Saturday, January 2, 2010

List of Famous People

Famous Resident (Past & Present) The following list includes famous people who were born or have lived in Scottsdale, Arizona.

CEOs
  • John Huntsman, Sr., Founder of Huntsman Corporation, philanthropist 
  • John Willard "Bill" Marriott, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Marriott International 
Corporate
  • Johnsonville Sausage, leading manufacturer of bratwurst 
Entertainment
  • Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer is part owner of Club Tattoo 
  • Sandra Bernhard, actress and comedian, Saguaro High School graduate
  • Gabrielle Carteris, actress
  • Dennis Farina (1944-2013), American actor and former Chicago cop
  • Beau MacMillan, chef and television personality
  • Stephenie Meyer, author, Twilight series, attended Chaparral High
  • Heather Morris, actress and dancer, Desert Mountain High School graduate
  • Bret Michaels, American singer
  • Frankie Muniz, actor and professional race car driver
  • Dave Mustaine, musician, former member of Metallica
  • Gena Lee Nolin, actress, married to retired NHL hockey player Cale Hulse
  • Steven Seagal, actor, producer, writer, martial artist, guitarist and a reserve deputy sheriff.
  • Robert Schimmel, (1950-2010), stand-up comedian
  • David Spade, actor, comedian and television personality, 1982 Saguaro High School graduate
  • Chelsea Staub, professionally known as Chelsea Kane, actress and singer, Dancing With The Stars 
  • Emma Stone, actress, starred as Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man
Real Estate 
  • Tom Chambers, Realtor with Hunt Real Estate ERA, retired NBA basketball player
    Space
    • Edward Gilbson, engineer, former NASA astronaut
      Sports
      • Jared Allen, professional football player, Minnesota Vikings, off-season homeowner
      • Aaron Baddeley, professional golfer
      • Charles Barkley, retired professional basketball player
      • Len Barrie (Leonard G. Barrie), Retired NHL ice hockey player.
      • Mike Bibby, professional NBA basketball player.
      • Paul Bissonnette, hockey player in NHL with the Phoenix Coyotes
      • Amanda Blumenherst, professional golfer, plays on the LPGA Tour.
      • Billy Butler (William Raymond Butler Jr) , professional baseball player.
      • Paul Casey, professional golfer
      • Frank Castillo (1969-2013), retired Major League Baseball pitcher
      • Tom Chambers (Thomas Chambers), retired NBA basketball player
      • Eric Chavez, Major League Baseball third baseman with New York Yankees 
      • Esther Choe, professional golfer, plays on the LPGA Tour
      • Tim Clark, Professional golfer, plays on the PGA Tour.
      • Fred Couples, professional golfer
      • Ron Davis ANA Ronald Davis, former Major League Baseball pitcher.
      • Graham DeLaet, professional golfer
      • Lewis Elliot, professional triathlete, Ford Agency model
      • Jacoby Ellsbury, professional baseball player with the New York Yankees.
      • Sean Fenfree, professional football player with the Atlanta Falcons.
      • Robert Garrigus, Professional golfer, plays on the PGA Tour.
      • Matthew Giles, professional golfer, born in Australia
      • Johnny Gomes, professional baseball player with the Boston Red Sox
      • Pedro Gomes, professional Ironman triathlete
      • Wayne Gretzky, retired professional hockey player, former part-owner of Phoenix Coyotes
      • Cale Hulse, retired Canadian professional hockey player, married to actress Gena Lee Nolin.
      • Richard Dominick "Richie" Incognito, National Football League (NFL) football player.
      • Hale Irwin, professional golfer
      • Martin Kaymer, professional golfer
      • Betsy King, professional golfer
      • Paul Konerko, professional baseball player with the Chicago White Sox.
      • Marc Kroon, professional baseball player, San Francisco Giants
      • Tom Lehman, professional golfer, golf course architect
      • Kyle Lohse, professional baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers
      • Arie Luyendyk Jr, professional race car driver
      • Evan Longoria, professional baseball player, Tampa Bay Rays, off-season homeowner 
      • Billy Mayfair, professional golfer
      • James Robert "Jim" McMahon, Jr., Former professional football player
      • Bryce Molder, PGA Tour golfer
      • Steve Nash, NBA basketball player, Phoenix Suns, owns 1,656 SF condo (Paid $275,000) 
      • Danica Patrick, professional race car driver and advertising spokeswoman
      • Pat Perez, PGA Tour golfer
      • Jeff Quinney, PGA Tour golfer
      • Chez Reavie, professional golfer, ASU graduate 
      • Justin Roberts, WWE Raw ring announcer
      • Jeremy Roenick, NHL hockey player
      • Matthew Russell, professional triathlete, Ironman
      • Joey Snyder III, Professional golfer, plays on the PGA Tour.
      • Kevin Stadler, Professional golfer. 
      • Nick Swisher, professional baseball player, NY Yankees,  off-season homeowner
      • Roger Tambellini, professional golfer  
      • Kurt Warner, retired NFL football player, owns 18,700 SF home (formerly bank-owned)
      • Bubba Watson (Gerry Watson Jr), professional golfer, member of boy band "Golf Boys"
      • Adrian Wilson, professional football player