List of people from Florida

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Military[edit]

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Chester R. Bender (1914–1996) First Florida United States Coast Guard Academy Born in Burnsville, West Virginia, lived in Plant City[1]
Clay Ford (1938-2013) United States Army, United States Army Reserve, Arkansas National Guard (1955-1988), rose from private to colonel Born in Wynne, Arkansas; represented Santa Rosa County in Florida House of Representatives, 2007 until his death[2]
Roy Geiger (1885–1947) Marine Corps general during World War II Born in Middleburg[3]
Joseph Kittinger (1928–) Aviation and space flight pioneer Born in Tampa[4]
John Young (1930–) Navy fighter pilot and NASA Gemini, Apollo, and Shuttle astronaut Raised in Orlando[5]
Alan Stephenson Boyd (1922–) First United States Secretary of Transportation Born in Jacksonville[6]

Film and television[edit]

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Name Notability Connection to Florida
Elizabeth Ashley (1996–) Film and television actress Born in Ocala[7]
María Canals Barrera (1966–) Film and television actress Born in Miami[8]
Angela Bassett (1958–) Film actress Grew up in St. Petersburg[9]
Matt Battaglia (1965–) Film and television actor, producer, philanthropist Born in Tallahassee[10]
Steven Bauer (1956–) Film and television actor Grew up in Miami[11]
Amanda Bearse (1958–) Film and television actress Born in Winter Park[12]
Television personality and comedian Born in Orlando[13]
Shannon Bream (1971–) Reporter and anchor for Fox News Grew up in Tallahassee[14]
Delta Burke (1956–) Television actress Born in Orlando[15]
Tom Byrd (1960–) Television actor (NBC's Boone) Born in Philippine Islands; raised in Florida[16]
Diana Canova (1953–) Actress Born in West Palm Beach[17]
Conlan Carter (1934–) Actor (Combat! and The Law and Mr. Jones on ABC) Born in Arkansas; formerly resided in Naples[18]
Jonathan Chase (1979–) Film and television actor Born in Plantation[19]
Chris Conrad (1970–) Film and television actor Born in Fort Lauderdale[20]
Mark Consuelos (1970–) Television actor Born in Tampa[21]
Merian C. Cooper (1893–1973) Film director, screenwriter, and producer Born in Jacksonville[22]
Brittany Daniel (1976–) Television and film actress Born in Gainesville[23]
Greg Davis Jr. (1984–) Television actor Born in Orlando[24]
Johnny Depp (1963–) Film actor Raised in Miramar[25]
Creagen Dow (1991–) Film and television actor Born in Sebring[26]
Faye Dunaway (1941–) Academy Award-winning actress Born in Bascom[27]
Gail Edwards (1952–) Film and television actress Born and raised in Coral Gables
John R. Ellis (1955–) Filmmaker, producer, director, animator, special effects artist Born in Ohio and reared in West Palm Beach[28]
Raúl Esparza (1970–) Film, television, and stage actor Born in Miami[29]
Alex Fernandez (1967–) Film and television actor Born in Miami[30]
Stepin Fetchit (1902–1985) Film actor and comedian Born in Key West[31]
Megan Fox (born 1986) Film and television actress Partly raised in St. Petersburg[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 Born in Gainesville
Skyler Gisondo (1996–) Film and television actor Born in Palm Beach County[37]
Julie Gonzalo (1981–) Film and television actress Raised in Miami[38]
Mel Gorham (1959–) Film and television actress Born in Coral Gables[39]
April Grace (1962–) Film and television actress Born in Lakeland[40]
Ariana Grande (1993–) Actress, model, and singer Born in Boca Raton[41]
Ashley Greene (1987–) Film and television actress Born in Jacksonville[42]
Eileen Grubba Film and television actress Grew up in Fort Lauderdale[43]
Carla Gugino (1973–) Film and television actress Born in Sarasota[44]
Tony Hale (1970–) Film and television actor Born in Tallahassee[45]
Darrell Hammond (1955–) Comedian from Saturday Night Live and actor Born in Melbourne[46]
Gina Hecht (1953–) Television and film actress Born in Winter Park[47]
