Jones (1972-) Professional baseball player Born in Deland[134]
Hunter Jones (1984-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Palm Beach Gardens[135]
Roy Jones Jr. (1969-) Former boxing champion Born in Pensacola[136]
Kelly Kelly (1987-) WWE Diva Born in Jacksonville
Howard Kendrick (1983-) Professional baseball second baseman Born in Jacksonville[137]
Tony La Russa (1944-) Professional baseball manager Born and raised in Tampa[138]
Ray Lewis (1975-) Professional American football player Born in Bartow[139]
Olindo Mare (1973-) Professional football placekicker Born in Hollywood[140]
Tino Martinez (1967-) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[141]
Jeff Mathis (1983-) Professional baseball catcher Born in Marianna[142]
Mark McCumber (1951-) Professional golfer Born in Jacksonville[143]
Willis McGahee (1981-) Professional American football player Born in Miami[144]
Tracy McGrady (1979-) Professional basketball player Born in Bartow[145]
Santana Moss (1979-) Professional American football player Born in Miami[146]
Louis Murphy (1987-) Professional football wide receiver Born in St. Petersburg[147]
Brett Myers (1980-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Jacksonville[148]
Mike Napoli (1981-) Professional baseball catcher Born in Hollywood[149]
Stephen Nicholas (1983-) Professional football linebacker Born in Jacksonville[150]
Chad Ochocinco (1978-) Professional American football player Born in Miami[132]
Jonathan Papelbon (1980-) Professional baseball pitcher Grew up in Jacksonville[151]
Dimitri Patterson (1983-) Professional football cornerback Born in Orlando[152]
Ryan Pickett (1979-) Professional football nose tackle Born and raised in Zephyrhills[153]
AJ Pierzynski (1976-)

Major League Baseball Catcher Raised in Orlando, Florida

Tim Raines (1959-) Professional baseball player Born in Sanford[154]
Jay Ratliff (1981-) Professional football nose tackle Born in St. Petersburg[155]
Alex Rodriguez (1975-) Professional baseball player Partly raised in Miami[156]
Warren Sapp (1972-) Professional American football player Born in Orlando[157]
Lito Sheppard (1981-) Professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[158]
Brandon Siler (1985-) Professional football linebacker Born in Daytona Beach[159]
Emmitt Smith (1969-) Professional American football player Born in Pensacola[160]
Kevin Smith (1986-) Professional football running back Born in Miami[161]
Mike Smith (1959-) Professional football head coach Raised in Daytona Beach[162]
Chris Snelling (1981-) Professional Baseball player Born in North Miami[163]
Denard Span (1984-) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[164]
Matthew Stafford (1988-) Professional football quarterback Born in Tampa[165]
Steve Spurrier (1945-) American football player and coach Born in Miami Beach[166]
Antonio Tarver (1968-) Professional boxer Born in Tampa[167]
Din Thomas (1976-) UFC Fighter Lives and trains in Port St. Lucie[168]
Jason Varitek (1972-) Professional baseball player Grew up in Longwood[169]
Leon Washington (1982-) Professional football running back Born in Jacksonville[170]
Leonard Weaver (1982-) Professional football fullback Born in Melbourne[171]
Eric Weems (1985-) Professional football wide receiver Born in Daytona Beach[172]
LeeRoy Yarbrough (1938–1984) NASCAR driver Born in Jacksonville[173]
Michelle McCool (1980-) WWE Diva Born and lives in Palatka

Other

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Carrot Top (1965-) Prop Comedian Born in Cocoa Beach[174]
Fabiano Caruana (1992-) Youngest chess grandmaster in United States history Born in Miami
Janice Dickinson (1955-) Early Supermodel Raised in Hollywood[175]
Tiffany Fallon (1974-) Playmate of the Year 2005 Born in Fort Lauderdale[176]
Abraham Lincoln Lewis (1865–1947) Businessman and Florida's first African-American millionaire Born in Madison[177]
Charles E. Merrill (1885–1956) Founder of Merrill Lynch Born in Green Cove Springs[178]
Kara Monaco (1983-) Playmate of the Year 2006 Born in Lakeland[179]
Carolyn Murphy (1973-) Supermodel Born in Fort Walton Beach[180]
A. Philip Randolph (1889–1979) Civil Rights activist Born in Crescent City[181]
Krissy Taylor(1978–1995) Model Born in Miami[182]
Niki Taylor (1975-) Model Born in Miami[183]
Norman Thagard (1943-) NASA Astronaut Lives and works in Tallahassee[184]
Jimmy Wales (1966-) Founding member of the Wikimedia Foundation Resides in St. Petersburg[185]

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See also


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, a popular tourist destination.]] This List of people from Florida includes people who were born, raised or lived in the state of Florida for a good part of their lives.

