Emma Stone is an Academy Award® winning actress who made her film debut in the 2007 high school comedy Superbad, went on to earn prominent roles in Zombieland, Easy A, The Help and La-La Land. She appeared on stage for the first time at the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona when she was eleven and never looked back on her dreams. Prior to re-locating to Los Angeles, Emma Stone grew up in her south Scottsdale home on the grounds of the Camelback Inn resort.
Undeniably one of the best if not the best player to ever play the game of Hockey, Wayne Gretzky called Arizona home for many years. Throughout his Hall of Fame career, Gretzky set records in both regular season and post-season play, holding the record for most career regular season goals, assist, points and hat tricks. Gretzky and his wife, actress Janet resided in their South Scottsdale mansion for several years after Gretzky retired and was the Coyotes head coach from 2005 to September 2009 when Gretzky stepped down as head coach and head of hockey operations of the Coyotes.
Paul Goldschimdt is a local legend here in Arizona. The 5 time MLB all-star has been at the forefront of the Diamondbacks for some time now. His Gold Glove at first base and silver slugger bat makes him one of MLB's and Arizona's greats. The future star first baseman makes his home in a large Scottsdale estate with wife Amy and their son.
Sandra Day O'Connor is a retired associate justice of the Supreme Court of The United States served as the first woman to ever serve the court.O'Connor made history when she became the first woman to be appointed the United States Supreme Court by then US. President Ronald Reagan in 1981.Since retiring in 2006, O'Connor resides in her Paradise Valley ranch home.
Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time. Phelps was born in Maryland but now resides in Scottsdale Arizona. Phelps moved to Arizona in 2015 to train for the Rio olympics and now that he is retired he plans to remain here and coach with Bob Bowman as a volunteer at ASU.
Perhaps one of the most influential individuals to walk this earth and one of the greatest boxers to step in the ring. Muhammad Ali will be forever remembered as one of America's greats. The Gold Medalist and 3 Time Heavyweight Champion Boxer called Paradise Valley home until his passing in 2016.
You won't find a football fan who is not familiar with the likeness of Larry Fitzgerald, the Arizona Cardinals all time leading scorer. The 10 time Pro Bowl and future hall of fame wide out, lives big too in his Paradise Valley mansion.
Since creating Fox Restaurant Concepts right here in Arizona in 1998, Sam Fox has created 15 restaurant concepts under the restaurant groups that comprises locations across the country comprised multi-faceted restaurants such as The Henry, Culinary Dropout and North Italia to name a few. Sam and his family reside sprawling estate within the Camelback East Community/Arcadia of Phoenix.
Cody Bellinger played in the 2007 Little League World Series for the Chandler, Arizona team and played high school baseball at Hamilton High School in Chandler where he was born and raised. In his first season in the majors, Bellinger played in 132 games with a .267 batting average, 39 home runs (a Dodger Record), and 97 RBIs. He was selected as the Sporting News NL Rookie of the Year.
Steven Spielberg is one of the most well known directors, producers and screen writters of this era. He has been in the film industry for more than four decades and is viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.
Alice Cooper is an american singer, songwriter and actor whose career has spanned over five decades. Cooper has done a number of different projects to give back to the community one of which is his Alice Cooper’s Rock Teen Center. This is a non profit organization in which the purpose is to help teens in the community through life and have a safe place to enjoy their own creative journey. Cooper currently lives in Phoenix Arizona.
The Two Time AP (Associated Press) NFL coach of the year and The current Arizona Cardinals National Football League coach (NFL) resides in Chandler, Arizona with his wife Christine in a sprawling 5,000 square foot estate.
The Saturday Night Live Cast Member grew up in Phoenix. After graduating from Phoenix's Xavier College Preparatory in 2005, where she did the morning announcements and continued her passion for comedy at Columbia College Chicago where she participated in The Second City comedy troupe and to SNL where she's been a member since 2012.
Kurt Warner is a former NFL Pro Bowl quarterback, Super Bowl MVP and Pro Football Hall of Fame member best known for leading two different franchises to a Superbowl with the AZ Cardinals and St. Louis/LA Rams. Warner is considered to be the best undrafted NFL player of all time. Warner now serves his vast knowledge for the game of football as an NFL analyst and philanthropist opening 'Treasure House' a home for young adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities, inspired by their son Zachary, struck with a traumatic brain injury as a baby. Kurt, wife Brenda and their seven kids reside in the heart of North Scottsdale.