Wanda Hendrix (1928–1981) Film actress Born in Jacksonville[48]
Catherine Hickland (1956–) Soap opera actress Born in Fort Lauderdale[49]
Cheryl Hines (1965–) Actress Born in Miami Beach[citation needed]
Crystal Hunt (1985–) Soap opera actress Born in Clearwater[50]
Jonathan Jackson (1982–) Actor Born in Orlando[51]
Victoria Jackson (1959–) Film and television actress Born in Miami[52]
Carter Jenkins (1991–) Film and television actor Born in Tampa[53]
Sarah Jones (1983–) Film and television actress Born in Winter Springs[54]
Victoria Justice (1993–) Actress, singer Born in Hollywood
Lawrence Kasdan (1949–) Film director and screenwriter Born in Miami[55]
Arielle Kebbel (1985–) Film and televistion actress Born in Winter Park[56]
Catherine Keener (1960–) Actress Born in Miami[57]
Josie Loren (1987–) Television actress Born in Miami[58]
Vinicius Machado (1982–) Film and television actor Raised in Orlando[59]
Chris Marquette (1984–) Film and television actor Born in Stuart[60]
Natalie Martinez (1984–) Model and actress Born in Miami[61]
Velia Martínez (1920–1993) Actress and singer Born in Tampa[62]
DeLane Matthews (1961–) Television actress Born in Rockledge[63]
Butterfly McQueen (1911–1995) Film and television actress Born in Tampa[64]
Julio Oscar Mechoso (1955–) Film and television actor Born in Miami[65]
Leighton Meester (1986–) Film and television actress Born in Marco Island[66]
Elizabeth Melendez (1985–) Model and television actress Born in Orlando[67]
Katy Mixon (1981–) Film and television actress Born in Pensacola[68]
Mandy Moore (1984–) Actress and singer-songwriter Grew up in Longwood[69]
Jessica Morris (1980–) Soap opera actress Born in Jacksonville[63]
Enrique Murciano (1973–) Film and television actor Born in Miami[70]
Chris Núñez (1973–) Tattoo artist and subject of TLC's Miami Ink Born in Miami Beach[71]
Victor Nuñez (1945–) Film director Born in DeLand[72]
Kimberly Peirce (1967–) Film director Born in Miami[73]
Carlos Pena, Jr. (1989–) Television actor and singer Born in Weston
Gina Philips (1975–) Film and television actress Born in Miami Beach[74]
Summer Phoenix (1978–) Actress and model Born in Winter Park[75]
Danny Pino (1974–) Film and television actor Born and raised in Miami[76]
Sidney Poitier (1927–) Academy Award-winning actor Born in Miami[77]
Brett Ratner (1969–) Film and music video director Born and raised in Miami Beach[78]
Monica Raymund (1986–) Television actress Born in St. Petersburg[79]
Ashley Rickards (1992–) Television actress Born in Sarasota[80]
Génesis Rodríguez (1987–) Television actress Born in Miami[81]
Maggie Rodriguez (1969–) Co-anchor of CBS's The Early Show Born in Miami[82]
Stephen Root (1951–) Film and television actor Born in Sarasota[83]
Bob Ross (1942–1995) Television presenter and artist Born in Daytona Beach[84]
Mickey Rourke (1952–) Film actor Raised in Miami[85]
Maya Rudolph (1972–) Film and television actress Born in Gainesville[86]
Rick Sanchez (1958–) Host of CNN's Rick's List Grew up in Hialeah[87]
Pat Skipper (1958–) Film and television actor Born in Lakeland[88]
Wesley Snipes (1962–) Actor and film producer Born in Orlando[citation needed]
Rachel Specter (1980–) Film and television actress Born in Tampa[89]
Kirsten Storms (1984–) Television actress Born in Orlando[90]
Bella Thorne (1997–) Television actress Born in Hollywood, Florida
Daniel Tosh (1975–) Television comedian Born in Germany. Raised in Titusville[91]
Wilmer Valderrama (1980–) Film and television actor Born in Miami[92]
Del Vaughn (1942-1972) CBS News reporter and correspondent killed in helicopter crash in Pennsylvania during aftermath of Hurricane Agnes Considered St. Petersburg his hometown[93]
Alexa Vega (1988–) Film and television actress Born in Miami[94]
Ben Vereen (1946–) Actor, dancer and singer Born in Miami[95]
Bob Vila (1946–) Television home improvement personality Born in Miami[96]
Shea Whigham (1969–) Film and television actor Born in Tallahassee[97]
Hugh Wilson (1943–) Film director Born in Miami[98]

