Austin has usually been a city celebrities enjoy to go to but ever wondered what Austin celebrities contact the ATX residence? Wonder no additional!
One particular of the lots of factors celebrities enjoy Austin is that, for the most aspect, they can go anyplace and no one particular will bother them. Plus, the city has a lot to offer you beyond privacy: the actual estate, meals and vibrance of the capitol city is sufficient to draw any person in, even some of Hollywood’s finest!
Right here are ATXgossip’s major 10 preferred Austin celebrities!
Alright, alright, alright! Is there something additional Austin than Matthew McConaughey? The Dazed and Confused actor was born and raised in Texas.
You are certain to see him at his old alma mater, UT for a football game. Or you could catch him at one particular of the a variety of organizations he volunteers at about town like Meals on Wheels and his personal philanthropy foundation, the Just Maintain Livin’ , which sets up wellness applications in inner-city higher schools. You could even see him out for a evening on the town.
The man may perhaps have created it in Hollywood but he in no way forgot his southern charm. In 2012, McConaughey moved his wife and 3 little ones to Austin to be closer to his mother. More than the years the city normally gets a glimpse of the man out and about and it is normally a story worth telling. Ask any person in Austin and they may perhaps or may perhaps not have a legit McConaughey story to inform!
Austin locals enjoy themselves some Willie. If you will need proof, verify out the two murals of Nelson and a statute of the man himself on none other than the street that is named soon after him, Willie Nelson Boulevard. Nelson is also an Honorary Chairman of the advisory board of the Texas Music Project.
The 86-year-old nation star has lived in a variety of locales about the US and when you can take the man out of Texas, you cannot take Texas out of the man. Willie was born in Abbott, Texas and now spends most of his time involving his Luck, TX ranch in Spicewood and his residence in Maui. Obtaining lived in various cities in Texas in his 86 years, I wonder what Willie would have to say about the alterations he’s observed in our terrific state, specially Austin.
One particular point that hasn’t changed and in no way will… this city’s enjoy for Willie.
Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles
The Supernatural on screen brothers each returned to their Texas roots a couple of years back, moving their households to Austin.
Former Gilmore Girls actor Jared Padalecki was born in San Antonio but now lives in Austin with his wife Genevieve Cortese and their 3 youngsters. Padalecki loves Austin so a lot he named one particular of his sons Austin! When he’s not filming in Vancouver he’s in Austin spending time with his household, getting active in the neighborhood, hanging out on Lake Travis and overseeing his bar San Jac Saloon on 6th Street.
Dallas native Ackles followed in the footsteps of his co-star and set down roots in Austin as effectively. Considerably like Padalecki, Jensen opened his personal business enterprise, a brewery named Family members Company Beer Enterprise in Dripping Springs. The name of the business is an ode to Supernatural, which is coming to an finish soon after a 15 year run. Jensen lives on the lake with his wife, Danneel and their 3 youngsters. Lately their Austin residence was featured on Architectural Digest exactly where they gave readers a glimpse inside their residence which occurs to function a lot of nearby Austin designers and artists.
The dynamic duo have come to be household names all more than the planet due to 15 years on air but in Austin they can lay low and appreciate their households. Except on June 23, that is! Padalecki and Ackles have come to be so critical to Austin that Main Adler declared June 23 to be Supernatural Day in Austin.
The Ahead of Sunrise indie king is an Austin native, born to two 17-year-old UT students. Though Hawke only lived in Austin for a quick time, he in no way fairly let go of Texas. He talks about expanding up and experiencing Texas summers with his dad, listening to Willie Nelson and his grandfather who served as a Texas Home Representative for additional than 10 years. Hawke has written numerous books primarily based on Texas and stated he usually felt connected to Austin.
In 2005 he was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame and he’s premiered lots of films at SXSW. He even wrote one particular known as Blaze primarily based on the life of Austin nation musician Blaze Foley. And in August of 2018, Hawke was a guest editor for The Austin Chronicle where he went into depth about politics and his connection to Texas.
He could not be a resident of Austin but getting a Texan is additional than an address.
Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton
That is correct, Coach and Tammy Taylor are each Austin residents. The Friday Evening Lights actors definitely take the term “Texas Forever” to heart. Even though FNL wrapped in 2011, the twosome decided to preserve ties to the ATX. Though Britton splits her time involving houses in LA, Tennessee, New York and Austin, Chandler spends most of his time on his 33-acres in Dripping Springs.
In 2018, Britton was spotted out and about in Austin with celebrity buddies celebrating her 50th birthday! And even though Chandler enjoys the city from time to time, but prefers the quiet and space only Texas can offer you.
More than the years each Kyle and Connie have told the media stories about falling in enjoy with Austin when shooting the 1st couple of years of Friday Evening Lights. One of our favorites includes the Television energy couple meeting up at Jo’s Coffee to go more than lines collectively.
So, subsequent time you are standing inside a Jo’s just consider of how lots of instances Chandler may perhaps have uttered the words, “Clear eyes, complete hearts, cannot lose” when enjoying your coffee!
However an additional Friday Evening Lights cast member who fell in enjoy with Austin and decided to contact it residence. The Canadian model turned actor who plays everyone’s preferred negative boy Tim Riggins on FNL decided to fill his personal characters prophecy of receiving land and living substantial in Texas. The American Assassin actor may perhaps be off filming for most of the year but when he’s residence in Austin you can spot him at Jo’s, his preferred coffee spot, out with buddies, or even at the fitness center.
Kitsch, like most of our other Austin Celebrities, also hosts charity events in Austin. Taylor partakes alongside Connie Britton in African Children’s Choir events practically ever year. He even hosted a Rock the Brazos new year’s occasion a couple of years back! Final year Kitsch attended ATX Television Festival to speak about playing David Koresh in Waco.
We’ve talked to Taylor a couple of instances more than the years when he’s been in Austin advertising his perform and we have to say it is usually exciting to speak to somebody who loves Austin as a lot as we do. Want additional of Taylor speaking about his enjoy for Austin? Verify out the interview we did with him a couple of year back when he was in town advertising American Assassin.
Andy Roddick and Brooklyn Decker
One particular plays sports and one particular was on the cover of Sports Illustrated. This adorable Austin celebrity duo met in 2003 and got married in Austin in 2009.
Roddick wasn’t born in Austin but he lived right here from ages four to 11. Apparently, Austin left so a lot of an impression that Roddick ended up moving back for excellent. And he convinced the North Carolina born Decker to come along for the ride.
The former pro tennis champ announced his retirement at the 2012 US Open, deciding to concentrate additional on household and the Andy Roddick Foundation which is primarily based in Austin.
Even though their household is expanding (the couple now have two little ones), they lately decided to downgrade from their $five.95 million dollar Hill Nation mansion. But do not be concerned, they’re not going anyplace. They lately invested in Tiff’s Treats! Though the couple attempt to lay low for the most aspect, they can be observed at the annual Andy Roddick Foundation Gala in Austin every single year and other events about Austin.
Nicely, there you have it, our major 10 Austin celebrities. Some may perhaps say Austin is a lot like Los Angeles but we’re fairly certain Austin is greater. But we could just be a tiny biased.
Did we miss your preferred Austin celebrity? Comment beneath and keep tuned. They just could make it on our subsequent list!
This post was completed with reporting help from Sofia Herrera.
Featured photo courtesy of @WWE on Twitter.