List of Famous people born in Utah, United States of America
Gary Leon Ridgway, also known as the Green River Killer, is an American serial killer. He was initially convicted of 48 separate murders. As part of his plea bargain, another conviction was added, bringing the total number of convictions to 49, making him the second most prolific serial killer in United States history according to confirmed murders. He killed many teenage girls and women in the state of Washington during the 1980s and 1990s.
Jewel Kilcher is an American singer-songwriter, musician, actress, and author. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2015, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
Christine Diane Teigen is an American model, television personality, author, and entrepreneur. She made her professional modeling debut in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2010 and later appeared on the 50th anniversary cover alongside Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge in 2014. She formerly appeared as a panelist on the syndicated daytime talk show FABLife (2015–2016). She co-hosts the musical competition series Lip Sync Battle (2015–present) with LL Cool J and serves as a judge on the comedy competition series Bring the Funny (2019–present). Teigen has also authored two cookbooks.
Julianne Alexandra Hough is an American dancer, actress, singer and songwriter. In 2007, she joined the cast of ABC's Dancing with the Stars as a professional dancer, winning two seasons with her celebrity partners. After leaving the show in 2009, she returned in 2014 to serve as a permanent judge on Dancing with the Stars, a position she held until 2017. For her work on the series, she has received three nominations for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography winning once in 2015 with her brother Derek Hough and Tessandra Chavez.
Anthony Wilford Brimley was an American actor and singer. After serving in the United States Marine Corps and taking on a variety of odd jobs, he became an extra for western films, and in little more than a decade he had established himself as a character actor in films such as The China Syndrome (1979), The Thing (1982), Tender Mercies (1983), The Natural (1984), and Cocoon (1985). He was the longtime face of television advertisements for the Quaker Oats Company. He also promoted diabetes education and appeared in related commercials for Liberty Medical.
Nicole Muirbrook is an American model and actress.
Zachary Kapono Wilson is an American football quarterback for the BYU Cougars.
Derek Bruce Hough is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and singer.
Jenna Johnson Chmerkovskiy is an American Latin and ballroom dancer and choreographer. She first gained attention in 2013, as she finished ladies' third runner-up on So You Think You Can Dance season 10. Johnson continued her professional dancing career on Dancing with the Stars, winning her second season with her partner, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon.
Roseanne Cherrie Barr is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and presidential candidate. Barr began her career in stand-up comedy before gaining acclaim in the television sitcom Roseanne. She won an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her work on the show.