There are lots of famous people from Tampa, Florida. From award-winning actors and producers, to professional athletes and singers, there are many famous people who call Tampa home. Listed below are 10 of the most famous people from Tampa.
1. JoAnna Garcia
JoAnna García, a television actress, was born in Tampa, Florida and is best known for her role as Cheyenne Hart-Montgomery on the hit television sitcom "Reba." Garcia also starred in the television series "Privileged," "Once Upon a Time," and "The Astronaut Wives Club."
2. Sarah Paulson
Sarah Paulson, born in Tampa, Florida, is a television and film actress. A few of the notable television series Paulson has starred in include "American Gothic," "Jack & Jill" and "American Horror Story." "What Women Want" and "Down with Love" are a couple of Paulson's hit films.
3. Brandt Andersen
Tampa-born Brandt Andersen is a well-known producer of films. A few of Andersen's films include "Everest," "Escape Plan" and "Broken City."
4. Brooke Hogan
Brooke Hogan was born in Tampa, Florida and is a reality television star, singer and media personality. Hogan is best known for being the daughter of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan.
5. Aaron Carter
Aaron Carter, born in Tampa, Florida, is a singer who rose to fame during the late 90s. Carter also appeared on the 9th season of "Dancing with the Stars." Aaron Carter is best known for being the little brother of Nick Carter, a member of the Backstreet Boys.
6. Dreama Walker
Tampa-born Dreama Walker is a television and film actress. She's best known for playing the roles of Hazel Williams on "Gossip Girl" and June Colburn on the hit comedy series "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23."
7. Brittany Snow
Brittany Snow, an actress and singer, shot to fame playing the role of Daisy Lemay on the soap opera "Guiding Light." Snow has also appeared in several films, including "Prom Night," "John Tucker Must Die," "Pitch Perfect" and "Pitch Perfect 2."
8. Carter Jenkins
Carter Jenkins was born in Tampa, Florida. He's an actor who's best known for his roles in the popular films "Aliens in the Attic," "Valentine's Day" and "Struck by Lightning."
9. Butterfly McQueen
Thelma "Butterfly" McQueen, born in Tampa, Florida, is an actress who's best known for playing Prissy, Scarlett O'Hara's maid in the 1939 film "Gone with the Wind."
10. Tony La Russa
Tampa-born Tony La Russa is a professional baseball player and manager. He's currently the Chief Baseball Officer for the Arizona Diamondbacks.