List of people from Miami, Florida
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The following is a list of notable people who were born or who live in the city of Miami, Florida
Florida
Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

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Actors

  • Sidney Poitier
    Sidney Poitier
    Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE is a Bahamian American actor, film director, author, and diplomat.In 1963, Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Lilies of the Field...

    , Academy Award-winning actor.
  • Ben Vereen
    Ben Vereen
    Ben Vereen is an American actor, dancer, and singer who has appeared in numerous Broadway theatre shows. Vereen graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts.- Early years :...

  • Wilmer Valderrama
    Wilmer Valderrama
    Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama is an American actor and television personality, known for the role of Fez in the sitcom That '70s Show, hosting the MTV series Yo Momma, and voicing the character of Manny in the children's show Handy Manny.-Early life:Valderrama was born in Miami, Florida the son of...

    , That '70s Show
    That '70s Show
    That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that centers on the lives of a group of teenage friends living in the fictional suburban town of Point Place, Wisconsin, from May 17, 1976, to December 31, 1979...

    , Yo Momma
  • Michael Flessas
    Michael Flessas
    Michael C. Flessas , is the birth name of actor Michael Flessas. Flessas' most notable film role was Angry Man in the Cannes Film Festival 2000 Palme d'Or winning film Dancer in the Dark directed by Danish film director Lars von Trier. Originally, the director himself considered playing the role...

    , Cannes Film Festival
    Cannes Film Festival
    The Cannes International Film Festival , is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is among the world's most prestigious and publicized film festivals...

     Palme d'Or
    Palme d'Or
    The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival and is presented to the director of the best feature film of the official competition. It was introduced in 1955 by the organising committee. From 1939 to 1954, the highest prize was the Grand Prix du Festival International du...

     (Golden Palm) winning film Dancer in the Dark
    Dancer in the Dark
    Dancer in the Dark is a 2000 Danish musical drama film directed by Lars von Trier and starring Icelandic singer Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Cara Seymour, Peter Stormare, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, and Joel Grey...

    .
  • Andy García
    Andy García
    Andrés Arturo García Menéndez , professionally known as Andy García, is a Cuban American actor. He became known in the late 1980s and 1990s, having appeared in several successful Hollywood films, including The Godfather: Part III, The Untouchables, Internal Affairs and When a Man Loves a Woman...

    , born in Cuba
    Cuba
    The Republic of Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba consists of the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the largest city in Cuba and the country's capital. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city...

    , but moved to the United States at the age of 5.
  • Victoria Jackson
    Victoria Jackson
    Victoria Jackson is an American comedian, actress, satirist and singer best known as a cast member of the NBC television sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1992....

    , actress, comedian, and ex-Saturday Night Live
    Saturday Night Live
    Saturday Night Live is a live American late-night television sketch comedy and variety show developed by Lorne Michaels and Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title of NBC's Saturday Night.The show's sketches often parody contemporary American culture...

     performer
  • Adam Irigoyen
    Adam Irigoyen
    Adam Irigoyen is an American actor, singer, rapper and dancer. He is best known for his role as Deuce Martinez on the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up.-Career:...

    ,actor,comedian,Shake It Up
  • Julio Oscar Mechoso
    Julio Oscar Mechoso
    Julio Oscar Mechoso is an American actor. He is occasionally credited as Julio Mechoso.Mechoso is a character actor in both television and film. He has appeared in several high-profile films, such as Grindhouse, Bad Boys and the controversial Ken Park. His television credits include Miami Vice,...

    , The Legend of Zorro
    The Legend of Zorro
    The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 sequel to The Mask of Zorro , both directed by Martin Campbell. Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones reprise their roles as the titular hero and his spouse, and Rufus Sewell stars as the villain...

  • Eva Mendes
    Eva Mendes
    Eva Mendes is an American actress.She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of minor roles and performances in several smaller films such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and Urban Legends: Final Cut , she broke into the mainstream, appearing in leading roles in Hollywood...

    , actress
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, current WWE wrestler, former UM linebacker, and current actor
  • Persia White
    Persia White
    Persia White is an American actress and musician. White is known for playing free-spirited professional student Lynn Searcy on the long-running sitcom Girlfriends. She is also a member of the industrial rock band XEO3 and a solo singer, releasing her debut album Mecca in 2010.-Early life and...

    , Girlfriends
    Girlfriends
    Girlfriends is an American comedy-drama sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and aired on UPN's successor network, The CW, before being cancelled in 2008...

  • Catherine Keener
    Catherine Keener
    Catherine Ann Keener is an American actress. She has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Being John Malkovich and Capote...

    , actress
  • David Caruso
    David Caruso
    David Stephen Caruso is an American film and television actor and producer, best known for his role of Lieutenant Horatio Caine on the TV series CSI: Miami. The role that gained him initial significant recognition was the role of Det...

    , CSI: Miami
    CSI: Miami
    CSI: Miami is an American police procedural television series, which premiered on September 23, 2002 on CBS. The series is a spin-off of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation....

  • Gail Edwards
    Gail Edwards
    Gail June Edwards is a retired American actress best known for her roles as Dot Higgins in ABC's It's a Living, Sharon Lemure in NBC's Blossom, and Vicky Larson in ABC's Full House.-Early life and career:...

    , It's a Living, Full House
    Full House
    Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help raise his three daughters, D.J., Stephanie, and...

    , Blossom
    Blossom (TV series)
    Blossom is an American sitcom broadcast on NBC from January 3, 1991 to May 22, 1995. The series stars Mayim Bialik as Blossom Russo, a teenage girl living with her father and two brothers. It was created by Don Reo.- Synopsis :...

  • Garcelle Beauvais
    Garcelle Beauvais
    Garcelle Beauvais is a Haitian-American actress and former fashion model. She is best known for her roles as hotel employee Francesca "Fancy" Monroe on The WB television sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show which ran from 1996 to 2001, and as Valerie Heywood on the ABC crime drama, NYPD Blue.-Early...

    , The Jamie Foxx Show
    The Jamie Foxx Show
    The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series starred Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.-Synopsis:...

    , NYPD Blue
    NYPD Blue
    NYPD Blue is an American television police drama set in New York City, exploring the internal and external struggles of the fictional 15th precinct of Manhattan...

    ; She attended both North Miami Beach Senior High School and Miami Norland High School

Musicians and singers

  • DJ Khaled
    DJ Khaled
    Khaled bin Abdul Khaled , better known by his stage name DJ Khaled, is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ, and record label executive. He is a radio host for the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR and the DJ for the hip hop group Terror Squad. In 2006, Khaled released his...

