Famous faces: these are the famous people who come from Yardley & Sheldon in Birmingham

We’ve taken a look at the most famous celebs who grew up in Yardley and Sheldon in Birmingham

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 Yardley and Sheldon.

Many famous people grew up in the Birmingham districts which are steeped in history. Yardley has the Tudor hall called Blakesley Hall and an old church, St Edburgha’s, that dates back to the 13th century. The constituency also has five main primary schools. These are Yardley, Blakesley Hall, Lyndon Green, Oasis Academy Hobmoor and St. Bernedettes.

There are also two secondary schools in Sheldon: Cockshut Hill School and King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy. There are five primary schools, one of which is Roman Catholic. Sheldon Library also serves the area.

A number of famous faces all come from the area. With this in mind, we’ve taken a look at the most famous people who are from Yardley and Sheldon, 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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