5 Famous People from Pittsburgh


Andrew Carnegie tops our list of famous Pittsburghers.
Image From Theodore C. Marceau [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

One of the largest and most industrialized cities in the nation, Pittsburgh is a pretty famous city. Many of its residents, from artists to industrialists, are also very famous. The following celebrities and historical figures are 5 famous people from Pittsburgh.

Andrew Carnegie

The American steel industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie helped make the city of Pittsburgh the large metropolis it is today.

Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly, who was born near the city of Pittsburgh, redefined reporting methods in America through her investigative work on a number of important issues and topics.

Michael Keaton

The actor Michael Keaton is most famous for his role as Batman in Gotham City! Keaton himself was born near the Steel City.

Christina Aguilera

This soulful singer may have been born on Staten Island, but she spent the majority of her early life in nearby Rochester, Pennsylvania.

Andy Warhol

One of the most famous and influential American artists, Andy Warhol even has a museum dedicated to his work in right here in Pittsburgh.

Who is your favorite, famous Pittsburgher? Let us know in the comments below.


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