  • Yngwie Malmsteen, Swedish
    Sweden
    Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....

    -born heavy metal
    Heavy metal music
    Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the Midlands of the United Kingdom and the United States...

     guitarist
    Guitarist
    A guitarist is a musician who plays the guitar. Guitarists may play a variety of instruments such as classical guitars, acoustic guitars, electric guitars, and bass guitars. Some guitarists accompany themselves on the guitar while singing.- Versatility :The guitarist controls an extremely...

     now resides in Miami with his family
  • Syesha Mercado
    Syesha Mercado
    Syesha Raquel Mercado is an American singer, songwriter, actress and model. Mercado was the third place finalist on the seventh season of American Idol. Prior to Idol, Mercado was on The One: Making a Music Star and she won Florida Super Singer...

  • David Archuleta
    David Archuleta
    David Archuleta, is a former United States Air Force Airman of Okinawan stationary troops and is currently an American male kickboxer.-Biography:...

  • DJ Craze
    DJ Craze
    DJ Craze , born Aristh Delgado, is a Nicaraguan American DJ who plays hip hop, Miami bass, breaks, Dubstep, drum n bass, and practices turntablism. He is the only solo DJ in history to claim the DMC World DJ Championships trophy three times consecutively .-Biography:DJ Craze was born in Managua,...

    , Nicaraguan American, only DJ in history to win 3 consecutive World DMC Champion titles.
  • Harry Wayne Casey
    Harry Wayne Casey
    Harry Wayne "K.C." Casey is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is most famous for his group, KC and the Sunshine Band, and as a producer of several hits for other artists.-Early years:...

    , better known as "KC" of KC and the Sunshine Band
    KC and the Sunshine Band
    KC and the Sunshine Band is an American musical group. Founded in 1973 in Miami, Florida, their style has included funk, R&B, and disco. Their most well known songs include the disco hits "That's the Way ", " Shake Your Booty", "I'm Your Boogie Man", "Keep It Comin' Love", "Get Down Tonight", "Give...

  • Ky-Mani Marley
    Ky-Mani Marley
    Ky-mani is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist whose east African name means Adventurous Traveler. The only child of table tennis champion Anita Belnavis and reggae icon Bob Marley, Ky-mani Marley was born in Falmouth, Jamaica...

     Reggae Singer, Actor, and son of Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, OM was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae band Bob Marley & The Wailers...

  • Betty Wright
    Betty Wright
    Bessie Regina Norris, better known by her stage name, Betty Wright , is a Grammy winning Miami-based soul and R&B singer-songwriter, who won fame in the 1970s with hits such as "Clean Up Woman" and "Tonight Is the Night"...

    , Soul music
    Soul music
    Soul music is a music genre originating in the United States combining elements of gospel music and rhythm and blues. According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, soul is "music that arose out of the black experience in America through the transmutation of gospel and rhythm & blues into a form of...

     and R&B singer
  • Sean Kingston
    Sean Kingston
    Sean Kingston is a Jamaican-American singer. He pursued a music career and debuted in 2007 with the album Sean Kingston.-Early life:...

  • Brooke Hogan
    Brooke Hogan
    Brooke Ellen Bollea , better known by her stage name Brooke Hogan, is an American singer, actress, model, socialite, and television personality, and the oldest child of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan . She appeared on the reality-television series Hogan Knows Best, which focused on her family,...

    , pop and R&B singer and daughter of Hulk Hogan
    Hulk Hogan
    Terrance Gene "Terry" Bollea , better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American Semi-retired professional wrestler, actor, television personality, and musician currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling ....

  • Gloria Estefan
    Gloria Estefan
    Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan; known professionally as Gloria Estefan is a Cuban-born American singer, songwriter, and actress. Known as the "Queen Of Latin Pop", she is in the top 100 best selling music artists with over 100 million albums sold worldwide, 31.5 million of those...

    , Latin pop
    Latin pop
    Latin pop generally refers to pop music that has what may be perceived a Latin American influence...

     singer-songwriter
  • Sage Francis
    Sage Francis
    Paul "Sage" Francis is a hip-hop artist from Providence, Rhode Island.-Biography:Born Paul Francis in Miami, Florida, Sage Francis is a rapper/writer/performer from Providence, Rhode Island. He is the founder and CEO of the independent hip-hop record label Strange Famous Records...

    , alternative hip hop
    Alternative hip hop
    Alternative hip hop is a sub-genre of hip hop music. Allmusic defines it as follows: -Origin:...

     artist
  • George McCrae
    George McCrae
    George McCrae is an American soul and disco singer, most famous for his 1974 hit "Rock Your Baby".-Early life and career:...

    , soul music singer
  • Jon Secada
    Jon Secada
    Jon Secada is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. Secada was born in Havana, Cuba, and raised in Hialeah, Florida. He has won two Grammy Awards and sold 20 million albums since his English-language debut album in 1992. His music fuses funk, soul, pop and Latin percussion...

     Latin pop singer
  • Scott Storch
    Scott Storch
    Scott Storch is an American record producer. He produces a variety of music, particularly hip hop, reggaeton, and R&B. His label, Storch Music Company responsible for signing Brooke Hogan and Nox...

     hip hop producer
  • Pitbull, Cuban American rapper
  • Trick Daddy
    Trick Daddy
    Maurice Young , better known by his stage name Trick Daddy, is a certified platinum American rapper and producer from Miami, Florida.-Music career:...

    , rapper
  • Dunk Ryders
    Dunk Ryders
    The Dunk Ryders, are a hip-hop/rap group from Miami, Florida founded by fellow Miami artists Trick Daddy, Ice "Billion" Berg & Fella. They have a joint venture deal with Dunk Ryders Records, founded by Trick Daddy and his brother Charles Young...

    , rap group
  • Smitty
    Smitty
    Varick D. Bennet, better known as Smitty, is a American rapper and hip-hop ghostwriter from Little Haiti, a neighborhood in Miami, Florida.-Biography:...

    , rapper
  • Flo-Rida, rapper
  • JT Money
    JT Money
    Jeff Thompkins, known by his stage name JT Money, is an American rapper and was the leader of the Miami-based hip hop group, Poison Clan.-Music career:...

