You May Be Surprised To Learn These 11 Famous People Are From New Mexico

You’ll be familiar with many of the names on this list. But did you realize that all these famous people are from New Mexico? We’ve got singers, actors, and athletes. Check out these 11 celebrities who hail from the Land of Enchantment and see how many you knew were people born in New Mexico.

Can you think of any other famous people from New Mexico? Share your favorite celebrities in New Mexico in the comments.

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Fun Facts About New Mexico

July 13, 2021

What are some fun facts about New Mexico?

Did you know New Mexico has over 16.68 million acres of forested lands? And there’s only about 17 people per square mile! Find more cool facts about New Mexico on this list.

I’d like to look at interesting old photos from New Mexico.

We’ve got plenty for you! Here are some of the very oldest photos ever taken in the Land of Enchantment. Here are a few from the Great Depression. And here are some then and now photos you may find interesting!

Who are some more famous people born in New Mexico?

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, was born in Albuquerque. Famed outlaw and cowboy Jose Chavez y Chavez was born in New Mexico, though it wasn’t a state yet at that time.

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