The 14 famous faces from Aston, including Aston Villa & Black Sabbath links

We’ve taken a look at the most famous celebs who grew up in Aston

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

Recently, we’ve had a look at the famous faces - actors, musicians and even politicians - who were raised in and around Birmingham. Now, we’ve decided to take a look at the famous celebrities who grew up in Aston.

Many famous people grew up in the Birmingham district which is steeped in history. The neighbourhood has strong links to heavy metal and is of course the home to one of England’s top football club’s Aston Villa. The inner-city area is just a short distance from the prestigious Aston University - which has been ranked in the top 100 universities in the world for Business Administration subjects.

The ward is also home to the beautiful Aston Hall, which has watched proudly over Birmingham for more than 400 years. The hall is also one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

A number of writers, sportspeople, and actors as well as other famous faces all come from the area. With this in mind, we’ve taken a look at the most famous people who are from Aston, including those who were born in the areas, as well as those who have lived there at some point during their lifetime.

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