    , rapper
  • Poison Clan
    Poison Clan
    Poison Clan was a Southern hip-hop group signed to Luke Records from 1990 to 1995, the group had a various line-ups and members were JT Money, Debonaire, Uzi, Madball and Big Ram. Poison Clan played an important role in the development of the Dirty South movement that developed late in the decade...

    , rap group
  • Rick Ross
    Rick Ross (rapper)
    William Leonard Roberts II , better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper. He derived his stage name from the drug trafficker "Freeway" Ricky Ross, to whom he has no connection...

    , rapper
  • Brisco
    Brisco (rapper)
    British Alexander Mitchell , who performs under the stage name Brisco, is an American rapper.-Early life:Mitchell grew up in Opa-locka, Florida. His mother died when he was 9, and four years later; at age 13, his brother was killed in a car accident...

    , rapper
  • Marion Williams
    Marion Williams
    Marion Williams was an American gospel singer.-Early years:Marion Williams was born in Miami, Florida, to a religiously devout mother and musically inclined father. She left school when she was nine years old to help support the family, and worked as a maid, a nurse, and in factories and...

    , gospel music
    Gospel music
    Gospel music is music that is written to express either personal, spiritual or a communal belief regarding Christian life, as well as to give a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music....

     singer
  • Ricky Martin
    Ricky Martin
    Enrique "Ricky" Martín Morales , better known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican and Spanish pop singer and actor who achieved prominence, first as a member of the Latin boy band Menudo, then as a solo artist since 1991.During his career he has sold more than 60 million album copies worldwide...

    , Latin pop singer
  • Celia Cruz
    Celia Cruz
    Celia Cruz was a Cuban-American salsa singer, and was one of the most successful Salsa performers of the 20th century, having earned twenty-three gold albums...

    , salsa music
    Salsa music
    Salsa music is a genre of music, generally defined as a modern style of playing Cuban Son, Son Montuno, and Guaracha with touches from other genres of music...

     singer
  • Trina
    Trina
    Katrina Laverne Taylor , better known by her stage name Trina, is an American rapper, songwriter and model from Miami, Florida. Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy's second studio album www.thug.com to the single "Nann Nigga"...

    , rapper
  • 2 Live Crew
    2 Live Crew
    2 Live Crew was a hip hop group from Miami, Florida. They caused considerable controversy with the sexual themes in their work, particularly on their 1989 album As Nasty As They Wanna Be.- Early career :...

    , rap group
  • Jacki-O
    Jacki-O
    Angela Kohn , better known as Jacki-O, is a Haitian American rapper from Miami, Florida, who is currently signed to her own label Jack Movement Entertainment. She got her first break in 2003 with the bawdy sex rap "Nookie" which garnered the MC comparisons to fellow Southern rappers Mia X and Trina...

    , rapper
  • Deborah Harry
    Debbie Harry
    Deborah Ann "Debbie" Harry is an American singer-songwriter and actress, best known for being the lead singer of the punk rock and new wave band Blondie. She has also had success as a solo artist, and in the mid-1990s she performed and recorded as part of The Jazz Passengers...

    , singer of Blondie
    Blondie (band)
    Blondie is an American rock band, founded by singer Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. The band was a pioneer in the early American New Wave and punk scenes of the mid-1970s...

  • Samuel David Moore of Sam & Dave
    Sam & Dave
    Sam & Dave were an American soul and rhythm and blues duo who performed together from 1961 through 1981. The tenor voice was Samuel David Moore , and the baritone/tenor voice was Dave Prater .Sam & Dave are members of...

  • Pretty Ricky
    Pretty Ricky
    Pretty Ricky is an American R&B/hip hop group originally made up of Diamond "Baby Blue" Smith, Spectacular Smith, Corey "Slick 'em" Mathis, and Marcus "Pleasure P" Cooper. In 2007, Pleasure P left the group to pursue a solo career...

     , a rap/R&B group.
  • Otto Von Schirach
    Otto von Schirach
    Otto von Schirach is an IDM and breakcore artist from Miami, Florida. He is of Cuban/German descent.He has released most of his work on the Schematic and Beta Bodega labels, and was featured in the 2002 documentary Electro-Dziska....

    , Electronic Musician
  • Cool and Dre
    Cool and Dre
    Cool & Dre are a team of hip hop producers from Miami, Florida, consisting of Marcello "Cool" Valenzano and Andre "Dre" Christopher Lyon.-Epidemic Records:...

    , a team of hip hop producers.
  • Tego Calderón
    Tego Calderón
    Tegui Calderón Rosario is a Puerto Rican rapper and actor.-Early life:Calderón was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, the son of Pilar Rosario Parrilla, a schoolteacher, and Esteban Calderón Ilarraza, a government worker for Puerto Rico's Department of Health. Moving at a young age from his native...

    , rapper born in Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico , officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico , is an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.Puerto Rico comprises an...

     who moved to and attended high school in Miami.
  • DJ Uncle Al
    DJ Uncle Al
    "DJ Uncle Al" , born Albert Moss in Miami, Florida, was an American DJ.Moss was known for his trend setting and innovative abilities in music producing and broadcasting as well as his philosophy of "peace in the hood" and non-violence in the community...

    , local hip hop
    Hip hop
    Hip hop is a form of musical expression and artistic culture that originated in African-American and Latino communities during the 1970s in New York City, specifically the Bronx. DJ Afrika Bambaataa outlined the four pillars of hip hop culture: MCing, DJing, breaking and graffiti writing...

     DJ
  • Luke Skyywalker, better known as Uncle Luke
    Uncle Luke
    Uncle Luke is the fifth album released by Luther Campbell. It was released on June 14, 1996 through Luke Records and was mainly produced by Darren "DJ Spin" Rudnick, and Rod XL, with additional production by Frankie Cutlass, Ice Cube and Doug E. Fresh...

  • Iron & Wine
    Iron & Wine
    Samuel Beam , better known by his stage and recording name Iron & Wine, is an American singer-songwriter. He has released four studio albums, several EPs and singles, as well as a few download-only releases, which include a live album...

    , folk rock
    Folk rock
    Folk rock is a musical genre combining elements of folk music and rock music. In its earliest and narrowest sense, the term referred to a genre that arose in the United States and the UK around the mid-1960s...

     singer-songwriter (real name: Sam Beam)
  • Stevie B
    Stevie B
    Stevie B is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who was influential in the Latin freestyle and High-Energy, mostly from Miami dance music scene of the late 1980s...