Literature[edit]

Name Notability Connection to Florida
T.D. Allman (1944–) Exposed CIA secret involvement with the war in Laos and interviews with world figures. Historian author of Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State and Miami: City of the Future. Born in Tampa [99]
Dave Barry (1947–) Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist and Best Selling Author Born in Miami[100]
Pat Frank (1907–1964) Authored Alas, Babylon Lived in Tangerine[101]
Carl Hiaasen (1953–) Journalist and Novelist Born in Plantation[102]
Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960) Author and Folklorist during the Harlem Renaissance Raised in Eatonville[103]
James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) Author, Poet, and Civil Rights Activist Born in Jacksonville[104]
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896–1953) Novelist and Short Story Writer Lived in Cross Creek, the setting for most of her work[105]
Lillian Smith (1897–1966) Author and Social Critic Born in Jasper[106]

Music[edit]

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Diplo Dj/Producer Major Lazer Born in Mississippi Attended University of Central Florida as well as residing in Florida for Years
Anberlin Christian Rock Band Tampa
Adassa Reggaetón artist Born in Miami[107]
Trey Azagthoth (1965–) Founder and guitarist of the death metal band Morbid Angel Born in Washington. Has lived in Florida for years.[citation needed]
Mason "Mase" Betha (1977–) Rap artist Born in Jacksonville[108]
Gary U.S. Bonds (1939–) Singer and songwriter Born in Jacksonville[109]
Pat Boone (1934–) 1950s Rock and Roll singer Born in Jacksonville[110]
Jo Ann Campbell (1938–) Pop singer Born in Jacksonville[111]
Luther Campbell (1960–) R&B Singer Born in Miami[112]
Nick Carter Backstreet Boys singer Resides in Tampa
Aaron Carter Singer Born in Tampa
Lil' Wayne Rapper born in Louisiana. Raised in Miami.
Khia Chambers (1970–) Rap artist Born in Tampa[113]
Easton Corbin Country music singer Born in Trenton[114]
Carter Cornelius (1948–1991) R&B artist; lead singer of Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose Born in Dania[115]
Billy Daniels (1915–1988) Big band singer and actor Born in Jacksonville[116]
Clint Daniels (1974–) Country singer and writer Born in Panama City
Jason Derülo (1989–) Pop and R&B singer Born in Miami[117]
Tramar "Flo Rida" Dillard (1979–) Rap artist Born in Opa-Locka[118]
Fred Durst (1970–) Lead singer of Limp Bizkit Born in Jacksonville
Greg Eklund (1970–) Drummer for Everclear Born in Jacksonville[119]
Gloria Estefan (1957–) Grammy Award-winning singer Raised in Miami
Willa Ford (1981–) Pop Singer Born/Raised in Ruskin[120]
Debbie Harry (1945–) Vocalist, musician, actress Born in Miami
Brooke Hogan (1988–) Singer and Rapper Born/Raised in Tampa[121]
J. Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954) Composer and singer during the Harlem Renaissance Born in Jacksonville[122]
Sean Kingston (1990–) Reggae Fusion Singer and Rapper Born in Miami[123]
James MacDonough (1970–) Bass guitarist Born in Jacksonville[124]
Raul Malo (1965–) Country music singer and songwriter Born in Miami[125]
Antoine "Ace Hood" McColister (1988–) Rapper Born in Port St. Lucie, raised in Deerfield Beach[126]
AJ McLean (1978–) Singer Born in West Palm Beach[127]
Lazaro "DJ Laz" Mendez Rapper Born in Miami[128]
Mandy Moore (1984–) Singer and Actress Raised and lives in Orlando[citation needed]
Jim Morrison (1943–1971) Singer, songwriter, and poet Born in Melbourne[129]
Steve Morse (1954–) Rock guitarist, founder of the Dixie Dregs and current Deep Purple guitarist Born in Ohio. Has been living in Florida for years.[citation needed]
Jake Owen (1981–) American country music artist Born in Vero Beach, FL
Faheem "T-Pain" Najim (1985–) Rap artist Born in Tallahassee[130]
Jacki-O (198?-) Rap artist Born in Miami[131]
Jaco Pastorius (1951–1987) Jazz bassist, former member of Weather Report Raised in Fort Lauderdale until his death[132]
Armando "Pitbull" Pérez (1981–) Rap artist Born in Miami[133]
Tom Petty (1950–) Musician Born in Gainesville[134]
Rick Ross (1977–) Rap artist Born in Carol City[135]
Chuck Schuldiner (1967–2001) Founder of the death metal band Death Born in New York. Lived in Florida before his death.[citation needed]
Markus Schulz DJ Resides in Miami
Verick "Smitty" Smith (1982–) Rap artist Born in Miami[136]
Kyle Sokol (1974-) Bass Player for Rude Squad and Trust For Liars Born and resides in Saint Petersburg
Scott Stapp (1973–) Singer and songwriter Born in Orlando
Katrina "Trina" Taylor (1978–) Rap artist Born in Miami[citation needed]
Johnny Tillotson (1939–) Singer and songwriter Born in Jacksonville[137]
Claude "Butch" Trucks (1947–) Drummer of the Allman Brothers Band Born in Jacksonville[138]
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[139]
Ronnie Van Zant (1948–1977) Lead singer for Lynyrd Skynyrd Born in Jacksonville[140]
Scooter Ward (1970–) Lead singer of Cold Born in Jacksonville[141]
Danielle White (1992–) Singer Born in Bradenton[142]
Maurice "Trick Daddy" Young (1975–) Rap artist Born in Sarasota[118]
Enrique Iglesias Pop Artist Raised in Miami

