When people hear the name Detroit, most people envisage beautiful streets lined up with sleek cars. While this might be true considering that the city is one of the top car manufacturers in the United States, Detroit is also a great place to call home. The city is rich in history and culture and boasts of having numerous recreational centers, parks, and historically recognized places.
This beautiful waterfront city has been mesmerizing people for decades and is considered a unique vocational destination. With its great features, high livability and availability of numerous employment opportunities, Detroit city attracts thousands of visitors and new residents every year. It is also home to a number of very popular and prominent people, some of whom are listed below:
Marshall Bruce Mathers III
Popularly known as Eminem, Mathers is an iconic figure in the music industry. As a prominent rapper, producer, actor, and record executive, Mathers is considered by many people as one of the world’s greatest rappers in the history of rap music. Despite having a very successful solo career, Mathers was part of the now-defunct D12 hip hop group. He has also had successful collaborations with Royce da 5’9″ who is a native of Detroit. Mathers, on the other hand, was born in Missouri but currently lives outside Detroit city but within the popular Metro Detroit Area.
Elisabeth Rose Harnois
Born in1979, Harnois is a prominent actress originally from Detroit, MI whose professional acting career started at the tender age of 5 years. Some of her most prominent roles include the Alice in the children’s television series “Alice Adventures in Wonderland” by Disney and Morgan Brody in the recently concluded “Crime Scene Investigation” by CBS. Harnois is currently based in Los Angeles.
Kristen Anne Bell
Bell is another accomplished American actress from the Border town of Detroit where she was born and raised. She debuted as a professional actress in 1992 after previously featuring prominently in plays during her school life. Her role in “Veronica Mars” as the title character was her first prominent role as a professional actress. She also featured in the same role in the 2008 “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” comedy. Since then, Bell has enjoyed several prolific roles in popular films including Frozen Fever, You Again, When in Rome, and Frozen 2 among others.
Other popular residents of Detroit include exotic dancer Lottie ‘The Body’ Graves, fashion designer Anna Sui, entertainer Madonna Louise Ciccone, Rapper big Sean, and actor Timothy Alan Dick.