List of Famous People who Lives in Colorado Springs:
– Angelica Hale – Singer, America’s Got Talent finalist.
– Wayne Allwine – was an American voice actor and one of the official Disney storytellers for Walt Disney Animation Studios; he provided voices in hundreds of projects since becoming a full time employee at the studio in 1978 until his death on May 18th, 2009. He was best known as Mickey Mouse from “Mickey’s Christmas Carol” (1983) to “The Prince and the Pauper” (1990).
– Tom Clancy – Author most famous for his international thriller novels which sold over 100 million copies worldwide. Some notable books include The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Rainbow Six , Clear and Present Danger among others .
– Mary Elitch – Born on January 21, 1851, Mary was an American actress and circus performer. She began working in her father’s traveling theater company when she was young before eventually marrying Charles Hermann who helped manage the Elitch Theatre Garden which opened up in 1890 . Many well know stars performed there including Charlie Chaplin and Will Rogers. The garden closed down during WWII but reopened after until it finally closed for good in 1994 .
– Thomas Horn – is an 11 year old boy from Frisco Texas who became famous after he won Jeopardy! Kids Week at age ten back in 2012. He has since been a guest star on several talk shows including Ellen with fellow kid contestant Sawyer Hell where they both competed against each other in a spelling bee.
– Penn Jillette – American magician who is half of the comedy magic duo “Penn & Teller”. The two have hosted their own show on FX called “”, written several books and performed all over the world .
– Jeff Dunham – An American comedian and ventriloquist who has been performing with his characters since the 1980s. He has also hosted several television specials, appeared in many films (most notably “A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas”) , wrote an autobiography and released a live album as well .
– Wynonna Judd – is an American country music singer one half of the duo The Judds alongside her mother Naomi from 1983 to 1991 when they disbanded after her mothers death. She later went on to release two solo albums before rejoining with her sister Ashley for four more records together until 2014. Her first studio record was certified five times platinum while others such as ‘Tell Me Why’ have earned RIAA certifications of six or seven times platinum.
– Dwayne Johnson – Is an American actor and professional wrestler who is signed to WWE under the ring name The Rock where he has won several championships including seven WWF/E Championships, two Intercontinental Championships, and one United States Championship over his career . As of 2015, Forbes listed him as the highest paid actor in the world at $64.0 million a year for total earnings between June 2014-2015 .
Chuck Wicks – country music singer was on season eight of American Idol until being eliminated during Top 12 week finishing up in seventh place overall with fellow contestant Brooke White taking sixth place that season.