"Lifestyles of the rich and famous" Top 5 Page for this destination Jacksonville Favorite Tip by HSC123

Jacksonville General: 26 reviews and 20 photos

Favorite thing: Numerous celebrities either live in, used to live in or are from the Jacksonville area. Here is a list of some of the notable names tied to Jacksonville:

Yellowcard, Limp Bizkit, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mase, Tim McGraw, Ray Charles, The Allman Brothers Band, .38 Special, Molly Hatchet, Slim Whitman, 95 South, Puddle of Mudd

David Hasselhoff, Oliver Hardy, Jay Thomas, Bill Murray (regular tourist)

Kim Alexis, Leeanza Cornett (former Miss America), the winner of Tyra Banks' supermodel search

Pat Summeral, numerous professional football, golf and tennis stars, "Bullet" Bob Hayes, Artis Gilmore

Stephen Crane, Harriett Beecher Stowe, James Weldon Johnson, John Grisham (regular tourist)

While never a resident, Elvis Presley performed his first on-stage concert at Jacksonville's Florida Theatre. He had a regular suite at the Hilton Downtown, which still exists as the "Elvis Suite"

Jacksonville's Raines High School has been a prolific supplier of NFL talent. Numerous players in the NFL today are graduates of this school.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 8, 2004
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