    , freestyle music
    Freestyle music
    Freestyle or Latin freestyle, sometimes referred to as Latin hip hop, is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in the early 1980s. Mostly popular during the mid 80s to the early 90s...

     singer
  • Expose
    Exposé (band)
    Exposé is an American vocal group. Primarily consisting of lead vocalists Ann Curless, Jeanette Jurado, and Gioia Bruno, the group achieved much of their success in the late 1980s and early 1990s, becoming the first group to have four top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart from their debut...

    , freestyle group
  • Will to Power
    Will to Power
    The will to power is a prominent concept in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche and in the psychotherapy of Alfred Adler. The term may also refer to:*The Will to Power , a posthumous publication of Nietzsche's notebooks...

    , freestyle group
  • DJ Laz
    DJ Laz
    Lazaro Mendez, better known by his stage name DJ Laz is a Cuban-American rapper and DJ from Miami, Florida.He is best known for his albums DJ Laz and Category 6, which charted on U.S. Billboard album charts...

    , rapper/ DJ
  • Jessica Sutta
    Jessica Sutta
    Jessica Lynn Sutta is an American dancer, showgirl, singer, recording artist, model, and actress. She is best known as a member of the American pop girl group and dance ensemble, the Pussycat Dolls. She left the group in January 2010 to embark her solo career. She is currently finishing up her...

     of the girl group, Pussycat Dolls
    Pussycat Dolls
    The Pussycat Dolls are an American pop girl group and dance ensemble based in Los Angeles; currently consisting of Lauren Bennett, Vanessa Curry, Kristal "Lyndriette" Smith, Tiffany "Taz" Zavala, Kia Hampton and Paula Van Oppen. The Pussycat Dolls were founded by choreographer Robin Antin in 1995...

    .
  • Steve Aoki
    Steve Aoki
    Steve Aoki is an American electro house musician, record producer and the founder of Dim Mak Records.-Early life:...

    , DJ
  • Barry Gibb
    Barry Gibb
    Barry Alan Crompton Gibb, CBE , is a singer, songwriter and producer. He was born in the Isle of Man to English parents. With his brothers Robin and Maurice, he formed The Bee Gees, one of the most successful pop groups of all time. The trio got their start in Australia, and found their major...

    , lead vocal in Bee Gees
  • Jason DeRulo
    Jason Derulo
    Jason Joel Desrouleaux , better known by his stage name Jason Derülo, is an American singer-songwriter, actor and dancer. After producing records for several artists and writing songs for Cash Money Records, co-founder of the label Birdman, Young Money Entertainment owner Lil Wayne and rapper...

    , singer-songwriter
  • I Set My Friends on Fire
    I Set My Friends On Fire
    I Set My Friends on Fire is an American Experimental group from Miami, Florida. The band was formed in 2007 by Matt Mehana and former member Nabil Moo. The group signed with Epitaph Records before releasing their debut album, You Can't Spell Slaughter Without Laughter, in 2008...

    , a post-hardcore
    Post-hardcore
    Post-hardcore is a genre of music that developed from hardcore punk, itself an offshoot of the broader punk rock movement. Like post-punk, post-hardcore is a term for a broad constellation of groups...

     band.
  • Enrique Iglesias
    Enrique Iglesias
    Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish pop music singer, a son of singer Julio Iglesias.Enrique started his musical career on Mexican label Fonovisa...


Sports

  • Bobby Allison
    Bobby Allison
    Robert Arthur Allison is a former NASCAR Winston Cup driver and was named one of NASCAR's 50 greatest drivers. His two sons, Clifford Allison and Davey Allison followed him into racing, and both died within a year of each other....

     and family; NASCAR
    NASCAR
    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is a family-owned and -operated business venture that sanctions and governs multiple auto racing sports events. It was founded by Bill France Sr. in 1947–48. As of 2009, the CEO for the company is Brian France, grandson of the late Bill France Sr...

     drivers
  • Ottis Anderson
    Ottis Anderson
    Ottis Jerome "O.J." Anderson is a former American football running back. He was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1979, and the MVP of Super Bowl XXV in 1991 when playing with the New York Giants...

    , former NFL running back that was Super Bowl XXV
    Super Bowl XXV
    Super Bowl XXV was an American football game played on January 27, 1991 at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida to decide the National Football League champion following the 1990 regular season. The National Football Conference Champion New York Giants defeated the American Football Conference ...

     MVP.
  • Robert Andino
    Robert Andino
    Robert Lazaro Andino is a Major League Baseball infielder for the Baltimore Orioles. Prior to joining the Orioles in 2009, he spent parts of four seasons with the Florida Marlins from 2005 through 2008...

     , current MLB baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles
    Baltimore Orioles
    The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. They are a member of the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball's American League. One of the American League's eight charter franchises in 1901, it spent its first year as a major league...

    .
  • Trevor Ariza
    Trevor Ariza
    Trevor Anthony Ariza is an American basketball player in the National Basketball Association who plays for the New Orleans Hornets. Primarily a small forward, he is listed at tall and 210 pounds.-Biography:...

     , current NBA small forward for the New Orleans Hornets (born in Miami, raised in L.A.)
  • Carlos Arroyo
    Carlos Arroyo
    Carlos Alberto Arroyo Bermúdez is a Puerto Rican professional basketball point guard who last played for the Boston Celtics. Arroyo is the fifth player from Puerto Rico to play in the NBA...

    , current NBA guard for the Boston Celtics
    Boston Celtics
    The Boston Celtics are a National Basketball Association team based in Boston, Massachusetts. They play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. Founded in 1946, the team is currently owned by Boston Basketball Partners LLC. The Celtics play their home games at the TD Garden, which...

    .
  • Bennie Blades
    Bennie Blades
    Horatio Benedict "Bennie" Blades Sr. is a former American football cornerback and safety in the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Miami.-University of Miami:...

    , former NFL free safety for the Detroit Lions.
  • Brian Blades
    Brian Blades
    Brian Keith Blades is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League.Blades graduated from Piper High School in Sunrise, Florida in 1983....

    , former NFL wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Isaac Bruce
    Isaac Bruce
    Isaac Isidore Bruce is a retired American football wide receiver. He was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Memphis....

    , former wide receiver. (Ft. Lauderdale).
  • Rashad Butler
    Rashad Butler
    Rashad Jamaal Butler is an American football offensive tackle for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.-College career:Butler played college...

