• Famous People from Boca Raton, Florida

  • Boca Raton is home to some of the greatest people and talents ever to grace the world stage. From athletes to superstars like Ariana Grande, the city never runs out of talent. Although most of them no longer live in the coastal city, they still have roots there. Maybe on your visit to the south Florida city, you’ll run into one of the many celebrities that call Boca Raton home. Before you pack your bags and go on a celebrity hunt, you need to know who you’re looking for, right? Well, here’s a short list of some of the best-known faces from Boca Raton, FL.

    Jon Bon Jovi
    A member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Jon Bon Jovi is a cultural and musical icon whose influence kick-started the careers of dozens of artists. He has 130 million album sales under his belt, making him one of the bestselling artists in the world. According to Billboard magazine, ‘Power 100’, Jovi is ranked as the fiftieth most influential and powerful names in the music industry. A former New Jersey visited Boca Raton and fell in love with the city’s scenic beauty where he now lives. You can spot him on the streets or kicking back in one of the restaurants in the city.

    Nicko McBrain
    Another famous face in the halls of music, almost every rock lover has a poster of McBrain. The drummer of the heavy metal band, Iron Maden, McBrain has been part of an epic journey that saw the transformation of heavy rock music from an exclusive and misunderstood art form to the mainstream stage. The drummer bought his Boca Raton for $244,000 back in 1989. He also owns a condo in the area, so if you’re looking for a house in Boca Raton, start your search there.

    Ariana Grande
    The public darling Ariana Grande while not a native Boca Raton resident, she is one of the city’s favorite daughters. Grande was born in Phoenix, Arizona and later relocated to Boca Raton. She came to stardom after releasing her album ‘Yours Truly’ which was certified double platinum. The album was featured in the top ten of ‘Billboard Hot 100’ list. That’s not all though, Grande also starred in several television shows including ‘Victorious’ on Nickelodeon.

    Adam Sandler
    The former ‘Saturday Night Live’ member and actor bought his mom a house at The Parker, an exclusive community in Boca Raton. He’s a regular visitor to the city while he’s not filming his next box office hit.