10 Famous People from Cincinnati Ohio

Cincinnati Ohio, best known best as the “Queen City in the West” or Cincy is a great architectural city. It is also known for great people who have graced the United States in all industries. Entertainment, business, politics or sports. The list is endless. The persons are numerous. Here is a list of 10 famous people from Cincinnati, Ohio.

1. Charles Manson
Charles Manson is famous for infamous reasons. He was a cult leader who was born on November 13, 1934, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He led a commune known as the Manson family. The commune caused the murder of actress Sharon Tate and four other people in her home. The commune committed about seven murders in total under his instruction.2. Ted Turner
Ted Turner, the founder of Cable News Network was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a great philanthropist and media mogul with a net worth of 2.2 Billion USD.

3. Rob Portman
Robert Jones Portman is the current junior United States Senator from Ohio. He was born Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a lawyer by profession and he previously served as the 14th US trade representative from 2005-2006. He was the 35th Director of the office of management and budget from 2006-2007.
4. Dave Parker
“The Cobra” as he was nicknamed remains that Baseball player that cannot be forgotten. He was a player in the Major League Baseball. He was a two -time batting champion of National League MVP in 1978. Parker was elected to the Reds Hall of Fame Class of 2014. He grew up in Cincinnati and now lives near Cincinnati in Loveland, Ohio with his wife.
5. Neil Armstrong
The first person to walk on the moon was Neil Armstrong. He was an astronaut and aeronautical engineer. He also taught at the university. Armstrong passed on in Cincinnati in 2012.
6. Roy Rogers
Roy Rogers show was epic in its times. Roy Rogers was nicknamed “The King of the Cowboys”. He was a great actor and singer known for the western musicals of his age. He appeared in over 100 films.
7. 98 Degrees boy band
The R&B singing group 98 Degrees can never be left out of a list of famous people from Cincinnati. The group is made up of brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre, and Jeff Timmons. All the members originated in Cincinnati. The brothers Drew and Nick Lachey were born here.
8. Katt Williams
Money Mike in Friday After Next comedy, Bobby Shaw in My Wife and Kids isKatt Williams. He too is from Cincinnati. He is known for stand-up comedy and as an actor. He is also a singer and of course a voice artist; the voice of Seamus in cats& Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore.
9. Stephenie Heinrich
Playboy magazine Cyber Girl model Stephanie Heinrich is from Cincy. She was born in Cincinnati 38 years ago. She is also an actress known for Marauders of 2016, Up with Dead People 2008 and Dead Horse, 2004.
10. William Howard Taft
The list of famous people of Cincinnati is never complete without the mention of the 27th President of the United States and the tenth Chief Justice. The only person who has ever held these offices. William Howard Taft was the President of the United States from March 4th, 1909 to March 4th, 1913.