The 13 famous faces of Sparkhill & Sparkbrook, including music icons & sport stars

These are the famous faces of Sparkhill and Sparkbrook in Birmingham

Birmingham boasts some seriously talented exports, from movie stars and musicians to world class football players.

We’ve had a look at the famous faces - actors, musicians and even politicians - who were raised in and around the city in recent months. We’ve now taken a look at the famous faces of Sparkhill and Sparkbrook.

Sparkbrook is known as one of Birmingham’s inner-city areas where the Peaky Blinders operated. Sparkhill is also where the BBC sitcom Citizen Khan starring Adil Ray is set.

Let’s take a look at the famous faces that were brought up in the neighbourhoods.

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