List of Famous people born in Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Chris Eubank Jr.
Christopher Livingstone Eubank Jr. is a British professional boxer. He has held the WBA interim middleweight title since 2019 and previously held the same title in 2015. He also held the IBO super-middleweight title twice between 2017 and 2019, and at regional level the British middleweight title in 2016. As of May 2020, he is ranked as the world's fourth best active middleweight by BoxRec and eighth by The Ring magazine. He is the son of former two-weight world boxing champion Chris Eubank.
Katrina Amy Alexandra Alexis Price, known previously by the pseudonym Jordan, is an English media personality, model and businesswoman.
Russell Kenneth Alexander Martin is a professional football coach and former player. He is the head coach of Championship club Swansea City.
Samantha Zoe Womack is a British actress, singer, model and director who has worked in film, television and stage.
Jessie Mei Li
Jessica Mei Li is an English actress. She stars as Alina Starkov in the Netflix fantasy series Shadow and Bone. Li appeared in the 2019 production of All About Eve and has an upcoming film role in Edgar Wright's Last Night in Soho.
Nigel Kennedy is an English violinist and violist. His early career was primarily spent performing classical music, and he has since expanded into jazz, klezmer, and other music genres.
Holly Marie Willoughby is an English television presenter, model and author. She is currently the co-presenter of ITV's This Morning (2009–present) and Dancing on Ice alongside Phillip Schofield.
George Henry Simmons Garton is an English cricketer who plays for Sussex County Cricket Club. He is a left-handed batsman who bowls left-arm medium-fast. He made his first-class debut for Sussex against the Leeds/Bradford MCC University side in April 2016. Prior to his first-class debut, Garton was named in England's U19 squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Lesley Ann Manville is an English actress. She is known for her frequent collaborations with director Mike Leigh, with her winning the London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actress of the Year for the films All or Nothing (2002) and Another Year (2010), and the National Board of Review Award for Best Actress for the latter.
Paul James O'Grady MBE, is an English comedian, television presenter, actor, writer, radio host, producer, and former drag queen. He achieved notability in the London gay scene during the 1980s with his drag queen persona Lily Savage, with which he went mainstream in the 1990s. O'Grady subsequently dropped the character and in the 2000s became the presenter of various television and radio shows, most notably The Paul O'Grady Show.
Chimene Mary "Chemmy" Crawford-Alcott is an English former World Cup alpine ski racer. She competed in all five disciplines: downhill, super G, giant slalom, slalom and combined.
David Paul Greenfield was an English keyboardist, singer, and songwriter who was a member of rock band The Stranglers. He joined the band in 1975, within a year of its formation, and played with them for 45 years until his death.
Amanda Jacqueline Redman, is an English actress, known for her role as Sandra Pullman in the BBC One series New Tricks (2003–2013) and as Dr. Lydia Fonseca in The Good Karma Hospital (2017–2020). She gained BAFTA TV Award nominations for At Home with the Braithwaites (2000–2003) and Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (2014). Her film roles include For Queen and Country (1988), Sexy Beast (2000) and Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001).
Bella Emberg was an English comedy actress whose television career spanned 60 years.
Antony Gordon Hawksworth, MBE, known professionally as Tony Hawks, is a British comedian and author.
Michael Louis David Fabricant is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1992: for Mid Staffordshire until 1997, and since then for Lichfield in Staffordshire.
Lloyd Cameron Russell-Moyle is a British Labour Co-operative politician who was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Brighton Kemptown in the 2017 general election. He retained his seat in the 2019 general election.
Conor Paul Maynard is an English singer, songwriter, actor and YouTuber. Born and raised in Brighton, he signed a recording contract with Warner Music Group in 2011. Maynard rose to fame in 2012 when he was nominated for, and subsequently won, MTV's Brand New for 2012 award. His debut album, Contrast, was released in July 2012 which produced the successful single “Can't Say No".
Redmond Symons is an English-born Australian musician, and television and radio personality. He was the lead guitarist in the band Skyhooks, the snide judge of 'Red Faces', and a judge on talent search show Australia's Got Talent. He hosted ABC Radio Melbourne's breakfast show from 2003 until 2017.
Catherine Elizabeth "Caitlin" Moran is an English journalist, author, and broadcaster at The Times, where she writes three columns a week: one for the Saturday Magazine, a TV review column, and the satirical Friday column "Celebrity Watch".