Famous People Born In Austin Texas
Austin is the capitol city of Texas and the 11th-most populous city in the United States. It is home to approximately 1,0000,000 people and 2,117,000 in the Austin metropolitan area. Here is a list of some of the famous people born in Austin Texas.
Marshall Scot Allman is an television actor known for his role as L. J. Burrows in the show Prison Break. Marshall was born in Austin, April 5, 1984. In 2002 he graduated from Austin High School.
Ken Boswell is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) second baseman. He played for the New York Mets and the Houston Astros. Boswell was born February 23, 1946 in Austin and attended William B. Travis High School.
Mehcad Brooks is is an actor and former fashion model. Brooks had roles in the television series Desperate Housewives and the TV series Necessary Roughness. He was born October 25, 1980 in Austin and attended L.C. Anderson High School.
Gary Clark Jr.
Gary Lee Clark Jr. is a Grammy winning musician known for being a prolific live performer. He was born February 15, 1984 in Austin Texas and attended Austin High School.
Ben Daniel Crenshaw is a retired American professional golfer who was born in Austin Texas on January 11, 1952. Crenshaw has won 19 events and the Masters Tournament twice. He attended Austin High School.
Cara Carleton “Carly” Fiorina is a businesswoman and politician. She was CEO of Hewlett-Packard and she ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate and President. Carly was born September 6, 1954, in Austin, Texas.
Nicholas Edward Foles is a National Football League (NFL) quarterback. Foles has played for 5 NFL teams and won Super Bowl LII with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was born January 20, 1989 in Austin, Texas and graduated in 2007 from Westlake High School.
Thomas Carlyle Ford is a fashion designer and filmmaker. He served as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. In 2006 he launched his own fashion line of menswear and accessories. Tom was born August 27, 1961 in Austin Texas.
Baker Mayfield is a National Football League (NFL) quarterback. He was a first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Mayfield was born April 14th in 1995 and was the starting quarterback at Lake Travis High School.
Ethan Green Hawke is a actor, writer, and director. Hawke has starred in over 70 films including Training Day and Boyhood. He has been nominated for 4 academy awards. Hawke was born November 6, 1970 in Austin, Texas.
Film and television actress, Amber Laura Heard was born April 22, 1986 in Austin Texas. She has starred in over 35 films and over 10 Television show.
Rapper, singer and songwriter Nelly was born Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. on November 2nd, 1974 in Austin, Texas. Nelly has sold over 21 million records and starred in 3 films.
Dustin Patrick Runnels an American professional wrestler, author, and actor. He was born April 11, 1969 in Austin, Texas. Dustin has also starred in 4 films.
Dakota Mayi Johnson is an actress and model who has starred in over 30 films. She is most famous for her role in Fifty Shades of Grey. Johnson was born October 4, 1989 in Austin Texas at Brackenridge Hospital.