A Quick Guide To: 12 Successful Liverpudlians & Their Achievements - From Chefs To Actors

Here Are 12 Liverpudlians From The Liverpool City Region That Have Graced The World With Their Talents

Paul Hollywood on The Great British Bake Off (Credit: Channel 4).
Paul Hollywood on The Great British Bake Off (Credit: Channel 4).

There are countless success stories from the people of the Liverpool City Region, this is by no means a comprehensive list, however, I do intend to make one, this is more so a quick look-up list for you to begin to realise the impact that the people that hail from the various Liverpool boroughs have upon the world.


Simon Rimmer

Simon Rimmer is a successful chef known for Channel 4's Sunday Brunch hails from Wallasey, Borough of Wirral, Liverpool City Region.


David Morrissey

David Morrissey has been described as 'one of the most versatile English actors of his generation' and has starred in The Walking Dead as The Governor, as well as in The City and The City, Blackpool, State of Play and Britannia. David Morrissey is from Kensington, City of Liverpool, Liverpool City Region.


Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard, the legendary LFC & England Captain is from Whiston, Borough of Knowsley, Liverpool City Region.


Alex Curran

Alex Curran, the high-flying model, fashion columnist and wife of Steven Gerrard is from Aintree, Borough of Sefton, Liverpool City Region.


Willy Russell

Willy Russell, the exceptionally successful Scouse playwriter known for 'Blood Brothers', 'Educating Rita' and 'Shirley Valentine' is from Whiston, Borough of Knowsley, Liverpool City Region.


Pete Burns

Pete Burns, the global Scouse LGBTQ+ icon founded the Liverpool band 'Dead or Alive' and was their lead vocalist and songwriter from Port Sunlight in Birkenhead, Borough of Wirral, Liverpool City Region.


Jamie Carragher

Jamie Carragher, the world-renown Scouse superstar played for LFC for his whole career and is now one of the key commentators for Sky Sports. Jamie Carragher is from Bootle, Borough of Sefton, Liverpool City Region.


Paul O'Grady

Paul O'Grady, the 'vampish Liverpudlian woman' as referenced in his LJMU Honorary Fellowship speech, is a Scouse LGBTQ+ icon, television presenter and broadcaster from Birkenhead, Borough of Wirral, Liverpool City Region.


Kim Marsh

Kim Marsh, the Coronation Street star and television presenter is from Whiston, Borough of Knowsley, Liverpool City Region.


Paul Hollywood

Paul Hollywood has rose to superstardom as the star of the Great British Bake Off on the BBC and then Channel 4, as well as the US version of the show. Paul Hollywood is from Wallasey, Borough of Wirral, Liverpool City Region.


Taron Egerton

Taron Egerton, is a proud Liverpudlian-come-Welshman has lead roles in Robin Hood, the Kingsmen franchise, Eddie the Eagle as well as the Elton John biopic, Rocketman. Taron Egerton is from Birkenhead, Borough of Wirral, Liverpool City Region.


Bill Ryder-Jones

Bill Ryder-Jones, lead singer of Liverpudlian band 'The Coral' is from West Kirby, Borough of Wirral, Liverpool City Region.


Something special about the Liverpool Metropolis is that Scousers from all corners of the Liverpool City Region weave the fabric that is Liverpool, and help make this city one of the most culturally important, historic and influential cities in the world.