Contents

Explorers, pioneers, scientists and military

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Chester R. Bender (1914–1996) First Florida resident to graduate from the United States Coast Guard Academy Raised in Plant City[1]
Roy Geiger (1885–1947) Marine Corps General during World War II Born in Middleburg[2]
Joseph Kittinger (1928-) Aviation and Space Flight Pioneer Born in Tampa[3]
John Young (1930-) Navy Fighter Pilot and NASA Apollo Astronaut Raised in Orlando[4]

Government and politics

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Alan Stephenson Boyd (1922-) First United States Secretary of Transportation Born in Jacksonville[5]
Corrine Brown (1946-) Congresswoman Born in Jacksonville[6]
Lawton Chiles (1930–1998) Former Governor of Florida Born in Polk County[7]
Jim Davis (1957-) Florida Congressman and former candidate for governor Born in Tampa[8]
John Delaney (1956-) Former Mayor of Jacksonville Resides in Jacksonville[9]
Buddy Dyer Mayor of Orlando Born in Orlando[10]
Mark Foley (1954-) Former Congressman Raised in Lake Worth[11]
Bob Graham (1936-) Former United States Senator and Governor of Florida Born in Miami[12]
Katherine Harris (1957-) Congresswoman Born in Key West[13]
Bob Martinez (1934-) Former Governor of Florida Born in Tampa[14]
Bill McCollum (1944-) Former Congressman and current Attorney General of Florida Born in Brooksville[15]
Bill Nelson (1942-) United States Senator Born in Miami[16]
Alex Penelas (1961-) Former Mayor of Miami Lived in Miami
Janet Reno (1938-) Former Attorney General of the United States Born in Miami[17]

