Famous people from Irving Texas
Irving Texas
Irving sign on Tom Braniff drive.

Irving, Texas was incorporated in 1914 is home to almost 250,000 people. Here is a list of 12 Famous People from Irving Texas.

David Garza

By Rush Varela

Los Angeles based singer-songwriter David Garza was born February 4, 1971 in Irving Texas. Garza won a classical guitar scholarship to the University of Texas at Austin at the age of 18.

Brian Bosworth

Brian Bosworth
By jondoeforty1

Brian Bosworth is a actor and former professional football player. He moved to Irving Texas at a very young age and graduated from
MacArthur High School. Bosworth
played college football for the Oklahoma Sooners and was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks.
He had a role in the movie The Longest Yard.

Jeremy Wariner

By André Zehetbauer

Jeremy Wariner is a track athlete specializing in the 400 meters. He has won four Olympic medals (three gold, one silver) and six World Championships medals. Jeremy was born in Irving Texas January 31, 1984.

Trevor Story

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Trevor Story is a professional baseball shortstop for Major League Baseball (MLB). Story was born in Irving November 15, 1992. He attended Irving High School.

Erin Wasson

By Eduardo Sciammarella

Erin Wasson is a fashion model, actress and designer. She was born January 20, 1982 in Irving. Erin appeared in the movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Kerry Wood

By byscooter

Kerry Wood is a former baseball pitcher who played 14 seasons in Major League Baseball. Wood was born June 16, 1977 in Irving.

Odyssey Sims

Odyssey Sims
By Susan Lesch

American professional basketball player Odyssey Sims was born in Irving, Texas in 1992. Sims is a graduate of MacArthur High School.

Taylor Mays

By Jeffrey Beall

Taylor Mays is a former American football safety. Mays played for Cincinnati Bengals and Oakland Raiders. He was born in Irving in 1988.

Jim Beaver

By Gage Skidmore

Jim Beaver an actor, playwright, screenwriter, and film historian. He lived in Irving and attended Irving High School.

Akin Ayodele

By Chris J. Nelson

Akin Ayodele is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Dallas Cowboys. He attended MacArthur High School.

David Lowery

By Georges Biard

David Lowery is an alumnus of Irving High School. He
directed The Old Man & the Gun,
Disney film Pete’s Dragon and Ain’t Them Bodies Saints.

Liz Rose


Liz Rose is a country music songwriter. She was born in Dallas but grew up in Irving Texas. Liz wrote songs for Taylor Swift’s debut album. She has also worked with Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Jill Johnson.

Last Updated on November 21, 2023 by F. E. Mufute

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