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You May Be Surprised To Learn These 14 Famous People Are From Philadelphia

Many famous Philadelphians are famous for being, well, Philadelphians. Everyone knows Will Smith grew up in West Philly, and Benjamin Franklin called our city his home. There are so many famous people from Philadelphia, that many are overlooked! Did you know the following people were from the City of Brotherly Love?

It would take years to list all of the famous people from Philadelphia! The above was just a quick list of those that not many realize are from our lovely city. If you’re interested, though, here’s a quick cheat sheet to pick out others: 7 Ways You Can Always Spot Someone From Philadelphia No Matter Where They Are

Kim Magaraci
Kim Magaraci is a freelance writer in the tri-state area who spends all of her time running around in circles so that her dog Wilco can have a better life. She loves all things Delaware and Philly... except scrapple. Contact: kmagaraci@onlyinyourstate.com