Film and television

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Elizabeth Ashley (1939-) Film and Television Actress Born in Ocala[18]
Amanda Bearse (1958-) Film and Television Actress Born in Winter Park[19]
Wayne Brady (1972-) Television Personality and Comedian Born in Orlando[20]
Delta Burke (1956-) Television Actress Born in Orlando[21]
Tom Byrd (1960-) Television Actor (NBC's Boone) Born in Philippine Islands; reared in Florida[22]
Diana Canova (1953-) Actress Born in West Palm Beach[23]
Conlan Carter (1934-) Actor (Combat! and The Law and Mr. Jones on ABC) Born in Arkansas; formerly resided in Naples[24]
Mark Consuelos (1970-) Television Actor Raised in Tampa[25]
Merian C. Cooper (1893–1973) Film Director, Screenwriter, and Producer Born in Jacksonville[26]
Brittany Daniel (1976-) Television and Film Actress Born in Gainesville[27]
Greg Davis Jr. (1984-) Television Actor Born in Orlando[28]
Johnny Depp (1963-) Film Actor Raised in Miramar[29]
Faye Dunaway (1941-) Academy Award-Winning Actress Born in Bascom[30]
Gail Edwards (1952 -) Film and Television Actress Born and raised in Coral Gables
Alex Fernandez (1967-) Film and Television Actor Born in Miami[31]
Stepin Fetchit (1902–1985) Film Actor and Comedian Born in Key West[32]
Robert Gant (1968-) Television Actor Born in Tampa[33]
Joanna García (1979-) Film and Television Actress Born in Tampa[34]
Nicole Garza (1982-) Film and Television Actress Born in Miami[35]
Matt Gerald Film and Television Actor Born in Miami[36]
Malcolm Gets (1963-) Actor Raised in Gainesville[37]
Skyler Gisondo (1996-) Film and Television Teen Actor Born in Palm Beach County[38]
Mel Gorham (1959-) Actress Born in Coral Gables[39]
Carla Gugino (1973-) Film and Television Actress Born in Sarasota[40]
Tony Hale (1970-) Film and Television Actor Grew up in Tallahassee[41]
Darrell Hammond (1955-) Television Comedian from Saturday Night Live Born in Melbourne[42]
Gina Hecht (1953-) TV and film actress Born in Winter Park[43]
Wanda Hendrix (1928–1981) Film Actress Born in Jacksonville[44]
Catherine Hickland (1956-) Soap Opera Actress Born in Fort Lauderdale[45]
Cheryl Hines (1965-) Television Actress Born in Miami Beach[needs proof]
Crystal Hunt (1985-) Soap Opera Actress Born in Clearwater[46]
Jonathan Jackson (1982-) Actor Born in Orlando[47]
Carter Jenkins (1991-) Film and Television Actor Born in Tampa[48]
Sarah Jones (1983-) Film and Television Actress Born in Winter Springs[49]
Lawrence Kasdan (1949-) Film director and screenwriter Born in Miami[50]
Arielle Kebbel (1985-) Film and Televistion Actress Born in Winter Park[51]
Catherine Keener (1960-) Actress Born in Miami[52]
Chris Marquette (1984-) Film and Television Actor Born in Stuart[53]
DeLane Matthews (1961-) Television Actress Born in Rockledge[54]
Butterfly McQueen (1911–1995) Film and Television Actress Born in Tampa[55]
Leighton Meester (1986-) Film and Television Actress Grew up in Marco Island[56]
Mandy Moore (1984-) Actress & Singer-Songwriter Grew up in Longwood[57]
Jessica Morris (1980-) Soap Opera Actress Born in Jacksonville[54]
Summer Phoenix (1978-) Actress and Model Born in Winter Park[58]
Danny Pino (1974-) Film and Television Actor Born and raised in Miami[59]
Sidney Poitier (1927-) Academy Award-Winning Actor Born in Miami[60]
Brett Ratner (1969-) Film and Music Video Director Born and raised in Miami Beach[61]
Monica Raymund (1986-) Television Actress Born in St. Petersburg[62]
Ashley Rickards (1992-) TV actress Born in Sarasota[63]
Stephen Root (1951-) Film and Television Actor Born in Sarasota[64]
Bob Ross (1942–1995) Television Presenter and Artist Born in Daytona Beach[65]
Rick Sanchez (1958-) Host of CNN's Rick's List Grew up in Hialeah[66]
Pat Skipper (1958-) Film and Television Actor Born in Lakeland[67]
Wesley Snipes (1962-) Actor and Film Producer Born in Orlando[needs proof]
Rachel Specter (1980-) Film and Television Actress Born in Tampa[68]
Kirsten Storms (1984-) Television Actress Born in Orlando[69]
Ben Vereen (1946-) Actor, Dancer and Singer Born in Miami[70]
Bob Vila (1946-) Television Home Improvement Personality Born in Miami[71]
Hugh Wilson (1943-) Film Director Born in Miami[72]

Literature

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Dave Barry (1947-) Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist and Best Selling Author Lives and does most of his writing in Miami[73]
Pat Frank (1907–1964) Author most famous for Alas, Babylon Lived in Tangerine[74]
Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) Novelist, Short Story Writer, and Journalist Lived and wrote in Key West[75]
Carl Hiaasen (1953-) Journalist and Novelist Born in Plantation[76]
Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960) Author and Folklorist during the Harlem Renaissance Raised in Eatonville[77]
James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) Author, Poet, and Civil Rights Activist Born in Jacksonville[78]
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896–1953) Novelist and Short Story Writer Lived and wrote in Cross Creek, the setting for most of her work[79]
Lillian Smith (1897–1966) Author and Social Critic Born in Jasper[80]

