St. Louis Celebrities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s a list of some local all-stars who made a name for themselves in the arenas of sports, publishing, music and television.

Christine BrewerChristine Brewer

The Grammy Award-winning songstress has achieved stellar reviews for her performances in the world’s most renowned opera houses.

 

 

 

Chuck BerryChuck Berry

The “Father of Rock and Roll” calls St. Louis home and still treats the crowd at Blueberry Hill to a monthly jam session.

 

 

 

Jackie Joyner-KerseeJackie Joyner Kersee

This Olympic medalist is not only a track and field all-star, but an advocate for kids and her community.

 


Ozzie Smith
Ozzie Smith

This beloved former Cardinals player is a fixture in the city’s philanthropy circle.

 

 

 

 

Mickey CarrollMickey Carroll

From the city beneath the Arch to somewhere over the rainbow, Mickey Carroll has entertained people for more than eight decades.

 

 

 

Mary EngelbreitMary Engelbreit

A world renowned artist and illustrator whose licensed artwork is featured on hundreds of products, including calendars, best-selling children’s books, millions of greeting cards sold each year, and thousands of gifts, crafts and home accents.

 

 

Rusty WallaceRusty Wallace

Rusty Wallace, a NASCAR® champion is well known for his skill behind the wheel of the #2 car.

 

 

 

 

Russ MitchellRuss Mitchell

This native St. Louisan has made a name for himself as a news anchor on CBS’s “The Early Show.”

 

 

 

 

Christina MachamerChristina Machamer

This divine chef from St. Louis graduated from Culinary Institute of America and won the fourth season of Fox Network’s reality cooking show Hell’s Kitchen.

 

 

 

Ridley PearsonRidley Pearson

Ridley Pearson is the author of more than twenty novels, including the New York Times bestseller KILLER WEEKEND; the Lou Boldt crime series; and many books for young readers.

 

 

 

Naam PruittNaam Pruitt

This local Thai cooking instructor and cookbook author prides herself on using fresh, local ingredients.

 

 

 

NellyNelly

Known for his tracks celebrating “the Lou,” this hip hop star also runs a nonprofit organization.

 

 

 

 

Gretchen WilsonGretchen Wilson

This American country music star was influenced by the music she wrote and listened to music had a huge influence on what she would write and listen too.

 

 

 

David SanbornDavid Sanborn

This American alto saxophonist was influenced by St. Louis’ strong blues roots.

 

 

 

 

Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow

This St. Louis native elementary school music teacher has won nine Grammy Awards and sold more than 35 million records worldwide.

 

 

 

Ken HitchcockKen Hitchock

This local St. Louisan is St. Louis’ Blues Hockey coach and his goal during the winter season is to have fun.

 

 

 

Christine EllisChristine Ellis

This local St. Louisan has a love for horses and St. Louis’ history led her to a career with St. Louis Carriage Company where she helps visitors explore St. Louis.

 

 

 

Eric C. RhoneEric Rhone

This St. Louisan has guided the career of pal Cedric the Entertainer since his college days.

 

 

 

 

Evan MakovskyEvan Makovsky

He’s young, single and host of his own show on a St. Louis all-sports radio station.

 

 

 

 

Kyle UlmerKyle-Ulmer

A head trainer in charge of the sea lions and seals at the Saint Louis Zoo’s First Bank Sea Lion Show.