The West Midlands boasts some seriously talented exports, from movie stars and musicians to world class football players.
We’ve had a look through a number of different Birmingham neighbourhoods in recent months to find the most famous people to come from the Birmingham areas.
Many actors, musicians and even politicians were raised in and around Birmingham.
Now, we’ve decided to take a look at the famous celebrities who grew up in the city district of Bartley Green.
We have included those who were born in the areas, as well as those who have lived there at some point during their lifetime.
1. Joe Lycett
Although he was born in Hall Green, but he went to King Edward VI Five Ways school in Bartley Green
2. Bill Oddie
The actor and television presenter is well known for being a member of comedy trio The Goodies. He also hosts wildlife programmes for the BBC including Springwatch and Autumnwatch. He did a lot of bird watching in Bartley Green reservoir.
3. David Kelly
Kelly is a former Republic of Ireland footballer and coach. He scored nine goals in 26 international games for the Republic of Ireland, and was a squad member for UEFA Euro 1988, the 1990 FIFA World Cup, and the 1994 FIFA World Cup. He played for Wolves, Leicester and West Ham. Born in Brum, he also played for Bartley Green Boys, his local club, as a youngster
4. Kelli Ali
Kelli Ali is formerly the lead singer of the trip hop group Sneaker Pimps before going on to a solo career, best known for singles“6 Underground” and “Spin Spin Sugar”. She grew up in Bartley Green