Science and technology[edit]

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Anthony J. Arduengo, III (1952–) Chemist, material scientist, discoverer of persistent carbene Born in Tampa[143]
Philip Don Estridge (1937–1985) Led the development of the IBM Personal Computer Born in Jacksonville. Lived and worked in Boca Raton[144]
George Smoot (1945–) Astrophysicist, Cosmologist, and Nobel laureate Born in Yukon[145]
John Archibald Wheeler (1911–2008) Theoretical Physicist Born in Jacksonville[146]

Sports[edit]

Name Notability Connection to Florida
Nate Allen (1987–) Professional football safety Born in Fort Myers[147]
Robert Andino (1984–) Professional baseball shortstop Born in Miami[148]
Chucky Atkins (1974–) Professional basketball player Born in Orlando[149]
Gilbert Arenas (1982–) Professional basketball player Born in Tampa
J. P. Arencibia (1986–) Professional baseball catcher Born in Miami[150]
Devin Aromashodu (1984–) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[151]
Bronson Arroyo (1977–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Key West[152]
Alex Avila (1987–) Professional baseball catcher Born in Hialeah[153]
Antwan Barnes (1984–) Professional football defensive end Born in Miami[154]
Sheila Bleck (1966–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lives in Tampa, Florida[155]
Wade Boggs (1958–) Professional baseball player Lives in Tampa[156]
Boof Bonser (1981–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in St. Petersburg[157]
Dwayne Bowe (1984–) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[158]
Antonio Brown (1988–) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[159]
Brodrick Bunkley (1983–) Professional football defensive tackle Born in Tampa[160]
Billy Butler (1986–) Professional baseball player Born in Orange Park[161]
Rashad Butler (1983–) Professional football offensive tackle Born in Palm Beach Gardens[162]
Dayana Cadeau (1966–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lives in Wilton Manors, Florida[163]
Jose Canseco (1964–) Major League Baseball Outfielder Raised in Miami, Florida[164]
Steve Carlton (1944–) Major League Baseball pitcher Born in Miami[165]
Vince Carter (1977–) Professional basketball player Born in Daytona Beach[166]
Kevin Cash (1977–) Professional baseball catcher Born in Tampa[167]
Jamar Chaney (1986–) Professional football linebacker Born in Fort Pierce[168]
John Chaney (1932–) College basketball coach Born in Jacksonville[169]
Desmond Clark (1977–) Professional football tight end Born in Bartow[170]
Laveranues Coles (1977–) Professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[171]
Jim Courier (1970–) Professional American tennis player Born in Sanford[172]
Lisa Cross (1978–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lived in Miami, Florida[173]
Daunte Culpepper (1977–) Professional American football quarterback Born in Ocala[174]
Johnny Damon (1974–) Major League Baseball All-Star Outfielder Grew up in Orlando[175]
Wade Davis (1985–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Lake Wales[176]
Ian Desmond (1985—) Professional baseball shortstop Born in Sarasota[177]
Antonio Dixon (1985–) Professional football defensive tackle Born in Miami[178]
Keyon Dooling (1980–) Professional basketball player Born in Fort Lauderdale
Elvis Dumervil (1984–) Professional football linebacker Born in Miami[179]
David Duval (1971–) Professional golfer Born in Jacksonville[180]
Dave Eiland (1966–) Professional pitching coach Born in Dade City[181]
Chris Evert (1954–) Professional tennis player Born in Fort Lauderdale[182]
Eric Foster (1985–) Professional defensive tackle Born in Homestead[183]
Jeff Fulchino (1979–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Titusville[184]
William Gay (1985–) Professional football cornerback Born in Tallahassee[185]
Alonzo Gee (1987–) Professional basketball player Born in Riviera Beach[186]
Margie Goldstein-Engle (1958–) Equestrian Born in Wellington
Gio Gonzalez (1985–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Hialeah[187]
Luis Gonzalez (1967–) Professional baseball outfielder Born in Tampa[188]
Dwight Gooden (1964–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Tampa[189]
Tom Gordon (1967–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Avon Park[190]
Frank Gore (1983–) Professional American football player Born in Miami, Florida
Richard Goodman (1987–) Professional football wide receiver Born in Fort Lauderdale[191]
Nick Green (1978–) Professional baseball player Born in Pensacola, Florida
Zack Greinke (1983–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Orlando[192]
Colette Guimond (1961–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lives in New Port Richey, Florida[193]
Al Harris (1974–) Professional football cornerback Born in Pompano Beach[194]
