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Famous People from West Palm Beach, Florida

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Located in the southeasternmost of the United States, Florida is known for its hundreds of beaches. Palm Beach is one of the most popular towns in Florida. It is no secret that the city has an incredible amount of wealth. Not only the city is known as the hometown of man popular millionaires, billionaires, and celebrities. From the Cassadee Pope to Nicole Beharie, many famous people are from the general are nearby by the downtown area and also by our local West Palm Beach physical therapist. In this post, we are going to read about those popular people who call West Palm Beach, Florida their home. So, let’s get started.

 

Cassadee Pope (Platinum-certified singer-songwriter)

 

Born on 28th August 1989 in West Palm Beach, Florida, Cassadee is an American songwriter, singer, and Musician. She is also known as a Grammy-nominated, Platinum-certified singer-songwriter. She started her solo career in 2012 and then released 2 EPs and 2 studio albums. She also took part in the 3rd season of The Voice and became the first winner (female) in 2012. 

 

Continuing her singing journey, in 2015 she released ‘I am Invincible’ as a lead singer for her second studio album. Moreover, she has also recorded a duet with Chris Young in 2015, Think of You which comes in the airplay chart in the U.S in May 2016. Also, they have nominated for the best country Duo/Group Performance. In 2019, she came up with her full-length studio album Stages after parted ways with BMLG records in 2017. 

 

Nicole Beharie (American Actress)

 

Nicole Beharie, also known as Nikki is an American actress born in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is known for her TV series Sleepy Hollow. Born and Brought-up in Florida, she attended the South Carolina Governor’s High School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville before she studied drama at Juilliard in 2003-2007. Nicole made her debut in the movie The Express in 2008 as a leading role. She also had another leading role in My Last Day Without you in 2011. In the biopic of Rachel Robinson, she played her character and then also hit series with Sleepy Hollow which was an updated fantasy based on the short story of Washington Irvings.

 

Douglas Kenney (co-founder of National Lampoon)

 

Born on 10 December 1947 in West Palm Beach, Florida, Douglas Kenny was a popular humorist who founded humor magazine National along with Rob Hoffman and Henry Beard. He also edited the magazine and written much of its initial material. Moreover, later he helped launch Lampoon comedy albums as well as live shows. 

 

Kenney also co-writes one of the ht comedies Animal House starring John Belushi and Caddyshack with Chevy Chase and Bill Murrey. He died in 1980 after falling from a crumbling cliff during his vacation on the Hawaiian Island. However, some rumors suggested that his death was a suicide, but it was never proved. 

 

Tiffany Trump (Daughter of Donald Trump)

 

Born on October 13, 1993, Tiffany is the youngest daughter of Donald Trump, the U.S President born in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is from the second wife of Trump, Marla Maples. They both had an affair while he was married to Ivana Trump. After he divorced his first wife, Tiffany was born. He married Maples after Tiffany’s birth and their married life lasts for 6 years and then they got divorced in 1999. 

 

Tiffany graduated in 2016 with a double major in urban affairs and sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. She has dabbled in several media and worked as an intern at Vogue magazine, and also released a one-off pop single in 2011, ‘Like a Bird.’ In 2016, when Trump won the GOP presidential nomination, Tiffany became an official daughter in 2017 when Trump took office. 

 

Taylor Blackwell

Taylor Blackwell was born in West Palm Beach, Florida on September 2nd, 1998. She started her acting career when she was 5 years old. She has appeared in several National films, commercials, TV network programs, and theatre production. She gained popularity for her role as Lauren Evans on the original series of Starz, “Magic City’ as well as for her role as Susie in Dolphin Tale 2. Not only this, she has done several catalogs, national print campaigns, and voice-overs. She was also nominated as a Young Artist Award for her work in Army Wives, Magic City, and Tweet- The Series. 

 

Wrapping the post

 

Palm Beach is full of celebrities and it is no wonder the reason for its popularity. With a tropical climate and clear blue waters, Palm Beach makes the favorite destination of many Millionaires and Billionaires. However, when it comes to famous people from West Palm Beach Florida, the above mentioned are in the hit list.