List of people from Las Vegas

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This is an incomplete list of notable natives and residents of the Las Vegas metropolitan area which includes Las Vegas, Nevada. Natives are individuals born in the Las Vegas metropolitan area. Non-natives are people who play or played a notable role in the history of Las Vegas or the Las Vegas metropolitan area while residing here.

Notable people from Las Vegas
Name Native Profession Reason for notability
Sheldon Adelson Non-Native businessman Las Vegas Sands
Andre Agassi Native tennis player philanthropist
Louie Anderson Non-Native comedian
Criss Angel Non-Native magician Criss Angel Mindfreak
Greg Anthony Native basketball player played for UNLV, NBA
Big B Non-Native recording artist Suburban Noize Records
Bobby Baldwin Non-Native poker player and casino executive
Toni Basil Non-Native choreographer, musician
Tony Bellamy Native musician and vocalist performed in the Native American/Mexican American rock band Redbone. He was inducted into the Native American Music Hall of Fame in 2008.[1]
Alexandra Berzon Non-Native journalist Primary reporter for a Las Vegas Sun Pulitzer Prize winning series
Robert Bigelow Native Entrepreneur Founder and CEO of Bigelow Aerospace
Benny Binion Non-Native owner of the Horseshoe Casino
Joey Bishop Non-Native entertainer Rat Pack
Sam Boyd Non-Native casino owner
Mike Branch Non-Native commercial pilot Former member of the Louisiana State Senate
Toni Braxton Non-Native recording artist
David Brenner Non-Native comedian
Daniel Bryan Non-Native Professional Wrestler WWE Raw
Kurt Busch Native race car driver, NASCAR
Kyle Busch Native race car driver, NASCAR
Nicolas Cage Non-Native Actor Oscar-winning actor
A E Cahlan Non-Native Newspaper publisher Newspaper publisher and pioneer Nevada family
Gina Carano Non-Native Female MMA Fighter first female MMA fight with television coverage
Charisma Carpenter Native actress
Joe Castro Non-Native Jazz Pianist Atlantic Records
Daveigh Chase Native actress
Spencer Clark Native race car driver, NASCAR
Norm Clarke Non-Native gossip columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal
Rico Constantino Native professional wrestler
Randall Cunningham Non-Native football player
Tony Curtis Non-Native actor
Jay Cutler Non-Native IFBB Professional Bodybuilder Mr. Olympia
Laura Dahl Native fashion designer
Moe Dalitz Non-Native developer casino owner/executive (Desert Inn)
Baron Davis Non-Native basketball player
Ricky Davis Native basketball player
Sammy Davis, Jr. Non-Native singer and entertainer Rat Pack
J.Son Dinant Non-Native Comedian and actor
Céline Dion Non-Native singer
Leah Dizon Native model, singer
Herbie Faye Non-Native actor died in Las Vegas, 1980
Frank Fertitta III Native businessman Founder and CEO of Station Casinos
Siegfried Fischbacher Non-Native entertainer Siegfried & Roy
Todd Fisher Non-Native actor, director, producer, business executive CEO of Debbie Reynolds Hotel & Casino
Brandon Flowers Native musician The Killers
Redd Foxx Non-Native entertainer
Tony Fredianelli Non-Native Musician Third Eye Blind guitarist
John C. Frémont Non-Native explorer
Danny Gans Non-Native impersonator
Brendan Gaughan Non-Native race car driver, NASCAR
Jackie Gaughan Non-Native businessman Casino owner
Michael Gaughan Non-Native businessman Casino owner
Jason Giambi Non-Native baseball player
Carolyn Goodman Non-Native Educator Mayor of Las Vegas
Oscar Goodman Non-Native attorney defense attorney, Mayor of Las Vegas
Mikalah Gordon Native American Idol (season 4) contestant
Hank Greenspun Non-Native Newspaper publisher newspaper publisher and land developer
Matthew Gray Gubler Native Actor
Lonnie Hammargren Non-Native doctor, politician
Bryce Harper Native Baseball Major League Baseball
Rick Harrison Native Pawn shop owner Pawn Stars
Carey Hart Native Pro Bmx Dirt Rider, motorcycle stunt rider
Catherine Hickland Non-Native actress, singer, stage hypnotist
Ryan Higa Non-Native entertainer, Youtuber
Adam Hicks Native Actor
Clint Holmes Non-Native singer-songwriter
Roy Uwe Ludwig Horn Non-Native entertainer Siegfried & Roy
Derek Hough Non-Native Professional Ballroom Dancer Won Dancing with the Stars
Julianne Hough Non-Native Country Singer/Professional Ballroom Dancer Won Dancing with the Stars twice, won Top New Artist at ACM Awards 2008
Tony Hsieh Non-Native business executive Founder and CEO of Zappos
Howard Hughes Non-Native businessman casino owner and land developer
Carl Icahn Non-Native Tycoon Former owner of Stratosphere and Arizona Charlies
Corinna Harney Non-Native actress Playboy Playmate
Reggie Jackson Non-Native actor baseball player
Jenna Jameson Native Pornographic actress
Morris R. Jeppson Non-Native Second lieutenant Enola Gay bombing of Hiroshima
Penn Jillette Non-Native Magician Half of the comedy-magic duo 'Penn & Teller'
Larry Johnson Non-Native basketball player, NBA
Nicole Johnson Non-Native monster truck driver Scooby-Doo Monster Jam driver
Jan Jones Non-Native Spokesperson Mayor of Las Vegas
Brian Kelly Non-Native football player
Kirk Kerkorian Non-Native developer International Hotel
MGM Grand
Dave Keuning Non-Native musician The Killers
Gladys Knight Non-Native singer
Jimmy Kimmel Non-Native comedian Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Killers Native alternative rock band
B.B. King Non-Native Blues legend
George Knapp Non-Native journalist 2008 Peabody Award
Jack Kramer Native tennis player
Meyer Lansky Non-Native mobster financier
T. J. Lavin Native
Peter Lawford Non-Native actor Rat Pack
Robin Leach Non-Native writer TV show host
Jenny Lewis Native musician Rilo Kiley
Jerry Lewis Non-Native entertainer
Liberace Non-Native entertainer
Rich Little Non-Native comedian Club headliner for many years
King Lizzard[citation needed] Non-Native entertainer
Greg Maddux Native pitcher, Major League Baseball
Holly Madison Non-Native Playmate, The Girls Next Door, Holly's World
George J. Maloof, Jr. Non-Native Businessman Businessman and hotel operator. He is a prominent member of the Maloof Family.