    , current NFL offensive lineman for the Houston Texans.
  • José Canseco
    José Canseco
    José Canseco Capas, Jr. is a Cuban-American professional baseball manager, outfielder, and designated hitter for the Yuma Scorpions of the North American League and former Major League Baseball player. He is the identical twin brother of former major league player and current teammate Ozzie Canseco...

    , former baseball player (born in Cuba
    Cuba
    The Republic of Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba consists of the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the largest city in Cuba and the country's capital. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city...

    , moved to Miami as an infant).
  • Layla El
    Layla El
    Layla El is an English dancer, model and professional wrestler of Moroccan and Spanish descent. She is employed by WWE as a WWE Diva and appears on the SmackDown brand as Layla...

     - WWE Diva
    WWE Diva
    Diva is a term used by World Wrestling Entertainment , an American professional wrestling promotion, to refer to its female talent. The term is applied to women who appear as wrestlers, managers or valets, backstage interviewers, or ring announcers....

  • Vernon Carey
    Vernon Carey
    Vernon A. Carey is an American football offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dolphins 19th overall in the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.-Early years:Carey lettered in football and basketball at Miami...

    , current NFL offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins.
  • Steve Carlton
    Steve Carlton
    Steven Norman Carlton , nicknamed "Lefty", is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched from 1965-1988 for six different teams in his career, but it is his time with the Philadelphia Phillies where he received his greatest acclaim as a professional and won four Cy Young Awards...

    , Hall of Fame baseball player.
  • Margie Goldstein-Engle
    Margie Goldstein-Engle
    Margie Goldstein-Engle is an American show jumping equestrian, and a 10-time American Grandprix Association Rider of the Year.-Early and personal life:...

     (born 1958), equestrian
  • Ricky Gutiérrez
    Ricky Gutiérrez
    Ricardo "Ricky" Gutiérrez a Cuban-American is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played from through for the San Diego Padres , Houston Astros , Chicago Cubs , Cleveland Indians , New York Mets and Boston Red Sox . He batted and threw right-handed...

    , former major league baseball player
  • John Jay
    John Jay
    John Jay was an American politician, statesman, revolutionary, diplomat, a Founding Father of the United States, and the first Chief Justice of the United States ....

    , major league baseball player
  • Glencoffe Johnson, former World Light Heavyweight boxing champion
  • Derrick Thomas
    Derrick Thomas
    Derrick Vincent Thomas , nicknamed D.T., was an American football linebacker and defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League . He played his entire 11-year career for the Chiefs after being drafted fourth overall in the 1989 NFL Draft...

    , late NFL linebacker who was a member of the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team.
  • Bobby Johns
    Bobby Johns
    Bobby Johns is a retired American racecar driver.Johns raced in the NASCAR series in the 1956-1969 seasons, with 141 career starts. He had 2 wins among his 36 top ten finishes and finished the 1960 season 3rd in the points...

    , NASCAR
    NASCAR
    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is a family-owned and -operated business venture that sanctions and governs multiple auto racing sports events. It was founded by Bill France Sr. in 1947–48. As of 2009, the CEO for the company is Brian France, grandson of the late Bill France Sr...

     driver
  • Chad Ochocinco, current NFL wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Alex Rodriguez
    Alex Rodriguez
    Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez is an American professional baseball third baseman with the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. Known popularly by his nickname A-Rod, he previously played shortstop for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers.Rodriguez is considered one of the best...

    , major league baseball player who was born in New York City, but moved to Miami as a child.
  • Al "Flip" Rosen
    Al Rosen
    Albert Leonard Rosen , nicknamed "Al", "Flip", and the "Hebrew Hammer", is a former American professional baseball player who was a third baseman and right-handed slugger in the Major Leagues for ten seasons in tthe 1940s and 1950s.He played his entire 10-year career with the Cleveland Indians in...

    , MLB 4-time All-Star third baseman & first baseman, MVP, 2-time home run champion, 2-time RBI leader
  • Anthony Mason
    Anthony Mason (basketball)
    Anthony George Douglas Mason is a retired American National Basketball Association player with the New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat. He averaged 10.8 points and 8.3 rebounds in his 13-year NBA career...

    , former NBA basketball player.
  • Willis McGahee
    Willis McGahee
    Willis Andrew McGahee III is an American football running back for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL running back for the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Dan Morgan
    Dan Morgan
    Daniel Thomas "Dan" Morgan, Jr. is a former American football linebacker for the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Panthers 11th overall in the 2001 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL linebacker for the Saints (Coral Springs).
  • Santana Moss
    Santana Moss
    Santana Terrell Moss is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Miami.-Early years:...

    , current NFL wide receiver for the Washington Redskins.
  • Sinorice Moss
    Sinorice Moss
    Sinorice Travonce Moss is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. Moss played college football at the University of Miami....

    , current NFL wide receiver for the New York Giants.
  • Michael Irvin
    Michael Irvin
    Michael Jerome Irvin is a former American football player for the Dallas Cowboys, and actor. He is also a former broadcaster for ESPN's NFL Countdown and currently an analyst for NFL Network. Irvin was self-nicknamed "The Playmaker" due to his penchant for making big plays in big games during his...

    , former NFL wide receiver (Ft. Lauderdale).
  • Asante Samuel
    Asante Samuel
    Asante T. Samuel is an American football cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League . He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Brian Piccolo, late professional football player who played for the Chicago Bears (Ft. Lauderdale).
  • Stockar McDougle
    Stockar McDougle
    Stockar McDougle is an American football offensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He was originally drafted by the Detroit Lions 20th overall in the 2000 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL offensive lineman free agent.
  • Mitch Richmond
    Mitch Richmond
    Mitchell James "Mitch" Richmond is a retired American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. He played collegiately at Kansas State University. He was a 6-time NBA All-Star, a 5-time All-NBA Team member and a former NBA Rookie of the Year...

    , former NBA basketball player (Ft. Lauderdale).
  • Frank Gore
    Frank Gore
    Franklin Gore is an American football running back who plays for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Miami. NFL Network analysts have nicknamed Gore "The Inconvenient Truth".-High school career:Gore attended Coral Gables High...

    , current NFL running back for the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Andre Johnson
    Andre Johnson
    Andre Lamont Johnson is an American football wide receiver currently playing for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. Through the 2010–11 NFL season, Johnson currently ranks first all-time in NFL history in receiving yards per game for a career...

    , current NFL wide receiver for the Houston Texans.
  • Antrel Rolle
    Antrel Rolle
    Antrel Rocelious Rolle is an American football safety for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami...

