List Of 5 Prominent People From Vancouver, Canada

This article is the fifth in a series of articles about the city of Vancouver by Summit Print Corporation - the sticker printing experts. This article is about five prominent people from the city of Vancouver. The previous article in our series was about Vancouver's major professional sports teams.

City of Vancouver, BC Canada at night

Vancouver, Canada, is one of the most well-known cities in Canada, as well as North America, which is why it’s not surprising that a lot of prominent people are from the city. If you want to know who are some of the most famous people from Vancouver are, then continue to read the rest of this article.

1. Alexander Ludwig

Alexander LudwigAlexander Ludwig is a famous actor who has starred in many big budget films and alongside some of the most famous actors in the industry, including Adam Sandler. He is also very well-known for his role in the hit series called The Vikings, which he plays the son of character Ragnar Lothbrok. Some of the movies he has played in include Lone Survivor, The Hunger Games, and The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, and something many people don’t know about him is he was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada which means he is one of the most famous actors from the city.

2. Kim Campbell

Kim CampbellOne of the most prominent and well-known politicians in Canada is from Vancouver, and her name is Kim Campbell. If her name sounds familiar, it’s because she served as the 19th Prime Minister of the country back in 1993. She is also a lawyer, writer, and a diplomat, and she has enjoyed a highly successful political career. She is also well-educated, and she has a Bachelor’s degree in political science, which she earned at the University Of British Columbia in Vancouver.

3. Nancy Greene

Nancy at Sun Peaks in 2000Another prominent person from Vancouver, is Nancy Greene, who is a senator in British Columbia, and she was a champion alpine skier. In fact, she was so talented that she was voted as the country’s Female Athlete of the 20th Century. She had competed in three Winter Olympics, with one being in 1960, 1964 and the third being 1968, which is when she won gold. It is also worth pointing out that she has won numerous awards for her sporting performances and contributions, with one of them being the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Officer of the Order of Canada award.

4. Drew And Johnathon Scott

Drew Scott and Jonathan Scott World Dog Awards 2015 (cropped)If these names sound familiar, it’s because Drew and Johnathon Scott are twin brothers who are better known as the Property Brothers, which is a very popular show that airs around the world and they run a successful company. What you may not know is the brothers were born and raised in Vancouver, and they still call the city their home. The brothers are known for their work in home renovation and real estate, and they are some of the most sought out professionals in the industry. The brothers make guest appearances at many events around Canada, the US and the rest of the world.

5. Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen - Walmart Soundcheck October 2012 - BTSThis singer is also from Vancouver, and she is one of the most recognizable pop singers in the world. One of Carly Rae Jepsen‘s most famous songs is Call Me Maybe, which went on to top the charts, and she has won plenty of awards for her work, and this includes Grammy’s and Juno’s. As of May last year, the singer has sold over 19 million records around the world, and it’s no secret why she is successful. She has a lot of talent, and she is known for being a hard worker.

Many prominent people are from Vancouver, Canada and who still reside there. Carly Rae Jepsen, Johnathon & Drew Scott, Nancy Greene, Kim Campbell and Alexander Ludwig are only a few. However, they are some of the most well-known figures that are from the city.