Dan Majerle is the current Grand Canyon University Men's basketball head coach and restaurant owner of 6 restaurants called Majerle's Sport Grill. Marjerle's claim to fame came while playing his first 6 NBA seasons with the Phoenix Suns earning 3 All Stars and two NBA Second Team All Defensive honors. After his NBA playing career Majerle helped launch his restaurants across the valley while also serving as an assistant head coach for the Phoenix Suns before taking his current role as head coach for the GCU Antelope's men's basketball team. Mr. Majerle calls home in his Paradise Valley estate.
Former D-Back World Series MVP and Hall of Famer, Randy Johnson is a 5 time Cy Young award winner and a major part in the 2001 World Series win for the Diamondbacks. His 4,875 strikeouts is most all time for left handed pitcher; 2nd most ever, one of the best pitchers to ever play the game of baseball.Johnson lives in the Valley with his wife Lisa and their 3 children.
Raised in Scottsdale from a younger age, Matthews became the first player in modern NHL history to score four goals in his NHL debut. He scored 40 goals in his first season, the fourth teenager in league history to do so. During his rookie season, Matthews was ranked the second best active American player in the NHL. He was awarded the 2017 Calder Memorial Trophy as the top NHL rookie.
Jerry Colangelo is an American businessman who has owned numerous professional sports teams in Arizona including teams such as the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Rattlers and most notably known for helping investors and the MLB place together the Arizona Diamondbacks to which he served as managing general partner. Colangelo has earned numerous awards including being member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as well as helping initiate Grand Canyon University's School of Sports Business which bares his name.
You may know him as baseball's commentator for the Major League Baseball games, but before his broadcasting career, Joe Garagiola was a famous catcher for teams such as St. Louis, Giants, Cubs, and also the Cardinals. Joe Garagiola lived in a very prestigious area, here in Arizona, known as Paradise Valley until his death in 2016.
For Phoenix Suns MVP and all star point guard, Steve Nash bought a bought a Paradise Valley home in 2004 when he was with the Phoenix Suns.Nash lived in Paradise Valley before selling the 6,500-square-foot house, in 2015.
Barry Morris Goldwater, Sr. was an Arizona born politician, businessman, and author who was a five-term United States Senator from Arizona (1953–65, 1969–87) and the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 1964 election. Despite losing the election by a landslide, Goldwater is the politician most often credited for sparking the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the 1960s.
During his long career, Jeremy Roenick played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks over the course of his 18 NHL season career and represented Team USA in numerous international tournaments. In, 2007, he became the third American-born player to score 500 goals. Today, Roenick serves as a broadcaster for NBC while living with his wife Tracy and their two children in the Scottsdale community of Desert Foothills,
Hornacek played for The Phoenix Suns, from 1986-1992,averaging 13.7 points, including a career-high 20.1 points in his final season as a Sun, before being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in the summer of 1992 in the blockbuster deal that landed the Suns Charles Barkley. went on to coach the Phoenix Sun's franchise as head coach from 2013-2016 where he resided with his wife and three kids before moving to New York to coach for the New York Knickerbockers.
Former Chicago Cubs and Arizona D-Backs Gold Glove and World Series winning First Baseman and current D-Back Analyst resides in Paradise Valley with his two kids.
Alicia Keys is a singer, songwriter, producer, and an actress. Keys released her first album in 2001 and since has sold over 12 million copies world wide. The 5-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, actress, and NY Times best-selling author made her home in Paradise Valley with husband, record producer, Swizz Beatz and family.
Charles Barkley is one of the NBA all time greats. He is an eleven time NBA all-star and was the All-star MVP in 1991. From 1992-1996 he played with the Phoenix Suns and was later named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history.
American born architect, Frank Lloyd Wright was arguably one the most significant modern architects of the 20th Century. Wright then founded his own firm and developed a style known as the Prairie school, which strove for an "organic architecture" in designs for homes and commercial buildings.Over his career he created numerous iconic buildings. He died April 9, 1959 in Phoenix where his iconic winter estate and school in the desert began in 1937. Today it is the main campus of the School of Architecture at Taliesin and houses the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.
Mike Tyson is a former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005.He reigned as the undisputed heavy weight champion and holds the record for the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title. The Boxer and personality lived in Paradise Valley from 2005 - 2007.
Danica Patrick is a professional stock car racing driver. She is the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing, she also holds the only victory for women in an Indycar Series race. Danica lived in the Ancala nieghborhood of central Scottsdale until 2015.
The former Chicago White Sox slugging first baseman and Hall of Famer grew up in Scottsdale where At Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, Konerko was named the Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette. During is storied career, Konerko helped the White Sox win the 2005 World Series over the Houston Astros, the franchise's first since 1917. Konerko and his wife Jennifer live in Paradise Valley with their two children.
