Did you know these 23 celebrities lived in the Jupiter area?

Palm Beach County has its share of famous people who have called it home. Here’s the first of a series, Who Are The Celebrities In Your Neighborhood, starting with Jupiter and its ritzier neighbors Jupiter Island and Jupiter Inlet Beach Colony, and the people who live there, lived there or were born there.

Burt Reynolds:Jupiter’s favorite son has been all over the area, including his former ranch, museum and dinner theater. He’s called Jupiter “the best place in the world.”

Tiger Woods:The champion golfer lives on Jupiter Island, and also owns The Woods, a restaurant in Jupiter’s Harbourside Place.

Celine Dion: Beloved chanteuse Dion and late husband Rene Angelil lived in Jupiter Island. Her house sold earlier this year.

>> Exclusive: Celine Dion’s Jupiter Island estate finally sells for $28M

Alan Jackson:Not only did the country legend live on Jupiter Island before selling his house in 2013, but he filmed his famous “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere” video with fellow Palm Beach Countian Jimmy Buffett at Jupiter’s Square Grouper Tiki Bar.

Johnny Bench: The Cincinnati Reds baseball legend had a home in Jupiter.

Greg Norman: The Great White Shark called Jupiter Island home for decades before placing his property on the market in 2016.

Michael Jordan: What is it about Jupiter and sports legends? Jordan lives in Bear’s Club, and is co-owner of a nearby restaurant currently being built in Jupiter.

Tico Torres: The Bon Jovi drummer lived in Admiral’s Cove.

Bryant Gumbel: The veteran ‘Today’ show host and HBO sports show host had mansions in Jupiter’s Loxahatchee Club.

Brent Musberger: The veteran sports broadcaster called Jupiter home for years, but recently put his home on the market.

Dara Torres:The Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer, who lives in Coral Springs, was born in Jupiter.

Kid Rock:The rap-rocker turned Southern rocker and now Republican political hopeful bought a house in Jupiter Inlet Colony.

Olivia Newton-John: The pop superstar and “Grease” star used to spend those “Summer Nights” at her home in Jupiter Inlet Colony.

Perry Como:The crooner, famous for his annual Christmas specials, lived in Jupiter Inlet Colony until his death in 2001. He called the area “a little piece of heaven.”

Rickie Fowler:The golfer, seen earlier this year dining at Guanabana’s with Justin Bieber, sold one multi-million dollar home in Jupiter last year and then bought another.

Brooks Koepka: The West Palm Beach native and U.S. Open winner lives in Jupiter. You might also recall him as the guy whose girlfriend was referred to by the name of his ex during a FOX broadcast.

Ernie Els:The golfer was born in South Africa but lives in Jupiter. He and his wife are active in the autism community, which includes their son, and opened the nearby Els Center of Excellence for kids with the condition.

Drew Garrett: The Jupiter native and Dreyfoos School of the Arts graduate has played many roles, including, for a time, mob scion Michael Corinthos on “General Hospital.”

Mike Schmidt:The Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Famer and cancer survivor lives in Admirals Cove in Jupiter.

TimDotTV:The popular YouTube star and gamer, who now lives in Los Angeles, was born in Jupiter.

Shelby Chesnes:The Jupiter native is a model and former Playboy Playmate who was Playmate of the Month for July 2012.

Cody Parkey: The Pro Bowler and placekicker for the Cleveland Browns went to Jupiter High.

Tiffany Copeland:The Jupiter native and cast member of Bravo’s “Below Deck Mediterranean” is a former marine biologist.

WHO DID WE FORGET? We’ll add ‘em to the list!

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