Music

Name Notability Connection to Florida
George Acosta DJ Born in Miami
Mason "Mase" Betha (1977-) Rap artist Born in Jacksonville[81]
Gary U.S. Bonds (1939-) Singer and songwriter Born in Jacksonville[82]
Pat Boone (1934-) 1950s Rock and Roll singer Born in Jacksonville[83]
Jo Ann Campbell (1938-) Pop singer Born in Jacksonville[84]
Luther Campbell (1960-) Rap performer Born in Miami[85]
Nick Carter Backstreet Boys singer Resides in Tampa
Aaron Carter Singer Born in Tampa
Lil' Wayne Rapper Resides in Miami - but from Louisiana
Khia Chambers (1970-) Rap artist Raised in Tampa[86]
Easton Corbin Country music singer Born in Trenton[87]
Carter Cornelius (1948–1991) R&B artist; lead singer of Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose Born in Dania[88]
Billy Daniels (1915–1988) Big band singer and actor Born in Jacksonville[89]
Jason Derülo (1989-) Pop and R&B singer Born in Miami[90]
Tramar "Flo Rida" Dillard (1979-) Rap artist Born in Opa-Locka[91]
Fred Durst (1970-) Lead singer of Limp Bizkit Born in Jacksonville
Greg Eklund (1970-) Drummer for Everclear Born in Jacksonville[92]
Gloria Estefan (1957-) Grammy Award-winning singer Raised in Miami
Willa Ford (1981-) Pop Singer Born/Raised in Ruskin[93]
Brooke Hogan (1988-) Singer and Rapper Born/Raised in Tampa[94]
J. Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954) Composer and singer during the Harlem Renaissance Born in Jacksonville[95]
Sean Kingston (1990-) Reggae Fusion Singer and Rapper Born in Miami[96]
Frances Langford (1913–2005) Singer and radio star Born in Lakeland[97]
James MacDonough (1970-) Bass guitarist Born in Jacksonville[98]
Raul Malo (1965-) Country music singer and songwriter Born in Miami[99]
AJ McLean (1978-) Singer Born in West Palm Beach[100]
Mandy Moore (1984-) Singer and Actress Raised and lives in Orlando[needs proof]
Jim Morrison (1943–1971) Singer, songwriter, and poet Born in Melbourne[101]
Faheem "T-Pain" Najim (1985-) Rap artist Born in Tallahassee[102]
Jacki-O (198?-) Rap artist Born in Miami[103]
Jaco Pastorius (1951–1987) Jazz bassist, former member of Weather Report Lived in Fort Lauderdale until his death[104]
Armando "Pitbull" Pérez (1981-) Rap artist Born in Miami[105]
Tom Petty (1950-) Musician Born in Gainesville[106]
Rick Ross (1977-) Rap artist Born in Carol City[107]
Markus Schulz DJ Resides in Miami
Verick "Smitty" Smith (1982-) Rap artist Born in Miami[108]
Scott Stapp (1973-) Singer and songwriter Born in Orlando
Katrina "Trina" Taylor (1978-) Rap artist Born in Miami[needs proof]
Johnny Tillotson (1939-) Singer and songwriter Born in Jacksonville[109]
Claude "Butch" Trucks (1947-) Drummer of the Allman Brothers Band Born in Jacksonville[110]
Robert 'Vanilla Ice' Van Winkle Rap artist Moved to Miami at 16, currently resides in Wellington
Donnie Van Zant (1952-) Lead singer of .38 Special Born in Jacksonville[111]
Ronnie Van Zant (1948–1977) Lead singer for Lynyrd Skynyrd Born in Jacksonville[112]
Scooter Ward (1970-) Lead singer of Cold Born in Jacksonville[113]
Danielle White (1992-) Singer Raised in Bradenton[114]
Maurice "Trick Daddy" Young (1975-) Rap artist Born in Miami[91]

Science and technology

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Philip Don Estridge (1937–1985) Led the development of the IBM Personal Computer Born in Jacksonville; lived and worked in Boca Raton[115]
John Archibald Wheeler (1911–2008) Theoretical Physicist Born in Jacksonville[116]