Lynda Carter is many things, a singer, songwriter, actress and a beauty pageant titleholder as she was named Miss World America in 1972. This being said it only makes sense that she is also Wonder Woman.
George Benson is Grammy Award® wining musician alternating between jazz, pop, R&B singing, and scat singing. His album Breezin' was certified triple-platinum, hitting no. 1 on the Billboard album chart in 1976.Still performing today, Benson lives with his wife of 50 years, Johnie Lee in Paradise Valley.
John Sidney McCain III is an American politician who currently serves as the senior United States Senator from Arizona, where he has served for 30 years. John raised his family with wife in Cindy in their Phoenix estate where they reside today.
The Italian born and world class architect made his home in the desert of Scottsdale, Arizona in 1956 until his death in 2013. During his career, Soleri helped create the urban experimental town of Arcosanti as a place to test his urban design possibilities which became internationally renowned.He adapted ceramics industry processes learned at this time to use in his award-winning designs and production of ceramic and bronze windbells and silt-cast architectural structures. To this day, ceramic and bronze bells continue to be produced and sold at Arcosanti in Yavaipia County and Cosanti in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Michael 'Mike' Wilbon is an ESPN commentator and former sportswriter, He is an analyst for ESPN and also co-hosted Pardon The Interruption.
Michael Bidwill is an executive for the Arizona Cardinals. After practicing law for six years as a federal prosecutor Bidwill joined the Cardinals organization as the Vice President and General Counsel in 1996. Today he is the president and lives in Paradise Valley with his wife and family.
Thomas Rouen is a former NFL punter winning two Superbowl during his long time career with the Denver Broncos. The former All Pro punter lives with his wife, former Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken in the north Scottsdale community of Grayhawk.
Jordin Sparks was born in Phoenix but raised in Glendale, Arizona . The pop singer made a name for herself when she went on and won season 6 of American Idol as a 17 year old which also made her the youngest winner in Idol history. The young star lived in Glendale with her parents including former NFL and ASU Sun-Devil star cornerback, Phillippi Sparks.
Bret Michaels is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He got his fame while he was the lead singer of the metal band Posion who have sold over 50 million records worldwide. The philanthropist, tv personality and musician resides in north Scottsdale's DC Ranch.
The comedian and actor who grew up in Scottsdale. He first got his start doing stand-up routines right here in Scottsdale, Arizona at the local nightclubs. He later made it big when he was offered the opportunity to appear on Saturday Night Live and appeared classic comedies such as 'Tommy Boy' and the tv series' 'Just Shoot Me'.
Frankie Muniz is an american actor, writer, musician, producer, race car driver and band manager. Muniz is probably most well known for his part in the hit television show “Malcolm In The Middle”. The current Dancing With The Stars contestant, Muniz resided in Scottsdale during his residence in Arizona near the luxury Troon North Golf Club.
Ron Santo was a Hall of Fame 3rd Baseman for the Chicago Cubs who was part of the organization for more than 50 years as a player and broadcaster.Today, Santo's legacy continues through the fight for the cure of diabetes, a disease which Santo dealt with from a young age until his death in 2010 through The Ron Santo Foundation located in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Shane Doan is future Professional Ice Hockey Hall of Fame player who played 22 season as the forward of the Arizona Coyotes. He began his career in 1995 with the Coyotes until his retirement in 2017. Doan is also the franchise all-time leading goal scorer. Shane retired from the Coyotes after the 2016-17 NHL season. Shane and his wife Andrea live in Scottsdale with their two children. Doan currently works for the Coyotes as a member of their front office.
Geoff Ogilvy is an Australian professional golfer who has won three world championships as well as the 2006 U.S. Open. The Australian born PGA player resides with his wife Juli and their three children in north Scottsdale.
Rickey Henderson is a former MLB player who played for nine different teams. Nicknamed "The Man Of Steal" he holds the major lead records for stolen bases, runs, unintentional walks and lead off home runs earning him an induction into the prestigious Baseball Hall of Fame.
The author, known for her vampire romance series "Twilight", lives in Cave Creek . The "Twilight" novels have gained worldwide recognition, won multiple literary awards and sold over 70M copies worldwide, with translations into 37 different languages around the globe. A film adaptation of "Twilight" was released in the United States on November 21, 2008. She also owns another smaller home in the Phoenix area.
John Fogerty is and American musician, he was the lead singer and guitarist of the band Creedence Clearwater Revival. He also had a very successful solo career. Rolling Stone magazine named him in the top 100 greatest guitarists.
Stevie Nicks is an American singer-songwriter who was best known for her work in Fleetwood Mac as well as her chart topping solo career. Between the two she sold over 140 million records.
