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Old 11-21-2012, 02:28 PM
 
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I have seen some posts in other forums regarding celebrities living in other areas. I was curious about which celebrities live in the tidewater area of Virginia.
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:00 PM
 
Location: Norfolk, VA
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I have seen some posts in other forums regarding celebrities living in other areas. I was curious about which celebrities live in the tidewater area of Virginia.
Pharrell still claims to have a house in the area. I know Miss Elliot is from Portsmouth, but I think she spends most of her time in Atlanta. From what I've heard Teddy Riley is also from here, but I'm not sure if he is around anymore.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:20 PM
 
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Teddy Riley is from Harlem, he just lived and contributed alot to the music scene in the Hampton Roads. Malice of the Clipse, Mike Vick and a handfull of other athletes have houses here.
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:31 PM
 
Location: Norfolk, VA
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Teddy Riley is from Harlem, he just lived and contributed alot to the music scene in the Hampton Roads. Malice of the Clipse, Mike Vick and a handfull of other athletes have houses here.
Didn't know he is from Harlem, interesting.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:44 PM
 
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Pretty much the only ones that still have homes here are the ones that were born here/grew up around here.

Few people with fame and fortune stick around here.
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Old 12-31-2012, 08:14 PM
 
Location: Hampton Roads, Virginia
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Producer Timbaland owns a recording studio in Virginia Beach, but lives in Miami. Pharrell Williams lives in Miami too, but is helping to build a children's science/educational center in Virginia Beach near Lake Edward. Missy Elliott's mom lives in a mega-mansion in Va Beach. And some members of Teddy Riley's old band Blackstreet live down here as well.

In the early 2000s, The Los Angeles Times took notice of Virginia Beach's place in the hip-hop scene.
Virginia is for hip-hop lovers - Los Angeles Times

The Olympic gold-medalist Gabby Douglas is a Virginia Beach native, but she trains in Iowa. She did back come to Norfolk and VB a few times for some public events.

Also, some reality TV show stars live in the area, like Rudy Boesch from Survivor.

Last edited by VaDogwood; 12-31-2012 at 08:22 PM.. Reason: additional comments
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:47 PM
 
Location: Hampton Roads, VA.
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Salt of Salt-n-Pepa lives in N.News. Smooth B. of Nice and Smooth. Wu-Tang members and Wu-affiliates have been known to live in the area and frequent it also. Nottz Raw (producer) Bink (producer) ...I heard about some young dude from Suffolk doing music further south...I think his name is Lex Luger. Amerie (singer) stays out in the Beach I heard.
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:47 AM
 
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Bruce Smith , retired NFL Pro Bowl Player, Very good Defensive End, lives on the Lynnhaven Inlet across from Chix Cafe!

Coconut1 you need to be more postive man!
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:27 AM
 
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You would be amazed how many celebrities, particularly professional athletes and musicians, are from the area. Wikipedia has done the work for us so no sense I list it. Given the size of our population, I would say we disproportionately represented in this regard nationally.

List of people from Hampton Roads, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I actually went to HS with Michael Cuddyer (all star baseball player for the Twins and Rockies) and one of my good friends was roommates with Jake Clemons (Clarence Clemons nephew who now plays saxophone with Bruce Springsteen). I know Cuddyer still lives in Chesapeake and his wife teaches at Hickory.
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:45 AM
 
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Bruce Smith , retired NFL Pro Bowl Player, Very good Defensive End, lives on the Lynnhaven Inlet across from Chix Cafe!

Coconut1 you need to be more postive man!
I'm very positive, but I cannot give out false compliments.

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You would be amazed how many celebrities, particularly professional athletes and musicians, are from the area. Wikipedia has done the work for us so no sense I list it. Given the size of our population, I would say we disproportionately represented in this regard nationally.

List of people from Hampton Roads, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I actually went to HS with Michael Cuddyer (all star baseball player for the Twins and Rockies) and one of my good friends was roommates with Jake Clemons (Clarence Clemons nephew who now plays saxophone with Bruce Springsteen). I know Cuddyer still lives in Chesapeake and his wife teaches at Hickory.
This isn't accurate because the majority of people on that list do not live in HR which is the subject at hand.
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