    , current NFL free safety for the Arizona Cardinals (Homestead).
  • Davin Joseph
    Davin Joseph
    Davin Joseph is an American football guard for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Buccaneers 23rd overall in the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.-Early years:Joseph played high school football at Hallandale High School...

    , current NFL offensive lineman for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Drew Rosenhaus
    Drew Rosenhaus
    Drew Rosenhaus is an American sports agent who represents professional football players. He owns the Miami-based sports agency, Rosenhaus Sports, and is known for using aggressive tactics on behalf of his clients who play in the National Football League.Rosenhaus currently represents approximately...

    , current NFL agent for players such as Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens.
  • Udonis Haslem
    Udonis Haslem
    Udonis Johneal Haslem is an American professional basketball player who is currently a power forward for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association . Haslem played college basketball for the University of Florida, where he was a key member of four Florida Gators NCAA tournament teams...

    , current NBA basketball player for the Miami Heat.
  • Eddie Jones
    Eddie Jones (basketball)
    Eddie Charles Jones is an American former professional basketball player. Jones played college basketball at Temple University and was the 1993–94 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year...

    , former NBA basketball player for the Miami Heat (Pompano Beach).
  • Elvis Dumervil
    Elvis Dumervil
    -Denver Broncos:Dumervil was drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. Broncos coach Mike Shanahan stated that he planned to keep Dumervil at defensive end....

    , current NFL defensive end for the Denver Broncos.
  • Jerome McDougle
    Jerome McDougle
    Jerome McDougle is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles 15th overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.McDougle has also played for the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles...

    , current NFL defensive free agent.
  • Duane Starks
    Duane Starks
    Duane Lonell Starks is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens 10th overall in the 1998 NFL Draft...

    , former NFL cornerback for the Oakland Raiders.
  • Mike Rumph
    Mike Rumph
    Michael Jamaine Rumph is a retired American football free safety and cornerback.-High school:...

    , former NFL free safety for the Washington Redskins.
  • William Joseph
    William Joseph (American football)
    William Joseph is a free agent American football defensive tackle who last played for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders.
  • Stanley McClover
    Stanley McClover
    Stanley McClover is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Auburn....

    , current NFL defensive end for the Houston Texans.
  • Carlos Joseph
    Carlos Joseph
    Carlos Joseph is a former American football offensive tackle who was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 2004. Joseph is a Haitian-American.-References:...

    , current NFL offensive lineman for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Roscoe Parrish
    Roscoe Parrish
    Roscoe Parrish is an American football wide receiver and punt returner who currently plays for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Bills in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills.
  • Chris Myers
    Chris Myers
    Christopher Patrick "Chris" Myers ) is an American sportscaster.-Biography:With more than 20 years in broadcasting, Chris Myers has covered premiere events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, NCAA Final Four, The Masters and U.S...

    , current NFL offensive lineman for the Houston Texans.
  • Joaquin Gonzalez
    Joaquin Gonzalez (American football)
    Joaquin Antonio Gonzalez is a former professional National Football League offensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns and the Indianapolis Colts....

    , former NFL offensive lineman for the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Darrell McClover
    Darrell McClover
    Darrell McClover is an American Football linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL linebacker for the New York Jets.
  • Terry Cousin
    Terry Cousin
    Terry Sean Cousin is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 1997...

    , current NFL cornerback free agent.
  • Steve Spurrier
    Steve Spurrier
    Stephen Orr Spurrier is an American college football coach and player. Spurrier is the current head coach of the University of South Carolina's Gamecocks football team. He is also a former professional player and coach...

    , current head football coach at the University of South Carolina.
  • Samari Rolle
    Samari Rolle
    Samari Toure Rolle is a retired American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Tennessee Oilers in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State....

    , current NFL cornerback for the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Antonio Bryant
    Antonio Bryant
    Antonio Bryant is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Vernand Morency
    Vernand Morency
    Vernand Morency is a former American football running back who played in the NFL.-Biography:Vernand Morency grew up in Miami, Florida where his parents, immigrants from Haiti, had him working in their family real estate business from the age of 5...

    , current NFL running back free agent.
  • Travis Daniels
    Travis Daniels
    Travis Antwon Daniels is an American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Steve Blake
    Steve Blake
    Steven Hanson "Steve" Blake is an American professional basketball point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. Previously, he played for the Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Clippers.-High school:Blake spent his freshman and sophomore year...

    , current NBA point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers (Hollywood).
  • Atari Bigby
    Atari Bigby
    Atari David Bigby is an American football safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2005...

    , current NFL strong safety for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Blue Adams
    Blue Adams
    Danny L. "Blue" Adams is a professional American football cornerback free agent. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round of the 2003 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL cornerback free agent.
  • Marquand Manuel
    Marquand Manuel
    Marquand Alexander Manuel is a former American college and professional football player who was a safety in the National Football League for eight seasons during the 2000s...

    , current NFL strong safety for the Detroit Lions.
  • Jamaal Jackson
    Jamaal Jackson
    Jamaal Jackson is an American football offensive lineman for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was signed by the Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2003...

    , current NFL offensive lineman for the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Steve Hutchinson, current NFL offensive lineman for the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Al Harris, current NFL cornerback for the Miami Dolphins.
  • Mike McKenzie, current NFL cornerback free agent.
  • Keyon Dooling
    Keyon Dooling
    Keyon Latwae Dooling is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Milwaukee Bucks.-Basketball career:...

    , current NBA guard for the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • Raja Bell
    Raja Bell
    Raja Bell is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Utah Jazz of the NBA. Bell is known for his three-point shooting and intense defense.- Biography :Bell was born in Saint Croix, in the U.S...

    , current NBA guard for the Charlotte Bobcats.
  • Mike Lowell
    Mike Lowell
    Michael Averett Lowell is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball third baseman. During a 13-year career, Lowell played for the New York Yankees , Florida Marlins , and the Boston Red Sox...

    , current MLB infielder for the Boston Red Sox.
  • Troy Davis, former NFL running back for the New Orleans Saints.
  • Ted Hendricks
    Ted Hendricks
    Theodore Paul Hendricks is a Hall of Fame former American football linebacker who logged 15 seasons for the Baltimore Colts , the Green Bay Packers and the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders in the National Football League...

