Top 15 Most Famous People From Toronto

Most famous in Toronto - DrakeToronto is a popular city and arguably the most famous city in all of Canada and with that, a lot of of popular actors, actresses, athletes, musicians, comedians and local superstars have been birthed from the 616!

Below you can browse and enjoy reading about some of the most famous people from Toronto. We had to limit it to just 15 because honestly, the list would be too long so these are the most actively pursued celebs in Toronto right now, if you think we missed someone, please leave a comment and let us know.

Popular People From Toronto

  1. Drake

    Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s. (Wikipedia)

  2. The Weeknd

    Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, known by his stage name, The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name “The Weeknd. (Wikipedia)

  3. Keanu Reeves

    Keanu Charles Reeves is a Canadian actor, director, producer, and musician. He gained fame for his starring role performances in several blockbuster films, including comedies from the Bill and Ted, The Matrix and John Wick. (Wikipedia).

  4. Deadmau5

    Joel Thomas Zimmerman, better known by his stage name deadmau5, is a Canadian record producer, DJ, musician, and composer. Zimmerman produces a variety of styles within the progressive house genre and sometimes other forms of electronic music. (Wikipedia)

  5. Jim Carrey

    James Eugene Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for his energetic slapstick performances. (Wikipedia)

  6. Margaret Atwood

    Margaret Eleanor Atwood CC OOnt FRSC is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, and environmental activist. (Wikipedia)

  7. Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland is a British-Canadian actor, producer, director, and singer-songwriter. (Wikipedia)

  8. Neil Young

    Neil Percival Young, OC OM, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter. (Wikipedia)

  9. Coco Rocha

    Coco Rocha is a Canadian Supermodel. (Wikipedia)

  10. Lights

    Lights is a Canadian musician, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her gold-certified albums The Listening and Siberia as well as singles “Drive My Soul”, “February Air”, “Ice”, “Second Go”, “Toes”, and “Up We Go”. (Wikipedia)

  11. Rachel McAdams

    Rachel Anne McAdams is a Canadian actress. After graduating from a four-year theatre program at York University in 2001, she initially worked in Canadian television and film productions. (Wikipedia)

  12. Frank Gehry

    Frank Owen Gehry, CC is a Canadian-born American architect, residing in Los Angeles. A number of his buildings, including his private residence, have become world-renowned attractions. (Wikipedia)

  13. Samantha Bee

    Samantha Jamie Bee is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, media critic, and television host. (Wikipedia)

  14. Mike Myers

    Michael John Myers OC is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer, who holds British citizenship. (Wikipedia)

  15. Honey Cocaine

    Sochitta Sal, known by her stage name Honey Cocaine, or Honey C, is a Canadian recording artist, rapper, and songwriter of Cambodian descent. (Wikipedia)

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Rex Jordan

Rex Jordan

I am the editor in chief of TorontoFox.com and I am currently residing in downtown Toronto with my wife and daughter while going to college for my masters in tourism.

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