Famous People From Los Angeles

Los Angeles is by far the largest city in California, with a population of a little over 4 million. Los Angeles has experienced a turbulent past since its inception in 1781. It was part of Mexico until 1848, the year it was purchased by the United States, after the war between Mexico and America. Visitors to the city often come to Hollywood, where the largest film studio in the world is based. The largest airport is LAX, one of the busiest airports in the world, and there are five other airports as well.

We all appreciate the great Hollywood movies, but nothing beats reality than a visit to the fascinating city of Los Angeles with its iconic Hollywood sign overlooking Sunset Boulevard. Los Angeles is a city that attracts all kinds of people including successful acting professionals and wannabes. It is home to some very prominent people both inside and outside the film industry. Some of most famous people from the city are listed below.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Born as Rachel Meghan Markle, Meghan is a popular retired American-born actress and the current Duchess of Sussex, wife to Prince Harry. She started playing simple roles in films and television series during her time as a student at Northwestern University. Her major breakthrough in the acting industry came in 2011 when she starred as Rachel Zane in the famous Suits series. Meghan was born in Los Angeles and was previously married to a fellow before her 2017 engagement with Prince Harry which prompted her retirement from acting. The two got married in 2018. Being a member of royal family, she one of the most popular people from Los Angeles.

Patrick J. Adams

Adams is a popular Canadian actor who moved to Los Angeles from Toronto at 19 to pursue higher education following the divorce of his parents. After earning his B.F.A from the University of Southern California, he started playing small roles in plays and later in television productions including the likes of Pretty Little Liars, and Jack & Bobby. He also featured in prominently in films like Ghost Whisperer, Legends of Tomorrow, Cupid, NCIS and most recently, Suits where he was portrayed as Mike Ross, Rachel’s (Meghan Markle) set boyfriend.

Adam Noah Levine

Levine is a renowned musician and actor who was born in Los Angeles in the late 1970s. He started as the lead singer of Kara’s Flowers band which later rebranded to Maroon five. The group has released six highly rated albums to date. He debuted as an actor in the Horror Story: Asylum in 2012.

Other popular names from Los Angeles City include Ryan Braun, Sasha Cohen, Ice Cube, Paris Hilton, Jane Wiedlin, Willow Smith, Mitchell Schwartz, and the late Marilyn Monroe. The list is inexhaustible.

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