Sports

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Chucky Atkins (1974-) Professional basketball player Born in Orlando[117]
Gilbert Arenas (1982-) Professional basketball player Born in Tampa
Alex Avila (1987-) Professional baseball catcher Born in Hialeah[118]
Wade Boggs (1958-) Professional baseball player Lives in Tampa[119]
Boof Bonser (1981-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in St. Petersburg[120]
Dwayne Bowe (1984-) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[121]
Steve Carlton (1944-) Major League Baseball pitcher Born in Miami[122]
Vince Carter (1977-) Professional basketball player Born in Daytona Beach[123]
Kevin Cash (1977-) Professional baseball catcher Born in Tampa[124]
John Chaney (1932-) College basketball coach Born in Jacksonville[125]
Laveranues Coles (1977-) Professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[126]
Daunte Culpepper (1977-) Professional American football quarterback Born in Ocala[127]
Johnny Damon (1974-) Major League Baseball All-Star Outfielder Grew up in Orlando[128]
Wade Davis (1985-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Lake Wales[129]
Keyon Dooling (1980-) Professional basketball player Born in Fort Lauderdale[130]
Elvis Dumervil (1984-) Professional football linebacker Born in Miami[131]
David Duval (1971-) Professional golfer Born in Jacksonville[132]
Dave Eiland (1966-) Professional pitching coach Born in Dade City[133]
Jeff Fulchino (1979-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Titusville[134]
Alonzo Gee (1987-) Professional basketball player Born in Riviera Beach[135]
Gio Gonzalez (1985-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Hialeah[136]
Luis Gonzalez (1967-) Professional baseball outfielder Born in Tampa[137]
Dwight Gooden (1964-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Tampa[138]
Nick Green (1978-) Professional baseball player Born in Pensacola[139]
Zack Greinke (1983-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Orlando[140]
Al Harris (1974-) Professional football cornerback Born in Pompano Beach[141]
Udonis Haslem (1980-) Professional basketball player Born in Miami[142]
Bob Hayes (1942–2002) Track and Field athlete and professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[143]
Geno Hayes (1987-) Professional football linebacker Born and raised in Greenville[144]
Mario Henderson (1984-) Professional football offensive tackle Born in Lehigh Acres[145]
Devin Hester (1982-) Professional football wide receiver and punt returner Born and raised in Riviera Beach[146]
Hulk Hogan (1953-) Professional wrestler and television star Grew up in Tampa
Eric Hurley (1985-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Jacksonville[147]
Michael Irvin (1966-) Professional American football player Born in Fort Lauderdale
Jamaal Jackson (1980-) Professional football center Born in Miami[148]
Mike Jenkins (1985-) Professional American football player Grew up in Bradenton[149]
Andre Johnson (1981-) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[150]
Bruce Johnson (1987-) Professional football cornerback Born in Live Oak[151]
Chris Johnson (1985-) Professional football running back Born in Orlando[152]
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (1972-) Professional wrestler and actor Lives in Miami[153]
Gartrell Johnson (1986-) Professional football running back Born in Miami[154]
Howard Johnson (1960-) Professional baseball player Born in Clearwater[155]
Chipper Jones (1972-) Professional baseball player Born in Deland[156]
Hunter Jones (1984-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Palm Beach Gardens[157]
Roy Jones Jr. (1969-) Former boxing champion Born in Pensacola[needs proof]
Solomon Jones (1984-) Professional basketball player Born in Eustis[158]
Matt Joyce (1984-) Professional baseball outfielder Born in Tampa[159]
Kelly Kelly (1987-) WWE Diva Born in Jacksonville
Howard Kendrick (1983-) Professional baseball second baseman Born in Jacksonville[160]
Jeff Keppinger (1980-) Professional baseball player Born in Miami[161]
Casey Kotchman (1983-) Professional baseball first baseman Born in St. Petersburg[162]
Matt LaPorta (1985-) Professional baseball first baseman Born in Port Charlotte[163]
Tony La Russa (1944-) Professional baseball manager Born and raised in Tampa[164]
Ray Lewis (1975-) Professional American football player Born in Bartow[165]
Jesse Litsch (1985-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Pinellas Park[166]
Dave Magadan (1962-) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[167]
Olindo Mare (1973-) Professional football placekicker Born in Hollywood[168]
Tino Martinez (1967-) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[169]
Jeff Mathis (1983-) Professional baseball catcher Born in Marianna[170]
Michelle McCool (1980-) WWE Diva Born and lives in Palatka
Mark McCumber (1951-) Professional golfer Born in Jacksonville[171]
Willis McGahee (1981-) Professional American football player Born in Miami[172]
Tracy McGrady (1979-) Professional basketball player Born in Bartow[173]
Jason Michaels (1976-) Professional baseball outfielder Born in Tampa[174]
Santana Moss (1979-) Professional American football player Born in Miami[175]
Louis Murphy (1987-) Professional football wide receiver Born in St. Petersburg[176]
Brett Myers (1980-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Jacksonville[177]
Mike Napoli (1981-) Professional baseball catcher Born in Hollywood[178]
Stephen Nicholas (1983-) Professional football linebacker Born in Jacksonville[179]
Chad Ochocinco (1978-) Professional American football player Born in Miami[152]
Darren O'Day (1982-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Jacksonville[180]
Jonathan Papelbon (1980-) Professional baseball pitcher Grew up in Jacksonville[181]
Dimitri Patterson (1983-) Professional football cornerback Born in Orlando[182]
Eric Patterson (1983-) Professional baseball outfielder Born in Tallahassee[183]
Ryan Pickett (1979-) Professional football nose tackle Born and raised in Zephyrhills[184]
AJ Pierzynski (1976-) Professional baseball catcher Raised in Orlando[185]
Ryan Raburn (1981-) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[186]
Tim Raines (1959-) Professional baseball player Born in Sanford[187]
Jay Ratliff (1981-) Professional football nose tackle Born in St. Petersburg[188]
Chris Ray (1982-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Tampa[189]
Alex Rodriguez (1975-) Professional baseball player Partly raised in Miami[190]
Sean Rodriguez (1985-) Professional baseball second baseman Born in Miami[191]
Chris Sale (1989-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Lakeland[192]
Jarrod Saltalamacchia (1985-) Professional baseball catcher Born in West Palm Beach[193]
Warren Sapp (1972-) Professional American football player Born in Orlando[194]
Lito Sheppard (1981-) Professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[195]
Scot Shields (1975-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Fort Lauderdale[196]
Brandon Siler (1985-) Professional football linebacker Born in Daytona Beach[197]
Emmitt Smith (1969-) Professional American football player Born in Pensacola[198]
Kevin Smith (1986-) Professional football running back Born in Miami[199]
Mike Smith (1959-) Professional football head coach Raised in Daytona Beach[200]
Chris Snelling (1981-) Professional Baseball player Born in North Miami[201]
Denard Span (1984-) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[202]
Matthew Stafford (1988-) Professional football quarterback Born in Tampa[203]
Steve Spurrier (1945-) American football player and coach Born in Miami Beach[204]
Amar'e Stoudemire (1982-) Professional basketball player Born in Lake Wales[205]
Antonio Tarver (1968-) Professional boxer Born in Tampa[206]
Din Thomas (1976-) UFC Fighter Lives and trains in Port St. Lucie[207]
Jason Varitek (1972-) Professional baseball player Grew up in Longwood[208]
Tim Wakefield (1966-) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Melbourne[209]
Leon Washington (1982-) Professional football running back Born in Jacksonville[210]
Leonard Weaver (1982-) Professional football fullback Born in Melbourne[211]
Eric Weems (1985-) Professional football wide receiver Born in Daytona Beach[212]
Bobby Wilson (1983-) Professional baseball catcher Born in Dunedin[213]
LeeRoy Yarbrough (1938–1984) NASCAR driver Born in Jacksonville[214]

