Top 10 Celebrities in Atlanta, GA
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SoCal isn't the only place in the US that famous people want to live. The "Dirty Souf" is full of celebrities. Here is a short list of ten of the biggest names that call Atlanta their home. Do you know any others?
|1. ||Whitney Houston/Bobby Brown - Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston are the Atlanta area's most notorious couple. Brown has racked up a variety of traffic and drug possession violations committed while in the Atlanta metro area. The crazy couple are often seen living it up at Atlanta's posh The Palm restaurant.|
|2. ||Michael Vick - Mike Vick is possibly the craziest celebrity who can call (though may not want to anymore) Atlanta his home. The star QB from Virginia Tech was supposed to evolve the QB position in the NFL for the 21st century. Now, he is facing dogfighting charges and may never see the gridiron again.|
|3. ||Jane Fonda - It wouldn't be fair to talk about Ted without talking about his former other half, Jane Fonda. While some have never forgiven "Hanoi Jane," for the most part she is accepted in Atlanta. In comparison to Ted, she offers little controversy. She is actively involved with local charities. G-CAPP, which seeks to combat teen pregnancy, is her current pet cause.|
|4. ||Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog - Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy are moving to Atlanta. The Center for Puppetry Arts is set to be the definitive Jim Henson museum with everything from original puppets to sketches from his personal collection.|
|5. ||Elton John - Why Elton John maintains a home in Atlanta is anybody's guess. Maybe it's a tax write-off. Regardless, local companies and causes drop his name frequently. The always quirky and extravagent musician is definitely a worldwide legend, and locally, he will also be remembered as a great contributer to a wide variety of charities and causes, especially AIDS related programs.|
|6. ||Ted Turner - Perhaps the best example of Southern eccentricity, this idiosyncratic media mogul provides sound bites for the ages. Yet under the spitfire personality and questionable viewpoints, lies a savvy businessman that has accrued wealth beyond most people's imagination. He now has a chain of bison restaurants. Even though he mainly lives in Montana now, his mark has forever been left on Atlanta.|
|7. ||Julia Roberts - Born in Snellville, Georgia, Julia Roberts has gone as far from small town girl as she could be. Known for her wacky interviews and outrageous love life, she keeps the rag tags in business.|
|8. ||Little Richard - The wild and unique singer and entertainer has been wowing audiences for decades. Love him or hate him, he's definitely a one of a kind. Little Richard hails from Macon, Georgia.|
|9. ||Nancy Grace - Nancy Grace is a high profile pundit on both CNN and Court TV. The no-nonsense Grace is never afraid to give her honest opinion. Grace had to "eat crow" when the not guilty verdict in the Michael Jackson trial was delivered.|
|10. ||Ludacris - Ludacris is one of the most creative and colorful rap stars, bringing a Southern edge to his rhymes that is influencing the entire hip hop world.|
|11. ||Jeff Foxworthy - This comedian from Hapeville, Georgia has made a name for himself with his trademark "You might be a redneck" one liners. From books to videos and constant touring, Foxworthy has turned redneck humor into a profitable enterprise.|
|12. ||Jennifer Wilbanks - Jennifer Wilbanks leaped into the national spotlight after she ran away the week of her wedding and falsely claimed she had been kidnapped. Now the "runaway bride" is seeking to profit from her mistakes, much to the chagrin of the city of Duluth.|
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Mike Vick is such an idiot..
Comment by: Pratt
Wow This list is lacking 2 say the least. I giv it a 2 mainly bcuz who the hell leaves JANET JACKSON off a list title Top 10 Celebrities n Atlanta GA Also might i Add Jermaine Durpee JJz Rappa/Producer B.F. T.I & Tiny(excape) multi platinum Rap & RnB artist. Trisha Yearwood platinum Country Singer. Outkast rap group. Usher DUH platinum RnB n Pop God.
Comment by: LuvIzMe
P.s. Whitney does'nt live in Atlanta anymore. but other celebz that do and or have homes here r . Dallas Austin, Chilli of TLC n DA baby mom, Ne-yo, Goodie Mob, Young Jezzy, i mean theres more and in case u hadn't realised Atlanta is Black Hollywood.
Comment by: LuvIzMe