    , former Hall of Fame NFL linebacker.
  • Charles Johnson, former MLB catcher.
  • Andre Dawson
    Andre Dawson
    Andre Nolan Dawson , nicknamed "The Hawk", is an American former center fielder and right fielder. During a 21-year baseball career, he played for four different teams, spending most of his career with the Montreal Expos and Chicago Cubs .An 8-time National League All-Star, he was named the...

    , former MLB outfielder.
  • Montel Vontavious Porter (MVP) - Professional Wrestler
  • Shannon Stewart , current MLB outfielder free agent.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
    Goldberg earned a scholarship to play for the University of Georgia Bulldogs football team where he served as a defensive tackle. He was taken in the 11th round, with the 302nd overall selection, in the 1990 NFL Draft....

    , former wrestler.
  • Iván Rodríguez
    Iván Rodríguez
    Iván Rodríguez Torres , nicknamed "Pudge" and "I-Rod", is a Major League Baseball catcher...

     , current MLB catcher for the Houston Astros.
  • Marcus Hudson
    Marcus Hudson
    Marcus Hudson is a free agent defensive back in the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State....

     , current NFL defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Kevin Smith (running back)
    Kevin Smith (running back)
    Kevin Smith is an American football running back for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Central Florida.-Early years:Smith attended Southridge High School...

     , Former University of Central Florida
    University of Central Florida
    The University of Central Florida, commonly referred to as UCF, is a metropolitan public research university located in Orlando, Florida, United States...

     Running Back. 2008 Draft pick for the Detroit Lions.
  • James Jones
    James Jones (basketball player)
    James Andrew Jones is an American professional basketball player who last played with the Miami Heat.The 6'8" , 215 lb small forward who attended American Senior High in Miami was picked 49th by the Indiana Pacers in the 2003 NBA Draft out of the University of Miami...

     , current NBA small forward for the Miami Heat.
  • Patrick Lee , current NFL cornerback Green Bay Packers.
  • Lenny Taylor
    Lenny Taylor
    -Career:Taylor was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the twelfth round of the 1984 NFL Draft and played with the team that season. After two seasons away from the NFL, he played with the Atlanta Falcons during the 1987 NFL season....

    , former NFL wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Sean Taylor, former NFL free safety for the Washington Redskins.
  • Alan Veingrad
    Alan Veingrad
    Alan Stuart Veingrad, now known as Shlomo Veingrad is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League....

    , former NFL football player
  • Carl Vereen
    Carl Vereen
    Carl Vereen is a former offensive tackle in the National Football League. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 1957 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers and played that season with the team.-References:...

    , former NFL offensive lineman for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Jonathan Vilma, current NFL linebacker for the New Orleans Saints.
  • Neal Walk
    Neal Walk
    Neal Eugene Walk is a former American college and professional basketball player who was a center in the National Basketball Association for seven seasons during the late 1960s and 1970s. Walk played college basketball for the University of Florida, and still remains the Florida Gators' all-time...

    , former NBA basketball player
  • Nate Webster
    Nate Webster
    Nate Webster is a former American football linebacker who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buccaneers in the third round of the 2000 NFL Draft...

    , current NFL linebacker for the Denver Broncos.
  • Antonio Brown
    Antonio Brown (wide receiver b. 1988)
    Antonio Brown is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played collegiate football for the Central Michigan Chippewas. While at Central Michigan, he was named a first-team All-American by The Sporting News as a punt returner in 2008 and 2009...

    , current NFL wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Antonio Robinson
    Antonio Robinson
    Antonio Robinson is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football for Nicholls State University.He has also been a member of the Green Bay Packers.-References:...

    , current NFL wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Craig Jay
    Craig Jay
    Craig Jay is a former tight end in the National Football League. He played for the Green Bay Packers during the 1987 NFL season.-References:...

    , former NFL tight end for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Corine Less
  • Branden Oliver, college football running back

Writers

  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    David "Dave" Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author and columnist, who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for The Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. He has also written numerous books of humor and parody, as well as comedic novels.-Biography:Barry was born in Armonk, New York,...

    , writer and columnist.
  • Dan Le Batard
    Dan Le Batard
    Dan Le Batard is a Cuban-American newspaper sportswriter, radio host, and television reporter based out of Miami, Florida. Le Batard graduated from the University of Miami in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and politics. During his college career, he was a sportswriter for the...

    , columnist and radio show host.
  • Patricia Cornwell
    Patricia Cornwell
    Patricia Cornwell is a contemporary American crime writer. She is widely known for writing a popular series of novels featuring the heroine Dr. Kay Scarpetta, a medical examiner.-Early life:...

    , novelist
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas
    Marjory Stoneman Douglas
    Marjory Stoneman Douglas was an American journalist, writer, feminist, and environmentalist known for her staunch defense of the Everglades against efforts to drain it and reclaim land for development...

    , famous conservationist and writer of fiction and non-fiction
  • Eric Garcia
    Eric Garcia
    Eric Garcia is an American writer, the author of several humorous novels including Matchstick Men which was made into a movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Nicolas Cage, and the Anonymous Rex series, which was adapted in 2004 for the SciFi Channel...

    , writer who wrote Matchstick Men
    Matchstick Men
    Matchstick Men is a 2003 American drama film directed by Ridley Scott. Based on Eric Garcia's novel Matchstick Men: A Novel about Grifters with Issues , the motion picture stars Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, and Alison Lohman.-Plot:...

    , which was later adapted into a movie
  • Dr. Lillian Glass
    Lillian Glass
    Lillian Glass is an American communication and body language expert, media commentator and author. The books she has written incluce Toxic People, He Says She Says, and a body language book, I Know What You're Thinking. She has a monthly body language column in Cosmopolitan Magazine...

    , body-language expert, author, columnist, TV commentator
  • Carl Hiaasen
    Carl Hiaasen
    Carl Hiaasen is an American journalist, columnist and novelist.- Early years :Born in 1953 and raised in Plantation, Florida, of Norwegian heritage, Hiaasen was the first of four children and the son of a lawyer, Kermit Odel, and teacher, Patricia...

    , notable contemporary novelist and former Miami Herald writer originally from Plantation, Florida
    Plantation, Florida
    Plantation is the name of the following places in the U.S. state of Florida:*Plantation, Florida, a city in Broward County; the largest of the places named "Plantation" in Florida*Plantation, Sarasota County, Florida, a census-designated place...