Udonis Haslem (1980–) Professional basketball player Born in Miami[195]
Bob Hayes (1942–2002) Track and Field athlete and professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[196]
Geno Hayes (1987–) Professional football linebacker Born and raised in Greenville[197]
Mario Henderson (1984–) Professional football offensive tackle Born in Lehigh Acres[198]
Devin Hester (1982–) Professional football wide receiver and punt returner Born and raised in Riviera Beach[199]
Hulk Hogan (1953–) Professional wrestler and television star Born in Tampa
Eric Hosmer (1989–) Professional baseball first baseman Born in South Miami[200]
Eric Hurley (1985–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Jacksonville[201]
Michael Irvin (1966–) Professional American football player Born in Fort Lauderdale
Jamaal Jackson (1980–) Professional football center Born in Miami[202]
Max Jean-Gilles (1983–) Professional football guard Born in Miami[203]
Mike Jenkins (1985–) Professional American football player Grew up in Bradenton[204]
Andre Johnson (1981–) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[205]
Bruce Johnson (1987–) Professional football cornerback Born in Live Oak[206]
Chris Johnson (1985–) Professional football running back Born in Orlando[207]
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (1972–) Professional wrestler and actor Lives in Miami[208]
Gartrell Johnson (1986–) Professional football running back Born in Miami[209]
Howard Johnson (1960–) Professional baseball player Born in Clearwater[210]
Chipper Jones (1972–) Professional baseball player Born in DeLand[211]
Hunter Jones (1984–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Palm Beach Gardens[212]
James Jones (1980–) Professional basketball player Born in Miami[213]
Roy Jones Jr. (1969–) Former boxing champion Born in Pensacola[citation needed]
Solomon Jones (1984–) Professional basketball player Born in Eustis[214]
Matt Joyce (1984–) Professional baseball outfielder Born in Tampa[215]
Kelly Kelly (1987–) Professional wrestler, WWE Diva Born in Jacksonville
Howard Kendrick (1983–) Professional baseball second baseman Born in Jacksonville[216]
Jeff Keppinger (1980–) Professional baseball player Born in Miami[217]
Casey Kotchman (1983–) Professional baseball first baseman Born in St. Petersburg[218]
Matt LaPorta (1985–) Professional baseball first baseman Born in Port Charlotte[219]
Tony La Russa (1944–) Professional baseball manager Born and raised in Tampa[220]
Ray Lewis (1975–) Professional American football player Born in Bartow[221]
Debi Laszewski (1969–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lives in Jupiter, Florida[222]
Danell Leyva (1991–) Gymnast-2012 Olympic Silver Medalist Men's All-Around Raised in Miami, Florida[223]
Jesse Litsch (1985–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Pinellas Park[224]
Dave Magadan (1962–) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[225]
Olindo Mare (1973–) Professional football placekicker Born in Hollywood[226]
Tino Martinez (1967–) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[227]
Denise Masino (1968–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lives in Fort Myers, Florida[228]
Jeff Mathis (1983–) Professional baseball catcher Born in Marianna[229]
Ricardo Mathews (1987–) Professional football defensive tackle Born in Jacksonville[230]
Michelle McCool (1980–) Former WWE Diva Born and lives in Palatka
Mark McCumber (1951–) Professional golfer Born in Jacksonville[231]
Bryant McFadden (1981–) Professional football cornerback Born in Hollywood[232]
Willis McGahee (1981–) Professional American football player Born in Miami[233]
Tracy McGrady (1979–) Professional basketball player Born in Bartow[234]
Jason Michaels (1976–) Professional baseball outfielder Born in Tampa[235]
Joshua Moore (1988–) Professional football cornerback Born in Fort Lauderdale[236]
DaJuan Morgan (1985–) Professional football safety Born in Riviera Beach[237]
Santana Moss (1979–) Professional American football player Born in Miami[238]
Sinorice Moss (1983–) Professional football wide receiver Born in Miami[239]
Louis Murphy (1987–) Professional football wide receiver Born in St. Petersburg[240]
Brett Myers (1980–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Jacksonville[241]
Chris Myers (1981–) Professional football lineman Born in Miami[242]
Mike Napoli (1981–) Professional baseball catcher Born in Hollywood[243]
Stephen Nicholas (1983–) Professional football linebacker Born in Jacksonville[244]
Chad Ochocinco (1978–) Professional American football player Born in Miami[207]
Darren O'Day (1982–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Jacksonville[245]
Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia (1966–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lives in Miami Beach, Florida[246]
Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (1988–) Professional football safety Born in Gainesville[247]
Jonathan Papelbon (1980–) Professional baseball pitcher Grew up in Jacksonville[248]
Dimitri Patterson (1983–) Professional football cornerback Born in Orlando[249]
Eric Patterson (1983–) Professional baseball outfielder Born in Tallahassee[250]
Jason Pierre-Paul (1989–) Professional football defensive end Born in Deerfield Beach[251]
Kenny Phillips (1986–) Professional football safety Born in Miami[252]
Ryan Pickett (1979–) Professional football nose tackle Born and raised in Zephyrhills[253]
AJ Pierzynski (1976–) Professional baseball catcher Raised in Orlando[254]
Jim Presley (1961–) Professional baseball third baseman Born in Pensacola[255]
Ryan Raburn (1981–) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[256]
Tim Raines (1959–) Professional baseball player Born in Sanford[257]
Jay Ratliff (1981–) Professional football nose tackle Born in St. Petersburg[258]
Chris Ray (1982–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Tampa[259]
Alex Rodriguez (1975–) Professional baseball player Partly raised in Miami[260]
Sean Rodriguez (1985–) Professional baseball second baseman Born in Miami[261]
Antrel Rolle (1982–) Professional football free safety Born in Homestead[262]
Chris Sale (1989–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Lakeland[263]
Jarrod Saltalamacchia (1985–) Professional baseball catcher Born in West Palm Beach[264]
Asante Samuel (1981–) Professional football cornerback Born in Fort Lauderdale[265]
Deion Sanders (1967–) Professional football cornerback Born in Fort Myers
Warren Sapp (1972–) Professional American football player Born in Orlando[266]
Luke Scott (1978–) Professional baseball player Born in DeLand[267]
Clint Session (1984–) Professional football linebacker Born in Pompano Beach[268]
Derrick Sharp (1971–) American-Israeli professional basketball player Born in Orlando[269]
Maria Sharapova (1987–) Professional tennis player Lives in Bradenton, Florida[270]
Darryl Sharpton (1988–) Professional football linebacker Born in Coral Gables[271]
Lito Sheppard (1981–) Professional American football player Born in Jacksonville[272]
Scot Shields (1975–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Fort Lauderdale[273]
Buck Showalter (1956–) Professional baseball manager Born in DeFuniak Springs[274]
Brandon Siler (1985–) Professional football linebacker Born in Daytona Beach[275]
Ernie Sims (1984–) Professional football linebacker Born in Tallahassee[276]
Mike Sims-Walker (1984–) Professional football wide receiver Born in Orlando[277]
Kelly Slater (1972–) Professional Surfer Born in Cocoa Beach[278]
Emmitt Smith (1969–) Professional American football player Born in Pensacola[279]
Geno Smith (1990–) Professional football quarterback Born in Miami[280]
Kevin Smith (1986–) Professional football running back Born in Miami[281]
Mike Smith (1959–) Professional football head coach Born in Daytona Beach[282]
Rusty Smith (1987–) Professional football quarterback Born in Jacksonville[283]
Chris Snelling (1981–) Professional Baseball player Born in North Miami[284]
Denard Span (1984–) Professional baseball player Born in Tampa[285]
Matthew Stafford (1988–) Professional football quarterback Born in Tampa[286]
Steve Spurrier (1945–) American football player and coach Born in Miami Beach[287]
Amar'e Stoudemire (1982–) Professional basketball player Born in Lake Wales[288]
Antonio Tarver (1968–) Professional boxer Born in Tampa[289]
Tim Tebow (1987–) Professional football quarterback Grew up in Jacksonville[290]
Din Thomas (1976–) UFC Fighter Lives and trains in Port St. Lucie[291]
Joanna Thomas (1976–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida[292]
Danny Valencia (1984–) Professional baseball third baseman Born in Miami[293]
Jason Varitek (1972–) Professional baseball player Grew up in Longwood[294]
Betty Viana-Adkins (1971–) IFBB professional bodybuilder Lives in Miami Beach[295]
Jonathan Vilma (1982–) Professional American football player Born in Coral Gables, Florida
Tim Wakefield (1966–) Professional baseball pitcher Born in Melbourne[296]
Leon Washington (1982–) Professional football running back Born in Jacksonville[297]
Leonard Weaver (1982–) Professional football fullback Born in Melbourne[298]
Eric Weems (1985–) Professional football wide receiver Born in Daytona Beach[299]
Paul Wight (1972–) Professional wrestler. Resides in Tampa, Florida
Bobby Wilson (1983–) Professional baseball catcher Born in Dunedin[300]
Major Wright (1988–) Professional football safety Born in Miramar[301]
LeeRoy Yarbrough (1938–1984) NASCAR driver Born in Jacksonville[302]
Sam Young (1987–) Born in Coral Springs[303]