Other

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Shannon Bream (1971-) Reporter for Fox News Grew up in Tallahassee[215]
Carrot Top (1965-) Prop Comedian Born in Cocoa Beach[216]
Fabiano Caruana (1992-) Youngest chess grandmaster in United States history Born in Miami
Janice Dickinson (1955-) Early Supermodel Raised in Hollywood[217]
Elizabeth Edwards (1949-2010) Estranged wife to John Edwards Born in Jacksonville[218]
Tiffany Fallon (1974-) Playmate of the Year 2005 Born in Fort Lauderdale[219]
Abraham Lincoln Lewis (1865–1947) Businessman and Florida's first African-American millionaire Born in Madison[220]
Charles E. Merrill (1885–1956) Founder of Merrill Lynch Born in Green Cove Springs[221]
Kara Monaco (1983-) Playmate of the Year 2006 Born in Lakeland[222]
Chris Myers (1959-) Sportscaster Born in Miami[223]
Carolyn Murphy (1973-) Supermodel Born in Fort Walton Beach[needs proof]
A. Philip Randolph (1889–1979) Civil Rights activist Born in Crescent City[224]
Krissy Taylor(1978–1995) Model Born in Miami[225]
Niki Taylor (1975-) Model Born in Miami[226]
Norman Thagard (1943-) NASA Astronaut Lives and works in Tallahassee[227]
Hugo Vihlen (1931-) Record-breaking solo sailor Born in Florida; lived in Homestead[228]
Jimmy Wales (1966-) Founding member of the Wikimedia Foundation Resides in St. Petersburg[229]

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