  • Chris Myers
    Chris Myers
    Christopher Patrick "Chris" Myers ) is an American sportscaster.-Biography:With more than 20 years in broadcasting, Chris Myers has covered premiere events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, NCAA Final Four, The Masters and U.S...

    , is a sportscaster and host of "The Chris Myers Interview"
  • Ferdie Pacheco
    Ferdie Pacheco
    Dr. Ferdie Pacheco was the cornerman for multiple boxing champions, most famously Muhammad Ali, for whom he was also a personal physician. Beginning in the late 1970s, Pacheco was a TV boxing analyst for several networks, most notably Showtime. Pacheco is also a prolific author and painter...

    , Mohammad Ali's cornerman/doctor, TV sports figure, artist, writer
  • Geoffrey Philp
    Geoffrey Philp
    Geoffrey Philp is a Jamaican poet, novelist, and playwright. He is the author of the novel, Benjamin, My Son and five poetry collections: Exodus and Other Poems, hurricane center, Florida Bound, xango music, and Twelve Poems and A Story for Christmas...

    , poet
  • Jack Royerton, poet

Miscellaneous

  • Dave Graveline
    Dave Graveline
    Dave Graveline is an American radio talk show host. His syndicated show "Into Tomorrow" has been on the air for the past 16 years and is currently aired in over 160 AM & FM stations throughout the U.S., on the Armed Forces Network, and on several foreign radio stations.- Early career :Graveline has...

    , Nationally syndicated talk radio host.
  • Ivan J. Parron
    Ivan J. Parron
    Ivan Jose Parron, Esq. is an American entertainment law attorney and entrepreneur often referred to as the inventor of the Online music store. He is the founder of and principal attorney for , an entertainment, media and sports law firm based in Miami Beach, New York City and Washington D.C...

    , Esq., Entertainment Attorney & Entrepreneur.
  • Luis Gonzalez, LCpl, CLB 3, Commanding.
  • Stephanie Abrams
    Stephanie Abrams
    Stephanie Abrams is an American on-camera meteorologist for The Weather Channel, a 24-hour American cable television weather program. She has also done live reporting for the 2010 Winter Olympics at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.-Early life:...

    , Well known meteorologist at The Weather Channel at since 2003
  • Victor Agosto
    Victor Agosto
    Victor Manuel Agosto is an anti-war activist and a former United States Army Private. He is noted for his direct and public resistance to the War in Afghanistan as an active duty soldier.-Background:...

    , anti-war activist
  • Richard A. Appelbaum
    Richard A. Appelbaum
    Richard A. Appelbaum is a retired Rear Admiral in the United States Coast Guard.-Biography:A native of Chicago, Illinois, Appelbaum moved to Miami, Florida in 1950. He is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School....

    , U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral
  • William Calley
    William Calley
    William Laws Calley is a convicted American war criminal and a former U.S. Army officer found guilty of murder for his role in the My Lai Massacre on March 16, 1968, during the Vietnam War.-Early life:...

    , war criminal
  • Fabiano Caruana
    Fabiano Caruana
    Fabiano Luigi Caruana is Grandmaster and chess prodigy with dual citizenship of Italy and the United States.On 15 July 2007 Caruana became a Grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 11 months, 20 days – the youngest Grandmaster in the history of both Italy and the United States.In the November 2011...

    , youngest chess grandmaster in United States history
  • Black Chiney
    Black Chiney
    Black Chiney is a Jamaican sound system based in Miami, Florida. It consists of four Chinese Jamaicans mixed with African descent: Supa Dups, Bobby Chin, Willy Chin and Walshy Killa. The Caribbean slang "Black Chiney" refers to this racial mix....

    , Jamaican sound system
  • Kyan Douglas
    Kyan Douglas
    Kyan Douglas was the grooming expert on the American television program Queer Eye.-Biography:Born as Hugh Edward Douglas, Jr. in Miami, Florida, Kyan Douglas was raised in Tampa and Tallahassee. He has a sister, Kelli...

    , star of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
  • Howard Engle
    Howard Engle
    Howard Aaron Engle was an American pediatrician and lifelong smoker who was one of the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit filed against the tobacco industry, in which Engle claimed that he smoked multiple packs of cigarettes daily since he was in college and was unable to quit despite multiple...

     (1919–2009), physician and lead plaintiff in a landmark lawsuit against the tobacco industry
    Tobacco industry
    The tobacco industry comprises those persons and companies engaged in the growth, preparation for sale, shipment, advertisement, and distribution of tobacco and tobacco-related products. It is a global industry; tobacco can grow in any warm, moist environment, which means it can be farmed on all...

  • Don Francisco
    Don Francisco (television host)
    Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld , better known by his stage name, Don Francisco, is a Chilean television personality, and a popular television personality on the Univision network reaching Spanish-speaking viewers in the United States...

    , TV host
  • Dr. Keren Gomez, Chiropractor Physician
  • Christina Hattler
    Christina Hattler
    Christina Hattler is an American fashion designer. Born and raised in Miami, she is currently based out of Mexico City. She has two distinct and successful lines under the labels, Christina Hattler hand-made, a line of unique hand-sewn dresses and Christina Hattler, a line of limited edition...

    , fashion designer
  • Tiffany Richardson
    America's Next Top Model, Cycle 4
    America's Next Top Model, Cycle 4 aired in spring 2005, with the shooting location being moved from New York City to Los Angeles. The catch-phrase of the season was "Dive In."...

    , contestant of America's Next Top Model
    America's Next Top Model
    America's Next Top Model is a reality television show in which a number of women compete for the title of America's Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modeling industry....

    , Cycle 4, currently signed with Ford Models
    Ford Models
    The Ford Modeling Agency, or as it is known today Ford Models, is a modeling agency in New York City. It was established in 1946 by Eileen and the late Gerard W. Ford.-Company:...

  • Jonathan James, youngest person ever to be incarcerated for cybercrime in the United States
  • Daniel Schechter
    Daniel Schechter
    Daniel S. Schechter is an American psychiatrist currently living in Geneva, Switzerland. He is known for his clinical work and research on intergenerational transmission or "communication" of violent trauma and related psychopathology involving parents and very young children...

    , child psychiatrist and researcher
  • Ondi Timoner
    Ondi Timoner
    Ondi Timoner is an American film director, producer and editor.-History:Ondi Timoner is the only director to win the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival twice. Born in Miami, Florida, Timoner graduated cum laude from Yale University, with a double major in American Studies and Theater...

    , film director
  • Dayanara Torres
    Dayanara Torres
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