- Darvin Ham, NBA forward (Wash Wizards)
- Francis Healy, Scottish rock musician (Travis)
- Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
- Kyle Walters, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
Monica Lewinsky, American White House intern (improper relationship with Bill Clinton), born in San Francisco, California
- Nomar Garciaparra, American MLB shortstop (6-time All Star), born in Whittier, California
- Omar Epps, American actor