11 Noteworthy People Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Take a look at 11 famous or notable people born in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
As we continue on the journey to find out what different Michigan cities have to offer when it comes to the people born in them, we arrive at Kalamazoo, Michigan. I can't lie, I have a lot of fun researching these cities and finding out what famous or notable people history come from them. I never fail to have an "I'll be damned" moment when it comes to people that I find.
As always, yes, I know there are more people than just the 11 on this list. When I'm making these lists, I typically just stick to the people I either recognize or the ones that stick out to me. Feel free to leave your favorites that aren't on the list in the comments below.
Kalamazoo is located in Kalamazoo County on the southwest side of the state located roughly 140 miles from both Detroit and Chicago. As of the 2020 census, Kalamazoo had a population of 75,351 people. The city is home to an outdoor pedestrian shopping mall call the Kalamazoo Mall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College, Bell's Brewery, Latitude 42 Brewing Company, and more. The Gibson Guitar Corporation was also founded in Kalamazoo in 1902.
Take a few minutes and check out some of the famous and notable people that have come out of Kalamazoo below.