Sydney, Australia’s largest city, has a population of over 5.7 million people according to a 2019 survey. The city has a very friendly climate that attracts thousands of tourists and new residents every year. They host a range of fun events every year, drawing a wide array of visitors for various reasons.  Just like most other continents, the summers are hot, winters are mild and spring is dry. This is much more appealing to people than the wet, cold winters experienced in other countries. Being the largest and one of the most popular cities in Australia, Sydney has been and still is home to a long list of very popular individuals. With the range of things to do in Sydney, it is no wonder some of these A listers call this place home!

The team at Britlock Locksmiths Sydney have come up with a list of some of our favourite celebrities who have at one point or another lived in the scenic coastal city of Sydney, NSW:

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Nicole Mary Kidman

Kidman is an award-winning actress and film director who holds dual citizenship for Australia and the U.S. She was born in Hawaii but grew up and schooled in Sydney. Kidman has featured in many notable films including the likes of Days of Thunder, The Hours, Lion, Destroyer, and Big Little Lies among others. She has residences in Sydney, Nashville, and Los Angeles where she lives with her husband Keith Urban and their kids. According to a 2018 report, Kidman is worth $130 Million; she is considered to among the most influential people in the world.

Keith Lionel Urban

Urban, is a popular country music artist who currently lives in Sydney. He was born in New Zealand and has dual citizenship for Australian and New Zealand. He rose to fame during his time with the now-defunct “The Ranch” band. He has released several awards winning hits including Wasted Time, Blue Ain’t Your Color, Female, and Break on Me just to mention a few. Urban is married to Nicole Kidman. He is allegedly worth around $80 million.

Amethyst Amelia Kelly

Popularly known as Iggy Azalea, Kelly is a popular Australian born rapper, songwriter, model and music director. She was born in the coastal city of Sydney and is one of the most influential young musicians in the world. Some of her most popular hits include Fancy, Black Widow, and Work among others. Kelly is currently based in the U.S.

Jai Stephen Courtney

Courtney is a popular actor from Australia who is mostly recognized for his roles in popular films including A Good Day to Die Hard, The Exception, I, Frankenstein and Jack Reacher. Courtney was born in Sydney but currently lives in Los Angeles.

Other popular residents and former residents of Sydney include Lara Worthington, Victor Chang, Cassie MacIntosh, Ian Thorpe, Diana Shelstad and Jessie McKay.