Celebrity Sightings on St. Croix

girl sunbathing on the beach chairThanks to a recent Facebook post by St. Croix resident Jerry Merten, which floated around the local crowd and received more than 100 comments, here is a list of celebrities / politicos / dignitaries who have been seen on the beautiful island of St. Croix (alphabetical by first name or title):

  • Al Kaline (baseball player)
  • Alan Alda
  • Amanda Beard (swimmer)
  • Amar’e Stoudemire (NBA basketball player)
  • Andrew Young (politician)
  • Andrew Zimmern
  • Ann Hampton Calloway
  • Annie Leibovitz (photographer)
  • Alphonso Ribeiro (Carlton from Fresh Prince)
  • Art Linkletter
  • BB King
  • Bert and Jackie Kilbride (scuba divers)
  • Bertie Higgins (vocalist)
  • Bill Murray
  • Bill O’Reilly
  • Billy Williams
  • Bob Ross (PBS artist)
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Boog Powell (baseball player)
  • Boots Randolph
  • Brooks Robinson (baseball player)
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Burt Lancaster
  • Burt Reynolds
  • Byron Nelson
  • Calypso Rose
  • Carter Family (Rosalynn, Lillian and more)
  • Chelsea Clinton
  • Cheryl Tiegs (model)
  • Chi Chi Rodriguez
  • Chippendales
  • Chris Berman
  • Chris Evert
  • Chris Parnell
  • Christopher Lloyd
  • Chuck Norris
  • Cliff Drysdale (tennis)
  • Cliff Robertson (actor)
  • Craig Nettles
  • Dan Akyrod
  • Danny Glover
  • Dave Mason
  • Dave Winfield
  • David Copperfield
  • Debbie Meyer (Olympic swimmer, 3-time gold medalist)
  • Deborah Coleman
  • Dick Cavett
  • Dick Newick
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Don Johnson
  • Donavan (vocalist)
  • Duff Goldman
  • Ed O’Ross (actor)
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Enos Slaughter
  • Evan Jonigkeit
  • Fat Boys (musical group)
  • Faye Dunaway
  • Foghat (musical group)
  • Gato Barbieri
  • Gene Sarazen
  • George Blanda
  • Geraldine Ferraro
  • Geraldo Rivera
  • Gil Gerard
  • Henry Saint Clair Fredericks (aka Musician Taj Mahal)
  • Henry Winkler
  • Herman Wouk
  • Huey Lewis
  • James “Book ’em Danno” MacArthur
  • James Brown
  • Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Jennifer Runyon
  • Jerry Quarry (boxer)
  • Jimmy “Dy-no-mite” Walker
  • Jimmy Buffet
  • Jimmy Demaret
  • Jimmy Thackery
  • Joan Rivers
  • John Amos
  • John Force and daughters NHRA drag racing team
  • John Havlicek (basketball)
  • John Wayne
  • Johnny Mize
  • Jonathan Edwards
  • Josh Davis (Olympic gold medalist)
  • Judd Hirsch
  • Julius Irving (basketball)
  • Kanye West
  • Karen Jappy
  • Kathleen Turner
  • Kelly LeBrock (actress)
  • Kelly Ripa
  • Kennedy Family (Ted, Patrick, Ethel)
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Kevin McKidd (Dr. Owen Hunt, from the TV show Grey’s Anatomy)
  • Kid Rock
  • Kim Coles
  • Kim Kelly (football)
  • Koko Taylor
  • Lance Armstrong
  • Lavar Burton
  • Lecy Goranson (Becky, from the TV show Roseanne)
  • Leslie Caron
  • Lisa Hartman Black
  • Loretta “Hot Lips Hulihan” Swit (actress)
  • Los Lobos (musical group)
  • Louis Farrakhan
  • Lowell Weicker
  • Luke Halpin (Sandy, from the TV show Flipper)
  • Lyle Lovett
  • Maria Muldar
  • Mark Spitz (gold medal winning Olympic swimmer)
  • Martha Stewart
  • Martina Arroyo (opera singer)
  • Mary Travers (Peter, Paul & Mary)
  • Maureen O’Hara (lived on-island)
  • Mavis Staples
  • Mayor David Dinkins (New York City)
  • Melissa Rivers
  • Meshack Taylor
  • Michael Jackson
  • Michael York
  • Misty Dawn Hyman (Olympic swimmer, gold medalist)
  • Mohammed Ali
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Mykal Rose
  • Nestor Torres
  • Pheobe Snow (vocalist)
  • President Bill Clinton
  • President George Bush. Sr.
  • President Jimmy Carter
  • Prince William
  • Prince Harry
  • Princess Diana
  • R.L. Stein
  • Raja Bell
  • Ralph Davis (sailor)
  • Randy Johnson (baseball player)
  • Regina King
  • Richard Anderson
  • Rita Marley
  • Robert Culp
  • Rowdy Gaines (Olympic gold medalist)
  • Roy Schneider
  • Sally Jesse Raphael
  • Santonio Holmes
  • Scott Pelly
  • Sean Connery
  • Secretary of State Hilary Clinton
  • Seth Green
  • Shemekia Copeland
  • Slinger Francisco (aka Musician Mighty Sparrow)
  • Star Land Vocal Band
  • Steve Carlton
  • Steve Goodman (guitarist)
  • Steven Seagal
  • Stevie Ray Vaughn
  • Stevie Winwood
  • Survivor (musical group)
  • Susan Lucci
  • Susan Tedeschi
  • Swedish National Girl’s Swim Team
  • Ted Seymore (sailor)
  • Third World (musical group)
  • Tim Duncan (from St. Croix)
  • Tim Robbins
  • Tina Louise (Ginger, Gilligan’s Island)
  • Tito Puente
  • Tom Seiver
  • Tyson Beckford
  • Vice President Joe Biden
  • Victor Borge (lived on-island)
  • Vivica A. Fox
  • Walt Frazier
  • Warren Moon (football)
  • Whitney Houston
  • Will Wilcox
  • William Hurt
  • William Katt (Actor, Greatest American Hero)
  • Wilt Chamberlain
  • Wolfman Jack
  • Ziggy Marley
  • Zosia Mamet
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor

Thanks to everyone who sent us additions to this list!

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