Hacienda Heights, California - Notable Natives and Residents

Notable Natives and Residents

  • Andy DeMize, rock musician
  • Brian Tee, American actor
  • Caprice Bourret, actress and model
  • David Lee, photographer and film director
  • Esperanza Martinez, painter
  • Fergie, singer, The Black Eyed Peas
  • Jill Sterkel, 2-time Olympic champion freestyle swimmer
  • Josh Keaton, actor and singer, The Spectacular Spider-Man
  • Kevin Song, professional poker player
  • Marie Luv, pornographic actress
  • Marc Yu, child musician
  • Michael Smith, former All-America basketball player at BYU and first-round pick of the Boston Celtics (13th overall), current television and color announcer for Los Angeles Clippers
  • Ralph Brown, NFL cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals
  • Ryan Sakoda, professional wrestler
  • Scott Williams, professional NBA basketball player
  • Shaun Cody, defensive tackle for the Houston Texans
  • Troy Tanner, professional volleyball player
  • Jeff Garcia (voice actor), Voice Actor and Comedian

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