Famous People from San Antonio, TX

San Antonio is found in the south-western end of the Texas Triangle and it plays a significant role in the US history. The city boasts a mixture of cultures, and it features some of the most scenic views in the nation. There are so many things that attract people to San Antonio, and it is no surprise that this cool gem is home to some of the most renowned celebrities in the United States. Below are some of the most famous people from San Antonio, TX.

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  • Megan Jovon Ruth Pete

Popularly known as Megan Thee Stallion, this American singer, rapper, and songwriter was born in February 1995 in San Antonio. Megan rose to the public scene when videos of her free-styling went viral on Instagram and other social media platforms. In 2018, Megan signed to 300 Entertainment, and one year later, she released her first mix-tape, ‘Fever’. In early 2020, she released two albums, ‘the Extended Play Suga’ and ‘Good News’, her debut studio album. Both albums peaked in Bilboard 200’s top 10.

Some of the hits that did quite well in 2020 include her feature on ‘WAP’ (Cardi B’s sinlge) and the ‘Savage’ remix that featured Beyonce. All through her career, Stallion has received an array of accolades, including 5 BET Hip Hop awards, 2 BET awards, and 2 MTV Video Music Awards. She also has three Grammies and one Billboard Women in Music award. During the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, Megan became the 1st female hip-hop artist to win the ‘Best New Artist’ award, since Lauryn Hill’s win in 1999.

  • Jared Tristan Padalecki

Jared is a San Antonio-born actor best known for his role as Sam Winchester in ‘Supernatural’ a highly popular TV series. Jared rose to fame early in the 2000s after making appearances in ‘Gilmore Girls’, and other films such as ‘House of Wax’ and ‘New York Minute’.

  • Allyson Brooke Hernandez

Allyson was born in July 1993 in San Antonio. She is famously known as being a member of the girl singing group ‘Fifth Harmony’. Brooke started establishing herself as a solo artist in 2017, featuring of ‘Look at Us Now’ together with ASAP Ferg. In January 2018, Brooke released her first single, ‘Perfect’, in which she featured DJ Topic. During the 90th Academy Awards. Red carpet pre-show, she sang an assortment of songs from an array of Oscar-winning films. After ‘Fifth Harmony’ got into a heated hiatus, Brooke went solo, signing a record deal with Atlantic.




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