These are some of the celebrities that grew up around Greater Manchester.

10 celebs who grew up in Greater Manchester - from Tyson Fury to Marvel’s Benedict Wong

From musicians to Hollywood actors and sports stars - these are some of the famous people that grew up in Greater Manchester.

Thursday, 26th May 2022, 12:10 pm

Greater Manchester has produced many famous names over the years, and it is also the birthplace of some stars whose links to the area are less well-known.

The city-region has produced many eminent folk who have gone on to play a part in the world of sport, entertainment and much more.

We’ve put together a list of the biggest names from Manchester, some which you may already know have links to the area, and a few surprises.

Take a look through these 10 photographs of famous faces and see how many you were aware of.

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