Hugh Downs is a retired long-term American broadcaster, TV host, news anchor, producer, author, game show host and music composer. He is perhaps best known for his role as a co-host for NBC News. The Legendary television Broadcaster, whose name is bestowed for ASU’s Hugh Downs School of Human Communication is a resident of Paradise Valley.
Hale Irwin was one of the worlds leading PGA golfers from the mid 1970s to the mid 1980s. He won three U.S. Opens becoming the oldest champion ever at the age of 45. Hale resides with his wife Sally in a sprawling home in Paradise Valley.
James ''Jimmy'' Bowen is Hall of Fame country music record producer and former rockabilly singer. Bowen came to prominence when Frank Sinatra hired him as a record producer for Reprise Records producing smash with 1966's "Strangers in the Night", which went to No. 1 in the US and UK, and won three Grammy Awards in 1967, including Record of the Year.He currently lives with his wife Ginger in Paradise Valley.
John Patrick Michael "Pat" McMahon is best known for his portrayal of numerous characters on The Wallace and Ladmo Show, a daily children's variety show broadcast on KPHO-TV in Phoenix, Arizona.McMahon is also a longstanding fixture on the Phoenix broadcasting scene where he has worked at KRIZ, KOY, and KTAR radio where he can be heard on air waves to this day.
Donovan Mcnabb is a former NFL who played 13 seasons. Before his NFL career he played football and basketball at Syracuse University. While with the Eagles Mcnabb appeared in one Super Bowl and was honored in 6 Pro Bowls. In August 2016, McNabb became the lead analyst for beIN Sports college football coverage, and he also he joined ESPN Radio as an NFL analyst.McNabb and his college sweetheart, Raquel Ann Sarah Nurse, and children split their time between homes in New Jersey and Chandler, Arizona.
Jerry Riopelle is a musician and record producer from Phoenix, known primarily for his hard rock performances and for his record production.Riopelle is known for his performances at the Celebrity Theatre featuring a revolving stage. In 2001, Riopelle invented and patented the Beamz device for creating music using lasers.
Peter Kostis is an American golf analyst and instructor. He also known for being the instructor who coached Kevin Costner in the movie "Tin Cup". He is known for starting Learning Academy at Grayhawk Golf Club, Scottsdale AZ. Peter resides in the heart of Paradise Valley with wife Sandy.
Legendary radio host and personality, Beth McDonald is the host of; “Beth and Friends.” 30+ years later, it's the longest running local morning radio show in Phoenix! Beth is the heart of KESZ. You can listen to her weekday mornings 5am to 10am.Beth McDonald called the Sibbach Team to help her downsize. It was a pleasure helping her sell her house in the Cactus Corridor and find a new one near the Biltmore to buy!
Eric Chavez is a former professional baseball player for the Oakland Athletics and Arizona D Backs. During his career Chavez won six Gold Glove awards and the Silver Slugger award. Eric lived in a sprawling 3 acre Paradise Valley estate with his wife Alex from 2013-2016.
Martin Hanzal is a professional hockey player who is from Czech. Hanzal was originally drafted by the Arizona Coyotes and currently plays for the Dallas Stars. Mr. Hanzal called the north Scottsdale neighborhood of Grayhawk home for several years before being trading to another NHL franchise in 2016.
David Warren Ellefson is an American bassist and second-longest serving member of the American thrash metal band Megadeth from 1983 to 2002 and again from 2010 to present. David lives with his wife Julie and their kids in Scottsdale.
Billy Mayfair is a professional golfer who plays on the PGA tour. Mayfair was born in Phoenix and turned professional in 1988 winning five events on the PGA Tour, including the 1995 Tour Championship. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings, going as high as 26th in 1996. He holds the distinction of being the only player to ever beat Tiger Woods in a playoff on the PGA Tour (1998 Nissan Open).Mayfair lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Tami where he plays out of Estrella Mountain Ranch Golf Club.
Berke Bakay is the current Director, President and Chief Executive of restaurant group Kona Grill, Inc. and is the current owner of Arizona's own soccer team, Phoenix Rising Football Club. Berke, wife Luisa and their family, make their home in beautiful Paradise Valley.
Ray Whitney is considered to be one of the most underrated players in the NHL. After playing 17 years in the NHL he was given the nickname "The Wizard" for his incredible passing and play making. Whitney lived the DC Ranch community from 2011-13 while playing for the Phoenix Coyotes.
Kyle Lohse is a Major League Baseball player who has played for the Twins, Reds, Phillies, Cardinals, Brewers and Rangers. Lohse throughout his career has become 1 of only 14 pitchers do defeat all 30 MLB teams. Lohse previously lived in Scottsdale.