We love finding out quirky things about our town and are super impressed by this list!
Here's famous faces that reign from Townsville!
Mitchell Johnson-Aussie Cricketer
Mitch was born in Townsville on November 2, 1981. In 2009, he was named International Cricket Council’s- “Cricketer of the Year”.
Angus O'Loughlin- Radio Announcer
The 29-year-old radio announcer spent his early 20's doing promotional radio work in Townsville whilst falling in-love with the gorgeous Rachael Finch. Their love didn't last but at least they both followed their career dreams!
Harriet Dyer- Actress
The blonde beauty has become a star of the much loved Australian TV Drama 'Love Child'. The 28-year-old moved to the big smoke (Sydney) to chase her acting dreams and it has certainly paid off!
Sam Thaiday- NRL Player
The Brisbane Broncos player was born in Sydney but spent his junior footy days playing for Brothers Townsville. In 2002 the now 31-year-old graduated from Kirwan State High School.
Rachael Finch- Model/TV Personality
Rachael was born in Townsville on July 8, 1988 and is now a mother of two. She married Michael Miziner in 2013 and in her earlier days was known as the third-runner up of Miss Universe 2009.
Libby Trickett- Olympic Swimmer
Libby was born in Townsville on January 28, 1985 and has since become a gold medallist at the 2004 Summer Olympics, the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics.
What a bunch of legends!