Business[edit]

Name Notability Connection to Florida
James J. Greco (1958–) Businessman, CEO and President of Sbarro Lives in Boynton Beach

Other[edit]

Name Notability Connection to Florida
G. Harold Alexander (1900-1987) Florida Republican Party state chairman, c. 1952-1964 Resided in Fort Myers[304]
Fabiano Caruana (1992–) Youngest chess grandmaster in United States history Born in Miami
Janice Dickinson (1955–) Early Supermodel Born in Hollywood[305]
Elizabeth Edwards (1949–2010) Estranged wife to John Edwards Born in Jacksonville[306]
Tiffany Fallon (1974–) Playmate of the Year 2005 Born in Fort Lauderdale[307]
Herman Goldner (1916-2010) Mayor of St. Petersburg from 1961-1967 and 1971-1973 Born in Detroit, Michigan, resided in Florida from 1947-1999[308]
Abraham Lincoln Lewis (1865–1947) Businessman and Florida's first African-American millionaire Born in Madison[309]
Adam Lovell (1977–) Founder of WriteAPrisoner.com Lives and works in Edgewater[310]
Charles E. Merrill (1885–1956) Founder of Merrill Lynch Born in Green Cove Springs[311]
Kara Monaco (1983–) Playmate of the Year 2006 Born in Lakeland[312]
Chris Myers (1959–) Sportscaster Born in Miami[313]
Carolyn Murphy (1973–) Supermodel Born in Fort Walton Beach[citation needed]
Kathleen Parker (1952–) Syndicated Columnist Grew up in Winter Haven[314]
A. Philip Randolph (1889–1979) Civil Rights activist Born in Crescent City
Krissy Taylor(1978–1995) Model Born in Miami[315]
Niki Taylor (1975–) Model Born in Miami[316]
Norman Thagard (1943–) NASA Astronaut Lives and works in Tallahassee[317]
Carrot Top (1965–) Prop Comedian Born in Cocoa Beach[318]
Hugo Vihlen (1931–) Record-breaking solo sailor Born in Florida. Lived in Homestead[319]
Jimmy Wales (1966–) Founding member of the Wikimedia Foundation Resided in St. Petersburg[320]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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