Check out these 5 famous people who are from Grand Rapids that you may not have known are from here!

  • Taylor Lautner (Actor)

    He was born in Grand Rapids, but Lautner grew up in Hudsonville. He has been in The Adventures of Sharkboy, Lavagirl in 3-D, The Twilight Saga and Grown Ups 2!

    Video Credit: The Talko via Youtube

  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Boxer)

    The Money Team originated from right here in GR.  Floyd Mayweather Jr. was born in Grand Rapids!

    Video Credit: Boxing Now via Youtube

  • Eric Allan Kramer (Actor)

    Eric was born in Grand Rapids and raised in Edmonton,  Canada.  He has acted in Good Luck Charlie, The Hughleys and American Wedding.

    Video Credit: Fanlalatv via Youtube

  • Ray Bentley (former NFL Linebacker)

    Ray was born in Grand Rapids. During his NFL career, he played for a number of teams, including the Michigan Panthers and Oakland Invaders of the United States Football League. He also played in the National Football League for Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals.

    Video Credit: Five Count Publishing LLC

  • Jess Walton (Actress and Producer)

    Jess was born in Grand Rapids. She is best known for her roles on The Young and the Restless, The Peace Killers & Monkeys in the Attic.

    Video Credit: CBS via Youtube

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