Most famous for its sports and recreational attractions, Arlington is a city that appeals to a good number of people, celebrities included. Let us have a look at some of the most renowned people in the US that hail from this lovely and lively Texas City:
- Madison Michelle Pettis
Madison is an American actress who was born in July 1998 in Arlington. She is best known for her outstanding roles in an array of film works and TV series including ‘Cory in the House’, ‘The Game Plan’, and ‘Life with Boys’. She also appeared in one episode of ‘Hannah Montana’, in which she played the role of the president’s daughter. In 2007, Madison was the Disney Channels’ Games commentator, and she acquired a voice over role in ‘Special Agent’, a Disney Channel animated series. In the year 2009, Madison made an appearance in the game show (syndicated version) ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?’ as herself.
- Mitchell Coby Michael Grassi
Mitchell is a 1992 Arlington-born American musician, singer, arranger and songwriter. Coby is most famous for his high tenor vocal ability. He rose to fame as the performer and founder of two groups; Pentatonix (a quintet a cappella group) and Superfruit (a duo featuring Scott Hoying). From May 2019, Pentatonix has released a total of 10 albulms, two of which have hit the number one position, featuring 4 songs in the US Billboard Hot 100. The group won 3 Grammies as “the first a cappella group to achieve mainstream success in the modern market”. Superfruit, on the other hand, has more than 2.5 million subscribers on their YouTube channel, accumulating a total of more than 392 million views. His incredibly versatile and high tenor voice has seen him gain global recognition.
- Maren Larae Morris
Maren was born in April 1990. This American record producer, singer and songwriter hails from Arlington, TX. Since the beginning of her career, Maren has released 2 studio albums. In 2015, Maren Morris, her extended play, appeared on two Billboard charts. ‘Hero’, her major label debut album, got to number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, as well as #1 on the Top Country Albums Chart. The album also got certified platinum in the US. Maren is a member of ‘Highwomen’, a group made up of Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby and Amanda Shires. Maren released ‘Walk On’, her first ever album, in the year 2005.