From Spice Girls, to renowned playwrights, to Premier League stars - the city has produced many talented people.
Here are 21 famous people that were born in Leeds
5. Matthew Lewis
Matthew Lewis who played Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter series was born in Horsforth in 1989. He went to St Mary's Menston Catholic Voluntary Academy. He has been married to Angela Jones since 2018. Photo: Shutterstock
6. Gabby Loga
Sports presenter Gabby Logan was born in Leeds in 1973. She went to Cardinal Heenan High School before doing A-Levels at Notre Dame Sixth Form College.
7. Leigh Francis
Born in Beeston in Leeds, the stand-up comedian and actor is best known for portraying Keith Lemon, along with creating Channel 4’s Bo’ Selecta! And presenting Celebrity Juice.
8. Gaynor Faye
Soap star Gaynor Faye is the daughter of TV scriptwriter Kay Mellor. She's known for her roles in Coronation Street, Emmerdale and her stage role in Calendar Girls. She lives in Leeds with her two children.