Shawn Marion Non-Native forward, National Basketball Association played for UNLV
Dean Martin Non-Native singer and entertainer Rat Pack
Greg Martinez Native baseball player
Tony Martinez Non-Native actor, singer and bandleader The Real McCoys
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Non-Native Boxer
John H. Meier Non-Native former business adviser of Howard Hughes
Frank Mir Native Mixed Martial Artist former heavyweight champion in the UFC
Daniel C. Mitchell Native screenwriter
Kevin Mitnick Non-Native computer consultant hacker
Pat Morita Non-Native actor
Vince Neil Non-Native singer Mötley Crüe
Irwin Molasky Non-Native Real Estate Developer, Television & Movie Producer Lorimar Productions
Joe Muscaglione Non-Native Wine Consultant, BMC Fine Spirits Former Babbo, NY Wine Director TAO Las Vegas
Sam Nazarian Non-Native businessman CEO and Founder of Los Angeles-based SBE Entertainment and SLS Hotels
Wayne Newton Non-Native singer
Ne-Yo Non-Native R&B singer and songwriter
Paige O'Hara Non-Native actress
Pierre Omidyar Non-Native businessman Chairman and Founder of eBay Inc.
Elvis Presley Non-Native singer
Dan Reynolds Native musician Imagine Dragons
Debbie Reynolds Non-Native entertainer, business executive Founder of Debbie Reynolds Hotel & Casino
Sig Rogich Non-Native political consultant Founder of R&R Advertising
Willard Hughes Rollings Non-Native historian Author of four books on Osage and Comanche tribes
Stephanie Romanov Native actress
Kevin Rose Native Podcaster founder of & Revision3
Frank Rosenthal Non-Native sports handicapper, casino manager
Ryan Ross Native musician Panic! at the Disco
Larry Ruvo Native Philanthropist Owner (Southern Wine & Spirits)
Peggy Ryan Non-Native actress
Carlos Santana Non-Native musician Legendary guitarist[2]
Jay Sarno Non-Native developer Caesars Palace and Circus Circus
Adam Seward Native football player
Steve Schirripa Non-Native actor entertainment director and consultant for The Riviera
Paul Schrier Native actor star of Saban's Power Rangers series. His role is Farkas "Bulk" Bulkmeier.
Bugsy Siegel Non-Native mobster developer of the Flamingo
Kerry Simon Non-Native chef Celebrity chef and owner of several restaurants in Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
Frank Sinatra Non-Native singer Rat Pack
Spencer Smith Native musician Panic! at the Disco
Kevin Sorbo Non-Native actor
Anthony Spilotro Non-Native Mafia enforcer
Britney Spears Non-Native Pop singer [3]
Mark Stoermer Native musician The Killers
Bob Stupak Non-Native Casino developer Stratosphere
Vegas World
Angela Summers Non-Native Pornographic film actor
Jerry Tarkanian Non-Native Basketball coach former UNLV Men's Basketball Head Coach
Teller Non-Native Magician Half of the comedy-magic duo 'Penn & Teller'
Ike Turner Non-Native singer Got his start here in the 1970s
Tina Turner Non-Native singer Got her start here in the 1970s
Mike Tyson Non-Native boxer
Robert Urich Non-Native actor television actor (Vega$)
Brendon Urie Native musician Panic! at the Disco
Ronnie Vannucci Native musician The Killers
Del Webb Non-Native developer
Rutina Wesley Native actor True Blood
Steve Wynn Non-Native developer The Mirage, Treasure Island, Bellagio and Wynn Las Vegas
Barry Zito Native baseball player
Anthony E. Zuiker Non-Native writer, producer Creator of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami and CSI: NY